There are about 100,000 people born in Kenya who are now living in America. Over the last 50 years, there's been a growing number of Kenyans immigrating to America. In fact, the number is doubling.

They live in clusters in Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas and in parts of the West Coast. They stay connected through a mix of old and new technology.

"We have truckers, we have taxi drivers, we have delivery van drivers and we spend our time learning by listening to what is currently happening," Davis Maina says.

UDF Party and Amani Coalition Leader Musalia Mudavadi on Monday moved to set records clear over weekend caution to government over inclusiveness in public appointments.

Mudavadi noted that his remarks has been distorted to potray opposition as only interested in joining the government.

Mudavadi said he made the call because of facts that the country is experiencing ethnic tensions and tottering towards ethnic conflict partly due to disparity in public appointments that favour certain communities at the expense of others.

The Industrial Court on Monday revoked a legal notice published by Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi removing workers’ and employers’ representatives from the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) board of trustees.

Lady Justice Monica Mbaru lifted the notice pending the hearing and determination of a case filed by the Central Organisation Trade Unions (Cotu) and its secretary general Francis Atwoli.

In the legal notice, Mr Kambi had removed Mr Atwoli and Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) chief executive Ms Jacqueline Mugo from the board.

Kenya defence forces and spokesman’s twitter accounts have been hacked by group Anonymous. The group also hacked a government agent website.

The official twitter account of KDF Spokesman Major Emmanuel Chirchir was hacked and used to send abusive information on Sunday night and Monday morning.

Major Chirchir is urging the public to ignore any postings on the timelines of the two accounts because they are posted by imposters.

“We are working hard to address the issue. Let the public be patient as experts work on it,” said Chirchir.

Cord leader Raila Odinga will convene a joint Opposition parliamentary group meeting as differences in Wiper Party on whether to support the referendum or not, play out.

The Tuesday meeting is aimed at drumming up support for the “Okoa Kenya” campaign. Cord will launches structures for the drive this week.

Mwingi North MP John Munuve Sunday opposed plans for a referendum, saying it was unnecessary and also not a priority.

A dispute between a Nyeri property firm Mathingira Wholesalers against retired President Mwai Kibaki, his brother and four elderly men resumes today.

In the suit, dating back to 2008, the firm claims the building’s land title was still in the name of the six men who founded the property firm in the 70s. The building in question houses a leading entertainment joint and rental houses.

At least three people were killed and several others injured on Sunday night when a group of gunmen attacked the Soweto area of Likoni, Mombasa.

The attackers, reports say, were at least eight and wore black t-shirts and red ribbons.

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A bill before the Georgia Legislature could prevent illegal immigrants from being able to get a marriage license or access to water and sewage services in the state.

The bill sponsored by Sen. Barry Loudermilk, a Cassville Republican, has gotten a lot of attention because it would also bar illegal immigrants from the state's public colleges, universities and technical schools.

Degree and diploma certificate holders from one of the oldest and distinguished universities in the country are apprehensive about the validity of their papers after National Assembly Speaker, Justin Muturi directed early this month that further investigations be carried out to establish whether the institution has breached the Universities Act. Muturi delivered the ruling on July 3 when the chairperson of the Departmental Committee on Education, Research and Technology, Sabina Chege failed to convince the House regarding the matter as demanded by Machakos Town MP, Victor Munyaka.

Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has been appointed the Honorary Consul for Cyprus in Kenya.

Kalonzo has been appointed by the Cyprus government to represent the interest of the country in Kenya. This is after approval by the Kenyan government.

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