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  • Governor Nyong’o urges Chess players to go for global...
    Kisumu Governor Anyag’ Nyong’o during the 2018 Africa Youth Chess Championship NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o has urged participants of the ongoing Africa Youth Chess Championship to embrace the sport discipline to be adequately prepared to challenge for major global honors. The governor addressed the 174… ... more
    CapitalFM -Sports3 hours ago
  • Langat to represent Kenya at the Turkish Airlines golf tour
    REUBEN LANGAT SET TO REPRESENT KENYA AT THE TURKISH AIRLINES TOUR IN ANTALYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Kericho’s Reuben Langat has intensified his training ahead of the forthcoming Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup grand finale to be held in the Mediterranean city of Antalya, Turkey in late October. Langat,… ... more
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  • Ghana reaches deal with FIFA to avert dissolution of FA
    The documentary “Number 12”, poster shown June 2018, showed GFA officials allegedly soliciting bribes, leading to Ghana’s attorney general taking steps towards dissolving the embattled association © AFP/File / CRISTINA ALDEHUELA LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug 16Ghana on Thursday backed away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation,… ... more
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  • Namibia is mission possible, say Simbas
    Kenya Simbas skipper Davis Chenge introduces Darwin Mukidza and Jacob Ojee to former Premier raila Odinga during their Rugby Africa Gold Cup match against Tunisia on August 11, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Kenya 15s have lost in each of their last three visits to Namibia,… ... more
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  • Spanish football steps up export drive with US fixture
    Barcelona played in the International Champions Cup in the United States, soon they might return for a game in La Liga. © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Lachlan Cunningham MADRID, Spain, Aug 16Spain’s La Liga plans to stage a match in the United States, its first venture outside… ... more
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  • Emery keeps faith in Cech for Chelsea return
    Petr Cech will start in goal for Arsenal at Chelsea on Saturday © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Arsenal manager Unai Emery will keep faith with goalkeeper Petr Cech for his return to Chelsea on Saturday. Cech, 36, struggled with Emery’s orders to play out… ... more
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  • Disappointed Pochettino vows to repay Spurs fans’ patience
    Unimpressed: Mauricio Pochettino is disappointed by the delays in moving to Tottenham’s new 62,000 capacity stadium © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Mauricio Pochettino believes winning is the only way to keep Spurs fans happy while waiting to move into the club’s new stadium. Tottenham… ... more
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  • Walker backs Foden to fill De Bruyne’s boots
    Phil Foden has been backed by team-mate Kyle Walker to shine in Kevin de Bruyne’s absence © AFP / Glyn KIRK MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 16Manchester City defender Kyle Walker believes 18-year-old Phil Foden has the talent and attitude to step up in the absence of injured Kevin… ... more
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  • Kipyegon Bett charged with doping offence
    Kipyegon Bett of Kenya wins the 800m at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016. PHOTO/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Athletics Integrity Unit has issued a notice of charge to London 2017 IAAF World 800m bronze medalist Kipyegon Bett for failing to submit to sample collection and has… ... more
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  • Ospina, Castillejo arrive in Serie A on eve of transfer dead...
    AC Milan’s Italian coach Gennaro Gattuso reacts during the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy football match between Real Madrid and AC Milan in Madrid on August 11, 2018. © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MILAN, Italy, Aug 16Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina joined Napoli with Villarreal’s Samu Castillejo and Genoa’s Diego Laxalt… ... more
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  • #RIP: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
    Aretha Franklin at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in December 2015 /AFP/File / MOLLY RILEY Raised on gospel, bathed in rhythm and blues and fluent in jazz and pop, Aretha Franklin came to be known as the “Queen of Soul” through seven decades of electrifying performances. From her father’s… ... more
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  • Thugs in suits: Be wary of stranger next to you in hotel
    The fraudsters, as established by detectives have been spending “money to get more moneyâ€� with some city hotels being their ‘safe havens’/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – They operate from one hotel to another, leaving a trail of pain and agony. A tale of smartly dressed thugs who operate smoothly… ... more
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  • MPs clash over Tatu City probe
    Attempts by Kutuny to grill Shah who was also answering a petition accusing him of bringing in foreigners as shareholders of Tatu City, were met by heated protests by committee members/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Members of Parliament probing the Tatu City land scandal clashed during the grilling of… ... more
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  • Schumacher not being moved to Mallorca- spokeswoman
    Michael Schumacher, seen here in 2000, won a record seven Grand Prix titles © AFP / PATRICK HERTZOG GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug 16Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is not being moved from his home in Switzerland to the Spanish island of Mallorca, a spokeswoman said Thursday, denying a report… ... more
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  • PSC nominee Chepkonga promises to push for Senators’ ...
