Check out how Robert Burale and daughter Lexie celebrated fathers day – Video

Pastor Robert Burale has left many of us wanting to polish our dance skills after he shared a video of him dancing with his daughter Lexie.

Father’s Day dance with my daughter. Nothing as fulfilling as parenthood. HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL FATHERS.

In the past Burale has never shied away from flaunting his daughter.
Lexie celebrated her birthday in April and below is the heart warming message Burale penned to his daughter.

My dearest Lexie

I watched you come to this planet and you instantly stole my heart, you occupied a big place in my heart, where you remain till beyond time. “Hello daddy”, brings sunshine and brightens my day.

Lexie Burale
Lexie Burale

You are the girl that makes my hardships worthwhile. You have a heart of gold and your spirit always shines bringing warmth to our lives, watching you grow has been a delight, impactful, and the most meaningful part of my life.

Burale adds

You have made my life infinitely richer than you can imagine.

I thank God for sending you to my life. Continue chasing your dreams and may your steps be guided by God .

In every step of life you will find me like the shadow. ……you
Are blessed of the Lord. Happy birthday Lexie Burale

‘I do not know which baby daddy to post,’ Akothee cries on father’s day

As the world celebrates Father’s Day Kenyan artiste Akothee is confused about which of her baby daddies will she celebrate on this big day.

Akothee who is a mother of five feels it is not possible to post one baby daddy without rubbing the others the wrong way.

Unlike Akothee, some celebs were sure of how to celebrate their men and here is what gospel artiste Evelyn Wanjiru penned to her hubby.

A father is that rare identity that a man shares with his Creator. To be called one is to be invited into God’s apprenticeship. @agundabweni Happy father’s day love … you are an amazing #daddy #happayfathersday

Kate actress also took the chance to celebrate her husband Phil for the good job he is doing raising their son.

She wrote,

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child ! Happy Fathers day to the most amazing dad , Leon is one of the luckiest child to have you in his life, thank you for showing him what it means to be a real man, you are loved ,adored ,and appreciated, HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO YOU LOVE @phil_director

Akothee was however confused in which baby daddy to celebrate going by her message below.

 

Celebrity dads who are serving father goals this fathers day

Single dads and widowers bringing up their children single-handedly rarely get recognition as the world marks fathers day.

Here are men who we consider super dads because they are servingssome serious father goals.

1. Tedd Josiah

With a daughter looking up to him for love and guidance, Tedd has had to take up the role of being a dad and a mum to his beautiful daughter Jay.

Tedd Josiah who is a music producer is a true definition of a real gentleman. He has proved that when men put their mind into something they can actually do it.

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Tedd Josiah with his daughter Jay
Tedd Josiah with his daughter Jay

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2. Robert Burale

The stylish pastor Robert Burale is a single dad and he is not ashamed of that fact. He has his daughter to share all the love and affection.

Burale, who got divorced from his wife six years ago, is a role model as to what fathers should be in an age where deadbeat dads are the order of the day.

Even though Burale did not lose his wife, he is still doing a good job and it is worth commending.

Robert Burale

3. George Ikua

When the late Janet Kanini Ikua lost her life after a brave battle with cancer, the world came tumbling down for her hubby George Ikua and since then he has had to adjust by bringing up his kids on his own.

He is a brave man who is still mourning his departed wife but still taking care of his kids as a single man only with the help of relatives and close friends.

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The late Janet and husband George Ikua during a photoshoot

4. Dan Sonko

Dan lost his wife to complications after delivery, leaving behind a son who never got to know his mum. Dan Sonko, who is based in Mombasa, has taken charge of bringing up his two sons and he is doing so well.

His young son is now all grown up and their late mum Dru Sonko would be so proud to see how much of a good job her husband has done.

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5. Abel Amunga

Abel, who is an actor and  father to  gospel artiste Ruth Matete, has managed to bring up her daughter single handedly for years after the death of his wife.

The father of one has on several occasions  stated that his daughter’s well being is what matters to him first and even when he is choosing roles to play, he has to ask for her opinion.

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He is among fathers who do a good job and rarely get recognized by the society which is full of praise for single mothers.

6. Nameless

Nameless is a role model to many for his commitment when it comes to family.

He is a father of two, namely Nyakio and Tumiso.

