Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Allah said: MOUNTAINS PREVENT EARTHQUAKE

According to Quran mountains prevent earthquake or the shaking of the earth.In Sura Al-Anbiyaa (Chapter 21 verse# 31)
It says
" And We have placed on the earth firm mountains, lest it should shake with them"

If Mountains are there to stop the earth from shaking, then why do we see so many earthquakes in mountainous regions?. For example, Japan is a mountainous zone but it has 1500 earthquakes every year.'Shaking of the earth' and earth quakes mean the same thing right? Mountains are created because of the movement of tectonic plates. They do not stablize the earth or prevent shaking of the earth. This verse is clearly in error

Monday, May 30, 2011

I urge Kenyans to turn away from corruption

UK ex-minister jailed for lies thrills Kenyans at MPs prayers
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A former top British minister whose political career collapsed following his imprisonment headlined National Prayer Breakfast meeting with stern and sobering sermon: impunity is an illusion.

Mr Jonathan Aitken starred at the forum graced by President Kibaki, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, with a testimony of his tribulations, weaved in light moments and sarcasm to pitch for transformation. Aitken recalled times in positions of power and influence, painting the familiar picture of the arrogant politician deluded that "he could get away with anything", before a humbling 18-month sentence for perjury in 1999.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

A Letter to Harold Camping and Those Who Expected Judgment Day

[Note: Many thanks to those who have shared this letter.  Thanks to Ed, Dillon, Collin, and others who've posted links so far.  Please consider connecting with me on Facebook or Twitter, and please see the UPDATE at the end.]

When people say, “It’s not the end of the world,” they usually mean those words to be comforting.  Yet those words will not be comforting to you.  Not today.  That the Day of the Lord did not arrive when you had expected it to arrive will be a source of profound disappointment, of embarrassment, and perhaps — now or in the days to come — of disillusionment with your faith.
Harold Camping
You were wrong.  Let’s face that fact.  You were confidently wrong.  You believed with all the fervency of a hopeful heart, a heart that longed to see God and longed to see the day when suffering would cease and justice would reign and the truth of God would be made known.  When people mocked you for what you believed, you thought to yourself, Just wait and you’ll see.  Today I will be thought a fool for Christ; tomorrow the world will see that we were right.

Every soul that walks in darkness is headed for sorrow

  • This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. (1 John 1:5 NKJV)
  • "As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world." (John 9:5 NKJV)
  • "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, by the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death Light has dawned." (Matthew 4:15-16 NKJV)
  • In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. This man came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light. That was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world. (John 1:4-9 NKJV)
  • The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light. (Revelation 21:23 NKJV)
  • The work of the Holy Spirit
  • And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged. (John 16:8-11 NKJV)
  • Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance? (Romans 2:4 NKJV)
  • For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death (2 Corinthians 7:10 NKJV)
Commentary
  • Every soul that walks in darkness is headed for sorrow.
  • Either that sorrow will lead to despair, and eventually to death; or it will lead to a turning from darkness to light, from Satan to God.
  • Jesus Christ is the only true Light that will cure the sorrow of the world.
  • The Holy Spirit has His role: to convict of sin, righteousness, and judgment.
  • John demonstrates ours: "sent to bear witness of that Light".
  • Oh, to be like Moses - whose face shone from being in the presence of God!

SATAN'S CHARACTER

Satan's character is dark because he is completely, and eternally, severed from God's everlasting Light.
  • "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven..." (Luke 10:18 NKJV)
  • How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! (Isaiah 14:12 NKJV)
  • "...if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!" (Matthew 6:23 NKJV)
  • ...God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. (1 John 1:5 NKJV)

Saturday, May 28, 2011

KENYAN TYCOON IN SH7 BILLION TRITON FRAUD ARRESTED

A July 2009 report by the African Centre for Open Governance (Africog) warned Mr Devani enjoyed good political connections. In this file photo Mr Yagnesh Devani (second right) is with from left Prime Minister Raila Odinga, former Vice-President Moody Awori and Deputy PM Uhuru Kenyatta when Triton company launched its operations in Kenya in 2006. Photo/FILE
A July 2009 report by the African Centre for Open Governance (Africog) warned Mr Devani enjoyed good political connections. In this file photo Mr Yagnesh Devani (second right) is with from left Prime Minister Raila Odinga, former Vice-President Moody Awori and Deputy PM Uhuru Kenyatta when Triton company launched its operations in Kenya in 2006. Photo/FILE
The proprietor of Triton Petroleum Ltd Yagnesh Devani was arrested in London on Thursday.

IT'S BACK TO THE COURTS IN WANJIRU FAMILY DISPUTE

Terezah Njeri Kamau (centre) at Lee Funeral Home Nairobi on May 27,2011 during the post-mortem of her husband Olympic champion Samuel Wanjiru . PHOTO / William Oeri
Terezah Njeri Kamau (centre) at Lee Funeral Home Nairobi on May 27,2011 during the post-mortem of her husband Olympic champion Samuel Wanjiru . PHOTO / William Oeri
The family and legal disputes surrounding fallen marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru will play out in court from Thursday.

WANJIRU. A CARPENTER CLAIMS HE IS THE REAL FATHER


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OL KALAU, Kenya, May 27 – Just about two weeks after the death of Olympic  Marathon Champion Samuel Wanjiru, another man has emerged claiming to be his  biological father.

Fifty six year-old Lucas Kamotho Kameri claimed to  have sired the marathoner after they met with his mother Hannah Wanjiru at her  home in Matura village, Ol-Kalou division of Nyandarua North district.

