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  • Ruaraka saga: EACC now wants NLC to deposit Ksh.1.5B in cour...
    By Dzuya Walter and Francis Gachuri The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) now wants the National Land Commission (NLC) compelled to deposit in court Ksh.1.5 billion as security to be recovered, should the court rule that the compensation paid to businessman Francis Mburu for the Ruaraka land was irregular. In… ... more
    Citizen4 hours ago
  • Plot to kick out LSK president Allen Gichuhi
    A notice of motion was on Thursday filed at the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) for the removal of the organization’s president, Allen Waiyaki Gichuhi from office. Mr. Slyvester Mbithi Muli is set to move the motion at the LSK special general meeting scheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2018 in… ... more
    Citizen5 hours ago
  • Uhuru witnesses signing of MoU for revival of Kenya National...
    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) for the revival of the Kenya National Shipping Line (KNSL). The MoU was signed by Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia and… ... more
    Citizen6 hours ago
  • Court allows lecturers to travel abroad without president’...
    The High Court in Nairobi has quashed a government restriction requiring university lecturers to seek clearance from the Office of the President before travelling outside the country. Justice Chacha Mwita on Thursday ruled that the restriction limits lecturers fundamental rights and freedom of movement guaranteed by the constitution. “It is… ... more
    Citizen7 hours ago
  • Court of Appeal upholds Ugenya MP Chris Karan’s election n...
    It is back to the ballot in Ugenya after the Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the High Court decision to nullify the election of Member of Parliament Chris Karan. While delivering the ruling, Justice Hannah Okwengu stated that the elections were marred with malpractices. Karan had filed the appeal… ... more
    Citizen7 hours ago
  • ODM cracks whip on Nyamira MCAs for defying party
    The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party wants an explanation from six members of the Nyamira County Assembly for supporting a motion that led to the ouster of Deputy Speaker Maosa Duke Omoti. The members are; Leader of Majority Duke Masira, Abel Mose, Carolyn Mogere, Monicah Mwamba, Damaris Muoni and George… ... more
    Citizen8 hours ago
  • ‘Nation’ journalists arrested in Mombasa
    Two Nation Media Group (NMG) journalists were on Thursday arrested in Mombasa for filming the construction of a hotel allegedly built on Indian Ocean land. The two were identified as NTV senior Coast cameraman Karim Rajan and Daily Nation photographer Laban Walloga. The paper reported that the multi-billion hotel in… ... more
    Citizen8 hours ago
  • Bett laid to rest as leaders, athletes mourn promising caree...
    Political leaders, sports fraternity and hundreds of mourners thronged the home of former 400 metres champion Nicholas Bett in Lemook village, Simat in Uasin Gishu county to witness his final journey. Bett died last week after he was involved in a tragic road accident along Lessos Kapsabet road. Led by… ... more
    Citizen -Sports8 hours ago
  • Gor pip Chemelil, inch closer to a record 17th KPL title
    Kenyan Premier League giants Gor Mahia now need to win only two matches out of eight for them to be confirmed the 17th champions. This is after Eliud Lukiwam 77th goal guided them to a 1-0 win over  Chemelil Sugar in a league match at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru… ... more
    Citizen -Sports8 hours ago
  • Embu: Man tells court he smokes bhang to enable him dig toil...
    A 34-year-old man on Thursday told an Embu Court that he smokes bhang to carry out his job of digging boreholes and latrines. Joseph Mukindi Njeru, appearing before Embu Chief Magistrate Maxwell Gicheru, admitted to being in possession of bhang. Mukundi was charged that on August 14, 2018, he was found… ... more
    Citizen9 hours ago
  • Atletico Super Cup win vindicates decision to stay, says Gri...
    Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has said his side’s 4-2 win over Real Madrid to win the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday vindicates his decision to reject a move to Barcelona and remain with Diego Simeone’s side. The France striker was close to joining double winners Barca for 100 million… ... more
    Citizen -Sports9 hours ago
  • Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows
    Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac and midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles have been ruled out until October with injuries, the Premier League club has said. Kolasinac, 25, sustained a left knee injury in a pre-season match against Chelsea earlier this month while Maitland-Niles was substituted off in the first half of Arsenal’s 2-0… ... more
    Citizen -Sports9 hours ago
  • La Liga plans to play regular season games in United States
    La Liga’s organising body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States in the future. “LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight soccer competition, and Relevent, a multinational media, sports and entertainment group, today announced a first-of-a-kind 15-year, equal joint venture to promote soccer… ... more
    Citizen -Sports10 hours ago
  • Kenya static in latest Fifa rankings as France shoot to the ...
