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Cytonn Investments targets diaspora with US office in Maryland

Private equity firm Cytonn Investments has opened an office in Maryland, US, targeting the diaspora. The office is located at 6411 Ivy Lane in Greenbelt, Maryland, a suburb of the… Read more »

UK Government lifts restrictions on recruiting nurses from overseas

Restrictions on nurse recruitment from overseas changed Government announces temporary changes to restrictions on nurse recruitment from outside European Economic Area to ensure safe staffing levels across the NHS. Nurses… Read more »

Kenyans in the US can now deposit money instantly from mobile app WAVE to Kenyan Bank Accounts

Money transfer Service Wave is now enabling its users in the US to transfer money from their accounts to an account in Kenya. The popular service which has made sending money… Read more »

Kenyan woman Pleads Guilty to $2.7 Million Fraud Scheme in Maryland

Former employee at Sheppard Pratt signed off invoices from Towson health system to company she and her husband secretly owned. A high-ranking Sheppard Pratt employee and her husband pleaded guilty… Read more »

Kenyan man stuck in India for three months over Sh1.5m hospital bill

A Kenyan man has been stuck in an Indian hospital for three months over an unpaid Sh1.5m hospital bill. According to his children Linnet Wambui, 22, an engineering student at… Read more »

Desperation of diaspora returnees who can’t find jobs in Kenya

A mental health graduate from the Buckinghamshire New University, Odhiambo worked for Ealing Hospital a district general National Health Service hospital in West London, for five years as a psychiatric… Read more »

Kenya nursing assistant license suspended after rape charges in King County, Washinton  State

Officials have suspended the license of a nursing assistant after he was charged in King County with raping a blind, deaf and mentally disabled person in his care. The license… Read more »

Kenyans in Diaspora Laments Exclusion from Parastatal Appointments

The Diaspora Professionals Network wishes to register its disappointment over the apparent exclusion of the Diaspora from the recent appointments made by President Uhuru Kenyatta to the various parastatal organizations…. Read more »

The story of Atlanta-based valet parker and gourmet Lawrence Njuguna [VIDEO]

 Filmmaker Troy Stains documents the story of Atlanta-based valet parker and gourmet Lawrence Njuguna, who inspired this year’s New South Family Supper. Where Credit is Due: Lawrence of Atlanta Each… Read more »

Eng. Michelle Boit: From Texas working in a Walmart to an Engineer for Tullow Oil Kenya

Meet Michelle Boit Well Services Engineer East Africa Tullow Oil Kenya, born in Texas where she spent her early years of life before her parents moved back to Kenya and… Read more »

Kenyans in US Claim Valuables Stolen from their Bags at JKIA [VIDEO]

Every year, thousands of Kenyans pass through Jomo Kenyatta international airport either on their way out of the country or as they come back home from foreign trips. And although… Read more »

US Green Card Lottery (DV-2017) Registration Begins

Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery – DV 2017 Lottery Registration OFFICIAL USA GREEN CARD LOTTERY PROGRAM 2015 FOR DV-2017 The Official USA Government Diversity Visa Lottery Immigration and Naturalization program is chance to Live,… Read more »

Black Immigrants in U.S. Earning 30% More than U.S. Born Blacks

Different economies emerging for the ‘different flavors of black’ As the black population in the United States grows, the diversity in the black community is unprecedented. According to new research… Read more »

From Narok to New York: Sianto Sikawa strutting her stuff with catwalk giants

When you mention the New York Fashion week, the names that immediately come to mind are Kendall Jenner, Gidi Hadid, Bella Hadid and Karlie Kloss, all of whom model for… Read more »

Uhuru’s meeting with Kenyans in New York cancelled

A scheduled meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyans living in and around New York has been cancelled. A statement sent to the Nation by an official at the Kenyan… Read more »