Posts in Diaspora

Ngugi wa Thiong'o Book Among President Obama's 2018 Favorite Reads

28 December, 2018

A Grain of Wheat, a book written by Ngugi wa Thiong’o, a Kenyan professor based in the U.S. was among the 2018 top favorite reads for President Obama, the 44th president of the United States ... (more)

Immigrants can now apply for U.S. citizenship and green cards online. Here’s how.

23 December, 2018

Immigrants in the United States applying for benefits such as American citizenship or a green card replacement for permanent residency, can now apply online, using new tools available on the of the... (more)

[VIDEO]: How Los Angeles-based Kenyan professor is helping cut down funeral expenses abroad.

16 December, 2018

When someone loses a loved one, dealing with funeral expenses can be a big challenge. This challenge is worse for Kenyans living in the diaspora and depending on fundraising (harambees) can b... (more)

Scholarships Opportunities Available

06 November, 2018

OPPORTUNITIES:   See the various opportunities below that are available to apply. There are scholarships, fellowship... (more)

Trump doubles down on birthright citizenship

31 October, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the countr... (more)

Kenyan coffee bean coming to Grand Island, NE and other U.S. Markets

29 October, 2018

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - People in Grand Island will soon be able to shake up their morning routines with a new type of coffee. ... (more)

[VIDEO] VOA Interviews Elimu Training Center Founder on Educating The Youth in Diaspora

03 April, 2018

The Owner and Founder of Elimu Tutoring and Training Center in Baltimore, Julie Weche sat with VOA's Esther Githui-Ewart to talk about the Elimu Training Center... (more)

African immigrants are more educated than most — including people born in U.S.

15 March, 2018

Lots of the news from sub-Saharan Africa is about war, famine, poverty or political upheaval. So it'... (more)

Meet The Young Woman Running The Largest Black-Owned Airline In The Bahamas

12 March, 2018

Blackwomenare making telling contributions to the aviation sector, an industry which is largely male-dominated. The number of women working as pilots keeps rising and the interesting thing is these... (more)

UMBC Rhodes Scholar to attend State of the Union as guest of Sen. Cardin

30 January, 2018

Sen. Ben Cardin plans to bring University of Maryland, Baltimore County student Naomi Mburu as his guest to Tuesday’s State of the Union address. Mburu, an Ellicott City native studyi... (more)