by | Hollywood Reporter
Americanah, the planned limited series starring Lupita Nyong’o and from showrunner and actress Danai Gurira, is no longer moving forward at HBO Max. Sources say Nyong’o had to drop out of the series after running into a scheduling conflict.
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BY ELISE TAYLOR | Vogue
“Grandmothers are the ultimate home cooks,” says Hawa Hassan. That’s why, for her new cookbook with Julia Turshen, In Bibi’s Kitchen, she decided to make them the focus. Part cooking guide, part educational material, and part journalistic exercise, the book features the beloved recipes, and stories, of matriarchs from eight African countries that touch the Indian Ocean.
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By The Standard
While the United States is considered to be the land of opportunity, it is not always the same for many immigrants who seek a better life and education from their native countries. But a Kenyan born American, Boni Njenga, himself an immigrant who went to the United States by default 17 years ago is seeking to be the remedy to the problems facing not only the huge immigrant community in Minnesota, but also native Americans in the county.
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By Nairobi News Reporter
Four Kenyans living in the United Sates have died in separate accidents in the past week. On Saturday, two Kenyan men died in a car crash that also killed a third man in Delaware.
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By Richard Kamau | Nairobi Wire
Anne Mongare aka DJ Mochi Baybee is a Kenyan disc jockey based in Minnesota, US. She talked to People Daily about her love for the decks and journey in the craft.
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By Ebimo Amungo | With WTO Press Release
Nigerian American Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Kenyan Amb. Amina C. Mohamed are among five candidates who have been selected to move into the next round as the World Trade Organization moves ahead with its selection process for a new Director General. Read The WTO release below
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By John Wanjohi | Mwakilishi.com
African Diaspora Asset Managers (ADAM) Limited, which is targeting Kenyans and other African clients abroad, has been granted a fund manager’s license by Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA).
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said Covid-19 has “set back” public health efforts, reducing food distribution and inflating prices. Speaking to BBC World’s Larry Madowo, he said richer countries including the US had not yet done enough to make sure that vaccines will be available for all when ready for distribution.
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by The StarNews
A Kenyan was last week found dead in the bayou at 49 San Jacinto Street Houston, Texas.
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By Lucy Ilado | Music In Africa
Trumpeter Christine Kamau will be the first East African to play the Festival of New Trumpet Music, which will be held online between 8 and 17 September. The 18th edition will “present lots of exciting new music by trumpeters from near and far. Live talks and a workshop will complement performances,” the organisers of the American festival said.
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