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Nine foreign banks set to enter Kenyan market after CBK lifts freeze


Kenya’s banking sector has attracted nine more banks from different countries after the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) lifted a freeze on the licensing of new lenders. The banking regulator said the banks are seeking approval to set shop in Nairobi, citing a resilient economy, deeper financial connection and a dynamic regional market. “We have nine banks from different jurisdictions that have expressed interest in coming to Kenya,” CBK governor Patrick Njoroge told the Press yesterday. He, however, did not disclose their names or their specific countries of origin. Several international banks have more recently been making overtures to Kenya. New York-based lender JPMorgan Chase has expressed interest in setting up a representative office in Nairobi while Qatari National Bank (QNB) has been advertising its financial results in local dailies for the third year in a row. QNB has expressed interest in arranging a Sukuk (sovereign bond) for Kenya. Kenya currently has 43 banks. The CBK early this month lifted the moratorium it had imposed on the licensing of new banks since November 2015 following the collapse of Imperial Bank and Dubai Bank under the weight of banking malpractices. CBK’s decision to restart fresh licensing signals a return of stability in the Kenyan banking sector. This has seen the regulator announce that its finalising approval of two new lenders - DIB Bank Kenya owned by UAE’s largest Islamic bank Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) and Mayfair Bank Limited associated with Nairobi gubernatorial aspirant Peter Kenneth. The moratorium stopped the issuing of new permits, excluding mergers, takeovers and acquisitions. - Daily Nation.

 

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4 Kenyans among six aid workers killed in South Sudan


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says efforts are currently underway by South Sudan security agents in

conjunction with officials from GREDO and UNICEF to recover the bodies of the victims/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 28 – Four Kenyans are among six aid workers killed in an ambush on March 25 in South Sudan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says efforts are currently underway by South Sudan security agents in conjunction with officials from GREDO and UNICEF to recover the bodies of the victims. “The ministry is actively engaging all stakeholders to ascertain the exact circumstances leading to this tragedy” CS Amina Mohamed said Tuesday. The aid workers were killed as they travelled in convoy from the capital Juba to the eastern town of Pibor. Their attackers stopped the car, forced them out and then they were “shot and killed.” Three years of civil war in South Sudan have seen warring parties deny access to aid, attack humanitarian workers and loot relief supplies. It has also displaced about 2.5 million people and created a devastating humanitarian crisis, including a famine that has already affected 100,000 people and is threatening to reach up to a million. According to OCHA, it was the highest number of aid workers killed in a single incident since the conflict began in December 2013 in the world’s youngest country. The ambush follows two other attacks on aid workers this month. On March 14, a health worker and a patient were killed in an attack on a humanitarian convoy responding to a cholera outbreak in the central town of Yirol. And four days earlier, local staff of an international NGO were detained by armed rebels and released four days later during fighting in the northern area of Mayendit. - Source link-capitalfm.co.ke

 

 

 

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Commercial banks now gang up to deny Kenyans cheap loans


The sudden pressure by banks to have the law capping interest rates scrapped has put the Government in a tight spot. The big question is whether the Government should discard a regulation that was supposed to increase access to credit but has instead resulted in the opposite just six months since President Uhuru Kenyatta signed it. The banking industry is facing a moment of truth as tough regulations introduced by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) which took effect last year and a limit on how much lenders can charge as interest, have come full circle.
Most of the lenders have released their 2016 full-year financial results and there is a significant dip in profits for some of them. Now, they are using their sudden change of fortunes to arm-twist the Government into doing away with the law that caps rates at 4 per cent above Central Bank rate. All eyes are now on Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich who is expected to give the Government’s position on the matter on Thursday when he delivers the budget. But whichever decision the technocrats at Treasury and the Government make, the effects will have both economic and political repercussions. Economists have argued that the rate cap law may have been responsible for lower GDP growth at the end of last year while banks blame it for their dwindling profits.


However, reversing the law which was very popular with Kenyans when it was signed in August last year will expose the country to exploitative interest rates once again, which brings a political angle to the matter. Banks are, however, adamant the law must be discarded. “The solution is not to tweak the law, but to remove it and consider some proposals to make credit accessible. We know these problems and we are trying to address them,” Kenya Bankers Association Chief Executive Habil Olaka says. Nevertheless, he says the reason there is a drastic change in their financial numbers is because some banks have not been reporting prudently in the past and that gave a rosy impression of the whole sector. While responding to allegations that he (Mr Olaka) had given a secret memo to bank bosses to blame all their misfortunes on the rate cap, the KBA boss said he had only instructed bank CEOs to stop cooking their books. “It is not in KBA’s position to give advice on how to report their numbers. The numbers are generated by the banks themselves, they are the ones who can give meaning to the numbers,” he says.


“What we are trying to advise banks, there could be a tendency to try to couch the numbers in a way that the true information does not come out.” During his State of the Nation address two weeks ago, President Kenyatta expressed his frustration at the negative effects of the interest rates law. “Our SMEs are complaining that they do not have access to credit in spite of the fact that the cost of credit in Kenya is the most affordable in the region after the capping of commercial bank interest rates in September last year,” he said. This gave a hint that the Government may be working on new policy guidelines but appear keen to have a new regulation that is in their favour. The interest rate cap limits commercial bank lending rates at 400 basis points or 4 per cent above the Central Bank rate, which currently stands at 10 per cent. This, plus a regulatory directive by the CBK issued in 2015 that forced banks to set aside money for Non-Performing Loans (NPL) from their profits has resulted in a tighter operation environment which has had an effect on the performance of the sector. – The Standard

 

Kenyan Man Killed in a Hit-and-Run Accident in St Louis

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) –A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed in north St. Louis County Wednesday night. Erick Kimani, 68, was found lying on the pavement of North Highway 67 near Mondoubleau Lane around 8:10 p.m. after being hit by a vehicle. Kimani’s family told News 4 they believe he was walking home that night. “This victim who is deceased as a result of this he was a husband he was a father we need to do everything we can to get justice for that individual and his family,” said Police Officer Benjamin Granda. Police are looking for the driver of the car described as a four-door, silver or gold passenger car. Police said the car has noticeable front end damage, a heavy window tint, moon roof and circular fog lights. Surveillance photos of the car were released by police Thursday afternoon. The St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and Accident Reconstruction Unit are investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run should contact police at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477. - Source link-kmov.com

 

Militia fighters decapitate 40 police officers in DR Congo

 

 

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta maintains lead over Raila


If Kenya voted today, President Uhuru Kenyatta would defeat opposition chief Raila Odinga by 51 per cent to 24 per cent in the first round, a Star survey indicates. However, the poll by the newspaper’s research department indicates Raila remains by far — 51 per cent — the preferred presidential flagbearer on August 8. According to the poll, the former Prime Minister’s NASA comrades — Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka and his Amani National Congress counterpart Musalia Mudavadi — would garner three per cent and two per cent, respectively. Ford Kenya Leader Moses Wetang’ula who is also the Senate minority leader would not get any votes, the survey indicates. In February, the same poll put Uhuru at 48 per cent against ODM chief Raila’s 28 per cent. At that time, the country faced strikes by doctors and lecturers that paralysed both the health and the higher education sectors. The Star’s random telephone survey of 2,000 eligible voters was conducted from March 15 to 19 in 16 counties, based on number of eligible voters. Both urban and rural areas were sampled. The margin of error was +/- 2.19 per cent, with a 95 per cent confidence level. However, the poll indicates 20 per cent of Kenyan voters are still undecided on their choice for President, with only 135 days to the polls. The survey is likely to leave Raila and his advisers pondering their strategy at a time when he has been going flat out to remove Uhuru. Yesterday, the three opposition captains held a mammoth rally in Nairobi’s Mathare estate and assailed Jubilee as a failed regime. – The Star

 

 

ABC Bank gets LEI certification from London Stock Exchange


ABC Bank has secured certification as a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Bank by the London Stock Exchange. This makes ABC Bank among the first Banks in East Africa to obtain such status. The certification comes ahead of the global enforcement of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation starting 1st January 2018.

The LEI regulation was introduced in May 2014 at the behest of the G20 countries after the global financial crisis of 2007-2008. LEI is a unique code used across the globe to identify organizations that engage in financial markets, and is intended to bring comfort of corporate identity, particularly in financial transactions.

The publicly available data pool serves as a global directory, which greatly enhances transparency in the marketplace. Besides enabling companies and regulators to identify parties to financial transactions instantly and accurately, it also benefits companies by improving efficiency and internal risk management.

“This certification is critical to ABC Bank because we are very active in the international financial markets, hence the need for us to be a recognized participant in the larger financial ecosystem even outside of East Africa. This will avail us new international business opportunities since prospective partners will easily and speedily identify us and transact. We believe this certification places us at great advantage vis-a-vis other banks for customers as we can reach a larger pool of counterparties and offer finer pricing for customers ” said ABC Bank General Manager for Treasury and Financial Institutions, Mr. Philip Wambua.

With the globalization of the financial markets, businesses across the world are grappling with the challenge of developing and implementing a common entity identification system that could serve as a game changer in identifying financial market participants. Once certified, a firm is included in a global data system that connects to key reference information that enables clear and unique identification of legal entities participating in financial transactions in any jurisdiction.

“We believe that ultimately there should be one identity behind every business. Having an LEI will help to achieve this objective. We are on a journey to increase the rate of LEI adoption so that in the future, the Global LEI Index will capture an increasing number of entities engaging in financial transactions globally, providing a 360-degree view”, states the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) website.

Published on Business Daily, 13th March. link: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/markets/news/ABC-Bank-transaction-transparency-boosting-certification/3815534-3848396-7n12sv/index.html

 

Tesco closures: is your local store getting the chop?


The supermarket names the 43 stores to close in the UK - where in Britain will the shutters come down for good?
As part of wide ranging cost-cutting measures, Tesco will be closing 43 unprofitable stores in Britain as well as its headquarters in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire.
The supermarket has now informed the stores which will see their shutters come down for good. The closures will affect at least 2,000 staff across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Tesco Express and Home Plus stores will close on March 15 and Metros and Superstores will shut on April 4, according to Simon Gompertz.
Here's the list in full:
• Bearwood, Tesco Express
• Belvedere, Tesco Express
• Church Street, Ballymena, Tesco Express
• Heaton Chapel, Tesco Express
• Heybridge, Essex, Tesco Express

Is your local store getting the chop? Click Here for more


 

Westminster gates left open after PC Palmer killed, video show

Images showing the gates open as a motorcyclist (left) drives in raises new concerns about security at the Palace of Westminster, and centre, Video shows how close the Prime Minister was to the terror attack on 22 March, 2017. The PM was just about 100 yards away from the scene (right).

Footage of the aftermath of the Westminster attack shows Parliament's gates unmanned as a motorcyclist makes his way in. The man, who has not been identified but may be a courier, rode through the open Carriage Gates where attacker Khalid Masood had struck minutes earlier. The video captured by a journalist from The Times, who witnessed the events from an office window on Wednesday, raises fresh concerns about security at the Palace of Westminster. Read More..

 

GUEST PREACHER AT PCEA UK OUTREACH AT MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CHURCH

395 BARKING ROAD, E13 8AL OPPOSITE PLAISTOW POLICE STATION
ON SUNDAY 26TH, MARCH, 2017 FROM 2.00 T0 5.00 P.M.

Mr. Chizah Wambugu

Mr. Isaac Muthui (centre) the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of the Churchblaze Group Limited and the the master-mind of the unique innovation.

 

Mr. Chizah Wambugu, a former Church Elder of Christ Is The Answer Church, Valley Road, Nairobi and Member of PAC - Pan African Christian University, will be the Guest Preacher at PCEA UK Outreach Church at Memorial Community Church, Plaistow, on Sunday 26th March, 2017 from 2.00-5.00PM. Mr Wambugu is currently a Director of Churchblaze Group of Companies which is the 1st Global Christian Social Network and incorporates an e-commerce platform.


This is a unique innovation by a young Kenyan Technopreneur, Isaac Muthui, which seeks to give the universal body of Christ a unified amplified voice and control in the social and economic global arena. Click Here for more information-www.churchblazegroup.com.

 

Bernard Njoroge and Elvin Njoroge of
Stonebridge, London have lost their daughter

LATE LINDA NJOKI NJOROGE

We regret to announce the death of Linda Njoki Njoroge which occured on Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 at University College Hospital, London. She is a daughter to Bernard Njoroge and Elvin Njoroge of 49 Lawrence Avenue, Stonebridge, NW10 8EQ, London. Sister to Kevin Njoroge and Ernest Njoroge and niece to Ken Kimani. Linda was a 16 year old student at La-Sainte Union Catholic High School in Camden. Family and friends are meeting daily to offer prayers, comfort and financial support.at 49 Lawrence Avenue, NW10 8EQ from 6pm to 9pm. The late Linda will be laid to rest in Kenya as she had wished.

Well wishers, who would like to assist financially, can contribute through the folllowing Bank details, and you are kindly requested to put your name as a reference.
Bank: Barclays Bank
Bank Ref: Your name
Account Name: B. Njoroge
Sort Code: 20-92-60
Bank Account NO: : 90105414

For more information please contact Bernard on 07944755668 or Hannah on 02089653271 or 07838631709.

 

 

YouTube's bid to grab TV dollars threatened by advertiser revolt


The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday. The immediate financial impact of the controversy is likely to be limited, in part because a big chunk of YouTube revenue comes from smaller advertisers who lack the budget for TV campaigns and do not have easy alternatives. Some analysts also believe that departing advertisers, eager to reach YouTube's millennial audience, will quickly return. But with "brand safety" emerging as a major concern for marketers amid a surge in hate speech and other types of offensive content across the internet, the widespread assumption that major advertisers are ready to shift large chunks of their budgets from TV to digital now looks much more dubious. The timing may also favour television networks as they usually present their fall line-ups and woo big advertisers starting in May, agency executives said.


Big brands
YouTube, part of Alphabet Inc , has spent years courting big brands that spend hundreds of millions annually on air time. But over the past week, companies including Verizon Communications Inc, AT&T Inc and Johnson & Johnson have cancelled their YouTube ad deals. “Video is actually a lot more fragile of an ecosystem than the Silicon Valley, software-eats-everything crowd may want to think," said Joel Espelien, a senior analyst at the Diffusion Group, which studies the future of television. The point is all content isn’t actually the same, all advertising isn’t actually all the same. There is an element of taste. And when you ruin that, the whole thing does kind of start to fall apart.” Google offers little visibility into YouTube’s financial performance, but analysts view it as a key driver for the company’s growth as its traditional search advertising business matures. Analyst Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets estimates YouTube will bring in about $14 billion in revenue this year. Alphabet shares have fallen more than 3 per cent since Monday, closing at $839.65 on Thursday.


Mere blip?
Whether the recent events are a mere blip on the radar for Google or a harbinger of bigger problems to come may depend on whether the company can quickly improve its technical tools to give advertisers more control over where their ads appear. YouTube has begun reviewing its advertising policies and will take steps to give advertisers more control, Philipp Schindler, Google's chief business officer, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday. Google also plans to hire more people for its review team and refine its artificial intelligence – a key step, since much of the ad-serving is handled by automation. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, acknowledged in a Fox News interview that ads appearing next to videos promoting hate speech or advocating violence had slipped through the digital cracks in Google's elaborate ad-serving systems. "We match ads and the content, but because we source the ads from everywhere, every once in a while somebody gets underneath the algorithm and they put in something that doesn’t match," Schmidt said. "We’ve had to tighten our policies and actually increase our manual review time and so I think we’re going to be OK.” But Google's public statements have done little to assuage advertisers’ fears, said David Cohen, president, North America, for media buying firm Magna Global.


Categorise content
Privately, Google has gone into more detail about how it plans to combat the issue, including ratcheting up its algorithms to better categorise content and being more tringent about how content is labelled, Cohen said. But such additional controls would reduce the percentage of content that carries advertising and could disrupt the vibrant community of independent creators on YouTube, who drive traffic to the site and rely on revenue-sharing from advertising. YouTube faces a special imperative to keep creators happy as rivals such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc try to court talent for their own platforms, said Hank Green, a prominent YouTube creator who runs the VidCon conference. “YouTube has a decade-long head start, but obviously everyone wants a piece of the pie,” he said. Even before the most recent revelations about YouTube, control over online ad placement had become a hot button topic for advertisers. Social networks and news aggregators came under fire during and after the US presidential election for spreading fake news reports, and advertisers have also sought to avoid having their brands appear beside content that they categorize as hate speech. “Between non-human traffic and fraud, fake news and hate speech, brands are more concerned than ever,” said Marc Goldberg, CEO of Trust Metrics, a New York-based company that addresses ad fraud.

 

 

KENYA EMBASSAY STAFF IN ISRAEL JOINS KENYANS

FROM UK FOR A DINNER IN BETHLEHEM

Acting Kenya Ambassador in Israel Ambassador Jon Chessoni (2nd from left)

addressing the visiting Kenyans from Kenyan and from UK in a Bethlethem Hotel

 

During our visit in the Holy Land of Israel the Kenya Embassy staff took time to come and share a dinner with a group of Kenyans from UK and from  PCEA Kenya currently touring Israel. The dinner took place on Friday evening 24th March 2017 in Bethlehem Hotel. The Embassy team was lead by the Acting Kenya Ambassador in Israel Jon Chessoni, Mr. Fred Ondiek the Financial Attaché and Mr. Alex Okitoi Minister Counsellor. While talking to the visitors in Bethlehem Hotel the Acting Ambassador Jon Chessoni advised Kenyans living in the UK to invest wisely both in UK and in Kenya where there are a lot of opportunities. He said that Kenya is a growing economy and one of the best places to invest in Africa. He continues to say that Kenyans are in the diaspora for a mission, not only to send money back home but to bring home the technologies and knowledge they have acquired in their respective areas. The PCEA team from Kenya was lead by Peter Kamuthu Kariuki from PCEA Head Office who has been to Israel tour for more than 10 times, bringing PCEA teams to Israel.

 

 

SEVERAL KENYANS FROM UK RENEWS THEIR BAPTISM IN RIVER JORDAN

Several Kenyans living in the UK renewed their baptism in River Jordan on Friday 24th March, 2017. The team later visited the City of Jericho before heading to Lazarus Tomb in Betheny. On right is Mr. Seed caught at the reception of Bethlehem Hotel.

 

 

A KENYAN PROFESSOR HAS PASSED AWAY IN SILVER SPRING, USA

Gilbert O. Ogonji, former longtime professor of biology and chair of Coppin State University’s Department of Natural Sciences, died March 13 at his Silver Spring home from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 77. “Early on, he demonstrated a talent for leadership, teaching, mentoring and inspiring students and faculty to achieve,” the university said in announcing Dr. Ogonji’s death. “Dr. Ogonji remains instrumental in the growth and sustainability of the natural sciences programs at Coppin.” “He really was a wonderful person with a great attitude, and I consider it a blessing that I had a chance to know him,” said former Coppin State University President Calvin W. Burnett. “He was gracious, kind and academically capable, and no one ever had anything negative to say about him,” he said. “I thought the world of him.”

The son of Mwalimu Zedekiah Ogonji, a school teacher, and Elseba Oneya Ogonji, a businesswoman, Gilbert Odhiambo Ogonji was one of 12 children and was raised in Kisii, Kenya, where he graduated from Kisii Government High School. Marylanders who have died in March 2017. He traveled to the United States and obtained bachelor’s degrees in biology and chemistry in 1964 from Hope College in Hope, Mich. Two years later, he received a master’s degree in biology from Atlanta University, where he also performed graduate studies in advanced and synthetic organic chemistry. In 1969, he received a doctorate in zoology with an emphasis on biomedical genetics from Howard University. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in reproductive physiology and developmental genetics at Yale University in 1971.

Dr. Ogonji began his long tenure at what was then Coppin State College in 1969. He began teaching biology and rose to become biology department chair — and finally chair of the department of natural sciences, where he enjoyed a long tenure. “His professional career was dedicated to the teaching and training of students,” the university release said, noting his goal to help them “thrive as teachers, researchers, engineers and individuals.” He was a prolific author or co-author of professional papers and articles, and also directed students in their research work. He served in a research capacity at Howard University, Atlanta University and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Ogonji was an adviser to the Baltimore public school system’s Science Technology Engineering and Math [STEM] Programs, and the University System of Maryland.

At Coppin, he played a significant role in the construction of science buildings and, through grant writing, was able to secure funding for the continuance of technical and science education for years to come, according to university officials. “He was very skilled at taking few resources and making the most out of it for his students — and they loved him,” Dr. Burnett said. “Everyone admired the way he carried himself and how he dealt with conflicts. He may have disagreed with you about a situation but you always came away respecting him.” Dr. Ogonji was known for the candy jars containing hard and chewy candy that he kept in his office for passersby who shared his fondness for sweets.

He was nationally known, said Dr. Burnett, and earned many awards and honors from organizations including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Genetic Association, Federations of American Scientists, National Association of Biology Teachers, National Institute and the Society of Sigma XI-Research Society. He was also honored by the Maryland Association for Higher Education — an organization for which he served as a president and chairman. He retired from Coppin in 2015. Dr. Ogonji maintained a serious scholarly demeanor, but family members said he had a “lighter and sometimes mischievous side” and liked to challenge their minds with “mathematical puzzles, philosophical teasers and humorous tomfoolery.” An avid gardener, he spent hours planting, weeding, fertilizing and trimming the flower beds and lawn at his Silver Spring home.

Dr. Ogonji was a serious collector of watches, clocks, fountain pens, fine china and neckties, family members said. For special occasions, he enjoyed setting the table with china from his collection and telling diners the history of the pieces. A family profile of Dr. Ogonji stated: “He was a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, colleague, teacher and friend who inspired and encouraged you to do more that you expected you could, to press on when you thought you could not, think outside of your mental and spiritual scope, be passionate about all that you do, and always show compassion for others.” Dr. Ogonji was a member of People’s Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Road, Silver Spring, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. He is surived by his wife of 50 years, the former Jewel Helen Williams; two daughters, Alisa Adhiambo Ogonji Wallace of Morristown, N.J., and Azella Akinyi Ogonji Dunams of Red Lion, Pa.; three brothers, Matthew Shadrack Oluoch of Albany, Ga., Frederick Meshack Otieno and Gordon Willis Ochieng, both of Kenya.; seven sisters, Linnet Niver Otieno, Alice Joan Atieno, Macrine Rhoda Agola, Judith Ruth Awuor, Dr. Florence Millicent Awino, Dorothy Joy Achieng and Jane Anne Adhiambo, all of Kenya; and four grandchildren. - Source link-baltimoresun.com

 


IEBC cautions Nasa on plan to set up tallying centre

Nasa leaders put the electoral commission on the spot and said they would set up their own presidential tallying system for the August 8 General Election. The four National Super Alliance leaders also questioned the readiness of the electoral commission to conduct the elections. They said the commission was under-funded and this week cancelled the Sh3 billion integrated elections management systems tender. But electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati warned immediately that the commission was the only one constitutionally mandated to announce results and declare winners. “The parallel vote tallying centre that the Opposition has proposed is not recognised in law and whatever comes out of it will not make a difference,” said Mr Chebukati at a press conference in his Nairobi office on Friday. At the rally, Mr Raila Odinga (ODM), Mr Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Mr Musalia Mudavadi (Amani National Congress) and Mr Moses Wetang’ula (Ford Kenya) declared that they would hold a “peaceful revolution” should the election not be credible. – Daily Nation

 

DEATH AND FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

THE LATE DOUGLAS JNR KIGO KIMEMIA

 

 It is with humble with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Douglas Jnr Kigo Kimemia on 22nd March, 2017, in Kenya. He was the Loving Son of Douglas Kimemia Mukono and Jane Wanjiku Kimemia. Loving and supportive husband to Beatrice Nyaroita Kigo and an amazing Dad to Alexis Wanjiru, Isaiah Njunge Kigo (Kababa), andGabriel Mungai Kigo. Brother to Mukono and Faith Waceke Nyanjiru Kimemia (USA) and Lincoln Kariuki Kimemia (USA). Loving son-in-law to Mr. & Mrs. Peter Unitt and Grace Wanjiru Unitt. Nephew to Dainah, Francis Macharia Kigo, John Kamau Mukono and among many others. Uncle to SupaDupa Chiku, Kimemia, Adobe and Baraka.


KENYA: Family and friends are meeting for prayers and burial arrangements at ACC&S Kawangware Church along Nyakinyua Road, SANDTON Hotel, Taveta Road, Nairobi, from 6.00pm daily.

MEMORY SERVICE: A memorial Service will be held at ACC&S Kawangware Church, Nyakinyua Road, on Thursday 30th March, 2017 from 2.00pm-4.00pm.

The cortege leaves Montenzuma Funeral Home on 31st March, 2017 at 7.00am for Burial Service at the graveside - Kinyona Sub-County, Muranga County.

UK: Family and friends are meeting at Revival Church, 500 High Street North, Manor Park, London E12 6QN from 7.00pm and NOTE that the Saturday meeting of 25th March, 2017, will be held at the same venue from 6.00pm-9.00pm.

Memorial Service: A memorial Service will be held at the same venue, Revival House, on 27thMarch, 2017 from 6.00pm-9.00pm.

For those who would like to assist financially, you are kindly requested that you put your name & payment reference for transparency & accounting purposes.

Bank: Nationwide

Payment Ref: Your/Kigo

Account Name: Mark Njuguna

Account No: 13496644

Sort Code: 070246

Thank you all for your kind contributions.

IN GOD’S HAND YOU REST, IN OUR HEARTS YOU LIVE FOREVER, AMEN. 

 

 

 

 

Pastor Pius Muiru’s mother kidnapped, killed and buried by gang

Police exhumung the body of Pastor Pius Muiru's late mother, Mrs. Grace Wangari Mwangi

The mother of Pastor Pius Muiru, who went missing last weekend, was killed and secretly buried in Kigumo. Police on Thursday found the body of Grace Wangari Mwangi buried in a shallow grave in her farm at Karika Village, Murang’a County. The officers made the shocking discovery after being led to the scene by two suspects who were arrested after the woman went missing. Central regional police boss Larry Kieng’ told the Nation that Mrs Mwangi may have been kidnapped and subsequently killed. Police were exhuming the body as villagers watched in shock by the time of going to press. More to follow.

 

No Family in US: Kenyans abroad raised $14,416 towards Omar Mmubango burial in Kenya

The late Omar Mmubango, a Kenyan who died in the US. PHOTO | COURTESY

 

According to a report by Daily Nation, the remains of Mr. Omar Mmubango who passed away on 9 February 2017 while undergoing treatment at the University of Philadelphia Hospital will be in Kenya soon. Mr. Omar had no family or relatives in the US, and may have kept much to himself for no one (Kenyan) seemed to know him. Omar had given the Hospital contact info of his sole daughter in Kenya who was promptly contacted to collect the body. Omar’s family were completely at a loss and unable to raise funds. After a month of trying, they had only mobilized $600, and the body was on the verge of being disposed of as unclaimed. Daily Nation reported Tuesday that the committee handling the shipping of his remains to Kenya had raised enough funds to facilitate the process and all that was remaining was paperwork clearance with authorities. Kenyans abroad, through Gofundme, managed to raise $14,416 towards the cause. Omar relocated to the US in 1976 according to records and lived a very private life all along. He died of cancer-related complications and will be buried in Mumias, Kakamega County. Jamhuri News.


Limuru residents steal meat from van while driver sits bleeding in front seat

Residents of Kwambira village, Limuru, yesterday stole meat from a Toyota Probox involved in road accident, instead of helping the bleeding driver. The driver of the Probox hit three vehicles heading to Nakuru. “The vehicle [Probox] was obstructed by a matatu that wanted to pick passengers, but since [the driver] was speeding, [he] tried to overtake it, but unfortunately hit all these vehicles,” witness Paul Ndung’u said. One of the vehicles was a fuel tanker. Residents waiting for public service vehicles fled in fear the tanker would burst into flames. However, the vehicle was only hit at the rear grills. So residents returned and helped people in the other vehicles. That is when some youths discovered the meat in the Probox and snatched it. The driver was finally rescued.

 

SACOMA WINS WORLD FOOD INNOVATION AWARDS

Mr & Mrs Sam Ochieng (top), of SACOMA, in a jovial mood holding their AWARDS, after SACOMA became the Winners of World Food Innovation Awards at the International Food Event (IFE) in London for best social responsibility initiative on Kenya sweet potatoes innovative healthy products. Mrs Peris Ochieng is seen above being interviewed by the International Press after SACOMA had won the World Awards.

 

Breaking! At least 2 dead and dozens injured in London TERRORIST ATTACK (photos, video)

       Left, dozens were injured on Westminster Bridge. Centre, the moment when the attacker was shot and restrained by the Police who were well armed and right, Members of the British Parliament were being held on lockdown until the situation is cleared. 

In what has been declared a terrorist incident in London, a man in a four-wheel car rammed into dozens of people on Westminster Bridge Wednesday afternoon, knocking down pedestrians, which included a group of French schoolchildren who where on a field trip to UK’s capital. At least two people have been confirmed dead, and several others “catastrophically injured”, as authorities have reported.

