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KCB crowned Kakamega Sevens champions

KCB RFC are the new Kakamega Sevens champions after defeating defending champions Homeboyz RFC 21-12 in the final at the Bull Ring Stadium on Sunday. Simbas prop Vincent Onyala ran over the whitewash to score the first try for KCB with Levy Amunga converting it to give KCB the...

Kane hits wonder-strike as Spurs sink Juventus

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored what he called “one of the best goals” of his career to beat Italian champions Juventus 3-2 in an enthralling International Champions Cup contest in Singapore on Sunday. Kane capitalised after team mate Lucas Moura nicked the ball deep into injury time, allowing...

Swords clip Eagle Wings in basketball league

Eagle Wings were handed their second reverse of the weekend as Swords clipped them 51-31 during Sunday’s Kenya Ladies Basketball Federation tie at the Nyayo Stadium Gymnasium. Edna Kola and Neema Achieng combined for 21 points to inspire Swords’ commanding victory with Eunice Duma providing the only bright spark...

The ill-equipped gym of Ukunda giving hope to budding boxers

ALLEN RIALE MWAZANI When the Kwale County Government in conjunction with Base Titanium Limited decided in 2015 to refurbish the dilapidated Ukunda Community Gym, it was an initiative meant to encourage fitness and healthy living within the immediate community. Instead, it stirred up something bigger and brought in a...

Man United’s De Gea to sign new bumper contract

David de Gea will sign a new long-term contract at Manchester United that will make him the best-paid goalkeeper in the world. The Spain international has been offered between £350,000 and £375,000 per week to remain at Old Trafford. Negotiations between United and De Gea have been taking place...

Breast ironing is abuse and could lead to jail, UK prosecutors say

Breast ironing – where a young girl’s breasts are compressed to stop them developing – is child abuse and could lead to 10 years in jail, British prosecutors said on Friday. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said it issued new guidance to give victims, police and prosecutors the...

Kenya overcomes Indian side in historic hockey friendly

The Kenya national men’s field hockey team thumped Sports Authority of India (SAI) 3-1 to emerge winners in a historic friendly match for hockey astroturf inauguration tournament on Sunday at the sheikh Union Club Nairobi. The first quarter of the game ended in a 1-1 draw with Marango Arnold...

Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault overtakes Bill Gates as world’s second-richest person

Bill Gates is no longer the world’s second-richest person. That title now belongs to French billionaire Bernard Arnault. Arnault, the CEO of luxury goods maker LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE (LVMHF), overtook Gates Tuesday on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It’s the first time since the index was...

Body of missing Narok teacher found dumped in a river

A teacher from Chemamit Primary School was on Sunday found dead five days after he was reported missing. The body of the deceased; Daniel Terer, was found in a river in Olenguruone area with his clothes dumped elsewhere. Trans Mara East Police Commander Fred Abuga said the preliminary...

‘Chafua Chafua’ punch hard to reign supreme in NBL Mombasa leg

Kenya Police popularly known as team ‘Chafua Chafua’ won in nine bouts bouts to claim the third leg of National Boxing League as the curtains came down on the three- day championship held s at Uwanja wa Mbuzi in Mombasa county. The National Boxing League finals played on Sunday...

Meru County Speaker’s bodyguard shot dead in Nairobi

A bodyguard attached to Meru County Assembly speaker Joseph Kaberia was Sunday morning shot dead at Kamiti Corner area in Nairobi. The officer; Constable Samuel Munga, is believed to have been killed by the speaker’s driver, Andrew Nabea following an alleged argument. The speaker, who was not present...

‘Disgrace’ Zidane slammed for Bale comments

“I have nothing personal against him, but there is a time where things are done because they must be done. I have to make decisions, we have to change. “The exit is the coach’s decision, and also of the player, who knows the situation. The situation will change,...

77-year-old man who prepared his own grave, wrote eulogy 19 years ago is buried

By Moses Mwenda A 77-year-old businessman who prepared his own grave and that of his wife 19 years ago was laid to rest at his Milimani home in Isiolo on Saturday. This was despite varying opinion from a section of the family quarters that the deceased – Samson...

Shikanda upbeat as Leopards unveil new signings

Kenya Premier League powerhouse AFC Leopards on Sunady unveiled  seven new signings as they aim to stage improved performances in the 2019/20 season. The new arrivals are a sign of intent by club president Dan Shikanda to redeem the 12-time KPL champions who have been a far cry from...