    Kenya’s Harambee Stars made neither gains nor losses in the latest Fifa rankings published Thursday, sticking at position 112. Tunisia is the top ranked African team at position 24 globally, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Ghana and Morocco in that order. In the Cecafa region,Uganda remains the top ranked team… ... more
    Citizen -Sports10 hours ago
  • Kwanthanze overcome Cheptil, cruise to FEASSSA volleyball fi...
    “Nasema asantee, nasema asantee, nasema asanteee ewe Mungu wanguu...â€� “We thank you God, for not letting us down today. We say thank you again…â€� This was not your typical sporting encounter; at the end of a nerve-wracking five-setter, East African volleyball queens Kwanthanze Girls fell to the court and buried… ... more
    Citizen -Sports10 hours ago
  • Chinese workers arrested as Sonko halts building of 5-star h...
    Seven Chinese contractors were arrested and charged with erecting a building in Westlands, Nairobi without approval. They were seized alongside two of their Kenyan counterparts over the illegal construction of Avic International building that was apparently to host the JW Marriot, a chain of hotels with headquarters in the U.S.… ... more
    Citizen10 hours ago
  • KCB to finalize Imperial Bank deal in September, posts Ksh12...
    KCB Group expects to finalize a takeover of smaller rival Imperial Bank by the end of September, Kenya’s biggest bank by assets said on Thursday after reporting higher first-half profits. Imperial Bank Limited was placed in receivership in October 2015, after the board of the privately-owned bank alerted authorities to… ... more
    Citizen -Biz10 hours ago
  • We will approach Djibouti cautiously – Amenga
    Kenya Under-17 head coach Michael Amenga will take no chances on Friday when his team play Djibouti in their second match of the CECAFA qualifiers for the 2019 African of Nations in Dar es Salaam -Tanzania. Amenga who watched his team cruise to a 4-0 victory over South Sudan on Tuesday in their… ... more
    Citizen -Sports10 hours ago
  • Giants Gor Mahia to face Everton in November at Goodison Par...
    Kenyan giants Gor Mahia FC will lock horns with English Premier League side Everston FC at the iconic Goodison Park  either on November 6 or 7, organisers announced on Thursday. The Kenyan champions clinched the dream ticket to field against the Blues when they retained their Super Cup title courtesy… ... more
    Citizen -Sports11 hours ago
  • Camping with a picturesque view of Lake Naivasha at Camp Car...
    The holiday season is here and a number of destinations that are popular with many Kenyans offer an affordable getaway for those seeking an out of town trip. Naivasha, a one-hour drive from the capital city, has both high-end and affordable facilities depending on one’s budget. Some of the high-end… ... more
    Citizen -LS11 hours ago
  • Wambua upbeat Mwamba will rule Machakos Kabeberi 7s
    Mwamba RFC head coach Kevin ‘Bling’ Wambua says his target is to win the Kabeberi Memorial Sevens taking place at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos between August 18 and 19. The Lionesses coach said he is looking to better his Prinsloo and Sepetuka Sevens having reached the finals twice, only… ... more
    Citizen -Sports11 hours ago
  • Mali President Keita wins re-election with 67pc of vote
    Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday. The victory hands Keita a second term in the mostly desert West African country where militant violence and claims of fraud… ... more
    Citizen12 hours ago
  • Taj Mall owner dares Gov’t to demolish building
    The owner of the much debated Taj Mall which has since been renamed to AirGate Mall has dared the government to go and demolish the building saying he will not remove it. Speaking to the press where he confirmed receiving a two-week notice to demolish the mall, an emotional Rameshchandra Govind Gorasia… ... more
    Citizen12 hours ago
  • Burial ceremony of athletics great Bett underway in Uasin Gi...
    The burial ceremony of former 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett is currently underway at his home in Simat, Kapseret, Uasin Gishu. Thousands of mourners have thronged the home including Deputy President William Ruto, Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney , Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago, his Nandi counterpart Stephen Sang and… ... more
    Citizen -Sports12 hours ago
  • Burial ceremony of slain athletics great Bett underway in Ua...
