Monthly Archives: August 2009
Video Highlights: Safaricom CEO, Michael Joseph, Keynotes the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and...
ATLANTA - The CEO of Safaricom, East and Central Africa's largest mobile phone service provider, was the keynote speaker at the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum in Atlanta.
Kenya Diaspora Honors Dr. Bitange Ndemo
ATLANTA - Dr. Bitange Ndemo is the recipient of the 2009 Association of Kenya Professionals in Atlanta (AKPA) Leadership Award. Dr. Ndemo was presented with the award at the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum held at Kennesaw State University. Dr. Ndemo is the Permanent Secretary in Kenya’s Ministry for Information.
Kenyan Banks Have Reason to Fear, Safaricom CEO Says
ATLANTA - Kenyans banks have reason to fear as M-Pesa, the money transfer service offered by Safaricom primarily targeting the unbanked Kenyan populace grows in popularity, the company’s CEO Michael Joseph said during an address at the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum in Atlanta. "It costs you Ksh. 300 to withdraw your money from your bank account," he said.
Video Highlights from Kenya Diaspora and Investment Forum in Atlanta
Kenyans in the Diaspora are gathered in Atlanta for the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum. The Mshale team is reporting live from the conference via video, web reports and twitter.
Kenya Diaspora Conference: Universities Vital for Economic Development
Editor’s note: The Mshale team is reporting live from the conference site of the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment Forum. Periodic postings are appearing on the special conference section of Mshale under Conventions. Click on the Kenya Diaspora ’09 tab. And also on Twitter.
ATLANTA - Universities can be a mechanism for tapping and aligning the Kenyan Diaspora with Kenya's economic goals and innovation, a MIT scholar, Mr. Martin Mbaya has said. He was speaking at the ongoing Kenya Diaspora International Conference and Investment forum going on here this weekend.
Foreign Aid Mentality Holding Back Africa, Kenya Diaspora Conference Told
ATLANTA - The foreign aid mentality prevailing in Africa has held back development, Kenya's permanent secretary for information Dr. Bitange Ndemo said today during a keynote address in Atlanta at the 2nd Kenya Diaspora International conference and Investment forum.
Atlanta to Host Second Kenya Diaspora Investment Conference
Corporate leaders, civil sevice leaders and investors will convene on August 20 in Atlanta for the second Kenyan diaspora international conference and investment forum. Kennesaw State university will again be the conference's host for the second time.
Kenyan President Confers Highest Civilian Award on Bowling Green Professor
Dr. Kefa Otiso becomes Third Kenyan in the Diaspora to Receive Award
The President of the Kenya Scholars and Students Association (KESSA) and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) professor, Dr. Kefa Otiso is among four recipients of the Elder of Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) service award bestowed by Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki, on December 12, 2008. Dr. Otiso is Associate Professor of Geography at Bowling Green University.
Words of Victory!
The words we speak are powerful tools for achieving our goals and dreams in life. Claiming dominion over situations through the statements we make will keep our mind focused on solutions versus problems.
Religious workers – The New Regime
The immigration laws provide two ways for religious workers (ministers & non-ministers) to legally work in the United States, either as a non-immigrant temporary worker under the R-1 category or as a special immigrant (Form I-360).