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Lala salama! Photos from Tecra Muigai’s private burial

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Tecra Wangari Muigai

Tecra Muigai, the daughter of Keroche directors Tabitha and Joseph Karanja was laid to rest at her father’s home in Naivasha, Nakuru County on Saturday.

The Keroche heiress passed away on May 2 from trauma to the skull. Tecra, who was visiting her 54-year-old boyfriend Omar Lali in Lamu’s Shella village fell down a plight of stairs and was airlifted to Nairobi for treatment. She died while receiving treatment.

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In a newspaper obituary, the family wrote,

IT IS WITH DEEP AND PROFOUND SORROW THAT WE ACCEPT THE TRAGIC AND UNTIMELY DEATH OF TECRA WANGARI MUIGAI THAT OCCURRED ON 2 MAY 2020, AT THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL. THE LATE TECRA WAS A DYNAMIC, CREATIVE AND EMPATHETIC LEADER WHO TOUCHED MANY LIVES. SHE WAS ALSO AN ICONIC, TRANSFORMATIONAL THINKER, INTELLECTUAL AND A BRILLIANT PHILOSOPHER.

Tecra was described as a passionate being and loving.

SHE WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT HER COUNTRY KENYA AND ITS PEOPLE, AND ALWAYS ADVOCATED FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE.

The tribute read,

THE LORD GIVES, AND THE LORD TAKETH. IN GOD, HANDS YOU REST SURROUNDED BY ANGELS. IN OUR HEARTS YOU WILL LIVE FOREVER. ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO HER OH LORD. AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HER. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. AMEN.

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Her funeral was a private affair attended by several leaders and dignitaries among them Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui and Nairobi Woman Rep Esther Passaris.

Below are photos from Tecra’s burial

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Tecra Muigai's burial

Tecra Muigai's burial
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Her boyfriend Omar is behind bars and will be arraigned in court on May 26.

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An Executive Order by President Uhuru Kenyatta

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An Executive Order by President Uhuru Kenyatta has abolished the Presidency and instead put the office of the Deputy President under the office of the president.

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THE PRESIDENT
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 1 OF 2020
THE ORGANIZATION OF GOVERNMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Article 132 (3) (b) of the Constitution, as read with all other enabling Laws, I, UHURU KENYATTA, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence  Forces, order and direct:

(i) THAT the Government shall be organized as set out in this Order;
(ii) THAT this Order contains portfolio responsibilities and changes made in the structure of Government;
(iii) THAT this Order assigns functions and institutions among Ministries and State Departments; and
(iv) THAT this Order supersedes Executive Order No. 1 of 2018 (Revised) issued in July 2018.

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ISSUED under the HAND AND SEAL of the President of the Republic of
Kenya at State House, Nairobi this 11th day of May, 2020.

UHURU KENYATTA,
PRESIDENT.

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Pinnto, fast-rising Kenyan musician who is destined for greatness

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I love good music and whenever I come across an artist who makes dope jams, I always feel the need to inform other people about them because as they say, sharing is caring.

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The talented musician I want to tell you about today is none other than Bernard Oduor Nyariro, popularly known as Pinnto.

His dad was a DJ and coupled with the fact that he knew that he had a special gift, this inspired him to start writing his own songs. As he was growing up, Pinnto looked up to the likes of Jua Cali, E-Sir and Nonini.

Pinnto has been doing music professionally for the last 8 years but it’s only a few years back when people started to notice how talented he is.

Asked why it took him so long to get his name out there, the fast-rising dancehall singer explained that it takes long to penetrate the Kenyan music industry because one must have good quality and show that they are serious.

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He is a very versatile artist which means that today you will find him spitting bars today and doing a dance hall jam the next day and Gengetone the day after that. However, he says if he does a Gengetone jam he will be careful.

Pinnto dreams of working with Khaligraph Jones, Masauti, Sauti Sol, Timmy Tdat so if they are reading this, please reach out to this guy.

He recently released a new song titled Under Curfew and it has been getting a lot of love. Interestingly, he wrote the wrote the some time back and decided to release it now that we are under a nationwide curfew.

Watch his latest jam titled Under Curfew below and tell us what you think.


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Nigerian stars demand justice for student raped, killed in empty church

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Khafi Kareem [Photo: Courtesy]

Nigerian stars have joined calls for the arrest and prosecution of person(s) behind the rape and killing of a microbiology student, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, at an empty church in Benin City, southern Nigeria, on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

At the forefront on why the culture of rape in Nigeria should end and perpetrators of such heinous crimes brought  to book, is former Big Brother Naija housemate Khafi Kareem who on June 2, via Twitter, revealed that she was, at some point in her life raped too, and demanded justice for Omozuwa.

Sharing the struggles of victims, Khafi said she confided the harrowing experience to a close associate who blamed her for getting raped.

The reality TV star narrated that the backlash after the harrowing ordeal made her feel guilty and ashamed.

She forgave the rapist, who blamed alcohol for the act, a move she says she does not want repeated and urged victims to speak out and feel no shame in sharing their stories.

“#WhyIDidntReport – because he apologised right after. Because I made myself believe him being drunk was an excuse. Because the one person I did tell said I caused it. Because I felt dirty and ashamed. #WeAreTired,” tweeted the personality.

“Yes, this did happen to me. I’m sharing in the hope that others will feel no shame in sharing what happened to them. Please don’t deflect or say it is not my story when it was already hard enough sharing it.”

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