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Lawyer who wanted to marry Malia Obama converts to Islam

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Felix Kiprono Matagei, who hit the headlines globally after announcing he was offering 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats as bride price for Malia Obama, says he ditched Christianity after being introduced to Islam by a lady friend in 2012.

“I converted to Islam in 2012 at Jamia Mosque after my female friend introduced me to the religion. I have been a Muslim since then,” he said.

“The lady had a good heart, and she managed to convince me that Islam completely embraces brotherhood, so I bought the idea of converting,” said the learned friend.

The lawyer added it has taken him almost three years to undertake Tawhid classes, which he said held him back from publicly announcing his conversion.

“I have been taking Tawhid classes since 2012, and did not want to talk about my conversion before I finish the studies. Now that I have less than three months to complete the classes, I can boldly come out to reveal my true religion,” Kiprono added.

Tawhid is a doctrine of Islam that declares the unity and uniqueness of God as the creator and sustainer of the universe.

Kiprono added that he has acquired an Islamic name: Adnan. The Middle Eastern name originates from the tribe of Qureish; one of the tribes in which Prophet Mohammed hailed from.

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Kidis the Jembe quits music after losing millions of shillings

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Coast-based musician Kidis the Jembe has announced that he has quit music for good after failing to make it in the industry in over a decade he had been in the game.

A frustrated Kidis, who burst into limelight with his hit banger Kamua Leo several years back, claims he has lost millions of shillings in the music industry, something that has prompted him to quit.

The singer also claims he lost a whopping Sh6.5 million on the song Mshamba which was used as the signature tune for TV comedy program ‘Mshamba’ which aired on a local TV station.

Kidis says he has never been paid the loyalty for the song and his effort to get his dues have been futile. He also claims Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) owe him Sh7.5 million in loyalties.

Kidis made the revelations during a phone conversation with Milele FM radio presenter Chris The Baise. “Sanaa ya Kenya iko na uhuni sana, sasa naibiwa pesa hadi nilishindwa kulipa nyumba shilingi elfu kumi. Niambie vipi Kidis ashindwe kulipa elfu kumi?” he posed.

This is not the first time Kidis has shared his frustrations with the Kenyan music industry. Back in 2014, he became the first artiste to ditch Grandpa Records that was huge back then. He quit after a bitter fallout with the owner of the label Refigah.

Kidis claimed he never met his expectation since joining the label which signed him after he dropped Kamua Leo. However Refigah denied falling out with Kidis, stating that his contract with the now dead label, had come to an end.

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Kanye West ends marriage with Kim Kardashian in bizarre divorce rant

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Kanye West has seemingly ended his marriage with Kim Kardashian in a extraordinary divorce rant. The rapper, 43, reportedly caused an uproar in the Kardashian family when he dropped the bombshell his wife wanted to abort North during his presidential rally over the weekend.

Concerns for the musician have been growing after he sensationally claimed Kim called the doctors to lock him up and compared his life to horror movie Get Out in a Twitter firestorm.

The Kardashians were said to be incredibly worried about Kanye amid claims he’s in the middle of a serious bipolar episode. Kanye’s latest claim appeared to suggest he had been trying to divorce Kim since she met fellow rapper Meek Mill at a hotel.

His tweets have been deleted since they were posted on Monday.

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Frankie JustGymIt responds to deadbeat dad tag

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Popular fitness trainer Frankie Kiarie better known as Frankie JustGymIt recently broke down responding to questions posed by his followers pertaining to his children. In the video dubbed ‘Deadbeat Dad’ posted on his YouTube channel, Frank read out questions asked by netizens.

One question took him aback after one user asked why he was a deadbeat dad to his two children with Maureen Waititu.  In response, Frankie googled the meaning of a deadbeat dad stating that he took care of his children and was always there for them.

“Each week I send money for my children’s upkeep, actually let me be candid and say I send Sh6, 000 every week for their upkeep. Personally, I spend like maybe Sh2, 500 on myself and I’m a fully grown man.

“I pay for school fees. So with school fees, Lexi goes to Montessori, he loves it there. It’s a private school, the fees there is not cheap. Let me just be candid, the school fees is about Sh150, 000 per term. Paying is not easy and there was a reason he went there which I’m not going to touch on,” he said.

The fitness trainer cautioned netizens against labeling individuals and tasked them to do their research.

Asked on whether he left Maureen to be with Corazon Kwamboka, Frankie explained that things between him and Maureen were not okay and it is after they broke up that he met his current girlfriend.

“I didn’t leave Maureen for Kwamboka. Maureen and I broke up then I met Kwamboka. It wasn’t planned that I am going to get rid of this beautiful thing that we had going on and go start another beautiful thing that we have now going on. That wasn’t the thought process. We had our differences and issues and it’s something that people need to understand.

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