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Story of a Kenyan family in US buying a car for their son sparks outrage, nasty comments

Story of a Kenyan family in US buying a car for their son sparks outrage, nasty comments

Story of a Kenyan family in US buying a car for their son sparks outrage, nasty comments
June 06
17:49 2017

After Kenya Satellite Network posted a feel-good story on Monday about a family that felt it necessary to reward their high school graduate son with a car, (read: Kenyan parents in US reward son wit an Audi A6 for excelling in school), reaction on the social media was fast and furious (literally so).

The story was shared in many Kenyan Diaspora groups. However, the comments appearing under the post in a group named Kenyans in the Unites States (USA) have caught our attention.

Whereas some of the comments are generally encouraging, most are outright nasty, with a few even wondering whether the story was newsworthy.

Check them out and tell us what you think.

Here are some of the comments:

 

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Kennedy Ken Kenny Is this something to share? is it like strange?mmekosa ya kupost hii page sasa,ngoja mwingine anaitwa mungai ako karibu kupost jubilee propaganda tena,

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Wacera Wa Kamau Peleka ukabila na hukoooooo 😒😒

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Tecla Gift hahahahaaaa hapo sasa kennedy ken kenny

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Koech Kip Good luck to kijana but this is definitely not news

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Waziri Baba Olivia Mheshimiwa Hiyo siyo Audi A6 brand new jameni.

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Musa Conglomerate Some folks can be assholes I tell you. We know that it’s not NEW. But it’s New to him. I’m sure you’ve used or heard that “New” car but it’s basically used. Geez guys losen up. Kama mzazi wako didn’t buy you a German machine stop pararira mingi n congratulate the guy….if he was an Akataa,Asian,Mzungu y’all would be kissing their ass and worshipping them. SMFH.

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Willie Butia Most parents in the USA gift their kids a car of some kind as they come of age.

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Symo Mwangi And the monthly payments start officially on August 1st lol!

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Nathan Muya Maingi You got that right!

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Eva Wanjiru 😂 😂 i was thinking the same thing

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Patrick Mbarua Nkt audi can cost $48.00. Thumps up young man

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Ann Pat Is ths really newsworthy?

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Silas Kanyua This is non news. Looks more like bragging.

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Nixon Muiruri Why can’t we be happy for the family ? Why be so petty ? Brand new, used who cares ? The parents promised the child a car and he performed and got one. Look at it this way, remember when you were a kid and you were promised a bike if you became number 1 in school ? Well from this chat I can see those who didn’t get a bike .. 😎😎 let the parents and their child have the spotlight .. congratulations young man, hope you continue the trend in college.

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Stl Estelle You tried tho lol

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Musa Conglomerate Thank you. You hit it.

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Martin Ireri I should also post my 11th grade son with his ride

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Eunice Nyokabi Good encouragement Dad , I know through God’s grace your son will continue doing great. I bless God for this

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Pavlov Viktor this is not new is oldes model 2008

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Margaret Joan Njunge Now teach him responsibility and have him pay his car note or insurance that way he’ll know the value of a dollar.

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Peter Peter For ones the parents didn’t loot the money from some public account. Congrats hard working pple!

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Richard Gachomba Pride Second hand car, almost 10 years old😉

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Flo Karis Ur point?

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Richard Gachomba Pride It,s ok since its a present for the son.

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George Mbugua Mwaniki Bmj style up with your news!!! Am happy for the graduate but…

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Philip Manga Who cares? Do you?

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Peter Njenga Macharia Kweli hii Dubai nikubwa…and i have been struggling to get a second hand car to help me to evangelize here in Maasailand invain.

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Cedric Makwaka You will in Gods name

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Stevox Et Al That car does not look brand new. The last model of A6 3.2 was produced in 2008. 2017 audi A6 is a 3.0T and the front bumper, grill and headlights looks very different from the one in the picture.

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Mike Wallace Kenyans in US are so toxic, they like bad news like ” kenyan youth killed and ate his friend hearts” noogle

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Stevox Et Al Not everyone.

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Robert Ratemo Good for the young man

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Mercie John’s I have an “AUDI-O” but i don’t advertise!!!LOL

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Mercie John’s I know fake publicity….kelele.

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Catherine Kibiku New or old am proud of the dad for taking his son through school,proud of the son for his achievement….

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Shiro Muitungu We have this one problem Kenyans na sijui kama ni wivu ……we don’t know how to appreciate each other,some comments here stinks

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Cedric Makwaka I don’t think ni wivu it’s just that I think everyone does this and it’s not newsworthy and we all know how a car is easy to come by but we do appreciate good stuff like a guy discovering stuff for science

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Beryl Ondiek Damn Kenyans are there own worst enemies… why the jealousy?? This is not unusual, keep hating on pple success and no blessings on you.
Congratulations to the boy and have a successful future..

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Gathu C James First Congratulations! to the boy. secondly i dont see why this is news unless its a tailor made to show off. (shamrack is good at that) which has benefits and disadvantages equally the same. we buy stuff to kids including food all the time and none is in the news.(other kids buy their own cars with no problem) being the only two black kids is overkill. white people are more in US than black(13.5%), so delete that its insulting and sensless like what did you expect(to go get black people and enroll them in ugh!) and bring them in the school?. so that they are not the only two…..

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Fazza Mkallah Na siringi

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Kioni Caroline Education is the key which unlock every door#Congratulation student!

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Maina Wa Njoki I see very bitter people here.if you don’t want to celebrate others,others will celebrate them.be happy for others achievement and God will bless you too.Wacheni chuki ndogo ndogo.

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Wairimu Mahinge Congratulations to the young man.

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James Wachai Wow! Petty jealousy. Ati payment kicks on August 1st. The dealership sold to them after it determined they could afford to pay. That’s, they had good credit. Who in this country pays cash for a car? Even drug dealers won’t do it for fear of arrest. These parents have a right to reward their child in whatever way they choose.

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Wairimu Mahinge Life is short and to each their own.I would give anything to my kids too.Tomorrow is never promised.

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WA Kinyua Congratulations to the graduant and his parents it is a great achievement.Some comments jameni are like from enemies of progress.I only hope some of these comments are not coming from parents.

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Gosborn Nyambati Meroka Waa

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Wangeci Mbugua Why not. If they can afford it and he is a good student

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