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Liverpool set to offer Klopp improved contract after Champions League triumph

Liverpool are keen to tie Jurgen Klopp down to an extended contract after the club’s Champions League triumph. Klopp has three years remaining on the six-year, £7m per annum contract he signed during his first summer at Liverpool in 2016 but Fenway Sports Group will look to secure the man who...

Neymar denies rape allegations

Brazilian football star Neymar da Silva denied rape allegations on Sunday, publishing texts and photos he said prove he was set up, and his representative claimed he was the victim of attempted extortion. “I’m being accused of rape,” the Paris Saint-Germain player said in a video published on...

Philemon Otieno savours Harambee Stars experience

Harambee Stars defender Philemon Otieno has expressed contentment with his experience in the national set up as the team intensifies straining for the African Cup of Nations finals. Philemon, who has featured in the right back position for Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia, notes that he has gained...

Kisii: Man electrocuted to death by neighbour’s illegal power connection

A middle-aged man died on Monday morning after being electrocuted at Nyanuguti village in Kisii County. The deceased was cutting nappier grass for his cows when he came into contact with a live wire that had been illegally connected by his neighbour, killing him on the spot. Confirming...

Chelsea, Liverpool to contest UEFA Super Cup

The first all-English UEFA Super Cup match will feature Liverpool and Chelsea on 14 August in Istanbul. Liverpool’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday sealed their place against Chelsea, who had beaten Arsenal 4-1 last Wednesday to win the UEFA Europa League. The two teams will meet shortly after the...

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters

Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protesters demanding civilian rule. A medical association affiliated to protesters said at least two people were killed...

After the pain in Madrid, Spurs look to the next steps forward

A debut appearance in the Champions League final and a top four finish in the Premier League is a scenario most Tottenham Hotspur fans would have happily signed up to, if offered prior to this season. Yet, after Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool, there was a sense that Spurs...

Five school boys arrested over kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old boy

Six suspects aged 18 and below have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a nine-year-old boy in Kakamega County. Kakamega County Police Commander Wilkister Vera said the boy’s mother reported to police that she had received a call from someone demanding Ksh.50,000 for the...

Brazil players will support Neymar -Fernandinho

Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris St Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament. Neymar issued a statement early on Sunday morning denying any...

Donald Trump wades into Britain’s Brexit crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China’s Huawei. Trump and his wife, Melania, will be treated to a...

Fiji crowned World Rugby Sevens Series champions in Paris

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019 Awards celebrated the very best of the season which saw Fiji crowned series champions at the Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris on Sunday. This season has been one of the most competitive yet with just two points separating first and second placed Fiji...

Cruise ship collides with Venice tourist boat, injuring four people

A cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people, the local port authority said. MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera, a 54-meter high and 275-meter long liner which dwarfed the Venice skyline, was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca...

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat

Mexico’s Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5%...

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people

Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy’s anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. Francis made the comment during a meeting with Roma people at the last event of...

Zimbabwe businesses drop local currency for US dollars

As Zimbabwe’s economy struggles and the country faces scarce fuel supplies, some businesses are refusing to accept the ever-weakening local currency, insisting on doing business in U.S. dollars. One reason is that the local currency, known as bond notes, are not accepted outside the southern African country, making...

South Africa makes history as women make up half of cabinet for first time

Women will now make up half of South Africa’s new cabinet for the first time in the country’s history. President Cyril Ramaphosa who announced the move on Wednesday said the decision was to create a line of leaders that would advance the country’s future. “For the first time...

Telkom, Parklands win Mombasa tourney

Premier League sides Telkom and Parklands Sports Club are the winners of this year’s Mombasa County Hockey Association five-a-side tournament. Telkom, the reigning women Premier League champions thumped Rovers 3-1 in the women finals to bag the honours in the two-day event held at the weekend in Mombasa. At...

China threatens to blacklist foreign companies after Huawei ban

Beijing is preparing a blacklist for foreign companies as trade tensions with the United States continue to escalate. The Chinese government is working to establish an “unreliable entity list” which would include foreign companies, individuals and organizations, according to a statement Friday from China’s Commerce Ministry. Companies that violate...

