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Kimwarer, Arror Dams scandal: CMC Di Ravenna directors ordered to appear in court

The High Court in Nairobi on Wednesday ordered directors of Italian firm CMC Di Ravenna to appear in court and take plea over the Kimwarer and Arror Dams scandal. Issuing the orders, Justice Mumbi Ngugi said the decision by the firm’s lawyer to take plea on behalf of the company...

After 10 year wait, hosts Japan ready for World Cup

With the weight of an expectant nation on their shoulders and a governing body desperate for the hosts to succeed in the first Rugby World Cup in Asia, Japan head into the tournament opener on Friday under arguably more pressure than any other team. Fortunately, head coach Jamie Joseph...

Thirdway Alliance sues Kirinyaga County Assembly over Punguza Mizigo Bill rejection

Thirdway Alliance has moved to court to sue the Kirinyaga County Assembly and its speaker over the rejection of the Punguza Mizigo Bill. The party led by Dr. Ekuru Aukot claims that the county assembly of Kirinyaga on September 10 used an unlawful process to have the Punguza...

Bandari rally to stun Zoo in five-goal thriller

Bandari FC came from behind to defeat Zoo Kericho 3-2 thanks to a sensational second half display in a Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match at the Mbaraki Stadium in Mombasa on Wednesday. Collins Neto scored a four-minute brace to put Zoo 2-0 up inside the opening 20 minutes and...

Government advisor arrested for soliciting Ksh.500K bribe in Nairobi

A policy advisor attached to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly soliciting for a bribe of Ksh.500,000. According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the officer identified as Joshua Lonyaman Angelei, was had a demanded half a million shillings to fast...

Hamilton hopes to shine under Singapore floodlights

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton can return Mercedes to the top of the podium this Sunday with an unprecedented fifth win around the floodlit streets of Singapore. Winners of 10 of the season’s 14 races so far, Mercedes suffered a double defeat in Belgium and Italy to Ferrari...

President Kenyatta officially endorses Mariga for Kibra by-election

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday met Jubilee Party candidate for the upcoming Kibra Constituency by-election McDonald Mariga at State House, Nairobi. The President, who is the Jubilee Party leader, assured Mariga of his full backing in the by-election set for November 7, 2019. “The President wished Mr Mariga, who...

Lonyangata out to turn Paris miss to Doha gold

Paul Lonyangata became the first athlete in 28 years to claim back-to-back Paris Marathon last year but missed out on a piece of his own history early this year in April. The lanky Kenyan runner could claimed a historic third successive title at the French capital but slipped back...

Uhuru cancels Ksh.22B Kimwarer Dam project after receiving fresh report

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the immediate cancellation of the Kimwarer Dam Project and a fresh commencement of the Arror Multipurpose Dam Project. This comes after a technical committee formed to assess the viability of the controversial Kimwarer and Arror Dam Projects in Elgeyo Marakwet County submitted its...

No respite for Malkia Strikers in Japan

The national women’s volleyball team Malkia Strikers were handed another defeat on Wednesday as they went down 3-0 (25-20,25-17 and 25-14) to Brazil in the ongoing FIVB Women World Cup in Hamamatsu. It was the fourth straight sets loss the Kenyans have suffered at the global showpiece following similar...

Drama at Parliament as musician Akothee shows up in mini skirt

There was drama at Parliament buildings on Wednesday afternoon after controversial musician Esther Akoth aka Akothee showed up at the National Assembly dressed in a manner deemed to be inappropriate. Akothee wanted to gain access to the mini dining used by parliamentarians for a meeting with nominated MP...

‘Racism rot is deep’ in Italian football

Italian football authorities and their disciplinary systems to combat racism are “not fit for purpose”, says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare. The claim has been made after Cagliari were cleared of racist chanting towards Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku in a Serie A match. Lukaku was subjected to...

Tob Cohen’s body will not be released to anyone else except Sarah Wairimu – lawyer

The body of the late Dutch businessman Tob Cohen can only be released to his wife Sarah Wairimu Cohen, her lawyer has said. Speaking outside the Chiromo mortuary where the postmortem was being conducted, Philip Murgor revealed that his client has demanded that after the exercise, the body...

Ndakaini Half Marathon targets more amateurs

The 16th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon will be held on November 9 at the grounds of the Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a County. The marathon, which is aimed at raising funds towards conserving Ndakaini Dam’s catchment area, will feature 21km, 10km and 5km family-fun races. According to Ndakaini...

Family of woman, son who died Ethiopian Airlines crash ‘confused by lawyers’

The family of a Kenyan woman and her son who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have expressed uncertainty over lawyers seeking to sue Boeing on behalf of victims. According to Amos Mbicha, who lost his sister and nephew, some Kenyan families are yet to sue for compensation...

