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[VIDEO] In medicine, Nigerian-Kenyan immigrant to Lowell ‘found a reason to keep going’

Noreen Chioma Okwara was a teenager in Mombasa, Kenya, when her 9-year-old brother died from injuries he suffered in a car accident because he didn’t get the medical care he… Read more »

Dr Gilbert Ogonji, noted Kenyan-American Professor at Coppin State University in Baltimore, MD dies

Gilbert O. Ogonji, former longtime professor of biology and chair of Coppin State University’s Department of Natural Sciences, died March 13 at his Silver Spring home from pulmonary fibrosis. He… Read more »

Cyber gang stole Sh2.3m from a bank account and ruined our wedding in Kenya , says couple living in the US

“Had our bank account not been hacked and our Sh2.3 million carted away by three faceless individuals, we would have had our dream wedding last December. But because the hackers… Read more »

Kenyan woman is found dead inside her apartment in Lowell, Massachusetts

The Kenyan community in Boston is reeling with shock once again as a 30 year old woman, Joanne Njeri Gitau was found dead in her apartment in Lowell, barely 2… Read more »

Car drives into Kenyan Jambo Café in Santa Fe, New Mexico, injuring several, causing extensive damage

A 81-year-old woman plowed her car through the front window of Jambo Café on Cerrillos Road during the lunch hour Thursday, forcing customers to dive out of the vehicle’s path… Read more »

[VIDEO] Kenyan-Born, branch Manager in Bessemer, Alabama, Receives Regions Bank’s Top Associate Honor

Native Kenyan Edward Lubembe inspired by his own journey to help others achieve in life When Edward Lubembe was growing up in Kenya, he wasn’t sure what he wanted to… Read more »

For a young man once retweeted by Oprah, Jessie Karangu is still exploring his Kenyan identity

As a young man with multiple identities growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, how does one find an identity that relates to cultural community and simultaneously one with your American peers?… Read more »

29 Kenyan women and three Pakistani nationals arrested for Prostitution in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh District Police raided a residential building being used for prostitution and arrested 29 Kenyan women and three Pakistani nationals running the racket. Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 29… Read more »

Kenyan Teacher Journeys from Nairobi to North Carolina [VIDEO]

One day in May 2015, James Gitau Mwangi was reading in the library at the American Reference Center in Nairobi when he overheard a conversation that changed his life. The… Read more »

Kenyan-born Paralympian forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet in UK

Anne Wafula Strike says she was left humiliated after three-hour journey on CrossCountry train with no disabled toilet An award-winning Paralympic athlete and disabilities campaigner says she was “completely robbed… Read more »

[VIDEO] Kenyan man found dead along a fence in Lakewood, Washington

A Kenyan man was found dead along a fence in Lakewood, Washington. The body of Sam Nyutu was recovered by Lakewood homicide detectives after a passerby called 911 early Monday… Read more »

Kenyan living in Texas dies in Amsterdam returning from X-mas holiday in Kenya

A Kenyan woman living in College Station, Texas has died in Amsterdam on her way back from Kenya after a family holiday. Faith Mugwe Kairu died on Monday while in… Read more »

Kenyan man Euticus Mubia Wanjugu from Lowell Massachusetts killed in car crash

Driver seriously hurt in crash on 495 in Westford State police are investigating a crash on Interstate 495 southbound in Westford the night of Dec. 30 that left a driver… Read more »

D.C. Flippers:Kenya Native and Her Husband in the USA Star in New HGTV House Flipping Show [VIDEO]

Owners of a Columbia Heights real estate brokerage firm are the faces of a new HGTV pilot. “D.C. Flippers” will feature local couple Ati and Rob Williams — owners of… Read more »

Dallas hip-hop radio station K104 hires Kenyan DJ Ivy Awino “Poizon Ivy”, the current Dallas Mavericks’ DJ

The first female DJ for the Dallas Mavericks will now be spinning music on Saturday and Sunday nights for KKDA-FM (104.5). DJ Poizon Ivy, born Ivy Awino, is hosting the… Read more »