The intruder, described by a witness as “middle-aged and Asian”, as many now describe people from Middle Eastern origin, managed to stab a police officer before he was shot by other guards on duty at the time. This serviceman reportedly died on the scene. The terrorist apparently managed to arrive in the Houses of Parliament’s grounds, after crashing the 4x4 vehicle into its gates.

UK Metropolitan police Commander Harrington confirms “there are a number of casualties including police officers.” Numerous pictures and videos show victims lying on the ground around the bridge. Reports say some were thrown onto Thames river by the impact.
Members of the Parliament suspended their activities as soon as shots were heard, and have been kept on lockdown until terror units clear the grounds, as a precaution.

The British Prime Minister was quickly taken from the scene in an unmarked police car, and Buckingham Palace’s gates were closed. The Queen is apparently inside the premises. CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO.

 

Peter Mahu of Giraffe Park coming to the UK

The Party, which will arrive in UK on Tuesday, 28th March 2017, will include Mr. & Mrs. Peter Mahu, Jackton Amatula, the Manager of Giraffe Ark Hotel and Robert Burale. They will be in UK for 3 weeks and they intend to hold several meetings in the UK as follows:

                   • London: Saturday, 01/04/17 from 2.00-6.00PM.

                    Venue: Trinity Centre, East Avenue, Manor Park,
London, E12 6SG.

                                                                  • Luton: Saturday, 08/04/17 from 2.00-6.00PM Venue: Luton Play Football Hall,
Next to Stopsley High School,
St. Thomas’s Road,
Luton, LU2 7UX

• Nottingham: Good Friday, 14/04/17
     Times and venue to be confirmed later.

             • Glasgow: Sunday-16/04/17 from 2.00-6.00pm
Venue: Calabash African Restaurant,
57 Union Street,
Glasgow, G1 3RB.

You are welcome to pop in to discuss the product you are interested in or join us for the whole session where you will have the opportunity to hear and understand what Golden Pearl group has to offer.

Someone will be available to give you personalised service and discuss your interest with you and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Ark Park has attracted a high level of interest from guests from Diaspora and within the Kenyan community. We can offer bespoke personalised holiday packages for individuals and groups. We also offers bespoke Wedding packages tailored to meet the clients needs and taste. Discounts will be offered for holidays purchased/booked on the day. Please contact us to discuss how we can make your big day memorable with our bespoke wedding packages or honey moon packages.

The team will be here for 3 weeks and will be available to offer visit to interested individuals or groups to those who are not able to attend the organised events. Just call or email the contact below to arrange an appointment.

Please do not forget to click on the Videos below for a flavour of what Golden Pearl Group have to offer.

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CONTACT: JACKTON AMATULA

TEL: +254715406794

EMAIL:manager@giraffeark.com or annetteanchor5@gmail.com

 

 

Urgent. Car insurance costs could rocket - check NOW if you can LOCK IN cheaply

Act quick - new Govt rules mean prices may rise at any time
You can save £100s, even if not at renewal

Insurers have issued dire warnings that car insurance is expected to soar, with some estimates of an average up to £75/yr jump. If true it'll Insurers have issued dire warnings that car insurance is expected to soar, with some estimates of an average up to £75/yr jump. If true it'll create a double whammy for drivers with prices already 12% up over 2016, according to the AA.
It's all because the Government's announced changes to the way compensation is calculated for people hit by life-changing injuries. They'll get more from insurers who say they'll pass the costs onto motorists, which could happen at any moment. Regardless, costs were expected to rise anyway, so this is an urgent warning to sort your insurance NOW and avoid any hikes.


1. Ensure you're on TODAY'S cheapest deal - then if the rises happen, you're protected. If insurers are correct, today's rates will soon look cheap. But even if you're midway through your policy, you don't need to sit and wait. You can normally change to a cheaper deal at any time. Here's what to do, depending on how close you are to renewal...


AT RENEWAL
It's easy. As you're there, skip the rest of this and jump to point 2 to bag the cheapest possible cover. Crucially, NEVER automatically accept your renewal quote - it's almost always a rip-off.


RENEWAL WITHIN 60 DAYS
Some firms such as Aviva*, LV* & Nationwide give quotes valid for 60 days (see full list of 20 long-quote insurers). So get one now, then check it against quotes at renewal time. Read more..

 

 

GREETINGS FROM THE HOLY LAND OF ISRAEL

Left, Misterseed, his wife, Pastor Jane Njiiri and their daughter Mrs. Margaret Kinyati in a boat in the Sea of Galilee. The family, together with other Kenyans from  The UK (right) are on a 10days Tour of Israel. They left for Israel on Monday, 20th March, 2017 from Heathrow Airport. More to follow.

 

 

Urgent. Car insurance costs could rocket - check NOW if you can LOCK IN cheaplyt

Act quick - new Govt rules mean prices may rise at any time
You can save £100s, even if not at renewal

Insurers have issued dire warnings that car insurance is expected to soar, with some estimates of an average up to £75/yr jump. If true it'll Insurers have issued dire warnings that car insurance is expected to soar, with some estimates of an average up to £75/yr jump. If true it'll create a double whammy for drivers with prices already 12% up over 2016, according to the AA.
It's all because the Government's announced changes to the way compensation is calculated for people hit by life-changing injuries. They'll get more from insurers who say they'll pass the costs onto motorists, which could happen at any moment. Regardless, costs were expected to rise anyway, so this is an urgent warning to sort your nsurance NOW and avoid any hikes.


1. Ensure you're on TODAY'S cheapest deal - then if the rises happen, you're protected. If insurers are correct, today's rates will soon look cheap. But even if you're midway through your policy, you don't need to sit and wait. You can normally change to a cheaper deal at any time. Here's what to do, depending on how close you are to renewal...


AT RENEWAL
It's easy. As you're there, skip the rest of this and jump to point 2 to bag the cheapest possible cover. Crucially, NEVER automatically accept your renewal quote - it's almost always a rip-off.

RENEWAL WITHIN 60 DAYS
Some firms such as Aviva*, LV* & Nationwide give quotes valid for 60 days (see full list of 20 long-quote insurers). So get one now, then check it against quotes at renewal time. Read more..

 

 

Lonely solitary life for Kenyans in US is dangerous

The late Omar Mmubango, a Kenyan who died in the US. PHOTO | COURTESY

The body of a Kenyan man who died in the United States two months ago and who was almost declared ‘unclaimed’, finally, will be buried in Mumias, Kakamega County. For close to two months, no relative or friend had shown up to claim the body. According to the committee that raised money for transporting the remains of the late Omar Mmubango, the body is likely to leave Jersey City, New Jersey as soon as the necessary certification is completed. “For now, we really can’t say when the body will ship because we are working on the paperwork but we want everybody to know that we have raised enough money to transport our compatriot back home for burial,” said Kennedy Chesoli, a member of the ad hoc committee that coordinated the fundraising carried out on online platform Gofundme. Mr Omar Mmubango, originally from Mumias, but who had lived an almost isolated life in the US for over three decades without most Kenyans, even those who lived in his neighbourhood, knowing him or anything about him died on February 9 while undergoing treatment at the University of Philadelphia Hospital. Read More…..

 

KRA not satisfied with tax collected from Uber

Uber drivers protest outside Parliament Buildings on February 23, 2017 over the 25 per cent cut by the online taxi. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP


The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has asked MPs to come up with a special law for the regulation of the taxi-hailing apps rather than one for the entire taxi sector that conventional taxi operators are advocating for. Top officials from the revenue collector however hailed the use of technology in the sector as it is easier to collect taxes from it as well expand the number of taxpayers. They however said they were not satisfied with the amount paid by Uber, the dominant company in the sector, and would be auditing its tax obligations to see whether the right amount has been paid.


“The automated platform created by the app hailing taxi service providers creates a powerful linkage for obtaining intelligence on the drivers and vehicle owners who ordinarily are expected to file and pay taxes,” said Benson Korongo, the Commissioner for Domestic Taxes. Mr Korongo made the presentation to the Transport Committee of the National Assembly, which is considering petitions submitted by members of the Kenya Taxi Cab Association and drivers contracted to Uber Kenya.
He said that if KRA was to establish a link with the various technology platforms, such as Uber, it would enable them to see everybody that has used them to get a taxi, how much they have paid and how much should therefore be paid as tax by the company, the driver and the owner of the vehicle. KRA said the revenue from the 42 players in the taxi service, both the conventional and the technology-based, was Sh283 million from 2014 to date. Mr James Ojee, the deputy commissioner for domestic taxes, said Uber Kenya specifically has paid Sh31 million — Sh7 million as Pay as you earn (PAYE), Sh19 million as Value Added Tax and Sh5 million as Income Tax.The bulk of the payments is in VAT because the 25 per cent collected by Uber is a commission charged on the driver of the taxi for using the app to locate passengers. “As far as their declaration is concerned, they have filed returns with KRA,” he said.


Uber has a company in Kenya, which pays corporate tax, but the parent company is in the United States and there are branches in other countries. This brings about the possibility that profits are being repatriated, the reason the KRA officials said they are not completely happy with the accuracy of returns. “On accuracy of returns, we’re not happy at 100 per cent. We would want to look at their business on cross-border issues, what we call transfer pricing. It is one of the taxpayers we have profiled and will take it through an audit process so that we are satisfied that what we get from them is right,” said Mr Korongo. Members of the committee appeared nsatisfied with the submissions on the amount paid in taxes and the regulation of the sector. “You are receiving tax from someone who is doing illegal business. What Uber is doing does not comply with the Traffic Act,” said Emmanuel Wangwe (Navakholo, UDF). “Those people, from the figures we have heard, collect billions. If you do your calculations right, you’ll find that they take away billions from this country,” said Committee chairman Maina Kamanda. Mr Korongo compared the taxi-hailing apps to M-Pesa, the revolutionary money transfer service offered by Safaricom. In both cases, he said, the companies get paid for providing a technology platform for the service.


Refusal to accept poll results an offence, says Interior team

Police officers will arrest anyone who refuses to accept the results of the August elections, calls for mass action, or carves out parts of the country as their exclusive political zones. These are some of the recommendations in a government document seen by the Nation on Monday, that also criminalises “incitement, zoning areas exclusively as belonging to particular candidates or parties, engaging organised criminal gangs to intimidate opponents, bribery of voters, disruption of opponents’ campaign meetings, and encroachment by people living near forests.” After voting, likely offences are listed as “refusal to accept results, incitement and calling for mass action, disruption of counting of votes, announcing incorrect results, arson, vandalism and interference with government installations within forests — like water resources, communication installations and power lines”. Parts of the Rift Valley, Coast, Nairobi, Kiambu and Kisumu have been identified as potential electoral violence hotspots and security agents will meet in Nairobi on Tuesday to map out a strategy to contain any flare-ups before they degenerate into full-scale violence.
Among the plans they are proposing is the recruitment of additional police officers to grow the force to 100,000, digital surveillance of key towns and cities, arming and equipping of security personnel, as well as enlisting of special agents from other arms of the country’s security services.


PEACE WILL PREVAIL
Interior Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho and National Police Service spokesman George Kinoti, in separate interviews on Monday, said top security organs were already aware of these threats, but assured that peace will prevail in the lead up to, during, and after the August elections. “We have put in place elaborate operations plans which will be executed by our security agencies,” said Mr Kibicho. “From the security point of view, we are paying a lot of attention to the elections.” Mr Kinoti said the plan is broken into “specifics” that respond to challenges unique to each county or a cluster of counties. The plan was initially revealed to county commanders and their deputies at the annual Inspector General’s conference in Nairobi on December 14 last year. “Since then there have been timely reviews because security issues are never static,” said Mr Kinoti. “The county commanders and their deputies have been involved in these reviews because we shall depend on them for implementation, and they are also familiar with challenges on the ground. “Safe, secure and peaceful electioneering period is top on National Police Service agenda.” It is understood that Naivasha, Burnt Forest, parts of Uasin Gishu, border points of Nandi and Kisumu counties, Trans-Mara, Mombasa, and parts of Lamu have been marked as potential violence hotspots.


FRESH RECRUITS
In Nairobi, Kibera and Mathare slums, Kariobangi and Dandora are on the list, as is Kiambu and Kisumu. Just last week, a man was killed after rival political gangs clashed in Mathare 4A. “Some of the hotspots are known to you (media) and that is why we have special plans for operations in those areas,” he said. Dr Kibicho said a code of conduct is also in place to guide law enforcement, “in accordance with the Elections Act”. In anticipation of the enormous challenge, the service will, among other measures, be banking on an increase of the number of police officers to nearly 100,000. Some 10,000 recruits graduated from police training colleges this month and were immediately deployed to boost security across Kenya. Besides the fresh recruits, Inspector General Joseph Boinnet also has a pool of officers he can draw on from other security agencies. “Whenever need arises, the IG is empowered by law to gazette special police officers. Normally, they come from auxiliary services and are placed under the existing police command to ensure all areas where election activities will be taking place across the country are covered,” said Mr Kinoti. Traditionally, the police boss appoints special police officers from Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya Prisons Service, Kenya Forestry Service and the National Youth Service. Police mobility — on land and air — has also been boosted to proportions never seen before in the history of independent Kenya.


SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS

Last month police received 525 new vehicles, including Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs). The delivery was one of the three batches leased from car dealers, increasing the number of police vehicles by 2,720 since 2013. On aerial transport, the police Airwing expects delivery of new MI6s helicopters plus other troop carriers that were overhauled and delivered to Kenya last year. The Airwing is expected to have seven serviceable choppers by July, a month before the election date. The airborne unit had only one serviceable helicopter in 2013. Also, the new Integrated Command and Control centre at police headquarters will be used to cover elections for the first time. For Nairobi and Mombasa, where there are surveillance cameras mounted on streets and other public places, the captured images and footage will be monitored at the command centre in real time. All police formations, including General Service Unit, Administration Police and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, will be deployed to polling stations and other areas where there will be election-related activities. National Intelligence Services will also be relied on by police to give actionable reports to forestall violence, and the law also mandates the Kenya Defence Forces to step in an offer assistance to civil authorities. “The red tape normally associated with tasks assigned to different agencies has been eliminated,” said Mr Kinoti. “We have taken a multi-agency approach where all units will gather, analyse and act on reports promptly and as a team.”


 

Police link Chinese firm to hacking racket

 

A Chinese company with links to Kenyan wheeler-dealers is behind various criminal activities that include hacking of Kenya Revenue Authority, the Immigration database and issuance of illegal work permits, a police brief has revealed. The brief names China National Aero Technology International Engineering Company (Catic) officials and a Kenyan tenderpreneur as being behind the processing of illegal work permits and a network “advising Chinese companies on how to avoid taxes and other statutory deductions due to the government”. The company was found in possession of KRA database that includes staff nominal roll, details of customs computers, their IP addresses, edited motor vehicle details and login credentials. “Possession of KRA database by Catic could have been an act of espionage aimed at evasion of tax obligations,” say the police. Catic has been involved in major contracts in Kenya, which include the cancelled Greenfields Project at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Two Rivers Investment, UAP Insurance Headquarters and Kenya National Highway Authority (Kenha) projects. When police raided Catic offices — house numbers C4 and C5 — at Ngong Road’s Maki Apartments, owned by the family of the late Justice Kitili Mwendwa, they carted away 33 computers and two laptops, which have revealed details of the “dubious transactions by Catic, all aimed at circumventing the law”.


FLED THE COUNTRY
The brief says that a KRA audit has found that in 2014, Catic paid a British Virgin Island registered company, Iconic Structures Sh290 million. The company is owned by a political power-broker whose name we have. When Catic Director Huang Hongyou was summoned by the KRA last year, he fled the country on May 5, 2016 but returned on June 17, 2016 and was arrested. The police report reveals a level of frustration within the Judiciary, the police structure and interference by powerful forces. “Throughout the process of arrest and search, there was evident interference by a Nairobi senior police officer, who appeared to give Huang preferential treatment while in custody,” says the brief. “The OCPD is said to be benefiting from Chinese residents in Kenya to construct a hotel at Baharini area within Eldoret by being facilitated with building materials, money and furniture.” Mr Huang was again arrested on March 6, 2017 at JKIA as he returned to the country and was questioned on “discrepancies” in his work permit. He was charged in court, pleaded guilty and was fined Sh50,000 or three months imprisonment, which the police say was lenient. “Some senior government officials were approached by Huang and his emissaries to interfere in this matter and some even received monetary inducements,” the report says.


IMMIGRATION CHARGES
“It is highly likely that the same officials may try to interfere with the new immigration charges as well.” Mr Huang was also arrested for failing to appear in court on January 31 and for failing to appear before the KRA commissioner. But it is the number of fake work permits in the hands of Chinese that seems to worry Immigration authorities. On February 16, two Chinese, Zhao Mei and Song Jingli, were deported after they were found in possession of fake work permits. “The two were in a group of nine Chinese individuals who had been assisted by Solomon Jolomait to obtain work permits at a cost of Sh2.7 million, which endorsements turned out to be forged,” say the police. Mr Jolomait had been charged in court with obtaining money by false pretences, but the prosecution withdrew the case after the seven Chinese declined to testify against him and were deported. “This withdrawal is believed to have been orchestrated by Catic,” says the police. “This ongoing immigration operation has faced interference from some senior government officials, including from within the Immigration department, and their relatives.” - Daily Nation.

 

 

 


Opportunity is like water in a flowing river - if you don't grab it, you miss it....
Phase I now gone.... Phase 2 now gone..... and now Phase 3 race is on.....

Heri Homes Management Team posing for a photo with Mr. Seed (4th from right)

during his recent visit in their offices in Hurlingham, Nairobi


HERI HOMES KIKUYU ROAD PROJECTS


PHASE I
Its complete and on finishes, hand over ceremony upcoming very soon.
Current prices are Kshs. 5.2 m, up by 50% as ground breaking prices were KShs. 2.6 m about 14 months ago.
Project is quite on schedule as it was anticipated completion to be in July 2017.
Here, all units are 2 bedroom
Rental income here is about 30k.

Heri Kikuyu heights (Kikuyu phase 2)
Very near phase 1,came about as a result of Phase 1 being a success.
I bed @ KShs. 2.6 m
2 bed @ KShs. 3.6 m
3 bed@ KShs. 4.8m
Groundbreaking of the project was 11th January 2017,and construction started in February.
Here construction will be ongoing for the next 16 months remaining construction time non stop.
Prices expected to appreciate gradually as construction progresses until market value is attained which is almost double the current price.
All units gone here apart from 1 or 2 units which can be available on request. Kky phase 2 was sold out in about a month due to the population demand in this area .

Kikuyu Heights Phase 3
This project is next to phase one, they actually share borderlines.
Project is anticipated to start in may.
Currently being sold on off plan prices .
2 bed@ KShs. 3.8 m (more spacious than Phase 2)
3 bed with dining area @ KShs. 4.9 m
49 units in total 
About 14 sold so far.

Rentals
1bed@ KShs. 15-20k
2 bed @ KShs. 30 k
3 bed @ KShs. 35-40k

Internal strategic features include.
Lifts, Back up generator, Cabro paved compound, Structured security, Open plan kitchen, Master ensuite and Quality finishes.

External factors that will bring both value and capital addition include;

Strategically located.
To CBC is 12.7 km
To Nakumatt junction using Naivasha road is 4 km

To southern bypass connecting to JKIA avoiding Uhuru highway is 3.5 km

To Karen (The hub mall) is 4  kms - To join Waiyaki way is 4 kms - To Westlands is 5.5 kms

2 kms from the renown research centre called ILRI,near kabete polytechnic on Naivasha road

Also, nearby area us characterised by many shops and the newly built Naivas mall, petrol stations, churches, schools etc
This is a great area with high return on investment and 100% occupancy rate.

For more information please contact Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes on +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.

 

Uber president Jeff Jones steps down

 

 

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                                           London

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                                           Portsmouth

                                           Oxford

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We also train monthly and offer work thereafter.

For more information, please call us on

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PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND OF ISRAEL
Due to public demand Ease World Travel in conjunction with Mr. Seed


HAVE ARRANGED 3 TRIPS ISRAEL (8 NIGHTS)
To make easier for everyone you can pay instalments.


1) TRIP ONE: 6th November 2017 to 14th November, 2017 - PRICE: £1,150

2) TRIP TWO: 12th March 2018 to 20th March 2018 - PRICE: £1,150

3) TRIP THREE: EASTER 2018 - 26th March 2018 to 4th April, 2018 - PRICE £1,280.

 

PRICE inclusive of Flight, accommodation, bed, breakfast and tour bus and guide.

Money paid directly to EASE WORLD TRAVEL. A deposit of £200 required but if you start early they can accept a £100 deposit.

17 people have already booked.

For more information and to book contact Grace of Ease World Travel on + 44 7425 750438 - email: gngoiri@yahoo.com or Mr. Seed on +44 7951220695.

NOTE: All prices are based on current cost of flight; hotel and ground transport charges and are subject to adjustment in the event of any significant change in accordance with travel agency booking terms and conditions.

INCLUDED
Hotel/Hostel accommodations
Breakfasts and Dinners while in Israel
All standard tips (driver, guide and all hotel tips)
(Jerusalem Encounter 2017) with afternoon tours
Ground transportation in chartered buses to all sites listed and hotel transfers

PAYMENT DETAILS:
A deposit of £200.00 per person is required to secure your booking and the remainder of the balance is to be paid within 8 weeks of travel. Or the full amount of the booking should be paid up front should you book within 8 weeks of travel.

NOT INCLUDED:
Passport Fees
Travel Insurance
Visas and Passports

EU passports must be the full 5 or 10 year type and valid for at least 6 months after date of LEAVING Israel. No visa is required. Non EU passport holders require a visa and are advised to check with the Israeli Embassy, Consulate section.

AFTER PAYING THE DEPOSIT you are connected with the Whatsapp Group so that the journey starts immediately.

A Kenyan group from Luton have just come back from Israel and another group including Mr. Seed is leaving on Monday 20th March 2017.

You can book for your parents or relatives in Kenya and you meet in Israel. That is how a group of Zimbabweans have done.

EASE WORLD TRAVEL are the one who booked Dennis Njiiri (Baby Seed) 4 months World Tour as from 4th October 2016 to 6th February 2017. There was no single problem on his booking.

We thank God for everything.
Mr. Seed – London

 

Jubilee plans joint Kenneth-Sonko ticket for city governor’s race

 

 


KRA asks bank to provide Governor Hassan Joho’s statements since 2011


The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is now seeking bank transactions of Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho. KRA has written to the Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) asking the bank to furnish them with Joho's statement from 2011 to date. The letter dated 14th March 2017 is written by Justus Kiuvu on behalf of Commissioner Investigations. On Sunday Joho described the action as part of blackmail by Jubilee coming less than a week after President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to teach the outspoken governor a lesson. "Now KRA have written to DTB asking for my statement and I want to tell President  Uhuru Kenyatta that I have three accounts; DTB, Barclays and Stanbic. If they want all the money they can take it but I can never relent," Joho said in Lamu Sunday. - The Standard.

 

A Whispers from London (My trip to Israel) Final Part

Written by: Man Man Kambugua        E-mail: manman@fsmail.net     Facebook: Man Man Kambugua

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Having gone through a number of countries in the world, I can categorically state that there is no country I can equate with Israel. I had not gone to Israel because it is the most beautiful country, but the fact that this is the land that God decided to choose to live was something to me. There is something unique in the country because once one is there, one does not have the audacity of being angry or to think evil of the other person. Obviously as a human being, once in a while, a bad mental movie will surface in your mind and you rebuke it by reminding the devil to go back to hell where he belongs.

On the third day in the Holy land, we visited a place called Mt. Carmel. It is in this place where Prophet Elijah triumphed over the priests of Baal. There were some people in Israel who were worshipping idol Gods instead of the living God. God showed his presence by bringing fire that cooked Elijah’s offering.

We then travelled to a place called Caesarea Maritima. This is a place by Mediterranean Sea. It is in this place that Cornelius Peter baptized the Centurion. Also, Phillip the Evangelist resided here with his four daughters. Another Biblical significance of this place is that when King Saul was forced to flee Jerusalem, he sailed for his native Tarsus in Caesarea Maritima. When he returned for his second journey, he still landed in the same place. He was taken as a prisoner and remained as a prisoner for two years before his voyage to Rome.What remains today are just ruins.

No one in the Pilgrimage would hide the joy of visiting the very site of Jesus’ baptism in River Jordan. River Jordan demarcates Israel and the kingdom of Jordan so it was a good feeling to know that if one happened to swim to the other side of the river, he was breaking the law of another country. While in the site, we could all feel the holiness of the place. It is around this place that the children of Israel crossed the river to enter Canaan under Joshua.


It is also the site where Elijah and Elisha parted the water of Jordan by touching it with Elijah’s cloak and where Elijah rose to Heaven on a fiery chariot.

Next we visited the city of Jericho. It is while here that the tourist feels the ugly side of politics in that on entering Jericho, one is confronted by signs that state that the citizens of Israel are not permitted to enter Palestine where Jericho is located. Jericho is a wonderful city considering her Biblical past. On the ground where we stood was where the city was once heavily fortified. Jericho is the oldest city in the world because she boasts of over 10,000 years of history. Next to the city are the Mountains of temptation. It is in this rocky mountain that the devil was tempting Jesus by asking him to turn stones into bread if he was the son of God among other satanic temptations.


Just below the once fortified city is Elisha’s spring. History has it that the water from the spring used to bring miscarriages especially on livestock upon drinking the water. Prophet Elisha healed the spring by putting salted water in a jar then poured the water into the spring.


From Jericho, we were driven to a town called Bethany. This is an old town that is three kilometers to the East of Jerusalem. Once in the town, the tourist feels like he is walking on the back streets of the city of Nairobi. In this place we visited Lazarus tomb. Lazarus was the person who was raised from the dead by Jesus Christ. As we took downward steps from the road the spot where Lazarus laid, we felt real connection with Jesus. Not unless there was a miracle baby in our midst, I cannot imagine of anybody who did not feel humbled by the site of the tomb. Somewhere along the road is the site where Jesus visited Martha and Mary. It is still in Bethany that Jesus cursed the fig tree.

How would you feel if you saw the very spot that Mary gave birth to Jesus? How would it feel to you as you see the manger where baby Jesus was laid? We saw all of this in Bethlehem. It was very, very emotional to touch the place where our savior was born. Today the place is inside a church called Church of Nativity. Among the sites to see around Bethlehem is Grotto of Nativity, St. Jerome’s cave and the church of St. Catherine of Alexandria. Ironically, the population around Bethlehem is Muslims with only 13% of Christians!

Among the people that I respect in the Bible is King David although I do not approve his appetite for sex especially when he saw Uriah’s wife naked body. As a man of taste, he had sex with her. As if that was not enough, he made sure that Uriah was killed in the battle. In the end he repented but he paid it through his demonic sons. All of us have ugly skeletons in our closet that come to life later when we least expect them. Even after his sexual sins, God forgave him after he repented.


At one time during his reign, there was war with Philistines and David was very thirsty. His three brave soldiers broke through Philistine line and brought David water although he did not drink it. Instead, he poured it on the ground to bless God. The well is located within the city of Bethlehem and it was very satisfying to see it.

You have to visit the holy city of Jerusalem if you are on Pilgrimage. Due to sensitive nature of the place, you have to be well dressed. If you are in the habit of twerking on the street, you have to rebuke the demon of twerking. Why? Because once inside the place you have to carry yourself with dignity. Your mode of dressing has to be of good moral standard. One of the places to visit is Temple Mount. This place is considered as Mount Moriah where Abraham offered his son Isaac for sacrifice. In this place you will see two Jewish Temples.


Still in Temple Mount, you will see St. Anne’s Church which marks the traditional site of the home of Jesus’ maternal grandparents, Anne and Joachim. This is also the birthplace of Virgin Mary mother of Jesus.
It is around this area the one can see the pool of Bethseda where Jesus healed a man who had been paralytic for 38 years.

We all know that Jesus Christ was crucified, buried and resurrected. All this happened in Jerusalem around what is today the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is a vast, cavernous site with numerous dark recesses, hidden chapels and tombs. It was built in 4th century. Inside the church, you can see the place where Jesus Christ was crucified. Down below is the place where they laid his body in preparation for burial.

Israel is 60% desert with only 30mm of rainfall in a year so water is scarce and a very rare commodity. The greatest vulnerability of Jerusalem was its water source, the Gihon Spring that lay outside the city walls. Ancient Jerusalem was built on a mountain and had natural defenses because of the deep valleys surrounding it. In the face of a siege by the Assyrian army, King Hezekiah had two teams built a tunnel to divert the water from the spring to the pool of Siloam inside the city walls. We went inside the tunnel and we were mesmerized by the hard work of those who built the tunnel. There were no modern machineries so all those who participated deserve a high five! Even today, the tunnel is still there with running water intact. Still around this area is the Pool of Siloam where Jesus cured a blind man.

No one likes threats; so even if you feel that you are smarter than your boss, do not show it. David was smarter in whatever shape and form than King Saul and King Saul knew it. The king, upon feeling threatened by rise of David schemed to kill him. On learning that King Saul had plans to have him killed, he fled to a place called En Gedi where we visited. Just like other places in Israel, the place is characterized by dry Rocky Mountains but interestingly there is a natural water spring. When we say that God can create a well in the desert, we should always focus our attention to En Gedi.

