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Why It’s all Realer This Easter Weekend Than You Thought: Why You Can’t Miss The Actual Deliverance Story in Your Bones That’s Meant To be Fully Experienced & Shared

W hen I meet a guy in the desert who tells me that he killed a lamb to puts it’s blood over his door four times a year, I stop dead in my tracks. Wait. People — in 2019 — putting the blood of a lamb on their doorposts? Standing right here in front of me? “It has to be a perfect lamb, without blemish.” Joshua holds onto the reins of this camel behind him that has a stack of boxes lashed to its back. Sometimes I can hardly breathe for my blemishes and bustedness. “It has to be a lamb?” I step a ...
Tags: Bible Reading, Faith, Hope, Joy, Lent, Refiner's Fire, Repent, Restoring Wonder, Seeing God

Researchers find fossil in desk drawer of ancient giant 'lion' that roamed 20 million years ago in Kenya

A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating mammals, researchers said on Thursday A team from Ohio University found the lower jaw, teeth and other bones of a new species, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika - Swahili for “big African lion” -  in 2010 in a desk drawer in Nairobi museum.   They calculated the predator would have weighed up to 1,500 kilogrammes and could have fed upon the elephant-like creatures that li...
Tags: Science, Kenya, Nairobi, Duke University, Ohio University, Matthew Borths, Simbakubwa, Mauricio Anton Handout, Borths

NeNe Pressuring “RHOA” Producers to Bring Back Phaedra to Help Her Battle Kenya, and Kandi is Threatening to Quit the Show (Report)

Feeling like everyone is against her, NeNe Leakes is reportedly pushing very hard for Phaedra Parks to make a return to The Real Housewives of Atlanta.Sources exclusively spilled the tea to Love B. Scott.Rumors that Kenya Moore is currently in negotiations to return to the show as a peach-holding housewife have reportedly spooked Leakes. And now she’s using all of her power at Bravo to sway execs into bringing back the ousted housewife, Parks.“We’re told she feels that if the network is bringing...
Tags: Reality TV, Celebs, Television, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Bravo, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Kenya, Rhoa, Parks, Reports, Phaedra, Scott, Moore, Nene

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

The overlooked fossils stored at the National Museums of Kenya belonged to one of the largest meat-eating mammals ever to walk the Earth, a beast called Simbakubwa kutokaafrika that stalked Africa 22 million years ago, according to research by Stevens and co-author Matthew Borths published on Thursday. Bigger than any carnivorous land mammal alive today - even a polar bear - Simbakubwa's skull was the size of a rhino's, its eight-inch (20-cm) canine teeth as large as bananas. According to the ...
Tags: Science, Africa, Earth, Kenya, Stevens, Matthew Borths, Simbakubwa

'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
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World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in Africa.
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Researchers discover ancient giant 'lion' in Kenya

A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating mammals, researchers said Thursday. A team unearthed the lower jaw, teeth and other bones of a new species, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika -- Swahili for "big African lion". "Based on its massive teeth, Simbakubwa was a specialised hyper-carnivore that was significantly larger than the modern lion and possibly larger than a polar bear," said Matthew Borths, from Duke...
Tags: Science, Kenya, Duke University, Matthew Borths, Simbakubwa

Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore

Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear, with a skull as large as that of a rhinoceros and enormous piercing canine teeth, this massive carnivore would have been an intimidating part of the eastern African ecosystems occupied by early apes and monkeys.
Tags: Kenya, Ohio University

'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.
Tags: News, Kenya

Earth from Space, episode 1, review: the astonishing money shots of life from on high

In the parallel universe in which I get listed in Who’s Who, my hobby will be set down as “staring out of aeroplane windows”. (From the air, obviously.) The gift of flight has given humanity a bird’s-eye view of the world which never ceases to astonish. Earth from Space (BBC One) tapped into that wonder with the help of satellite photography that, freakily, can zoom in on an elephant in Kenya. The result was an hour of television – with three more to come – that was long on awe. Images of the Sa...
Tags: Science, China, Antarctica, Kenya, God, Venice, Chiwetel Ejiofor, San Andreas Fault, Loch Ness, Okavango Delta, Lake Baikal Siberia, Space BBC

“RHOA” Season 12 Cast Rumors: Shamari Demoted, Eva Keeps Her Peach, Kenya & Phaedra May Return

Season 11 of the Real Housewives of Atlanta has wrapped and pre-production for season 12 has already begun. And we know who’s holding onto their peach who just lost theirs!Sources close to production exclusively reveal to Love B. Scott what cast changes are being made for the upcoming season.As expected, the sole OG housewife, NeNe Leakes, remains queen of the series, despite feeling unsupported by her castmates for most of season 11, and “betrayed” by close friend, Cynthia Bailey, in the finale...
Tags: Reality TV, Celebs, Television, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Kenya, Rhoa, Eva, Reports, Phaedra, Scott, Hampton, Marlo, Nene

Bomb scare pauses flights for hours at Kenya’s main airport

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s flagship airline and officials say a passenger reported a bomb threat that led to flights being grounded at the country’s main airport for hours. Kenya Airways said in a statement Wednesday the threat was reported on a flight departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for Johannesburg. No bomb […]
Tags: News, Nation, Kenya, Johannesburg, Nairobi Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Airways, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Own goal: Kenyan thieves nab guns as police watch Champions League