Nameless and his daughters Tumiso and Nyakio
Nameless and his daughters Tumiso and Nyakio

7. Allan Wanga

The celebrated Kenyan footballer who is married to Brenda Mulinya, a TV reporter, is a dotting father.

The sports man adores his two kids going by his photos on social media.

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Allan Wanga with his son and daughter

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Father’s day in heaven! Kenyan celebs who won’t be celebrating fathers day with their dads

As the world celebrates fathers day we take a look at celebrities who have lost their dads in the past years.

These celebrities will not have the pleasure of having their dads with them on this great day.

1. Kambua

Gospel singer Kambua Mathu lost her dad, Professor Manundu in 2014.

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Professor Manundu was the owner of Tabibu Cures International and had a weekly Sunday morning show on NTV which he used to give health advice.

‘If you can afford Jameson then pay dowry,’ shouts Mwalimu Kingangi

2. Daddy Owen

Owens father passed away after a sudden cardiac arrest in October 2017.

News about Mzee Mwatia’s death was first shared by singer Daddy Owen, through a statement sent to close friends and relatives.

‘I pray this finds you well, it’s with sadness to inform you that we lost our dad on Saturday night due to a sudden cardiac arrest at our rural home.

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It is, therefore, my honor to invite you to a thanksgiving service this Thursday, 12th Oct at the NPC Valley RD 5-7PM.

Keep us in your,’’ read Daddy Owen’s statement. 

3. Timeless Noel

Citizen Television presenter Timeless Noel lost his father months ago at a Kisumu hospital.

Until his death, Mr Noel’s father had been in a coma and admitted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

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Timeless Noel
Timeless Noel and his late dad

4. DJ Kalonje

The celebrated spinmaster lost his father following a long illness .

The Kenyan Mix Masters Entertainment’s DJ eulogised his father as an astute man who taught him valuable lessons in life.

“Dear dad, I just want to thank you for everything, you raised us on one principle, love is the answer.

It’s with disbelief and sorry I say goodbye to you. May you rest well. I will take care of Mum for you. Till we meet again,” his post read.

DK Kalonje and his late dad
DK Kalonje and his late dad

5. Sonko

Nairobi governor Mike Sonko lost his dad in 2015 after a longillness.

Sonko had earlier asked Kenyans to pray for his dad before his untimely death.

GOD heal my Dad and all the patients admitted in different hospitals countrywide in the mighty name of JESUS,” Mike Sonko shared earlier.

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Not long after that he shared news of his father’s death.

“Dear Kenyans and watu wangu nyote in general I thank each and everyone of you for your prayers during my Dad’s sickness.

We all loved him but GOD loved him more than us. Mzee has just left us.”

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‘Doctor thought I was self aborting,’ Nairobi woman tells of contraceptives horror

University student Rachael, 22, dreads the thought of periods because of the pain and discomfort she has to endure month in month out.

So bad is it, doctors once mistook her cramps for abortion.

“On one occasion, I was in unbearable pain.

When my parents took me to hospital, the doctors insisted on running a test to see if maybe I was aborting or in labour,” the soft-spoken girl tells the Star.

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She adds

I once got a panic attack at home because of my period, and I had to be rushed to hospital.

Another time, I was in school and my period started when we were lined up for parade.

Racheal adds that at some point she got panic attacks

It got really painful and I had to be taken to class by a first aider.

When the pain got worse, I got a panic attack and had to be rushed to Nairobi Women’s Hospital, before my parents came for me.

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The University of Nairobi student says she once started throwing up and having diarrhoea as she came from class at a local college.

I was going home from Zetech and my periods started. I alighted the matatu I was in and went to a nearby hotel because I was feeling ill. 

The hotel manager took me to a chemist and called my mother and auntie to come pick me up.

She has resorted to walking around with Ponstan drugs when she knows her periods are about to start.

Contraception can sometimes delay your flow. It can cause an abnormal flow or one may start spotting over a long period of time

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Father’s heartbreak: ‘My heart is broken and I am still grieving’

The devastated father of twins who were killed by their mother has written a heart breaking poem ahead of Father’s Day, on Sunday.

Steven Ford, 35, was father to 23-month-old toddlers Chloe and Jake who were found dead on December 27 after their mother Samantha Ford, 38, killed them.

