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“Very Sad” Cohen’s widow Sarah Wairimu says after autopsy

Lawyer Phillip Murgor (left) accompanied Sarah Wairimu (centre) on arrival at the Chiromo Mortuary for the autopsy. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18- “Very sad,” that was the response from Sarah Wairimu, the widow of murdered Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, when asked by journalists to comment about the autopsy conducted on...

Di Maria stars as PSG whip Real Madrid

Joy was immediately plastered over the face of the forward, who peeled away performing his trademark loveheart celebration. Photo/COURTESY PARIS, France, Sep 19 – Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain shrugged off the absences of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe and thrashed Real...

CECAFA U20: Kenya depart for Uganda by bus

Rising Stars assistant coach Hesbon Nyabinge leads out the team as they left their hotel ahead of their departure to Uganda for the upcoming CECAFA U20 Championships. Photo/FKF NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – The Kenya football Under-20 team departed for Uganda by bus on Wednesday night ahead of...

KCB partners with Protege FC for Youth Team

KCB FC Partners with Protege FC for Youth Team NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – Kenyan Premier League side KCB FC and youth talent development academy, Protege Football Club (PFC) have entered into a long-term partnership that will see the latter become the Bankers’ official youth team. The partnership...

Spurs blow two-goal lead at Olympiakos

Olympiakos players and fans celebrate Mathieu Valbuena’s equaliser against Tottenham PIRAEUS, Greece, Sep 19 – Tottenham failed to get off to a winning start in the Champions League as last season’s finalists let a two-goal lead slip to draw 2-2 with Olympiakos in Greece on Wednesday. Despite a...

Milan clubs meet city officials over plans to demolish San Siro

The San Siro is the iconic home of AC Milan and Inter Milan, who have won 10 Champions Leagues between them © AFP/File / MARCO BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Sep 18 – Milan mayor Giuseppe Sala repeated his vehement opposition to the demolition of the San Siro Stadium, ahead...

President Kenyatta assures Mariga of his backing in bid to capture Kibra seat

President Kenyatta (left) wished Mariga (right), who was accompanied by Jubilee Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju, success in the contest and assured him of his full backing/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President Dr William Ruto on Wednesday at State House, Nairobi met Jubilee...

Curry plans to play for USA at Tokyo Olympics

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, center, went to Japan in June for a basketball clinic and hopes to return there next year with other US NBA stars in quest of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics © AFP/File / Kazuhiro NOGI SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Sep...

Senate orders probe into Sh38bn Managed Equipment Service scheme

A Senate Ad hoc Committee has been tasked with among other responsibilities to ascertain whether county governments were involved in prioritizing the medical equipment in accordance with their needs, the details of the company from which the equipment was leased, the viability and benefit of leasing versus purchase/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI,...

Press intrusion forced Thomas to go public about HIV

Gareth Thomas said press intrusion forced him to go public with his HIV diagnosis © AFP/File / CLEMENS BILAN LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 18 – Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has said that he would not have revealed his HIV diagnosis if a newspaper had not threatened...

Appellate court to rule on Waititu, Lenolkulal bid to regain office access on December 20

The prosecution led by Bernard Muteti however opposed their appeal saying it was in order for magistrates to ask Waititu (left) and Lenolkulal (right) to stay away from their offices adding that the decisions do not equate to their removal from office/FILE – COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 –...

Wairimu demands Cohen’s body, wants kin stopped from burying the tycoon

Lawyer Phillip Murgor (left) accompanied Sarah Wairimu (centre) on arrival at the Chiromo Funeral Parlour Wednesday, September 18/CFM – Joseph Muraya NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – Sarah Wairimu, through her lawyer Phillip Murgor, has written to the Chiromo Funeral Parlour, objecting to attempts by her sister-in-law to have the...

India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

E-cigarettes have been pushed as a safer alternative to smoking but critics say the flavours appeal particularly to children © AFP/File / EVA HAMBACH New Delhi, India, Sep 18 – India announced on Wednesday a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about...

Saudi to announce oil attacks findings as US weighs retaliation

Smoke billows from Saudi oil giant Aramco’s huge Abqaiq processing plant following a Saturday/AFP RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept 18 – Saudi Arabia said it will unveil the results later Wednesday of its probe into attacks on key oil installations, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the...

Ryder Cup winner Olesen in court over sexual assault charge

Danish Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen arrives at a London court to face charges of sexual assault © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 18 – Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen appeared in court in Britain on Wednesday accused of sexual assault and being drunk on...

President Kenyatta calls on African labour organizations to champion continental integration

President Kenyatta spoke on Wednesday in Nairobi when he presided over the official opening of the 42nd General Council of the Organization of Africa Trade Union Unity (OATUU) meeting attended by 73 affiliate unions representing all the 54 African countries/PSCU  NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has...