From En Gedi, we visited an ancient fortress called Masada, which was built in year 30 BC by King Herod. The fortress is built on the mountaintop with a spectacular architectural genius. In year 72, the Romans managed to besiege the place. Before the gained entry into the fortress, the 960 Jews who lived inside decided to commit suicide rather than being captured and made slaves for the rest of their lives.

In a place called Qumran in Judean desert where we visited was the place where the famous Dead Sea scrolls were discovered. Among the scrolls discovered are partial or complete copies of every book in the Old Testament except the book of Esther.

When you think of visiting the lowest point on earth, think of Dead Sea in Israel. The strange thing with this sea is that the quantity of water that evaporates from it is greater than that which flows into it, such that this body of water has the highest concentration of salt in the world (340 grams per liter of water). It is called the Dead Sea because its salinity prevents the existence of any life forms in the lake. The same salt on the other hand provides tremendous relief to the many ailing visitors who come here on a regular basis to benefit from its healing properties. Once there you can enjoy floating on water. But make sure that the seawater does not enter into your eyes because the discomfort you experience is worse than giving birth to triplets in the desert while alone.

The Wailing Wall in the old city of Jerusalem is the most holy place accessible to the Jewish people who come here to play. Once you touch the walls, you are filled by the mighty power of the Holy Spirit. You feel as if you are literally talking to God. You have a golden chance to pray for that demonic brother, sister, husband, wife or anybody who steals your joy. You can also thank God for the far he has taken you and the blessings he has bestowed on you.

In his final days, Jesus was in the Mount of Olives as part of the route from Jerusalem to Bethany. This is the place where Jesus wept over Jerusalem.


Down the valley from the Mount of Olives is where Garden of Gethsemane is located. This is the place where Jesus and his disciples prayed and slept the night before his crucifixion. The olive trees dating back to the times of Jesus are still there and this is something that amazes the visitors.

Still in Jerusalem, we visited the Upper Room where Jesus and his disciples held the last supper.

After his arrest, Jesus was held in a cell. There is a church today called St-Peter-in-Gallicantu which means the cock’s crow. This is located in the Eastern slope of Mount Zion.

We then visited Elah valley where David killed Goliath. We all collected stones as souvenirs.

On our way back, we reached Beth Shemesh. This is the place where the Ark of the Covenant was returned through by the Philistines since it caused plagues.

On our final day, we went to a place called Emmaus where Jesus met two men after his resurrection.

We finally had a wonderful time in a town called Jaffa next to Mediterranean Sea. This is a town where Jonah tried to escape to Tarshish instead of going to Nineveh as directed by God.

The same day, we boarded the plane on our way back to England. We all felt blessed because we are a blessing to humanity. I hope you enjoyed my narration. Be blessed.

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DO YOU KNOW THE MOTHER OF THIS LADY IN UK?

Good morning Mr. Seed. Hope you and family are well. I have been sent this from Kenya. This girl lives in Kenya but her mother lives here in UK but they have lost touch. Mother's name is Evangeline Kirujah whose address in UK was Raccoon Way, Hounslow, TW4 7PN. Wondering if you are happy to help. God bless you and good day. 18th Day of March, 2017.

 

INVITATION TO
The 1st Global Christian Social Network Talk in LONDON AT
MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CHURCH

395 BARKING ROAD, E13 8AL OPPOSITE PLAISTOW POLICE STATION
ON SUNDAY 19TH, MARCH, 2017 FROM 5.00 T0 6.00 P.M.

 

Mr. Isaac Muthui (left), who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computers and also has a Higher Diploma in Management of information systems (IMIS), is the innovator of the 1st global Christian Social Network which comes with an e-commerce platform plus much more. He is also the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Churchblaze Group Limited. On the right, is Mr.Chizah Wambugu, who is a Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) and also holds a BSc. In International Business Administration. He is also a Director of Churchblaze Group Limited Company.

Churchblaze (CB) Group Limited is a Kenyan-owned group of Technology Companies incorporated in Kenya in September 2014 under Certificate of Incorporation Number CPR/2014/160218. The Company, has five (5) Board of Directors; three (3) of them under (40) and two (2) over (65); and together, they bring a blend of rich experience in Technology,

Mr. Wambugu (right) is currently in London and he will be expounding in details on how this Christian based social network operates and grows through sign-ups. Mr. Wambugu, serves as a Director of Blazetraders Limited, which focuses on import and export of bulk products. He is also the Commercial Director of Auros EA Limited, Envirom EA Limited, and the Finance Director of Graceland Group of Companies which specializes in Real Estate Development and Management. For more information you can visit the company's website: www.churchblazegroup.com. or contact Mr. Wambugu- 07379470034 or +254733622035.

 

YOU ARE ALL INVITED

 

 

MRS. JANE KIBATHI (MAMA MILISSA) OF SOUTH LONDON HAS LOST HER FATHER IN KENYA


It is with humble acceptance of God's will that we announce the passing on to glory of Mr. Phillip Njoroge Mutonga, father to Jane Kibathi also known as Mama Melissa of South London. The late Mr Mutonga went to be with the Lord on Thursday 16th March 2017. Family and friends are meeting for prayers at 25 North house, Grove street, Deptford SE8 3LY. The memorial service will be held on Sunday 19 March 2017 at 4:00pm at PCEA St Matthews Church, Dyson Road, Stratford E15 4JX. Financial contribution to support the family can be made into the following Bank account: Jane Watiri Kibathi, Lloyds Bank, Account no. 10541760  and Sort Code. 306538. You can console the family on Jane 07415202380.  Alternatively you can also contact Mrs Veronica Thuo on 07931 312410.

 

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When is the Clock Changing in UK?


This year, Sunday March 26, 1:00 am marks the start of British Summer Time and clocks will go forward by one hour – meaning that there’s more daylight in the evenings and less in the mornings.

 

42 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea

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More than 40 people including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat carrying Somali refugees in the Red Sea off war-torn Yemen, officials said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. The refugees were hit by light weapons fire in waters off rebel-held Hodeida, but the boat managed to dock in the city's port, an official there said. The International Organization for Migration, which has operations in Yemen, said 42 bodies had been recovered. The port official said dozens of Somalis who survived the attack, as well as three Yemeni traffickers, had been taken to the city's prison. More than 30 wounded were reported to have been taken to hospital. The rebel-controlled Saba agency accused the Saudi-led coalition battling the insurgents of attacking the refugees from the air but did not provide further details. Major General Ahmed Assiri, spokesman for the coalition, dismissed the accusation and told AFP that the force had not been involved in fighting in Hodeida. "There has been no firing by the coalition in this zone," he said. The coalition has been backing pro-government forces waging an offensive from the south to retake Yemen's Red Sea coast from Huthi rebel forces. The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said 140 passengers were believed to have been aboard the vessel.

 

President Kenyatta meets UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson


NAIROBI, 17 March 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening held talks with UK Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Secretary Boris Johnson who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. President Kenyatta and the British Foreign Secretary discussed promotion of industry and manufacturing. They also exchanged views on the strengthening of trade between Kenya and Britain as well as with the rest of the Commonwealth countries. They reviewed the security situation in the region, focusing on the African Union deployment in Somalia under Amisom, the situation in South Sudan, as well as Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The President hailed the existing bilateral relations between Kenya and Britain, saying the visit by the Foreign Secretary was proof of the close cooperation between the two countries. The British Foreign Secretary – who had earlier held bilateral talks with his Kenyan counterpart Amb. Amina Mohamed and addressed the press – handed over to the President seven ambulances from the proceeds of the Smith and Ouzman case. Repatriation of proceeds of economic crimes is a key plank of the two governments commitment to fighting corruption. The British Government had promised to commit to social development projects in Kenya the money recovered from the printing company whose officials were convicted of paying out bribes to Kenyan electoral and examinations officials. Mr Johnson was accompanied by the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Nic Hailey. Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed and other senior Government officials also attended the meeting at State House.

 

 

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich will deliver the next financial year’s Budget Statement in Parliament on March 30.

 

 

 

A KIKUYU PROVERB

Agikuyu moi kuhitha ndia, matiui kuhitha uhoro

The Kikuyu know how to conceal their quiver, but do not know how to conceal their secrets.

The Kikuyu, though very clever in concealing their arms, cannot keep secrets from the members of their tribe.

 

 

 

 

Nairobi battle heats up as Sonko, Waweru submit nomination papers


Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has presented his nomination papers to the Jubilee party offices in Pangani. Sonko was accompanied by ‘Team Nairobi’ leaders Bishop Margaret Wanjiru and Dagoretti South MP Dennis Waweru, who also presented their papers on Friday afternoon. Nominated MP Johnson Sakaja was also among the leaders at the party offices. Sakaja earlier quit the race for governor and intends to run for Sonko’s current seat. Sonko made his submission two days after rival Peter Kenneth presented his nomination papers for his Nairobi governor bid. On Thursday, the Senator finally got his certificate of good conduct and his educational certificates in order for the nominations. Receiving the papers on Friday, Jubilee Secretariat Raphael Tuju congratulated the members. “I congratulate the people who have brought the papers today. The nomination will be a fair process,” Tuju said. Tuju said the Jubilee party’s focus is to get Nairobi to become a Jubilee county adding “we enjoy immense support in the city.” ‘Team Nairobi still together’ - Source link-the-star.co.ke

 

 

 

 

 

Can you afford to buy a property in Kenya?

You don't have to settle in Kenya but have a lifeline - you never know of tomorrow!


Over 200 Kenyans in the Diaspora who have bought a property in Kenya this year. 23 of them thought it was impossible to buy a property within their income. After getting an advice of how easy you can manage yourself they are now happy to join the property ladder. Whether you are buying a property in Kenya or not gauge yourself by calling an expert on this issue. It is just a matter of connecting with the right people. Contact Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes on +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.

 

    "Hold a true friend with both hands". ~ African proverb

 

 

 

President Kenyatta now deploys KDF to Baringo


President Kenyatta has ordered the deployment of the military to troubled North Rift to help police restore law and order. The Kenya Defence Forces will be sent to parts of Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Pokot and Laikipia counties. The deployment will further assist in disarmament and surrender of illegally held arms,” President Kenyatta said during the pass-out for 3,985 fresh officers at the Administration Police Training college in Embakasi, Nairobi. Mr Kenyatta said he had made the decision following a sitting of the National Security Council, which he chairs, on Friday.

ENEMIES
“Those people with illegal arms have continued to threaten the lives of Kenyans and should know from today they are enemies of State and therefore shall be treated as such,” he said. He went on: “We have agreed today that the military will join hands with the police to supplement, in terms of manpower and equipment that police lack.” The deployment follows blood-letting by bandits who have been slaughtering villagers at will.

DOZENS DEAD
On Tuesday evening, 11 people were killed when suspected Pokot bandits raided Mukutani Village in Tiaty Sub- County. The attacks have left over dozens people dead since January. Scores, mainly women and children, are fighting for their lives in hospitals after literally wriggling out of the jaws of death. The President, during the State of the Nation address on Wednesday, placed the blame on politicians in those areas, for the deaths of dozens of residents, livestock thefts, wanton destruction of property and displacement of residents. He has followed on his promise to use “all means possible” to end the violence.

INVESTIMENT
In his speech on Friday in Embakasi, the president said the government had invested heavily in providing police with better equipment, better working facilities, more vehicles and helicopters to support efficient operations. He said forms of the police forces have been initiated to create a true meritocracy where advancement is based on excellence and misdeeds are duly disciplined. “We have enhanced the quality of training received by police forces and you have been beneficiaries of those improvements,” President Kenyatta told the graduating police officers. Mr Kenyatta said the government had also invested in training more police officers and brought down the police – citizen ratio to one police for every 380 citizens down from 1:800 in a span of just three years.

EQUIPMENT
He cited the installation of surveillance systems in Nairobi and Mombasa and the improvement of the welfare of officers by expanding police housing units and inaugurating a health insurance scheme for police officers as part of the government’s effort to motivate the officers and ensure efficient service. President Kenyatta said the increased investment in the security sector and in the police forces is expected to help reduce crime and incidents of corruption within the police force to become relics of the past. “We expect rapid response to reports of unrest and insecurity. We expect you to dedicate yourselves to your professional development. We expect you to explore and work towards international best practices in the execution of your operations,” the President told the graduating officers.

BANDITRY
He added: “We expect to see stronger police-community relations that allow citizens to volunteer support and information to the police forces and act as partners in the maintenance of law and order.” The Head of State asked police officers to shun bias and reject prejudice in favour of fairness, saying they should cultivate an atmosphere where the citizens they serve will become more trusting and less wary of men in uniform. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery thanked the President for his support to the National Police Service, especially in the provision of modern equipment and improving their terms of service. Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett and his Deputy in charge of Administration Police Samuel Arachi said the new officers would be posted to rural outposts to deal with among other things cattle rustling, counter-terrorism and other banditry. - The Standard

 

 

A man  before  leaving  for  work, left  a  letter on the  dining  table  for  his wife....

 

A man  before  leaving  for  work, left  a  letter on the  dining  table  for  his wife. Chores around  the house kept the woman from  seeing the  letter until about 12 noon. When she  finally  chanced on  the letter  she was  so  excited to  see  that her husband had taken time to write  her a letter.  She kissed the  paper when she saw  “my beautiful  wife”  at the  top,  hugged  it when  she  saw  “I  love you with all my heart”  at the bottom, and  sniffed  it  when she  realized it smelled of her husband’s  perfume.  
 
 Out of excitement,  and without  even  bothering to read the  content  of  the letter, she made up  her  mind to cook him  his favorite  meal for dinner that night. She quickly  rushed  to  the  kitchen and got  to  work. After  cooking and setting the  table, she  went to the wash room  and  took  a shower, put  on  her most attractive  night gown  and  dressed  the bed. 
 
 Just  as  she was  about to  finish laying  the bed her  husband walked into the house. When  she heard him come  in she  went  out to  welcome  him. To her surprise, her husband was  very  furious when  he  saw her. She became very confused and  asked  why he  wouldn’t  even let  her welcome  him  with  a hug but  instead have that  angry look  on his  face. 
 
 The husband  asked,  “Did you read the  letter  I  left  you on  the table?” 
 The  woman responded, “Oh yes I saw  it.  That’s  why I  went through  all  the trouble to  prepare  your favorite  meal  for you. Thank  you  so  much honey, it  was  sweet  of  you.” 
 She  leaned  in to give  him a  kiss  but  he  pushed  her away to her  surprise. 
 
 The husband  went  on,  “If you did,  then  why haven’t  you done any  of the things  I instructed you to  do?” 
 The man went  inside and  came  out  again quickly  with an already  packed suit  case. He headed  straight for the door and said  to his wife, “See  you in  7  days.” 
 
 The  woman stood there confused  but before she could utter a word, the  door had slammed behind him. 
 
 She  went  back  to the dining  table to  take a  second look  at  the letter. 
 
 It  read…… 
 My  beautiful wife, My company  has  asked 4 colleges and  myself to  go  on a seven  day trip  to  Dubai for a training  program. They said  that  we  can  bring along  our  wives and I  thought this will be the best  opportunity  for us to  have the honeymoon we  never  did  after we  got married. 
 I have already packed a  suit  case  for myself,  so please pack yours. Our flight leaves  at  exactly  7 pm so  I will be home at  6 o’clock  for us  to  go to the  airport.  No need  to cook dinner  since there will  be  food on the plane. Just  be prepare  to  go  as soon as I get  back. Please be ready before I get back so we don't miss the flight. I Love you with  all  my  heart. 
 
 I bet  you  thought this woman was  unwise when  you realized  her  mistake  as you read this  piece. 
 
 Well unfortunately  this is  the  state  of  many Christians in the  Body of Christ  today. We have  accepted Jesus as our Lord, and are  excited about being children  of  God  and the fact that  He will come back  again  for us  one day. But we  have not  taken into account  what  He  expects us to do before  His return.  
 This is because  our  Bibles are closed. We  have  read a few scriptures in  the Word and are excited about  promises but have completely  ignored most of his instructions. 
 
 You do  not know  a man  if you do not  know  His Word. 
 How  then do  we profess to be married to a groom  whose word we have relegated to  the  background in the pursuit  of signs and  wonders.  
 
 Unfortunately  what many don’t  know  is  that  the Word is the  power for  signs and wonders, so  if  we  go for the  word  these things we are chasing  will  chase  us.
 
 Let us pay attention to His letter, which is the Word of God. It will draw us close to His desire for us and enable us to walk in victory over this world and it's challenges.  

 

Man dies charging iPhone while in the bath


A man was electrocuted as he charged his mobile phone while in the bath, an inquest has heard. Richard Bull died when his iPhone charger made contact with the water at his home in Ealing, west London. A coroner ruled his death was accidental and plans to send a report to Apple about taking action to prevent future deaths. Safety campaigners have warned about the dangers of charging mobiles near water following the inquest. Mr Bull is believed to have plugged his charger into an extension cord from the hallway and rested it on his chest while using the phone, the Sun reports. He suffered severe burns on his chest, arm and hand when the charger touched the water and died on 11 December, the newspaper said. Assistant coroner Dr Sean Cummings, who conducted the inquest at West London Coroner's Court on Wednesday, is to write a prevention of future death report to send to Apple.  

 

Peter Mahu of Giraffe Park coming to the UK


The Party, which will arrive in UK on Tuesday, 28th March 2017, will include Mr. & Mrs. Peter Mahu, Jackton Amatula, the Manager of Giraffe Ark Hotel and Robert Burale. They will be in UK for 3 weeks and they intend to hold several meetings in the UK as follows:

            • London: Saturday, 01/04/17 from 2.00-6.00PM.

                     Venue: Trinity Centre, East Avenue, Manor Park,
London, E12 6SG.

      • Luton: Saturday, 08/04/17 from 2.00-6.00PM
Venue: Luton Play Football Hall,
Next to Stopsley High School,
St. Thomas’s Road,
Luton, LU2 7UX

  • Nottingham: Saturday-Good Friday, 14/04/17
Times and venue to be confirmed later.

   • Glasgow: Saturday, 15/04/17 from 2.00-6.00pm
Venue: Calabash African Restaurant,
57 Union Street,
Glasgow, G1 3RB.

Individual is welcome for the whole sessions but those wishing to pop in to discuss a product they are interested in can drop in for a short period. Someone will be available to see to them individually and answer any questions on the date. The team, which, will be in the UK for 3 weeks, will be available to visit groups and individuals in areas not covered in the four set dates to discuss our products. Please call the number below to arrange for a meeting. Giraffe Ark Park and Restaurant has attracted a high level interest from guests from Diaspora and the Kenyan Community. We will be giving discounted holidays for the guests who book holidays during our tour. We have successfully organised weddings and will work with you to make your wedding in Kenya a memorable experience for you and your guests. Visit our meetings or contact us to discuss our bespoke wedding packages. The team will be coming with a lot of properties to sell in the diaspora.

 

 

Health Benefits Of Cucumber Water


1. It’s good for your muscles: Cucumbers contain silica, a trace mineral necessary to keep connective tissue healthy. Add a few slices to your workout water bottle.

2. It’s good for your skin: The silica and antioxidants help your skin stay clear and supple. I read that you can remove the soaked cucumbers from cold cucumber water and use them to reduce acne redness. Or, wash your face with cucumber water in addition to your usual acne routine to reduce redness.

3. It’s low calorie: An entire cucumber averages about 45 calories so a few slices in your water is not adding very many additional calories

4. You may drink more water: We like things that taste good. Better tasting water just may prompt you to drink more of it. Cucumber water worked for me.

5. It’s detoxifying: I’ve been encouraged to drink cucumber water as an integral part of juice cleanses.

6. It’s inexpensive: Cucumbers are the 4th most widely cultivated vegetable in the world. Organics cost a bit more, however, relative to other organic fruits and vegetables, they are less expensive.

7. Guests love it: Add some extra wow to your table by adding a pitcher of cucumber water. Most people don’t take the trouble to make it at home, so they appreciate it so much more when served fancy water elsewhere.

8. Making it is easy: It takes just a few minutes to fill a pitcher (or glass) of water and slice a few cucumbers into it.

 

 

Boxer Eric Ochieng well known as Mr Eagle next

fight on 18th Of March 2017 in London

 
Eric Ochieng well known as the Eagle of London is going for a big fight on Saturday 18th February, 2017 and will love the Kenyan Support. The boxer said: "It is a must win Fight for me for everything is on the Line.. The Fight is for the English Title and Eliminator for the British Title.. which means After I have won this fight, I get the opportunity to fight and win the British Title."

 

Kenyan couple agree to leave U.S. after

losing appeal of their asylum request


Two Kenyan immigrants detained by U.S. immigration officials in Salt Lake City on March 1 have voluntarily agreed to exit the country, leaving the door open for their return after no less than 10 years. There are few details available regarding the case of Ahmed Khamis Bwika and Emma Ondeko Bwika, who entered the country in February 2006 on a temporary visitor visa, according to U.S. Immigration officials. The pair remained at the Cache County jail on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention hold, Cache County officials said Monday. The couple had applied for asylum, said Noor Ul-Hasan, a Muslim community leader. On Friday, members of Madina Masjid Mosque, 1773 W. North Temple, were angry and fearful that ICE was targeting Muslims. At that time, mosque members believed the couple were within the law. They had been affiliated with the mosque for 11 years, said Imam Yusuf Abdi. A statement from ICE said the Bwikas would be deported: “A federal immigration judge denied their request for immigration benefits and granted them voluntary departure. They have overstayed their original visas by more than 10 years and have exhausted all their legal appeals.” On Monday, Abdi said the couple’s 23-year-old son, Ahmed, was scheduled to be deported in coming weeks. By agreeing to leave voluntarily, the couple will face less strict reentry rules than if they were forcibly removed from the U.S., said Aden Batar, director of immigration and refugee settlement for Catholic Community Services in Salt Lake City. Nonetheless, federal immigration policies dictate that they cannot return for at least 10 years. The Bwiki case adds fear to an already anxious immigrant community. The administration of President Donald Trump is tightening immigration policies. Jim McConkie, an attorney who helped found the Refugee Justice League of Utah, said Friday he did not know the specifics of the Bwika case. But he said that asylum seekers often make mistakes filling out required papers to maintain legal refugee status. When they are arrested, they are forced to return to their homeland. Monday, an attorney for the Bwikas said he could not comment on the specifics of their case. - Source link-sltrib.com

 

A Kenyan man has passed away in Bristol, UK. The late Joel Karanja Mungai

passed away in Bristol, UK on Sunday 12th March 2017. More later.

 

 

 

 

Top Citizen TV journalists,Hussein Mohammed and Janet Mbugua Resign

Citizen TV is in trouble after top journalists, Janet Mbugua and Hussein Mohammed resigned. The two news anchors tendered their resignation this week after the management refused to listen to them. Janet, who currently earns Ksh800,000 per month was demanding Ksh1.2 million while Hussein Mohammed demanded Ksh 1 million. But the management argued the salaries the two journalists were demanding are unrealistic. Their demands were motivated by Jeff Koinange’s entry into the station.Jeff,who was sacked from Standard Group  early this year, joined Citizen TV this month and was offered a basic salary of Ksh750,000 and allowances, which push his gross pay to Ksh2 million. Hussein and Janet have written resignation letters to the Head of Human Resources. They will leave the station end of this month. - Source link-venasnews.co.ke

 

 

 

New party formed in Luo Nyanza to rival Raila’s ODM

Raila Odinga’s ODM has been put on toes with the launch of a new party in Luo Nyanza. Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has been put on toes following the formation of a new political party in Luo Nyanza. New party formed in Luo Nyanza to rival Raila's ODM. Raila’s ODM has new competition. The new party, Green Congress Party of Kenya, is the brainchild of former Rangwe MP Martin Oginda. Oginda launched the party on Tuesday, March 14, and said it will field candidates in all elective posts except that of president.

 

 

Trio convicted over £80m cocaine smuggling attempt


 Three men have been convicted for their part in an attempt to smuggle more than £80m worth of cocaine into the UK. The men were on the UK fishing boat Bianca, which was boarded by National Crime Agency and Border Force officers off the Cornish coast in August 2016. David Pleasants, 57, from Grimsby and Dutchman Gerald Van de Kooij, 27, pleaded guilty to importing class A drugs at the start of their trial. A jury at Bristol Crown Court has now also found the boat's skipper, Michael McDermott, guilty of drug smuggling. The 68-year-old man claimed although he knew the cocaine was on board, he had been acting under duress and forced into shipping the cocaine by his two co-accused. The drugs haul was one of the biggest ever recovered at sea around the UK. Authorities have told Sky News that attempts to smuggle bigger amounts of drugs into British waters are becoming more frequent. Raymond, a covert officer for the National Crime Agency, was in charge of the joint Border Force-NCA operation to board the Bianca. He said that operation, on August 18, 2016, was a high-risk manoeuvre. He said: "We had to make sure all our operational parameters were covered in terms of safety. We had a back-up search and rescue helicopter if necessary. "When we put in the strike on the vessel, we go from a position of stealth from far afield and get on board the vessel as quickly as possible.

 

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China’s CSCEC to build tallest tower in Africa


The biggest builder in the world by turnover, state-owned China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), has been awarded the contract to build the tallest tower in Africa, in Nairobi, Kenya. Reflecting hopes that Kenya will soon be a major oil exporter, a named investor is oil marketing firm Hass Petroleum Group, whose $195m (Sh20 billion) Hass Towers scheme will consist of two towers: a 45-storey Hilton hotel, and a record-breaking 67-storey tower with Grade A office, retail and leisure space, Capital Business reports. CSCEC starts work next month on the scheme in Nairobi’s Upper Hill district, which is becoming a hub for international business. The 67-storey tower, when complete in 2020, will be 300m high, beating the current record-holder in Africa – the 223-m-tall Carlton Centre in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, completed in 1973. Excavations have already begun on the project, which has been planned for several years by a partnership between property firm Jabavu Village Ltd and a real estate firm based in the US, White Lotus Projects. Global engineer Meinhardt Group had been hired for lead engineering, structural and MEP services.


In October 2016 hotel group Hilton signed a management agreement with Jabavu Village Ltd to open a 255-room hotel alongside the tower. Hass Petroleum Group said CSCEC beat 10 big companies from Europe, Turkey and China in bidding for the job. “It has not been an easy road,” said Hass chairman Abdinassir Ali Hassan, reports Capital Business. “CSCEC went through a rigorous tender system which they won over ten international companies including European, Turkish as well as other Chinese competitors.” He added: “Hass Group awarding the contract to CSCEC demonstrates a stronger growing economic partnership between the Chinese Government and the Kenyan Government, and is a testament to Kenya’s economic and political stability. This project will give CSCEC a majestic entry point into Africa.” ENR currently ranked CSCEC as the top global contractor by turnover in the world in 2016. “This will be the tallest building in Africa and [will] become a landmark in Kenya,” said Li Mingguang, Vice President of CSCEC Overseas Operations, reported Capital Business. “It is sure to drive regional development, promote economic growth, and attract more investment and tourism into Kenya. China State Construction understands the importance of this grand project and is honoured to be chosen as the main contractor.” In recent years Upper Hill in Nairobi has become a hub for international embassies and organisations including Cisco Systems, the World Bank and the IMF. The hotel will be Hilton’s third in Kenya. - globalconstructionreview.com

 

 

 

 

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Police probe Naivasha MP John Kihagi deportation from Italy

Naivasha MP John Kihagi Karanja is being investigated by police after he was deported from Italy on Tuesday. The MP was first held by authorities in Rome, the European country’s capital, before he was put on a flight back to Nairobi.

RAISED ALARM
On arrival, he was again held by police at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport because he landed without his passport which had been seized by the Italian officials, and given to cabin crew with instructions to deliver it to their Kenyan counterparts as a parcel. Italian officials raised alarm immediately the MP presented the passport seeking entry into the European country. An official privy to the report said stamps on the travel document showed the MP had travelled to Europe three times before but the details of his entry and exit could not be found in the electronic database shared among European countries. Failure to detect the details in the electronic register suggested the stamps were probably forgeries.

EXIT STAMPS
At JKIA, the MP was seized by airport detectives who detained him as they conducted interrogation. Images of his passport seen by the Nation showed it had 2015 entry and exit stamps that aroused the suspicion. Government officials within the police, Interior ministry, Immigration and Parliament were on Thursday tight-lipped about the exact circumstances behind the deportation. But sources from within the police force and Parliament confirmed that Mr Kihagi, a first-term MP, was among a delegation of Catholic MPs on a regular trip to Rome and then the Vatican to see the Pope.

CROSSED
In Rome officials noticed two curious stamps on his passport. The stamps were dated October 20 and 24 and had “Amsterdam Schipol” as the place they were issued. Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is the main gateway to Europe for travellers arriving from Africa. The officials crossed the stamps out as well as a visa on his passport bearing his clear image. The cancelled visa is indicated to have been valid from March 12 this year to April 5, which coincides with the dates on which the delegation of Catholic MPs, which had been cleared to travel, indeed travelled.