KENYAN COUPLE IN FLORIDA DEVELOPS A UNIQUE BLEND OF COFFEE

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We are coffee farmers from Kenya. Kenya produces some of the world's richest and smoothest 100% arabica coffees that have no bitter after-taste. Our coffees are USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified. With today's foods and beverages undergoing so much processing, we thought a super food like Reishi Mushroom would be a perfect mix for our fast paced community. This form of Mushroom is easily absorbed into the body and it comes with seveal proven health benefits.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

It's business: From Kitale-Kenya to Loliondo-Tanzania



 
While Tanzanians are at their usual "laid back" life style, Kenyans are capitalising on ‘Babu’ herbal cure, or at least that's what Marc Nkwame of The Daily News saw it in Arusha.

Kenyan authorities have started promoting the herbal 'magic cure' at Samunge Village in Loliondo Division, Arusha Region, urging foreigners to go there through Nairobi.

No Pain... NO GAIN!!

Kimberly Merrell: Her Battle to Live or Give Life

RAILA ODINGA PAID $7,000 A NIGHT FOR US HOTEL ROOM

Photo/PMPS Prime Minister Raila Odinga meets the Governor of Florida Rick Scott in Florida, US April 14, 2011
Photo/PMPS Prime Minister Raila Odinga meets the Governor of Florida Rick Scott in Florida, US April 14, 2011

Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Wednesday dazzled Parliament by acknowledging that he was accommodated in the Presidential Suite of a plush US hotel which an MP said cost the taxpayer Sh602,000 ($7,000) a night.

High cost of living in Kenya forces women into prostitution

A woman carries her belongings as she leaves her makeshift house which is made with clay, at Kibera slum in Nirobi September 16, 2009. REUTERS/Noor Khamis
A woman carries her belongings as she leaves her makeshift house which is made with clay, at Kibera slum in Nirobi September 16, 2009. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

NAIROBI, KENYA – In the narrow corridors of the  Majengo slums in eastern Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, a group of  light-skinned women sit outside a house in the morning. A man approaches  and together they disappear inside the house.

A  woman, Mama Njeri, who sells fruit across the road from the house, says  the women are prostitutes and that they have been running their  business there since she set up her fruit stand three years ago.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Outrage over “cash for contraception” offer to HIV-positive women


KAKAMEGA, 12 May 2011 (PlusNews) – The Kenyan government and rights groups have expressed outrage at a project in western Kenya that is paying HIV-positive women to undergo long-term contraception.

Project Prevention, a US-based NGO, offers cash to drug addicts in the US and the UK to undergo long-term contraception or permanent sterilization. In 2010, the project started offering HIV-positive women in western Kenya US$40 to be fitted with intrauterine devices (IUDs), which can prevent pregnancy for over a decade.

End of Matiba family empire as Hillcrest goes on sale

The prestigious Hillcrest Group of Schools owned by politician Kenneth Matiba is up for sale, signalling a possible end to one of independent Kenya’s largest family-owned business empires. File photo
The prestigious Hillcrest Group of Schools owned by politician Kenneth Matiba is up for sale, signalling a possible end to one of independent Kenya’s largest family-owned business empires. File photo
The prestigious Hillcrest Group of  Schools owned by politician Kenneth Matiba is up for sale, signalling a possible end to one of independent Kenya’s largest family-owned business empires.

Barclays Bank of Kenya — the creditor who put the politician-cum-businessman’s schools under receivership in 2005 over a Sh620 million debt — last week advertised the schools for sale after an out-of-court  settlement was agreed upon by the two parties.

Kenyan boy receives free heart surgery

Nancy Ironjo holds her son, Regan, 6, at their home in Columbia last week. Regan has had three open-heart surgeries and other procedures to deal with different medical ailments.
Nancy Ironjo holds her son, Regan, 6, at their home in Columbia last week. Regan has had three open-heart surgeries and other procedures to deal with different medical ailments.

Based on his level of activity, 6-year-old Regan Ironjo does not look like a child who has undergone three open-heart procedures as well as a number of surgeries to deal with other conditions. He is energetic and affable and finds it hard to sit still.

Top Kenyan ministers to be stripped of party posts

Photos/FILE From left: Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Cabinet ministers Charity Ngilu and George Saitoti (PNU chairman) and MP Martha Karua are among key politicians who will be required to quit their positions.
Photos/FILE From left: Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Cabinet ministers Charity Ngilu and George Saitoti (PNU chairman) and MP Martha Karua are among key politicians who will be required to quit their positions.

Key politicians, among them eight Cabinet ministers, will soon lose their hold on political parties because they are now required to resign top party positions.

The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution has advised the  Registrar of Political Parties to ensure that ministers, assistant ministers and  MPs do not hold positions in parties.
The commission argues that to do so is to break the new Constitution.

RAILA ODINGA DEFENDED HIS RECENT FOREIGN TRIPS TO USA AND FRANCE

Kenya PM taken to task over foreign trips

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Prime Minister Raila Odinga has defended his recent foreign trips to the United States and France hitting out at legislators portraying oversees trips by government officials as leisure trips terming them as necessary and tightly regulated with approval from the president.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

How much a country's leader is paid compared to GDP per person


Raila Odinga, Kenya's prime minister, rejected the pay increase he was awarded by the country's parliament last week. MPs had granted Mr Odinga a rise to nearly $430,000 a year, while giving themselves a 25% increase to $161,000. This boost would place Mr Odinga among the highest-paid political leaders in the world. More worryingly, his salary would be some 240 times greater than the country's GDP per person (measured on a purchasing-power parity basis). Lee Hsien Loong, the prime minister of Singapore, tops our list of selected leaders' salaries. He is paid more than 40 times the city-state’s GDP per person. At the other end of the scale, Manmohan Singh, the prime minister of India, reaffirms his reputation for saintliness by taking a modest sum from Indian taxpayers.

