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Eric Omondi: Why I broke up with Chantal

Comedian Eric Omondi says his ex-lover Chantal Grazioli requested to fly back to her native country, Italy, to start her life afresh.Speaking to EDAILY on Wednesday, Eric Omondi said upon granting Chantal her wish, they agreed that they terminate their romantic relationship but remain as friends.“What Kenyans did not...

Liverpool can achieve a lot with togetherness

A return to the Champions League final would not have been possible without the ‘togetherness’ and resilience of this Liverpool team, Xherdan Shaqiri insists. The Reds reached the biggest game in club football for the second straight year after achieving a remarkable comeback in the second leg of their...

British PM Theresa May expected to announce that she will quit: The Times

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce her departure from office, The Times reported, without citing a source. May will remain as prime minister while her successor is elected in a two-stage process under which two final candidates face a ballot of 125,000 Conservative...

Europa League win would cap wonderful season

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has said victory over Arsenal in next week’s Europa League final would complete a wonderful season for the club, despite speculation about his future. The Italian came in for fierce criticism from the Stamford Bridge fans during his first campaign but ended up steering Chelsea...

Court upholds NLC decision in Del Monte land tussle

The High Court in Muranga has declined to suspend a decision by the National Land Commission that ordered Del Monte to surrender all land not registered under its name to local residents. Justice James Makau however restrained the NLC  and the Attorney General from entering the contested land until...

Japan wants you to say its leader’s name correctly: Abe Shinzo

Japan has a polite request for the world: Stop saying our names wrong. In Japanese, people are referred to by their family name first, followed by a given name, the same pattern as used by Chinese and Korean. For almost a century and a half, however, Japanese names...

FIFA abandons 48-team 2022 World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday. FIFA President Gianni Infantino had proposed expanding the tournament and explored the idea of adding additional host nations. But the sport’s world ruling body said...

Waititu’s Runda, Garden Estate homes raided in EACC probe

Three homes belonging to Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu were on Thursday morning raided by detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. They are said to have arrived as early as 6am but it is not clear what exactly they are searching for. Reports indicate that the detectives are...

A lot still needs to be done, says Lung’aho as Malkia queens jet back

The national women’s volleyball team technical director, David Lung’aho, believes there is a lot to be done for Malkia Strikers to defend the All African Games title in Morocco and reclaim the African Championship set for Egypt in July. Malkia Strikers, the four-time All African Games champions clinched the...

Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company’s access to American technology. The inclusion of Huawei on an export blacklist means the Chinese company can no longer source software or components from US suppliers without...

HBO executive rules out Arya Stark ‘Game of Thrones’ sequel

If the series finale of “Game of Thrones” left you unsatisfied, don’t hold your breath for a sequel to make it all better. HBO programming president Casey Bloys said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that there will absolutely not be a sequel. (HBO is owned by WarnerMedia, CNN’s parent...

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall. Asheri, 17, and her teammate Ida...

China’s big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding

China’s three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft. The triple compensation requests come at a sensitive time in...

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm

The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world’s top two economies could be further inflamed. The restrictions would limit Hikvision’s ability to buy U.S. technology and American companies may have to obtain...

Confusion over KEBS ban on vehicle spare parts

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) now says it has not banned importation of all motor vehicle spare parts but only those that do not meet the required standards in terms of packaging. In a statement issued on Wednesday, KEBS Acting managing Director Bernard Nguyo said they were...

NHIF exposes groups conning members of the public

The National Hospital Insurance Fund has warned members of the public to be wary of fraudsters purporting to collect premiums on its behalf. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Acting NHIF CEO Nicodemus Odongo said the public should not be duped into making payments through unauthorised persons or...

7 county officials charged with robbery with violence in Bungoma

Seven Bungoma County Government officials were Wednesday arraigned and charged with robbery with violence and malicious damage of property. The seven are accused of violently robbing two businessmen who were organizing demonstrations against area Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. The seven are Celestine Mutaki (Logistics Director), Jonathan Chenjeni (Protocol Officer),...

