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Fifty dairy cows almost got Former Cabinet Minister Maina Wanjigi fired

Former Cabinet minister Maina Wanjigi

It has been over 50 years since former minister Maina Wanjigi implemented a successful squatters’ settlement programme. The Nairobian can reveal that Wanjigi’s bosses had allegedly hatched a plot to fire him after he declined to break the rules. A millionaire-acre scheme spearheaded by Wanjigi in the 1960s then as …

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Michelle Obama speaks out on why she won’t be vying for President of United States

Michelle Obama Visits DC High School To Discuss Importance Of Education

Former First Lady Michelle Obama appeared to rule out running for elected office during her first public remarks since leaving the White House. The Q&A at an architecture convention in Orlando came days after her husband made his first public comments as ex-president at a Chicago university. Mrs Obama, who …

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Dashed Hopes as Kenyans’ Rush for South Sudan Bounty Backfires

Kenyans' Rush to South Sudan

She has oil. That has been enough selling point for South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation. Then came independence and Kenyans saw a window of opportunities. In Juba, the country’s capital city, they saw business, adventure and possibility of a second home too. But hardly seven years after independence, the …

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Sad Story of Kenyans Trapped in South Sudan

Sad Story of Kenyans Trapped in South Sudan

For 12 agonising months, they lived in captivity, surviving on wild herbs, boiled sorghum, and “busaa” in a remote South Sudanese village controlled by heavily armed rebels. This is the story of seven Kenyans living in a foreign land with no money and limited contact with the outside world. Moses …

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