Was he a gay prophet?

Definitions:
Gay - A man or a god in man form that is homosexual or has arousing homosexual desires.
Homosexual - Sexually attracted to members of your own sex

Evidence for Mohammad being a gay:

1. Bukhari :: Book 4 :: Volume 52 :: Hadith 143
Narrated Anas bin Malik:
The Prophet said to Abu Talha, "Choose one of your boy servants to serve me in my expedition to Khaibar." So, Abu Talha took me letting me ride behind him while I was a boy nearing the age of puberty. I used to serve Allah's Apostle when he stopped to rest. I heard him saying repeatedly, "O Allah! I seek refuge with You from distress and sorrow, from helplessness and laziness, from miserliness and cowardice, from being heavily in debt and from being overcome by men."

SOURCE: http://www.quranexplorer.com...

How Muhammad’s Contemporaries Really Viewed Him

A Liar
We know indeed that it grieves thee the things they say; yet it is not thee they cry lies to, but the evildoers - it is the signs of God that they deny. S. 6:33 Arberry
And if they call you a liar
And if they call you a liar, truly apostles before you were called liars, and to Allah are all affairs returned. S. 35:4 Shakir; cf. Q. 34:8; 42:24
, say: My work is for me and your work for you; you are clear of what I do and I am clear of what you do. S. 10:41 Shakir
A Forger/Plagiarizer
And when it is said to them, 'What has your Lord sent down?' they say, 'Fairy-tales of the ancients.' S. 16:24 Arberry
And when We change a Verse [of the Qur'an, i.e. cancel (abrogate) its order] in place of another
Nay, they say: "These (revelations of the Qur'an which are inspired to Muhammad) are mixed up false dreams! Nay, he has invented it! Nay, he is a poet! Let him then bring us an Ayah (sign as a proof) like the ones (Prophets) that were sent before (with signs)!" S. 21:5 Hilali-Khan
But the misbelievers say: "Naught is this but a lie which he has forged, and others have helped him at it." In truth it is they who have put forward an iniquity and a falsehood. And they say: "Tales of the ancients, which he has caused to be written: and they are dictated before him morning and evening." Say: "The (Qur'an) was sent down by Him who knows the mystery (that is) in the heavens and the earth: verily He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." S. 25:4-6 Y. Ali; cf. Q. 6:25; 8:31; 10:38; 11:13, 35; 16:24; 83; 27:68; 46:8-9, 17; 52:33; 68:15; 83:13
, and Allah knows the best of what He sends down, they (the disbelievers) say: "You (O Muhammad) are but a Muftari! (forger, liar)." Nay, but most of them know not. S. 16:101 Hilali-Khan
A Sorcerer/Magician
Was it a wonder to the people that We revealed to a man from among them: 'Warn the people, and give thou good tidings to the believers that they have a sure footing with their Lord'? The unbelievers say, 'This is a manifest sorcerer.' S. 10:2 Arberry
When Our Clear Signs are rehearsed to them, they say, "This is only a man who wishes to hinder you from the (worship) which your fathers practised." And they say, "This is only a falsehood invented!" and the Unbelievers say of the Truth when it comes to them, "This is nothing but evident magic!" S. 34:43 Y. Ali
And they (Arab pagans) wonder that a warner (Prophet Muhammad) has come to them from among themselves! And the disbelievers say: "This (Prophet Muhammad) is a sorcerer, a liar. S. 38:4 Hilali-Khan
A Soothsayer and Poet
And (they) said: "Are we going to abandon our aliha (gods) for the sake of a mad poet? S. 37:36 Hilali-Khan
Therefore remind! by thy Lord's blessing thou art not a soothsayer neither possessed. S. 52:29 Arberry
Nor is it the word of a soothsayer: little admonition it is ye receive. S. 69:42 Y. Ali
A Madman (Majnun – lit., "jinn-possessed")
And they say: "O you (Muhammad) to whom the Dhikr (the Qur'an) has been sent down! Verily, you are a mad man. Why do you not bring angels to us if you are of the truthful ones?" S. 15:6 Hilali-Khan
Or do they say, 'He is possessed by a ginn?' Nay, he came to them with the truth, and most of them are averse from the truth. S. 23:70 Palmer
Then they had turned away from him (Messenger Muhammad) and said: "One (Muhammad) taught (by a human being), a madman!" S. 44:14 Hilali-Khan; cf. Q. 34:46; 37:36; 68:2, 51
To summarize the testimony of the Quran, Muhammad’s contemporaries viewed him as
  • A liar.
  • A forger and plagiarizer.
  • A sorcerer and a magician.
  • A soothsayer and poet.
  • A madman, perhaps as a result of being possessed by jinn, i.e. demon-possessed.

Harold Camping says world will actually end in October

OAKLAND, Calif. – A California preacher who foretold of the world's end only to see the appointed day pass with no extraordinarily cataclysmic event has revised his apocalyptic prophecy, saying he was off by five months and the Earth actually will be obliterated on Oct. 21.
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Harold Camping, who predicted that 200 million Christians would be taken to heaven Saturday before catastrophe struck the planet, apologized Monday evening for not having the dates "worked out as accurately as I could have."

He spoke to the media at the Oakland headquarters of his Family Radio International, which spent millions of dollars_ some of it from donations made by followers — on more than 5,000 billboards and 20 RVs plastered with the Judgment Day message.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Kenyan teacher wins 2011 Lighthouse Award in Florida

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When his son died in a car crash six years ago, Peter Ndiang’ui was ready to give up teaching and move back to Kenya.

