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Luthuli Avenue set for revamp in Nairobi decongestion plan

Nairobi County has embarked on a decongestion plan, the first project being transformation of Luthuli Avenue in the central business district into a one-way route. The first phase of the project, implemented by City Hall in collaboration with UN-Habitat, will see construction of a pedestrian walkway, installation...

Dominant Gor Mahia reveal gulf of class locally

Without a doubt, Gor Mahia were barely tested by either of the seventeen competing sides en-route to bagging an unprecedented eighteenth league title this season.Led by captain Harun ‘Shakes’ Shakava and Rwandan danger man Jacques Tuyisenge, K’Ogalo players on Wednesday danced, hugged each other and celebrated with...

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 Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) has written to all universities in the country seeking their approval in order to facilitate admission of foreign students.The country...

Woman stabs suspected robber to death in Nyeri

A woman has stabbed to death a suspected intruder at her shop in Ngangarithi Estate in Nyeri Town in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Police say two robbers broke into the retail shop at 3am armed with crude weapons and stole goods which they hid in...

Focus on Olympics qualifiers for Malkia Strikers

Egypt’s move to withdraw from the 2019 Zone Five African Games women’s volleyball qualifiers in Uganda installed Kenya as clear favourites to win the tournament and grab the sole qualification berth from this region to the continental championship.Malkia Strikers went on to seize that opportunity — and...

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting

Botswana has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, citing growing conflict between humans and the animals, which at times destroy crops.Critics of the ban, imposed in 2014, say the restriction was causing problems to small farmers and to those who previously benefited from hunting.Botswana has some 130,000...

Five charged over alleged plot against Zimbabwe President

Five NGO workers in Zimbabwe have been charged with plotting to overthrow the government. They appeared before a Harare magistrate, where they were alleged to have received training in the Maldives in acts of terrorism and civil disobedience. The state says they had attended a workshop there...

Novak Djokovic: How 1999 Nato bombings of Belgrade shaped his career

Looking up from the street, this concrete, angular building looks no different from the many Brutalist tower blocks dotted around Belgrade.As you go inside, a prison-style gate with vertical metal bars guards the white front door of the first flat on the left.This was the home of...

Binyavanga Wainaina was not afraid to court controversy

Before 2002, the name Binyavanga Wainaina was virtually unknown outside literary circles. But when his short story “Discovering Home” clinched the coveted Caine Prize for African Writing that year, the author and satirist became a cultural icon celebrated the world over. For 17 years, Binyavanga’s name has...

Van Persie: United should give ‘fair chance’ to Solskjaer

Robin van Persie has urged Manchester United to keep faith with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the under-fire manager's turbulent end to his first season in charge.Solskjaer presided over a miserable conclusion to a campaign that saw United fail to qualify for the Champions League after finishing sixth...

Detectives raid Kiambu Governor Waititu’s homes

Detectives from the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday morning raided the homes of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu in Runda and Garden Estate, Nairobi.Tens of officers arrived at the residence a few minutes after 5am and started a search for files and documents.The detectives who are investigating alleged corruption...

Harambee Stars to face DRC ahead of Cup of Nations

Football Kenya Federation has slightly tweaked Harambee Stars’ itinerary ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Stars coach Sebastien Migne has also clarified he is open to shuffling his provisional 30-man squad up until June 15, which is the deadline to submit his final 23-man team...

Panasonic joins firms stepping away from Huawei after US ban

Japan's Panasonic on Thursday said it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant after a US ban over security concerns.The announcement came a day after four major Japanese and British mobile carriers said they...

Trump walks out on Democrats as impeachment talk heats up

WASHINGTON, Donald Trump erupted in fury Wednesday at unrelenting probes into his links to Russia, as the top Democrat in Congress accused the president of a "cover-up" that could be an impeachable offense. A livid Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy...

Troubled Atletico striker hit by ankle ligament injury

Atletico Madrid said on Wednesday that Diego Costa has suffered ankle ligament damage after the controversial Spain striker was stretchered off during their friendly with Beitar Jerusalem.Costa, 30, was carried off the field 24 minutes into Tuesday's 2-1 loss in Jerusalem, his first match since being slapped...

