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Former prison warder detained for publicizing Wajir IED attack » Capital News

Patrick Safari is alleged to have shared the said images on his social media accounts/FILE- COURTESY By CORRESPONDENT, KITUI, Kenya, Jun 19 – A former prison warder was Tuesday night arrested in Mutomo, Kitui County, for publishing images of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in...

Marta dedicates World Cup record to ‘anyone fighting for equality’

Marta (right) celebrates her record-breaking goal with midfielder Thaisa © AFP / Philippe HUGUEN VALENCIENNES, France, Jun 19 – Marta secured her place among the legends of football on Tuesday after the Brazilian become the...

KRA intercepts 20,000 ltrs of ethanol at Kenya-Tanzania border

Plastic containers filled with ethanol concealed under bags of potatoes aboard...

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN » Capital News

An estimated 3.3 million people have left Venezuela since the start of 2016, according to the UN. © AFP/File / Cris BOURONCLE By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 19 – More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a...

Platini released in 2022 World Cup probe, denies wrongdoing

Ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini talks to the media after being questioned in Nanterre as part of a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar © AFP / Zakaria ABDELKAFI NANTERRE,...

Chinese envoy to Kenya urges firms to focus on investments, not retail

Ambassador Wu Peng (centre), when he paid a courtesy call on...

Activists in Nairobi to stage solidarity march over Khartoum killings » Capital News

The ‘solidarity march’ will start at 9 am from Uhuru Park’s Freedom Corner/FILE – COURTESY By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – Activists protesting human rights violations in Sudan are Wednesday set to stage a march in Nairobi over the recent killing of civilians in...

VAR denies Brazil as Venezuela battle to draw

Brazil’s Philippe Coutinho celebrates before his goal against Venezuela is disallowed after a VAR ruling © AFP / Juan MABROMATA SALVADOR, Brazil, Jun 19 – Brazil were held to a 0-0 draw against Venezuela in...

‘Female’ suspect detained at a women’s prison turns out to be male » Capital News

The 26-year-old suspect, according to police, was arrested over the weekend at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital/FILE By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 19 – A suspect who had been arraigned for impersonating a nurse and remanded at the Eldoret Women Prison, has turned out to...

Wine, Cheese and The Great Rift Valley Viewpoint

Mondays are not that bad after all. I know you think...

Nairobi resident in court over Sh228 parking fees charged under new system » Capital News

Nairobi County Government and the provider of the revenue collection service Nouveta Limited are named as respondents in the suit filed by John Migwi. Photo/CFM-FILE. By CAPITAL REPORTER, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 19 – A Nairobi resident has filed suit challenging the new parking fees of Sh228...

Record-breaker Marta representing women after firing Brazil into World Cup knockouts

Marta is the leading scorer in the history of the men’s and women’s World Cups © AFP / Philippe HUGUEN Valenciennes, France, Jun 18 – Marta said she was representing women in football after becoming...

Dapper Stars jet into Cairo, ready for AFCON

Harambee Stars midfielder Johannah Omollo greets fans who had come to the Cairo International Airport to welcome the team CAIRO, Egypt, Jun 19 – National football team Harambee Stars touched down in the Egyptian capital...

Afghanistan’s World Cup players in restaurant row

Afghanistan players were reportedly involved in a restaurant alteraction with a member of the public before their clash with England © AFP / Dibyangshu SARKAR MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jun 18 – Police were called after...

Uhuru signs into law Appropriation Bill to release Sh161bn for expenditure » Capital News

The approval allows the government to spend money for the financial year ending on June 30. By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 18 — President Uhuru Kenyatta has this evening signed into law the Supplementary Appropriation Bill to release funds for Government expenditure for the financial year...

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as ‘human guinea pig’

South African Caster Semenya accuses the IAAF of using her as a human guinea pig © AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT PARIS, France, Jun 18 – South Africa’s double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya...

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199 » Capital News

More than 8,000 people were relocated as the quake damaged a large number of buildings © AFP / STR By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Beijing, China, Jun 17 – The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on...

Froome to leave intensive care Saturday

Chris Froome due out of intensive care at the weekend © AFP/File / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT SAINT-ÉTIENNE, France, Jun 18 – Stricken four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will leave intensive care in France at...

More than half the world lacks access to safe sanitation, Kenya’s rural worst affected » Capital News

Rural areas remain worst affected with data showing that 8 in 10 people still lack access to these services/WHO By MUTHONI NJUKI, NAIROBI, Kenya June 18 – Vast inequalities in the accessibility, availability and quality of water services is still evident with the World Health Organization...

Sunshine tour winners to spice up Karen master

Left- KCB Karen Masters Tournament Director Andy Watt with Sunshine Tour Director Garry Todd during a site visit at Karen Country Club ahead of 2019 KCB Karen Masters. NAIROBI, Kenya, June 18 – Among the...

KWS Board defends Director General Waweru’s appointment » Capital News

“I would request that this matter to be suspended because we came prepared to handle different issues even as I still maintain that the appointment was procedurally done,” KWS board of Trustees Vice Chair Betty Sereya said/CFM NEWS By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 18 –...

Youthful MPs seek to establish national youth empowerment grant instead of Biashara Fund » Capital News

The Bill proposes to create a fund that will be in form of a grant administered at the constituency level to create and empower employment opportunities for young people/CFM By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 18 – Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch wants the government to put...

Sonko requests Uhuru help in compensation of SGR evictees » Capital News

Most of the residents who lived around Syokimau and areas near Mlolongo are yet to be compensated over three years after surrendering their land/GPS By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, June 18 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta  to help in securing pending compensations for...

Summit faces stalemate as Europe haggles over top jobs » Capital News

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are at loggerheads over who will be the next European Commission president© POOL/AFP/File Ludovic MARIN By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Brussels, Belgium, Jun 18 – European leaders are expected to clash over Brussels’ top jobs on Thursday, as...

Inside Stars’ Paris camp- the medical room

Ayub Timbe and Francis Kahata relax on the bed during a Cryo session at the National Rugby Centre in Marcoussis, France. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu PARIS, France, Jun 18 – On the first floor of the main...

Treasury to clear Sh65bn pending bills by end of June » Capital News

Addressing the press at his Karen Office on Tuesday in the company of eight County Governors, Ruto said Treasury was on the final process of releasing the cash/DPPS By DPPS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 18 – Treasury will release Sh65 billion to pay pending bills by end...

West Indies must find World Cup solutions, not excuses, says coach

West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK TAUNTON, United Kingdom, Jun 18 – West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick has warned his side the time for excuses is over after defeat...

Witness defends Kidero in Sh213mn graft case, says payments above board  » Capital News

He said the payments were not questioned in the audit since all county funds were properly budgeted for/FILE By JOHN OSORO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 18 – A witness in Evans Kidero’s Sh213 million graft case told the court on Tuesday the money could not have been...

Champions Cameroon warn Group F rivals

Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf instructs goalkeeper Andre Onana during a 1-0 friendly loss to Brazil in England last November © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jun 18 – Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf has...

Specialists say food security is a loser in 2019/20 budget

Project Lead, Route to Food Initiative Layla Liebetrau and Consultant and...
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