Nairobi (AFP) – Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended checkpost as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road. Three rifles... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Kenya, Uefa, Afp, Nairobi

Kenya's NIC Group shareholders back merger with CBA

NIC Group's shareholders have approved its merger with the Commercial Bank of Africa, the company said on Wednesday, paving the way for the two companies to create the third-biggest bank by assets in East Africa.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Kenya, CBA, Commercial Bank of Africa, NIC Group

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.
Tags: oddlyEnoughNews, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kenya, UEFA Champions League

IHG signs agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has signed a Master Development Agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10 years, across IHG's portfolio of brands in midscale, upscale and luxury segments. The agreement will see IHG expand its presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, including key countries such as South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Zambia and Kenya. The development ...
Tags: Travel, Africa, America, Middle East, Ihg, Kenya, South East Asia, InterContinental Hotels Group IHG, Sub Saharan Africa, Valor Hospitality Partners, Valor Hospitality Partners Africa, Valor Hospitality Partners Global, UK Middle East South Africa

Dickens Olewe: How Facebook is being used to kill 'gangsters'

Online groups are targeting and killing young men in Kenya they believe to be gang members.
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How Facebook is being used to profile and kill Kenyan 'gangsters'

Online groups are targeting and killing young men in Kenya they believe to be gang members.
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Kenya's 1.5% housing levy sparks anger

The government wants to raise money to build homes but many question if the funds will be misspent.
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They went about it differently, but Lawrence Cherono and Worknesh Degefa win Boston Marathon

Cherono of Kenya wins in one of the tightest stretch duels in the event's history as Ethiopia's Degefa surges away from the women's lead pack at the 5-mile mark.
Tags: Sport, Boston Marathon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cherono, Lawrence Cherono, Worknesh Degefa, Degefa

Kenya moves Cuban doctors away from border after abductions

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say Cuban doctors deployed along the border with Somalia are being evacuated following the kidnapping last week of two Cuban doctors. Suspected Islamic extremists kidnapped two Cuban doctors in Mandera County on Friday as they were heading to work, killing one of their police bodyguards. Lamu County officer in […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Kenya, Somalia, Nairobi Kenya, Mandera County, Lamu County

Cherono, Degefa get it done at Boston Marathon

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa emerged as winners in the men's and women's Boston Marathon races.
Tags: Sport, Boston Marathon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lawrence Cherono, Worknesh Degefa, Cherono Degefa

Boston Marathon: After 26 Miles, a Win by a Step

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya edged Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia. Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia ran away from the field in the women’s race.
Tags: News, Boston, Boston Marathon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Edna, Kiplagat, Lelisa Desisa, Desisa, Lelisa, Lawrence Cherono, Worknesh Degefa

Trump continues attack on Ilhan Omar with 'hate statements' accusation

Trump singled out Nancy Pelosi for defending the congresswoman, who has received death threats following his tweets * Follow the latest updates in US politics liveDonald Trump departs Washington to travel to Minnesota Monday. Photograph: Carlos Barría/ReutersDonald Trump escalated his attack on congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Monday, saying she was “out of control” and criticizing Democrats for coming to her defense.Omar, a Muslim American from Minnesota, has said she has received an increased numb...
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Kenya's Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa win in Boston Marathon debuts

The 123rd Boston Marathon almost needed a photo finish.
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Weather-delayed Boston Marathon comes down to sprint in men's race, women's winner cruises

The start of the 123rd Boston Marathon was delayed due to early-morning thunderstorms, but once athletes were given the green light, there were some surprising winners. The men's finish was breathtaking, with 30-year-old Lawrence Cherono of Kenya out-sprinting two-time Boston winner Lelisa Desisa in likely the closest finish in the race's history. Coming down Boylston Street to the finish line in front of the Boston Public Library, Cherono and Desisa pulled away from Kenneth Kipkemoi, ...
Tags: News, Boston, Boston Marathon, Kenya, Marathon, Boylston Street, Lelisa Desisa, Desisa, Kenneth Kipkemoi, Lawrence Cherono, 123rd Boston Marathon, Boston Public Library Cherono

Kenya's Cherono wins men's Boston Marathon in sprint to tape

The two-time Boston Marathon champion turned onto Boylston Street with a sliver of a lead, leaning in front of two others with the finish line in sight.
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Kenya's Lawrence Cherono, Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa win 2019 Boston Marathon in debuts

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya and Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa won the Boston Marathon Monday in their debuts.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Boston, Boston Marathon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Usa Today, Lawrence Cherono, Worknesh Degefa, Lawrence Cherono Ethiopia

Empower a girl, transform a community | Kakenya Ntaiya

Kakenya Ntaiya turned her dream of getting an education into a movement to empower vulnerable girls and bring an end to harmful traditional practices in Kenya. Meet two students at the Kakenya Center for Excellence, a school where girls can live and study safely -- and uplift their community along the way. "When you empower a girl, you transform a community," Ntaiya says. [Author: [email protected] (TED)]
Tags: Higher Education, Kenya, Speaking, Kakenya Ntaiya, Kakenya Center, Ntaiya

Victor Wanyama: 'Kenya have no Nations Cup target'

Kenya captain Victor Wanyama says the Harambee Stars have 'no targets' for June's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
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