Nyeri: Woman jailed for 30 years over bhang worth Ksh.2,000

A Nyeri court on Wednesday sentenced a woman to 30 years in jail after she was found guilty of trafficking bhang worth Ksh.2,820. The accused; Rose Wanjiru, was convicted by Nyeri Principal Magistrate Harrison Adika to serve time behind bars without an option of fine. Wanjiru is said...

Pulisic wants to emulate Hazard’s success at Chelsea

Chelsea’s new forward Christian Pulisic believes he can reach the same level as Stamford Bridge talisman Eden Hazard and is hoping to team up with the Belgium playmaker next season. The 20-year-old U.S. international Pulisic joined Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund in January for a reported fee of 58 million...

15-year experience requirement for IEBC CEO job unlawful – Court rules

The High Court has declared as unlawful the requirement by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for one to have 15 years experience in order to apply for the Chief Executive Officer position. Delivering the ruling, Justice Hellen Wasilwa on Wednesday said IEBC acted outside the provisions...

Gor clinch record KPL title

Gor Mahia FC have won the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title for a record-stretching 18th time after Bandari FC, the last challenger with a mathematical chance of overhauling their lead, crashed out of the title race. Bandari faced a must-win situation against Mathare United and hope Gor lose against...

Lawyer stabbed to death by fellow advocate at house party

Police in Eldoret are holding a lawyer who is accused of stabbing his fellow advocate to death at a house party in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County. The suspect, Abel Mogaka, was on Wednesday arraigned before Eldoret Chief Magistrate Charles Obulutsa where the prosecution made an application for 10...

Wazito clip Thika, march towards acquiring KPL status

Wazito FC maintained their lead of the National Super League table after thumping Thika United 1-0 in a charged league match played at Camp Toyoyo grounds this afternoon. When it all seemed the match would end in a barren stalemate, former Gor Mahia man Teddy Osok scored in stoppage...

38 KRA suspects barred from tampering with employer’s systems

A Nairobi court has barred 38 Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) suspects who are under investigation over tax evasion charges from interfering with the employer’s systems. High court judge Lika Kimaru further directed that the the suspects should not go near the KRA offices until the DCI complete the...

Gyan makes AFCON U-turn after Ghana president intervenes

Ghana striker Aasamoah Gyan has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement. Gyan quit the national team on Monday, seemingly unhappy at having the captaincy taken away from him despite having not...

Kenya-Somalia rift widens over new Wajir security checks

The Somalia Government has raised concern over the reintroduction of additional security checks on its citizens in Wajir. A letter from the country’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday faulted the new security checks on Somali passengers. Also Read: Three Somalia gov’t officials denied entry at JKIA in diplomatic standoff...

Olympic medalist Jepkirui suspended for doping

Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has become the second Kenya-born Bahraini to be handed suspension from athletics for doping after 3000m steeplechase Olympic champion Ruth Jebet. The 34-year-old 2016 Rio Olympic silver medalist has been issued with a notice of allegation following the Presence of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) as in...

South African President Ramaphosa registers as an MP

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa registered as a Member of the sixth parliament soon after the composition of his new Cabinet on Tuesday. The next parliament is due to be constituted today (May 22) exactly two weeks after the May 8 national elections which the ruling African...

Four athletes involved in accident in Kapsabet

Four athletes among them 2019 Rotterdam Marathon silver medalist Stella Barsosio sustained injuries after they were knocked down by a vehicle while on training along Kapsabet-Olessos road Wednesday. Others who were involved in the morning incident are Stella Barsosio alongside her husband Edwin Melly, Hillary Bett and Amos Bomori....

Mortgage accounts poised to increase with KMRC launch

The Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company (KMRC) launched on Wednesday by President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to double the number of mortgage accounts by providing incentives to financial institutions, enabling them to offer long-tenured loans to home buyers. KMRC is set to advance cash to commercial banks, Saccos and mortgage...
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Agency pursues fresh ways to attract foreign students

Kenya is seeking to carve a niche as an international hub for higher learning with a new policy targeting local universities. The...

Gor mahia wins Kenya Premier League in a continuous third round

Gor Mahia are officially the Champions of Kenya Premier League season 2018-19. In other words, Gor are the all-time champions in Kenya. Historically, K’Ogalo have...
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