ANOTHER VISA
Another visa on the same passport was left intact. It was indicated to have been valid from October 18, 2015 to December 2 the same year. The images first emerged on Wednesday morning and were later posted on social media – Facebook and Twitter – as well as the messaging app WhatsApp. Mr Kihagi did not respond to calls and a text message sent to his publicly available phone number and appeared not to have attended the State of the Nation address last Wednesday as he was not seen in Parliament. - Daily Nation

 

 

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Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka cleared to

run as Wiper presidential candidate


Wiper Chairperson of The National Election Board Agatha Solitei (left) presents wiper leader Kalonzo

Musyoka with a nomination certificate for the presidential candidature at wiper headquarters on 16/3/17


Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has dismissed reports his party is set to quit the National Super Alliance (Nasa). Speaking at the Wiper headquarters in Nairobi on Thursday, Kalonzo declared that he is in Nasa to stay but he should not be blamed for popularising his party. "I am here to present my nomination papers to my party for clearing as its presidential candidate in the August polls. This is the first step and the next is clinching the Nasa ticket," Kalonzo said. He was presented with a clearance certificate paving way for him to contest the presidency on Wiper ticket by National Elections Board (NEB) chairperson Agatha Solitei. He noted that being cleared by Wiper as the presidential candidate should not be misconstrued that he wants to go it alone. "When I was Raila Odinga's running mate in 2013, Raila presented his papers to the IEBC as an ODM ticket while I did that on a Wiper ticket," the former Vice President said. He said his party is negotiating for the Nasa presidential ticket as the rest under the coalition's National Coordinating Committee (NCC). He also denied reports in a section of the media that some of his supporters have demanded that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) he had with Raila in 2013 must be adhered to. "That is in the past. We are now working on the future. In fact the three of us-myself, Amani leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula are meeting on Saturday to discuss how we move forward," Kalonzo said. - The Standard.

 

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WORLD FOOD INNOVATION AWARD
For SACOMA Sweet Potato Innovative food products


The SACOMA Sweet Potato innovative products have been selected a finalist in the 2017 World Food Innovation Awards to be held at the International Food Event (IFE) on the 20th March 2017 at the LondonExcel, where all the SACOMA Global Foods products will be showcased. FoodBev Media awards schemes are now recognised as the most credible and respected awards schemes to influence the international food and beverage industry.

IFE 2017 (THE INTERNATIONAL FOOD & DRINK EVENT) is the UK’s biggest and most important food & drink trade show; taking place 19 to 22 March 2017 @ the London Excel. SACOMA is among the shortlisted brands to receive the award on 20th March at the Big Picture Stage On the same day SACOMA will be launching its new innovative PREMIUMrange of sweet Potato products. Top of the List for launch is:

 


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PAC wants lifestyle audit on Waiguru, Murkomen be charged over NYS scam


A parliamentary committee has recommended a lifestyle audit of former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru over the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) also called for prosecution of Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and others over the scandal. The MPs also recommended that Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge be investigated. In a report tabled in the House Thursday afternoon, the PAC also recommended that Ms Waiguru be barred from holding office if found guilty after due process because of her overall failures at the ministry. This would also be because of contravention of Chapter Six of the Constitution."Aware of the existence of a Cabinet resolution on the enhanced functions of a Cabinet Secretary as resolved vide the resolution of the 11th Cabinet meeting held on 2nd November 2014, she failed to execute the said enhanced functions," the committee said. - Daily Nation.
 

 

Oil tanker hijacking: Somali pirates release ship and crew after gunfight


 Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker on Monday have released the ship and its eight Sri Lankan crew, officials say. It came after a gunfight between naval forces from the semi-autonomous state of Puntland and the gang, followed by negotiations involving local elders. An unnamed former British army officer said: "The Puntland maritime police force freed the ship. They made (the pirates) an offer they couldn't refuse and the pirates have left." The reported offer was not disclosed but a pirate confirmed the Comoros-flagged Aris 13 was released without a ransom being paid. The gang said they agreed to forego a ransom after finding out that Somali businessmen had hired the tanker. Pirates have traditionally been wary of getting caught up with the country's powerful businessmen. Aris 13 had been anchored a few miles off the Somali coast near the town of Alula. Naval forces have now boarded it and were escorting the ship to Bossaso port, the region's commercial hub. The pirates were not arrested and were allowed to leave. On Thursday, there were clashes between maritime forces and the hijackers who started shooting at each other. Local residents said four civilians were injured by stray bullets. Three days earlier, the ship was taken over by the gang who arrived in two small boats. Most of the crew were held captive in a locked room.
 

 

Donald Trump's travel ban blocked again by US judge


Donald Trump's revised travel ban has been blocked by a federal judge hours before it was due to take effect across the US. Hawaii District Judge Derrick Watson ruled there was a strong likelihood that "irreparable injury is likely if the requested relief is not issued". His ruling prevents the President's executive order restricting travel to the US from Muslim-majority countries from going into effect on Thursday. More than half a dozen states have been trying to stop the ban, and federal courts in Maryland, Washington state and Hawaii heard arguments on Wednesday about whether it should come into force. Hawaii argued that the ban discriminates on the basis of nationality and would prevent Hawaii residents from receiving visits from relatives in the six countries covered by the ban. The state also said the ban would harm its tourism industry and the ability to recruit foreign students and workers.

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta's State of the

Nation address in Parliament

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President Kenyatta’s State of the Nation address speech


 

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY HON. UHURU KENYATTA, C.G.H., PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES DURING THE 2017 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS,

PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, NAIROBI, 15TH MARCH 2017



Dear Kenyans, Speakers of Both Houses of Parliament, Honourable Members,

Today, we celebrate an extraordinary Kenyan journey: four years of transformation, of growth, and the deepening our democracy. I want to salute and congratulate each and every Kenyan today for staying true to our solemn duty to protect, preserve and promote our constitution. Because of you, Kenya remains an oasis of peace and prosperity. Because of you, our country stands tall in the community of nations. - CLICK HERE FOR FULL SPEECH

 

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President Uhuru hands politicians and civil servants pay cut shocker

President Uhuru Kenyatta inspecting the guard of honour outside Parliament building

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday delivered a shocker to Members of Parliament and civil servants as he announced intention to cut salaries and allowances. In his final State of the Nation address before the next election, the President said he had received a report from the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) that proposes far-reaching measures in reducing the public wage bill. This move will affect thousands of civil servants and reduce the appetite for those seeking elective posts in the next General Election.

 

Speakers of both houoses welcoming President Uhuru before joining him for a dance after President's speech

 

The President said the country could be reaching the ‘point of no return’ as the clamour for higher pay gains momentum in all sectors of the economy. He explained that 50 per cent of all the Government taxes were being used to pay the salaries of civil servants and elected leaders. “The public wage bill stands at Sh627 billion per year, amounting to 50 per cent of the total revenues collected by the Government. This staggering amount is used to pay the salaries and allowances of 700,000 public officers including those of us here today,” the Head of State said. - The Standard

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Britain’s Foreign secretary Boris Johnson visits Somalia


British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson holding talks with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in Somalia on March 14, 2017. 
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived for a surprise visit in Somalia on Wednesday for talks with President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The two leaders discussed issues devastating the country including drought and insecurity. They also talked about the Somali conference to be held in London in May. Somalia declared drought a national disaster with the United Nations warning that half of the country’s population, about six million people, are at risk. Last month, Britain pledged £100 million ($122 million) in new aid to Somalia in response to the crisis. It also pledged a similar amount to South Sudan similarly facing a devastating famine. On Wednesday, the British government said it will match the first £5 million ($6 million) donated by the public to a group of 13 United Kingdom aid agencies in a new fundraising appeal to help millions of people in East Africa. The UK’s Disasters Emergency Committee says at least 16 million people in Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya need food, water and medical treatment. - africareview.com

 

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New £1 coin coming up in UK as from 28th March, 2017
What do you need to know about the end of the round pound?

Old and New £ coin in UK


The new £1 coin comes into circulation this month, signalling the beginning of the end for the round pound, which will be completely phased out by 15 October. If you're struggling to make heads or tails of the change, here's what you need to know, including what to do with your old coins and what it means for those supermarket trolley key fobs. The new £1 coin is about the the same size as the old one but has 12 sides and is gold and silver. It features a hologram where the "£" symbol changes to the number "1" when viewed from different angles. The "tails" side was drawn by schoolboy David Pearce, who in 2015 created a design of the four plants that make up the UK. He said he "spent a lot of time researching what coin designs looked like and what sort of designs would represent all parts of the UK" before drawing a leek, thistle, shamrock and rose coming out of a crown. The new design is meant to be harder for criminals to fake and is billed as the "most secure coin in the world". About 45 million £1 coins, or 3% of those in circulation, are apparently counterfeit. Royal Mint, which produces the coins in its Llantrisant factory in Wales, says the new £1 features a secret "patented high security feature" to prevent copycats. Distinctive features - including grooves on the coin and tiny lettering - are meant to make it easier for shopkeepers and bank tellers to recognise a genuine coin.

 

Student, 23, wins Sh31 million SportPesa jackpot


Esther Kang'ethe of Sportpesa presents a dummy cheque to Quintet Nimo Chemei at

Masindet village in Mt Elgon in Bungoma, March 15, 2017.


A student who borrowed Sh100 and a phone to place a bet is the new Sh31 million SportPesa jackpot winner. Quintet Nimo Chemei, 23, and mother of two, was named the winner after correctly predicting 16 out of 17 matches last weekend. She hails from Masindet village, Mt Elgon, and becomes the second woman to ever win such an amount of money through sports betting. Elimah Khanaitsa had been topping the list following her Sh22 million January win. Nimo was forced to cut short her classes at Eldoret College of Professional Studies for lack of fees. She used a friend's phone to place the lucky bet with the Sh100 her father had lent her. Her friend also scooped Sh1.9 million following a bet she placed on the weekend matches. "I lost my phone hence borrowed my friend's and placed the bet," she said at her Masindet home on Wednesday. "After my friend spoke of her win, I checked and found out that I had received Sh31 million. I did not believe it." "My father was hesitant when I told him about the win. He asked me to withdraw Sh50 to test if it was true," she added. Nimo says she started betting in July last year after she was introduced by a friend who had won. "I started betting with Sh50. The highest I have used is Sh100. I am very happy for the win. This is a new dawn," she said. Nimo says she want to complete her supply management certificate course. "I want to first invest in education because it will assist me in future. It is after this that I will plan what to do next," she said. Kester Shimonyo, SportPesa' chief marketing officer, said betting should be a hobby and not a full-time job. "People should only bet with a little amount of cash. I am happy that Sportpesa is changing lives," he said. "We are ready to give them financial and legal advisors to protect them from exploitation by unscrupulous people," Shimonyo said. - The Star

 

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Kenya bans use of plastic bags from September

Plastic bags will no longer be in use from September, Environment CS Judi Wakhungu has said. These are carrier bags constructed with handles and with or without gussets, or flat bags without handles and with or without gussets. "The ministry has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging," Wakhungu said in a gazette notice dated February 27. Last year, a bill sponsored by Umoja MCA Njoroge Maina aimed at encouraging the re-use of paper bags or the use of alternatives to reduce plastic waste generation. The bill tabled in Nairobi proposed fines for shoppers found carrying polythene bags in the city. This meant that supermarket outlets would not be allowed to use polythene bags to package goods for customers. According to the bill, a retailer who fails to charge customers for the bags could be jailed for up to 12 months or fined up to Sh3 million, or both. In 2014, the bill had required them to remit the proceeds to City Hall for use in environmental management but the current bill has struck out that provision. Laws crafted earlier had also set a minimum size and thickness of the plastic bags. A 2007 attempt at cleaning up the country by banning the manufacture and import of bags widely failed. Rwanda is the only country in the region which has effectively banned use of plastic bags. - The Star

 

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Press Release

Equity Bank’s differentiated strategy results in growth of the Bank’s size to nearly half a trillion on the backdrop of a challenging operating environment

Nairobi….15th March 2017…….

Equity Group’s resilient business model weathered a difficult and turbulent operating environment in 2016 to grow its balance sheet size to nearly half a trillion Kenya Shillings.

The Group’s profit before tax grew to KShs 24.9bn from KShs 24.0 bn with the regional subsidiaries contributing KShs 1.4 bn accounting for 5% of the Group profit before tax.

In Kenya, the banking environment was characterized by heightened uncertainty following three commercial banks being put under statutory management, effects of interest capping regulation at no more than 400 basis points above CBR for loans and not less than 70% of CBR on interest earning deposits, credit to private sector contraction, bear run on the Stock markets and skewed liquidity amongst banks.

The macro- economic environment was also characterized by foreign exchange rate instability, rising inflation, devastating drought resulting in famine, food inflation and negative impact on water supply, hydro energy and security.

On the regional front, the environment was characterized by uncertainties due to the electioneering in Tanzania and Uganda, the transitions in South Sudan and DRC. In addition, the pending 2017 elections in Kenya and Rwanda played a role in slowing economic activities as investors’ exercised caution in their investment decisions.

The year also witnessed a slump in global commodities prices leading to a slowdown in regional trades and economic growth. The impact of the slowdown effect of the China economy which has affected global commodity prices and political events in The US and UK are also being felt.

Speaking while releasing the end of year results, the Group Managing Director and CEO Dr. James Mwangi said “The Group is well positioned to weather shocks from the environment as reflected in the Group’s liquid and well capitalized balance sheet. The Group closed the year with liquidity levels of over 48% and total capital adequacy ratio of over 19%.Our value proposition to shareholders is solid and our strategy continues to pay off with an Earning Per Share (EPS) of KShs 4.38. As a result of this, the Board has proposed a dividend payment totaling KShs. 7.547bn.”

The digitization strategy continued to bear fruits for the Bank as the Group rolled out tools that deepened financial inclusion and broadened access, which resulted in an enhanced savings culture. The deposits for the Group grew by 11% from KShs 303bn to KShs 337bn as at 31st December 2016 supported by growth in number of customers by 11% from 10,039,620 to 11,129,016. The increased adoption of the new delivery channels of mobile banking under Equitel and Eazzy Banking App as well as Agency Banking saw the number of transactions grow from 200 million to 335 million transactions, which is a growth of 67% ,with Agency and mobile banking pushing over 289M of this total transactions levels. The uptake of Equitel in the period under review increased from 1.6 Million customers to 2.7 Million while the downloads of the Eazzy Banking App rolled out late last year was at 130,266 downloads as at 31st December 2016. The number of Equity Agents increased from 23,885 to 29, 561 in the same period. These new self-service channels that enable customers to do their banking on their own devices has revolutionized money transfer and payments with customers having greater control and freedom to manage their bank accounts confirming that customers want a banking service that is integrated to their everyday lives.

The effect of using these alternate delivery channels has translated to improved efficiency and cost saving which is expected to continue going forward. As a result, the cost to income ratio in Kenya (excluding impairments) has improved from 47.1% to 44.8% while for the Group improved from 52.9% to 50.7%.

With retail transactions moving to the technology driven channels (Eazzy banking) and third party infrastructure such as the Equity Agents and merchant banking, the bank branches have become the preferred centers for relationship banking for SMEs and corporates. The SMEs sector loan book grew by 10% with the total loan book at the end of the year closing at KShs 266Bn. Total loans disbursed during the period under review was 6.3million with those disbursed through Equitel accounting for 85%. Investment securities grew by 135% from KShs 43Bn to KShs 101Bn.

Regional expansion to five countries in Eastern Africa and investment in non- banking subsidiaries has enabled the bank to cushion itself against adverse challenges from the operating environment that may arise from any of the markets. The Group’s regional expansion and diversification strategy has maintained a growth momentum with subsidiaries in Rwanda, DRC and Tanzania registering growth in deposits of 34%, 29% and 23% respectively. Subsidiaries in DRC, Uganda and Rwanda saw loan growth of 25%, 24% and 22% respectively.

As a result of the growth across the different balance sheet items, total revenue grew by 14% from KShs 56bn to KShs 64bn driven by improved revenue from the subsidiaries, growth in interest income grew by 19% from KShs 43bn to KShs 52bn, and growth in non-funded income reached KShs 22.2bn from KShs 21.9bn.

The Group maintained its prudent approach to managing its loan book and increased its provisions as a proactive measure in the challenging macroeconomic environment which impacted negatively on the quality of financial assets portfolio. NPLs for the group closed at 6.8% compared to an estimated industry average of above 10%.


The Group, through Equity Group Foundation continued to scale its social impact interventions in 2017. 1,680 Wings to Fly scholars got comprehensive scholarships through support of The MasterCard Foundation and KFW bringing the total beneficiaries to 14,168. The Equity Leaders program admitted 732 scholars bringing the total to 5060 beneficiaries out of whom 363 are students/alumni of international universities. In the agricultural intervention over 500,000 farmers have been transformed to agribusiness entrepreneurs and 2616 medium sized farmers have been supported to scale up their agribusinesses. Through the Bank, Equity Group Foundation has reached out and trained 1,455,759 women and youth on financial education which has helped them to join the financial system and improve on their business skills. On health, the Foundation embarked on rolling out the Equity Afia clinics which are fully owned and managed by Equity medical graduates with over 5 years working experience. In the pilot phase in 2016, Equity Afia clinics were opened in Rongai, Buruburu, Kayole, Thika and Kawangware.

In 2016 Equity Group was recognized globally and was ranked by The Banker Top Banks in the world 2016 as the fastest growing big bank in Africa, 8th best bank in the world on Return on Assets for the second year running and 43rd best bank in the world in Soundness as measured by capital asset ratio while being ranked the 34th best bank in terms of Return on Capital. Euromoney Awards of Excellence named Equity as Africa’s best bank 2016, Kenya’s Best Bank and Kenya’s Best SME Bank. Global Credit Rating maintained Equity’s investment grade AA- with a stable outlook. In the local scene, Equity Bank was ranked by Think Business 2016 Banking Awards as the Best Bank overall, Best Tier 1 Bank, Best Bank in SME Banking, Best Bank in Retail Banking, Best in Agency Banking, Best Microfinance Bank, and runners up best bank in asset finance, internet banking, mortgage finance, product marketing and customer satisfaction while Superbrand has for the last 10 years in a row recognized Equity Bank as the Top Banking Superbrand in Kenya.

Future Outlook
In order to weather a continued challenging operating environment the Group has focused on enhancing a nimble, agile balance sheet with strong liquidity and improving asset quality, brand investment and visibility, digitization and innovation for increased efficiency and customer convenience.

The Group will continue to focus on unlocking its potential and utilizing the embedded value in its balance sheet by improving productivity across all its subsidiaries.

Improved customer experience across all channels continues to remain a key focus as well as maintaining a quality loan book while still consolidating the liability (deposit) franchise.

The Group continues to focus on prudent and optimal capital allocation to boost value creation for its shareholders as well as shared prosperity to all its stakeholders.

 

Kalonzo Musyoka walkout would give Uhuru victory


KALONZO Musyoka, Kenya’s 10th and last Vice President under the Old Constitution and now one of four National Super Alliance principals, holds NASA’s fate in his hand. His party Wiper Democratic Movement’s ultimatum yesterday to the effect that he be declared NASA’s presidential flagbearer “or NASA is dead” is no idle threat. If Kalonzo takes a walk and mounts a lone ranger presidential campaign, Ukambani will almost certainly follow him to the latest school-leaver with new ID and voter’s cards. This is a move that would deny NASA at least a million votes and guarantee President Uhuru Kenyatta a decisive victory on August 8. Jubilee Party does not need the Ukambani bloc’s votes but it will almost certainly get many more of them than it did when it was incoming in 2013. Memoranda of understanding are absolutely dangerous documents. They are signed in the heat of desperation and are not worth the ink, let alone the paper, they are written in. Opposition leader Raila Odinga probably has only hazy recollections of having pledged to serve for only one term as President (2013-2014) and then handover to Kalonzo. Kalonzo appears to have preserved the documentary evidence and has produced it at the worst possible time for NASA. Kalonzo has everything going for him. By walking out of NASA, he will go straight into President Kenyatta’s first second term Cabinet and get himself a preeminent portfolio. NASA will be left with no option but to go for a strictly West Kenya ticket. If Raila gets to be their standard bearer and the ANC’s Musalia Mudavadi his running mate, we’ve seen this combination before – at the ill-fated 2007 race, the 10th General Election. NASA could try Mudavadi as flagbearer and then ensure that he campaigns even in Ukambani. It is widely speculated that Mudavadi is considered a safer pair of hands than the firebrand Raila and is feared by none, something that not even Raila’s most ardent supporters can say of him and keep a straight face. Mudavadi would have to mount an extraordinary campaign aimed at those who have been dismayed by Kalonzo’s last-minute hardball politics and aspects of Jubilee’s first term in power. The question will then become whether Raila’s Luo community would turn out at all if he was not on the flagbearer. Kalonzo’s uncharacteristic intransigence may well have changed Kenyan politics forever. - Source link-the-star.co.ke

 

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UK weather: Snow warning as temperatures set to plummet when Storm Stella batters Britain


Britain's calm spring weather will come to a wet and windy halt this weekend when the tail end of Storm Stella strikes. Swathes of the country are on alert for heavy rain, strong gusts and even snow as temperatures plummet. The violent storm, which has triggered a state of emergency in parts of the US, is about to make a U-turn towards the UK. Although it will have weakened on its track across the Atlantic it will bring wind and rain to most parts, experts warn. The weather will change on Thursday with Scotland and the north first in the firing line. The Met Office said much of the country faces a wet and windy few days while thermometers will drop around 8C from last weekend. Forecaster Oli Claydon said: “The benign conditions are certainly going to turn as things become more unsettled at the end of the week. “It is all part of the same system which is currently causing stormy weather in the US, although it won’t be anywhere near as vigorous when it reaches the UK. “But we are going to see a regime change as this low pressure system moves across the Atlantic. “There will be some rain around on Wednesday although most places will see a dry day; on Thursday the north will get some rain. “From Friday into the weekend it will turn wet and windy across the country and this will last thorough the weekend.”

 

Governor Ukur Yattani, four Marsabit MPs officially ditch ODM for Jubilee


Marsabit Governor Ukur Yattani on Tuesday reaffirmed his decision to leave ODM for President Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party. He was received at State House alongside four MPs, 25 MCAs and more than 300 elders representing the county’s 15 communities. The MPs were Roba Duba (Moyale), Chachu Ganya (North Horr), Nasra Ibrahim (woman representative) and Joseph Lekuton (Laisamis). Lekuton excused himself before the meeting to attend to an urgent matter. Ganya, Nasra and Lekuton all belonged to ODM. Yattani becomes the latest among senior politicians who have defected from the opposition to rally behind Uhuru’s re-election.

 

 

Thieves can steal smartphone pins in seconds, android users are at risk


If you thought your smart phone was safe when left locked, think again. A thermal-imaging camera would easily be able to get your phone's pass code from the heat marks left on the screen, researchers have said. Heat traces transferred from a user's hand to the screen while typing in you PIN could be the giveaway, a paper by four researchers at Stuttgart University says. The traces are recovered and used to reconstruct the password - even up to 30 seconds after the device was last touched, The Atlantic reports. Someone typing in a PIN number with four different digits would unknowingly leave behind four heat traces, each slightly different temperatures. The researchers came up with a six step plan of extracting PIN numbers. A thermal camera set to capture temperatures between about 66 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit takes a picture of the screen. Software can then convert the color image to grayscale and applies a filter. After that, the background is removed entirely, leaving just the heat traces. These can then be detected and extracted and for a PIN, this will result in one to four circles. Finally, the relative heat of each PIN to determine the most likely order for the passcode’s digits can be analysed. The thermal attack also works on Android patterns by tracing the finger’s path across the screen, and working out the direction of the pattern by temperature. Worryingly, thermal attacks have a shocking success rate. If the thermal image is taken within 15 seconds of a PIN being entered, it has an almost 90 per cent success rate.

 

 

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DOCTOR'S STRIKE IN KENYA IS OVER


After 100 days of deaths, pain and despair, the doctors’ strike has ended. The Health ministry, the Council of Governors and the medics' union signed a joint return-to-work formula, effectively bringing to an end the protracted industrial action that has cost many lives. The deal, which is good news to Kenyans, especially patients from poor backgrounds, was inked shortly after 6pm at Delta House, in Nairobi. Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya and officials of the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union annouced an end to the strike after putting ink to paper. KMPDU Secretary-General Ouma Oluga said the medics had agreed to end their job boycott. - Daily Nation.

 

Kenya to start exporting oil in June, on trial basis


NAIROBI, KENYA: The government has signed an agreement with Tullow, Africa Oil and Maersk to allow exportation of oil on pilot basis beginning June this year. Tullow, which has had wild success in exploration in Kenya, has in the past estimated that there are about a billion barrels of oil in the Southern Lokichar area. The estimates are based on wells the firm has so far drilled in the region, but expects the quantities to go up as it continues drilling as well as doing further tests on previously drilled wells. The plans to go ahead with oil production are also on the back of what the firm said was a substantial reduction in exploration budget for the country. - The Standard

 


Bandits open fire on police vehicle, kill 2 women in Baringo

 


A KENYAN MAN HAS PASSED AWAY IN LEICESTER, UK

The late Greeham Murage Gachengo is well known in UK as Sendapack


It is with deep regret that we inform you of the sudden death of our brother Greenham Murage Gachengo proprietor of “Sendapack” on Sunday 12th March 2017 in Leicester, UK. He has left behind his wife and two children who lives in Leicester. We praise God for his life and his beautiful soul and we desire to support his wife, children at this difficult and trying time. Further details will follow in due course. For those who wish to contribute financially please use Lloyds Bank. Account name: Miss Nomathemba Ndlovu, Account number: 48611160 and Sort code: 309497. For more information please contact via telephone: 07891848747 - Veronica, 07711152990 - Noma or 07543591693 – Sanah.

 

Heri Homes - "We have spacious apartments in Kitisuru view area"

Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes caught in London last year as she was trying to sort out Sales Agreements for customers for Kitisuru Phase I on right. She has a record of selling over 100 houses in the diaspora since New Year. Her contact is +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.


Phase One of Kitsuru Flats is almost complete, remaining with a few months to completion, here their are less than 7 remaining units comprising of 2 bed @6.6m,3 bed @7.8m,and 3 bed with dettached servant quater @ 9.8 m.phase 2 begun about 3 weeks ago and will be complete in the next 18-20 months.it is a few metres fromPhase 1.


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Occupancy in this area is 100%.
Other external features that will bring both value
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1. Less than 10 mins drive to westlands
2.about 15 mins drive to UN Gigiri area.
3.expansion of Waiyaki way ongoing - near our project
4.nearby southern bypass ongoing.
5.western bypass to be complete in a few weeks,3 km from our project
6.SGR to Naivasha,nearby
7. about15 mins to central business district.

8. 200 metres from Nakumatt Kitisuru on the same road

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Pound plummets as Lords vote in favour of Brexit Bill


The value of the pound fell dramatically on Tuesday morning as the House of Lords approved the terms of the Brexit Bill, which will pave the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50. Sterling has fallen to 1.14 against the value of the euro while its value against the dollar has dropped to 1.21. Against the backdrop of a weaker pound, shares in the FTSE 100 were boosted as the index increased by 0.2% at 7,379.34. Meanwhile, the FTSE 250 was down 0.1% at 19,007.86, and the AIM All-Share was flat at 919.80. Richard Falkenhäll, senior FX strategist at SEB, a major Nordic corporate bank, said pressures on the pound had likely been exacerbated by the Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to launch a second independent referendum.  “Our own long-term fair value estimate suggests it is around 20% undervalued against the euro and more than 25% undervalued against the dollar,” he said. “We expect that a harsh tone in upcoming divorce negotiations will weigh on the GBP near-term. Whether this will continue or not in Q2 2017 depends on where market focus will be. A shift to political risks elsewhere could offer some temporary relief, but this should be seen as an opportunity to sell the GBP.”

 

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Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012


Mogadishu: Pirates have hijacked a Sri Lankan-flagged oil tanker, a Somali official said on Tuesday, the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012. The Aris 13 sent a distress call on Monday, turned off its tracking system and altered course for the Somali port town of Alula, said John Steed of the aid group Oceans Beyond Piracy. "The pirates hijacked the oil tanker and they brought it near Alula," Mohamud Ahmed Eynab, the district commissioner for Alula, told Reuters on Tuesday by phone. Pirates in the town confirmed they were expecting the ship. The tanker was believed to have eight crew on board, said Steed, an expert on piracy who is in contact with naval forces tracking the ship. "The ship reported it was being followed by two skiffs yesterday afternoon. Then it disappeared," he told Reuters. Aircraft from regional naval force EU Navfor were flying overhead to track the ship's progress and to try to determine what was happening, he said. Data from Reuters systems showed it made a sharp about turn just after it passed the Horn of Africa on its voyage from Djibouti to Mogadishu. The 1,800 deadweight ton Aris 13 is owned by Panama company Armi Shipping and managed by Aurora Ship Management in the United Arab Emirates, according to the Equasis shipping data website, managed by the French transport ministry. The ship was being monitored by the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO), which coordinates the management of all merchant ships and yachts in the Gulf of Aden area, the head of the International Maritime Bureau’s piracy reporting center in Kuala Lumpur, Noel Choong, said. The UKMTO in Dubai said it had no further information. In their heyday five years ago, Somali pirates launched 237 attacks off the coast of Somalia in 2011, the International Maritime Bureau says, and held hundreds of hostages. That year, Ocean's Beyond Piracy estimated the global cost of piracy was about $7 billion. The shipping industry bore roughly 80 percent of those costs, the group's analysis showed. But attacks fell sharply after ship owners tightened security and avoided the Somali coast. - Reuters

 

 

 

Nasa fails to agree on criteria to pick flag-bearer

Nasa co-principal Musalia Mudavadi addressing supporters at a rally in Narok on March 10, 2017.

