Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

US to pay Kenyan forces to guard Obama

24 July 2015, 17:25 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - The US government will pay Kenyan security forces to ensure the security of US President Barack Obama whilst he is in the country.

It emerged as Obama was scheduled to arrive in the country to commence his three day tour to Kenya Friday evening.

According to security agents whop spoke to News24, the US government will pay them KES 2,400 daily whilst Obama is in the country, for their services.

" We are being paid to offer support to the US security personnel in the country," an officer who wished not to be named as he is not authorized to speak on behalf of the forces told News24.

It is expected that over 10,000 officers will be on watch in Nairobi over the weekend but it is not clear how many are under the US payroll.

Some sources intimated that the pay will only go to the elite GSU Recce squad which is offering VIP protection during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit GES.

Obama will leave the country Sunday evening after a highly involving three day tour to the country.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

- MyNews24

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
William Korir
Machakos no longer a CORD zone, M...

Machakos is now a Jubilee Party zone and no longer CORD, Governor Alfred Mutua says. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
REVEALED: Why Kalonzo attacked Uh...

There was no holding back for CORD co principal Kalonzo Musyoka as he spoke his mind during Mashujaa Day celebrations in Machakos. But why? Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
I will step down if I lose in 201...

President Uhuru Kenyatta says that he is ready to step down from office if he loses the 2017 General Elections. Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
President renews calls for nation...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Kenyans to instead focus on unity, cohesion and prosperity as the country approaches the campaigns period. Read more...

Submitted by
S Mbinya
What causes cellulite?

Cellulite usually affects the thighs, buttocks, waist and upper arms.  Read more...

Submitted by
Ben Wangui
IEBC selection panel settles on B...

The panel appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to recruit new IEBC commissioners has picked Bernadette Musundi as its chairperson. Read more...