An entire nation just got hacked

Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from the country’s tax revenue office. In a country of just 7 million people, the scale of the hack means that just about every working adult has...

FKF CEO Muthomi steps aside to allow probe into Avire transfer saga

Faced with fierce criticism, Football Kenya Federation CEO Robert Muthomi on Sunday stepped aside to allow investigations into the purported transfer of Sofapaka ace John Avire. In a statement released by the federation’s communications team and signed by non other than the CEO himself, Muthomi said that he had...

Duale cautions school heads against suspending students over hijab

Garissa Township Member of Parliament Aden Duale has now cautioned school heads in his constituency against banning Muslim students from wearing hijabs. Speaking in Boystown Secondary School after receiving revision textbooks from Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) worth Ksh.5 million on Saturday, Duale said this amounts to religious discrimination...

Harambee Stars report to camp ahead of CHAN clash with Tanzania

Harambee Stars are back in camp ahead of the upcoming Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifier against Tanzania. Some 23 players out of the 27 initially called up have already checked in, with the team holding their first training session on Sunday at the MISC Kasarani ahead of the match....

Four arrested during raid on illegal liquor manufacturing plant in Dandora

Four suspects were on Friday night arrested when Flying Squad detectives raided an illegal liquor manufacturing plant guised as a warehouse in Dandora, Nairobi. The midnight raid, occasioned by tip off from members of the public, was conducted in conjunction with officers from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)...

Emery happy to be patient in transfer market

Arsenal manager Unai Emery said he is happy to be patient in the transfer market and will wait for the right player to become available. The Gunners head coach was speaking after watching his side make it two wins from two in the International Champions Cup with a 3-0...

Pressure mounts on Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti to disband his cabinet

Local leaders in Homa Bay County have continued to pile pressure on Governor Cyprian Awiti to disband his cabinet over alleged corruption and incompetency. The leaders now say they want the county chief to appoint a new cabinet that can prudently use public fund to deliver services to...

Three Kenyan fishermen detained in Uganda for tresspassing

Three Kenyan fishermen from Nyandiwa Beach in Homa Bay County are presently being detained by Ugandan authorities for allegedly trespassing. The fishermen were arrested while on a fishing expedition in Lake Victoria and were taken to Hama Island in the neighboring country where they are being held. Speaking...

Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision

Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in Las Vegas. Two judges scored it 115-112 to Pacquiao and another gave it 114-113 to Thurman, who suffered his first defeat in 30 fights. Thurman had vowed...

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what may have prompted the move. “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as...

Machakos: One dead, two hospitalised after boda boda collides with another

A boda boda operator was on Sunday morning killed after colliding with another at Yatta on the Sofia-Ndalani road, Machakos County. Confirming the incident, area police officers told Citizen Digital the deceased was speeding when he rammed into another boda boda. The operator of the other boda boda...

Rotich, Kinyamal take Kenyan 1-2 at London DL

Kenya’s Ferguson Rotich took command of the Diamond League 800m standings with a decisive 1:43.14 victory at the Muller Anniversary Games in London Stadium on Saturday. The Kenyan took the lead with just over 100 metres remaining, holding off his quick finishing compatriot Wyclife Kinyamal, who clocked 1:43.48. It...

Bayern defeat Real in Texas as clubs unveil new signings

Bayern Munich beat Real Madrid 3-1 in an entertaining International Champions Cup match in Houston on Saturday. Both sides gave debuts to high-profile acquisitions in a game that featured appearances from 41 different players. Real, who started with a full-strength side that included a debut for former Chelsea attacking...

Family of boy ran over by Ruto convoy say DP ‘did not honour his word’

Sidney Mambala’s life was tragically cut short when he was knocked down by a car in DP William Ruto convoy in Budalang’i, Busia. One month later, the parents say that calls to the Deputy President’s office go unanswered and he has failed to honour his promise. “Hajawahi receive...

Israeli spyware firm denies that it spies on users of Facebook, Apple and Google

The Israeli spyware firm (NSO) on Friday came out to deny claims on a report that it bragged to its clients that it can scoop information from services hosted on the online cloud by tech-savvy. The Financial Times of London wrote that NSO Group had told buyers: ”(Pegasus)...

Two chiefs, assistant in police custody over Trans Mara clashes

Four people including two chiefs and their assistant from Nkararo and Enoosaen locations were arrested over links to the boundary dispute in Trans Mara, West Narok. The clashes allegedly saw 15 people injured in Nkararo village after two groups attacked each other with bows and arrows. The four...
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