    “I have always been a supporter of the independent of Parliament, both the National Assembly and the Senate”/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Parliamentary Service Commission nominee Samuel Chepkonga says if he is confirmed to the position, he will be at the forefront of pushing for Senators to be facilitated… ... more
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  • Ozil’s claims of racism in German camp are ‘nonsense’ ...
    Germany’s midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was “out of order” to level accusations of racism within the Germany set up when he resigned from international football last month. © AFP/File / Odd ANDERSEN BERLIN, Germany, Aug 16Germany midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was ‘out of order’… ... more
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  • Champagne on ice as Gor beat Chemelil
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr carried shoulder high by fans in a previous match NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – They might not have done it in superb fashion as they have done for the better part of the season, but they did it anyway. Gor Mahia moved closer… ... more
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  • Gabrielle Union hails Dwyane Wade as a fashion trendsetter
    Hollywood star Gabrielle Union has hailed her husband Dwyane Wade, saying he is responsible for the bedazzling trend. The 45-year-old actress – who married the American basketball star in 2014 – has revealed how her husband’s fashion sense has evolved over the years she’s known him, saying he’s actually… ... more
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  • Ukay Centre finally flattened as Taj Mall owner dares author...
    The last standing section of the building collapsed with thunder, as tens of elated onlookers cheered on the bulldozer/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Ukay Centre in Westland was finally flattened on Thursday, marking an end to what environmentalists termed as a monument of impunity. The last standing section… ... more
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  • KNUT happy with Uhuru directive on delocalisation
    “Teachers are happy with what President Kenyatta has done. It is the first time that the Head of State is intervening in union matters. It is the right way forward,â€� he stated/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has welcomed the directive by President… ... more
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  • Get stronger in 4 weeks with Michelle Obama’s personal tra...
    Cornell McClellan, Michelle Obama’s personal trainer, is launching a four-week exercise series—The Immortal Body Workout. McClellan is a Certified Fitness Consultant and Personal Trainer. He has been a personal trainer to the Obama family for over two decades, earning his credit as the creator of Michelle Obama’s arms. McClellan will be holding… ... more
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  • Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow
    Arsenal’s England Under-20 World Cup winning midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles will be out for up to two months with a fractured left leg © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Arsenal’s highly-regarded midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be out for as long as two months after suffering a… ... more
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  • #Travel: Have you heard of Roatán in the Bay Islands of H...
    Travelers seeking the perfect weekend destination in Central America will love Roatán in the Bay Islands of Honduras. The picture-perfect island offers spectacular turquoise waters, plenty of beach and watersports, adventure, nightlife, fine dining, and the comfort of top-notch luxury accommodations. In Roatán, travelers can hit the beach and then go snorkeling, returning to… ... more
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  • Equity Group six month profit up 18pc to Sh11b
    Equity Group Chief Executive Officer James Mwangi is optimistic that positive developments in the region will propel the group’s growth prospects./FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Equity Group has registered a profit of Sh11 billion for the six months to July 2018, an 18 percent growth compared to the Sh9.4… ... more
    CapitalFM -Biz11 hours ago
  • Co-op Bank brushes off rate cap to post HY profit of Sh7.1b
    Total assets grew to Sh398.4 billion compared to Sh383.3 Billion in the same period last year/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Co-operative Bank has posted Sh7.1 billion in profit after tax for the first half of 2018 compared to Sh6.6 billion recorded the previous year. The Bank says the improved performance… ... more
    CapitalFM -Biz12 hours ago
  • Kenya optimistic of South Sudan polls to restore peace
    Women and children have suffered most in the country’s uncertainty. Photo/FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Kenya is optimist of fresh polls in South Sudan at the end of the implementation of a new power-sharing deal between President Salva Kiir and his former Vice President Riek Machar expected to last… ... more
