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China says nearly 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang

Beijing has come under international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE Beijing, China, Mar 18 – China on Monday defended its controversial security crackdown...

Kimanzi’s juniors focused on U23 AFCON slot

Harambee Stars U23 defender Johnston Omurwa (centre) is congratulated by teammates Ovella Ochieng (left) and Chris Onyango (right) after scoring the opening goal during their Olympic 2020...

Lawyer now wants hiring of judges halted until LSK fills slot in JSC

Adrian Kamotho Njenga wants the process of shortlisting and interviewing judges of the Appellate Court, Labour Relations Court and Environment and Land Court suspended/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, A city...

Nakuru top women’s fest after round four

Nakuru Ladies celebrate after winning the fourth round of the Kenya Rugby Union women’s 10-a-side Rugby Festival NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Nakuru RFC rose to the top of the Kenya Rugby Union...

Australian watchdog to probe broadcast of NZealand gunman livestream

Following the mosque attacks there have been heightened demands in New Zealand and Australia for social media companies to take greater measures to prevent the spread of violent imagery and speech...

Ronaldo rested as Juve lose, Inter win in Milan derby

Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi reacts after his side’s first Serie A defeat of the season to Genoa © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Mar 18 – Cristiano Ronaldo was rested and...

Probe over death of Kenyan doctor in Cuba ongoing, patience urged

Dr Hamisi Ali Juma, a brother to Likoni MP Mishi Mboko, was among 50 Kenyan doctors who were sent to Cuba late last year to study family medicine/COURTESY MOMBASA, Kenya, Mar 18 – Investigations...

Thiem rallies to deny Federer sixth ATP Indian Wells title

Austria’s Dominic Thiem celebrates his ATP Indian Wells Masters triumph over Swiss great Roger Federer © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / CLIVE BRUNSKILL INDIAN WELLS, United States, Mar 18 –...

From Kibera with love: Fashion designer takes African print to the world

23-year-old David Ochieng started Looks like Avido with a capital of Sh200. NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – You can easily pick out David Ochieng from a crowd not just of his signature conical reed...

Food policies have spared Machakos pains of hunger – Mutua

Machakos has been spared the ravage of hunger due to food security programs launched by the government since 2013/FILE MACHAKOS, Kenya, Before the onset of devolution, Machakos County would never...

Five things we learned from the Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes’ Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas (C) celebrates with the trophy next to second-placed Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) and third-placed Red Bull Racing’s Dutch driver Max...

Diani Reef joins Africa Travel and Tourism Association

Joining ATTA will enhance exposure of Diani Reef whilst attracting more international tourists DIANI, Ukunda, Mar 18 – Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa is now a certified official member of Africa...

NSSF evicts tenants from Mombasa’s Hazina Plaza over Sh70mn debt

The Hazina Plaza located in the Mombasa Central Business district is owned by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF)/CFM NEWS Mombasa, Kenya, Mar 18 – Over 50 tenants of the nine-storey Hazina...

Revitalised Bottas lets rip at critics

Valtteri Bottas celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Grand Prix © AFP / Asanka Brendon RATNAYAKE MELBOURNE, Australia, Mar 18 – Valtteri Bottas says something changed “inside...

COFEK appeals against removal of interest rates cap

The Federation through lawyer Henry Kurauka, says the move will affect many Kenyans who may not afford the interest rates to be charged by banks/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – The Consumer...

9 arrested after robbery and rape incidents at Maseno University

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the nine were arrested following a tip off from members of the public/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Police have arrested nine suspects...

Kipchoge donates Olympic shoe to IAAF

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men’s marathon in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Reigning Olympic champion and world marathon record...

M-Akiba bond hits 79pc subscription rate raising Sh197m in two weeks

M-Akiba investors have received a total of Sh47.2 million in interest with the CDSC paying an additional Sh12.3 on March 11 bringing the total amount paid in interest to Sh59.67 million./FILE...

Lawyer who shot his son dead due in court Monday

Nairobi Regional Commander Philip Ndolo said lawyer Assa Nyakundi is being treated as a person of interest in the bizarre incident where he shot his 29-year-old son in the chest/FILE NAIROBI,...