100 acres set aside at Tatu City for gov’t housing project

One-hundred acres of land have been set aside at Tatu City for development of housing units under the government’s Affordable Housing Programme in the Big 4 Agenda. According to Stephen Jennings, the founder and CEO of Rendeavour, they have already written a proposal to the government to take...

Ochieng secures Golden Boot after Mount Kenya treble

Enosh Ochieng’ clinched the 2018/19 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Golden Boot after firing a hat-trick in Ulinzi Stars’ 4-0 demolition of Mount Kenya United on Sunday at Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium. Neither side had much at stake with Mount Kenya already relegated from the KPL while Ulinzi could achieve no...

Samburu County Gov’t driver arrested transporting Ksh.1M cash

A driver attached to the Samburu County Government was on Saturday evening arrested after he failed to account for Ksh.1,099,000 found by police in a county vehicle he was driving from Isiolo towards Wamba town. Confirming the arrest, Samburu County Police Commander Karanja Muiruri said the suspect was...

Defeat to France sees Kenya 7s close the season at 13th

Kenya 7s lost 26-21 to France to bow out of the Paris 7s in the 5th place semifinals on Sunday at the French capital. The defeat meant Kenya pick 10 points from the last leg of the 2019 HSBC World Sevens Series and finish 13th with 37 points. However,...

Man commits suicide in Homa Bay over alleged domestic dispute

A 25-year-old man is reported to have committed suicide at Kamakori village, Asego Sub-location in Homa Bay Town constituency following an alleged domestic quarrel with his wife. Confirming the incident, the Senior Assistant Chief of Asego Sub-location, Mr.Tom Ondiek, said the body of the  deceased identified as Peter...

Liverpool’s Klopp era delivers its first, but surely not last, title

Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp era delivered its first trophy with his side’s 2-0 Champions League final victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday but it is unlikely to be the last night of celebration the German coach provides. Klopp’s team’s triumph at the Wanda Metrpolitano was by no means one of...

250 Ethiopian migrants detained in Yemen fly home

The International Organization for Migration reports two flights carrying an estimated 250 Ethiopian migrants are expected to depart Yemen Saturday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of a larger ongoing repatriation operation. The UN migration agency says it hopes to repatriate another 1,968 Ethiopian migrants who are being...

Rising Bandari clinch FKF-Shield, confirm CAF Confed ticket

Bandari FC are the 2019 FKF Shield champions after defeating holders Kariobangi Sharks 3-1 in a final played over two days. Mwana Yema’s blistering first half double and Patilah Omoto’s strike had left the tie at 2-1 on Saturday before it was rained off as captured in our previous...

Man strangles wife to death after fight over food

Police on Sunday morning arrested a 47-year-old man for allegedly killing his wife at Rukanga village in Mwea-West Sub-County, Kirinyaga County. Confirming the incident, Mwea-West OCPD Stephen Wenda said the suspect, Kagai Wanjohi, beat up his 38-year-old wife Virginia Wambui Kagai before strangling her to death using a...

Wawrinka relishes second career shot as he lines up Tsitsipas

Stan Wawrinka is relishing a second shot at his career after returning from a nightmare spell of injuries and now has the opportunity to confirm his title credentials at Roland Garros when facing Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s last-16 clash. The 2015 Roland Garros champion, who took three straight tiebreaks...

Jubilant Klopp relieved to end cup finals losing streak

Juergen Klopp was a relieved man on Saturday after Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final ended the German coach’s miserable run of six defeats in cup finals. Klopp guided Liverpool to last season’s Champions League final, where they lost to Real Madrid, and also...

4 people killed by lightning strike in Nakuru

Four people died on Saturday night after being struck by lightning at Piave village in Njoro, Nakuru County. Njoro Police OCPD Mohammed Huka said one other survivor sustained serious injuries and is admitted at Nakuru Level Five Hospital. The victims were reportedly shielding themselves from rains at a...
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