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VIDEO: ‘You will rule forever,’ excited Mombasa residents tell Uhuru

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Mombasa town came to standstill on Thursday when President Uhuru Kenyatta casually walked into Barka restaurant within the CBD to enjoy a light lunch.Dressed in a blue shirt and black pants, Uhuru is seen coming out of Barka Hotel in Mombasa town, a Swahili restaurant famed for its mouth-watering biryani.Shortly after, a crowd was forming outside, with everyone beckoning to shake the hand of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.

Chants like “Wewe ndio baba, utaongoza miaka yote and utatawala mpaka waseme basi,” (loosely translated to mean, you are our leader and will rule until we say enough) are heard filling the air. Eager residents are seen fighting for Uhuru’s attention, with some requesting for selfies and photos with the president.He manages to greet a few as the tune “handshake Uhuru” fills the air.

However, his security detail, who are on high alert did not allow anyone to take pictures as can be seen from footage obtained by Standard Digital.He signals his usual thumps up to those he cannot reach.

The president, possibly taking a detour of Mombasa town was accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries and Governors in the Thursday afternoon saunter.  Among them were Interior CS Fred Matiang’i, Governors Hassan Joho (Mombasa), Amason Kingi (Kilifi), Mwangi wa Iria (Murang’a) and Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga).

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Queried on their mission in town, Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria said: “Ni mambo ya kushauriana tu, kuguzia mambo kidogo tukianza mwaka (We accompanied the president to discuss a few things as we enjoyed lunch).”The president has been holed up in the coastal city for at least two weeks, where he has been conducting official state business from. It is where he also addressed the nation on Tuesday when he made a mini cabinet reshuffle.

-Standard.co.ke

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Meet the US based Kenyan girl whose speech at grandpa’s burial went viral

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A Kenyan woman residing in the US identified as Lilian Gaynor left social media in stitches due to her accent during her grandfather’s burial.

She was narrating how she was taught to bid her loved one’s farewell.

What caught the attention of many is the heavy accent, Lilian spoke with.

Lilian who is a fitness enthusiast and a mother of two had visited to bid farewell to her grandfather.

Speaking during the burial a composed Lilian, told the crowd of how confused she was when her uncle told her she had to add a little spice and drama when she entered her ancestral home.

According to her uncle, Japeth, she had to wail once she arrived at her kin’s home.

Apparently, walking without a string of tears rolling down her face was not a perfect look for a true Luo who had lost a relative.

“I wanted to pay my last respects to my grandfather and my uncle Japheth told me whenever I reach the homestead I cannot just get out of the car and walk to the house. He said I have to cry on the way to the homestead,”

She then went on to show the crowd how she was taught to mourn by her uncle.

Well, we got a few photos of her and her husband and we must admit she is looking fly for a mother of two.

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Lilian Gaynor enjoys an intimate moment with her husband.
Lilian Gaynor enjoys an intimate moment with her husband
Lilian Gaynor
Lilian Gaynor and her husband
Lilian Gaynor.
Lilian Gaynor.

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Njugush’s wife Celestine on keeping your circle of friends’ small

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Celestine Ndinda, aka Wakavinye, wife to Comedian Njugush, has a few words of advice to her fans. She urges them that having a small circle of friends is a wise thing to do, especially if you live in Nairobi.

 Wakavinye has supported her husband since their early days, even before all the fame. Njugush feels lucky to have her as a wife. 

The two have sustained same longtime friends and Celestine shares the little secret for that.

She says;

“I have learnt that in life, you need to learn at most five close friends.

 By doing this, be sure that the first three will help you when you are in need.”

She further adds having too many friends also drains you financially

“Imagine all those friends have birthdays and they need you to show up, yaani every time you are planning of how to spend unlike when you have a small circle.”

 

And there is also societal pressure to have many friends;

“Ata kama umesota, it is hard to communicate that to a big number of people because some will gossip about you and most of them show up when you have a party, but when you are in a problem, you will not have them around,” she said.

She also insists on being yourself, don’t compete

“When you compete with your friends, you will get exhausted. So go with your pace.”

Some of the couple’s long-time close friends include; Abel Mutua and his wife Judy Nyawira, Philip and his wife Cate Actress.

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DP goes missing on social media

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Deputy President William Ruto has been missing on social media lately. The silence is too loud, given the pressure being piled on the ruling party – Jubilee.

His last activity on social media was on Sunday, January 12 where he had attended an interdenominational church service at St Paul’s Makongi Secondary School in Soy Constituency, Uasin Gishu County, with other leaders.

“The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers from them all. – Psalm 34:19 During an interdenominational church service at St Paul’s Makongi Secondary School in Soy Constituency, Uasin Gishu County,” his posts on Twitter and Facebook reads.

The DP also attended a church service in Narok County on the same and posted about it.

“But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you. – Mathew 6:33, During the official opening of African Gospel Church (A.G.C) Olerai Bethel Sanctuary, Narok West in Narok County,” the other post read.

Still, on 12th January, he congratulated athletes Rhonex Kipruto and Sheila Chepkirui for breaking the men’s and women’s 10 Km world record in Valencia.

The silence is profound when President Kenyatta moved to reclaim his say in the government.

Mr. Kenyatta on Tuesday sacked Mwangi Kiunjuri, Dr. Ruto’s point man in the Mt Kenya region, from the cabinet.

 

READ ALSO:   VIDEO: New Chinese ambassador to Kenya presents her credentials to Uhuru
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