Nasa was expected to unveil its flag-bearer later this month or early April.


A team tasked by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) to work out a formula of nominating a presidential candidate and sharing power has failed to reach an agreement, it has emerged. Sources within the alliance said a planned retreat for its coordinating committee and the technical wing may not take place this weekend since nothing substantial had been agreed on by the team nearly a month after it was created. The team has further been unable to agree on joint nominations with Wiper Democratic Movement, Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford-Kenya insisting on individual party nominations. The alliance’s national coordinating committee is hence scheduled to meet tomorrow in a bid to unlock the stalemate. This comes as a confident ANC leader and Nasa co-principal Musalia Mudavadi said yesterday all was well with the alliance. Nasa, which is headed by Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga and his co-principals Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper) and Ford-Kenya’s Moses Wetang’ula, was expected to unveil its flag-bearer later this month or early April. Yesterday, Lugari MP Ayub Savula confirmed that partner parties had agreed to abandon the joint nomination venture after the committee failed to strike a common ground on it. “The brief we have is that talks on other thematic areas are still in progress,” said Mr Savula by phone, adding: “We have however been informed that the story of joint nominations has failed.” The committee comprises Senators James Orengo (Siaya, ODM), Johnson Muthama (Machakos, Wiper) and Dr Boni Khalwale (Kakamega, Ford-K), as well as MPs Sakwa Bunyasi (Nambale, ANC), Francis Nyenze (Kitui West, Wiper), Eseli Simiyu (Tongaren) and Chris Wamalwa (Kiminini) of Ford-K and ODM’s Timothy Bosire (Kitutu-Masaba) and Dr Agnes Zani (nominated). It also has former MPs Farah Maalim and Kipruto arap Kirwa.


STRONGHOLDS
Nasa’s arch rivals Jubilee Party has challenged the opposition alliance to name a candidate to face President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 General Elections. Sources within Nasa revealed that it has also been jolted by ongoing lone-ranger campaigns by Mr Musyoka, a former Vice-President, while his party has been accused of internal poaching targeted at affiliate parties. Wiper has received dozens of ODM officials. “We are not agreeing on anything,” an opposition MP who is keenly following the events observed. “The situation is getting desperate as we are constantly distracted by one MP from (former) Eastern Province who has apparently adopted a hard-line stance on everything.” On joint nominations, parties appear have taken strong positions. Wiper Secretary-General Hassan Omar, the Mombasa senator, dismissed the idea, saying his party will go it alone in all the seats as it seeks to “retain its identity”. ODM Director of Elections Junet Mohamed, the Suna East MP, quickly responded, saying the party will not allow Nasa affiliates to field candidates in its strongholds. On Thursday, Mr Wetang’ula categorically stated: “There will be no joint nominations other than for the position of coalition President under Nasa.” “To our supporters, we tell them: There is no cause for alarm,” said Mr Mudavadi, hinting at a middle ground reached by the affiliate parties. “We have seen places where we need to be strategic and sit at the table but, in the majority of the country, each party has the freedom to field its own candidates.” -nation.co.ke

 

A Kenyan man has died of a heart attack in Leicester, UK. More later.

 

 

UK Supermarkets cut petrol prices after global oil market weakens

 

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Confrontation between police and Joho convoy on Nyali bridge 

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A Tough Uhuru. A Sick Raila. A Troubled NASA

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SOURCE OF NAIROBI WATER DRYING UP

This is picture of Irati River in Kinyona, Muranga taken on Sunday 12th March 2017 a few metres from Aberdare Forest. This is one of the sources of Nairobi Water Northern Corridor. The river is drying very fast and there is handily any water flowing down stream. According to the resident of Kinyona, they have never seen the flow of water in this river that low. That means soon there will be no water in Nairobi if the rain delays to come. God have mercy.

 

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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek second referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. Ms Sturgeon said she wanted a vote to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of the following year. That would coincide with the expected conclusion of the UK's Brexit negotiations. The Scottish first minister said the move was needed to protect Scottish interests in the wake of the UK voting to leave the EU. She will ask the Scottish Parliament next Tuesday to request a Section 30 order from Westminster. The order would be needed to allow a fresh legally-binding referendum on independence to be held. Prime Minister Theresa May has so far avoided saying whether or not she would grant permission.

 

 

 

 

Learning to resume as lecturers sign new Sh6 billion deal to call off strike


Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) Secretary General Constatine Wasonga (left) and Inter-Public Universities Councils Consultative Forum chairman Paul Kanyari (centre) during the signing a deal that ended the lecturers’ strike in Nairobi on Monday 13th March. Learning is expected to resume in all public universities this morning after lectures accepted Sh6 billion the Government offered them and called off their strike. The award, contained in the 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement that was signed yesterday, will see the highest paid academic staff, a professor, take home Sh247,925 per month up from Sh211,000. A graduate assistant will be paid Sh77,550 up from Sh66,000. The offer means lecturers get a 17.5 per cent increase in their basic salaries and a 3.9 per cent increase in house allowances. However, lecturers at Maasai Mara University will receive lower increments because their salaries are already high. Previous increments were taken into account for Maasai Mara to ensure uniformity in the agreed upon pay structure. "The strike by public universities staff has officially been called off and we are asking our members to prepare to resume work at 8am tomorrow and teach students," said Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) Secretary General Constantine Wasonga. - The Standard

 

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We all have seen the police to pull over people and taking them roughly but have you ever seen a cop taking over a crocodile. I don’t think so, and that is what has been making our pictures to be so interesting. So the cop was out in the open when he was looking for someone to pull over but then from the fields there came a crocodile who was about to greet the cop but then he looked at it and immediately caught him off guard. And you must know that gators have very thick skin and a bullet isn’t enough to keep them away. - CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

 

 

The Body of the Kenyan Man in USA with No Relatives moved to a Funeral Home

 

In the true spirit of Harambee and brotherhood, members of the Kenyan community in the United States have come together to help send the remains of a 61 year old man to his family in Kenya. Omar Mmubango (formerly Omar MurungaMubango) from Ekama village Mumias passed away on 9 February 2017 while undergoing Cancer treatment at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

Survived by one daughter in Kenya, Omar did not have family in the US and little is known about his friends and associates.

Upon learning of an impending decision by the Hospital authorities to turn theunclaimed body of Omar to the Medical Examiner’s Office for disposal, the Kenyan community successfully managed to secure, last Friday, the services of a New Jersey Funeral Home to preserve the body.

The Community is askinganyone that knew Omar to come forward. It is appealing toits members and well-wishers to help transport the body to Kenya. A GoFundMe page and CashAPP accounts have been set up for a funds drive.

According to records, Omar arrived in the United States in September of 1976 as a Food Science and Technology student at the University of Wisconsin in River Falls.In 1982, he graduated with a degree in International Relations from University of Minnesota. His last known address was 1623 W Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19126.

Please show your support by donating to the GoFundMe page below.

For additional information, please contact: Kennedy Chesoli: (215) 758-6780, RodahAnono: (862) 252-1294, Imani Hakeem: (667) 206-9665, NjeriGithongo: (732) 429-0297, Mwajuma Omar: +254 729 662161 or DemetriaKhisa: + 254 721 455020.

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Police bar Governor Joho from attending presidential function

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Monday 13th March, Mombasa, Kenya: Police in Mombasa bar Governor Ali Hassan Joho from attending Presidential function at Mtongwe Ferry as GSU officers barricade his Nyali home. Governor Joho who managed to sneak from his home vowed to attend the function saying as a leader he needs to represent his people of Mombasa.  "I had good intentions but I have been barred from attending the President's fuction which is a public event and now i am under office arrest," said Joho. Police have launched a multi-agency operation in the coastal town and arrests have been reported in Nyali, Likoni and Makupa. - The Standard

 

The Governor tried to sneak into president function  using a motorbike but GSU could not allow him

 

 

"Everyone in the world including politicians and businessmen today knows that Kenya is on top of the list of the countries with opportunities in Africa. The only people who does not know about this opportunities are Kenyans in the Diaspora." A top businessman speaking in London on Sunday 13th March, 2017.

 

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE LATE HANNAH WAMBUI IN LONDON

The family of Mrs. Beth Kungu (3rd from far right) of Revival House, London and PK of Thatched House London gathered for a memorial service of the late late sister Hannah Wambui on Sunday 12th March, 2017. Word of encouragement was done by Pastor Gad and Master of Ceremony was Mayor Elizabeth Kengethe. The ceremony took place at Revival House, Manor Park in East London. The funeral in Kenya takes place on Friday 17th March, 2017 in Githunguri, Kiambu, Kenya. Those wishing to attend the funeral can contact Mr.Chui in Kenya on 0723413809 or Jose on 0722953469. Their sister Hannah Wambui passed away in Kenya Thursday 9th March in Kenya after a long illness. The family will be travelling to Kenya this week for the funeral. Please remember the family in your prayers. For financial assistance through Barclays Bank, Account 13389995, Sort :20 29 77 and Account no. E.W. Kungu. For more information please contact Elizabeth Kungu:07735389332 or PK:07960323586.

 

 

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MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE LATE ANN KUNGU IN LONDON IS ON TUESDAY 14TH MARCH


It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved Mum/sister/friend Ann Wanjiku Kungu of South London, U.K. She went to be with the Lord on Tuesday 7th March, 2017 at St Christopers Hospice, South London. Mother to Hannah Wanja sister to Lucy and Jane Kungu of UK. Auntie to Daniel, Esther, Tebecca, Wairish, Nyambura, Carol, Eddie all of UK. Causin to Veronica Thuo UK. The memorial service takes place on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at Woolwich dockyard Industrial estate, Block 1 Unit 9, Woolwich Church Street SE18 5PQ -   Shiloh Tebernacle as from 7.00-9.00 p.m. Funeral will be held in Passenga Village, Nyandarua County, Kenya. Your financial support and prayers are highly appreciated. For financial help please use Dan Kungu Account no.12118768 and Sort Code 77 25 19. For more information please contact Dan Kungu 07944153121, Lucy Kungu 07404706000, 07949842004 or Veronica Thuo. 07931312410. - CLICK HERE FOR THE MAP

 

 

Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa

At least 48 people have been killed in a landslide at a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, officials say. They say dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time. A number of makeshift houses are now buried under tonnes of waste. The area has been a dumping ground for Addis Ababa's rubbish for more than five decades. A city spokeswoman told AP news agency that many children were among the dead. There are fears the death toll could rise further. Local resident Musa Suleiman Abdulah told AFP he heard "a big sound" and saw "something like a tornado... rushing to us" when the landslide occurred. Tebeju Asres said that the family's house had been swallowed by the landslide. "My mother and three of my sisters were there when the landslide happened. Now I don't know the fate of all of them," he told AP. Hundreds of people attempt to make a living by scavenging at the landfill site, sifting through the rubbish for items they can sell, the BBC's Emmanuel Igunza in Addis Ababa reports. Some people even resided at the rubbish dump permanently. The authorities have been building Africa's first waste-to-energy plant near the landfill. They plan to burn rubbish generated by the capital's estimated four million people and convert it into electricity.

 


Turkey's Erdogan warns Dutch will pay price for dispute

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the Netherlands it will "pay the price" for harming ties after two of his ministers were barred. The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border. The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions days before the Netherlands' general election. Turkey's ties with several EU countries have become strained over the rallies. The rallies aim to increase support among expatriate voters for a referendum on expanding Turkish presidential powers. Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, Turkey's family minister, had arrived in Rotterdam by road on Saturday, but was denied entry to the consulate and taken to the German border by Dutch police.

'Capital of fascism'
Several EU countries have been drawn into the row over the rallies:


* Mr Cavusoglu called the Netherlands the "capital of fascism" after he was refused entry


* Mr Erdogan accused Germany of "Nazi practices" after similar rallies there were cancelled - words Chancellor Angela Merkel described as "unacceptable"


* Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen postponed a planned meeting with Turkey's prime minister, saying he was concerned that "democratic principles are under great pressure" in Turkey


* Local French officials have allowed a Turkish rally in Metz, saying it does not pose a public order threat - while France's foreign ministry has urged Turkey to avoid provocations


* Mr Erdogan accused countries in the West of "Islamophobia" and demanded international organisations impose sanctions on the Netherlands.


* "I have said that I had thought that Nazism was over, but that I was wrong. Nazism is alive in the West," he said.
He thanked France for allowing Mr Cavusoglu to travel to Metz to address a rally.

 

 

 

Suffering of patients to end as doctors say deal close


 Kenya Medical Association national chairperson Jacqueline Kitulu addresses journalists about the doctors' strike outside All Saints’ Cathedral Church in Nairobi on March 12, 2017. She is joined by KMPDU Chairman Samuel Oroko (left) and secretary-general Ouma Oluga. They said the strike might end anytime.

 
 The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) officials say they have agreed on everything with the government that would see them call off the strike, but are stuck at “how the doctors will go back to work” following their 99 days strike. KMPDU secretary-general Ouma Oluga and the Kenya Medical Association (KMA) have said they are at a “crucial stage”, which could end in “an hour, a day or the day after”, which requires that all parties, including doctors and the public, to be calm. Dr Jacqueline Kitulu, KMA head, told journalists on Sunday in Nairobi after a church service that they are working closely with mediators from the Inter-religious Council to smoothen out any rough patches in talks, and hopefully, bring the strike to an end. She said: “The parties can sit together and conclude this matter, which is at a very crucial stage only when things are calm. They [documents drawn by both the government and the doctors] are awaiting signatories on the agreed parts. Particularly, the return to work formula, which is very crucial for an orderly end to the strike and a return to work by the doctors.” Dr Kitulu added: “We are looking at it with hope because we are at a point where most of the things are pretty much resolved.” - Daily Nation.
 


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 Seven terror suspects arrested in action-packed Malindi night raid


 A file photo of Malindi OCPD Matawa Muchangi displaying the photos of suspected terrorists after a night raid in the area.  Seven suspected terrorists were arrested in a house raid by ATPU officers in Malindi town's Shella area on Friday night. Police blocked all roads leading in and out of Shella, and those around the house behind old law courts, in the 9pm operation
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 The raid was carried out by heavily armed police officers who were either uniformed or in plain clothes. Among those arrested were a man, his wife, their three daughters and their female cousin. The seventh suspect, their relative, was apprehended about 300 metres from the house. The officers combed the area and then stormed into the house with torches and ordered everyone to lie down. The suspects' relative, a 13-year old boy, took journalists around the house the following day; clothes and documents were found scattered all over the rooms. The boy's sister cried as he told journalists of the ordeal. “We were in the sitting room upstairs with my brothers, sisters, mother and father when we heard a loud bang at the gate. We met flash lights and guns when we went downstairs,’’ he said. He said the officers ordered everyone to lie on the ground and asked his father to identify himself. The minor said one of the policemen went to where they were lying and told them not to worry as they were looking for "something small". He said they were promised that their parents would return after a short while but that they did not. “We did not sleep the whole night hoping to see our parents and other relatives but nothing has happened,’’ he said. An 80-year old woman found in the living room was reportedly roughed up and ordered to surrender all her documents including passports. Hadija Swaleh was later asked to join the other suspects who were lying on the ground outside. Swaleh, who has three grandchildren, said the agents shot in the air upon arrival and demanded to know who she was and who she was staying with. “I was beaten when I tried standing up after hearing someone crying upstairs,’’ she said, adding the officers harassed her and did not let her speak. She was later taken to hospital. Fatma Swaleh said they were afraid because they were "subjected to torture" and that the children witnessed the whole operation. Malindi police chief Matawa Muchangi said they would compile a report and issue a statement. - The Star
 
 
 

 

 

A Whispers from London (My trip to Israel) Part two

Written by: Man Man Kambugua        E-mail: manman@fsmail.net     Facebook: Man Man Kambugua

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My interest in knowing whom Jesus was started when I was eight years old in standard two. I have told you before that I had very cruel Primary school teachers in that most of them believed that education could enter our arrowroot infested brain through caning and more caning. By the time we left for home, our buttocks felt like minced meat. So long as I live, I will never forget my form tutor who took us from stand one to standard five. I cannot remember of any day that he never walked without a cane while in the school compound. The cane was not for herding goats or sheep but was meant to land on our emaciated bodies once we were within the vicinity of the school compound.

The same teacher could look at us before going home and if he realized that he had not caned us, he would command us to line up and come and confess our 'sins' to him. The sins according to us ranged from stealing the neighbor’s mangoes or any fruit that was fit for human consumption. He had informed us that if we had to dream as good pupils, we should only dream with education and nothing else. Woo unto you if as a boy you dreamt showing a certain girl some basics in wresting and in the process end up breaking a certain commandment that was punishable by being thrown into a lake of fire. The stupid pupils out of fear could confess that indeed they had a demonic dream doing this and that with a girl making them earn a first class ticket to hell on earth in our class teacher's world. When it came to my turn to confess my sins, I would tell him something that was music to his ears. For one I used to hear from people that our teacher had an explosive sexual appetite such that he could not be trusted with anything that was of female gender. So what did I tell him?

I could tell him that my only sin was that I had not been delivering messages to him from one teenage girl who happened to be my neighbor which of course was a lie! I would tell him that the girl used to ‘tell’ other girls how he was handsome, well spoken, well mannered and so honest and holy that if he walked on an egg, it would not break because of his holiness. When I told him such things, he would stop interrogating others and instead give me 100% attention. From that time, he changed his attitude towards me and I could see that when others were being caned, I was spared. He also started telling other pupils to emulate me. Oh God of mercy, guide me oh thy great Jehovah! Since the teacher wanted the relationship with my neighbor to go to another level, he started giving me small notes to deliver to the girl. At first the girl was shocked that the teacher had interest in her when she was only in Form three in one of the most prestigious schools. She looked at the note and said nothing. The following day when I was going to school the girl gave me a note to take to the teacher. As she gave me the letter, she was cursing under her breath and telling me to tell the teacher that as far as she was concerned, the teacher looked like he owned a foreskin in his private parts and according to her she was a big D.O.G. (Dog) without a tail! Naively, I took the letter and handed it to the teacher. As he read it, he breathed fire and brimstone as his eyes turned red with rage. I could see that he had difficulties in teaching and was very bitter. Next, as usual, he told us to line up and confess our sins to him. He made sure that I was the last to do confession. Between the teacher, and me only Jesus stood between.

'Now Man, can you confess your sins quickly! Quickly!' he exclaimed.
'I don't know of any sins Sir,' I replied.
'Man Man, you have sinned! All of us have sins! It is only Jesus Christ the Son of God who did not have sins!' he said
'Okay then, I lied to you that Grace was in love with you, in fact she says that any time she sees you, she feels like vomiting!' I said.
'Whaaaaat? Anything else she said?' he asked.
'And that you walk like a female donkey on heat when you are going to our shopping center!' I said naively.

After hearing my confession, the teacher opened his mouth in astonishment. Soon his jaw dropped and he told me to go and sit down. Unknown to me, I had just started a journey of being bullied left, right and center by the teacher. He could storm in class in the morning and ask me to explain to him what I understood by the term 'Evaporation.' Luckily enough, I had my brothers who were not bad as far as education was concerned so I could hear what they were discussing in Geography. I could explain to him, to his disappointment. Remember, I am just a standard two pupil in a village school. With time, he asked the class monitor to be including me in the list of noisemakers and I would pay for it. I did not have connections to retaliate but I had Jesus on my side. Every day I could wake up and ask God through Jesus Christ to see me through and possibly kill the demonic teacher. To cut the long story short, at the end, the teacher in question committed suicide by drowsing himself with petrol while the class monitor was killed with hot water by the wife. I don't know whether they are seated on the right hand side of God or not, this I leave it to God. If you have ever punished any kid for no reason, just know that God listens to children's prayers. In case you have ever abandoned your children, be afraid, be very much afraid!

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Still around the Sea of Galilee, we visited the place called Kursi where Jesus commanded the evil spirits to come out of a mad man. Instead, the evil spirits entered into the herd of swine’s that went straight to the sea. It was a wonderful site to visualize that was standing in the very site where it all happened.

The first miracle that Jesus ever performed was in a wedding feast where he turned water into wine. The place is called Cana. We visited the place, which today is a church. Despite its Biblical significance, the place looks like Ngara place in Nairobi. There is nothing to show that the place is unique but when we imagined that we were in a place where Jesus was, more so where he was turning water into wine, we felt honored. It is also in this place that Jesus referred his mother as ‘You woman.’ I would not want to say whether that is being rude or not. My thinking is that wine is not bad if it is taken with moderation. All of us bought wines from Cana as souvenirs.

Our next stop was Nazareth. This is the place where the Angel of the Lord appeared to Mary and informed her that she would conceive by the power of the Holy Spirit and have a son. The dilemma was that she was a teenager and she had never fused her young, teenage body with any man. Just like Cana, the place looks just like any other place in Israel. As my eyes explored the hilly place, as a quintessential African traditional man, I tried to imagine what was going on in Joseph’s mind when he had that the Holy Spiritwould be responsible for the pregnancy. The Bible says that Joseph did not take it rightly and was ready to leave Mary. God’s power is supreme so he understood and life continued.
My imagination tells me that the haters were mocking Mary and joseph any time they set their eyes on them. No wonder Nathanael or Bartholomew the disciple once asked, Can anything good come from Nazareth?’ To which Phillip replied, ‘Come and see.’ Today, the site has the largest Church in the Middle East.

In his early years, Jesus parents decided to live in Nazareth. They did not like the idea of Jesus calling himself the Messiah. To the people of Nazareth, he was just Jesus son of Joseph. One day Jesus was preaching in a synagogue in Nazareth when his teachings agitated the people and they decided to kill him by throwing him off the Mountain nearby called Mount Precipice. When Jesus realized what the people wanted, he went through their midst and went away. As a tourist, when one is in Mount Precipice, he commands a breathtaking view of the city of Nazareth below hundreds of meters below.

When in Israel, one cannot fail to notice that the land is very mountainous and rocky. But on looking the Western side of Mount Precipice, below it is a flat land that is good in agriculture. It is a called Jezreel valley and it is regarded as the breadbasket of Israel. It is for this reason that so many battles have historically been fought in order to have control of the valley.

From Mount Precipice, we were driven to a place called Megiddo. If you have never heard of Megiddo, then you must have heard of King Ahab. If still you don’t have an idea of what I am writing about, King Ahab is the King who married a wicked woman who went by the name Jezebel. She was wicked in that she never worshipped Israelite’s God (Yahweh) but instead believed in one called Bail. Obviously we had not visited Megiddo to have lunch with King Ahab or his demonic wife Jezebel. We had gone there to see where they lived and we saw that they lived in a fortified place. Today they are just ruins but the fact that Jezebel used to have nights of passion with King Ahab was very fulfilling. It is good to note that in the valley below is also a very agricultural land just like Jezreel valley. Next to King Ahab’s Palace used to live a man called Naboth who owned a good piece of land through inheritance. Jezebel convinced her husband Ahab to convince Naboth to sell them his piece of Vineyard, which he refused because it was a taboo to sell inherited land. Jezebel, in her own weird wisdom had Naboth charged with blaspheming God and the King. He was stoned to death. On hearing this, prophet Elijah confronted King Ahab and told him that he and his heirs would be killed and that dogs would devour Jezebel. It came to pass! This shows that God is real and if you are wicked, you will suffer and so will be the generations to come my brother my sister.

 

*******Join me in Part Three****************for Mt. Carmel, Caesarea Maritima, Jesus baptism place etc,*********

 

 

Jubilee shuts down Mombasa as thousands attend rally

 

MOMBASA, 12 March 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta today officially received Coast leaders who joined Jubilee in droves, proving that the region is not an Opposition zone. At the event attended by Deputy President William Ruto, Governors Hussein Dado of Tana River and Salim Mvurya of Kwale led other leaders to join Jubilee, saying it is the party of unity and progress. Other leaders who joined Jubilee from the Opposition were Deputy Governors Hazel Katana (Mombasa), Kenneth Kamto (Kilifi) and Fatuma Mohammed Achani (Kwale), Women Representatives Zainab Chidzuga (Kwale), Joyce Lay (Taita Taveta) and Halima Ware (Tana River). Also received in Jubilee were Members of Parliament Dan Mwazo (Senator Taita Taveta), Gideon Mungaro (Kilifi North), Mustafa Idd (Kilifi South), Khatib Mwashetani (Lunga Lunga), Peter Shehe (Ganze), Masoud Mwahima (Likoni) and a host of Members of County Assembly from the six counties of the Coast region. “We welcome these forward looking leaders who have decided to join us in developing this region. In Jubilee, we are saying we want to work with respectful leaders like Dado and Mvurya who know they were elected to serve not to lord it over the electorate,” President Kenyatta said. He added: “As Jubilee, our aim is to unite the whole country and transform the lives of Kenyans in an inclusive way.” President Kenyatta received the new members to Jubilee from the Opposition at Tononoka grounds where he addressed a huge rally.

 

The President pitched for his re-election based on his development track record. The Head of State cited the significant progress his Administration has achieved in the last four years in the areas of energy, land, health, infrastructure, agriculture, water and security as the reason why he deserved a second term to continue transforming the country for the benefit of all Kenyans. The President also asked Mombasa residents to vote for Suleiman Shahbal and Anania Mwaboza as Governor and Deputy Governor respectively, saying the current Governor has not done much to uplift the lives of the people of the Coast county. He asked Governor Hassan Joho to tell Mombasa residents what he has done with the Kshs 40 billion that the county government has received from the National Government. Deputy President Ruto commended the Coast leaders who joined Jubilee, saying that was a clear sign that the region is no longer ready to follow the divisive counter-productive politics of the Opposition. Jubilee is focused on ensuring that all Kenyans are united and live together peacefully, the Deputy President said. “That is why were are keen on working with Coast leaders and others from across the country who are focused on development,” the Deputy President said. Other speakers were National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale, Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, Taveta MP Naomi Shaban and Cabinet Secretaries Najib Balala and Eugene Wamalwa among others.


 

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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945


 
 The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid "a catastrophe". UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m children could starve to death this year. Mr O'Brien said $4.4bn (£3.6bn) was needed by July to avert disaster. "We stand at a critical point in history," Mr O'Brien told the Security Council on Friday. "Already at the beginning of the year we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations." "Now, more than 20 million people across four countries face starvation and famine. Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death. Many more will suffer and die from disease. "Children stunted and out of school. Livelihoods, futures and hope will be lost. Communities' resilience rapidly wilting away. Development gains reversed. Many will be displaced and will continue to move in search for survival, creating ever more instability across entire regions." Mr O'Brien's comments follow on from a similar appeal made by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres last month. At that time, he revealed the UN had only received $90m (£74m) so far in 2017, despite generous pledges. Like Mr O'Brien, he urged more financial support for the four countries. But why are they in such dire need? The pictures were among the most shocking of last year: emaciated children, clinging on to life with what little strength they had left. Four-year-olds not bigger than infants. And mothers unable to do anything to stop their children dying. It is thought a child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen from a preventable disease, while half-a-million children under five are suffering from severe acute malnutrition. The UN estimates some 19 million people - or two thirds of Yemen's population - is in need of some sort of humanitarian help following two years of war between Houthi insurgents and the government, which is backed by a Saudi-led coalition.
 

 

 

 

PRE-WEDDING AND WEDDING INVITATION

 

 

Theresa May to trigger Brexit as early as Tuesday - sources


Theresa May is set to trigger Britain's exit from the EU as early as Tuesday next week as Labour peers indicated they were ready to pass her Brexit bill. A senior Labour source told Sky News there was an "80 to 90% chance" that the EU Notification of Withdrawal Bill would clear the upper chamber by midnight on Monday, paving the way for the Prime Minister to formally trigger Article 50. On Monday, the House of Commons is expected to vote down two amendments added to the Brexit bill by peers, with the Government insistent that the legislation be passed unamended. It will then be passed back to the House of Lords, where there is little appetite to challenge the Commons again on the legislation. One Labour peer told Sky News that such a move would be too "politically risky". However, another source cautioned that the way David Davis responded to the amendments in the House of Commons on Monday was crucial. "If he treats the House of Lords with disrespect, it won't be straightforward," said the source. "If he ignores the Lords' amendments and concerns then the 10% comes into play." The swift passing of legislation would give the Prime Minister the power to formally trigger Article 50 on Tuesday when she updates MPs on last week's EU Council summit. However, some European sources remained sceptical that the Prime Minister would go for such a tight timetable, given that she would risk a diplomatic upset by triggering Article 50 immediately before the Dutch elections on Wednesday.
 

