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The Standard – Kenya: Maurizio Sarri: I will help Cristiano Ronaldo break some new records | The Standard

Sarri has replaced Max Allegri as manager of the Italian champions.  Maurizio Sarri says he hopes to help Cristiano Ronaldo "break some new records" after being unveiled as Juventus boss. Former Chelsea boss Sarri has replaced Max Allegri as manager of the Italian champions and has signed a three-year deal in Turin. The Bianconeri have paid a compensation package...

Why Mombasa real estate is collapsing : The Standard

Residential houses marooned around Nyali's Kwa Bulo areas in Mombasa County on Sunday,026th May,2019 following the ongoing heavy rains at the Coast . It is drizzling on a Friday afternoon when Alamin Siwa Somo, a real estate agent in Mombasa County arrives in...

Policeman commits suicide by hanging self : The Standard

This comes in the wake of increased cases of suicide in the service.

Islamic state says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno State attack: Statement : The Standard

Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighter

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone

Guards website Sepah News said the “spy” drone was brought down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan. Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and...

The Standard – Kenya: Five potential host nation alternatives if Qatar is stripped of 2022 World Cup | The Standard

Al Wakrah Stadium Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained for questioning by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. France's financial prosecutor's office confirmed that 63-year-old Platini had been detained. Platini, who has never denied voting for Qatar but has always rejected...

Dining rooms for small spaces : The Standard

Small light flat in modern Scandinavian style Small spaces, such as tiny houses and apartments, often require more thought when arranging furniture. It might be tempting to consider not including a dining space just to save on space.  This need...

US Embassy in Tanzania issues security alert for citizens : The Standard

The BBC reported that police chief Simon Sirro said he was aware of the rumours and the police are following them up.

Woman in constant pain as breasts keep growing due to mystery condition

Lamphrai Srinuan says her beasts have caused her to suffer chronic shoulder, back and chest pain. A woman has been left in constant pain due to a mystery condition that has caused her breasts to grow uncontrollably. Lamphrai Srinuan, 46, from Thailand, is unable to walk without crutches due to her...

Different ways to keep the outdoors warm : The Standard

A well thought out outdoor fire does more than warming up your outdoor rooms A well thought out outdoor fire does more than warming up your outdoor rooms. It draws people to gather around and creates a relaxing ambience. From...

County assembly declares health office boss wanting : The Standard

Ward reps have opened the way for the impeachment of the county health executive, Evelyn Rotich.

South Sudan MPs quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries : The Standard

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday

The Standard – Kenya: Nigeria wary of Africa Cup debutants | The Standard

By AFP: 404 Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 02:00 GMT +3 | Football Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates scoring their first goal against Iceland in the FIFA World Cup in Russia on June 22, 2018. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is wary of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debutants and Group B rivals Burundi and...

Cooking gas hawkers lose out as new regulations kick in : The Standard

NAIROBI, KENYA: You will no longer have the convenience of buying cooking gas at your neighbourhood kiosk or nearest petrol station. You will instead have to refill at outlets run by oil marketing companies that own the brand of your gas cylinder....

Island to get electricity for the first time ever : The Standard

The newly constituted Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (Rerec) has announced plans to connect Manda Island to the national power

Bahati buys expectant wife another mansion?

Is gospel celebrity couple Bahati and Diana Marua getting themselves a brand new mansion?. The new house purchase comes a few days after Diana suggested the star bought her a house. On the recent episode of their reality show, Being Bahati aired on Bahati’s YouTube channel, Diana is seen giving Bahati...

The Standard – Kenya: Neymar Champions League match ban confirmed | The Standard

By AFP: 404 Wednesday, June 19th 2019 at 17:40 GMT +3 | Football Neymar after leaving a court where he testified on a sexual assault case Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain's collapse against Manchester United. UEFA...

Why mortgage insurance is a must have : The Standard

There is a popular quote by American musician Tom Waits which has become common in contractual lingo that goes: “The big print giveth and the small print taketh away.” An article in a local daily recently suggested that up to 20 per...

Militias can smuggle dangerous items through port: US : The Standard

The US government is concerned that terrorists could use Mombasa port to ferry narcotics, nuclear and radiological material.

Measles kills more than Ebola : The Standard

Measles kills more than Ebola

Van Damme: Female MP punches man during alleged racist incident

MP Phumzile van Damme. A female Member of Parliament says she punched a man in self-defence. Phumzile van Damme from South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance said she punched the man after her allegedly racially abused her. According to the lawmaker, she got into a row with a white woman at a popular...

Tips on picking table lamps for your home : The Standard

Tent Hotel room with bathroom When selecting a lamp, consider the style of the room. Is it traditional or contemporary? Ensure that the lamp size is proportional to the space. The shade should be half or three-quarters the size to...

County seeks powers to fire striking medics : The Standard

The County government wants to be allowed to fire medics who have defied a court order barring them from striking.

Gunmen kill 41 people in Mali as ethnic violence escalates : The Standard

The violence between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has threatened to destabilise central Mali

DP Ruto dances with FBI crew, Kenyans react

Ruto with the FBI daance crew. On 18 June, Deputy President William Ruto hosted the famed Focus Beyond Imagination (FBI) dance crew at his Karen office. Right after arriving at the DP’s office, the crew gifted him their bespoke uniform bearing the tag, ‘Hustler.’ After changing from his suit and tie to...

The Standard – Kenya: AFCON Windfall: Kenya to bag over Sh450 million if they win tourney | The Standard

By Game Yetu: 205 Thursday, June 20th 2019 at 09:51 GMT +3 | Football President Uhuru Kenyatta with the Harambee Stars football team at State House, Nairobi. Kenyan football team Harambee Stars will earn a whopping $4.5 million (Sh459 million) if they win the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo, Egypt. According to...

Boda-boda fare payment goes digital : The Standard

NAIROBI, KENYA: A pilot project has been rolled out to enable Kenyans pay for boda boda rides using their cards. Visa has collaborated with KCB Bank Kenya and the Boda Boda Safety Association of Kenya (BAK) to digitise payments for the motorcycle...

Radical changes in management of tea ratified by Senate : The Standard

The Senate has unanimously agreed to return a regulatory authority to be in charge of the tea sub-sector.

Poor nations hosting most refugees globally, UN says : The Standard

Poor nations hosting most refugees globally, UN says

Safaricom system maintenance to affect services : The Standard

Safaricom has announced an ongoing system maintenance, which limits users’ ability to forward and bar calls. The maintenance which started on Thursday morning and is expected to continue to Sunday morning. In a notice on Thursday, Safaricom said, “the minor system maintenance will...
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DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

Murunga keen on taking up Mean Machine assignment

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Kenya takes the lion’s share of Sh143 billion private equity deals in EA region

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Chinese clinic among 30 shut in ongoing crackdown on herbal clinics

Kenya's drug regulatory authority Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut at least 30 herbal clinics and arrested 29 people in the ongoing crackdown...

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries...

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Job Opportunities at Strathmore University

Strathmore University is a Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern...

Accuracy key on World Cup wickets, says India paceman Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah says India's pacemen are focusing on accuracy as they plot how to contain their World Cup opponents on unhelpful English...

The Standard – Kenya: Chapa Dimba: Rising stars set to sparkle as Kenya’s football future blossoms | The Standard

Kiambu based Euronuts football team celebrates after being crowned winners during the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Finals held at Thika Stadium Chapa...

Melvis mother changes mind, separates her from ‘siblings’

The dream of living together as siblings for three girls embroiled in a maternity row aborted yesterday after one of the women involved...
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