Crusaders to mull name change after mosque massacre

Home games for the Crusaders rugby team usually feature a charge around the pitch by mounted men dressed as knights © AFP/File / Marty Melville CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Mar 18 – New...

I&M Bank to finance vehicles imported from UK, Australia and Japan

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – I&M Bank has signed a deal with MHH International to finance up to 80 percent cost of importing vehicles from the UK, Australia and Japan. The partnership will see the...

Kenya hosts inaugural parliamentary researchers’ conference

The Inaugural African Parliamentary Researchers Conference which is billed to bring about a paradigm shift in development of the legislative business is expected to kick off on March 18 through to...

Technoserve, Moody’s targets to train 1,000 small scale shops in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – TechnoServe has announced a partnership with Moody’s Foundation to empower entrepreneurs in the informal settlements of Nairobi by helping them increase the...

Televangelist James Ng’ang’a due in court over threats

According to police, Ng’ang’a was picked up from his church at the junction of Haile Selassie Avenue and Uhuru Highway Sunday night and locked up at Muthaiga Police Station after Kaikai...

High-flying Juve crash back to earth with Genoa defeat

Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi reacts after his side’s first Serie A defeat of the season to Genoa © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Mar 17 – Former Juventus midfielder Stefano...

Safaricom awards 16 winners with Sh1m each in customer loyalty campaign

Nairobi, Kenya, Mar 18 –  Vincent Munga from Bungoma is among sixteen millionaires announced in the ongoing “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima” consumer campaign by Safaricom. “The Sh1...

Senate Committee steps in to resolve feud between Joho and MCAs

Joho’s troubles with the ward representatives which began when the former threatened to instigate the removal of some of them after they continually questioned his leadership style, has now...

Ozil slammed for reportedly inviting Erdogan to his wedding

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been criticised in Germany for reportedly inviting Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his wedding this summer © AFP/File / Daniel ROLAND BERLIN, Germany,...

Asia markets extend rally as eyes turn to Fed meeting

Theresa May could ask for a long extension to the March 29 Brexit deadline if she again fails to get her agreement through parliament this week/AFP-File HONG KONG, China , Mar 18 – Asian markets...

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

In the case of the Ethiopian flight, the black boxes have been handed to France’s BEA air safety agency, which is working with American and Ethiopian investigators to determine what went...
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China says nearly 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang

Beijing has come under international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE Beijing, China, Mar 18 – China on Monday...

Looking back at the life and times of former chokora Patrick Hinga

Patrick Hinga Wanjiru and Wanja Mwaura. Patrick Hinga, the ‘chokora’ who captivated many Kenyans with his rare story of pain, suffering, despair and redemption,...

Kenyan doctor dies in Cuba

The medical fraternity is today demanding answers over the death of one of their colleagues sent to cuba as part...

M-Akiba raises Sh197 million against Sh250 million target

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the listing of the M-Akiba Retail Infrastructure Bond on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

9 arrested over attacks on Maseno University students

Detectives have arrested nine suspects accused of criminal acts against Maseno University students. The nine are alleged to be members of a...

Why Manchester united are afraid of Barcelona after Messi’s hat-trick

Lionel Messi is one of modern football’s most prolific players and Manchester united are already feeling the hear before their clash on the EUFA...

School Secretly Buries Rotten Cabbages After Poisoning of Students

Nyabururu Girls High School administration is alleged to have secretly buried rotten cabbages following increased cases of suspected food poisoning among the students. Worried parents...

Wedding bells? Bahati’s baby mama to finally settle down with her new man

by Pauline Syombua Yvette Obura who is Bahati’s first baby mama is among the very...

Kimanzi’s juniors focused on U23 AFCON slot

Harambee Stars U23 defender Johnston Omurwa (centre) is congratulated by teammates Ovella Ochieng (left) and Chris Onyango (right) after scoring the opening goal...

Legislature to expedite pending bills crucial to delivery of Big Four Agenda

The National Development Implementation and Communication Cabinet Committee is lobbying for optimum legislative support towards the realization of the Big Four agenda. A delegation led...
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