But after Kevin’s fatal accident on Daniels Parkway, Oasis High School students showed up at Ndiang’ui’s home and convinced him to stay.

Harold Camping speaks to International Business Times (IBTimes)

Doomsday prophet is ‘flabbergasted’ world didn’t end

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"It has been a really tough weekend," Camping said Sunday, after emerging from his Alameda, California home for the first time to talk to a reporter from the San Francisco Chronicle. "I'm looking for answers ... But now I have nothing else to say," he said, adding that he would make a full statement today.

Wanjiru’s funeral budget could hit Sh2.5 million

Samuel Kamau Wanjiru with his wife Teresia Njeri during the happy times. PHOTO/ FILE
Samuel Kamau Wanjiru with his wife Teresia Njeri during the happy times. PHOTO/ FILE
Fallen Olympic marathon champion Samuel Kamau Wanjiru’s funeral could cost up to Sh2.5 million.
Arrangements were, however, halted after the athlete’s mother Hannah Wanjiru obtained a court order stopping the burial until further investigations into the death were carried out.

The chairman of the Nyahururu burial committee, Mr Ndegwa Wahome who is also Wanjiru’s family lawyer, said the tentative budget was reached after consultation with committees in other towns.

The 20 Most Powerful People In African Business: Three Kenyans make list

Africa means business. The past decade has seen an enormous number of mega-corporations emerge on the continent. However, a vast number of these companies are run by foreigners. For example, SABMiller, the world’s second largest beverages maker, is led by CEO Graham Mackay, an American. The head of AngloGold Ashanti (AU), the world’s largest gold producer, is Mark Cutifani, an Australian national. Safaricom, East Africa’s largest telecoms provider, is run by Bob Collymore, a Guyanese.

However, a new league of African businessmen is emerging. They are bold and fearlessly ambitious, building pan-African companies with regional and even global presences. They are influencers and change-makers. Their voices are never ignored within Africa’s business and political circles, and through their resolutions and actions, they shape the economic future of the continent. Here are the 20 most powerful men in African business:
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Kloppers

Nationality:
South African

Job:
C.E.O BHP Billiton

The
world’s largest mining company, BHP Billiton (BBL) has ridden the crest of the biggest commodities boom in recent times. The company is set to announce a pre-tax profit of $30 billion in June, the largest in recent British corporate history. Kloppers spearheaded it all. His biggest problem: How to spend the money. Possible solutions: Massive share buy-back, strategic acquisitions, or increased dividend payout to shareholders.

Kloppers earned his MBA at INSEAD; worked at Sasol (SSL), Mintek and McKinsey & Co before joining Billiton in 1993. He became C.E.O in 2007.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Humor-End of the World Joke

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Got a text message from a friend who wanted to know which side of Heaven I was in because he was not seeing me. He went on to say that he was at the junction of Abraham Avenue and Solomon road near the Vatican group.Nasikia judgment imeanza he said. Share your stories (Text, emails etc) but remember Jesus said "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father” Matthew 24:36

My life with star Wanjiru

In Summary
Samuel Kamau Wanjiru with his wife Teresia Njeri during the happy times. Following his death, his mother denounced Njeri as his wife. PHOTO/ FILE
  • Triza Wanjiru ha s been a lonely woman since the sudden death of her Olympic gold medalist husband. Attacked by her mother-in-law and women claiming to be her co-wives, she has maintained a dignified silence. In her first media interview since the sad events that shocked the sporting world, Triza offers candid insights into her life with the marathoner.
  • Samuel Kamau Wanjiru’s widow Triza Njeri says she met him when he was broke and together they built their home. She blames money and alcohol for the deterioration of their relationship and his death

Despite preparations, believers of apocalypse shocked when doomsday time passes without incident

The sky turned dark Saturday afternoon, but it was not a sign of the world's impending doom - just a passing rain.
Robert Fitzpatrick believed today was judgment day. 
Welcome to the No-pacalypse - a disappointing finish to what doomsday believer Robert Fitzpatrick thought would be the End of Days.

"I don't understand why nothing has happened," a deflated Fitzpatrick said in Times Square a few minutes after 6 p.m. "I did what I had to do. I did what the Bible said."

"I obviously haven't understood it properly because we're still here," added Fitzpatrick, 60, surrounded by a phalanx of reporters and skeptical onlookers.
The retired MTA worker from Staten Island bought $140,000 worth of advertising, proclaiming that the end was near. He and followers of California televangelist Harold Camping thought a global earthquake would strike the East Coast just before 6 p.m. 

Harold Camping's Math

Harold Camping, a radio preacher who has predicted the end of the world, contends that 2 Peter provides keys to understanding end times.

Part of 2 Peter 3:8 says, “With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.”

With this understanding, Camping says that when God told Noah in the book of Genesis that he had seven days to escape destruction before a worldwide flood, God was also telling the world that there would be exactly 7,000 years until Judgment Day.

Seven thousand years after the flood, which Camping dates to the year 4990 BC, is the year 2011. (Year 4990 BC + 2011 AD - 1 year for the year zero = 7,000 years)

May 21 was chosen because it is the 17th day of the second month in the Hebrew calendar, which mirrors the Biblical account in Genesis 7:10-11, which says a flood came in the “six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month.”

Camping has said that the dates of the crucifixion and the statehood of Israel confirm his calculations.

Christian movement preparing for End of Days

OAKLAND, Calif. – Some shut themselves inside to pray for mercy as they waited for the world's end.

Others met for tearful last lunches with their children, and prepared to leave behind homes and pets as they were swept up to heaven.

And across the globe, followers of a California preacher's long-publicized message that Judgment Day would arrive Saturday turned to the Bible, the book they believe predicts the beginning of Earth's destruction on May 21. 

