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TV executive Terryanne Chebet bereaved

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Celebrated TV business journalist Terryanne Chebet is bereaved. Chebet lost her brother-in-law, Eric Ouma, who at some point sought treatment in India, on Wednesday.

The Fanaka TV chief executive officer made the announcement on her Instagram page with a moving tribute.

“Yesterday, after a long illness bravely borne, Eric went to be with the Lord. We will sorely miss you, you went too soon but God needed you home,” wrote Chebet.

She recalled her family’s reaction when her sister Jerop disclosed that she was getting married.

‘LUCKY MAN’

When my sister first told us about a young man who wanted to marry her, we were so keen to meet him because we knew he was a lucky man,” she wrote.

“@ericouma asked Jerop to be his wife and he quickly became my mother’s favourite son, and we gained an amazing and humorous brother.”

She added: “Jerop and the kids will deeply miss you. We may never understand why, but we keep our trust in the Most High. Thanking all of you who stood by us as we fund-raised for Eric’s treatment in India last year and Thank you to the many of you who kept praying and keeping Jerop’s family in your thoughts . May God keep you and bless you!”

Chebet’s BFF Jacque Maribe is facing murder investigation. She and her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Joe Jowi are prime suspects in the murder of 26-year-old businesswoman Monica Kimani at her Kilimani estate apartment more than a week ago.

 

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Omosh reveals his pay while starting out at Tahidi High

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Comedian and actor Joseph Kinuthia popularly known as ‘Omosh’ from his role in Citizen TV’s program Tahidi High has opened up about how he landed the role and how much he was being paid per episode.

Before joining the program, Omosh was a garbage collector but in 2005, his elder sister Naomi Kamau told him to try out for the Tahidi Auditions.

“I worked as a garbage truck driver for five years until 2000,”  he said in the interview with Nation.

“Naomi always told me I had something special as an actor as she had watched me since childhood…I became ‘Omosh,’ a smart-aleck, know-it-all watchman and with my years working in the garbage dumps in the slums of Nairobi, I could not have been better suited for this part.” 

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While many actors in Kenyan have always started with a low amount, Omosh was lucky to be paid a considerable amount of money after enlisting.

“I was only getting paid 3,000 per episode, but I was giving the part the very best I could.” he said. 

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CNN’s Richard Quest speaks on being gay during Nairobi tour

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CNN anchor Richard Quest has opened up to being gay and has urged Kenyans embrace same sex relationships.

Quest was on Tuesday interviewed by Capital FM where he explained that he chose to live in New York and London because they have no restrictions on who one chooses to love.

They are both cities that people in this country can admire, would aspire to be in and would look forward to visiting. There is a reason why I live in those cities…There is a reason why those cities attract the talent and wherever because we can live our lives as we wish. We can love who we wish,” he said.

The journalist said Kenya should embrace same sex relationships to allow people to live and work freely and compete with other nations.

DECRIMINALISE HOMOSEXUALITY

I am obviously going to be advancing an agenda that says there should be at least the decriminalization of same sexual activity. It is straight forward, I am not gonna mess around with that one. That is obviously my belief…I do not for a moment, doubt the sincerity of those people who are against me on this issue.

And I can respect their point of view, I merely say that in this day and age, if you want to succeed, if you want Kenya to be a thriving, vibrant modern economy, you are going to look at this in a different way and ask yourself what is it about these very successful places that we need to at least try to attract. That is the way you do it. You let people live their lives, love who they want and the way they wish,” he said during the interview on the morning radio show.

The CNN anchor had back in 2014 opened up his fears before coming out, wondering how it would affect his family and friends, his credibility as a journalist and how people will view his ‘Quest Means Business’ show.

“All in all professionally, I know the work I do here every day is better because I’m honest about who I am,” Quest said in his show.

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Con alert: This man is duping job seekers with Qatar jobs

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BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA

Police in Nairobi arrested a man who can been conning people on posting them jobs to Qatar.
Joseph Kipkoech Keino was arrested on Monday afternoon and is set to be arraigned in court on Tuesday.
Police did not disclose how many people conned and how much money he had obtained, only saying he will be charged with obtaining money by false pretense.

Joseph Kipkoech Keino at DCI headquarters. PHOTO | COURTESY

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