DIASPORA NEWS

Equity Bank’s Share of Diaspora Remittances Hits Sh100 Billion
Equity Bank’s Share of Diaspora Remittances Hits Sh100 Billion
Equity Bank’s share of diaspora remittances hit Sh100 billion in the nine months to September 2019… read more...
Woman with Kenyan Roots, Rose Chebii, Found Dead in St. Augustine, Florida
Woman with Kenyan Roots, Rose Chebii, Found Dead in St. Augustine, Flo…
A 29-year-old woman with Kenyan roots was this week found dead in the Intracoastal Waterway in St.… read more...
Uhuru’s Nominee Mwende Mwinzi Wins Battle to Retain US Citizenship
Uhuru’s Nominee Mwende Mwinzi Wins Battle to Retain US Citizenship
President Kenyatta’s nominee for Kenya’s High Commissioner to South Korea, Mwende Mwinzi has won… read more...
Kenyan Charged with Choking, Sexually Assaulting Another Man While in ICE Detention in Pennsylvania
Kenyan Charged with Choking, Sexually Assaulting Another Man While in…
An arrest warrant for several felonies has been issued for a Kenyan man in York County,… read more...
Kenyans in the Diaspora and the Payment of Taxes in Kenya
Kenyans in the Diaspora and the Payment of Taxes in Kenya
Every Kenyan Citizen who has a Personal Identification Number (PIN) is required to file their tax… read more...
USCIS Proposes Strict Rule Change for Asylum Seekers to Obtain Work Authorization
USCIS Proposes Strict Rule Change for Asylum Seekers to Obtain Work Au…
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a proposed rule to make it harder for… read more...
US Court Finds Kenyan David Njuguna Guilty in Crash that Killed Massachusetts State Trooper
US Court Finds Kenyan David Njuguna Guilty in Crash that Killed Massac…
A United States court has convicted Kenyan man, David Njuguna of involuntary manslaughter in the… read more...
Are You a Kenyan in the Diaspora and Planning to Return to Kenya? Here is What You Can Relocate With
Are You a Kenyan in the Diaspora and Planning to Return to Kenya? Here…
For a Kenyan who has lived in the diaspora, when moving back to Kenya you are allowed, among other… read more...
US-Based Kenyan Bishop Admonishes Kenyans Who Go Drinking Alcohol at Funerals in the US
US-Based Kenyan Bishop Admonishes Kenyans Who Go Drinking Alcohol at F…
A US-based Kenyan bishop has blasted some Kenyan immigrants living in the US, accusing them of… read more...
Kenyan Nurses in the US Hold a Medical Camp in Atlanta
Kenyan Nurses in the US Hold a Medical Camp in Atlanta
Kenyan nurses in the United States over the weekend gave back to the community by conducting a… read more...
Kenyan Man on Trial for Manslaughter Kicked Out of Massachusetts Court for Being Rowdy
Kenyan Man on Trial for Manslaughter Kicked Out of Massachusetts Court…
A Kenyan man on trial for manslaughter in Worcester, Massachusetts, was last week kicked out of… read more...
Gov’t Opens Probe into Kenya Qatar Diaspora Sacco over alleged Mishandling of Members’ Deposits
Gov’t Opens Probe into Kenya Qatar Diaspora Sacco over alleged Mishand…
The government has placed Kenya Qatar Diaspora Sacco Society under scrutiny following allegations… read more...
Suicide Cases among Kenyan Students in the US Cause Alarm
Suicide Cases among Kenyan Students in the US Cause Alarm
The number of death cases involving Kenyan students abroad, especially in the US, has caused alarm… read more...
Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Record is Fake, US-Based Kenyan Lawyer Makau Mutua Says
Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Record is Fake, US-Based Kenyan…
US-based Kenyan lawyer Prof. Makau Mutua has poked holes at athlete Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-tw0-hour… read more...
 Video of Stanford University Student Norah Jelagat Before Her Death Emerges Online
Video of Stanford University Student Norah Jelagat Before Her Death E…
An autopsy report released last week revealed the cause of the death of Norah Borus Chelagat, a 24-… read more...
[WATCH] Causes of High Divorce Rates among Kenyan Couples in the US Discussed
[WATCH] Causes of High Divorce Rates among Kenyan Couples in the US Di…
An alarm has been raised over the high rate of divorce among Kenyans in the diaspora, especially… read more...
Optiven Launches App to Enable Kenyans in Diaspora Buy Land
Optiven Launches App to Enable Kenyans in Diaspora Buy Land
Leading Kenyan real estate company Optiven Group has launched a mobile application in a bid to ease… read more...
US-Based Kenyan Promoter Responds to Singer Akothee Mistreatment Claims
US-Based Kenyan Promoter Responds to Singer Akothee Mistreatment Claim…
US-based Kenyan events promoter Sarah Okindo has given her side of the story after singer Esther… read more...
Kenyan Family in Distress after Daughter Goes Missing in Saudi Arabia
Kenyan Family in Distress after Daughter Goes Missing in Saudi Arabia
A distressed Kenyan family is looking for their kin who reportedly went missing shortly after… read more...
Norah Chelagat, a Kenyan Student at Stanford University Died of Suicide, Says Medical Examiner
Norah Chelagat, a Kenyan Student at Stanford University Died of Suicid…
The Santa Clara (California) Medical Examiner’s Office says a Kenyan student at Stanford University… read more...
Meet Regina Mungai, a Diaspora Returnee Making a Fortune from Herbs Farming
Meet Regina Mungai, a Diaspora Returnee Making a Fortune from Herbs Fa…
After moving back to Kenya from the US a few years ago, Regina Mungai is making a killing from… read more...
Former US-Based Kenyan Singer Nyashinski Weds Long-Time Girlfriend Zia Jepkemei
Former US-Based Kenyan Singer Nyashinski Weds Long-Time Girlfriend Zia…
Popular Kenyan rapper Nyamari Ongegu, alias Nyashinski, finally tied the knot with his long-time… read more...
Kenyan Student Erick Kang'ethe Found Dead on the Campus of University of Massachusetts Amherst
Kenyan Student Erick Kang'ethe Found Dead on the Campus of Univer…
A Kenyan studying Computer Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was on Wednesday… read more...
Kenya Diaspora Remittances Growth Slows Down
Kenya Diaspora Remittances Growth Slows Down
Kenyans abroad sent home Sh22.11 billion in September, pushing the cumulative nine-month diaspora… read more...
Kenyan Man Convicted of Terror-Related Charges in the UK Escapes Deportation
Kenyan Man Convicted of Terror-Related Charges in the UK Escapes Depor…
A London-based court has saved a Kenyan national convicted of terror-related charges from… read more...
Kenyans in the Diaspora Send Home Sh215 Billion in 9 Months
Kenyans in the Diaspora Send Home Sh215 Billion in 9 Months
Kenyans living abroad sent home about Sh22.1 billion in September as diaspora remittances stagnated… read more...
Makau Mutua: Kenyans in Kenya Hate those in Diaspora, They Only See Dollar Signs in Them
Makau Mutua: Kenyans in Kenya Hate those in Diaspora, They Only See Do…
US-based Kenyan lawyer Prof. Makau Mutua has hit out at Kenyans at home for treating their… read more...
Miguna Miguna Denies Holding Secret Meeting with DP William Ruto in Europe
Miguna Miguna Denies Holding Secret Meeting with DP William Ruto in Eu…
Deported Kenyan-Canadian lawyer Miguna Miguna has dismissed reports about his alleged secret… read more...
5 Kenyan Men to be Deported from Bahrain after Attacking their Compatriot
5 Kenyan Men to be Deported from Bahrain after Attacking their Compatr…
Five Kenyan men are set to be deported from Bahrain after they assaulted and badly injured their… read more...
Missing 15-Year-Old Kenyan-Born Girl Found Dead in a River in Germany
Missing 15-Year-Old Kenyan-Born Girl Found Dead in a River in Germany…
A 15-year-old Kenyan-born girl who went missing in Potsdam, Germany last week was on Tuesday found… read more...