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Kenyan-born US lawyer sues blogger for defamation Standard

A US-based, Kenyan-born lawyer has sued a Kenyan blogger at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Montgomery, Maryland, for  “publishing offensive, inflammatory and often defamatory articles mostly against individuals or persons of Kenyan heritage residing in the US or abroad.” Regina Njogu, who is licensed to practice law in New York has filed the libel complaint against the unnamed plaintiff whom she says even after asking that the posting be pulled down, the defendant has failed or refused to do so.  The plaintiff says the said article is malicious and meant to tarnish her name. She has named the owner of…

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HONEST EULOGY: Kenyan family calls departed son the worst thief that ever lived Standard

You know how when someone passes on, their eulogy is full of nice words and praises about their life even though they were not really the best person in the community? Well not for this family which has decided to call a spade a spade. Source: A Meru man, who was killed by a mob for stealing got the worst eulogy in his remembrance. As true as all they expressed might have been, that’s a bit harsh, don’t you think? Source: Tuko They called him out on all the things he used to do and even quoted a Bible verse…

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VIDEO: Kenyan woman who featured in porn movie and tried to kill herself now speaks out Standard

This is the triumphant story of Catherine Njeri whose life took a wrong turn after being raped by a fellow student in the University of Nairobi. She later made wrong decisions, including featuring in a Kenyan adult film and attempting to take her life severally. She has, however, moved past the tribulations and is now a motivational speaker.   19,721 total views, 42 views today

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VIDEO: Shock as man plays guitar while doctors perform brain surgery on him Standard

An Indian musician played the guitar on the operating table to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his fingers. Abhishek Prasad was asked to play every time doctors “burnt” a circuit in his brain to treat what is commonly known as “musician’s dystonia”. The condition causes painful spasms, twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. Mr Prasad said that he was able to play with ease after the surgery. “By the sixth burn, my fingers opened up. I was normal on the operating table itself,” Mr Prasad said after doctors removed the stitches on his head on Thursday, a…

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VIDEO: Uhuru promises Raila a Cabinet position in August Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday told Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga to stop interfering with the work of Cabinet secretaries and other government  officers. The President said the officers were “junior” to the National Super Alliance coalition flagbearer and that he should leave them to work. Speaking in Taveta town,  the Head of State also offered to appoint Mr Odinga to his Cabinet should the Jubilee Party win the August 8 General Election. President Kenyatta was reacting to Mr Odinga’s claim that acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i was working with Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to rig the polls in favour…

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VIDEO: Another high profile Kenyan, former powerful minister Nicholas Biwott dies Standard

Leaders from all political divides have mourned the death of former minister Nicholas Biwott, who passed on today. Led by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the leaders described Biwott as a dedicated civil servant who spent his life selflessly serving the nation in various capacities. President Uhuru, in his message of condolence, said the diligence and intelligence of the ex-minister saw him shine during his tenure in the government.  “These are the qualities that he put at the disposal of the Presidents he served, and of his countrymen. They were balanced by his private warmth, his wit, his attention to detail, and his love of…

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