Category Archives: USA

VIDEO AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS: A Colorful Diaspora wedding held in Kenya Standard

BY ESTHER WANJOHI Our wedding brought many people together. Professor Cuthbert traveled from Kansas City MO to attend our May 20, 2017 wedding in Nairobi Kenya! As preparation to my current doctoral program, Professor Cuthbert taught me a subject known as “Futuring” which I think should be taught to everyone. “Futuring” is an attempt to make accurate predictions of what the future may hold. According to Edward Cornish (2004), there are now proven-techniques for exploring the future. Among the skills that can be acquired and used in Futuring is Foresight because it enables us to discern and anticipate risks and…

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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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VIDEO: The day Mike Mulwa thanked president Barack Obama for letting young immigrants pursue dreams Standard

Mike Mulwa Ngangi, the 29 year old Kenyan whose recent killing in Birmingham Alabama, has caused a public outcry among Kenyans in the US, was among the first people in 2012 to thank the then president Barack Obama for his decree allowing young illegal immigrants to pursue their dreams without being bothered by the authorities. READ RELATED: Shock as Kenyan man, owner of #254 brand, shot dead at a gas station in Alabama NTV’s correspondent BMJ Muriithi took a look at the implication of the surprise move and sought the views of some of the Kenyans residing in the United…

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VIDEO: Kenyans react as Uhuru mingles with top leaders of 7 world’s richest nations Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI The optics were near-perfect for Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta as he freely mingled and posed for photos Saturday with the who-is-who of the world’s seven richest nations, including US president Donald J Trump. The president’s press team (PSCU) was in its element and knew that it was a moment to savour…and they  did not disappoint. They made sure that not a single second  of the memorable moments was not broadcast to the world via photos and video posted on their social; media platforms. “This is not just any other event that His Excellency is attending. We have an…

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WATCH LIVE: Saudi King shakes Ivanka Tump’s hand as red carpet rolled out for American delegation Standard

President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia Saturday morning for his first stop abroad since taking office, a visit meant to bolster partnerships abroad that aides hope can reset a scandal-pocked narrative back home. It will be one of the most watched trips, especially because of some of his controversial speeches regarding the Muslims during the campaigns of 2016. Watch live: Trump’s stop in an enthusiastic Saudi capital is the first in an eight-day, five-country swing across the Middle East and Europe. The complex itinerary will bring Trump to the capitals of three great world religions and introduce him to…

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VIDEO: Family abandons house infested with hundreds of snakes in US Standard

BY BMJ MURIITHI The five-bedroom house sits on pastoral acreage in the rural U.S. countryside. At a price less than $180,000, it seemed a steal. But a bargain it wasn’t. Ben and Amber Sessions soon realized the dream home they’d purchased in Idaho for their growing family in 2009 was infested with hundreds upon hundreds of garter snakes. Watch the story here courtesy of ABC News: 5,119 total views, no views today

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The Joy of a Mother: Kenyan Man Takes 83-Year-Old Mum to Harvard University Standard

A Kenyan man has taken her 83 year-old mother to visit the famous Harvard University in the United States. Chris Mburu posted a powerful message accompanied by photos of him and his elderly mum at the world-renowned Harvard University. Mburu narrates his rise from poverty to attending one of the most prestigious education institutions in the world Mburu graduated from Harvard University 24 years ago, opted to facilitate her mother’s visit to the university after her mother, who supported his Education was unable to attend his graduation 24 years ago as it was it was too expensive to afford The…

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Kenyan man in US charged with rape, faces up to 16 years in prison Standard

A Kenyan man  was arrested early Wednesday in Greensburg, Illinois, on the suspicion of raping a woman in a hotel room. Police were called to the Baymont Inn at 2317 N. SR 3 shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday after a report of a sex offense, according to police call records. Law enforcement officials subsequently arrested Teddy M. Muriithi, 38, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois on a preliminary charge of rape. An oral probable cause hearing took place in Decatur County Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon, after which Muriithi was formally charged with rape, a Level 3 felony, according to court records.  A…

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Family reunites with Kenyan man in US health facility who hadn’t seen a visitor in 2 years Standard

Just a day after  reported that a Kenyan man admitted at an Assisted Living Facility in Wayne, New Jersey, had not seen a visitor for two years, the nephew of Bernard Mumo showed up at the Atrium Post Acute Care of Wayneview  accompanied by another relative. It was joy as the two hugged Mr Mumo  and posed for photos at the center. And although Mr Mumo remained expressionless, his love and appreciation could be vicariously felt in the room. Read also: Kenyan admitted at US post acute care center has no seen a visitor in 2 years Thereafter, friends…

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