 

 

 

 

"Eating Health"

 

Just 2 days after talking to Uhuru, Trump deports Kenyans


 
 
Two Kenyans have reportedly been deported from the United States barely days after US President Donald Trump talked on phone with President Uhuru Kenyatta
 – The Kenyans were deported alongside dozens of Somali nationals


 Emerging reports suggest that two Kenyans were Thursday, March 9 deported from the United States alongside dozens of Somali nationals. A plane carrying 70 Somali nationals among them 69 men and a woman also had two Kenyans on board. Sources say that the plane landed at Mogadishu airport on Friday with the deported passengers handcuffed. The Kenyans first arrived in Mogadishu. The two Kenyans are said to have then been airlifted to Nairobi on the same day. Their identities remain unclear whether they were Kenyans of Somali descent. The deportation comes a couple of days after US President Donald Trump called President Uhuru Kenyatta on phone for the first time since the latter was elected. The two agreed to strengthen bilateral ties between their countries. The presidents discussed a number of issues among them the region’s security and trade between their two countries. Trump’s immigration policies have seen many immigrants deported from the US sparking protests from affected countries and on the US soil.- kenyannews.co.ke
 

 

I’m not a good friend and some days I’m not a good person. I’ve been all three – a leaf, branch, and root. I’m all three now – a leaf, branch, and root. But, there’s one root in my life who humbles me daily to be a better friend and person and that root is Christ. Are you a leaf, branch, or root?

 

 

ALWAYS WATCH YOUR BACK!

This amazing yet dangerous picture was taken by a hiker in New Jersey, the USA who was up on a trail while he thought that why not stop there for a little bit and take some good pictures of the scenery around. As you know that people who live in cities have this kind of problem a lot that wherever we see a calm place, we tend to be there for a while and take a lot of pictures and I guess this one must have thought that only. But wasn’t that the wrong timing ever because look who awaits right in front of the camera lens.

 

 

 

Kenyans Abroad Sue IEBC for Being Locked Out of Voter Listing
 


 Kenyans living abroad have sued the IEBC for locking them out of the August poll in what may put more roadblocks on crowded timelines. The Kenya Diaspora Alliance moved to court on Tuesday to compel the electoral body to list them as voters. This will pave way for the first case of voting from the diaspora. The initial voter listing that had been planned for Kenyans across the world was cancelled at the 11th hour by the new IEBC team led by Wafula Chebukati. Citing logistical constraints, the commission restricted registration to the East African Community and South Africa. The exercise in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi officially came to an end on Tuesday. KDA global chairman Shem Ochuodho told the Star they were also pushing contempt proceedings against the IEBC for deliberately failing to implement a Supreme Court directive. The court said in May 2015 that the IEBC should put in place the infrastructure necessary for members of the public in the diaspora to register and vote. Ochuodho said many Kenyans, even in the EA countries, were disenfranchised because the IEBC made it mandatory for applicants to have valid passports. A passport is not a requirement for travelling to some of the EAC countries. But Ochuodho said every member of the public who went to register using an ID was turned away and asked to return with a passport. “The diaspora went to court for contempt and to compel IEBC to respect and implement Supreme Court decisions,” he said. The High Court has set a hearing for March 21 but KDA wants an earlier date. ANC boss Musalia Mudavadi to clearly state whether they want Kenyans abroad to vote.“We are also taking the battle to the doorstep of the President," said Ochuodho. "Whenever he has been abroad, he has told diaspora 'you are my 48th county...you are my richest county...my government cannot ignore you. We are not seeing this now.” - The Star

 

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A KENYAN MAN HAS PASSED AWAY IN PENNSYLVANIA, USA

A Kenyan man has passed away in Pennsylvania, USA. The Kenyan Man has No Relatives in US, Omar Mmubango Passed Away in Pennsylvania in February 2017 – Urgent Appeal for Funds. On the evening of Sunday March 5th, 2017, we learned of the death of a Kenyan man, Omar Mmubango who lived in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania. A victim of cancer, Omar died on February 9, 2017 while undergoing treatment at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Regrettably, Omar had no family or relatives in the US, and may have kept much to himself for no one (Kenyan) seems to know him. Omar had given the Hospital contact info of his sole daughter in Kenya who was promptly contacted to collect the body. Omar's family were completely at a loss and unable to raise funds. After a month of trying, they had only mobilized KSh. 60,000. A Kenyan lady, unrelated to the deceased, approached one of us seeking a word of advice that could be offered to this family. The family were unsuccessful in generating financial support from the Kenyan Embassy in Washington, DC. They had also reached out to some individual Kenyans in the diaspora whose contact information they obtained from social media message boards. This case is a little complicated for we are not able to retrace his contacts and engagements in Philadelphia area.

 

Omar's body is lying at the temporary university morgue. We have been informed that unless it's claimed by Friday, March 10, 2017, the Hospital will release the body to the Medical Examiner's Office for disposal. Like yourself, we did not know Omar but would like to help this grieving family receive the remains of their dear one. We are counting on your support and goodwill to help do the following: Move the body to a funeral home before it's too late. Help raise funds to send the body to his family in Kenya. Online donations are kindly being accepted at the following GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/omar-mmubango&rcid=a8a4956149e2465d90e356c62dc6eb3d Please reach out to any of us for further information. Kennedy Chesoli: (215) 758-6780, Rodah Anono: (862) 252-1294, Imani Hakeem: (667) 206-9665 Roselyn Omar: (484) 892-7788, Njeri Githongo: (732) 429-0297, Mwajuma Omar: +254 729 662161 or Demetria Khisa: + 254 721 455020.

 

 

WORD OF TODAY

1 Samuel 30:6

 

Learn to encourage yourself!

We read in 1 Samuel 30:6: "And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God." David had just won a string of spectacular military victories. But when he returned from battle and found his home destroyed by the Amalekites and his family taken captive, he was heartsick. He and his men fell to the ground and wept, until they could weep no more. But he didn’t stay down. ‘David inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall I pursue this troop? Shall I overtake them?” And He answered him, “Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all”’ (v. 8 NKJV). And David’s self-encouragement, coupled with God’s guidance, led him to his next victory. There’s a lesson here. You must learn how to talk to yourself the right way, how to quote God’s promises, and how to pray for yourself. And here’s a promise from the Psalms that you can stand on: ‘Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning’ (Psalm 30:5 KJV). Your joy will return. God has promised it! So look in the mirror today and declare, ‘This too shall pass. What doesn’t destroy me makes me stronger. In the meantime I’ll let this situation drive me closer to You, Lord.’ Come on - start encouraging yourself! The biggest battles bring the biggest victories. Your weaknesses can become discovery points for strengths you never knew you had. Recalling the worst time in his life, Joseph said, ‘God turned into good what you meant for evil’ (Genesis 50:20 TLB). And He still does that! Other people don’t control your destiny, God does, and He’s not like others. He can turn your pain into gain and your scars into stars! Regroup, refocus, and resolve to press on. The word for you today is: learn to encourage yourself.

 

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OUR MAN WHISPERS IN ISRAEL

Mr & Mrs. Man Man alias Carlos of Luton, UK well known in this website as Whispers from London because of his Whispers are back from Israel. They joined other tourist to fulfil their life dream by visiting the Holy Land. They toured Israel as from 12th to 19th February 2017. In his Whispers in London column he has covered the tour and he will continue to cover more in his coming up series. Our man Whispers in London is Israiel visit In the very site where Jesus Christ was baptised. The river above is River Jordan. Note the yellow markings on the river. This demarcates country of Israel and the kingdom of Jordan. With me is my wife on the right and Mrs. Maggie Njugi at the centre. The rock I am pointing was once someone's wife. The husband was called Lot. This is mount Sodom. Abraham used to live in this area. It is just on the edge of the Dead Sea. For more information please contact Man ManKambugua E-mail: manman@fsmail.net am. - CLICK HERE FOR RIVER JORDAN BAPTISM

 

 

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Britain lifts travel ban on Lamu, Manda islands


The UK government has lifted its travel ban on Lamu, but cautioned against use of road to access the place. In a statement on its website, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it no longer advises against travel to Lamu and Manda Islands. “If you travel to Lamu Island or Manda Island, you should do so by air to Manda airport and not by road,” the statement reads in part. Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers Coast Executive Officer, Mr Sam Ikwaye said  that this is a great move that will see the coastal region bounce back to its former glory. “This is long overdue, the investors have really suffered during the three to four years that the ban has been in place. Unlike Malindi where some investors shut down, Lamu investors have remained resilient through all this,” he said. 


“We are happy about what is happening in the industry. Farmers, fishermen and all the players in the supply chain in this sector have suffered. But this is a positive move towards boosting tourist arrivals into the country.” This comes at a time when the country is being represented by 40 trade operators at the ongoing International Tourism Bourse (ITB) travel show in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at the ITB, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said that Kenya is making efforts to lower the cost of doing business through business regulatory reforms intended at reducing the number of licensing requirements. “Tourism has potential of creating more jobs for our citizens (for every 10 visitors, 1 job is created), earning the Government more tax revenue, which currently stands at Sh94 billion,” Balala said.


He said this aids in conservation of wildlife, flora and marine – through proceeds from visits to parks and game reserves, promoting peace and tolerance through interaction between the visitors and the locals, and reducing crime and radicalisation of youths by engaging them in productive activities. Since 2012, the tourism sector has experienced a downturn, attributed to among others prohibitive policy regulations such as VAT on tourism services and negative perceptions of the destination security. The private sector led by the Kenya Tourism Federation has agreed with the Government sound policy interventions are necessary for the sector’s revival. A lot is happening even in the regional arena to boost revenues in the tourism sector. Two weeks ago, a portal seeking to promote tourism in the region-the East Africa Tourism Portal- went live. The portal provides an avenue for all players in the tourism industry to market and advertise their products. It also provides travellers an avenue to select different (multi-country) travel packages. - The Standard.

 

 

Dear MisterSeed,

I trust you are well. We shall be holding our Investor Briefing for the release of the 2016 Full Year Results on Wednesday 15th March 2017 as from 7:45a.m

The Investors Briefing will be streamed live from the Equity Group Holdings website. The page will be available as from 7:45a.m on that Tuesday via the link below:

www.equitybankgroup.com/livestream


 

 

 

 

The striking doctors have been left bruised and painfully wounded

By Mwalimu Alex Kamau, London

The striking doctors have been left bruised and painfully wounded. They overplayed their hand and their vitrioric brickmanship and bravado have been tamed and the greedy lot castrated on the hip. The doctors did not come across as honest and sincere but more as fighters determined to humiliate the government in an election year. They sadly allowed their crusade to be hijacked by NASA and that further undermined their case and credibility. Their demands were unrealistically greedy and truth be said the government came across as the reasonable party. Mudavadi and NASA's promise to pay them exactly what they asked showed reckless opportunism and fiscal irresponsibility on their part. The NASA brigade understand only spending not production.

In the end most Kenyan doctors we must admit are shameless and parasitic employees determined to hung on to secure and pensionable government jobs while making more of their money from private practice. This is absolutely dishonest. The government needs to require and enforce that doctors on their payroll are available atleast for 4 normal working days and for day or night hours to eliminate this obvious conflict of interests. Few other professions have the notoriety of these greedy racoons. They needed to be stopped and fast. Indeed it may well be argued the striking doctors are liable for manslaughter for the deaths that have occured due to their abdication of that sacrilegious duty of care that a doctor owes the patient.


Finally those doctors who feel that what Kenya offers isn't good enough can look for work in the UK, the US and Australia etc where they will realise quickly that the seemingly high pay available there has to be honestly earned through hard work and with limited opportunity for the money making private clinics they are accustomed to. At that point they shall remember the Egypt they have so foolishly desecrated for the last 100 days.

 

 

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Kenya to clear more hurdles before direct flights to US


Kenya must still clear several regulatory hurdles before direct or nonstop flights to the United States can begin, officials in Washington have indicated. The Category 1 designation awarded last month by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was the result of an assessment of Kenya itself, not any particular airlines or airports, FAA spokeswoman Alison Duquette said in response to Nation queries. “We determine if the country’s civil aviation authority has the laws and oversight processes in place to assure safe operations,” Ms Duquette wrote in an e-mail message. That determination is made on the basis of a country's compliance with safety standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organisation, a United Nations agency.


OPERATE
The FAA itself must assess whether a specific airline — Kenya Airways in this instance — can safely operate. The US agency requires the prospective carrier to explain exactly how it plans to meet FAA safety regulations. “Economic authority” must also be given by the US Department of Transportation prior to the start of service to and from Kenya, the FAA spokeswoman added. As part of that review, US transportation officials will evaluate the financial condition of Kenya Airways. Intensive scrutiny is to be expected due to the record-breaking losses recorded last year by the partly state-owned airline. Kenya Airways has cut hundreds of jobs as part of its strategy for regaining financial health.


REGULATIONS
The US Department of Transportation will also require information on the airline's ownership and management personnel. Economic authorisation further hinges on an assessment of the ability of the airline and its personnel to comply with US laws and regulations. As another precondition to the start of service, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will carry out an assessment of security conditions in and around Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. TSA prohibited Delta Airlines in 2009 from flying to JKIA from Atlanta, Georgia, due to unspecified “security vulnerabilities” in Kenya. Major upgrades have been made at JKIA since its international terminal was destroyed in a fire four years ago.


COOPERATION
“The Department of Homeland Security, in close cooperation with intelligence community partners, would also assess and evaluate the current threat level in Kenya,” said TSA spokesman Bruce Anderson. He noted in an e-mail that his agency “does not publicly discuss results of TSA assessments at foreign locations as they are considered sensitive security information.” Mr Anderson added that “TSA does not currently have any formal requests from a carrier to begin direct service to the United States from Nairobi, Kenya.” Due to all these remaining hurdles, direct or non-stop flights from Kenya to the US may not get underway for another few months. Kenyan officials are eagerly anticipating the start of service to and from the US because of the potential for a big boost in tourism and the envisioned commercial advantages of reduced flying time between the two countries . - Daily Nation.

 

MRS BETH KUNGU AND PK OF THATCHED HOUSE HAVE LOST THEIR SISTER IN KENYA

It is with our deepest sorrow that we  inform you that sadly Beth Kungu and PK (Thatched House) lost their sister Hannah Wambui on Thursday 9th March in Kenya after a long illness. Prayer Meetings and funeral arrangements is taking place at Beth's House Flat 2, Reynolds house, Ayley Croft, EN1 1XR from 6pm to 9 then a second meeting will be held on Saturday at Revival House 500 High Street North E12 6QN from 6 to 9pm and the memorial service will be held on Sunday 12th at Revival House from 5pm to 8pm. In Luton (PKs) meetings are being held from  Friday 10th to Sunday 12th from 6:30 at 63 Cranbrook Drive. Luton LU3 3EN. The family will be travelling to Kenya next week for the funeral. Please remember the family in your prayers. For financial assistance through Barclays Bank, Account 13389995, Sort :20 29 77 and Account no. E.W. Kungu. For more information please contact Elizabeth Kungu:07735389332 or PK:07960323586.

 

 

Kenya’s super-rich put their wealth in property, new report shows


Kenya’s richest individuals have sunk their money in real estate as they seek to navigate the volatility that has recently characterised other classes of investments. According to the latest Wealth Report by property consultancy Knight Frank and Stanbic Bank, close to a third of the country’s high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) have allocated their wealth to properties. For another 20 per cent, their wealth is tied to their personal businesses, which range from financial services, agriculture to manufacturing. Investment in equities, bond, cash, precious metals such as gold and silver made up 18 per cent of the super-rich's investments. The report, which was based on the survey of about 900 private bankers and wealth advisers, showed that 9,400 people became multimillionaires (or were worth more than one million US dollars) in 2016, which is an increase from 8,500 in 2015. The report, unfortunately, does not identify the rich individuals. Naushad Merali, Chairman of conglomerate Sameer Group, which is active in agriculture, construction, information technology, property and finance once featured in Forbes’ 2016 Africa Richest List but was later on dropped off. Another Kenyan ranked in the report but also dropped was Bhimji Depar Shah, the founder of Bidco Industries, which manufactures edible oil. It was the same with the Chairman of Devki Group of Companies, Narendra Raval. It is interesting that Forbes magazine never listed any of the three known Kenyan billionaires having significant investments in real estate. Nonetheless, the Managing Director of Knight Frank Kenya Ben Woodhams maintains that real estate is the most viable investment.

GOOD RETURNS
Kenyan HNWIs clearly realise the long-term stability that property investments offer in an otherwise volatile market together with the good returns that the sector has demonstrated in the past,” said Woodhams. Although real estate remains a lucrative class of investment for most high net worth individuals globally, with 24 per cent of the world’s richest persons putting their money in property, Kenyan investors have taken the trend a notch higher. Real estate is touted to be a low-risk investment, and this explains why most of the rich individuals have rushed to put their money in properties. Indeed, most of the super-rich are concerned primarily with wealth preservation and capital growth when making wealth management and investment decisions, according to the Attitudes Survey included in the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2017. Seven out of 10 of Kenya’s wealthiest individuals considered these two factors to be critical when making their investment decisions. And as the country enters the critical stage in its political calendar with the general elections just around the corner, more than half of Kenya’s super rich, 63 per cent, are worried about political uncertainty. However, globally, politics does not feature as an integral factor, with only 35 per cent saying that politics plays a key role in their investment decisions. Kenya’s super rich have also developed a love affair with private jets. However, with nine private jets, they pale in comparison with their peers in South Africa (161), Nigeria (85), Egypt (33), Morocco (29), Angola (27), Democratic Republic of Congo and Namibia both with 13, Gabon (11) and Algeria (10). - standardmedia.co.ke

 

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A KENYA LADY HAS PASSED AWAY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

It is with acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Joan Njeri Gitau (JoJo) of PCEA Neema Church, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. She was the mother of Jane Wambui Njoroge and daughter of Frashia Wanja Gitau also of PCEA Neema Church. She was also a niece to Esther Karanja, Isabella Gitau, Peter Gitau, Julia Njenga and Edwin Njenga and a granddaughter of Edward and Jane Gitau Njui. Friends and family are meeting daily for prayers and support to the family at her mother Frashia’s House, 9 Caddell Avenue, Lowell, MA 01851. Phone contacts, Esther Karanja 9786013314, Isabellla Gitau 9787281415 or Peter Gitau 98789961305. Let’s join hands together as a community and support this family during this very difficult moment.

 

Turkana Governor Hon Nanok SPEECH that got Uhuru

ANGRY, Super Speech, SHAMED Jubilee

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Uhuru calls Nanok a foolish devil for raising queries on oil wealth


The President has referred to Governor Josephat Nanok as a fool and a devil after claims that his government has allocated Turkana county insufficient funds. An agitated President Uhuru Kenyatta, who spoke in Kiswahili, said no one should tell Kenyans the lie about him needing oil belonging to others. Mtu akisimama hapa asemeati Uhuru akonahajanamafuta ya wengine…ashindwe..shetanimshenzi…” he said. This loosely translates to:” If someone comes and says that Uhuru has interests in others’ oil, he should be defeated..devil…fool… Nanok, who spoke during Uhuru’s tour of the county on Wednesday, had said the government had trillions for counties but that this declined to Sh22 billion. He said the rate for allocations to communities declined from 10 per cent to five per cent and that a Sh3 billion cap was placed. The Governor also told a cheering crowd that in the last four years, his county has received Sh32 billion, not Sh50 billion. The constitution says resources should be distributed fairly. We are capable of managing funds even for the future,” Nanok told the President.

 

He added that this was the only way Uhuru would earn respect in the county. But Uhuru dismissed him saying: “I am not the one who passes laws. I simply sign…halafu mjinga anakuja kusema hapa kwamba ati mimi nafanya mambo...”This loosely translates to: “…and then a fool says that I am doing my own things.”The President told the people not to listen to propaganda as “you are the ones who will get lost, not me."“If they think I am easily scared off, they should look for someone else,” he said, adding they will be fine even without the county’s votes, and that the world will not come to an end. Uhuru said the arid Turkana county has little to show for more than Sh40 billion devolved funds disbursed over the last four years. He further criticised Nanok saying his county was a shameful example of poor service delivery to Kenyans. The President noted that the county received a sum equal to the total amount sent to Kiambu and Uasin Gishu counties.Turkana deserves to develop at the same pace as other counties and its residents have a right to receive efficient and effective services under the devolved unit,” he said. Uhuru said credit should be given where it is due and that politicians should carry out their affairs peacefully.

 

He noted that his government had initiated projects in the county in the areas of energy, health, infrastructure, agriculture, water and security. The President cited the ongoing tarmacking of Kitale-Lodwar road and the supply of electricity to more than 300 schools.“Since independence, which government has connected more households to electricity than Jubilee?” the President asked. “If one is a leader keen on uplifting the life of residents, he should join Jubilee – the party that is focused on development and unity.”He spoke in Lodwar town where he was greeted by thousands of residents during a visit with DP William Ruto. The Deputy President said he has fought hard to ensure money for development was sent to Nanok’s county following his request and Uhuru’s determination to transform lives in all parts of the country. “As a national government, we have resisted calls to change the formula for revenue allocation that would see counties like Turkana allocated less funds,” he said. Turkana Senator John Munyes led 12 MCAs in defecting to Jubilee Party. Those who decamped included Raphael Loperito (ODM), James Abei (ODM), David Ateyo (Kanu), Patrick Imana (Kanu), Jackson Lowoi (Kanu), Maria Nasanyana (Kanu) and Emmanuel Lomorukai (Kanu). Others were Joseph Tioko (Ford-K), John Sepae (Ford-Kenya), Michael Ewoi (Ford-Kenya), Marystella Ekunoit (Ford-Kenya) and Leah Nachere (Ford-Kenya). Munyes and Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro thanked Uhuru and Ruto for the development witnessed in the county. -star.co.ke

 

 

LAND SELLING COMPANY - OPTIVEN LTD TEAM COMING TO THE UK


A giant land buying company team is coming the UK as from 29th March, 2017. The team will be headed by their CEO Mr. George Wachiuri. While in the UK the team will be visiting Hertfordshire on 29th and 31st March, they will be in Woodley, Berkshire on 1st and 2nd April, Reading on 3rd to 6th April, Swindon on 7th April, Cardiff on 8th April, London as from 9th to 13th April, Bedford on 14th April, Milton Keynes on 15th April, Peterborough on 16th April, 17th to 21st the team will be in Luton and Northampton, Birmingham on 22nd April and they team will be in Manchester as from 23rd April to 27th April, and finally Scotandland as from 28th March to 4th May, 2017. Venues to be confirmed soon. With as little as £300 you can commit yourself with a plot. They have hundreds of plots in different part of Nairobi and everything there is yours for the asking.


Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 and in 2015/16 Optiven was Crowned the Best Company in Customer Orientation & Marketing in Kenya (COYA Awards). Their Vision: To be Pacesetters in Social Economic Transformation. Optiven also support children from poor background, Feed the hungry and support the elderly through the Optiven Foundation.


Their CEO George Wachiuri profile: George is an Entrepreneur, Author, Motivator, Philanthropist, Family man, Lecturer and an Astute Businessman. He serves in the Church as an Elder. George is a strategist who holds a Masters of Business Administration (UON), Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Option) Degree from University of Nairobi and is a PhD Candidate at JKUAT. He is also a Certified Public Accountant -CPA (K). He has authored a number of books including: Best seller Soaring Like an Eagle, Unleash your Full Potential and others. He has been a Lecturer at Daystar University. He was presented the Entrepreneur of the year award 1997 by University of Nairobi. He has over 17 years working experience in various fields and organizations namely: the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), World Vision Somalia (WVS) & Uchumi Supermarkets. He is the founder of Optiven Limited, one of the fastest growing real estate firm in Kenya & currently shortlisted by Equity Bank to be a case study for best practices for others SMES to emulate. Optiven has employed over 200 staff and has a target of employing 15,000 in the next 15 years. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Optiven Foundation. For more information please contact George Wachiuri +44 716-605 410, email: george@optiven.co.ke - www.georgewachiuri.com - www.optiven.co.ke and http://www.optivenfoundation.org/

 

 

 

First SGR train snakes its way from Nairobi to Mombasa in 6hrs

A train cruises through the Mwamdudu Primary School standard gauge railway fly-over at a speed of 100km per hour during an inaugural test run for the SGR line from Nairobi to Mombasa, which was carried out successfully using a passenger train, yesterday


Feted as most incorruptible, traffic cop David Chumo says rejecting bribes is hard


Attorney General Githu Muigai congratulates corporal David Chumo after he was feted as

the most incorruptible and humane officer in a ceremony at the KICC in Nairobi, March 9, 2017


Traffic policeman David Chumo was on Thursday feted as the most incorruptible, humane officer and public servant of the year. Corporal Chumo was recognised by the Commission of Administrative Justice for serving with integrity and selflessness and going beyond the call of duty to promote the rule of law. CAJ acting chairperson Regina Mwatha said he had remained true to his calling and served the people diligently for years. "You have undertaken your duties with honesty and integrity, demonstrating that it is possible to live honourably and serve as a traffic police officer," Mwatha said during the Ombudsman Huduma Awards at the KICC in Nairobi on Thursday. "You are the epitome of what the police service is all about." Chumo, who was selected for the award by members of the public, is based at Bomet police station. Mwatha said he has arrested poachers who continue to pose a threat to one of Kenya's main revenue earners – tourism. She also lauded him for arresting illegal loggers who are a threat to the preservation of eco-systems. "You have courageously confronted these issues despite the dangers involved for the love of your country. You have put your life at risk to offer your services to the people of Kenya," she said. She added that the traffic officer has also been recognised by the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Kenya Forest Service. Chumo said his main challenges for the last 18 years have been rejecting hefty bribes from motorists and ridicule by suspicious members of the public. He said he has rejected bribes of up to Sh50,000. - The Star

 

 

GOVERNMENT OF GOD CABINET LINE UP

 

* Ministry of Water ( John 4:14) but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life."

* Ministry of energy
( Acts 1:8) But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you.

* Ministry of Housing ( John 14:2) In my Father's house are many mansions...

* Ministry of communications
( Jeremiah 33:3)
Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.

* Ministry of foreign affairs
(Ephesians 2:9) So then you are no longer foreigners and noncitizens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of God’s household.

* Ministry of Public Works
( 1 Corinthians 15:58)... be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

* Ministry of Lands (Psalms 37:29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

* Ministry of Home Affairs
( Proverbs 14:1) Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.

* Ministry of Local government
( Romans 13:1) Obey the government, for God is the one who put it there. All governments have been placed in power by God.

* Ministry of Planning ( Jeremiah 29:11) For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

* Ministry of Finance (Haggai 2:8)
"Silver and gold are mine"

* Ministry of Education
(Hosea 4:6)
"My people perish because of lack of knowledge"

* Ministry of Roads
(John 14:6)
"I am the way, the truth and the life. Noone comes to my Father except through Me"

* Ministry of Tourism
(Mark 16:15)
"Go into all corners of the world and preach the good news to every creature"

* Ministry of Labour
(Matthew 9:37)
"The harvest is abundant but workers are few"

* Ministry of Sports
(Matthew 19 vs 30)
"Many who are first will be last and many who are last will be first"
(Corinthians 9:24,27) "Be like athletes, run so that you will be the first"

* Ministry of Transport
(Matthew 11:28)
"Come to me all you who are tired from carrying
heavy loads and I will give you rest"

* Ministry of Health
(Isaiah 53:5) "I took all your infirmities and by My stripes you were healed" (Mathew 8:17) He took our illnesses, He carried our diseases.

* Ministry of Internal Security (Isaiah 54:17)
"No weapon formed against me shall prosper"

* Ministry of Agriculture
(John 15: 1) "I am the true vine and my Father is the Gardener. He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruits"

* Ministry of Faith
( Hebrews11:1) NOW FAITH is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses]. Hebrews 6:17 Ephesians 2:8,9.


God richly bless you with your hearts' desire. Stay blessed...

 

 

'IT'S TRUE, I WAS DEAD' Robert Mugabe laughs off rumours

'IT'S TRUE, I WAS DEAD' Robert Mugabe laughs off rumours of his death as the dictator arrives back in Zimbabwe capital Harare. Speculation surrounding the 92-year-old's health grew after his plane to Singapore suddenly diverted to Dubai this week Robert Mugabe has shot down rumours of his death and declared: “I resurrected as I always do.” Speculation about the health of Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old dictator mounted yesterday after his Air Zimbabwe flight to Singapore made an unexpected turn towards Dubai. Mugabe is known to fly to the Far East for medical treatment because of his country’s ailing healthcare system. But speaking back in his country’s capital Harare today, Mugabe dismissed the rumours. He said: “I had gone on a family matter to Dubai concerning one of my children. "Yes, I was dead, it's true I was dead. I resurrected as I always do. Once I get back to my country I am real." Commentators had been at a loss to explain why the Air Zimbabwe plane made a sharp turn to the Middle East in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The jet had taken off from Harare for Singapore at 10.45pm on Tuesday. Speculation mounted when government officials refused to reveal why Mugabe's jet had visited Dubai. His spokesperson George Charamana said: "Each time you people don’t know the purpose of the President’s visit, there is always a default explanation that he is ill.

 

 

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The world's best country?

The world's best country? According to an annual ranking by the media company US News, it's Switzerland. Given its high GDP per capita (11th best in the world, according to the IMF, at $60,787) and life expectancy (2nd overall, at 83.4 years), history of pacifism, and fantastic Alpine scenery, that's hardly surprising.