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  • New player joins lucrative Kenyan betting market
    The company hinges on the campaign of responsible betting and offers a unique user friendly platform for passionate sport fans. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Russian company Betmaster is the latest entrant into the lucrative Kenyan market, launching in Nairobi as its first African home with plans of expanding to… ... more
    CapitalFM -Sports13 hours ago
  • Gor, Everton friendly set for November
    Kenneth Muguna and teammate Ernest Wendo close down on Everton FC forward Wayne Rooney during a friendly match in Tanzania in July 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Gor’s highly anticipated friendly match against English Premier League side Everton FC will be played in November, after being pushed from the… ... more
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  • No pain, no strain: Korean football, the Son Heung-min way
    The SON Football Academy in Chuncheon is run by the father of Premier League footballer Son Heung-min, and focuses on the fundamentals © AFP / Jung Yeon-je CHUNCHEON, Korea, Republic of, Aug 16 As Son Heung-min’s career takes off in England, his legacy is already taking shape in South… ... more
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  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ touted as Hollywood watershed
    Rich, dashing man sweeps sweet young girl off her feet. It’s the fantasy to launch a thousand love stories, but Hollywood’s latest rom-com oozes more than sentimental escapism. “Crazy Rich Asians,” a two-hour celebration of fabulous wealth, stunning clothes and idealized love, complete with heroine who has to out-fox… ... more
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  • ASICS unveils Anime-inspired series to launch new Collection
    Foot Locker, Inc., in partnership with ASICS America Corporation, has launched “Welcome to the Dojo” pack, an exclusive apparel and footwear collection. Inspired by ASICS’ Japanese heritage, the collection celebrates the story of two dojos – rising sun dojo, which inspires fear in the hearts of all who hear… ... more
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  • Nigeria’s Moses quits international football
    All over: Victor Moses celebrates scoring a penalty to equalise during the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina © AFP/File / Giuseppe CACACE LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 15Chelsea and Nigeria winger Victor Moses, who played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, announced his retirement from international… ... more
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  • Rooney not ‘on holiday’ in MLS
    Hard worker: Wayne Rooney in action for DC United © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Patrick McDermott WASHINGTON, United States, Aug 15With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney’s late-game exploits in DC United’s Sunday win over Orlando, the former England star said Tuesday he’s not in… ... more
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  • KCB Group posts Sh12.1b half year profit on rising non-funde...
    KCB Group Chief Executive Officer Joshua Oigara NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – KCB Group profit for the first six months of 2018 hits Sh12.1 billion, up 18 percent compared to same period last year. The bank delivered the results on the back of a 7 percent decline in operating expenses… ... more
    CapitalFM -Biz14 hours ago
  • ‘Iron Man’ Paulinho ploughs on in China
    Brazil’s Paulinho (C) has found a new lease of life at China’s Guangzhou Evergrande, where fans have given him the nickname ‘Iron Man’ © AFP/File / KAZUHIRO NOGI SHANGHAI, China, Aug 16 Barcelona fans were delighted that he left and at Tottenham Hotspur they called him lazy, but Brazil’s… ... more
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  • Six new signings to watch in Serie A
    Juventus’ forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo scores a goal during the friendly football match between Juventus A and Juventus B at Villar Perosa, on August 12, 2018 at Villar Perosa. © AFP / Isabella Bonotto MILAN, Italy, Aug 16 Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus has injected an air of… ... more
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  • ‘My Hair, Your Hair’: Bosnians weave wigs for kids with ...
    Ajla Nizic did not know what cancer was when she was diagnosed with it at age four. “But I knew that I lost my hair,” said the Bosnian leukaemia survivor who is now 19 years old. Now a medical student, Nizic is leading a campaign to give other sick… ... more
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  • 15 Phrases you Should Never Tell Your Woman
    1. “Don’t be stupid” Never talk to her as if you find her foolish at the spur of the moment. You didn’t commit to a foolish woman. 2. “Control your kids” Never alienate yourself from your children when your children do wrong and blame your wife. You both are… ... more
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  • No. You’re not going crazy. You really are looking at...
