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S.African leader to challenge ‘flawed’ graft report in court » Capital News

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he will challenge in court a watchdog body’s “fundamentally and irretrievably flawed” findings concerning a donation to his 2017 campaign to head the ruling party © AFP / Phill Magakoe By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Pretoria, South Africa, Jul 21...

Japan’s Abe claims victory in upper house election » Capital News

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Tokyo, Japan, Jul 21 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, vowing to keep alive plans to amend the nation’s pacifist constitution. With the results, the 64-year-old Abe, who is on...

Bodyguard succumbs to gunshot wound sustained in brawl with colleague » Capital News

According to detectives, the bodyguard and driver had a quarrel before turning their guns on each other/FILE By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – A police bodyguard assigned to the Meru County Assembly Speaker Joseph Kaberia has succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted on him...

Iceland tops Europe as most expensive » Capital News

Eating in Reykjavik will set you back handsomely as tourists quickly find out© AFP/File Halldor KOLBEINS By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Reykjavik, Iceland, Jul 21 – The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch...

Austria probes ex-leader’s staff over shredding evidence » Capital News

Speculation is rife that Austria’s former chancellor Sebastian Kurz might be implicated in the so-called “Ibiza-gate” scandal© AFP JOE KLAMAR By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Vienna, Austria, Jul 21 – Austrian prosecutors are probing a staffer of former chancellor Sebastian Kurz on suspicion of shredding evidence, possibly...

Britain’s bookish Hammond turns unlikely resistance chief » Capital News

Hammond was nicknamed “Spreadsheet Phil” for his dogged devotion to strict budgets© POOL/AFP/File PASCAL ROSSIGNOL By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Jul 21 – Philip Hammond’s decision to resign as Britain’s finance minister should Boris Johnson become prime minister thrusts him into the frontlines of...

Angry youths storm police post, scold officers over soaring crime » Capital News

The youths were reacting to the discovery of the body of a male adult aged 30 14km south of the police post/CFM – FILE By ROSEMARY ONCHARI, KISII, Kenya, Jul 21 – A group of disgruntled residents in Kisii stormed a police post on Saturday protesting...

KURA mulls Intelligent Transport System to enhance commuter mobility » Capital News

KURA announced the system will help enhance traffic efficiency and flow in the capital which mainly relies on traffic marshals to manage congestion © CFM/ FILE – MOSES MUOKI By JULIE OWINO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has announced plans...

Nick Okoth named in AG provisional squad

Abednego Kyalo of KDF delivers a clear under belt punch on Martin Maina of Police in light flyweight final on Saturday during 3rd leg of national boxing league finals at Uwanja wa Mbuzi Mombasa County...

Prized Thai buffaloes show off speed in muddy race » Capital News

Water buffalo races traditionally mark the end of the annual rice planting © AFP / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Chon Buri, Thailand, Jul 21 – Sloshing across a muddy field with men sprinting behind them, prized water buffaloes blow past cheering spectators in eastern...

Kenya’s Okoth retains ABO Welterweight title   

Kenya’s Okoth retains ABO Welterweight title NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Kenya’s Dennis ‘Billabong’ Okoth defeated Ronnie ‘Teflon Ron’ Austion to remain American Boxing Organization (ABO)...

Political class would rather have Building Bridges than Punguza Mizigo referendum, analysts say » Capital News

KHRC Executive Director George Kegoro (left) cautioned that the political establishment will seek to sabotage the Punguza Mizigo Initiative while constitutional lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo (right) says Thirdway Alliance will need multiple skills to cross the county assembly threshold/CFM By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 –...

Cricket World Cup final umpire admits ‘error’

England’s Ben Stokes dives to make his ground and the ball deflects to the boundary © AFP / Dibyangshu Sarkar COLOMBIA, Sri Lanka, Jul 21 – The umpire who awarded England six runs from a...

Digital taxi operators to meet Matiangi on emerging security concerns » Capital News

Speaking to Capital FM News on Sunday, Digital Taxi Forum’s Head of Communication Ryan Kanyadong said the drivers want security policies within the county restructured to ensure proper tracking on insecurity cases/FILE – UBER KENYA By JULIE OWINO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Nairobi online taxi...

‘Wow, wow, wow!’ Philippines goes wild for ‘force at 40’ Pacquiao

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao slams a right to the face of American Keith Thurman © AFP / John Gurzinski MANILA, Philippines, Jul 21 – Fans in the Philippines roared their approval and rose to their...