Friday, May 20, 2011

PHIL & VIC MEMORY; WEWE NI BWANA.AVI

Wanjiru is my son, says ex military man

KABARNET, Kenya, May 19 - A retired military man has now emerged to claim he is the biological father of the late Samuel Wanjiru, the Olympic marathon champion who died in a fall from the balcony of his home in Nyahururu on Sunday night.PunBB bbcode test

Elijah Kipng’etich Chebon, 50, who formerly worked at the Kenya Air Force base in Nanyuki told Capital News that he is the one who sired the athletics hero 24 years ago, at a small village near the William Woods Conservancy.

"Whoever wants to claim that he is the biological father of the late Wanjiru is a liar. I am Wanjiru's dad, even his mother can attest to that," Mr Chebon told Capital News in an interview from Sumeiyon village, Temwai Location-some six kilometres from Kabarnet town. 

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Liberty students flabbergasted over Kenyan friends’ deaths

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On the last day of their lives, Philemon Onyango, 21, and Victor Kwatemba, 22, were happy. This is something their friends will always remember.

“We went to school for graduation,” Victor Wanjohi, a friend of both men, recalled of their final day together. “We spent time at the dining hall, joking. We had a good time. We were so happy.”

Onyango and Kwatemba, who roomed together in a basement apartment on Valleydale Drive, were both natives of Kenya who had immigrated to Lynchburg to attend college.

Kenyan woman dies after collapsing at work in Texas

The Late Veronica Njeri Mwangi
The Late Veronica Njeri Mwangi: Sunrise 1956-Sunset:2011

As the Kenyan community in Lynchburg Virginia continue to mourn the death of the two Liberty University students who died in a fire Sunday morning, another tragedy has hit the Kenyan community in Dallas Texas as Veronicah Njeri Mwangi (Mama Shish) collapsed at her place of work and later died on May 17th 2011.

She was the daughter to the late Joseph and Joyce Mbaa Waikuru; wife to John Mwangi Gatimu of Dallas Texas.

Wanjiru was drunk when he fell off balcony

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Jane Nduta recounts what she heard, saw and did on the night one of Kenya’s brightest athletics talents met his bizarre end at his home in Nyahururu town on May 16, 2011. Photos/FILE-Nationmedia



The woman who was in the bedroom with marathon world champion Samuel Kamau Wanjiru on the night he died on Wednesday said she did not think the star wanted to commit suicide.

Ms Jane Nduta, said the 24-year-old champion “fell badly” as he ran after his wife, Teresia Njeri, who had just locked them in the bedroom in the couple’s Nyahururu home.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wanjiru's mother halts burial arrangements

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The mystery surrounding the death of celebrated marathoner Samuel Wanjiru deepened today after the late’s mother Ann Wanjiru declared that her son will not be buried until investigations to unearth the cause of his death are finalized.

This development came even as it emerged that the closed circuit television fitted in Wanjiru’s home might not have been working during the fateful night.
Ann Wanjiru has now stopped all burial arrangements saying the cause of her son’s death remains mysterious and should be handled first.  

Judgment Day: Will May 21, 2011, Be the End of the World?

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According to a small Christian movement, yes, it will.

The movement, led by Harold Camping, who runs the Evangelical network Family Radio, is predicting that mid-May of this year will bring about Judgment Day — the time when, according to some, the earth will be destroyed because of mankind's sins and all Christian believers will ascend to heaven.

(More on TIME.com: See more on Harold Camping and Judgment Day.)
Apparently Camping believes this will occur on May 21 on the basis of a mathematical system he created to interpret prophecies hidden in the Bible.

While the prediction is pretty eerie in light of the mysterious animal deaths in Arkansas, it's worth noting that this isn't the first time that Camping has predicted the end of the world.

He originally used his mathematical system to predict that Sept. 6, 1994, would be Judgment Day. (via NPR)
See TIME's photo-essay "Cinematic Visions of the Apocalypse."


Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/01/03/judgement-day-will-may-21-2011-be-the-end-of-the-world/#ixzz1Mi0mEA8Y

Wanjiru's mother claims son was murdered

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The death of renowned marathon athlete Samuel Wanjiru, has taken a new twist after his mother Ann Wanjiru claimed he was murdered.

Mother to the Kenyan hero Ann Wanjiru has rubbished reports that her son committed suicide claiming he was murdered by people who wants to inherit his wealth.

She says her son did not jump from the balcony as alleged but was killed in the bedroom and his body planted outside.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Who is "we"

Does the Quran itself espouse polytheism? Well, there are many plural diety references in the Quran, like for example:

Quran 15:27 “And the Jinn race, We had created before, from the fire of a scorching wind.” CRCC: Center For Muslim-Jewish Engagement: Resources: Religious Texts

The translations are consistent and can be compared on this university website. Allah is saying "we" created the smokey magic race of Genies (Jinn). Who is "we"? Remember, this is no small point because Muslims dont simply say the Quran was "God breathed through man", they literally claim its every word is direct from God without any possiblity of human color.

Now, for educated people (Christians), the moment they read about "genies" they laughed and threw the book in the trash, but for uneducated people (Islams), we need....

Who is "we" according to Allah Kafir? Muham-madans please use ayats to support your claims/replies

Max Shimba

Allah as a Muslim must do taharah to remove najas before prayer

Before praying a Muslim must do the follwoing:
Taharah (Purification)
The Muslim must have the proper Taharah (purification) before performing the prayers. This comprises the removal of najas (filthy) substances and performing wudu’ (ablution) or ghusl (full shower).