    Crocs Women’s Cyprus V Heel Here’s something you probably didn’t see coming (or maybe you did in which case more power to your fashion-forward, visionary self). Introducing Croc heels. The internet went wild when Crocs released its Women’s Cyprus V Heel recently. What’s even wilder and more surprising is that… ... more
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  • Atletico sink Real Madrid to win Super Cup
    Diego Costa celebrates his goal against Real Madrid during the UEFA Super Cup on August 16, 2018 TALINN, Estonia, Aug 16 – Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on… ... more
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  • UK’s Theresa May to visit Kenya on Aug 30
    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May could come under attack from both arch-Brexiteers and pro-EU diehards in her Conservative Party this week NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected in the country on August 30, in her first visit to Africa since taking over from David… ... more
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  • Kenya criticizes African team selection for Continental Cup
    AK boss Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei in a past Press Conference. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 15 – Athletics Kenya on Wednesday questioned why the men’s 4×400 relay team did not receive an invitation to compete in next month’s IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The Kenyan quartet… ... more
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  • Man City sweat on De Bruyne after knee injury
    Kevin De Bruyne hopes City clinch the title by beating arch-rivals United next week LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 15 – Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne could face a spell on the sidelines after injuring his right knee in training, the Premier League champions said Wednesday. The 27-year-old, who enjoyed… ... more
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  • Crunch day for Team Kenya at Africa Youth Chess champs
    Action from the Africa Youth Chess Championship in Kisumu KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 15 – When round 6 of the ongoing African Youth Chess Championships opens on Thursday morning in Kisumu, Kenyans will be aiming for two major victories, that will define who is in a vantage position ahead of the… ... more
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  • Malkia target second round in World Champs
    Malkia Strikers players hurdle together after a training session at the Kasarani Indoor Gymnasium on August 14, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – National women’s volleyball team head coach Japheth Munala says the squad’s target heading into next month’s FIVB World Championships in Japan will be to get… ... more
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  • Turkey slaps retaliatory tariff hikes on key US products
    President Donald Trump had previously announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey. © AFP/File / Mandel NGAN Istanbul, Turkey, Aug 15 – Turkey hiked Wednesday tariffs on imports of several key US products in retaliation for American sanctions against Ankara, as a bitter dispute… ... more
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  • Tanzania and Burundi urged to sign EAC tax treaty to boost r...
    Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda have ratified the tax treaty that was formulated in 2010. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – The East African Business Council has urged Tanzania and Burundi to ratify the East Africa Community Multilateral Tax Treaty that is expected to increase investment in the region. EAC Trade and… ... more
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  • Korir eyes stab at Rudisha’s World Record
    Emmanuel Korir wins the 800m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15- African 800m silver medalist Emmanuel Korir has set a target of going for David Rudisha’s World Record of One minute, 40.91 seconds set at the Olympic Stadium in London, United Kingdom in 2012.… ... more
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  • President Kenyatta orders review of teacher delocalisation t...
    The President directed Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to review the implementation of the program with a view of ensuring that families of the affected teachers do not suffer undue disruptions/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the Ministry of Education to review the ongoing teacher… ... more
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  • Cinnabon® puts spin on the classic treat with Churros
    Cinnabon®, the world-renowned bakery announced the launch of its newest indulgences, the Cinnabon Churro Swirl and Churro Frosting Sandwich. Unique in its shape, the bakery has put a “spin” on the classic treat – round churros! Cinnabon Churro Swirls are baked to perfection and coated in the brand’s Makara Cinnamon sugar.… ... more
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  • Ivory Coast star Zaha commits to Palace
    Ivory Coast star Wilfried Zaha boosted Crystal Palace by signing a new contract which ties him to them till the end of the 2022/23 season. © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 15Wilfried Zaha gave Crystal Palace a huge boost on Wednesday by signing a new… ... more
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  • Kamworor to defend New York Marathon title
    Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya crosses the finish line to win a previous race NEW YORK, United States, Aug 15 – Reigning New York City Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor will defend his title at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday November 4, the organizers announced on Wednesday. At last… ... more
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  • Wetangula, Mudavadi in talks with Wamalwa on crippled cane s...
    Wamalwa tweeted that he was pleased to meet Wetangula and Mudavadi to deliberate on “a number of issuesâ€� among them a parliamentary report on sugar and Luhya unity/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Barely a month after Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa and Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula mended fences,… ... more
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  • Gor boss Kerr ‘feels betrayed’ by Walusimbi
    Gor Mahia’s Godfrey Walusimbi tracks down Simba SC’s Rashid Juma during the SportPesa Super Cup final at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on June 10, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Gor Mahia’s Ugandan left back Godfrey Walusimbi is set to miss another very crucial match for the… ... more
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  • Govt to undertake pilot census in 12 counties
    The pilot census is also being conducted in Kisii, Busia, Kilifi, Nairobi and West Pokot/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – The government is set to launch a pilot census program in 12 counties in the next two weeks as part of preparations for next year’s census. Makueni County Commissioner Mohammed… ... more
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  • Waititu’s wife among 15 arrested over illegal buildings in...
