Kenya – Wankanyakla Self Help Group Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:35:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Kenya – Wankanyakla Self Help Group 32 32 Not all Kenyans transiting through the EU need Schengen visas, only those leaving airports Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:35:55 +0000 Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved.

Social media posts in Kenya claim that new rules set by the European Union (EU) require Kenyans traveling to other countries via Europe to have Schengen transit visas. But this is misleading: the media misinterpreted a notice posted online by the Kenyan Embassy in France. The EU has clarified that travelers do not need visas as long as they stay in designated airport transit areas.

One of the posts where the claim was made was posted on ICT Tac on June 24, 2022, and has since been shared over 1,000 times.

The caption of the video reads: “New visa rules upend Kenyans’ travel plan.”

A voice in the video says that “a new visa requirement is meant to complicate the travel plans of countless Kenyans besides affecting the outcomes of various careers.”

A screenshot of the misleading TikTok video, taken on June 28, 2022

The clip adds that a notice issued by Kenya‘s Ambassador to France, Judy Wakhungu, on June 21, 2022, stated that citizens of the country traveling to non-EU destinations via Schengen cities such as Paris and Amsterdam would be required to apply for transit visas. .

Messages making the complaint were also posted on Facebook (here and here).

The Schengen area visa allows its holders to enter and travel freely in any of the 26 member countries of the EU. There are no border controls in the Schengen area.

The claim, however, is misleading.

No new visa rule

The confusion was sparked by a Newscast in the Business Daily when he reported that Kenyans would have to pay more for new special transit visas when traveling through the EU.

But the Kenyan newspaper has since retracted the story, saying it was “inaccurate”.

“We have misinterpreted a notice issued by the Kenyan Embassy in France stating that travelers changing airports in transit must comply with European Union visa rules,” reads the retraction.

The notice in question has since been removed by the Embassy, ​​but not before Kenyans posted it on social media with similar misleading claims (here and here).

Screenshot showing a copy of the review shared on social media

This prompted a clarification from the EU, saying travelers changing airports while transiting through the Schengen area would need a visa.

“You do not need a visa as long as you stay in the transit areas of the airport. However, if you have a combination ticket which requires you to leave the airport, you will need a visa. Schengen entry”, indicates the EU. clarification.

Wakhungu told AFP Fact Check that the embassy’s notice was simply meant as a reminder of visa rules for Kenyans at airports in the Schengen zone.

The price of one Schengen area visa hasn’t changed – adults pay 11,304 Kenyan shillings ($96) and children aged 6-12 exactly half. Children under 6 and holders of diplomatic passports are issued the visa free of charge.

Journalist Raquel Muigai joins Africa Uncensored after leaving Citizen TV Tue, 28 Jun 2022 05:51:23 +0000

Ms Muigai has already confirmed that she is transitioning into her new role.

Yes, it is, and I am in the process of settling with the human resource. I’ll start uncensored Africa soon,” revealed Raquel.

This comes just days after she won the 2022 Africa Climate Change and Environment Report (ACCER) award in Rwanda.

What an honor to receive this, at such a time, Agnes Oloo and I have been named “Laureates of the 2022 Africa Climate Change and Environment Report (ACCER) Award,she remarked.

Ms. Muigai’s colleagues held an internal farewell party in her honor as they wished her the best in her new role.

It’s been 13 years. It has been a journey. Thank you very much, I am touched. 13 years have been a journey and a half. It is Bernard Ndong who signs for the last time,” he said.

Ndong, who presented his last show on June 25, received a moving farewell from the team who showered him with messages of praise for an illustrious career at the station.

Sports editor Mike Okinyi – in his farewell message – recounted how Ndong ended up in the sports office when he was hired as a sales rep for the media house.

“We were going into the studio to do a screen test for Kirigo Ng’arwa and you asked if you could join us and I said yes, please join.

“I remember it was three weeks of hard training and back and forth and when I finally sent the tape to our boss at the time, Faridah Karoney, she had no doubts and she said “Take Ndong for sports, Kirigo will join for breakfast”, and the rest is history”, Okinyi says.

Kitengela residents benefit from free medical camp – Kenya News Agency Sun, 26 Jun 2022 13:28:41 +0000

Hundreds of Kajiado residents in the Kitengela district benefited from a free medical camp organized by the local Rotary club.