Mrs Ford drowned the children at her home in Margate, Kent, after the breakdown of her marriage.

She admitted to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and her plea was accepted.

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The twins Jake and Chloe

Mr Ford took to Twitter on Friday to post new photos of his late children and published poem on Twitter, titled Father’s Day.

In his poem he wrote that he ‘wished he could turn back time’ to when he was their father.

His wife had been involved in a smash with a lorry on the London-bound carriageway of the A299 Thanet Way in Kent at 2.50am, on December 27.

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The late Jake and Chloe

In his heartbreaking poem, he wrote: 'Now it's just me, alone and still grieving My names no longer dad, now it's just Steven'

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When rescuers arrived, she told them to check her Westwood home because her babies were there.

Police arrived at 3:35am and found the dying infants. Paramedics tried to save them, but they were pronounced dead at hospital.

Mrs Ford later admitted she had drowned the children after the breakdown of her marriage. Pathologists believe they died on Boxing Day.

Source:Daily Mail

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Daddy Bliss! 2019’s new celebrity daddy club

Today the world marks fathers day.

A day set aside to celebrate fathers who are doing an exceptional job taking care of their families.

We take a look at celebrities who are to be fathers this year.

1. Jackson Mathu

Kambua and her husband Jackson Mathu are expecting their first child after being married for more than seven years.

The news of her pregnancy have been celebrated by many and we cannot wait for her bundle of joy to arrive.

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2. Benachi

The Kenyan gospel artiste and his wife are expecting their first born and going by their constant posts on social media they are excited.

Benachi and his wife
Benachi and his wife

3. Bahati

Bahati and his wife Diana Marua are expecting their second child as they already have a daughter together, Heaven Bahati.

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Diana Marua and Bahati
Diana Marua and Bahati

4. Kabi Wa Jesus

The celebrity couple Kabi and Milly are expecting their first child and we can’t help but be excited on their behalf.

Sharing photos of his pregnant wife, Kabi wrote,

In Gods perfect time, in His perfect will, in accordance to His purpose.

Kabi wa Jesus and his pregnant wife
Kabi wa Jesus with his pregnant wife

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Read a dad’s cute answers after kids blocked him on Twitter

A social media user has left many envious after sharing her conversation with her dad after she blocked him on twitter alongside her brother.

The lady identified as TemTem says,

Lmao Just remembered that time my brother and I blocked my dad on here. I felt so bad,. 

Like many of us, the woman and her brother had blocked their dad so that he won’t snoop on their lives.

Below is their conversation

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‘Pay dowry or give us back our daughter,’ Diana Maruas family warns Bahati

The dad is further shocked on learning that not only did his daughter block her but that she also shared their ‘private’ conversation to the public.

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‘I am being asked for Ksh 4.9 million dowry,’ cries shocked Kenyan man

Below are some of the reaction comments on the conversation between father and daughter.

Ahhh your dad is so sweet and warm-hearted .

Another adds,

You are a sweet young lady and your Dad is superb. God bless you all

Another social media user adds

Lmao your dad is all shade of savagery mhen. 

Just when you think you have read enough another adds

This is so cute . I teared up a bit when I read “I thought we were friends” it is so good to see a father that truly wants to be in every part of his kid’s life. It’s a blessing girl. 

Another twitter user confesses that he would want such a relationship with his kids in the future.

Just so cute!  This is the kind of relationship and closeness I want with my future children; that care and concern.

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‘Pay dowry or give us back our daughter,’ Diana Maruas family warns Bahati

Diana Marua and her husband Bahati have once again aired their dirty linen in public after Diana’s family came to demand for dowry.

Diana and Bahati are expecting their second child and her family is furious.

Diana Marua

During their reality show, Diana’s family demanded dowry before Diana decides to get more children.

Where is Bahati? Are you hiding him? We have come all the way from Kisumu and we came to see him.

We are very angry.

This is your second child and Bahati promised to come pay dowry and he did not.

We want dowry. Don’t combine efforts with your man so that he does not pay dowry.

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Diana’s family adds,

We have been sent by the elders.

This is the second child and the 3rd and 4th one will come before we receive anything.

