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The family property thorn in Eugene Wamalwa’s flesh



Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa has been in the limelight over mistreatment claims against his elder brother’s children.

Although he has dismissed the claims as fake news, part of the late Kijana Wamalwa’s family has accused the CS of abandoning them.

Kijana Wamalwa’s son Derick Mboya has in the past accused Eugene of not playing his role and stepping up following his father’s death in 2003.

He did not leave a will.Part of Mboya’s complaints is the fact that he and his sister Michelle Nafuna, also known as Chichi, are being asked to leave their house.

Once their mother Yvonne Wamalwa died, the two moved in the Karen home after she was granted a letter of administration. The home is part of the feud that threatens to drive Chichi and Derrick out into the streets.

Willie Big, Willie Small, Alice and Yvonne. [Photo, Courtesy]

But Eugene’s allies have further defended him, saying when Yvonne came back to Kenya all misgivings were cleared.“The issues were minor.

They later met severally and had regular talks on the phone. It became a mutual friendship till her death,” the aide said.The source says the relationship with the children had been sour even while Yvonne was still alive.

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“Willie Big and Willie Small, her steps sons, were not in good terms with her previously. They felt abandoned when she went to live in Australia.”

Yvonne is said to have worked on her relationship with the children, which was sustained until her death.

Yvonne and Eugene at a social function. [Photo, Courtesy]

Eugene’s aide adds that as Yvonne’s health deteriorated, women from the Wamalwa family travelled to Nanyuki to Yvonne’s sister Stephanie’s house to visit, claims Willie Small agrees to.

Eugene is said to have once paid Sh800,000 hospital bill at Aga Khan, where Yvonne was being treated.Eugene allegedly organised to have Yvonne’s younger sister Jacqueline given a job in Australia so that the children are cared for.

Speaking to Standard Digital, Willie Small on Friday said Chichi was not thrown out of school as claimed.

“She was taken out of school. They wanted to take her to Australia but a few things got in the way,” he said.Willie Small further revealed that he and his brother Willie Big were out of school for seven years.When they reached out to CS Eugene, only two semesters at USIU were paid for in 2015-16.

Asked why he didn’t come out with the information and feud earlier, Small said, “we didn’t want to expose ourselves and our family to public ridicule”.

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The family seemed to paint a picture of an even bigger rift that goes beyond paying for education.

Small told Standard Digital that Chichi took out a Restraining Order against a number of the family members, including Eugene, in February 2019.Eugene’s aide says Chichi’s fees was paid to GEMS School directly and faithfully.

CS Eugene Wamalwa and Chichi at GEMS School. [Photo, Courtesy]

Following Yvonne’s death in January 2018, Chichi believed she would leave for Australia, but none of that happened.It is reported that Chichi and Derrick have not availed themselves at the Education ministry to clear details before travelling to Australia.

“Yes there is property at stake but all the children are equal and all should benefit equally,” the aide says.




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VIDEO: Tanzanian woman wants to be President Uhuru’s wife but Kenyans online are not amused



It appears Tanzanian singer Rehema Chalamila popularly known as Ray C infatuation with President Uhuru Kenyatta is not going anywhere anytime soon, if a picture she has shared on social media is anything to go by.

In the photo, the sassy songbird is captured wearing a revealing bodysuit with fishnet stocking while posing near a pool.

“Future Mrs Uhuru!jah love!,” the photo is captioned.

Predictably, the post has attracted great interest from the online community.

“Jamani huyu ashindwe kwa jina la Yesu, Juzi ukitembelewa na malaika akakutia ufahamu, Leo,” said reymsemo.

“Hivii ni wewe juzi ulieongea maneno ya kiroho hapaa mpka nikajua Umeokoka!!!?” asked wilkins_ms.

“Not our president… we love our first lady,” commented roselynatema.

“Ray C all reckless. She’s ready to risk it all,” said ayuma.

“Uhuru wetu wa Kenya ama mgani?” asked stacy 254.

“Haki ringtone apoko anatusumbua atahitaji jiko. Si umchukue tu,” suggested angel_johnson.

Ray C publicly declared her “undying love” for President Kenyatta last year while on a music tour in the country.

She claimed that Mr Kenyatta was the ideal husband for her and this has added to her love for Kenya.


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Uhuru announces end of public commemoration of his father’s death



President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday announced the end of a 41-year-old tradition that was upheld by former President Daniel Arap Moi and his predecessor, the third President Mwai Kibaki.

President Kenyatta declared an end to public observation of August 22, as the day Kenya’s founding President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta died.

The President stated that the decision had been arrived at following consultations with the larger Kenyatta family.

President Uhuru spoke while accompanied  by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta during the laying of a wreath at the mausoleum of  Mzee Kenyatta as part of activities to commemorate the 41st anniversary since his death in 1978. Present too was Deputy President, William Ruto.

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Reprieve for families in Ethiopian Airlines crash as renowned US lawyer takes up case 



Kenya was the worst hit when Ethiopian Airlines plane Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed near the town of Bishoftu on 10th March 2019 killing all 157 passengers on board. A total of 32 Kenyans died in that crash, making Kenya the most affected country.

It has been five months since the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash, affected families have been locked in a legal tussle with US plane manufacturer Boeing for close to half a year now.

Families who lost their kin in the deadly crash can now breathe a sigh of relief as renowned US-based lawyer Manuel von Ribbeck has filed additional lawsuits against Boeing.

For starters, Manuel von Ribbeck is a lawyer who focuses on representing victims of catastrophic incidents, including aviation disasters from human or mechanical errors.

Manuel von Ribbeck (left)Manuel von Ribbeck (left)

Lion Air

Ribbeck is basically the hope of many aircraft accident victims throughout the world. He also represented families who lost their kin in Indonesian carrier – Lion Air Flight 610, which is the same model with Ethiopian Airlines plane Boeing 737 MAX 8. The October 29th 2018 Lion Air crash killed all 189 passengers and crew on board.

Ribbeck’s law firm – Ribbeck Law Chartered and its co-counsels Global Aviation Law Group and Igeria and Ngugi Advocates filed additional lawsuits against Boeing in the case involving Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

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A total of 66 affected family members are seeking $1 billion/Ksh 100 billion in compensation for damages from the American plane manufacturer.

The renowned lawyer seeks to consolidate the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines cases if no settlement is reached soon for his clients. The law firms argue that consolidating the two cases will solve the issue of contradicting orders if the cases are handled by different judges.

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