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Omuli outlasts Ooko to win 3rd leg of Safari Tour

Golf Park's Tony Omuli on Wednesday beat home pro Erick Ooko in the third hole of a play-off, to clinch his maiden victory in day four of the third leg of the 2019/2020 Safari Tour golf series at the par 72 Royal Nairobi Golf Club course. The two pros went...

Police hold Tony Gachoka after drama at Ukunda airstrip

Police in Kwale are holding television host Tony Gachoka after he caused chaos at an airstrip security checkpoint. Msambweni Sub-County police boss Nehemiah Bitok said Mr Gachoka was arrested after he resisted to be searched at the Ukunda Airstrip. The police boss claimed Mr Gachoka was intoxicated. "He came to...

Lionel Messi wins another award

Barcelona captain Leo Messi received his sixth Golden Shoe as the top scorer in the European leagues on Wednesday. Messi won the trophy for a third straight year after scoring 36 goals, three more than his closest challenger, Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain. Messi's sons Thiago and Mateo, presented their father...

NYS scandal: Ngirita assets declared proceeds of crime

The Ngirita family, which has been accused of receiving millions of shillings from the National Youth Service, failed to demonstrate how they acquired properties and money that is subject to forfeiture to the government. In a reply filed in court, Assets Recovery Agency said the family has not demonstrated or...

Nyong’o sacks three CECs in latest reshuffle in Kisumu

Kisumu Governor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o has sacked three county executive committee members (CECs) and reshuffled others in the latest restructuring of his government. In the latest move, the county boss moved embattled Finance and Economic Planning CEC Nerry Achar to the Energy and Industrialisation docket and replaced him with...

Tokyo Olympics marathon and race walks ‘could be moved’

TOKYOThe marathon and race walks at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be moved to Sapporo where temperatures will be "significantly lower", the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. The IOC is considering the move because temperatures in Tokyo during the July 24-August 9 Games could reach the high 30s Celsius. In...

Mumias needs Sh5bn to resume operations

Mumias Sugar Company (MSC) requires at least Sh5 billion for a smooth operational take-off, a task force has said. The Kakamega county government team on the revival of the miller says the board is inept and wants a court appointed administrator to take over. The administrator will be answerable to creditors,...

Aisha Jumwa locked up as police seek to hold her for 21 days

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard, Mr Geofrey Okuto, will spend Wednesday night in police cells as they wait for the court to determine a petition by the prosecution to detain them for 21 days to facilitate investigations into the murder of Gumbao Jola, an uncle of the...

Ganda mini-poll chaos: Events that led to the death of ODM supporter

On Tuesday, a man was shot dead in chaos involving Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) supporters in Ganda Ward, Kilifi County. The man, who was shot dead was an uncle to the ODM candidate in the Ganda by-election Ruben Katana. He was killed at the politician's...

Injera, Ambaka back as Feeney names Shujaa, Morans squads

Mwamba’s Collins Injera and William Ambaka of Kenya Harlequin are back in Kenya Shujaa side that will be captained by Andrew Amonde of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) at this year’s Safari Sevens this weekend. Injera and Ambaka make a return to Kenya Shujaa fold after staying out the whole of...

Raila family tussle: Court orders DNA tests to verify paternity of twins

A judge has ordered for a DNA test to be conducted on twins allegedly sired by the son of ODM leader Raila Odinga’s son Fidel Castro Odinga to confirm their paternity. Justice Aggrey Muchelule further directed the family members to cooperate during the extraction of blood samples among other requirements....

Aisha Jumwa: MP who doesn’t shy from controversy

Nothing speaks for Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa as loudly as her confidence, boldness, and uncanny ability to stand for what she believes in. Coupled with her towering frame, eloquent coastal Swahili, and infectious energy, the vocal lawmaker has carved a unique style of communicating to her fans, which always leaves...

Wa Iria warms up to opposition chiefs ahead of 2022 polls

Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has been holding meetings with key opposition figures in what is seen as a bid to join national politics come 2022. Mr Wa Iria is serving his second and final term as governor. Last week, he met ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka and Amani...

IAAF now brings in new transgender rules

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF, bringing the rules into line with those for hyperandrogenous competitors such as Caster Semenya. Under the new eligibility rules announced this week, transgender athletes are no longer required to be recognised by law...

Syokimau-Suswa railway finally opens its doors to the public

President Uhuru Kenyatta has opened the second phase of the standard gauge railway (SGR) with the promise to complete the project to Malaba as was originally envisioned. The President said despite the challenges expected in taking the project beyond Suswa where it currently terminates, the railway will be built to...