Diana Marua and Bahati
Diana Marua and Bahati

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An agitated Diana responds

This is my house and you are being disrespectful. If there is a problem let us sit down and talk about it.

How do you know that Bahati has no paid my dowry?

What elders have sent you?

Bahati was nowhere to be seen as the ugly scene unfolded and it is obvious that Diana was agitated.

Bahati’s brother came to Diana’s rescue by telling her family to keep off given that everything had been sorted with the elders.

How are women involved in the dowry process? he asks

We finished the dowry process with the elders if there is anything remaining let the elders come themselves.

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‘If you can afford Jameson then pay dowry,’ shouts Mwalimu Kingangi

Mwalimu Kingangi has revealed why he does not look forward to dowry traditions in Kenya being overlooked.

He says that the move will help erode this treasured culture.

The admission came after Maina Kageni confessed that a friend of his was recently asked for Ksh 1 million as dowry.

According to Maina, this is absurd but according to Mwalimu 1 million is OK.

The same way he gets money for Jameson is the same way he should look for dowry.

Ruracio is the Court of Appeal when it comes to marriage.

The problem with young people is that they want shorts cuts but they do not understand that shortcuts do not work.

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Mwalimu adds that its time people respected efforts put by parents on their kids.

You need to realize that this woman has been brought up by a village. Harambees have been held to educate her to become the doctor she is.

Mwalimu Kingangi adds,

You think that by giving her a space at Whisky River that is enough to make her your wife?

Marriage is not a joke so go out there and look for dowry.

Men how much would you pay as dowry for your woman?

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‘I am being asked for Ksh 4.9 million dowry,’ cries shocked Kenyan man

A Kenyan man left Maina Kageni flabbergasted after he confessed what he and his friends were asked as part of the dowry.

According to the man, the family of the girl asked for cash over the fact that the girl suckled her mother’s breasts dry during childhood.

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He says,

We went for a dowry ceremony among the Duruma.

We were asked to give cash to them for helping seducing our woman .

Maina you have to pay this ‘fee’ in cash.

We gave all the cash we had, we even had to ask for cash through Mpesa.

By the end of it all we had given Ksh 1.5 million.

She never showed up on our wedding day only to resurface carrying another man’s baby

The caller adds,

We were also asked for cash to compensate the fact that the woman we wanted had left her mums’ breast dry.

According to the elders lazima tungelipia.

Another fan adds,

My wife is South African and I have been asked for 700,000 South African Rand which is Ksh 4.9 million.

We have a kid and I love her so I have no option here.

The money is a lot given that elders from her home are still asking for more stuff.

Her whole family is here but they want me to take the dowry to South Africa.

Why do they take advantage of us men?

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‘Here is why your wife looks older than your mother,’ Akothee reveals

In an era where filters are the in thing, Akothee has advised Kenya men to learn to appreciate their women with all their flaws.

This is because most of the things we see on Instagram are not real. Most people are living by the mantra ‘fake it till you make it’.

Akothee advises,

  1. Never compare your wife with ladies you see on social media, she is the mother of your child! treat her stretchmarks as a beautiful natural tattoo💪, this is a special sacrifice she made, for you to be called a daddy.
  2.  Your wife’s priority is not to glam up on social media, but to make sure every member of the family is secure.
  3. Your wife looks older than the ladies on social media simply because she is living reality and growing grey hair from thinking of what next with your family including the lubbish you 🤔.

‘Women should wear a weave for 1 week, mine is worth 76k’ Akothee brags

4. The money you spend on ladies you meet out there, would have been good money for a family retreat and see your children jump on a bouncing castle 🤔
5. Having excuses of not being home every weekend hurts and cuts deep into a woman’s heart. If wishes were horses, weekends should be cut off your routine🤔

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Akothee

6. You never have money for your family, but you got money to spoil your friends 🤔 your wife looks older than your mother, simply because she is carrying pain 🤔
7. Don’t complain that she gained weight, she is broken from inside and has no time to take care of herself💔 she is busy taking care of you and the family 🤝
8. You wonder why she is unhappy 🤔 you never appreciate her or her beauty never surprised her even with a flower 🤔
Women are strong, but they incubate a lot
Take care of your wife and children
All these people you are entertaining will come to your burial on the burial date, and take photos with your coffin🤔

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How to get and keep your dream man in 4 easy steps

Many times the dating landscape is littered with dating advice for women that ultimately leads to one destination: How do I get and keep my dream man?