Evidence of Allah praying:
“Allah and His angels send salah on the Prophet: O ye that believe! Send ye salah on him, and salute him with all respect.” (Qur’an 33:56)
It means Allah and His angels pray for Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Argument: If Allah pray; then he Allah as a Muslim must do taharah to remove najas (filthy). Does it means that ALLAH HUWA ANATAWADHA KABLA YA SALAH? Ni uchafu gani huo allah huwa anatoa/usafisha?

Swali hili limeenda shule. Nategemea wafuasi wa allah wataleta ayat kusaidia majibu zao.

Imeletwa na Max Shimba

Man Licking Shoes on New York Subway



Get this man a toothbrush.
A subway passenger was caught on camera on the New York City subway licking a shoe incessantly – while passengers completely ignore him.
Throughout the nearly two-minute clip, the man appears to be licking all around the shoe -- while the rest of the passengers on train sits in near-silence. 

Two Kenyans killed in a house fire in Lynchburg Virginia

By Isaac Kariuki
05/16/2011
 
Victor Kwatemba  (above) and Philemon Abayo (below)
Lynchburg, Virginia-Tragedy struck the Kenyan community in Lynchburg Virginia as two Kenyans died in a house fire early Sunday morning May 15th 2011. Philemon Abayo and Victor Kwatemba died inside a basement that caught fire on Valleydale Drive. The two were students of Liberty University living outside the campus.

Monday, May 16, 2011

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Inspekta Mwala takes the Bench

John Waibochi takes the Bench



The winner of the Innovation Challenge Award, John Waibochi’s “Virtual City”, has become a formidable force in East Africa because it is not only transforming logistics management for big companies, but because it is addressing the real issues by pioneering mobile business management solutions for smaller traders. By MANDY DE WAAL.
Acquiring high-level technological talent is what keeps John Waibochi up at night. There are enough entry level programmers in Kenya for Waibochi to take his pick, but when a business becomes as successful as his, growth drives a hungry demand for top talent. It’s the technology engineers and systems architects that Waibochi is finding hard to acquire locally for Virtual City.

Marathon star’s ‘widows’ united in mourning

Triza Njeri (left), Ms Judy Wambui (centre) and international athlete Mary Wacera. Photos/WANJIRU MACHARIA and SULEIMAN MBATIAH
Triza Njeri (left), Ms Judy Wambui (centre) and international athlete Mary Wacera. Photos/WANJIRU MACHARIA and SULEIMAN MBATIAH
Two women, who claim to be Olympic champion Samuel Kamau Wanjiru’s wives, on Monday joined his widow Triza Njeri in mourning his death at his Nyahururu home.

Ms Judy Wambui and international athlete Mary Wacera entered the home at 3 pm accompanied by Wanjiru’s mother Ann after holding an hour-long meeting at another home Kamau built for his mother at Muthaiga estate.

Ms Wambui, who resides in Nakuru, could not hold her back her tears as she entered the home moments later followed by Ms Wacera who lives near Wanjiru’s mother.

Is East Africa ready for its own ‘Euro?’

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are targeting 2012 for adopting a common currency
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are targeting 2012 for adopting a common currency
(CNN) — Just as the eurozone is being threatened by faltering economies, East Africa is moving closer to its own monetary union. But some are asking if it’s ready for a common currency, and in light of Europe’s troubles, if it should even have one.

Under an ambitious plan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are targeting 2012 for adopting a common currency.

Wanjiru was also mine, woman claims

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NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 - A fresh twist has emerged on the late marathoner Samuel Wanjiru's love life, after a 25-year-old woman in Nakuru came out to claim that she was his second wife.
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Judy Wambui who says she is five months pregnant with the athlete's baby told journalists on Monday that Wanjiru passed by her home at White House area on the Nakuru-Nyahururu road at about 8pm on Sunday night.

Kenyan Church In Kansas Set To Make History

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Overland Park, Kansas - The heart of Johnson County may not be where most people would expect to find an immigrant church, but an East African congregation at 99th Street and Mission Road is about to make history.
A former elementary school is alive with the sound of Swahili.

Olympic marathon champion Wanjiru dies in fall

OBI, Kenya – Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru died in a fall from a balcony after a domestic dispute involving his wife and another woman, police said Monday.
FILE -- In a Aug. 24, 2008 file photo, Kenya's Sammy Kamau Wanjiru celebrates winning the gold during the men's marathon at the Beijing 2008 Olympics AP – FILE -- In a Aug. 24, 2008 file photo, Kenya's Sammy Kamau Wanjiru celebrates winning the gold during …

One police official said Wanjiru committed suicide, while another said he jumped to stop his wife from leaving the house after she discovered him with another woman.

The 24-year-old runner died late Sunday after jumping from a balcony at his home in the town of Nyahururu, in the Rift Valley, said John Mbijiwe, the police chief in Kenya's Central Province.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Allah and Shaytan

Koran: 4:120, Satan is a liar = "Bad'ah"; ALLAH tells a lie. (Asool Kaafi, Vol. No.1, Page No. 148.)

Koran 2:36, 268, 7:200 Satan tempts people and causes people to sin = But they (the Jews) were deceptive, and Allah was deceptive, for Allah is the best of deceivers (Wamakaroo wamakara Allahu waAllahu khayru al-makireena)! S. 3:54; cf. 8:30

Is Allah and Shaiytan the same person?

