Category Archives: Obiturary

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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Questions emerge as several harambees planned in Kenya even after Kenyans in US raised over $30,000 to transport body home Standard

Could it be that opportunists are capitalizing on the death of a Kenyan in the Diaspora? A Kenyan daily is reporting that a family in Makueni has asked the county government and well-wishers to help them raise funds to fly in the body of their kin who was shot dead in the US. This even after over $30,000 was raised last weekend to cater for the funeral expenses, including airlifting the body to Kenya for burial. The kin in question is Mike Mulwa Ngangi whose death shocked the Kenyan community in the US two weeks ago. The Standard media Group,…

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VIDEO: Suspect arrested in the murder of a Kenyan Man, Mike Mulwa, in Alabama Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Police in Birmingham, Alabama, have arrested a man they believe fatally shot Mike Mulwa Ngangi, a 29 year old Kenyan entrepreneur, at a gas station in on Parkway East. The suspect, 18 year old Chandler Bryant of Birmingham, is being charged with capital murder and has been denied bond. He is suspected of fatally shooting Mr Mulwa on June 3rd at a Citgo Gas Station where the victim was working. Police at the time determined robbery was involved. READ: Shock as Kenyan entrepreneur, creator  of 254 brand shot and killed in Birmingham, Alabama Authorities confirmed to Kenya…

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Kenyan boy left in locked car in a parking lot dies as mother and lover make love in a hotel room Standard

An eight-year-old child died on Sunday in Bumula, Bungoma County, when his mother left him in a locked car. The woman and her lover are said to have gone to a hotel room near Mateka market and left the child in the vehicle without the engine running. Mateka location Chief Julius Barasa said the woman was identified as Christine Nasimiyu. “They left him with three bottles of soda but the baby died due to lack of fresh air,” said the chief. Police rescued the couple from an angry mob seeking to lynch them. The two were arrested and taken to…

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VIDEO: Kenyans in Atlanta raise over $30k to help take Mulwa’s body home for burial Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Kenyans in Atlanta were joined by their compatriots from other cities in the US Sunday as they packed the Kenyan American Community Church (KACC) in Marietta, Georgia, for a memorial service and a fundraiser to help with funeral arrangements for  for the late Mike Mulwa Ngangi (+254) whose body will be flown to Kenya for burial this week. Mulwa, 29, died 7 days ago after he was shot by a gunman at a gas station in Birmingham, Alabama, in what authorities have described as suspected robbery. On Sunday afternoon, over $30k was raised in record time. Watch…

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VIDEO UPDATE: More details emerge as owner of gas station where Mike Mulwa was killed speaks out Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Support the funeral arrangements for Mike Mulwa through Gofundme by clicking on this link Mike Mulwa Ngangi, the Kenyan entrepreneur  who was killed by robbers in Birmingham, Alabama, over the weekend, had been robbed at gun point the previous day and warned not to call the police,  Kenya Satellite Network can now reveal. Mulwa, popularly known as Mike 254, a USA based entrepreneur of 254 clothing, succumbed to a gunshot wound after he was shot by armed robbers at a  gas station on Saturday night. Eye witnesses told the police that the Citgo gas station where Mulwa…

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Shock as Atlanta-based man, the founder of 254 fashion brand, shot dead at a gas station in Alabama Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI Support the funeral arrangements for Mike Mulwa through Gofundme by clicking on this link An Atlanta-based Kenyan man succumbed to injuries Sunday morning after he was shot by a gunman while working at a petrol station in  Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Mike Mulwa, 29, died following an altercation on Saturday night at Citgo Company petrol station located on 9800 block of Parkway East in the City of Birmingham. A statement released by local police stated that officers responded to an emergency call at around 11.30 pm Saturday and found two people trying to resuscitate the victim. “Mulwa was…

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VIDEO: Diamond Platinumz tells University of Nairobi students he’ll attend Zari’s ex-husband’s funeral in Uganda Standard

Top ranked Tanzanian recording artiste, Diamond Platinumz, appeared on NTV’s The Trend which was recorded live in a packed auditorium at the University of Nairobi on Friday night and – among other things – told a cheering crowd that he would attend the burial of Zari’s ex husband. He was in Kenya for Koroga award ceremony and concert slated for Sunday in Nairobi. “Kwa kweli umekuwa ni wakati mgumu na kucancel tu show ya watu ghafla inawezekana ukapata taswira tofauti. Nimeongea na mzazi mwenzangu akanielewa. Nikimaliza hapa nitaenda Uganda kwa sababu ya mazishi (It has been a difficult time and…

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James Bond star Roger Moore dead at age 89 Standard

Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond in seven of the 007 films, has died. He was 89. His children shared the news on his verified Twitter account Tuesday that Moore had died in Switzerland after a “short but brave battle with cancer.” “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” the statement said. Moore’s relaxed style and sense of whimsy, which relied heavily on the arched eyebrow, seemed a commentary on the essential ridiculousness of the Bond films, in which the handsome…

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