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Neymar’s PSG Champions League ban cut

Neymar scored the winning goal in injury time on Saturday as Paris Saint-Germain beat Strasbourg © AFP / Martin BUREAU LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sep 17 – Neymar’s Champions League ban for insulting match officials on social media has been reduced from three games to two following an appeal, the...

India arrests former Kashmir chief minister

Farooq Abdullah, 81, has been under house arrest since early August © AFP/File / Tauseef MUSTAFA NEW DELHI, Sep 17 – A former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, seen as being pro-India, has been formally arrested under a law allowing him to be held for up to two years...

Mutua, Oparanya ranked top performers in devolution index

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua (left) and Kakamega’s Wycliffe Oparanyaa’s (right) were ranked the best performing county executives followed by Nairobi’s  Mike Sonko/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – A United Kingdom advisory firm – All Africa Advisors – has ranked Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua as the best performing county executive...

Ronaldo ’embarrassed’ by rape allegations

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he was embarrassed by rape allegations © AFP / Vincenzo PINTO LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt “embarrassed” as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States....

Global Teacher Prize winner Peter Tabichi meets Trump at the White House

A member of the Franciscans order of the Catholic, Tabichi (left) gives 80 per cent of his salary towards charity particularly supporting needy students pay their school fees./White House Office of the Press Secretary NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – The 2019 Global $1 million Teacher Prize Winner, Peter Tabichi,...

With Neymar staying and Icardi in, can PSG finally deliver in Europe?

Thomas Tuchel is under even greater pressure than ever to deliver in Europe for PSG after their poor recent showings in the Champions League © AFP/File / Martin BUREAU PARIS, France, Sep 17 – The visit of Real Madrid to the French capital on Wednesday means a glamour...

Okoa Stima is Kenya’s most expensive mobile loans

This according to a report by Kenya Bankers Association study that reveals that ‘Okoa Stima’, an app that allows users to borrow electricity and pay later attracts up to 43. 4 percent interest rate/FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17- Buying electricity tokens on credit has been revealed to be the most expensive...

Israel votes on Netanyahu’s political survival

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) faces a strong challenge from retired general Benny Gantz and his Blue and White alliance in Tuesday’s polls © AFP / Oded Balilty, JACK GUEZ JERUSALEM, Sep 17 – Israel began voting in its second election in five months Tuesday that will decide...

High balls, high tackles: five Rugby World Cup talking points

New guidelines on policing high tackles could make red cards more likely at the Rugby World Cup © AFP / Marty MELVILLE TOKYO, Japan, Sep 17 – From slippery balls to a possible rash of red cards from high tackles, there is no shortage of potential talking points...

South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

Millions of pigs have been culled across Asia in a bid to curb the spread of the disease © AFP/File / GREG BAKER SEOUL, Sep 17 – South Korea on Tuesday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has...

Boks expect the unexpected from ‘evolving’ All Blacks

South Africa’s Herschel Jantjies training for the All Black clash © AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU URAYASU, Japan, Sep 17 – South Africa are bracing themselves for “new tricks” from defending champions New Zealand when the fierce rivals lock horns in their heavyweight Rugby World Cup opener this weekend....

Nairobi paid Sh652mn in excess of medical schemes contract in FY16/17 – Report

Although the total payment made so far to AAR insurance Kenya Limited is Sh1.7 billion, no explanation has been given for paying Sh652,786,602 in excess of the contract sum of Sh1.07 billion/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 17 – The Sh1.7 billion AAR insurance cover for Nairobi County employees has once...

Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill

Apple CEO Tim Cook, in charge of the world’s biggest company, has called the EU tax case “total political crap” © AFP/File / Josh Edelson LUXEMBOURG, Sep 17 – Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission’s landmark order that the iPhone-maker...

Safaricom retrains 60 staff to bridge talent shortage in digital technologies

. An industry first, the initiative is also helping the company bridge a shortage of talent as it seeks to bridge a customer shift to increasingly digital lifestyles/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 17 – Safaricom has unveiled a program that will empower and train employees who are looking to shift...

Andreas Gabalier, Austria’s ‘populist’ pop star, faces far-right claims

The far-right Freedom Party sees Andreas Gabalier as a rare kindred spirit in the world of culture © AFP / ALEX HALADA VIENNA, Sep 17 – With his lederhosen and lyrics about his love for the mountains, Andreas Gabalier has become the biggest name in Austrian pop music, but...