Imeletwa na Max Shimba

Friday, May 13, 2011

Vipawa Vya Roho Mtakatifu

Kwa nyakati mbalimbali Mungu alipo shughulika na watu, alituma watumie nguvu zake ('Roho Mtakatifu’) hao watu. Lakini, nguvu hii haikuwa katika namna ya " Hundi isiyo ya maandishi" kama ilivyokuwa, kuwawezesha kutenda walivyotaka siku zote kutumia Roho huyu Mtakatifu ilikuwa ni kwa kusudi maalumu. Kazi ilipotimizwa vizuri, kipawa cha Roho Mtakatifu kiliondolewa. Yatupasa tukumbuke kwamba Roho ya Mungu hutenda kazi kwa njia ambayo inapelekea mbele kusudi lake lililo moyoni mwake. Mara nyingi lengo lake linaacha muhula mfupi wa mateso katika maisha ya watu ili kuleta karibu kusudi lake la muda mrefu (tazama somo la 6.1) hivyo hatumainiwi huyo Roho Mtakatifu kutumika kutuliza uchungu wa maisha haya katika mwanadamu. Chochote kitulizo hiki kinamalizwa, kitakuwa kwa ajili ya kusudi la hali ya juu kinachoelezea hali ya Mungu kwetu.

Maongozi ya Mungu

Roho ya Mungu tumeifafanua ya kwamba ni Uweza wake, Mawazo, Maelekeo au tabia ambayo anaifunua kwa matendo yanayofanywa na Roho yake. Tulitaja katika sehemu iliyotangulia jinsi gani Roho ya Mungu ilionekana kazini katika uumbaji: " Hizi mbingu hupambwa kwa Roho yake" (Ayubu. 26:13) -Roho ya Mungu ikatua juu ya uso wa maji kuleta viumbe vilivyopo (Mwa. 1:2). Hata hivyo tunasoma kwamba'Kwa neno la Bwana mbingu zilifanyika, na jeshi lake lote . (Zab. 33:6). Kama ilivyoonyeshwa mfano wa taarifa iliyo katika mwanzo ya Kuwa 'Mungu alisema’ vitu viliumbwa, vikatokea. Kwa hiyo, Roho ya Mungu imeonyeshwa sana kabisa neno lake - kadri maneno yetu yanavyoonyesha mawazo yetu ya ndani na matakwa - yetu halisi kwa usahihi kabisa. Kwa busara Yesu alisema'Kinywa cha mtu huyanena yaujazayo moyo wake’ (Mathayo. 12:34) Basi, kama tunataka kutawala maneno yetu, kabla ya yote yatupasa tugeuze mawazo yetu. Hivyo neno la Mungu, ni wazo la Roho yake au mawazo. Hii ni baraka ya kwamba katika Biblia tuna maneno ya Mungu yameandikwa ili tuweze kuifahamu Roho ya Mungu au nia yake. Mungu alifanya muujiza huu kwa kueleza Roho yake katika maneno yaliyoandikwa kwa njia ya KUVUVIWA. Neno hili msingi wake umezunguka neno'Roho’
KUVUVIWA -KUONGOZWA NA ROHO

"Roho" inamaanisha "Pumzi" au kupumua, "Kuvuviwa" maana yake ni " Kupuliziwa Pumzi". Hapa pana maana ya kwamba maneno ambayo watu waliandika "Wakivuviwa" toka Mungu yalikuwa ni maneno ya Roho ya Mungu. Paulo alimtia moyo Timotheo kwamba asijione kuwa mzoefu wa Biblia hata asahau ukweli kwamba ni maneno ya Roho wa Mungu, na kwa sababu hiyo tumepewa yote ambayo twahitaji ili kwamba tuwe na elimu ya kweli katika kumjua Mungu:-

Computer glitch forces redo of US visa lottery

WASHINGTON – A computer glitch corrupted the State Department's annual worldwide lottery for U.S. immigrant visas and the results will be scratched, the Obama administration said Friday, disappointing tens of thousands of would-be immigrants who were notified this year that they had won a chance to come and live legally in the United States.

Nearly 15 million people had entered the 2012 lottery hoping to win one of 50,000 U.S. immigrant visas available under a wild-card program for people who otherwise would have little hope of getting a coveted U.S. visa. Applicants for the random drawing do not have to have the usual family or employer sponsor. The lottery selects 90,000 winners, a total that is then winnowed down through attrition, interviews and strict educational and occupational criteria.

The software glitch caused what is supposed to be a random drawing to select 90 percent of winners from entries submitted on only the first two days of the 30-day registration period that ended Nov. 3, the department said on Friday. 

Tanzania: Retailers Warned Against Hiking Maize Flour

MILLING companies buying maize from the National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) have been warned against selling flour at not more than 500/- a kilogram.
The NFRA Chief Executive Officer, Mr Charles Walwa, said millers have already started buying maize from the agency and so far 1,000 metric tons out of 50,000 have been sold.
"As government has already insisted, the indicative price is 500/- per kilogram and everyone should comply because a research was done by my agency to establish the price," Mr Walwa said as reports from Northern regions of the country say there is acute shortage of the staple food. 

Tanzania Lending Rates May Drop Once Credit Bureau Operating, Banks Say


Banks in Tanzania, East Africa’s second-biggest economy, may further reduce lending rates once a planned credit reference bureau becomes operational, said Lawrence Mafuru, chairman of the country’s industry association.

“We are currently lending at between 8 and 15 percent, and this has come down over time from 30 percent,” Mafuru said in an interview yesterday in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital. “We now see interest rates only dropping after a credit reference bureau is established and national identity cards are introduced,” he said.  

2011 Kenya Scholars & Studies Association (KESSA) Conference

The Organizing Committee for this year’s KESSA conference has confirmed and is pleased to announce that Hon. Prof. Helen Jepkemoi Sambili, Cabinet Minister, Kenya's Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology has accepted our invitation to be the keynote speaker for the 2011 KESSA Conference at Bowling Green State University, OH, USA.
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We are also pleased to announce other featured high note speakers at this year’s conference who have also confirmed participation and submitted abstracts including:

Kenya Diaspora Group Seeks Reform On Remittances

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Kenyans living abroad have asked the government to set up systems that will facilitate the multi-billion remittances sent home every year.

