A Kenyan man has made a most unusual request in offering a flock of animals to pay a dowry for 17-year-old Malia Obama‘s hand in marriage. The man, who works as a city attorney, plans to pay 50 cows, 70 sheep, and 30 goats as a “bride price” and hopes to meet with President Barack Obama.
The son of a government official was among the gunmen in the massacre at college in Kenya last week. Officials said Sunday (April 5) that Abdirahim Mohammed Abdullahi has been identified as one of the masked killers responsible for taking nearly 150 lives during a heinous attack at Garissa University College.
Earlier today, gunmen with affiliations to Al-Qaeda conducted a Kenyan University attack that has left 147 people dead and an entire country reeling.
A Chinese restaurant in Kenya was shut down by the government after its racist policy of refusing to serve Black patrons after 5PM went public. The restaurant was nestled in an affluent neighborhood in the capital city of Nairobi and was under operation despite not following proper protocol.
A chilling story emerged from Kenya this week after reports that police there fired tear gas against a group of elementary school children protesting the loss of a public playground. The students were joined by teachers and activists looking to stop a building developer from removing the play area.
A Kenyan man who was caught performing a lewd act with a grazing female goat faced the animal in court in a bizarre trial last Friday. Katana Kitsao Gona was sentenced to 10 years in prison, as the abused goat looked on.
After reports of billowing smoke appearing from the upscale shopping mall where Al-Shabaab Islamist extremists have killed and held hostages in a brazen attack, Kenyan forces are reportedly closing in. At the moment, the terrorist group and the security team are embroiled in an intense gunfight.
President Barack Obama, and wife Michelle Obama, will travel to Africa this summer, POLITICO reports. The couple will visit three countries starting in late June into early July.
Karl Rove may want to forget the whole thing ever happened, but a mother in Kenya will never let go of America’s 2012 Presidential Election, because she named her twins after each of the candidates. Millicent Owuor, 20, gave birth to two boys and named them Barack and Mitt.
For more than 35 years Habitat for Humanity has been building houses for families in need all over the globe, among its most recent Global Village trip was sending a team of 13 to Kenya in late September through early October. In this exclusive story, Hip-Hop Wired tracks, our senior culture editor, Latifah Muhammad’s, journeys […]
The son of Wisconsin Republican Senatorial candidate, Tommy Thompson may have thrown a wrench in his father’s campaign over distasteful comments about President Obama, but now he’s apologizing. According to Thompson’s campaign, Jason Thompson, apologizes for quipping that this year’s election is an opportunity to permanently remove Obama from Washington D.C. “We have the opportunity […]
Dirk Nowitzki is off the market. The Dallas Mavericks star married his Kenyan-born wife, Jessica Olsson, in a traditional ceremony celebrating her culture. In accordance with Kenyan rules, the Kikuyu wedding held by Nowitzki and Olsson, marks an announcement of the union, and is meant to allow both families to get to know each other. […]
Elderly women in Korogocho, Kenya are taking precautions to protect themselves after an outbreak of senior rapes have occurred in the down-trodden area of the community. The Gender Recovery Center at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital treated 2,357 victims of rape last year. Of the 1,118 adults who were victims of the crime, 223 women over […]