Top 7 Trendy Restaurants in Nairobi

When it comes to finding the perfect restaurant where to wine and dine, it’s equally become important that it not only has exceptional food and drinks but also a vibrant and lively atmosphere/ design that captures your attention from the very minute you walk into the outlet. Many restaurant...

Netanyahu: Israel’s longest-serving premier fights for his future

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting his second election in five months with a potential corruption indictment looming © AFP / Gil COHEN-MAGEN JERUSALEM, Sep 17 – Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister with his right-wing leadership and by repeatedly besting rivals with deft political moves,...

US singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks

World crude prices soared to levels not seen since the 1991 Gulf War after the strike on Saudi oil facilities © AFP / FAYEZ NURELDINE WASHIGTON, Sep 17 – The United States readied its response Monday to the “unprecedented” attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said...

Chinese official to visit US to prepare for trade talks

The United States and China have been embroiled in a bruising trade war for more than a year © AFP/File BEIJING, Sep 17 – A Chinese vice finance minister will visit the United States on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for trade talks next month, state media said. The...

Messi comeback possible as Barca launch UCL charge

Ernesto Valverde said that Barcelona were looking to put last season’s Champions League disappointment behind them this year © AFP / SASCHA SCHUERMANN BERLIN, Germany, Sep 16 – Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said Monday that Lionel Messi could make his comeback against Borussia Dortmund as the Catalan giants...

Xavi’s Al Sadd storm into Asian Champions League semi

Sadd SC’s Spanish coach Xavi Hernandez celebrates with his staff after his team’s 3-1 AFC Champions League quarter-final football match victory against Saudi’s Al-Nassr at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on September 16, 2019. © AFP / KARIM JAAFAR DOHA, Qatar, Sep 16 – Top Qatar...

Trump backed off on Iran last time — but will he again?

Will US President Donald Trump go for the military option or his usual instinct for negotiations? © AFP/File / Nicholas Kamm Washington, United States, Sep 16 – Donald Trump famously canceled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy following the unpredictable president’s...

David de Gea signs new deal at Man Utd

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has pledged his future to the club © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 16 – David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over...

G4S employee arrested over ATM heist, Sh1mn found in his father-in-law’s home

Police dug out Sh1 million from a a shallow hole at a homestead in Western Kenya. /COURTESY. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – An employee at G4S security company was arrested Monday over the Sh72 million Standard Chartered Bank ATM heist, and some of the money recovered from him. Benard...

New African Union Development Agency AUDA-NEPAD opens office in Nairobi

Daniel Osiemo, Ag. CEO NEPAD / APRM Kenya Secretariat (left) and Prof. Aggrey Ambali, Head of dustrialisation, Science and echnology at AUDA – NEPAD having a chit-chat in the newly opened AUDA-NEPAD Eastern Africa Office in Nairobi on September 16, 2019. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – The African Union...

Kenya media professionals back from China after three-week tour

Kenyan participants during a session with executives of Shandong Foreign Trade Vocational College (SFTC) in China. Photo/COURTESY. SHANGDONG, China, Sept 14 – A three-week seminar for journalists and media professionals of Kenyan journalists and other media professionals organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China...

Kimathi assures Safari Rally still on WRC path

Tundo to use Zambia Rally as a springboard to Safari NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Safari Rally Project CEO Phineas Kimathi is optimistic that Kenya will be readmitted to the World Rally Championship calendar despite the anticipated delay in announcing the 2020 calendar by the world governing body,...

US hints at military response to Saudi attacks as oil prices surge

A satellite image provided by NASA Worldview shows fires following drone strikes on two major oil installation owned by the state giant Aramco, in eastern Saudi Arabia © NASA Worldview/AFP / Handout London, United Kingdom, Sep 15 – Oil prices made their biggest jump since the Gulf War on...

Barsosio, Kiprotich break records in Sydney

Barsosio cut the tape in two hours, 24 minutes and 33 seconds, slashing some four-and-a-half minutes from the previous race record set by Makda Harun Haji two years ago. SYDNEY, Australia, Sep 16 – Stellah Barsosio and Felix Kiprotich were in emphatic form, slashing significant chunks off the...

Dr Chris Kirubi: “Think of Me As A Reminder That Cancer Can Be Treated”

Capital Group Ltd Chairman, Dr. Chris Kirubi has shared his cancer journey and a message of hope with the world at this year’s Centum Annual General Meeting. Dr Kirubi who writes form a reflective point said, “I know that cancer diagnosis can be very devastating to...
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