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CMD proposes President should not appoint IEBC Chairperson » Capital News

CMD Executive Director Frankline Mukwanja argued that this would pave way for neutrality and restore public confidence/CFM NEWS By NJOKI KIHIU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – The Centre for Multiparty Democracy is now proposing that the President should not be the appointing authority of the Chairperson...

Troubled year of Brazil star Neymar

Despite winning his second French title in a row Neymar’s season was marred by events on and off the field © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE PARIS, France, Jun 3 – A reoccurrence of an injury,...

ODM wants Sh1,000 note scrapped by Aug 1 to block sanitizing cash » Capital News

By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 4 – The Orange Democratic Movement Party (ODM) now wants the Central Bank of Kenya to reduce the phasing out period of the current Sh1,000 note from October to August 1 noting that the change of timeline will aid...

Klopp ‘pleased’ about Bayern link, but hints at Liverpool extension

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp won the Champions League final at the third attempt with a 2-0 win over Tottenham last Saturday © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS BERLIN, Germany, Jun 4 – Jurgen Klopp hinted Tuesday...

India rubbish mountain to rise higher than Taj Mahal » Capital News

At its current rate of growth, the Ghazipur landfill will be taller than the Taj Mahal, some 73 metres high, in 2020/AFP-File By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, NEW DELHI, India, Jun 4 – India’s tallest rubbish mountain in New Delhi is on course to rise higher than...

Sharks focus on Everton after tough season

Kariobangi Sharks head coach William Muluya on the touchline during his side’s Football Kenya Federation Shield final against Bandari on June 1, 2019. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – Kariobangi Sharks skipper Patillah Omotto...

Ministry of Industry launches project to support innovation by SMEs

Dubbed Kenya Industry and Entrepreneurship, the project is set to be...

Over 20 luxury cars destroyed in Malik Heights fire » Capital News

Workers in various offices were camping outside waiting to know the fate of their respective working places/CFM NEWS By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – More than 20 luxury vehicles at a caryard at Malik Heights building were destroyed during the Monday night’s fire. According...

China toughen up for Basketball World Cup with army drills

Fang Shuo and his Chinese team-mates are being put through military training to toughen the hosts up for the Basketball World Cup © AFP / Lillian...

Two petitions contesting new currency notes referred to CJ to form bench » Capital News

Also challenged is a move by the Central Bank to demonetize the Sh1,000 series notes by October 1/CFM NEWS By RACHEAL MBURU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – Two petitions contesting the constitutionality of new currency notes unveiled by the Central Bank of Kenya on June 1...

Bitok to extend spell in Rwanda volleyball

Rwanda men’s national team head coach Paul Bitok shares sentiments with his players during their Africa Zone Five Championship appearance in Nairobi on June 3, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – Paul Bitok...

You can produce Bio-gas without using cow dung

The organization sells the Standard Unit at Sh70,000 at a domestic...

Principal charged, freed on Sh1mn bond after attack on journalists » Capital News

Other charges include arson, malicious damage to property and incitement to violence/CFM NEWS By CORRESPONDENT, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Jun 4 – The Principal of St. Stephen’s Girls School in Machakos and others not in has charged with Incitement to violence among other offences. He however denied the...

Women’s World Cup kicks off with interest at a new high

France are considered one of Europe’s strongest challengers for the global crown © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE PARIS, France, Jun 4 – The women’s World Cup kicks off on Friday amid unprecedented attention as hosts...

President Kenyatta holds talks with Canadian, Ghanaian leaders » Capital News

Prime Minister Trudeau lauded the progress made in the realization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), a move he said will open up Africa to more world trade/PSCU By PSCU, VANCOUVER, Canada, Jun 4 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has held talks with his host...

Vatican women strap on their boots for first time in World Cup year

The small group that makes up the Vatican’s first-ever women’s team play in the shadow of St Peter’s © AFP / Andreas SOLARO ROME , Italy, Jun 4 – More than three decades after it...

St. Stephen’s Girls School Principal arrested after reporters attacked » Capital News

Two Standard group journalists are nursing injuries in hospital after they were attacked during the incident/CFM NEWS By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – The Principal of St. Stephen’s Girls School in Machakos and the mother of a “missing” girl have been arrested by officers...

Shikalo hints at Bandari exit amid Yanga talk

Bandari FC keeper Faruk Shikalo poses with the Football Kenya Federation Shield trophy at the Kasarani Stadium on June 2, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – Harambee Stars goalkeeper Faruk Shikalo has hinted...

COMESA Business Council Launch a Digital Financial Inclusion project for SMEs

By CORRESPONDENT,   L-R CBC Chair Marday Venkatasamy KAM Chair and...

Govt says efforts to restore hacked websites ongoing » Capital News

18 portals were hacked/CFM NEWS By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – The government says efforts to restore normalcy are currently ongoing after a number of its websites were hacked. According to government spokesman Cyrus Oguna, a cluster of 18 government informational websites hosted on...

India plan pace assault in World Cup opener against South Africa

Pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah (left) is one of India’s main dangermen © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Jun 4 – Virat Kohli’s India will unleash their formidable pace attack against beleaguered South Africa...

Police probe cause of fire at Malik Heights building » Capital News

“The fire is believed to have started on the ground floor though its cause is yet to be established and no casualties were reported.”/COURTESY By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, June 4 – Police are investigating the cause of Monday night’s fire at Malik Heights building on...

Ronaldo centre-stage but Portugal’s new stars ready to shine

Back for more: Cristiano Ronaldo has ended his international exile from Portugal duty © AFP / CARLOS COSTA PORTO, Portugal, Jun 4 – Cristiano Ronaldo has ended his international exile to spearhead Portugal’s hopes of...

Wildebeest migration starts early due to weather changes, ecologists say » Capital News

Herds have already been spotted in the western corridor/Grumeti reserves. By Saturday the herd was located crossing the Sand River heading towards the Maasai Mara/FILE By MUTHONI WAWERU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – The wildebeest migration kicked off earlier than usual this year with conservationists and...

Nadal, Federer one match from dream Roland Garros duel

Rafael Nadal ready to face Kei Nishikori for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals for a 12th time © AFP / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT PARIS, France, Jun 4 – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are...

4 Opposition MPs laud new notes, say will enhance purge on graft » Capital News

“It is believed that many people are holding a lot of money in their houses”/CFM NEWS By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 4 – The debate on the introduction of the new generation bank notes continues to elicit mixed reactions among politicians even as petitions were...

Omtatah’s case on new currencies due in court Tuesday » Capital News

The new notes were unveiled on Saturday. By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 4 – The High Court was on Tuesday set to give directions in a case filed by an activist, challenging the roll-out of the new generation notes. Activist Okiya Omtatah filed a case at...

12 Bizarre Weight Reducing Tricks Women Try. Are These Healthy?

With each passing day, there seems to be more insane exercise...

Silence, security in Beijing on 30th Tiananmen anniversary » Capital News

People’s Liberation Army tanks guard Tiananmen Square in June 1989 after the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests © AFP/File / CATHERINE HENRIETTE By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, BEIJING, Jun 4 – China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence...
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Paris, Thursday @PeopleSports11 Florencia Bonsegundo’s twice-taken penalty completed Argentina’s dramatic fightback against Scotland on Wednesday and also opened the door at the Women’s World...

Comesa births strategies to address growth disparities

 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) region has experienced a robust annual real gross domestic product growth of close to...

Ugandan woman erupts in dance after receiving free shoes from stranger

A Ugandan woman has erupted in joy and dance after she was gifted a pair of shoe from a stranger who was passing by...

India’s sixth biggest city is almost entirely out of water

The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India’s sixth largest city,...

Tanzania launches appeal to raise bonuses for Taifa Stars

Tanzanian authorities launched a fundraising campaign on Thursday aimed at raising nearly half a million dollars to "motivate" the national team who...

The Standard – Kenya: Kahata seeks to dribble into Afcon fame | The Standard

Harambee Stars' midfielder Francis Kahata dribbles in a friendly match against Equatorial Guinea at Kenyatta Stadium. Gor Mahia midfielder Francis Kahata says club’s success...
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