    The arrests follow a declaration by Sonko that no one will be spared in efforts to reclaim public land, while saying even his own buildings will come down if found to be on public or riparian land/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu’s wife was among 15… ... more
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  • Ellen DeGeneres launches fashion line with Walmart
    Ellen DeGeneres is launching a new fashion line with Walmart. The 60-year-old talk show host has worked on a new range of affordable apparel, named EV1, with the superstore giant, that will be based on her own gender-neutral style. Ellen said: “The biggest inspiration [for EV1] was actually inclusiveness.… ... more
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  • Podcasts take growing role in shifting media landscape
    Podcast ad revenues doubled in 2017 to $313 million, according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) with the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). San Fransisco, US, Aug 15 – As radio fades in the new world of digital media, podcasting has become hot. In less than 15 years, on-demand podcasts have… ... more
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  • About 300,000 young people in Kenya are living with HIV/Aids
    She said about 184, 000 are those aged between 10-24 years and another 100,000 are children below 14 years/CFM NEWS MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 15 – The National Aids Control Council on Wednesday raised concerns over the increasing number of young people and children in Kenya who are HIV positive. NACC… ... more
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  • #HouseOfPigs trends as bribe claims haunt Parliament
    “How can I bribe an Honourable Member with Sh10,000… honestly, what is Sh10,000?â€� Wajir Woman Representative Fatuma Gedi posed on August 13/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – The feeling is real – Kenyans are exasperated. Angered by claims that a section of their representatives in the National Assembly received bribes… ... more
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  • What makes a woman sexy?
    (By Dayan Masinde) So what makes a woman sexy? 1. “Kissable lips” The kind that makes the man torn between paying attention to what she is saying or kissing her while in the middle of a conversation. 2. “A touchy back” The kind that invites him. How a lady… ... more
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  • Ex-City Hall officials denied cash bail, ordered to execute ...
    While issuing directions, trial Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi, said the accused had exhibited dishonour of the court order requiring them to appear before the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Former Nairobi County Chief Finance Officer Jimmy Kiamba and six others have been denied cash bail… ... more
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  • Official involved in approving buildings on riparian reserve...
    John Ojwang, an employee in the Urban Planning Department, was sent home for allegedly granting permission for the construction of the Southend Mall and GemSuites in Riverside/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended a county official who approved two buildings constructed on riparian land in… ... more
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  • Suspect appears in court over murder of his nephew
    He will be remanded at the Machakos GK Prison until September 17/CFM NEWS MACHAKOS, Kenya, Aug 15 – Evans Masaku Kasyoki the man accused of killing his nephew Eric Makau in order to benefit from a Sh9 million life insurance claim has been arraigned in a Machakos Court. He did… ... more
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  • Qatar World Cup worker dies at 2022 stadium
    The Al Wakrah Stadium is one of eight proposed venues for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar © AFP/File / KARIM JAAFAR DOHA, Qatar, Aug 14A 23-year-old Nepalese World Cup labourer in Qatar died Tuesday while working on one of the venues for the 2022 tournament, officials in… ... more
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  • Serena Williams to release a range with Virgil Abloh
    Serena Williams has teamed up with Virgil Abloh to create a limited edition capsule collection of performance clothing The 36-year-old American court legend and 37-year-old Off-White founder Virgil have teamed up to create a limited edition capsule collection of performance clothing and ‘The Ten’ sneakers for his Nike line.… ... more
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  • Revival of National Shipping Line to create 10,000 jobs in C...
    In addition to direct shipping business, the Shipping Line also offers services to special cargo or chartered vessels docking in Mombasa from anywhere in the world  NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – The Cabinet has approved the revival of the Kenya National Shipping Line as a mechanism for growing the Blue… ... more
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  • Podcasts take growing role in shifting media landscape
    As radio fades in the new world of digital media, podcasting has become hot. In less than 15 years, on-demand podcasts have become a key part of the media landscape that is luring advertisers to a market that is worth tens of millions of dollars and growing. According to… ... more
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  • Kenyan farmers toast growing demand for avocados in Europe
    THIKA, Kenya, Aug 15 – It may be loved and derided as the go-to millennial brunch, but avocado toast is proving a boon for Kenyan farmers as they cash in on the seemingly ever-growing enthusiasm. Across Kenya’s ochre fields, farmers are switching coffee and tea for avocados in a… ... more
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  • Temporary relief as ERC spares motorists from VAT on fuel in...
    In Nairobi, a litre of super petrol will retail at 113.73, diesel at Sh102.75 and kerosene at Sh84.95/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – The cost of super petrol has gone up marginally by Sh1.53 and will now retail at Sh113.73 per litre in Nairobi starting midnight today.   The latest review by… ... more
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