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KCB clinch Kakamega Sevens title

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) are the inaugural Kakamega Sevens champions.The bankers, who are also the Kenya Cup champions, edged out Homeboyz 21-12 in a thrilling final at the "Bull Ring" in Kakamega to win the opening leg of the Stanbic Bank National Sevens Series.Kenyan Sevens players...

Gor Mahia land Burundian side in Champions League

Record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia have been drawn against Aigle Noir CS of Burundi in the preliminary round of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League. Gor Mahia coach Hassan Oktay will be looking to guide K'Ogalo to the moneyed stages of Africa's premier club competition.The...

Obiri smashes Meet Record time in London

World and Commonwealth 5,000m champion Kenya’s Hellen Obiri stormed to a World Lead and Meeting Record feat when she won the women’s 5,000m race during the Müller Anniversary Games at London Olympic Stadium on Sunday.It’s Dutch Sifan Hassan, who led the pack through 4,000m in 11:39.09 before...

Tenants keep off Lake Basin Mall amid probe

With nearly 60,000 square kilometres of space and its excellent location at the Mamboleo junction on the Kisumu-Kakamega road, expectation was high that the expansive the Lake Basin Mall in Kisumu would help improve the economy of the lakeside city. Yet, since it opened its doors in...

Kane stunner earns Spurs sweet win

Harry Kane scored a stunning 93rd minute winner from the halfway line as Tottenham Hotspur edged Juventus 3-2 in an entertaining pre-season friendly in Singapore on Sunday.The England captain latched onto Lucas Moura's short pass and launched a first-time shot high over a scrambling substitute Wojciech Szczesny...

Oserian compound Kayole’s woes with emphatic win

Visiting Oserian Ladies completed a double over Kayole Starlets with a 4-1 victory in a Kenya Women Premier League (KWPL) match at Stima Club, Nairobi on Sunday.In the first leg held in Nakuru, Oserian hammered Kayole 5-0 and Hudson Odari's charges were at their destructive best once...

Locals to wait longer for cheap wind power

The ripple effects of the recently commissioned Lake Turkana Wind Power project won’t be immediately felt by the common mwananchi, until the medium to long-term period.This means small-scale electricity consumers won’t enjoy reduced power costs in the short-term as a result of the 17 per cent addition...

Notorious wins Italian Cup at Ngong

Notorious (James Muhindi), ran a barnstorming race, to modernise obvious ambitions that Harbour Bay and Shaman were attempting to improvise. Seven-year-old, Notorious, trained by Onesmus Mutua for Justin Mburu, has been a model of solidity, already clipping nine winners and eight places. Mutua went on to furnish...

Knut accuses TSC of plot to mislead teachers

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) on Sunday asked its members to remain calm saying the court ruling will not disadvantage them at all.The union threatened to call for a strike if the Teachers Service Commission fails to implement a court decision on career progression guidelines.Knut...

Swamibapa stun Kanbis at Jamhuri

Swamibapa registered their first victory over Kanbis in more than two years, with a nail-biting one run win in the Hirani Telecom T20 tournament at Jamhuri High School on Sunday.Veteran bowler Lameck Onyango was the star for the home team when he bagged two wickets in the...

Why Griezmann wept after joining Barcelona

Antoine Griezmann admitted on Sunday that he was moved to tears of happiness when his big-money move to Barcelona finally came through after a controversial exit from former club Atletico Madrid.The World Cup winner is in Tokyo with Barca ahead of a clash with Chelsea on Tuesday...

Embattled FKF CEO Muthomi steps aside

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert Muthomi, Sunday, bowed down to pressure and stepped aside as investigations continue into allegations that he tried to aid the transfer of Kenyan international John Avire.In a statement signed by him, Muthomi said that his decision to step...

Raila: Corrupt politicians using churches to buy popularity

Politicians are using church fundraisers to "buy popularity" among the public, Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday in a veiled attack on Deputy President William Ruto.Mr Odinga said those who take part in church harambees are the very ones who refer to themselves as...

Malian striker among seven AFC Leopards signings

Ismaila Diarra is among seven players unveiled by AFC Leopards on Sunday. Diarra, who was on Ingwe's radar two years ago when Belgian Ivan Minnaert was in-charge, brings a wealth of experience to the club having turned out for Azam, Al Ismaily and Daring Club Motema Pembe...

