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A Kenyan is one of the participants in the season 3 of American reality TV show 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days.

Season 3 of the show, which premiered this month on the TLC channel, features among others Akinyi, a 25-year-old Kenyan woman.

90 Day Fiancé follows couples, with one partner being American and the other a foreigner.

In most cases, the couples meet online and in some cases they have never met in person. The show follows them as they meet in person, apply for a K-1 visa for the foreign partner to move to the US, and then decide whether to get married.

A K-1 visa is given to the foreign financé or fiancée, allowing him/her to enter the United States for a period of 90 days. Within the 90 days, the couple is required to get married and apply for a green card (lawful permanent resident status). If the couple fails to get married within 90 days, the foreigner must leave the US.

According to E! Online, Benjamin had a “miserable” time dating women around Phoenix, Arizona, and decided to expand his search through a dating app online.

He met Akinyi and was immediately smitten with the Kenyan beauty.

“One day, it popped up, ‘Hey, this person liked you!’ Her name is Akinyi, and I was like, ‘Oh, wow! This is a pretty gal.’ I mean, she’s gorgeous! But she’s all the way in Nairobi in Africa. How is she liking me?” he said during an earlier clip of the show. He sent her a message on the app and the two quickly hit it off.

Benjamin had his doubts about Akinyi at first, and wanted to make sure she was who she said she was, as well as the same woman in the photo, so he asked her to take a picture of herself doing the Vulcan salute from Star Trek.

“Who would have a random picture of the Spock sign? I was definitely impressed and once I saw Akinyi on video chat, I knew that she was the one,” he said, according to E! Online.

Akinyi has “never dated a white guy,” according to Benjamin, so he jokingly told her that he is “pretty fly for a white guy,” when they first started dating.

A promotion video shows a conversation between Akinyi and Benjamin, where Akinyi tells him that she will be his bride and they “will live happily ever after.”

Benjamin, 33, is a divorced father with a five-year-old and in the show he packs his bags and makes his first-ever international trip to meet her in Kenya and ask her parents for her hand in marriage.

It won’t be easy, as Benjamin is not only the first boyfriend Akinyi has ever introduced to her family, but also as far as they can remember the first white man to visit their village.

 

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‘We had invested…’ Churchill reveals how the pandemic has hit him

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Comedian Churchill says just like any other business, coronavirus has hit him too.

Churchill, real name Daniel Ndambuki has been doing ‘The Journey Series’ on his TV show which is originally a stand-up comedy show that attracts thousands of viewers.

Speaking to Mpasho, Churchill revealed;

“We had invested quite some amount in the production of the show. And now, you can’t use that gear, you have to put all that aside. You cannot set up something so big for like 200 people, that is loss-making. It almost takes us to where we began. We remain positive though”

Adding;

“I am happy with all that is happening from all other comedians.”

Churchill said this after the launch of TuKo App, which he is the brand ambassador.

Churchill Photo By Charlene Malwa

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Corazon lashes out at body shammers after attending event at Movenpick

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On Thursday night, Corazon Kwamboka and her baby daddy Frankie Kiarie attended a cocktail event at Movenpick.

The hotel partnered with Hennessy to celebrate the close of the year 2020 as well as usher in the forthcoming festive season.

Mama and Baba Taiyari attended the event and even posted photos about it on their social media.

As usual trolls had something to say about Corazon’s body.

She did not spare them one bit.

Check out photos taken by our very able photog Mercy Mumo.

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‘I regret…’ Anne Kiguta opens up about posting her daughter on social media

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TV news anchor Anne Kiguta has announced that she would like to share with her fans more about her life.

However, she draws a line on exposing her children to the limelight.

Anne has three children, one from her previous marriage and fraternal twins with Jomo Gecaga.

Responding to a fan who asked her about her babies, Anne posted a photo of her and her twins but blocked out the faces.

In her response she explained,

“Gosh, so many of you have said this… was the number one response. Well, I will have to let you down on that my loves.”

She added,

“I’m rather traditional (believe it or not) so I’m vehemently against it. My babies are are all still too young, including the eldest, to be on social media.”

Anne continued,

“In fact I really regret having posted my eldest at all. Mummy already has a pretty public life. They deserve their privacy.”

But not to break her fans hearts, Anne promised,

“A reference every once in a while but nothing more than that for a long long time.  Hope  you understand.”

In another post she still emphasized,

“That is my son. Quite the charmer. If only I could tell you half of what they say! But all these are are to me sacred moments…really can’t share much more.”

Not to be daunted though, Anne promised to talk about other aspects of her life.

Here are the various topics she is open to talking about.

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