Why is Switzerland so great?
Less expected is the country taking third spot: the UK. US News reckons Britain (which has the 28th best GDP per capita; 20th best life expectancy; a history of warfare; no Alpine scenery) is better than Germany, Japan, Sweden, Australia and Norway. What's working in its favour? The rankings take into account nine categories: Adventure, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Entrepreneurship, Heritage, Movers, Open for Business, Power and Quality of Life, but certain factors are more important. Citizenship ("cares about human rights, cares about the environment, gender equality, progressive, religious freedom, respects property rights, trustworthy, well-distributed political power") contributes to 16.95 per cent of the overall ranking, for example, while for Heritage ("culturally accessible, has a rich history, has great food, many cultural attractions") it's just 3.17 per cent.


A total of 80 countries were considered; the top 50 is as follows:

Switzerland
Canada
United Kingdom
Germany
Japan
Sweden
United States
Australia
France
Norway
Netherlands
Denmark
Finland
New Zealand
Singapore
Italy

Luxembourg

Austria

Spain
China
Ireland
United Arab Emirates
South Korea
Portugal
India
Thailand
Russia
Brazil
Greece
Israel
Poland
Saudi Arabia
Mexico
Qatar

Malaysia

Turkey
Czech Republic
South Africa
Indonesia
Vietnam
Panama
Argentina
Philippines
Peru
Egypt
Hungary
Costa Rica
Morocco
Croatia
Sri Lanka


The list is at odds with last year's Telegraph Travel Awards survey of more than 70,000 readers, who named New Zealand, for the fourth consecutive year, their favourite country. The Maldives came second, followed by South Africa, Japan and Burma.

Best countries
Our ranking, of course, was based on the experience for the traveller, rather than quality of life for citizens. Each year a handful of organisations - including PwC, Mercer and The Economist - also rate the world's cities, according to "liveability". They placed London, Melbourne and Vienna, respectively, at number one. Your favourite city? That would be Cape Town.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bitcoin value tops gold for first time

 

A unit of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has exceeded the value of an ounce of gold for the first time. It closed at $1,268 on Thursday while a troy ounce of gold stood at $1,233. The current high is being attributed to surging demand in China, where authorities warn it is used to channel money out of the country. The past months' surge is a major reversal for Bitcoin, which plummeted in value in 2014 after the largest exchange collapsed. The value of Bitcoin has been volatile since it was first launched in 2009, and many experts have questioned whether the crypto-currency will last. Earlier this year, Chinese authorities cracked down on Bitcoin trading in an attempt to stop money flowing out of the country illegally. But the closer scrutiny from Beijing only briefly sent the currency lower. After it had soared to record highs in January, it has since picked its steady rise in value. Bitcoin is attractive to some users because of its anonymity, as well as its lack of government control. The website Silk Road was closed in 2013 following raids by the FBI and other agencies amid allegations of drug dealing. Authorities seized millions of dollars worth of Bitcoin during the raids.

 

How Bitcoin works

Verifying bitcoin transactions takes a lot of computer power


Bitcoin is often referred to as a new kind of currency. Yet like all currencies its value is determined by how much people are willing to exchange it for. To process Bitcoin transactions, a procedure called "mining" must take place, which involves a computer solving a difficult mathematical problem with a 64-digit solution. For each problem solved, one block of Bitcoins is processed. In addition the miner is rewarded with new Bitcoins. To compensate for the growing power of computer chips, the difficulty of the puzzles is adjusted to ensure a steady stream of new Bitcoins are produced each day. There are currently about 15 million Bitcoins in existence. To receive a Bitcoin, a user must have a Bitcoin address - a string of 27-34 letters and numbers - which acts as a kind of virtual post-box to and from which the Bitcoins are sent. Since there is no register of these addresses, people can use them to protect their anonymity when making a transaction. These addresses are in turn stored in Bitcoin wallets, which are used to manage savings.

1 Bitcoin equals = 1036.02 British Pound (KShs. 131,600)

1 Bitcoin equals = 1272.20 US Dollar (KShs. 131,000)

 

FACTS ABOUT BITCOIN


1) You cannot finish one Bitcoin with your food in a month
2) You can pay your house rent with one or two bitcoin
3) No taxation on Bitcoin because no one can access your wallet except YOURSELF
4) You can get a Credit Card of Bitcoin - just like any other card with a PIN
5) Bitcoin is one of the top Investment venues in the world today
6) Bitcoin was less than £200 in 2014 and now it is over £1000.
7. No one single entity controls this currency.
8) My boss Atif bought over 20 BITCOIN 6 months ago when the price was £400 and now the price is going for over £1000.

9) No money laundering because you can trace the origin of the Bitcoin


 

YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE BITCOIN?

If you would like to know how to open a BITCOIN Account, then online business to tart making money please Contact Mr. Atif on +44 7872330645 on  Whatsapp - earn247.info@gmail.com or Mr. Seed who currently on BITCOIN baby class on +44 7951220695 - on Whatsapp or misterseed@yahoo.co.uk

 

 

What Is Bitcoin? 10 Facts You Should Know

The financial world can be a confusing place full of strange terms, unusual forms of currency, and endless trading options. Unfortunately for those who are not so tech savvy, the integration of the internet into our daily lives has allowed the financial world to evolve. In addition to extensive banking, payment, and stock options that have become the norm online, there are also new currencies that have been created.

These cryptocurrencies, digital currencies with encryptions to maintain security and validity, feature a real value and can be exchanged for USD, GBP, or any other type of physical currency through online options.

The most popular type of virtual currency is known as Bitcoin and has steadily begun to rise in popularity and strength over the years. At first glance, Bitcoin may sound confusing, however below are ten facts that will truly explain in layman’s terms what exactly bitcoin is and how it came to be.

No one single entity controls this currency.
Confusing? Yeah most people think too so at first. The general concept of currency and money is that a bank controls it, that there are rises and falls in its value based on the global market, and that you can physically hold it. Bitcoin defies all of these. It is, in fact, controlled by everyone who uses bitcoin as the software used for this currency logs and validates who log and validates activities of the bitcoins across the globe.

There’s a finite number of bitcoins.
You would think that because there’s no need to physically print the bills or mint the coins that there could be an infinite number of bitcoins in existence; however that would devalue the currency and render it worthless. Instead, there are exactly 21,000,000 coins.

Bitcoins have no inherent or set value.
If you look at a dollar bill, you know that it is simply a piece of paper with a number on it and some fancy pictures saying that it is “worth” $1. It, in fact, only has value because we say it does. Bitcoins are the same way. Those little digital pieces of code are only worth money because people say they are and want to trade real goods/services for them. The more popular bitcoin gets, the more value is going to be placed on each individual bitcoin.

You can see all transactions.
The unique thing about Bitcoin is that it is completely transparent. Not with personal data, no, but instead with transactions and amounts. Everything is able to be seen on the block chain and it’s this complete openness that instills a lot of trust and security amongst the Bitcoin community.

You can mine bitcoins.
Mining bitcoins is a term that actually means you’re using a computer program to solve mathematical problems to verify various transactions around the world. Bitcoin miners then get paid a certain number of bitcoins for solving those problems.

You cannot reverse a transaction or be forced to pay.
One of the most integral features about bitcoins is that you can never be forced to pay, nor can you take back a transaction. If you send a company some bitcoins for a product, you cannot revoke that transaction nor can they repeat bill you and force money to be taken out.

You can send money with little to no fees.
If you want to send money to a friend in Thailand and you were in the United Kingdom, you’d likely have to pay bank transfer fees, currency conversion fees, and more. Additionally, your friend may have to wait a few days before the money is available. With bitcoins, there are little to no transaction fees and the money is available almost instantly!

Bitcoins are held in digital wallets.
Much like when you log into your online bank account and see your balance, you also have a bitcoin wallet that is established when you sign up. This wallet is like a physical wallet, but much more secure. If you lose it, it’s lost forever; however it’s impossible for people to take money from your wallet without you giving it to them. Additionally, if you know a bitcoin address you can see how many bitcoins they have.

Losing a wallet means those bitcoins are lost forever.
While the bitcoins in the wallet may still be in existence because they were recorded on the block chain, they are no longer able to be spent because the wallet is lost. These bitcoins have unique keys to them and so if they’re lost with a wallet, then they are essentially removed from circulation forever.

You can really buy things with bitcoins.

Bitcoins may sound a bit farcical at first, but it’s actually a real currency used to buy real things. There is a variety of merchants who accept bitcoins as payment for items, both online stores and physical stores. Popular online stores who accept bitcoins include Newegg, Overstock, Microsoft, Dell, and more. In person stores include Reeds Jewelers, One Shot Hotels, Holiday Inn (located in New York), and even local pizza places, restaurants, and more. You can even use bitcoin to fund a gambling addiction, buy gold bullion, or even to donate to a charity!

 

 

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29th July, 2017 

KENYA AND FRIENDS IN THE PARK

THE BIGGEST KENYA DAY IN UK IS ON 29TH JULY, 2017

Over 6,000 Kenyans attended last year, this year over 10,000 are expected

A large number of companies including banks are coming from Kenya. You can start booking your stand.

This time Kenyan dishes will be in plenty including, githeri, nyoyo, ugali, uji, samaki among others.

Last time, all food was sold by the afternoon.

 

 

DO YOU HAVE A PIN FROM KRA KENYA?

Do you have your PIN from KRA in Kenya?

Do you know that you cannot buy or sell a property in Kenya without a Pin?

 

Do you know that so many people in the Diaspora have lost their cars, land, plots and even containers at the Port of Mombasa because they don't have a PIN? Wake up and get one whenever you are in the diaspora. The PIN will come to you through your Whatsapp or email whenever you are. Do you have your Identity Card with you or a copy of your Identity Card with you or somewhere in Kenya?

If YES, you can get it online or we can help you get one through Misterseed Kenya Services. Ask whoever is having your Identity Card to send you a copy through Whatsapp or Email and forward this to us and you get your PIN within TWO DAYS whenever you are. For more information please contact Mr. Seed through Whatsapp +44 7951220695 or misterseed@yahoo.co.uk.

www.misterseed.com - serving the Community INSIDE and OUTSIDE  Kenya - Giving Service to the Community.

 

 

 

 

WORD OF TODAY

Ephesians 4:25

 

Don’t be a hypocrite

We read in Ephesians 4:25: " Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body." ‘No more pretence.’ It’s not your shortcomings that make you a hypocrite; it’s hiding them and pretending you don’t have any! Note two things about hypocrisy: 1) It’s as natural as breathing. It appeals to our ego. We get hooked on it because it looks so impressive, and results in our getting lots of positive strokes. Who doesn’t enjoy that? 2) Dealing with it is hard. It’s easier to train a new Christian than to retrain an old one steeped in religion. To win the battle with hypocrisy you must first admit you’ve a problem with it. Only then can the Holy Spirit begin a work of deliverance and set you on the path to freedom. But be warned, it’s a long and brutal fight. Our desire to look good in front of others dies slowly - if at all. Paul writes: ‘I insist - and God backs me up on this - that there be no going along with the crowd, the empty-headed, mindless crowd…that’s no life for you. You learned Christ! My assumption is that you have paid careful attention to him, been well instructed in the truth precisely as we have it in Jesus. Since, then, we do not have the excuse of ignorance, everything - and I do mean everything - connected with that old way of life has to go. It’s rotten through and through…take on an entirely new way of life - a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and working itself into your conduct as God accurately reproduces his character in you. What this adds up to…no more pretence’.

 

Our guest singer today is Upendo Choir - CLICK HERE

 

Whispers from London has just returned from Israel

Our writer Whispers, Man Man alias Carlos fulfilled the desires of his heart

Mr & Mrs. Man Man alias Carlos of Luton, UK well known in this website as Whispers from London because of his Whispers are back from Israel. They joined other tourist to fulfil their life dream by visiting the Holy Land. They toured Israel as from 12th to 19th February 2017. In his column he has covered the tour and he will continue to cover more in his coming up series. On the background is the mountain of temptation where the devil was tempting Jesus. Where they are standing is where the biblical walls of Jericho were. Jericho is the oldest city in the world. Photo on right Still in Jericho. This is the well that Elisha 'healed' by putting salted water from a jar. For more information please contact Man ManKambugua E-mail: manman@fsmail.net - CLICK HERE FOR JERICHO THE OLDEST CITY IN THE WORLD

 

 

 

 

GOING FOR KSHS. 1.6M NOW AND THE PRICE IS

GOING TO KSHS. 1.8 M IN A FEW WEEKS

Mr. Seed and Heri Homes Management team caught at the Daystar Hostels construction site last month

 

Few units remaining at the Daystar University Hostels now going for KShs. 1.6 million and the price is going up to KShs. 1.8 million in a few weeks. The price will be over KShs. 3 million when complete. It is a good way of making money. The hostels are located outside Daystar University with a swimming pool and a community centre. A management company will be running the hostels on behalf of the University and you don't need to bother with rent collecting. With a deposit of 20 per cent which is KShs. 320,000 you will be given a sales agreement which means the house is now yours. Over 200 Kenyans in the Diaspora who have bought a property in Kenya this year. 23 of them thought it was impossible to buy a property within their income. After getting an advice of how easy you can manage yourself they are now happy to join the property ladder. Whether you are buying a property in Kenya or not gauge yourself by calling an expert on this issue. It is just a matter of connecting with the right people. Contact Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes on +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTACH SHAVES HIS DREDLOCKS

Mr. Otach, a London based Kenyan journalist/photographer/promoter has at last decided to shave his dreadlocks. He now looks different from his previous look and as he smiled at Mr. Seed jokingly: "Mr. Seed, as you have been telling me, I have decided at last to shave my locks and although its still winter so I feel cold in the head, I am now more comfortable and confident. Sasa, where is the business? I have opened another chapter in 2017. I knew change is inevitable and it was just a matter of time, nothing in life is permanent and I will always embrace change, the ability to observe, learn, accept, adjust, adopt and evolve to a new being is what I am made of." said Mr. Otach whose real name is Gabriel as he unveiled his new look.

 

 

 

 

 

WORD OF TODAY

Lamentations 3:22

Don’t Waste Your Life in Regret!

We read in Lamentations 3:22: "Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Are you living with regret over the time you’ve wasted, the opportunities you’ve squandered, the sins you’ve committed, and the relationships you’ve destroyed? Regret is a waste of time, unless it teaches you wisdom and fuels your resolve to do better next time. And as long as you’re breathing, there will be a ‘next time’. The Bible describes God this way: ‘Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.’ So how should you handle regret? By doing three things: 1) Recall. Stop and consider the actions, thoughts, and emotions that drove you to do what you did. Take an honest inventory of your mistakes. Own them! There’s no solution in excuses. When Adam was confronted with his sin, he hid in the bushes. When David was confronted with his, he said, ‘I’m guilty before God.’ Follow David’s example. 2) Repent. The Bible says, ‘Godly sorrow worketh repentance’ (2 Corinthians 7:10 KJV). When you’re caught in a cycle of repeated sin, a glib ‘Now I lay me down to sleep’ kind of prayer won’t help you. Sin hurts God, hurts you, and hurts others. The idea behind repentance is to get you to where you loathe sin and decide to renounce and forsake it. 3) Refocus. One of the Bible’s central themes is ‘resurrection’. That means you can rise again. God said in His Word, ‘Forget … what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand-new’ (Isaiah 43:17-18 MSG). It’s a new day with a new opportunity to get your life together and move on to greater things. Don’t waste it looking back in regret!

Our guest singer today is David Kigomo from Kenya - CLICK HERE

 

HERI HOMES DAYSTAR HOSTELS GOING FOR KSHS. 1.6 MLLION

The hostels and 1-bedroom houses are located infront of the University

During my recent visit to Kenya the Management of Heri Homes took me to their construction site of Daystars University Hostels which are located in front of Daystar University. The hostels are going for KShs. 1.6 million and the 1-bedroom houses mostly meant for lecturers are going for KShs. 2.4 million. There are few units remaining and with a deposit of KShs. 320,000 deposit you can now get a unit in these hostels. The hostels will be having a swimming pool and a community centre and will be managed by a management company injunction with the University. The hostels are expected to fetch more than KShs. 3 million when completed and this is the best time to get one. Contact Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes contact is +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke. This could be your ladder to connect you to the housing portfolio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VALENTINE'S DAY CELEBRATIONS SOMEWHERE ON PLANET EARTH

UPDATES - 17 CHILDREN NOW SPONSORED 15 REMAINING

PLEASE HELP A POOR CHILD STILL HOME TO GO TO SECONDARY SCHOOL THIS YEAR

Following my four posts on www.misterseed.com, below is the progress as of today 15th February, 2017. With a photo of Susan Gathoni above (before and in school) who had given up and gone to work as a maid but when she got sponsor she travelled back home same day to go to sch. The two other kids above still at home due to lack of school fees.

17 children have been sponsored this year as below-

1. Amina Muhammed - J Califonia
2. Easter Wanjiku - Mr Kamau UK
3. James Obati Masase - Mr Kamau UK
4. Catherine Wacera - Sponsored from next term
5. Mercy Ngati 367/500 - Mary UK
6. Joseph Njoroge 362/500 - Mary UK
7. Elikana Ndirangu - Mrs Ruto UK
8. Stephen Njagi - Ann UK
9. Brian Mwangi dropped out at form 3 - J Califonia
10. Julia Muthoni 369/500-Njeri UK
11. Ruth Wambui Orphan - Mr Mbiri UK
12. Francis Maina 327/500 - Rose Kenya
13. Virginia Wanja 315/500 - Rose Kenya (only term 1)
14. Johana Wainaina- 353/500 - Joytown sch for Disabled - James UK
15. Munene Maina - Joy USA
16. Susan Gathoni - Paul UK
17. Mary Wambui form 2 day scholar drop out - Susan UK

Below are poor children are still at home over a month after other candidates joined form 1

18. Peter Waithaka 311/500 -photo above
19. Grace Wanjiru 199/500 Repeated twice (mum disabled)
20. Joseph Mugo 263/500 - failed to go last year with his sister (maid now)
21. Easter Wambui dropped out @ form 3 - mum had cancer but passed last wk
22. Ann Muthoni 245/500 - Didn't go last year
23. Peter Waithaka 311/500
24. Ann Wambui 278/500
25. Mercy Wanjiku 296/500
26. Eliza Wangui 266/500 - Photo above
27. Ruth Njeri Kabura 303/500
28. Kelvin Kariuki 315/500 - Silenti High Sch
29. Julia Wairimu 281/500
30. Susan Njambi 278/500 - Repeater- Mwenje High
31. Ruth Wambui dropped out of form 2
32. Joyce Wanjiru Maina 355/500- Naivasha girls

The mum above with son had saved sh6,000 which she took to school and after money was taken she was asked to go and look for balance which she did not have.

I have personally visited Okalao where these children come from and most of them live in some wooden slums/kambi They are the poor labourers who have come to look for farm jobs in the big farms in the area while others fled from the war areas in 2008.

Please let us help these poor kids and save them from child labour/abuse, use of drugs, joining gangs thus eliminating generations of poverty in their families. If you put a child in school you have put them in right place for their age and given them a chance to a better future by giving them education.

If anyone would be willing to sponsor please call me on contacts below. I will give you the child photo and parent's contact, contact and names of the schools they will be admitted to and schools bank details where you can be paying fees direct to school. Money doesnot pass through me and you can even have a family member visit the child and take them to school

Please have a look at my website below to see children who have been sponsored before and how sponsorship works.

http://www.luckenya.org/#/children-needing-a-sponsor/4533311604 or google LUCKENYA

Joyce kerr: +447532358061 Email: joykerr22@yahoo.co.uk

A KENYAN HAIR DRESSER MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN LONDON

A Kenyan lady in London is a making a big impact in the community after opening modern Hair Studio (Salon) in Barking, London. Mrs. Beth Kungu and her daughter launched their new premises last year. Betty's Unisex Hair Studio is located at Unit 37, Barking Mall, Vicarange Field Shopping Centre, IG11 8DH opposite Barking Train Station. Beth who has many years of experience even before coming to the UK is the official hair stylist for Mayor Elizabeth Kangethe among other dignitaries. Beth has taken time to qualify with hair dressing with several certificates in UK. Her studio specialises in Stylist do African, Asian and Caucasian (European), Nail technician and Make-up artist. They also sell X-pression, Kenyan hair, crochet braids and many more. You need to book an appointment for the services. All buses going Barking will drop you at the Studio which is 3 minutes away from Train Station. She is also offering some refreshments in case you wake up late for the appointment - drinks, tea and coffee are on the menu. She is also on digital platform - Tel: 07735389332, 07865939152, Facebook Betty's Unisex hair Studio, Twitter @BUHS and Instagram styledbysandrine.

 

MEET JANE WANJIRU FROM

URITHI HOUSING COOPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD.

NICE AND AFFORDABLE PROPERTIES

Contact her on +254 720416183 (on Whatsapp) or  njugunajane17@gmail.com

 Or. Mr. Seed on 07951220695 - misterseeduk@gmail.com

While visiting Kenya a few weeks ago, I visited several Banks,  property developers as well as politicians. I happened to visit Urithi Housing Society where I found several interesting ongoing projects. Below are some of the projects I visited which are quite affordable. Meet Jane Wanjiru who works for Urithi Housing Society, an outstanding sales lady who is doing quite well. Contact her on +254 720416183 (on Whatsapp) or  njugunajane17@gmail.com

 

 

1) JUJA BUNGALOWS - PHASE ONE (SOLD OUT) PHASE TWO (SOLD OUT) AND  NOW SELLING FACE THREE

 

These  are the Bungalows in Juja along Juja Farm Road, 3.5 km from Juja going for KShs. 4 million.

 

 

2) Panorama Gardens along Gatanga Road  coming up 3-Bedroom houses (Selling Off Plan)

Panorama Gardens 3-bedroom coming up houses are  located  along Gatanga Road. These land is in Thika along Gatanga road 6km from Blue Post Hotel and 9mins drive from Thika road.

 

 

3) RONGAI NAIROBI  HOUSES - KSHS. 4.2 MILLION

These Bungalow houses are in Nkoroi, about 4kms from Rongai town, 3 bedroom

Bungalows, water and electricity on site-sh4.2m, deposit 50 per cent balance  in 1 year.

 

4) GEM WITEITHIE PHASE 2 - 2 BEDROOM HOUSES - KSHS. 1.95 MILLION

These houses are located opposite Mangu High School, 3.5 kilometres from Thika Road

5) Panorama Gardens along Gatanga Road Plots for Sale

Panorama Gardens is located  along Gatanga Road. These land is in Thika along Gatanga road 6km from Blue Post Hotel and 9mins drive from Thika road with red soil, Ideal for development. 1/8-2.6 (commercial) 1/8 - KShs. 2.25 m (residential), 1/4 acre - KShs. 4.4m, 1/2 acre - KShs. 8.4m.

6) YUKOS GARDENS, KITENGELA PLOTS

Just 4.5km from Namanga road and 6km from Kitengela Town.
Price ksh 950,000
Booking ksh 500,000
Size 50x100
Balance 4 months
With ready titles.

For more information please contact her on +254 720416183 (on Whatsapp) or  njugunajane17@gmail.com

CO-OPERATIVE BANK CAN GIVE YOU A LOAN AT 10 PER CENT INTEREST IF YOU ARE IN THE DIASPORA

Contact Julieanne Onsando, Relationship Manager, Diaspora Banking, Retail Banking Department.
Office Line: Ext 13609/020 3276 609/ +254 711 049 609
Email 1: jonsando@co-opbank.co.ke|Website: www.co-opbank.co.ke
Email 2: diasporabanking@co-opbank.co.ke
Or. Mr. Seed on 07951220695 - misterseeduk@gmail.com

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR FULL INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

MR. SEED MEETING WITH CO-OPERATIVE BANK DIASPORA TEAM

Coop Bank now giving loan at 10 per cent for Diasporans only

During my recent visit to Kenya, I met the Co-operative Bank Diaspora Team where the team explained to me the wide range of products which they have tailored for Kenyans in the Diaspora. The bank is now offering the best loans at 10 per cent to Kenyans in the Diaspora. They are currently offering the Mortgage product for Purchase of property, Construction and Equity Release where you give them a developed property as a collateral for funds to undertake another project. You can email them or WhatsApp the team for more information including account opening. Alternatively you can contact Mr. Seed on misterseeduk@gmail.com, Tel: +44 7951220695. See above with Mr. Seed (3rd from right) is Julieanne Onsando (2nd from right) Relationship Manager, Tel: +254722343097 (on WhatsApp), Office Line: Ext 13609/020 3276 609/ +254 711 049 609 or jonsando@co-opbank.co.ke, Milka Wachira (centre in red) Head of Diaspora Banking - Tel: +254 722451885 (on WhatsApp) and email: mmwachira@co-opbank.co.ke, and Francis Xavier (2nd from left) , Relationship Manager, Tel: +254 720360405 (with WhatsApp) and his email is fmanyonje@co-opbank.co.ke. Mention Ref. Mr. Seed London. Many Kenyans in the Diaspora can afford to raise 20 per cent deposit and now Coop Bank is giving the balance at 10 per cent interest.

 

 

Kenyan Parents

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RECORD PROPERTY SALES IN THE DIASPORA

Mary Njonjo (2nd from left in her office with Mr. Mugo the Marketing Manager and Mr. Seed.

On right Mr. Seed with Heri Home CEO in their office showing him the projects on the pipeline.

Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes contact is +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.

"Since I met Heri Homes, things are no longer the same. They are changing lives in the Community" - Mr. Seed


Meet Mary Njonjo the Marketing Manager of Heri Homes, Nairobi, Kenya who has a record sales of property in the Diaspora. From 6th October 2016 she has sold more than 100 houses to Kenyans in the diaspora. That is a record sale because nobody has ever achieved this. What is behind Heri Homes success story? I have just returned from Kenya a few days ago and after touring all of their projects I came up with one conclusion. Their success lies with three things: Honesty, Completing their projects on time and their sales model of OFF PLAN where you buy their property before they start building, you make a deposit of 20 per cent and they give a sales agreement and you will be topping the balance within the construction time of 18 months. If at the end of the 18 months you are unable to complete their payment you then go to the bank for the balance and if you a member of their Sacco, you can go for the balance in their Sacco. During my visit in Kenya last week I took them to Co-operative Bank where the bank has agreed to finance those in the diaspora with 10 per cent three months prior to project completion. Heri Homes have projects going, coming up soon and many projected projects. If you dont have enough money to raise the deposit you can start saving with their Sacco or through Heri Homes and when you save enough, you can then catch up with the next off plan project. Soon they are coming back to the UK and also going to the USA in middle of the year before heading to Australia at the of this year. The company also hosted a dinner for me in a Westland restaurant during my visit. This is a company which is making a big impact with Kenya in the Diaspora. Here are some of their projects you can buy from Heri Homes. They have projects in Daystar University Hostels 1 and 2, Kikuyu Road 1 and 2 and Kitsuru 1 and 2. You can contact them either to buy to fix you in their record so that when they visit the diaspora next time, they will notify you.

Upcoming groundbreaking prices countdown has began;
KIKUYU HEIGHTS: (Kikuyu phase 2, phase 1 complete ).
1 bedroom- Kshs. 2.6 m - 2 bedroom - Kshs. 3.6m
3bedroom - Kshs. 4.8m
All with lifts, very near phase 1 on Kikuyu road of Naivasha road,near ILRI from Uthiru.
Ground breaking of phase 2 was done on 21st January 2017

WE HAVE 5 PROJECTS ON GOING SO FAR
KITSURU 1 - structure is complete and show house is almost ready, pictures above.

KITSURU 2 - spacious 3 bedroom and 3 bedroom with dsq.( price is Kshs. 7.5 m & 8.5 million) respectively. GROUND BREAKING on 11 th February 2017...current prices are very low. Estimated rental income is 70k & 80k respectively, location is 200 m from new Kitisuru Nakumatt..10 mins drive from westlands,and 7 mins from southern bypass.

KIKUYU ROAD PROJECT PHANE 1
Current house price is Kshs. 4.5 million, in the next 2- 3 weeks price expected to be 5.2 m.
Structures complete and interior finishings ongoing. HANDOVER CEREMONY soon.

KIKUYU ROAD PHASE 2
Near phase 1,
Off plan prices are 1 bed (Kshs. 2.6 million), 2 bed (KShs. 3.6m), (KShs. 4.8m).prices will double by completion which is in18 months.
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY IS 21st of January 2017.Both this projects are off Naivasha road,near kabete polytechnic, or ILRI .15-20 mins to Yaya and Hurlingham.

Mr. Seed (6th from left) with Heri Homes Management Team at Daystar University

Hostels and on right in Westland Restaurant where they hosted a dinner for Mr. Seed

DAYSTAR PROJECT I
So far so good, we broke ground on 16 h July last year. we are currently on third floor, structure expected to be finished in May this year, and completion is DEC end of this year. Handover expected next year jan- Feb. dates to be confirmed.
Bedsitters Kshs. 1.6 m, -  One bed KShs. 2.4 m
Project is 200 metres from Daystar university near Athi river great intersection for overpass road running concurrently to Mombasa road - Westlands will start at the Daystar junction.
Daystar project prices projected to appreciate to 1.8 m soon.
DAYSTAR PROJECT 2
Ground breaking coming up soon. Price KShs. 1.6 million.
Those wishing to open an account or Loan @10 per cent interest from Co-operative Bank, please contact Julieanne Onsando, Relationship Manager, Diaspora Banking, Retail Banking Department. Office Line: Ext 13609/020 3276 609/ +254 711 049 609 Email 1: jonsando@co-opbank.co.ke|Website:  www.co-opbank.co.ke Email 2: diasporabanking@co-opbank.co.ke

I also visited other Property Developers in Kenya. What are they offering. More later.

Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes contact is +254 737265816 (on WhatsApp) and her email: mary@herihomes.co.ke.

"Since I met Heri Homes, things are no longer the same." - Mr. Seed

DO YOU KNOW: Over 40 people have met and married through www.mistersed and over 5,000

people have bought a property through www.misterseed.com - Marking a difference in the community.

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We want to take this opportunity to invite you for this upcoming events tickets are available for sale please call me and will

reserve your tickets 80 Tickets remaining first come first served. God bless you have a blessed day.

 

 

A HOUSE FOR SALE IN KENYA


It's 3-bedroom house 1km before you get to Olepolos Country Club after Rongai, Ngong. Price 3.5m. Freehold title deed. 1/8 acre plot. 100 metres from Magadi Road.
For more information please contact Paul Muriithi +447737541865  (what's up) or +254706466418

Survivor Saved By The Lioness Wildebeest

Gnu Antelope FairyTale Nat Geo

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My Baby is Back in the UK after 4 Months World Tour

Dennis Njiiri well known as Baby Seed (left) arrived back in UK on Saturday morning 4th February, 2017 after 4 months world tour.

He concluded his tour in Canada. The Seeds family takes this opportunity to thank God for bringing him back safely. More later.

GREETINGS FROM KENYA

Greetings from Kenya where I have been visiting for the last 2 weeks. I came back yesterday. I had a busy schedule where I met family, friends and businessmen. Among the best deal I came across is that TWO KENYAN BANKS agreed to a 10 per cent loan ONLY for those in the Diaspora in order to help them buy properties in Kenya. A property development company in Nairobi hosted a dinner for me in a Westlands Restaurant where they introduced some of their upcoming housing projects. Their  houses proves to be the cheapest and everyone can afford. We agreed on how to make the 20 per cent deposit and again how to get the loan for the balance. Full information coming up. - Mr. Seed, London, 3rd Feb. 2017.

PLEASE HELP A POOR CHILD STILL HOME TO GO TO SECONDARY SCHOOL THIS YEAR

Following my three posts on www.misterseed.com below is the progress.

17 children have been sponsored this year as below-

1. Amina Muhammed - Jane Califonia
2. Easter Wanjiku - Mr Kamau UK
3. James Obati Masase - Mr Kamau UK
4. Catherine Wacera - Sponsored from next term
5. Mercy Ngati 367/500 - Mary UK (2 photos above before and after)
6. Joseph Njoroge 362/500 - GG Sec Sch - Mary UK
7. Elikana Ndirangu - Mrs Ruto UK
8. Stephen Njagi - Ann UK
9. Brian Mwangi dropped out at form 3 - Jane Califonia
10. Julia Muthoni 369/500-Njeri UK (2 photos above before & after) - Njeri UK
11. Francis Njau 372/500 - Rose Kenya
12. Francis Maina 327/500 - Rose Kenya
13. Virginia Wanja 315/500 - Rose Kenya
14. Johana Wainaina- 353/500 - Joytown sch for Disabled - James UK
15. Munene Maina - Joy USA
16. Susan Gathoni - Paul UK
17. Mary Wambui form 2 day scholar drop out - Susan UK

Below are poor children are still at home almost a month after other candidates joined form 1

18. Ruth Wambui-ORPHAN & failed to go last yr (PHOTO ABOVE IN HOOD)
19. Grace Wanjiru 199/500 Repeated twice (mum disabled)
20. Joseph Mugo 263/500 - failed to go last year with his sister (maid now)
21. Easter Wambui dropped out @ form 3 - mum has cancer (hopefull)
22. Ann Muthoni 245/500 - Didn't go last year
23. Joseph Rukwaro 264/500 - OPRHAN
24. Ann Wambui 278/500
25. Mercy Wanjiku 296/500
26. Eliza Wangui 266/500 - Shilanga High
27. Ruth Njeri Kabura 303/500
28. Kelvin Kariuki 315/500 - Silenti High Sch
29. Julia Wairimu 281/500
30. Susan Njambi 278/500 - Repeater- Mwenje High
31. Ruth Wambui dropped out of form 2
32. Joyce Wanjiru Maina 355/500- Naivasha girls
33. Samuel Maina Kimemia 311/500 Kikuyu Boys
34. Peter Waithaka 311/500

I have personally visited Okalao where these children come from and most of them live in some wooden slums/kambi They are the poor labourers who have come to look for farm jobs in the big farms in the area while others fled from the war areas in 2008.

Please let us help these poor kids and save them from child labour/abuse, use of drugs, joining gangs thus eliminating generations of poverty in their families. If you put a child in school you have put them in right place for their age and given them a chance to a better future by giving them education.

If anyone would be willing to sponsor please call me on contacts below. I will give you the child photo and parent's contact, contact and names of the schools they will be admitted to and schools bank details where you can be paying fees direct to school. Money doesnot pass through me and you can even have a family member visit the child and take them to school

Please have a look at my website below to see children who have been sponsored before and how sponsorship works.

http://www.luckenya.org/#/children-needing-a-sponsor/4533311604 or google LUCKENYA

Joyce kerr: +447532358061 Email: joykerr22@yahoo.co.uk

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DENNIS NJIIRI IN THE STREETS OF NEW YORK

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As Dennis Njiiri continues with his 4 months world tour, he took time to visit the City of New York that is President Trump's city. He said that the trains in New York are dirty compared to London's underground and the city is busier than London. The city is more far much colder than UK but very busy and friendly city. Known by many nicknames, including the "Empire State" and "The Big Apple," New York City is one of the most important places in the world. As one of the largest and most diverse cities, New York is home to many famous and talented people. Over its long history, New Yorkers have filled the city with thousands of important landmarks. Additionally, because New York City is home to so many cultural attractions, millions of visitors flock there annually to experience the city first hand. All of these factors lead many people to consider New York the finest city on Earth, and simply call it "The City" to demonstrate its greatness. His next stop is Boston before going to Canada.

Who is financing Dennis Njiiri World Tour?: Before going to the University, Dennis wanted to have a gap year and tour the world. The parents refused and advised him to join the university, work and pay for his dream tour and then proceed. He agreed and he has been planning for his tour for the last one year paying the travel agent by instalments. To reduce the costs he shopped for both hotels and hostels. He got an expert who helped with advice when travelling for several months - travel light, avoid carrying expensive items to avoid attraction and be disciplined. The parents advised him to print for them the entire tour programme so that they can always located his whereabouts. A Kenyan travel agent in Nottingham, UK Ease Travel booked the tour for him. Their contact is Grace Kamau 07557945963.

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A Whispers from London How this year will be to you

Written by: Man ManKambugua        E-mail: manman@fsmail.net     Facebook: Man Man Kambugua

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I will start by wishing each and every one of you a happy New Year 2017. My prayer is that this will be a good year for you. I want you to be successful and have the best peace of mind. I want your life to be a holiday because you are a child of the most high. Unfortunately, not everybody is successful or has peace of mind. This is because some of the character that we acquire in life are detrimental to our success and peace of mind. There are some of us whose minds are full of turbulence and since blessings come to those who are peaceful, it will be a cold day in hell if their lives become a holiday in this world. The devil has laid powerful traps on their way where they easily fall into it line, hook and sinker! Let me ask you; how do you think year 2017 will be for you? Answer – Year 2017 will just be like year 2016 or the years before if you do not transform you mind set and have a new way of doing things.

From the way relationships hit rocks in the West, there must be a demon of relationships in this part of the world. It is very normal for spouses to live in harmony in Africa but once they start living in the West, the demon in them wakes up and starts laying strategies on how to make them part ways. One needs no effort to have his/her relationship go down the drain. It will start with the wife starting to earn her own money and getting a council house plus some few benefits here and there making her feel that she is above the husband. In Africa, she has never imagined tasting alcohol or shouting at her husband but once in the West, if the husband earns less than her, she will not respect him. In fact she only remembers that her husband is a man when she sees him urinate when standing up.

God be with you my brother if you lose your job and you are at the mercy of your wife who you fondly call darling, boo and the London’s most cursed name- Sweet heart. Those nice names you call each other in church or during birthday parties will disappear the moment finance in the family becomes a challenge. As a wife, you know very well that you are well protected by the state in case your husband lays a finger on you so you are free to do what you want. The moment you realise that your hubby is nobody is the moment the devil starts unleashing his evil plans on you. First of all, he will tell you to buy an undersized bra so that your cleavage will look more pronounced. You will then buy short skirts which will definitely annoy your husband, all this being the advice from the devil in you. If your hubby asks you dress properly, you will tell him to remember that you are in diaspora and what you have as the ‘dashboard’ is in fact your set of property. The devil has convinced you that they are a set of property but what the Angel from Heaven would tell you is that the best property is your brain not your 34 DD.

In a nutshell, we must protect our relationships jealously because all relationships in the West are vulnerable. If you are in the West and your relationship has never undergone real difficulties, then you live in another world. Human beings are all like turn-coats in that they are very good at pretending that all is okay in their relationships but in the real sense most relationships died long time ago. We are only waiting for the burial dates. In relationships, we need to be people whose honesty and integrity is beyond reproach so that we do not give the devil a chance. How do you know that your relationship is in problems? Here is the answer; when you go to bed tonight, see whether your legs and that of your spouse are far part. If you are sleeping at this corner and your spouse is in the other extreme corner that is an alarm to show that your relationship is in very serious problems. Do you know the most honest part of your body? It is the feet because they don’t lie. Alternatively, when you and your spouse are having a disagreement, listen carefully at what your spouse is saying.

When the right moment comes, talk about it. You will be surprised to find that the issues you thought are secrets are well known to him or her. For example, when your wife went to visit her relatives in another part of town, you went online and booked for a weekend holiday for you and your girlfriend. Since the devil is smart, the moment you went to print the tickets, the printer jammed and you forgot about it. You cheated your wife that you were going to Plymouth for the so called ‘Marathon’ in Security job. By bad luck, when your wife started the printer, the first thing that it printed was pending printing job which obviously was your flight tickets with your girlfriend. Your ‘Marathon’ ended on Monday and you came calling your wife those nice names little knowing that she knew everything. You have always pretended to be an Angel but your wife knows that you cannot be trusted with anything of female gender.

Forget what your Pastors or Bishops prophesied on you about the New Year being the year of double double, double portion or year of completion. Not unless you transform your character, this year will be just like any other year. We all like financial breakthrough but do we read books on finance? How many autobiographies on those people who have made it have we read? Do we watch programmes on money making or it is just about football matches and some other programmes on people whose every other word is a swear word? If you lose your job today, do you have a plan ‘B’ as a safety net?If you are a man and your work is looking after your children when your wife is working, think again my brother.

If your wife works with intelligent people or for highly intelligent boss, her love will soon gravitate towards her colleagues or your boss. I am imagining a situation where your wife has been in a company’s meeting where they were discussing about the effects of Brexit in the Company’s Balance sheet especially on the International Accounting Standard number five. Meanwhile, as a man, you are busy with your baby Piccadilly at home. When your wife comes home, you hug her while smelling baby Piccadilly and then you start telling her how ugali made from millet goes down well with fermented milk. She fakes a smile and then looks up wondering when you will finish your verbal diarrhoea. Watch out! She is only with you for convenience and it will be a miracle if your relationship survives this year. Who is the cause of all this? Your laziness and lack of focus.

How on earth can God bring you to diaspora and you have never helped anyone? I believe you are paid in real money not hair from your arm pits so there is no way you can be there and you have never used a dime to help a kid somewhere. That kid that you abandoned in Africa is crying for you. Another year has started and the one who helped to create him or her is nowhere. There is God somewhere who will punish you on your kid’s behalf. Curses are real and you will remain cursed until you know the value of children.

I need special knowledge to understand how a husband can have his own project and the wife her own and still answer in the name of a couple. To be honest you are flat mates or sex partners. The only common factor is the children. Nothing more nothing less. Not unless you realise that you are one and do things together, this year will not be different. You will remain flat mates or sex partners for the rest of the year and beyond. Meanwhile, real couples have the world at their feet. They have already reached Canaan while you two are still playing with sand in Egypt’s Sahara desert.

There are some people whose projected goals this year is to be global business people. In their diaries, they have arranged for important meetings with investors for joint ventures in various countries around the world. As for you, you have planned that in January you are going to quarrel with Man Man, next will be Michael or Abu. On February you plan to attack Misterseed, Petite, Rose and Dorcas. You have a full list of people you have lined up to give a piece of your mind. When we are thinking of going to the moon, you and your better half are just revolving around a circle creating imaginary enemies. Your life will not change just because we are in a new year. Not unless you have renewed mind set, your life is at a risk of remaining stagnant. There is power in you to transform your character. When your character is transformed, your life will transform. Listen to the strangest secret in life - As a man thinks, so shall he become.

PLEASE HELP A POOR CHILD GO TO SECONDARY SCHOOL THIS YEAR

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I start with a word of thank you to all the people who have sponsored children in the last 8 years from UK, USA, France, Swirtzland and Holland. Special thanks to Misterseed for they have all been sponsored courtesy of your website which advertises for me free of charge. We have all changed many poor lives in Kenya.

It is january again and I have a large number of children needing help to go to secondary school this year. Last year I had a list of over 40 children and apart from helping 7, that were sponsored, most others did not go to sch due to lack of funds and are still willing to go now a year later if they get funds. Below are a few of the children needing a sponsor.

1. Ruth Wambui 270/500 - Oprhan and failed to go last year for lack of school fees
2. Rosemary Njeri - Orphan and falied to go last year for lack of school fees
3. Martha Wambui 401/500-Admission to Pangani Girls (urgently needs to report)
4. Misheak Mwangi 417/500 - Meru High (Urgently needs to report)
5. Grace Wanjiru 199/500 Repeated twice
6. Johana Wainaina- 353/500 Admissin to Joytown Sec Sch for Disabled
7. Joseph Mugo 636/500 - failed to go last year with his sister (maid now)
8. Virginia Wanja 315/500
9. Amina Muhammed 288/500 Failed to go last year
10. Brian Mwangi dropped out at form 3
11. Eliza Wangui 266/500
12. Mary Wambui form 2 day scholar drop out
13. Catherine Wacera 319/500 - oprhan -karatina
14. Francis Njau 363/500 - Lesau High Sch
15. Joseph Njoroge 362/500 - GG Sec Sch

Please let us help these poor kids to eliminate generations of poverty in their families.

People ask me about bursaries but they are given to very few children who in most cases have to have 'someone' pushing for them. If lucky they get about ksh5,000 a year which doesn't help a poor child very much as the parents cannot afford the balances.

If anyone would be willing to sponsor please call me on contacts below. I will give you the child photo and contact, contact and names of the schools they will be admitted to and schools bank details where you can be paying fees direct to school. Please have a look at my website below to see children who have been sponsored before and how sponsorship works.
luckenya
luckenya
Charity website for the education and sponsorship of children in Kenya run by Joyce and Calum Kerr

Joyce kerr: +447532358061 Email: joykerr22@yahoo.co.uk

For more information please contact  www.luckenya.org

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Location. Opposite Mangu High School along Thika Highway
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Arsenal completed a dramatic comeback at Bournemouth as they rescued a point in injury time having fallen 3-0 behind.

A Kenyan lady in UK has published a book

Annah Kimani (right) from Birmingham, UK, has written a book on the left


A Kenyan lady in UK has written a book “Be Obedient to God’s calling; when He calls you, will you Answer?”. The author Annah Kimani or Mama Gloria lives in Birmingham, UK. The whole purpose of this book is to encourage the believers in Jesus Christ to reach out and do that which the Lord has commissioned or is commissioning them to do; for the Kingdom of God. “Heed (pay attention to) instruction and be wise, and do not ignore or neglect it.” Proverbs 8:33 (AMP). “And [His gifts to the church were varied and] He Himself appointed some as apostles [special messengers, representatives], some as prophets [who speak a new message from God to the people], some as evangelists [who spread the good news of salvation], and some as pastors and teachers [to shepherd and guide and instruct]. 12 [and He did this] to fully equip and perfect the saints (God’s people) for works of service, to build up the body of Christ [the church].” Ephesians 4:11-12 (AMP) Foreword: ….this is one of the most interesting and absorbing books I have read in a very long time. I know that when you read this small but comprehensive book, by the end of it, you will be encouraged and challenged; your life will never be the same again!

From the UK, you can also order from the following:

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Or by calling Annah Kimani on 07950133716.


You can also buy the book through AuthorHouseUK

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DENNIS NJIIRI VISITS HOLLYWOOD

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Before retiring to celebrate Christmas with family friends in Florida, USA, Dennis Njiiri visited Los Angeles in California. He visited Hollywood Sign, the worldwide symbol of the entertainment industry, was conceived as an outdoor ad campaign for a suburban housing development called "Hollywoodland." After all, despite the high profile of the film biz, real estate has always been Hollywood's primary economic driver. Although the Sign's appearance and purpose have evolved over the years, its basic aspirational message remains the same: This is a place where magic is possible, where dreams can come true. Back then, the dream was a beautiful home and lifestyle. Today, the Sign's promise is more subtle - and can only be described as the parade of images, desires and ideas conjured by the word "Hollywood." Come explore the fascinating past and present of this icon, town, industry, and idea in our detailed History of the Sign. Baby Seed as he is well known left UK for Kenya at the beginning of October for Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Dubai, Australia, South America, US (five states) and ending his tour in Canada coming back to UK in February 2017. The Seeds family and friends wish him a safe journey.

Who is financing Dennis Njiiri World Tour?: Before going to the University, Dennis wanted to have a gap year and tour the world. The parents refused and advised him to join the university, work and pay for his dream tour and then proceed. He agreed and he has been planning for his tour for the last one year paying the travel agent by instalments. To reduce the costs he shopped for both hotels and hostels. He got an expert who helped with advice when travelling for several months - travel light, avoid carrying expensive items to avoid attraction and be disciplined. The parents advised him to print for them the entire tour programme so that they can always located his whereabouts. A Kenyan travel agent in Nottingham, UK Ease Travel booked the tour for him. Their contact is Grace Kamau 07557945963.

Kenya Embassy in Washington DC Warns of

‘Fraudulent E-Visa Application

The Embassy of Republic of Kenya wishes to alert all potential e-visa applicants to Kenya of the existence of scam sites “http://www.kenya-evisa-online.com and https://www.kenyaonlinevisa.org“. These sites which are designed in such a way that can be mistaken for the official Government of Kenya e-visa website, charge USD 120 and USD 99 respectively for normal e-visa cases as opposed to the USD 50 charged by the Government of Kenya.


This is therefore to encourage prospective Kenya e-visa applicants to make their application through the official Government website http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html

Note: the Government of Kenya will not be responsible for any loss of monies or extra charges occasioned through the use of the unofficial scam site. For further inquiries contact the Embassy of Kenya in Washington DC.

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MARY NJONJO OF HERI HOMES IS THE EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

With a record sales of properties in UK this year, Mary Njambi Njonjo of Heri Homes has been declared the Employee of the Year During the Diaspora Party in Nairobi on Friday 16th December, 2016. The party was attended by a large number of Kenyans from the Diaspora where they took turns to praise the transparency of Heri Homes. While in UK Mary said that their Sacco helps you to raise the deposit. Whether you are buying a property from them or not it is advisable to join Heri Homes Sacco where the loan is 1 per cent per month. Mary came to the UK with a lot of goodies for those interested to invest in Kenya. Her company is offering one of the most unique concept ever introduced in the diaspora. Their properties which are around Nairobi and Mombasa South coast Diani area  ranges from KShs. 1.6 million to Kshs. 8 million. With as little as KShs. 300,000 deposit, you can now own a house in Nairobi balance payable slowly over construction period. If you don't have a deposit, you can join their housing society whereby you will save and borrow three times amount saved and can use this as deposit. HERI HOMES IS OFFERING A UNIQUE CONCEPT NONE LIKE WHAT HAS BEEN SEEN IN THE MARKET. IT'S THE MOST PRACTICAL SOLUTION TO OWNING A HOME EASILY USING THE EQUITY MODEL, WHICH MAKES THE PRICES AFFORDABLE WITH HIGH RETURNS ON INVESTMENT. For more information please contact Mary (her WhastApp Kenya no. is +254737265816 - email: mary@herihomes.co.ke), Mr. Seed on 07951220695 to make an appointment during her short stay in UK. - For more visit http://www.herihomes.co.ke

ABC BANK ARE LOOKING FOR AGENTS IN THE DIASPORA

ABC Bank Diaspora Manager Mr. Joseph Waithaka

ABC Bank of Kenya looking for Agents in the Diaspora which include UK, USA, South Africa, Germany, France, Australia, Canada and Sweden. You can contact Diaspora Manager Mr. Joseph Waithaka on WhatsApp +254 701303731 or email: joseph.waithaka@abcthebank.com or Mr. Seed in UK on +44 7951220695.

DENNIS NJIIRI HELICOPTER TOUR OF GRAND CANYON

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While Les Vagas, Dennis Njiiri tour the Grand Canyon. One of the world's natural wonders, the iconic Grand Canyon draws oohs and aahs from visitors perched at the edge of its towering cliffs. Carved by the copper-colored Colorado River, the colorful rock layers record billions of years of history and hide many unique species. Here are seven amazing facts about the Grand Canyon. Baby Seed as he is well known left UK for Kenya at the beginning of October for Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Dubai, Australia, South America, US (five states) and ending his tour in Canada coming back to UK in February 2017. The Seeds family and friends wish him a safe journey.

Who is financing Dennis Njiiri World Tour?: Before going to the University, Dennis wanted to have a gap year and tour the world. The parents refused and advised him to join the university, work and pay for his dream tour and then proceed. He agreed and he has been planning for his tour for the last one year paying the travel agent by instalments. To reduce the costs he shopped for both hotels and hostels. He got an expert who helped with advice when travelling for several months - travel light, avoid carrying expensive items to avoid attraction and be disciplined. The parents advised him to print for them the entire tour programme so that they can always located his whereabouts. A Kenyan travel agent in Nottingham, UK Ease Travel booked the tour for him. Their contact is Grace Kamau 07557945963.

DENNIS NJIIRI HELICOPTER NIGHT TOUR OF LAS VEGAS

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As Dennis Njiiri continues with his USA tour, he took time to tour Les Vegas City with a Helicopter at night. He saw the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding region on a 15-minute helicopter flight. Soared over this famous stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard with an exclusive sightseeing tour of Sin City’s downtown skyline and beyond, including the Bellagio, the Mirage, the Fremont Street Experience and much more. His flight covered approximately 20 miles and includes a celebratory glass of sparkling drinks. The tour include Hotel pickup and drop-off. Baby Seed as he is well known left UK for Kenya at the beginning of October for Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Dubai, Australia, South America, US (five states) and ending his tour in Canada coming back to UK in February 2017. The Seeds family and friends wish him a safe journey. - CLICK HERE FOR LAS VEGAS NIGHT HELICOPTER TOUR

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REV. PETER KINYANJUI TOURS HERI HOMES PROJECTS IN KENYA

Heri Homess are holding a Christmas Party for Diasporas visiting Kenya this coming December, 2016. The party takes place at Rasi Gardens in Hurlingham near Barclays Bank starting from 2.00 p.m.

Rev. Kinyanjui (far left) in the offices of the Heri Homes with the company CEO where he insisted to see the documents and on  the right is the daystar hostel construction site which started on 16 th of july this year.progress is quite on schedule.

Mr. David Kuria of Pinnacle Projects company in Nairobi came to the UK in 2006 to sell Kenya Ports Authority properties located in South C, Nairobi by the name Bandari Villas. The price was going for KShs. 6 million for a four bedroom  maisonette. Out of 140 units Kenyans in the UK managed to buy 18 units. Many people in UK commented that the units were expensive. Today the houses are going for KShs. 22 million. One Kenyan doctor living in Surrey bought 3 houses. Two months ago in the month of October 2016 a Kenyan lady by the name Mary Njonjo from Heri Homes in Nairobi arrived in London with offers on several upcoming properties in Nairobi. The properties were sold off plan where you give a deposit of 20 per cent and pay the balance after the construction is complete. The construction takes between one year to 18 months. Over 50 people committed themselves with these properties some of them going for KShs. 1.4 million for some Hostels at the Daystar University. Now 3 months down the line the same properties are going for KShs. 1.8 million and expected to fetch KShs. 3 million when the property is complete.There is something for everyone,in their kitisuru  projects,they have 3 bed with dsq strategically situated 250 metres from new kitisuru  nakumatt and 3 bedrooms without dsq.Phase one has been sold out and ground breaking for kitisuru phase two upcoming on january 21st,prices are quite low now,3 b/dsq is 8 million,3 bed 7m,ground breaking prices.One of the buyers, Rev. Peter Kinyanjui of Church of England took one property. Two weeks ago Rev. Kanyanjui visited Heri Homes in Kenya to see the progress of the project where he had committed himself.

Rev. Kinyanjui was taken round the project and was very impressed to see the progress of the project and to learn how much his property has appreciated within 3 months. He also visited Heri Homes offices in Hurlingham where he asked the manager to show him the documents of the property. Rev. Kinyanjui seen above with Heri Homes Manager with the documents. You can speak to Rev. Kinyanjui for more information on 07557223160. Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes will be arriving back in UK on Wednesday 7th December 2016 for a one week visit in Scotland where she will be attending Jamhuri Day Celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday 10th December, 2016. Mary will be in Swindon on Thursday 8th December before going Scotland. Mary will be doing a presentation in Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday 11th December, 2016 at Holiday Inn, Edinburgh, 107 Queensferry Road, EH$ 3HL as from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. She will be attending Jamhuri Celebration in London on Monday 12th December, and then she will conclude her UK tour on Tuesday 13th December at Thatched House London before leaving for Kenya on Wednesday 14th December, 2016. If you cannot be able to raise money for the deposit, you can join their Sacco and they will help you to acquire their upcoming projects in future. You can make an appointment to see Mary through her WhatsApp +254 737265816, her UK no. 07424581241 or Mr. Seed on 07951220695.

HERI HOMES TO HOST A PARTY FOR DIASPORA VISITORS IN NAIROBI
Mary Njonjo is coming to Scotland for a week during the Jamhuri Celebrations on 10th Dec.


A team from Dubai seen above visiting Construction sites early this month


Heri Homes a property developer company based in Nairobi Kenya is holding a Christmas Party for Diasporas visiting Kenya this coming December, 2016. The party takes place at Rasi Gardens in Hurlingham near Barclays Bank starting from 2.00 p.m. The party is only for those from Diaspora. The party has been organised as Heri Homes recognised the support they have received from those in the Diaspora and especially those in the UK where their Marketing Manager Mrs. Mary Njonjo managed to sell over 50 properties in one month and over 60 people joined their Sacco. All those who bought their properties have already been issued with their Sales Agreements. After returning to Kenya at the end of last month, Diaspora clients visiting Kenya have been visiting their construction sites and are very happy about progress of their work in different sites. There several other off plan projects which has come up this month. Mrs. Mary Njonjo of Heri Homes Nairobi arrived in London on Friday 9th September, 2016. She arrived in the morning and by the close of the day she had sold 6 properties. The Sacco helps you to raise the deposit. Whether you are buying a property from them or not it is advisable to join their Sacco where the loan is 1 per cent per month. Mary came to the UK with a lot of goodies for those interested to invest in Kenya will be in UK for the next few months. Her company is offering one of the most unique concept ever introduced in the diaspora. Their properties which are around Nairobi and Mombasa South coast Diani area which ranges from KShs. 1.6 million to Kshs. 8 million. With as little as KShs. 300,000 deposit, you can now own a house in Nairobi balance payable slowly over construction period. If you don't have a deposit, you can join their housing society whereby you will save and borrow three times amount saved and can use this as deposit. HERI HOMES IS OFFERING A UNIQUE CONCEPT NONE LIKE WHAT HAS BEEN SEEN IN THE MARKET. IT'S THE MOST PRACTICAL SOLUTION TO OWNING A HOME EASILY USING THE EQUITY MODEL, WHICH MAKES THE PRICES AFFORDABLE WITH HIGH RETURNS ON INVESTMENT. Mary is coming to Scotland for one week as from 7th to 13th December 2017 where she will be visiting Jamhuru Day Celebrations in Edinburgh on Saturday 10th December, 2016. For more information please contact Mary (her WhastApp Kenya no. is +254737265816 - email: mary@herihomes.co.ke), Mr. Seed on 07951220695 to make an appointment during her short stay in UK. - For more visit http://www.herihomes.co.ke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UK outreach church has moved to memorial community church, Plaistow

The PCEA UK OUTREACH LONDON congregation has moved from ST. MATHEWS CHURCH, DYSON ROAD Stratford to MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CHURCH (The former Memorial Baptist Church, Plaistow), 395 BARKING ROAD, Plaistow, E13 8AL, opposite Plaistow Police Station. It held its first Sunday Service on Sunday 6th, November, 2016 from 2.00pm. For more information please contact Rev. Kibathi on 07946700301 or Mrs. Grace Koimburi - 07908227728.

 

 
 

 

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