Agency gets Sh4.5 million to develop HIV-killing gel

The government has set aside Sh4.5 million to support the development and marketing of a locally invented HIV-killing gel.In June, the Nation reported that the innovation by the Institute of Primate Research was headed for clinical human trials.IPR director Hastings Ozwara said if the trials are successful,...

Pope sanctions ex-US bishop accused of sexual harassment

VATICAN CITY, Pope Francis has banned a former US bishop accused of sexual harassment and financial mismanagement from performing the liturgy, the Vatican News website reported Sunday. The measure was among a series of sanctions the pope had issued against Michael Bransfield, the website reported, citing a...

Meru Speaker’s bodyguard dead after ‘shootout with driver’

Meru Speaker Joseph Kaberia's bodyguard Samuel Munga Muhaso died in Nairobi on Sunday following a shooting incident that involved his driver Andrew Nabea. The incident took place at Kamiti Corner outside a house belonging to Mr Nabea's sister. A report from Kasarani Police Station states that one...

Morans eye Afro basket quarters after Nigeria win

The national men basketball team, The Morans, inched closer to a historic quarter final berth of the Africa Nations Championships with a deserved 81-69 victory over fancied Nigeria at the Palais Des Sports Salamatu Maiga arena in Bamako, Mali on Saturday. Kenya, who had lost the opening...

Bale’s agent slams Real Madrid coach Zidane

Gareth Bale's agent has branded Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane a "disgrace" after the Frenchman revealed that the La Liga giants were ready to offload the Wales star in a matter of days.Zidane left Bale out of the Real squad for Saturday's 3-1 exhibition loss to Bayern...

Nigerian President condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday "strongly" condemned recent attacks by cattle raiders on three villages in the country's northwest that officials said killed 37 people.He offered commiserations to the survivors and vowed a firm response to "these brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity"."These frequent and large...

Teenage sensation clinches Nyali Nation Classic title

Nyali junior golfer Nathan Ngweno over the weekend hit his career best round of 40 stableford points, to claim the overall title at the challenging Nyali Golf and Country Club course during the third leg of the 2019 Nation Classic Golf series which attracted a field of...

Kieleweke MPs set record straight on alleged support for Raila

Several Jubilee Party leaders have refuted claims that they have been using the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga to popularise the latter for a 2022 presidential bid. Members of the Kieleweke team noted on Sunday that they were elected to be the...

3 Kenyan fishermen ‘detained in Uganda’ for trespassing

Ugandan security officials are allegedly holding three Kenyan fishermen accused of trespassing while fishing in Lake Victoria. Suba South Sub-county Beach Management Unit (BMU) chairman William Onditi said the three men from Nyandiwa Beach were arrested on Sunday. Mr Onditi claimed the Ugandan security personnel confiscated fish...

Lowry close to breakthrough British Open win

Ireland's Shane Lowry is on the brink of a huge popular first major win as he holds a four-shot lead over Englishman Tommy Fleetwood heading into the final round of the British Open on Sunday.Lowry delighted the thousands of fans following him around the Portrush course in...

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo as BA cancellations continue

Lufthansa has resumed flights from Cairo, but British Airways says services will still be cancelled for another six days as a "precaution".On Saturday, BA alerted passengers who were about to board a plane from Heathrow to the Egyptian capital.German airline Lufthansa also stopped flights between Cairo and...

UK finance minister to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

LONDON, British finance minister Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree to his Brexit strategy. Johnson is widely expected to win the governing, centre-right Conservative Party's leadership contest on Tuesday and be...

Nakuru nominated MCAs take development to wards

The 55 elected Members of the Nakuru County Assembly may have succeeded in dewhipping their nominated counterparts, but the battle for recognition in the 78-member House is far from over. Since they were stripped of lucrative committee positions, the 23 nominated MCAs have been at loggerheads with...

Umpire admits ‘gifting’ England World Cup title

The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer, a report said Sunday.A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a...

Four killed over witchcraft allegations in India

Four members of a family including two women were killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities said Sunday.Four elders of a tribal family, all aged in their 60s according to local media reports, were attacked by around a dozen stick-wielding...

Workers flee as gunmen attack construction site in Mandera

Workers at a construction site at Borehole 11 in Mandera South have survived a shooting incident by four armed men who raided their site. A resident, speaking to the Nation on Sunday morning on condition of anonymity, said the four attackers arrived at the site armed with...
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