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Former England striker Peter Crouch ‘names’ son after Divock Origi

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Former England striker Peter Crouch announced the birth of his baby boy on Tuesday by revealing he is thinking of naming after Liverpool FC footballer with Kenyan roots Divock Origi.

Crouch, who played for Liverpool and Stoke City, posted on Twitter: “Our beautiful baby boy was born on Monday June 3 mother and baby Divock Samrat Crouch are doing well.”

The 38 year-old has previously joked that they had thought about naming their fourth child Samrat after his favourite curry house.

He has seemingly opted for Divock – with Samrat as a middle name – in tribute to Liverpool forward Divock Origi who netted the Reds second in their 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Champions League final over the weekend.

Crouch later clarified: “Our boy is beautiful, the name is still to be clarified, unfortunately. Not going for Divock Samrat.”

That he even contemplated posting the name indicates how Divock’s stock has risen following his exploits in the UEFA Champions League semis and final against Barcelona and Tottenham respectively

Divock is a Belgian professional footballer born to Kenyan parents.

Source:Nairobi News

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell poses nude in Kenya

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British supermodel Naomi Campbell has stirred a social media storm after sharing a photo capturing her totally naked while in Kenya.

The model stripped during a photoshoot with British Vogue magazine, a renowned fashion and lifestyle magazine.

In photos shared on her Instagram account, Ms Campbell is facing away from the camera as she shows off her backside. She only wore a thin chain around her waist.

“First drop of Golden Hour BTS in Kenya for @britishvogueJuly 2019 🇰🇪 #NAOMIAFRICA,” wrote the Supermodel.

Fans shared their varied reactions.

Ms Campbell was last in Kenya in November 2018 and stayed at the Lion in the Sun hotel in Malindi owned by Italian billionaire Flavio Briatore.

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Lawyer sues KQ after being ‘thrown out’ of flight to Nairobi

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A lawyer has sued the Kenya Airways for negligence claiming he was mistreated and detained at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania over his return flight ticket.

Peter Kiprotich Bore has filed a suit before the Milimani Commercial Court in Nairobi seeking compensation for damages over alleged inconveniences after his return flight was aborted.

The lawyer contends that he booked two tickets for flight trips between Kilimanjaro and JKIA on April 15 through Kiwi.com, an online travel agent, as he intended to travel on April 16.

Mr Bore claims KQ cleared him to travel through a Precision Air flight that was scheduled to fly from Nairobi to Arusha.

Trouble, however, began during his return flight that evening when the same Precision Air disowned him and forced him out of the flight on claims that his name was not on the flight manifest.

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I’m jittery on my return to screen, says Janet Mbugua ahead of NTV debut

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Celebrated media personality Janet Mbugua is returning to the screen with an all-new show on NTV.

Her return comes two years after she called it quits at Citizen TV.

Janet told Nairobi News in an exclusive that despite working as an anchor for a decade, she is still jittery.

“I am so jittery and that shows that I care about the product. A mentor once told me, the day you stop being nervous you should be worried,” she said.

NTV Production Manager Mercelline Maroma told Nairobi News that the new show dubbed, “Here and Now”, will be centered on the youth and will tackle social, economic and political issues they are facing.

GIVE YOUTH A VOICE

“We want to give the youth a voice and have a sober conversation on what is going on in their lives,” said Ms Maroma.

Here and Now” will start airing next week on Thursday night and it will have the host and a panel discussing various issues affecting the youth.

Ms Mbugua, who runs her own YouTube channel where she shares details of her life with her fan base of more than 30,000 subscribers, disclosed in 2017 that she took a break from TV to spend time with her young family.

Through a post on her blog, she reflected on her 10-year career as a broadcast journalist and thanked all those who made it possible for her.

She has been the ambassador of  the ‘Help A Child Reach 5’ campaign sponsored by Lifebuoy. She is also the founder of Inua Dada Foundation.

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