Polio vaccination drive rolled out in 103 public health facilities in Nairobi » Capital News

The campaign will also involve a door-to-door campaign that will see the children reached at their households, while mobile teams will also visit churches, mosques, temples and other religious centres in the city/FILE – CFM By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – At least one million...

Zidane a ‘disgrace’ over Bale exit comments

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is a disgrace for his treatment of Gareth Bale, says the Welshman’s agent © AFP / AARON M. SPRECHER LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 21 – Gareth Bale’s agent has...

Sh250mn Kisumu beautification program faces hurdles over illegal structures » Capital News

The Sh250 million World Bank-sponsored beautification project is ongoing with Jomo Kenyatta Avenue, Oginga Odinga and Ang’awa streets among infrastructure in the city set to be remodeled/CFM – OJWANG JOE By OJWANG JOE, KISUMU, Kenya, Jul 21 – The ongoing facelift of Kisumu Central Business District...

Hong Kong braces for fresh anti-government march » Capital News

The protesters are calling for democratic reforms, universal suffrage and a halt to sliding freedoms © AFP/File / Philip FONG By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Hong Kong, China, Jul 21 – Hong Kong is bracing for another huge anti-government march on Sunday afternoon with seemingly no end...

Primary school heads join KUPPET, TSC in rooting for performance-based promotions » Capital News

KEPSHA Chairperson Nicholas Gathemia said the alliance of primary school managers will support the teachers’ employer dismissing opposition to performance-based career progression by the Wilson Sossion –led Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) as selfish/FILE – KEPSHA By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – School...

Johnson bracing to become Britain’s Brexit PM » Capital News

The former London mayor is the runaway favourite to win the governing Conservative Party’s leadership contest and replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday© AFP/File Tolga AKMEN By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Jul 21 – Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain’s next prime...

Duale, Orengo urge county assemblies to reject Aukot’s referendum Bill » Capital News

Duale who spoke in his Garissa Township constituency on Saturday said the passage of the Bill will be detrimental to pastoral communities which comprise the majority of his constituents with Orengo telling residents in Siaya the initiators of the referendum Bill did not undertake adequate public...

Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked » Capital News

Officials said the internal IT infrastructure of the Metropolitan Police at its New Scotland Yard headquarters was not hacked, just its online news release provider/AFP-File By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 20 – London’s Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news...

20,000 rally in Moscow for free and fair city elections » Capital News

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE,   White Counter, an NGO that tracks participation in protest rallies, said about 21,500 people took part in Saturday’s rally/AFP MOSCOW, Russia, Jul 20 – More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities’ refusal to allow...

De Ligt aiming for UCL after record-breaking Juve arrival

Matthijs de Ligt has joined Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus after knocking him out of the Champions League last season © AFP/File / EMMANUEL DUNAND TURIN, Italy, Jul 19 – Matthijs de Ligt is targeting the...

President Kenyatta directs Munya to restructure KPCU and KFA

President Uhuru Kenyatta tours the New KCC factory/PSCU By JULIE OWINO,...

President salutes co-operative movement, directs more state support for SACCOs » Capital News

President Uhuru Kenyatta makes his address during the commissioning of the Modernized New KCC Dandora Factory, Nairobi County/PSCU By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta today applauded Kenya’s cooperative movement for the invaluable role it has played in the country’s progress. Kenya’s cooperative...

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 tops and flops

Algeria players celebrate their victory over Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final © AFP / Giuseppe CACACE CAIRO, Egypt, Jul 20 – Algeria ended a 29-year wait for a second Africa Cup of...

Court action won’t solve revenue impasse, Ruto tell Governors, Senate » Capital News

Deputy president William Ruto is in Machakos for a church fundraiser for AIC Katisaa church/Courtesy By LABAN WANAMBISI, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Jul 20 – Deputy President William Ruto faulted Governors and Senators, Saturday for rushing to the High Court for a determination of the Division of Revenue...

Ighalo retires from international football

Odion Ighalo’s winner against Tunisia in the Africa Cup of Nations third place playoff sealed him the Golden Boot © AFP/File / Khaled DESOUKI ABUJA, Nigeria, Jul 20 – Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on...
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S.African leader to challenge ‘flawed’ graft report in court » Capital News

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Knut accuses TSC of plot to mislead teachers

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) on Sunday asked its members to remain calm saying the court ruling will not disadvantage...

BBI is a burden to Kenyans , “Ongeza Mzigo”- DP Ruto dares his boss

Deputy president has hit out at President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition that they are adding burden to Kenyans through the Building bridges initiative.Ruto who...

Credit Bank gets Sh824m AfDB loan for small businesses

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