Residents benefited from a range of health services including cervical cancer screening, Covid-19 screening, HIV counseling and testing, free medical consultation, hearing and vision consultation , urinalysis, family planning services, blood sugar, pressure control and family planning counseling.

A mother and her child at the free medical camp organized by the Rotary Club Kitengela. Photo by Diana Meneto

The new president of Rotary Club Kitengela, James Wakaba, noted that one of the goals of the Rotary Club is to improve the general health of the community and one of the ways to achieve this is through early diagnosis.

“We are here to help residents diagnose any medical issues they may have. Through diagnosis, people get to know their health status and understand the medical issues they have quite early on,” he said.

He called on residents to opt for early diagnosis and not wait until they show symptoms, as this helps reduce medical costs.

“Check in a hospital and camps like this and have the doctors look at you holistically so that if there are any medical issues coming up they can be diagnosed early and the treatment will be cheap compared at the time the problem has advanced and need expensive medical procedures,” Wakaba said.

Check Ups Kenya Chief Pharmacist, Kelvin Odongo advised Kenyans to have a healthy diet to boost their immune system.

“People need to have a healthy diet, exercise regularly even walking 30 minutes a day and avoid alcohol to boost their immune system,” Odongo said.

One of the beneficiaries, James Ng’ang’a, was grateful for the free medical camp, saying that with the high cost of living witnessed recently, he had no money to go to the clinic. hospital to have his blood pressure checked.

“I’m grateful for the camp because I got free blood pressure medicine, which I couldn’t afford in the hospital,” he said.

Wakaba revealed that the Rotary Club Kitengela will hold similar camps regularly.

The camp was organized in partnership with Kajiado County Government, St. Theresa’s Dispensary, Lab & Allied, Simba Pharma, Tridem Pharma, Cosmos Limited, Dawalife Sciences and Check Ups Medical Kenya.

By Diana Meneto

Kenya: Odinga’s Marsabit rally marred by chaos blamed on sibling rivalry Fri, 24 Jun 2022 05:49:30 +0000

Nairobi – Police were forced to fire tear gas at an Azimio rally in Marsabit on Thursday to disperse supporters of rival candidates who clashed, disrupting Raila Odinga’s campaign rally.

Chaos blamed on sibling rivalry was also seen in Moyale.

The rallies turned out to be a shouting match between supporters of UPIA Movement party leader Ukur Yatani and United Democratic Movement (UDM) Mohamud Ali who is seeking to retake the county seat for a second term.

It all came down to when Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani had the opportunity to address the gathering.

But as soon as he took the microphone, rival supporters began throwing stones at the podium, prompting the police to intervene.

Bodyguards struggled to shield leaders including Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua as gunfire ripped through the air.

Some of the supporters could be seen throwing rocks at each other while others tackled those waving posters and placards.

This forced Odinga and other leaders to move their campaigns to Marsabit town after the fracas.

Before Yattani was invited to speak, Governor Mohamud Ali had the opportunity to address the gathering amid shouts from the crowd.

“Wachana na hao wachache wameagizwa kupiga kelele. Sisi tunajua kucheza mchezo ya kweli. Wakati ikifika tunajua vile tunacheza. will play us),” he said.

Al-Shabaab militants destroy communication equipment in Kenya Wed, 22 Jun 2022 12:04:51 +0000

Al-Shabaab militants destroy communication equipment in Kenya

MANDERA, Somalia – Al-Shabaab militants based in Somalia destroyed communications equipment in northeastern Kenya on Monday, a strategy typically used when the team prepares to carry out attacks on security agents in the area.

According to official reports, the militants uprooted communications equipment on Monday evening in Mandera County, located near the Kenya-Somalia border. This is the first major attack by militants in the country in as many months.

Security officials said they heard a loud bang in the area on Monday morning and when they checked, they determined the facility had been destroyed by a bomb planted by the militants, the report said.

After the incident, the attackers fled to Somalia as nearby security guards responded quickly to the attack. The number of attackers is not yet known but security officials believe that the militants could have been numerous given the nature of the attack.

North East Police Chief George Seda said they had deployed more police to pursue the attackers who escaped towards the border, the Star reported. There were no notable injuries, but officials said the telecommunications mast was destroyed.

Police officers in Kenya generally guard telecommunications masts in the northeast, given frequent destruction by Al-Shabaab militants. Previously, militants destroyed equipment to hamper communications in the area.