Pope warns overeating is ‘avenue of personal destruction’

Vatican City, The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world's 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into "an avenue of personal destruction" through overeating, in comments to mark World Food Day. Pope Francis noted that the "distorted relationship between food and nutrition" has left almost 700 million people overweight,...

Tough life made me attempt suicide 3 times, student says

With his back against the wall and aged only 17 then, James Mwangi had experienced life’s upheavals that weighed heavily on him. He was restive and dejected. He decided to take his own life and attempted suicide three times. On the second attempt, he took a concentrated herbicide but still...

Why Spanish league wants El Clasico switched to Madrid

The Spanish football league said Wednesday it had asked the country's football federation to move the next 'El Clasico' between Real Madrid and Barcelona to Madrid following violent protests by separatists in Catalonia. "We have requested the competitions committee of the Spanish Football Federation to meet and change the location...

Job seekers beware, scammers are on the prowl—EABL

The East African Breweries Limited has issued an alert about an advertisement purporting that the company is recruiting for a number of positions. The advertisement has been doing the rounds on social media and has also been circulating via WhatsApp, the popular messaging application. “This is false advertising and has not...

Nakuru MCAs adjourn House, attend Uhuru function  

Nakuru County Assembly Ward Reps were forced to rescind their earlier resolve to skip President Uhuru Kenyatta’s function in Naivasha on Wednesday. The ward reps adjourned the House and attended the presidential event. On Tuesday, the defiant MCAs rejected a motion to reschedule its House business to allow ward reps...

Why Fifa president is a disappointed man

Fifa president Gianni Infantino said he was "disappointed" after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast. The rare match in the North Korean capital ended 0-0 on Tuesday, with Infantino one of the few people allowed...

How the new JKIA-Westlands expressway will look like

The much-awaited Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)-Westlands expressway was on Wednesday commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Sh65 billion project was set to commence in August but was pushed to October and construction is set to begin soon. The 18.586-kilometre road project will start at JKIA and terminate at James Gichuru,...

Forum seeks to chart way for disaster risk reduction

Recent years have seen Kenya rocked by a barrage of disasters, the latest in the pile being the Likoni ferry tragedy in which a mother and her daughter tragically drowned in their car. The recovery of their bodies from the Indian ocean took a total 13 days. The incident...

From Lomu to Chicago: Ireland v New Zealand rugby history

Ireland and New Zealand have met only once at the Rugby World Cup, a game the All Blacks won - but they haven't had things all their own way in recent years. The Irish ended a 111-year wait for a victory against New Zealand in 2016 when they turned them...

Magoha slams inspectors over 3,000 unregistered schools

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha on Wednesday disclosed that there are a total of 3,000 unregistered schools in the country. Speaking at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Prof Magoha said that it was a shame that the schools were operating under the watch of the Ministry of Education...

Dutch family ‘waiting for end of time’ found in secret room after nine years

The Hague, Dutch police found a father and six adult children hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse where they had reportedly spent years "waiting for the end of time", officials said Tuesday. They discovered a man, believed to be the father of the family, and his children aged between...

Police arrest prime suspects in brutal murder of Embu couple

Police in Embu County have arrested two prime suspects in the brutal murder of a young couple on Monday. The suspects were flushed out of their hideouts on Tuesday night and locked up at Itabua Police Station for interrogation. According to a senior police officer, Kaberia Mbiti, murder charges will be...

Brigid Kosgei jets backs, eyes firmly on Olympics gold

New world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei is back in the country with a full bag of promises, including declaring her availability for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Speaking to the press Wednesday morning at Riadha House after landing from Chicago where she broke 16-year world marathon record of...

MCAs bribed, coerced to reject Punguza Mizigo Bill: Ekuru Aukot

Thirdway Alliance Party leader Ekuru Aukot has blamed bribery, coercion and political sycophancy as the main reasons for the rejection of his referendum initiative, the Punguza Mizigo Bill. At the same time, Mr Aukot appeared to reveal that his next battleground could be the corridors of justice, where he would...

Nigeria town celebrates claim as ‘twins capital’ of world

Igbo-Ora The sign greeting visitors at the entrance of Igbo-Ora in southwest Nigeria welcomes people to a place unlike anywhere on the planet: "TWINS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD". The rather sleepy-looking town boasts of having the highest concentration of multiple births than  any place on the globe. To celebrate its self-proclaimed title...
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