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Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late Grammy-winning pop star Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died at age 22. “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God.  We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months,” a spokesperson for the Houston family told NBC

Barack Obama defended his trip to Kenya

President Barack Obama was on Thursday at pains to explain why he is visiting Kenya when Deputy President William Ruto is still facing crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC). In an interview with BBC’s North America Editor Jon Sopel before he left Washington for Nairobi, President Obama, however, said the situation gives him the opportunity to push the human rights agenda in the country. “You’re going to

US President Barack Obama upbeat on Africa on eve of Kenya visit

On the eve of his trip to Africa, US President Barack Obama said he was excited about the impending visit to his ancestral continent, which he said had great resilience and enormous potential for growth. Obama is due to leave on Thursday evening for Kenya, marking his first presidential visit to the homeland of his father. From Kenya, Obama will trace the Great Rift Valley northward to Addis Ababa, becoming

Barack Obama’s ‘Beast’ causes stir at fuel station in Nairobi

Vehicles to be used by US President Barack Obama and his Security Team (US Secret Service) entourage during his visit to Kenya this weekend caused a stir at a fuel station in Westland’s, Nairobi. The vehicles were an instant attraction at a Shell fuel station in Westlands, “The Beast”, a bulletproof limousine that Mr Obama travels in, was one of them. Vivo Energy, the company that distributes Shell products in

Key roads in Nairobi to be closed during Obama visit, Nairobi’s Airport’s for less than an hour

UPDATED at 13:40 Friday 24/7, 2015. Mombasa road will not be completely closed, but there will be a change in the traffic flow. Mobile network and other networks might be down temporarily in the area’s The Us President Barack Obama passes, due to the jammers that are installed in their equipment. (But it will only be short time) Key roads in Nairobi will be closed during US President Barack Obama’s

American Medias degrade Donald Trump to a Entertainment subject

According to USA Today to the influential American net-Huffington Post now put entertainment editors to cover Donald Trump’s campaign to become the Republican presidential candidate in the elections of the 2016th – Our reason is simple. Trumps campaign is an entertainment phenomenon (sideshow, ed.). We do not jump on, and if you are interested to know what The Donald has to say, you can find it next to our hisorier

If Obama’s speech is open at Kasarani Stadium more than 300.000 spectators are expected

US President Barack Obama’s rally on Sunday is likely to attract a crowd of 300,000 in the unlikely event that it is open to all, according to police estimates. Mr Obama will speak to Kenyans from the Safaricom Indoor Arena of the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, according to State House. But the exact format of the US President’s meeting, like most aspects of his visit, is still a closely

Secret Service and FBI agents secure airport for Obama

American security agents have secured sections of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi in preparation for next week’s historic visit of President Barack Obama. The US President, whose father was Kenyan, will arrive in Nairobi on Friday to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that ends on Sunday. He will be the first serving American leader to visit Kenya. On Friday, Mr Eric Kiraithe, the head of security at the Kenya Airports Authority,

Obama finally gets his stroll in Central Park

New Yorkers were in for a surprise Saturday when they spotted President Obama out for a stroll in Central Park. In Manhattan for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Friday, Obama brought his daughters and a few of their friends along for a whirlwind weekend that included a Broadway matinee and a late-night tour of the new Whitney Museum of American Art. Before heading back to D.C. on Saturday, the

Obama to announce key initiatives in Kenya, Robinson Githae says

President Barack Obama is set to announce major new agreements with Kenya, the country’s ambassador to the United States, Robinson Githae, said on Thursday. The agreements are on military assistance, trade and investment and other subjects, Mr Githae said. He, however, declined to provide details of the initiatives to be unveiled by Mr Obama during his visit next week. Mr Githae said it was up to the White House to