Iran’s female fans find soccer buzz in cafes and malls

On match days Iran’s young female soccer fans cram Tehran’s shopping centres and cafes, their faces painted with the Iranian flag and beaming with excitement, as they follow their national team on giant television screens alongside male fans. Iranian women have been banned from men’s soccer matches at football...

Sarah Wairimu Cohen leaves Lang’ata Women’s Prison for husband’s autopsy

The Nairobi High Court has allowed Sarah Wairimu Cohen to be present at the postmortem of her late husband. Following the directive, the accused who is currently remanded at Langata Women’s Prison, will be taken to Chiromo mortuary to witness exercise. Also Read: Tob Cohen autopsy: Wairimu lawyers...

Potential record breakers staring at Doha jackpot

A galaxy of stars will descend on Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday 27 September for 10 days of scintillating action at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, where the IAAF will once again run its world record programme. In a statement released by the world athletics governing body,...

Ken Okoth widow rejects DNA for disputed child, to present her own

Ken Okoth widow’s Monica has been given 14 days to file her own DNA results for the disputed child after she declined those presented in court two weeks ago. According to her lawyers, their results are the ones that are genuine. Also Read: Sonko reveals Ken Okoth had...

Samoa’s Tuatagaloa forced to make a choice

Belgium Tuatagaloa had a stark choice to make when he was called into the Samoa squad for the first time a few months before the Rugby World Cup earlier this year – sign a new club contract or play for his country. While World Rugby’s Regulation 9 dictates players...

Private detective Jane Mugo freed on Ksh.300K cash bail

Jane Mugo, a private detective accused of threatening to kill, was on Wednesday released on a total cash bail of Ksh.300,000. According to one charge sheet, Mugo drew a pistol and threatened Patrick Mugusia Kefa on August 15, 2019 without lawful excuse. Also Read: Why DCI wants me...

Rising Stars set to depart for Uganda CECAFA action

The Kenya Under-20 national team, the Rising Stars, held its final training session on Tuesday at the Gems Cambridge International School, ahead of their departure to Uganda for the upcoming CECAFA U20 Championships. The Rising Stars are set to depart for Jinja on Wednesday for the junior regional showpiece,...

PigiaMe brings Kenya’s ‘Gikomba’ market online

PigiaMe, a leading online classifieds site has launched ‘Gikomba’ market online, a portal that provides an avenue for locals to sell and buy affordable household items from each other. Speaking about the new product, PigiaMe’s Head of Business Development and Operations, Charles Sabula, said that the move follows the...

Teacher stabbed in class as children scream for help

A primary school teacher from Bondo is nursing knife wounds after she was allegedly attacked by her husband on Tuesday evening. Everline Akinyi Otieno, who teaches at St. Paul’s Gulf Academy, is said to have been attacked in class in front of her pupils. According to her, Kevin...

I deserve more Ballon d’Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo said he deserves to end his soccer career with more Ballon d’Or awards than Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi and hopes to establish himself as the greatest player of all time. Ronaldo, 34, has won the renowned France Football magazine trophy for the world’s best player...

How teeth got stuck in man’s throat for 8 days after surgery without anyone noticing

A 72-year-old man is reported to have had his false teeth stuck in his throat during surgery and were not discovered for eight days. The man was having a surgery to remove a harmless lump in his abdominal wall, but the operating team neglected to take out his...

Police lob teargas canisters at Onyango Oloo, supporters

Embattled Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo was on Wednesday morning repulsed by anti-riot officers as he attempted to enter the County Assembly. His ally Roy Samo (MCA Kajulu ward) was also caught in the melee as the officers lobbed teargas canisters. Passersby were also forced to scamper for safety...

VIDEO: How Kenya’s top teacher Peter Tabichi opened U.S. Congress

Award-winning teacher Peter Tabichi on Tuesday opened the U.S. Congress. He recited the Franciscan prayer for peace at the Capitol in Washington D.C. It reads as follows: “Lord make me an instrument of your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon...

More trouble for Onyango Oloo as police lob teargas canisters

Embattled Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo was on Wednesday morning repulsed by anti-riot officers as he attempted to enter the County Assembly. His ally Roy Samo (MCA Kajulu ward) was also caught in the melee as the officers lobbed teargas canisters. Passersby were also forced to scamper for safety...

Ksh.20 to give birth? Two nurses at Dandora Health Centre expelled

Two nurses from Dandora Health Centre were on Tuesday suspended following reports that a woman was forced to give birth outside the facility as she did not have Ksh.20. A statement from the Nairobi Governor’s office reiterated that maternity services are free at all county facilities and no...
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