Schools, airports closed as Indonesia fires spark fears for Singapore F1

This year’s fires have been worsened by dry weather © AFP / ADEK BERRY KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sep 18 – Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed schools and airports across the country and in neighbouring Malaysia Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the...

Conservation: Epic 220Km ‘ultra-marathon’ starts in Lewa

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, COO Turqa Jirmo Flags off the marathon/Courtesy ISIOLO, Kenya, Sept 18 – Over 70 runners from across the world are taking part in the 5-day, 220 kilometre race that will see the runners, covering the distance split into five stages crossing five wildlife conservancies, each of...

Ex-Rangers player Ricksen dies after motor neurone battle

Fernando Ricksen (centre) pictured during his time at Scottish Premiership club Rangers © ANP/AFP/File / OLAF KRAAK LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 18 – Former Netherlands and Rangers player Fernando Ricksen has died at the age of 43 following a battle with motor neurone disease, the Scottish Premiership club...

Oloo fights to maintain grip on speakership as attempt to regain office flops

Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) on September 10 elected an Acting Speaker after ousting Oloo in a dramatic session that saw a section of lawmakers ejected from the Assembly for siding with the embattled House leader/CFM – OJWANG JOE KISUMU, Kenya, Sep 18 – Embattled Kisumu County Assembly...

Russians plot Japan shock in World Cup opener

Welshman Lyn Jones was appointed Russia head coach in August last year © AFP/File / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV TOKYO, Japan, Sep 18 – Russia coach Lyn Jones said on Wednesday he had a cunning plan to ambush hosts Japan in this week’s Rugby World Cup opener, revealing only that...

Equity’s digital platform records 79pc growth

The platform recorded a growth of 58 percent in transaction value from Sh123.6 billion in the first half of 2018 to Sh195.6 billion for the half-year ended June 2019/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 – The number of transactions conducted through EazzyBiz platform grew by 79 percent from 800,000 to...

Cohen autopsy underway at Chiromo morgue as authorities avail widow as ordered by court

Lawyer Phillip Murgor (left) accompanied Sarah Wairimu (centre) on arrival at the Chiromo Funeral Parlour Wednesday, September 18/CFM – Joseph Muraya NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – Sarah Wairimu, the widow of Dutch Tycoon Tob Cohen arrived at the Chiromo Funeral Parlour at midday on Wednesday ahead of a scheduled...

Cohen widow granted permission to witness scheduled autopsy, counsel says

Lawyer Phillip Murgor (left) wit Investigation Officer Maxwell Otieno (right) at Chiromo Funeral Parlour, Nairobi on Wednesday, September 18/CFM – Joseph Muraya NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 18 – The High Court has allowed Sarah Wairimu, the widow of Dutch Tycoon Tob Cohen to be present during the autopsy of her...

City Hall suspends 2 nurses for neglecting woman in labour

Nairobi County Health Executive Mohammed Dagane also dispatched a warning to all health practitioners working in county health facilities saying any form of negligence will be dealt with decisively/FILE – Nairobi County Governor’s Press NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – Two nurses at Dandora Health Centre have been suspended after...

Ministry of Culture, Heritage endorses Koroga Festival set for this weekend at Two Rivers Mall

Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said the festival is very important as it promotes culture and helps grow talents as well as reflect Kenya’s brilliant and diverse creativity/CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18-Koroga Festival has officially been endorsed by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, following its role in tapping and...

Police disperse rowdy youths in Kisumu as Speaker Oloo’s attempt to regain office thwarted

Police lobbed teargas to disperse the rival formations as Oloo (centre) confronted a section of Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) demanding to be allowed access to his Assembly office/CFM – Ojwang Joe KISUMU, Kenya, Sep 18 – A chaotic confrontation ensued at the Kisumu County Assembly after two...

Andela to lay off 170 Junior Developers in Kenya

The transition will also affect an additional 250 contracted junior developers in Nigeria and Uganda under the developer mentorship program/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18- Software firm Andela is set to lay off 170 junior developers in Kenya over increased demand for more experienced talent. The transition will also affect...

Why so Many Marriages and Families are Breaking and Struggling

1. As a society, we are focusing too much on weddings than on marriage. Don’t be big on ceremonies but short on substance. 2. As a society, we love to gossip and talk more about the drama of messed up marriages and celebrate little of the...

Haze closes Malaysia schools, sparks fears for Singapore F1

This year’s fires have been worsened by dry weather © AFP / ADEK BERRY KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 18 – Malaysia closed more than 1,000 schools nationwide Wednesday and air quality worsened in Singapore days before the city’s Formula One race, as toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires engulfed the...
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