Diaspora

Kenyan man says driving a truck in US was all he dreamt of doing

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
Initially, I struggled a lot trying to understand the American accent as I could not get the instructions given by the dispatcher, says Njuguna Muchaba, who left Kenya for the US in 2003 and now lives in Alabama with his wife and three kids. “Nimahingagira ciugo muno, (they muffle their words a lot),” he says. Read More

VIDEO: TV anchor reads report of husband’s death on live bulletin

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
An Indian television presenter has been praised for her calmness and bravery after reading out a breaking news report of a road accident which killed her husband. Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on the IBC-24 news channel in Chhattisgarh state on Saturday when a reporter phoned in live with details of an accident Read More

What is causing all these divorces in the Diaspora?

9 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
I will say this as blunt as possible, mwenda kumena mumene!  What is it this with all these divorces going around? The last time I checked, the Good Book says, whatever God has put together, no man should put asunder. But we have come to a point where if one partner gets to earn a Read More

VIDEO: Immigrants arrested in US as they attend Green Card Interviews

10 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
Five immigrants were arrested by U.S. Immigration officers after they showed up for their Green Card interviews in Lawrence, Massachusetts. According to WBUR radio in Boston, the five were arrested on Wednesday after showing up at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. One of the immigrant arrested who was from Brazil had a Read More

UPDATE ON 20 year old Gift Kamau missing in the St Louis, Missouri area

10 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 2
As reported last week, a Kenyan student Gift Kamau has been reported missing in the St Louis area, Missouri. (Read: Kenyan girl reported missing in St Louis, Missouri) We did not have a lot of details last week but additional ones have been availed that might help with her last whereabouts. Gift Kamau was born Read More

Scrap degree requirement for governors, Matiang’i says

10 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
Education cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said the law requiring Kenyans to have a degree in order to vie for gubernatorial positions should be scrapped. Speaking  last week in Boston, Massachusetts, US, Dr Matiang’i said the requirement is leading to rising cases of forgeries and falsification of academic papers among Kenyans. “Kenya should emulate the Read More

VIDEO: Kenyan woman gets free life-changing face surgery at US hospital

10 months ago Dunia Times Reporter 0
By jambonewspot A Kenyan woman whose face has been disfigured since she was 3 years old received a potentially life saving surgery at no charge in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Maureen Kimani, 20, who hails from Kandara in Muranga received burns on her face and arms when a stove light ignited a couch lighting up Read More
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