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Ambassador Odembo to chair Books for Africa’s Summit Society

The Board of Directors for Books for Africa on the recommendation of its executive board unanimously confirmed Kenya's ambassador to the United States as...

Midiwo-Odembo: Invest in Women for best returns

Hopkins, Minnesota - At a breakfast meeting in June, Aoko Midiwo Odembo encouraged Kenyan women to pursue their dreams, participate in business enterprise and to offer each other support.

Kenya Identity Cards to be issued June 6 & 7 in Minnesota

A change in policy by the Kenya government means some of its select embassies have the capacity to issue the country's national identity cards....

New Kenyan Ambassador holds discussions with Mshale’s Gitaa

  Kenya's new ambassador to the United States, Robinson Njeru Githae, held a high level discussion with Mshale founder and publisher, Tom Gitaa, at the...

Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory Council

KILIFI, Kenya - Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent countries has vowed to expand...

Kenya County governments show strong presence at U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Moiro Omari had never been to the United States before but that did not stop him from taking the invitation to attend the U.S.-Africa...

Northern Kenya Education Trust caught in legal wrangle in U.S. court

UPDATE: The Minnesota court system website now shows the lawsuit has been settled since our story below was published. Thus there will be no...

Illiteracy not an option, declares NoKET during U.S. launch

BLOOMINGTON, Minn - Northern Kenya Education Trust (NoKET) kicked off its United States launch in Minneapolis on May 11th in its quest to promote...

Raila shoots down Ministry for Diaspora Affairs

BLOOMINGTON, Minn - Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Kenya has shot down calls by Kenyans abroad for the creation of a ministry in charge of Diaspora affairs. Instead, the prime minister said the Diaspora desk in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be strengthened.

Kenya’s Ambassador promises to ‘clean house’

Elkanah Odembo, Kenya’s ambassador to the United States, was in Minnesota in June to celebrate Madaraka Day with Kenyan Minnesotans; commemorating forty-eight years since Kenya attained internal self-rule from the British. Odembo assured Kenyans that his office is improving services.