I have the answers for you but you might not like them. Why? The advice in this article is not politically correct, it involves hard work that inevitably works.

Let’s begin

Intimacy (I can’t mention adult words in this article because Daddy Google will punish the site) so when you see me using the word (intimacy, intimate), please replace it with a word that starts with S and ends with X.

Let’s get this out of the way-Intimacy will get you in the door with a high-value man (your dream man) but it will not keep his attention. Every other woman he meets on the streets can offer him that.

What distinguishes you from all these other women? What value addition can you provide in his life apart from intimacy?

Your Value addition

1. Submit

How dare I mention that dirty word? I have and it is probably the most powerful tool a woman has in her arsenal of getting a man to not only commit but stay for the long haul.

Submission gets a bad rep because of the connotations that the woman has no say in the relationship. In fact, the more a woman submits the more her desires are met! Try it if you don’t believe me!

2. Cook and clean

Shock! Yes, I said it. We are in a day and age when feminism has convinced women that doing anything for the man that they are with is tantamount to abuse.

You want to keep that man who is also in demand with other women, start cooking and start cleaning. And if you don’t know, either learn or hire!

3. Don’t nag

I understand that women have emotions, mood swings, and hormones. This can affect how she behaves around her man with her behaviour changing. That is allowed to happen.

But when it becomes the norm rather than the exception then you (the woman) become a nightmare for the man. Let your company as a woman be pleasant, otherwise, your man will soon find other company; either that of other females, a bottle or…

4. Keep the intimacy coming

When women get comfortable that they have secured the commitment of the man that they desire, they get bored and the intimacy dwindles, making intimacy an obligation rather than something she enjoys.

That should not happen in your relationship. If you are not intimate with him he will go elsewhere.

What rationale does a man have to leave you if you are following all of the above? None. But if he does, aren’t all men trash anyway?

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Are you Zari? Betty Kyallo trolled for hiding new ‘man’

Betty Kyallo’s social media has lit up the past week after people started speculating about the new man in her life. The K24 host has been on the down-low concerning her love life keeping that aspect hidden.

This week she released a photo of herself in a car with a mystery man.

In the photo, she had obscured the face of the man. Some sleuths deep some investigating and think that they have uncovered the identity of the man, even alluding to it the comment section of her page.

Betty Kyallo in studio
Betty Kyallo in studio

That was not all that came of the photo, some of her 1.3 million Instagram followers are asking her why she is doing things like Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan.

Zari has been dating a mystery man called King Bae whom she refuses to let the public see.

Zari and King bae at the new mansion
The socialite with her new man

 

Read some of the posts below;
shirumiewairumu; Bety and Zari muwache vako…..first pic you shared alikuwa na magoti nyeusi😅😅😅second one white hands 😂😂😂 now ako na Indian hair 😂😂😂😂😂
amycheru895; Unajiona zari wa kenya
kamau_wa_muriu; We’ll scratch to reveal 😂😂😂
roseirungo; Betty umesahau usha tuonyesha Mzee chandalia 😂😂😂😂
felix_mogoa; Ngoja niwape hint. Nywele sio ya mkenya halisi, labda mhindi ama mzungu. Dah, pilipili nisiyoila inaniwashia nini sasa..
lynnmaggee; Huyu ndio Kenyan version ya King bae🤣🤣🤣
_lynn_iryn; I know this guy.. That day pale sifa towers akiwa your chauffer.. Lol. U look good together

Betty Kyallo in red
Betty Kyallo in red

saffiahm; 😅😅😅 Betty pia umeanza kaa zari #😂😂😂
juneonyango; I repeat protect him…,,.
sir_marcus_mwangi; Now why do you post if you ain’t showing us the face😳
rose_wanjohi; Naona nywele ya muhindi mahali 😹😹
lungahoedith; Hhh this time watajua hawajui wewe na zarithebosslady hii instagram 🔥🔥

People suspect that she is dating the son of a wealthy Indian industrialist. If so, let her prosper.

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Don’t be conned! Characteristics of new Kenyan currency bank notes

The Central Bank launched the new Kenyan currency bank notes on Madaraka Day. The new notes are characteristically smaller and are very different from the notes Kenyans have gotten used to.

So many are asking an important question? How can one protect themselves from fraud and being given a fake note? Below is a list of things you should know about the new notes that will ake you more discerning;

Characteristics of the new notes are;

1. When u run your fingers over the genuine note, you should and can feel the word Kenya and the value of the currency.
2. When you run your fingers again along the edge over the genuine note, you should feel the number of bars in tandem with the value of the currency as follows;

-KES 50- 1 bar
-KES100- 2 bars
-KES 200- 3 bars
-KES 500- 4 bars
-KES 1000- 5 bars
3. When you hold your genuine note to the light and from both sides, you should see the watermarks of a perfect lion’s head, a text that is written ‘CBK’ and the value of the banknote.
4. The security thread of a genuine banknote appears as a continuous line.
5. If u tilt your banknote at an angle, the security thread changes from Red to Green.
6. For KES 200, 500, 1000 there is an additional rainbow color.

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Fatuma Gedi goes to police after alleged assault by MP

Wajir East MP Rashid Amin has assaulted Wajir Women representative Fatuma Gedi at Parliament buildings.
Rashid reportedly accosted Fatuma at Parliament parking lot and engaged her in a heated discussion before physically assaulting her as legislators and security officers watched helplessly.

Fatuma Gedi recording at the police station
Fatuma Gedi statement at the police station

Star established that Rashid demanded to know why Gedi – a member of budget committee – did not allocate any money to his Wajir East Constituency during the recent visit by the budget team. The Budget and Appropriation teanm was in Wajir east for budget public hearing.
“It was about 9.50 am I was with Gladys Wanga (Homabay woman representative) when I met the Honourble member. We just said hello and he asked me how comes we did not put anything for him in his constituency and I told him you were not there and you were the host MP and you mobilized your people to come and present their case,” Fatuma told the Star.

“He called me stupid and nonsense and then he beat me. I was shocked, I could not believe it. He came again and hit me. ”
Wanga who was with Gedi confirmed the assault.

Fatuma Gedi at the police station
Fatuma Gedi at the police station

“We were going to Protection house, when we got there we met Rashid Amin who is my colleague in PIC. They started to converse in Somali so I just stood by to wait for Gedi. A few minutes into the conversation I just saw him hitting Gedi on the cheek, she was crying and bleeding. I didn’t know what could lead to that. I was surprised that a colleague can assault a female member,” Wanga said.

Gedi was rushed to Karen Hospital where first aid was administered before recording statement at Parliament Police Station under OB 20/13/6/2019.
Contacted Amin did not deny or confirm the assault allegations only saying he will respond to the Police.
“Treat it as a rumour, I will respond to the police,” he said.

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Chipukeezy speaks marijuana and the quality he loves most in a woman

Chipukeezy is a renowned comedian and drug activist. He works as a board member at NACADA. He and a few other celebs recently pledged to pay the fees for a 15-year-old girl. The girl had the misfortune of being the subject of a viral video showing her in a drunken state.

Chipukeezy helping the girl
Chipukeezy helping the girl

We called the comic and asked him some questions regarding his work at the government agency. He was very forthcoming and revealed the frustrations that he has undergone fighting the vice that is drug and alcohol abuse among the youth.

He said the biggest issue he has seen personally with the drugs menace was that there was a lack of proper education for the youth to make informed decisions.

Chipukeezy barefoot
The comedian walking barefoot

He said that there had been a failure for responsible parties(be it the government, parents or teachers) to properly expound and educate the youth when it came to this menace.

The popular T.V host also said that he believed that the country was not ready to legalize marijuana. He said that in maybe 20 years a president would come along who might legalise marijuana but that at the moment the country was not able to make an informed choice about the drug.

Chipukeezy said that his solution for tackling the drugs menace was proper, exhaustive and deliberate education of the masses starting from the grassroots.

Chipukeezy with Eric Omondi
Chipukeezy at an event with Eric Omondi

In the interview, we also segued to his personal life and we asked him about what attracts him to a woman?

Chipukeezy with Kibanja
Chipukeezy with Kibanja
Chipukeezy with Kibanja
Chipukeezy with Kibanja

He said that the most endearing quality he sees in a woman is, ‘honesty’ also adding that love is a beautiful thing. The entertainer has been dating a socialite called Kibanja.

