DIASPORA NEWS

Kenyan-Born Prof Magdalene Odundo Named Chancellor of UK's University of Creative Arts
Kenyan-Born Prof Magdalene Odundo Named Chancellor of UK's Univer…
Kenyan born, UK-based Professor Magdalene Odundo has been named the new Chancellor of United… read more...
Four Kenyans Found Guilty in South Sudan's Office of the President Multi-Million Theft Case
Four Kenyans Found Guilty in South Sudan's Office of the Presiden…
High Court in South Sudan has acquitted six of 16 people accused of stealing millions of dollars… read more...
KCB Bank Courts Kenyans In Diaspora as Remittances Upsurge
KCB Bank Courts Kenyans In Diaspora as Remittances Upsurge
Huge remittances by Kenyans living abroad has forced Kenya Commercial Bank (CBK) to court the… read more...
New Documentary Reveals the Rough Life Kenyans in the US Go Through
New Documentary Reveals the Rough Life Kenyans in the US Go Through
A newly released documentary has revealed the silent challenges that Kenyan immigrants living in… read more...
Equity Bank Targets Kenyans in Diaspora in New Medical Insurance Plan
Equity Bank Targets Kenyans in Diaspora in New Medical Insurance Plan
The Equity Insurance Agency has unveiled a new medical cover targeting Kenyans living in the… read more...
Kenya Diaspora Group in Heated Exchange over Unaccounted Sh500,000 Raila's Campaign Funds
Kenya Diaspora Group in Heated Exchange over Unaccounted Sh500,000 Rai…
A National Super Alliance (NASA) diaspora fundraising group is entangled in accountability wrangle… read more...
Kenya Supreme Court Verdict Dominates Talks at Kenyan Scholars' Conference in the US
Kenya Supreme Court Verdict Dominates Talks at Kenyan Scholars' C…
Kenya's ambassador to the US and a US-based Kenyan legal scholar have offered distinct assessments… read more...
Kenyans in Diaspora Raise Funds for Raila Odinga's Campaign
Kenyans in Diaspora Raise Funds for Raila Odinga's Campaign
National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga's campaign has been bolstered by… read more...
Next of Kin Sought for a Kenyan Woman Who Died in the UK
Next of Kin Sought for a Kenyan Woman Who Died in the UK
Joyce Wanjiru Chege, 48 years old, was found dead at her home in the UK by her boss. Efforts by the… read more...
Kenyan Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison on Drug Related Charges in Dubai Given Stricter Sentence on Appeal
Kenyan Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison on Drug Related Charges in…
A Kenyan man who appealed his one year sentence for drug related charges has instead been handed… read more...
US-Based Kenyan Lawyer Demands $100,000 in Defamation Suit Against Blogger
US-Based Kenyan Lawyer Demands $100,000 in Defamation Suit Against Blo…
A US-based Kenyan lawyer has filed a defamation suit in against a Kenyan blogger for failing to… read more...
Kenyan Executive Narrates Her Frantic Efforts to Fly Out of US after Hurricane Warning
Kenyan Executive Narrates Her Frantic Efforts to Fly Out of US after H…
A Kenyan woman has revealed how she, together with a colleague got stranded in Miami, Florida in… read more...
US Clears Kenya Airways to Operate Direct Flights to Washington
US Clears Kenya Airways to Operate Direct Flights to Washington
The US has granted Kenya's national carrier, Kenya Airways clearance to fly direct flights from… read more...
Kenya's Diaspora Remittances Hit Sh90 Billion in the First Half of 2017
Kenya's Diaspora Remittances Hit Sh90 Billion in the First Half o…
Remittances by Kenyans living abroad have risen by 4.1 per cent in the first half of the year to $… read more...
Kenyan Dad in the US Excites Twitter Users for Accompanying Daughter to Class
Kenyan Dad in the US Excites Twitter Users for Accompanying Daughter t…
A Kenyan man in the US is trending on Twitter after he posted a photo of him accompanying his… read more...
Fundraiser Launched for Kenyan Diaspora Community Affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas
Fundraiser Launched for Kenyan Diaspora Community Affected by Hurrican…
Churches and civic organizations have launched a fundraising drive for a dozen of Kenyans living in… read more...
Former US-Based Lawyer Susan Kihika Named Senate Majority Chief Whip
Former US-Based Lawyer Susan Kihika Named Senate Majority Chief Whip
Former US-based lawyer Susan Kihika has been appointed as the Majority Chief Whip in the Kenyan… read more...
Josphat Loukot's Journey from a Street Boy in Baringo to Duke University in the US
Josphat Loukot's Journey from a Street Boy in Baringo to Duke Uni…
Josphat Loukot had lived in the streets for several years, before Full Gospel Churches of Kenya in… read more...
Kenyan Man Arrested, Charged with Threatening Passers-By Using Illegal Firearm in Iowa
Kenyan Man Arrested, Charged with Threatening Passers-By Using Illegal…
A Kenyan man was on Monday charged in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with being in possession of an illegal… read more...
Susan Njeri Kariuki, Founder of Karisan Media in Dallas, Texas Passes On in the US
Susan Njeri Kariuki, Founder of Karisan Media in Dallas, Texas Passes…
Susan Njeri Kariuki, the founder of Dallas, Texas-based Karisan Media passed away on Friday at a… read more...
Job Mogire: My Journey from Rural Kisii to Harvard University
Job Mogire: My Journey from Rural Kisii to Harvard University
Job Mogire beat all odds to rise from Kerongorori Seventh Day Adventist Mixed Secondary School in… read more...
US-Based Lawyer Martin Oketch Enters Race for Homa Bay County Assembly Speaker
US-Based Lawyer Martin Oketch Enters Race for Homa Bay County Assembly…
US-based lawyer Martin Oketch has become the latest entrant in an already flooded race for Homa Bay… read more...
Diaspora Returnee and Newly Elected Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika Embroiled in Child Custody Feud
Diaspora Returnee and Newly Elected Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika Embroi…
Former US-based lawyer and newly-elected Nakuru County Senator Susan Kihika is embroiled in a… read more...
 Kenyan-Born, Dallas-Based Doctor Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud
Kenyan-Born, Dallas-Based Doctor Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison for…
A Kenyan-born doctor has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay $18 million in… read more...
US-Based Scholar Passes Away in Kenya after Flash Flood Accident
US-Based Scholar Passes Away in Kenya after Flash Flood Accident
US-based scholar Dr. Vincent Kandagor Chesire, of Knoxville, Tennessee has passed on in Kenya after… read more...
Kenyan Professor Visiting the US Drowns While Snorkeling at a Lake in Florida
Kenyan Professor Visiting the US Drowns While Snorkeling at a Lake in…
A Kenyan professor visiting the United States on a conference lost his life after drowning in a… read more...
Kenya Diaspora Remmitances Rise
Kenya Diaspora Remmitances Rise
Kenyans living abroad have increased the amount of money they send to the country by Sh3.64 billion… read more...
WorldRemit Inks Deal with National Bank of Kenya to Enhance Diaspora Transactions
WorldRemit Inks Deal with National Bank of Kenya to Enhance Diaspora T…
The National Bank of Kenya has inked a deal with global digital money transfer service WorldRemit… read more...
US-Based Prof Makau Mutua Dismisses Delisting of KHRC, Says Won't Recognize Uhuru as President
US-Based Prof Makau Mutua Dismisses Delisting of KHRC, Says Won't…
Professor Makau Mutua has hit out at Non-governmental Organization board chairman Fazul Mahamed for… read more...
21-Year-Old Kenyan Man Brutally Murdered in Houston, Texas
21-Year-Old Kenyan Man Brutally Murdered in Houston, Texas
Emmanuel Milton Okoth, a 21-year-old Kenyan man, was brutally murdered in Houston Texas last… read more...