The terrorists also planted explosives on the roads used by the security agencies. More personnel have since been sent to the area and Border Patrol Unit operations have stepped up to tame the surge.

Kenya Defense Forces [KDF] troops based in the area are currently pursuing the militants to their hideouts, but reports indicate that they have since crossed into Somalia. There are nearly 3,500 KDF soldiers in the Horn of Africa country.


Kenya Moore’s dating history ranges from Mike Tyson and Marc Daly to Ludacris Mon, 20 Jun 2022 14:10:51 +0000

Kenya Moore has become a very successful woman, best known for her appearance on the top-ranked Housewives series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta since 2012. In addition to reality television, Moore is an actress, model, and influencer and rose to popularity after winning Miss USA in 1993 and placing in the top six in the Miss Universe pageant that same year.

Kenya is a successful and gorgeous woman – if we say so ourselves, and her dating history shows her popularity among others. reality titbit is here to look back at people she’s dated in the past as well as her current relationship status. Check it out.

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Kenya has had six serious relationships

Before meeting her last ex-boyfriend and husband, Kenya had five pretty serious relationships that we know of. The reality TV star tends to keep her private life personal, so it’s unclear if there has been more.

His main relationships have been with Allen Iverson, Mike Tyson, Terrell Owens, Marc Daly and the infamous Matt Jordan, who we’ve seen a lot on RHOA.

Kenya Moores dating history has been the subject of much speculation on the internet for quite some time and it is relatively easy to find out who Moore is dating, but more difficult to keep track of her flings and breakups. However, we do know that she also reportedly dated the musician, Ludacris, for a while after meeting him on Celebrity Apprentice.

Kenya dated ‘bad boy’ Matt Jordan

We only got to see a small part of Kenya’s relationship with Matt in 2016 on RHOAbut let’s just say what we saw was not the best!

Matt was subject to some pretty violent outbursts on the show while dating Moore, after kicking down his hotel room door and smashing his garage window, fans were relieved for Kenya when they saw him. called.

However, their breakup was not easy as there were more arguments and very hard feelings, so much so that Kenya had to seek a temporary restraining order in 2017 after claims that Matt had called her more than 30 times.

Kenya recently divorced Marc Daly

Kenya’s most recent husband was Marc Daly who she married in 2017. Sadly after four years of marriage, in 2021 she decided to call it quits.

Their relationship did not seem positive from the start because after only one year of marriage, in September 2018, they separated. They seemed to rekindle things but Kenya announced their divorce in early January.

Confirmed by his representative at the time PEOPLEcourt documents obtained by Speed ​​cameras online said Moore and Daly have been living in a “good faith state of separation” since September 2019.

Kenya is currently single and seems to be living her best life, with no men on the scene at the moment.



Niamh is a multi-faceted journalist with specialist interests in entertainment, lifestyle and culture. She recently graduated with a journalism degree from the University of South Wales and enjoys writing feature stories, reviews and fashion stories.

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]]> Kenya announces the death of an iconic male lion Sat, 18 Jun 2022 17:00:54 +0000

The majestic lion named Sirikoi at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. /KWS

The majestic lion named Sirikoi at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. /KWS

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) announced on Saturday the death of a charismatic male lion from an undisclosed disease in its natural habitat inside Nairobi National Park.

The majestic lion named Sirikoi was born in January 2014 in the Sosian Valley, located in Laikipia County, northwest Kenya. He comes from the MF family, one of the most dominant and charismatic prides, specifies KWS in a press release published in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital.

Sirikoi was a majestic lion with deep and tactical hunting skills that allowed him to attack and subdue large prey like giraffes and buffalo alone, according to KWS.

“Notably, he had a distinctive dark mane which is a strong indicator of a lion’s health, vigor and strength as well as testosterone levels,” KWS said.

Prior to her disappearance, Sirikoi fathered offspring with female counterparts at Nairobi National Park, a wildlife sanctuary on the southeastern edge of the Kenyan capital.

The iconic lion will be immortalized in the National Museum of Kenya, according to KWS.

According to a wildlife census by Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife released in August 2021, the country’s lion population stood at 2,000 but carnivores faced a myriad of threats including loss of habitat, poaching and climate-induced shocks and diseases.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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