Diaspora remittances have grown in recent years to become the country’s biggest source of foreign exchange after tourism and agricultural exports. 

A Kenyan man dies in Dallas Texas

We regret to announce the death of Mr. Isaiah Kiuna Kinyanjui formerly of Atlas Cop Co. Kenya LTD who passed away in Dallas Texas after a short illness. He passed away at the Presbyterian Hospital of Plano Texas on Wednesday (05/11/2011) at 5:45 am.

Mr. Kinyanjui is survived by his wife Philis Wambui Kiuna, his two sons Simon Kinyanjui Kiuna and Dan Mwangi Kiuna all from Dallas Texas.

Funeral arrangements are currently ongoing and family and friends are meeting from 7pmdaily at the Kinyanjui’s residence at: 18081 Midway Rd, Dallas TX 75287.

There will be a Fundraiser/Memorial Service on Sunday May 15th 2011 at Highland Park Presbyterian Church (HPCC) located at 3821 University Blvd. Dallas, Texas 75205 starting at3 pm.
Mr. Kinyanjui’s wish was to be laid to rest back at home (Kenya) and the body is scheduled to leave forKenyaonTuesday 05/17/2011.

A bank account has been established and those who would like to make their contributions to help the family offset the funeral/transportation costs can do so at:
Bank: Chase Bank
Routing No. 111000614
Account No. 3123756592
For more information please contact:
Allan Kiuna: 214-876-5897 or 214-715-4925
Joseph Mbugua: 972-697-8956
Victor Maina: 972-824-4061
Lucy Kamau: 972-983-3522
Kanyuira Chege: 214-636-2002
Kiragu Ngari: 214-995-8525

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Albinos in Tanzania murdered or raped as AIDS “cure”

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Hundreds of albinos are thought to have been killed for black magic purposes in Tanzania and albino girls are being raped because of a belief they offer a cure for AIDS, a Canadian rights group said on Thursday.

At least 63 albinos, including children, are known to have been killed, mostly in the remote northwest of the country. 

Ugandan opposition leader kicked off plane home from Kenya

The Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye arriving in Kenya for medical treatment last month. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images
Uganda’s  top opposition leader was kicked off a flight from Kenya on Wednesday, prompting riots back home that police quelled with teargas a day before the country’s president of 25 years was due to be sworn in for another term.

Kizza Besigye said he was waiting to board a flight when a Kenya Airways official informed him that the plane would not be allowed to land in Uganda with Besigye on it. A government spokesman in Uganda denied that authorities had interfered with his return.

A Kenyan pastor dies in Atlanta Georgia

The Kenyan community in Atlanta Georgia are mourning the death of Rev. Isaac Kairu Gitundu which occurred on May 5th 2011. 
It is with deep regrets that we announce the passing away of Rev. Isaac Kairu Gitundu of Lawrenceville, Georgia. He was a dear husband to Mrs. Lucy Gitundu and loving father to Sam, Leah, Njoki, Maryanne and Dan Kairu.

As the Pastor of International Community Outreach Church (I.C.O.C) he has touched all of us in Metro Atlanta in one way or another through his tireless compassionate care. Rev. Gitundu was always a phone call away day or night. It is now our turn to show that we are humbled and appreciative of his tireless and dedicated services.

George Nkonge-Appreciation/Help needed


A few days ago you posted an appeal from the family of George Nkonge, a US Army Veteran who passed away in a motel room in San Antonio, TX. after viewing your article on Diaspora messenger, the representatives here in Dallas were contacted and worked closely with Veterans groups here and the US Military in Dallas to give Specialist Nkonge, a proper escort. The US Marines gave him a color guard and the body was escorted from the funeral home in Dallas TX to DFW Airport by a convoy of motorcycles from the Texas Patriot Guard complete with US flags. As a sign of respect many motorists stopped by the side of the road as the motorcade passed by. The family still needs financial assistance. Please give this update to your readers.
Respectfully submitted,
Lance Corporal Joseph Karoki,
United States Marines.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

National Atheist's Day, April 1st

National Atheist's Day, April 1st

Let God be God!

Psalm 47:8, “God reigneth over the heathen: God sitteth upon the throne of His holiness.

Harold Camping's Heresies EXPOSED!

Harold Camping's Heresies EXPOSED!
By David J. Stewart
“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.” —Matthew 7:15
Harold Camping (pictured to the right) is a false prophet!  The following are just a few of his false doctrines that have been taught, and that you would hear live on his heretical "Family Radio"...
  1. Harold Camping proclaimed the Lord's return would be in 1994!
  2. Harold Camping now proclaims the Lord's return will be on May 21, 2011!
  3. Harold Camping teaches that the world will end in fiery destruction on October 21, 2011!
  4. Harold Camping (Family Radio) has aired Mormon advertisements!
  5. Harold Camping taught that NO ONE was saved between 1988 through 1994!
  6. Harold Camping teaches that the church age ended in 1994!
  7. Harold Camping teaches that the Holy Spirit is NO LONGER working in the church!
  8. Harold Camping teaches that EVERY church in the world is apostate!

Obama heads to Texas to push immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the nation's immigration laws and try to cast the GOP as the obstacle standing in its way.

The president's speech in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday, and his visit to a border crossing there, are the latest high-profile immigration events by Obama, who has also hosted meetings at the White House recently with Latino lawmakers, movie stars and others.

It all comes despite an unfavorable climate on Capitol Hill, where Republicans who control the House have shown no interest in legislation that offers a pathway to citizenship for the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants.