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Visa, KCB collaborate to digitize payments for ‘Boda Bodas’

KCB Bank Kenya will train the riders on the use of...

Alai and ex-prison warder to remain in custody for 14 days: court » Capital News

Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkiyiany Tobiko, on Wednesday allowed the application for custodial, but limited the request to two weeks from 30 days sought by ATPU/FILE By JOHN OSORO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 20 – The Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) has been given fourteen days to hold...

Messi rescues Argentina as Paraguay pay penalty

Lionel Messi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina with a penalty against Paraguay in the Copa America © AFP / Luis ACOSTA BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Jun 20 – A Lionel Messi penalty salvaged a 1-1...

USD20mn seized from Barclays bank in March fake, Secret Service confirms » Capital News

The notes which were clustered into 43 categories ranging from 1996 to 2004 had been forwarded to them by Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)/ © CFM/File /MOSES MUOKI By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 20 – The US Secret Service has now confirmed that the...

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Iran says it’s air force has shot down a US-made Global Hawk surveillance drone © AFP/File / ATTA KENARE By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Tehran, Iran, Jun 20 – Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US “spy drone” over its territory after it...

Lawyer Assa Nyakundi due in court for son’s murder » Capital News

Nyakundi was first charged with manslaughter before the DPP applied for a review. Photo/FILE. By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 20 – Lawyer Assa Nyakundi, who is out on bond for allegedly killing his son was due in court Thursday, authorities said. Nyakundi was re-arrested on...

‘Gutted’ Scotland knocked out after Argentina recovery

Florencia Bonsegundo scored a re-taken penalty to claim a draw against Scotland to keep Argentina’s hopes of a last 16 spot alive © AFP / Lionel BONAVENTURE Paris, France, Jun 20 – Florencia Bonsegundo converted...

‘Just where we want to be’ – England in good shape for World Cup knockouts

England players celebrate after Ellen White netted one of her two goals in the 2-0 win over Japan in Nice © AFP / Valery HACHE Nice, France, Jun 20 – England coach Phil Neville said...

Heat breaks to be used at Cup of Nations

The 2019 Cup of Nations is being held in June and July for the first time, with temperatures in host country Egypt expected to hover between 35 and 38 Celsius (95-100.4 Fahrenheight) © AFP/File /...

Sarri arrives in Turin to take charge of Juve

Maurizio Sarri lifted his first trophy as a coach in his final game in charge of Chelsea © AFP / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV TURIN, Italy, Jun 19 – Maurizio Sarri arrived in Turin on Wednesday on...

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala death: police

A portrait of Emiliano Sala outside Nantes football club © AFP / LOIC VENANCE LONDON, United Kingdom, Jun 19 – A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of Argentine footballer...

3 terror suspects found guilty of planning attack on Garissa University » Capital News

(L-R) Rashid Charles Mberesero, Sahal Diriy alias Sahali Diriye Hussein, Hassan Edin and Mohamed Abdi alias Mohamed Ali Abikar at a Milimani court on June 19 during a court session when the judgment was delivered/CFM By RACHEAL MBURU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – A Tanzanian is...

Protesters urge Uhuru, regional leaders to intervene in Sudan crisis » Capital News

With Somalia and South Sudan in chaos, the activists said Africa should not wait to see another humanitarian crisis resulting from violence/CFM – JOSEPH MURAYA By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterparts in the continent have been urged to...

Lawyer Assa Nyakundi re-arrested to face son’s murder » Capital News

The lawyer had been charged with manslaughter April, but Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji later applied for the charge to be reviewed/CFM By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – Lawyer Assa Nyakundi, who is out on bond for allegedly killing his son, was on...

US funds security upgrade at Mombasa port to curb illicit trade » Capital News

(L-R) KPA MD Dr Daniel Manduku, acting Head of Security Service Tonny Kibwana and US Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter/CFM By CORRESPONDENT, MOMBASA, Kenya, Jun 19 – The United States government has funded the installation of 11 state-of-the-art radiation portal monitors at the port of Mombasa....

Isuzu East Africa constructs Sh1 billion assembly lines

Industry, Trade and Cooperatives CS Peter Munya and Isuzu (EA) MD...

Pro-democracy protesters hopeful of stability in Sudan » Capital News

Mohammed Elnaiem, 26, (L), and Aida Abbashar, 21, (R) were among protestors who participated at a march in Nairobi’s Uhuru Park calling for civilian rule in Sudan/ CFM – JOSEPH MURAYA By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – As the Sudanese conflict plays out on...

Activists protesting rights violations in Sudan tear-gassed in Nairobi » Capital News

Kenya Human Rights Commission Executive Director George Kegoro pictured with Central Police Station OCS, Simon Kerich/ CFM – JOSEPH MURAYA By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – Hundreds of activists were on Wednesday teargassed by police in Nairobi, while protesting against atrocities in Sudan following...

BOLT expands to three more towns in Kenya

Bolt has more than 25 million users in over 30 countries...

Philippine rite puts boys under pressure » Capital News

The Philippines has one of the highest rates of male circumcision in the world/Courtesy By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MANILA, Philippines, Jun 19 – A row of boys lying on newsprint-covered tables howl in pain and grit their teeth as part of “circumcision season” in the Philippines,...

Battle heats up to tackle Boris Johnson and be British PM » Capital News

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, London, United Kingdom, Jun 19 – The battle to make the two-man shortlist to become Britain’s prime minister, which will almost certainly include Boris Johnson, heats up on Wednesday when another contender will be eliminated. After a fractious TV debate, in which...

AK to hold Africa Games trials at Kasarani

Emmanuel Kipkirui Korir after his 800m win at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha (Hasse Sjogren)Emmanuel Kipkirui Korir after his 800m win at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha (Hasse Sjogren) © Copyright...

Uni industries (EA) launch Macadams self-cooking centre in Kenya

Self cooking centre requires minimum supervision, can cook variety of products...

KWS boss on the spot over interdiction of MP Washiali’s sister, 3 others » Capital News

Washiali who also doubles up as the National Assembly Majority Chief Whip accused Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, Brigadier John Waweru (pictured), of high-handedness citing the nature in which the interdictions were hurriedly done devoid of the Board of Trustees input/CFM By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya...

3 ways to drink your way into a flatter tummy

One of the reasons you may not see definition in your stomach – despite putting in all the work at the gym and eating healthier – is due to bloating. Not only does this abnormal gas swelling make it difficult for you to fit into your little LBD...

ATPU pursuing senior officer ‘who shared’ gory Wajir attack photos » Capital News

The officer is being pursued by detectives for questioning over the incident condemned by both Police Headquarters and the National Cohesion and Integration Commission/FILE – COURTESY By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 18 – The Anti-Terrorism Police Unit now believes a senior police officer shared the...

Chapa Dimba to wrap up this weekend in Meru

15 teams arrive in Meru ahead of Chapa Dimba final MERU, Kenya, June 19 – The second edition of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom football youth tournament concludes this weekend at the Kinoru Stadium where...

Baby Wairimu back home after successful surgery in India  » Capital News

Her operation which was initially scheduled to last two hours but was delayed as surgeons accessed a radioactive iodine (radioiodine) medication given to her while in Kenya/FILE- COURTESY By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – An eight-year-old baby diagnosed with thyroid cancer has returned from India...

Manpower Company introduces employee outsourcing service for flower industry

The Manpower Company staff at the 2019 International Flower Trade Expo,...
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DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

Murunga keen on taking up Mean Machine assignment

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Kenya takes the lion’s share of Sh143 billion private equity deals in EA region

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