India awaits results from world’s biggest election

India began Thursday the mammoth process of counting the roughly 600 million votes cast in the world's biggest election, with results due later in the day.Exit polls had pointed to a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist government, but the opposition are clinging...

Diego Maradona returns to Argentina for treatment

Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film Festival where a documentary on his life was aired.The 58-year-old, currently the coach at Mexican team Dorados de Sinaloa, wrote...

Amazing story of oldest bar in Mombasa

The place will be no more once construction of Likoni Bridge starts.

Kenya’s top amateur contest marks century at Limuru Golf Club

Kenya’s top amateur golfers converge on Limuru Country Club from 11am on Thursday for the first round of the four-day, centennial Kenya Amateur Match Play Golf Championship.Organised and sponsored by the Kenya Golf Union (KGU), this year’s Match Play has attracted 64 players placed into two groups...

Sony hit Homeboyz to move into top four

Sony Sugar are enjoying arguably its best football campaign since winning their only Premier League title in 2006.On Wednesday, the sugar millers moved to fourth on the league standings after travelling to Kakamega's Bukhungu Stadium - considered a stubborn hunting ground by a majority of visiting SportPesa...

Why lewis Hamilton missed Monaco media briefing

An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference Wednesday ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of Niki Lauda.The defending five-time world champion, 34, arrived in the Mediterranean principality, to begin preparations for the classic race and was promptly withdrawn...

Super-sub Masaba salvages point for Sharks at Afraha

Kariobangi Shark made a gallant comeback to hold Ulinzi Stars to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling SportPesa Premier League match at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on Wednesday. The soldiers led 3-1 at interval and when they were all poised to avenge the first leg 3-1 defeat,...

Matungu boy buried as fear spreads

The seven-year-old pupil who was stabbed to death by unknown people in Matungu constituency in Kakamega County on Sunday was laid to rest at his parents’ home as fear gripped the neighbouring Navakholo constituency after residents stumbled on leaflets warning them of an impending attack by...

Kenya sink rivals Uganda in World T20 qualifiers

Kenya on Wednesday beat their arch-rivals Uganda by a single run in a thrilling encounter in the ongoing ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup Africa final at Lugogo Oval in Kampala to edge close to grabbing one of the two slots reserved for the continent in the global...

Police hunt for Confirm’ killer gang terrorising Nakuru slums

Security agencies in Nakuru have intensified their crackdown against a dangerous gang that has been terrorising residents especially in the slums. On Wednesday, Nakuru East Sub-County Police Commander Ellena Wairimu and Deputy County Commissioner Herman Shambi led a contingent of police officers in a raid of hideouts...

Mathare 0-0 Bandari: Slum Boys deny Dockers to hand Gor Mahia KPL title

Gor Mahia on Wednesday retained the SportPesa Premier League for the third successive year after second-placed Bandari were held to a barren draw by Mathare United at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.The stalemate at Kasarani meant that Bandari, who started the day eight points off the top,...

Witchcraft claims in Tana River bosses supremacy wars

The rift between a Tana River County cabinet executive and her department's chief officer has widened further with fresh claims of witchcraft emerging. According to sources privy to the matter, the County Executive Committee (CEC) member said she walked into her office on Monday morning only to...

Qatari TV boss denies Doha Worlds graft

The boss of Qatari television channel BeIn Yousef Al-Obaidly denied on Wednesday that he acted corruptly in the bidding process for this year's World Athletics Championships in Doha.Investigating magistrates are considering charging Al-Obaidly with active corruption, while ex-athletics boss Lamine Diack will serve as a key witness...

I won’t stop attacks on Nyong’o, Outa tells Nyando MP

Kisumu Senator Fred Outa has told off Nyando MP Jared Okello after the legislator accused him of attacking Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o. Mr Outa, who vowed not to stop questioning how the county government spends taxpayers’ money, said he was only playing his oversight role.     “I am...

Ghana captain Gyan in retirement U-turn ahead of Afcon

Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Wednesday reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations.The striker said Monday he was quitting the national team after he was angered by coach Kwasi Appiah's plan to strip him of the captaincy...
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