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Doctors reveal Ebola outbreak in Uganda

A five-year-old has died of Ebola in Uganda in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Health officials said the boy passed away last night after testing positive for the killer virus in Uganda, which has been on high alert for 10 months.

The boy was from the DRC, and had reportedly travelled across the border with his mother and other family members to see his father.

More than 2,000 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the north-eastern part of the DRC since the outbreak began last August.

Official figures show the death toll in the African nation now stands at 1,396, with half of the fatalities having occurred since April.

Confirmation of cross-border contamination is a blow to local officials who have desperately tried to stop the spread of Ebola.

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‘The boy who tested positive for Ebola in Kasese yesterday passed on last night in the isolation unit,’ an official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

‘The minister for health (Ruth Aceng) will be briefing the country about the death of the boy and arrangements to bury the body.’

The official said the child, who traveled to Uganda from the DRC on Monday, was likely to be buried later today.

The child and his family entered the country through Bwera border post and sought medical care at a hospital in Kagando.

Uganda’s health ministry and the WHO have sent a rapid response team to the western town of Kasese to trace likely cases.

The WHO said that aid workers will vaccinate those who may have come into contact with the boy.

The unidentified child was receiving supportive treatment at Bwera ETU, an Ebola treatment unit.

Two of his family members were being tested for Ebola after developing symptoms, with results expected later today.

Congo’s health ministry in a separate statement said the boy, from Mabalako, arrived on Monday at Congo’s Kasindi border post.

There, a dozen family members appeared to have symptoms and were transferred to an isolation center at the local hospital for observation.

Six family members then broke away while being transferred to an Ebola treatment center in Beni and crossed into Uganda.

Ugandan officials found the family members at the Kagando hospital, where the boy’s Ebola case was confirmed.

Officials from the two countries will meet today about the possibility of sending the family back to Beni in Congo for treatment, the health ministry said.

It is not clear how the family members were able to cross the border, where millions have travelers have been screened for Ebola since the outbreak began.

Ugandan health teams ‘are not panicking,’ Henry Mwebesa, a physician and the national director of health services, told The Associated Press.

He cited the country’s experience battling previous outbreaks of Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.

‘We have all the contingencies to contain this case,’ Mr Mwebesa said. ‘It is not going to go beyond’ the patient’s family.

The family likely did not pass through official border points, where all travelers are screened for a high temperature and isolated if they show signs of illness.

The child’s mother, who is married to a Ugandan, ‘knows where to pass. She does not have to go through the official border points,’ Mr Mwebesa said.

Dr Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, said: ‘News of an Ebola case confirmed in Uganda is tragic but unfortunately not surprising.

‘Uganda is very well prepared, has established surveillance and given the Merck vaccine to health care workers, but we can expect and should plan for more cases in DRC and neighbouring countries.

‘This epidemic is in a truly frightening phase and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon. There are now more deaths than any other Ebola outbreak in history, bar the West Africa Epidemic of 2013-16, and there can be no doubt that the situation could escalate towards those terrible levels.’

In April, an expert committee of the WHO decided that DR Congo’s outbreak, while of ‘deep concern’, was not yet a global health emergency.

International spread of a disease is one of the major criteria WHO considers before declaring a situation to be a global health emergency.

Uganda has had multiple outbreaks of Ebola – considered one of the most lethal pathogens in existence – since 2000.

The outbreak in the DRC only appears to be getting worse – week-by-week infection rates are far higher than at any time before March.

Attacks from armed rebels – some believed to be linked to Islamic State – are slowing down the response and risking the lives of locals and aid workers.

Armed militiamen reportedly believe Ebola is a conspiracy against them and have repeatedly attacked health workers battling the epidemic.

There have been more than 120 attacks this year against aid workers, with eighty-five being wounded or killed, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Ebola killed 11,000 people and ravaged West Africa during an epidemic between 2014-15. One case was detected in Spain, Italy and the UK, respectively.

The DRC declared its tenth ever outbreak of Ebola last August in northeastern North Kivu province.

The killer virus, which causes fevers, uncontrollable bleeding and organ failure, quickly spread into the neighboring Ituri region.

-Daily mail