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First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Arrives in Britain for the London Marathon

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta arrived in London, Britain, early this morning ready for the 42 kilometres London Marathon race. The Plane carrying the First Lady and her entourage touched down Heathrow International Airport shortly before 7: am local time. On arrival, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was received by the Kenyan High Commissioner staff led by Ambassador Ephraim Maina.
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11 Resolutions by Governors of Kitui, Machakos, Makueni Counties

At the first Ukambani leaders forum on development and devolution at KEFRI in Kitui County, the Governors of: Machakos County Dr. Alfred Mutua; Kitui County Dr. Julius Malombe; and Makuenii County Prof. Kivutha Kibwana came up with 11 resolutions for development of the three counties that share borders and have the largest population of Kamba people settled....
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Raila Odinga Worships at St Stephens Church Boston

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga who is in the Boston region on a program organized by Boston University joined Kenyans at St Stephens Church Lowell for Worship. Reverend Pastor Samuel Kimuho preached the message of “Never give up,” on this day referencing various verses from the bible. Dressed casually the former Prime Minister who was accompanied by Sammy Maina and Maina’s wife Mercy, Raila who be invited by the Chairman of the Church Mr. Kimungu to give Kenyans a report on Kenya. ...
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When Power of God, Family & Friends Counts

If you were the only child to your single mother and you receive a phone call that your mum has passed on, what would you do? This is the situation Michelle found herself after her mum passed on four days after an accident. Family and friends would become the medicine to see her through each of the painful day that follows after death. We all know that at one day we will pass on and those we love shall pass on; but no one can prepare for that unknown day of the pain the natural pain that shall occur....
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Kenya Students in Ukraine Story: 11 Comments

Waiyaki, Njuguna, Njinju and Ekakoro, students in Ukraine, story of struggle in Ukraine is a sad story that is compounded by the global political debate on Ukraine. Kenyans commenting direct most of their comments on Kenya Government responsibility to citizens especially the young when it commits to financial loan/aid to a student who travel abroad on a scholarship. The fact that this 4 students are struggling because of Kshs 60,000 ($750) an year each is shameful. Many students who go abroad many a time sponsored by both governments may end up opening economic and trade ties between countries. Below some comments on the story....
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Kenyans in Boston Welcome 2014 & KCPE Results

Kenyans in Boston welcomed 2014 counting down together with the close to 1 million in New York Time square who braved the freezing cold weather. The Kenyans and their kids celebrated the New Year with optimism while wishing a prosperous fruitful year for each other and for Kenya. During the celebrating of the New Year they also welcomed the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination KCPE results that were released on 31st December 2013. ...
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Tax Rates Reduction, Kenya CBK Governor View at Diaspora Conference

“In order to get tax rates to reduce in Kenya we have to increase compliance,” a message reports Professor Njuguna Ndungu view spoken at the Kenya Diaspora Conference 2013. The main problem with the Kenya fiscal policy makers is not considering that the first thing that affects tax rates is government spending. Many fiscal economists would have been more pleased to hear an answer: “In order to get tax rates to reduce we must align Kenya Government spending with the level of our country Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as compared to other successful economies.”...
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Governor Mutua Gets Good Reviews by Diaspora Kenyans During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving holiday is a time that brings family together in the Diaspora. It is a time to catch up on what is new. On Kenya the newest thing is the Machakos Development. It was the talk of Kenyans gathered to celebrate thanksgiving. The pictures of Machakos dusty stadium to the now Green stadium that is holding tournaments were shared. Governor Mutua was given high marks. Many present felt there was hope for Kenya, thanked Governor Mutua and wished him more success. ...
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Happy ThanksGiving

Thanksgiving started as days of prayer and thanking God for blessings. President Abraham Lincoln would make it an official holiday of the U.S during the Civil War, when he proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens," to be celebrated on Thursday, November 26 1863. Today the holiday is celebrated in the on the fourth Thursday in November. As celebrations and turkey meals are eaten we wish all a Happy Thanksgivings....
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U.S Message on Abstaining to Vote at UN Security Council by Amb. Samantha Powers

The United States abstained on this vote because we believe that the concerns raised by Kenya regarding the International Criminal Court proceedings against President Kenyatta and Deputy President Ruto are best addressed within the framework of the Court and its Assembly of States Parties, and not through a deferral mandated by the Security Council. This position is consistent with the view that we shared with the African Union Contact Group at the Council’s Informal Interactive Dialogue at the end of October....
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