    The burial ceremony of former 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett is currently underway at his home in Simat, Kapseret, Uasin Gishu. Thousands of mourners have thronged the home including Deputy President William Ruto, Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney , Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago, his Nandi counterpart Stephen Sang and… ... more
    Citizen -Sports12 hours ago
  • Photos: Businesses at Taj Mall closed as demolition nears
    Tenants at Taj Mall have begun vacating the building after fears of demolition became rife. Authorities have since given the owner of the building up to August 30 to remove the structure even as he remains defiant that he will not budge. Also Read: Nairobi’s Taj Mall junction a gangster’s paradise… ... more
    Citizen13 hours ago
  • Migori county staff released on Ksh.30K cash bond in graft c...
    Six Migori county government officials who were arrested by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives over corruption allegations were arraigned on Thursday. Directors; Francisca Onyango (Ministry of Agriculture), Lazarus Ogutu (Ministry of Education), Charles Wambora (Ministry of Water), Tom Kwasi (Ministry of Public Service Management) together with County accountants Collins… ... more
    Citizen13 hours ago
  • Burial for Nicholas Bett underway in Uasin Gishu
    Former world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett will be buried on Thursday at his Simat home in Uasin Gishu County. Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, Nandi Governor Stephen Sang are among government officials who are at the ceremony. Also Read: Facts about fallen Kenyan hero Nicholas Bett Elite athletes Kipchoge Keino, Eliud Kipchoge and Asbel… ... more
    Citizen13 hours ago
  • Wheat farmers assured of uptake ahead of import window
    The government has announced plans to import three million tons of wheat over the next two years o cover increased consumption. Wheat farmers have however been assured of first priority in the state off take plan even as the state plans to cover the deficit. Agriculture chief administrative secretary Andrew… ... more
    Citizen -Biz14 hours ago
  • Java House signs coffee, tea export deal with Chinese firm
    Kenyan casual dining and coffee chain Java House Africa said on Wednesday it has signed a deal to export its coffee and tea to a Chinese online retail company as part of its expansion plans. Java House, which was opened by an American as a single Nairobi coffee shop in… ... more
    Citizen -Biz14 hours ago
  • Co-op to invest in KMRC as half year profit hits Ksh7.1bn
    The Co-operative Bank of Kenya has become the first financial institution to declare its interest in injecting capital in the government’s planned mortgage company. Co-op on Thursday said it would inject Ksh200 million into the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) to support government plans to avail credit for the housing… ... more
    Citizen -Biz14 hours ago
  • Mnangagwa, Chamisa lock horns over Zimbabwe election victory
    Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has filed submissions in the land’s highest court opposing a court challenge to his victory by main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. The first election since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign after a coup in November had been expected to end Zimbabwe’s pariah status and launch… ... more
    Citizen14 hours ago
  • Five Homa Bay County Assembly officials arrested over Ksh.26...
    Anti-corruption detectives have arrested five Homa Bay County Assembly officials over alleged misappropriation of Ksh.26million. The five were arrested on Wednesday night and are currently being held at Homa Bay Police Station. Also Read: Drama in Homa Bay over Ksh.3M bribe allegations to pass county budget Among those arrested include Michael… ... more
    Citizen14 hours ago
  • Ugandan MP Francis Zaake beaten up after Museveni convoy sto...
    Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the president’s convoy was stoned, has been “brutalisedâ€� by security personnel, an opposition figure said. This came as images of the bruised lawmaker emerged on social media. Supporters of an independent candidate running in a parliamentary by-election threw stones at President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade… ... more
    Citizen15 hours ago
  • Kamworor to defend New York title
    Reigning TCS New York City Marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 4 November. At last year’s race, Kamworor claimed his first major marathon victory while Flanagan became the first US woman to win in New York… ... more
    Citizen -Sports15 hours ago
  • DPP orders arrest of seven Homa Bay County officials over Ks...
    The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has issued warrants of arrests for seven Homa Bay County officials over the alleged loss of over Ksh.26million. In a statement to the press, the DPP said the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission received complaints of alleged embezzlement of public funds in the 2014/2015… ... more
    Citizen15 hours ago
  • At least 22 primary school children drown after Sudan boat s...
    At least 22 primary school children drowned on Wednesday when a Sudan boat carrying over 40 people sank while crossing the Nile. According to State news agency SUNA Civil defense forces are still searching for the bodies of the missing children. The children from Kenba High School were aged between seven… ... more
    Citizen15 hours ago
  • Sonko-leaks: Why does Nairobi Governor record conversations?
    The latest leaked audio recording of a conversation between Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu has raised eyebrows in different quarters. It is not the first time that such an incident has occurred with the Governor always seeming to bait or arm-twist those he records. Also… ... more
    Citizen16 hours ago
  • Ronaldo raring to go as Serie A kicks off amid optimism
    Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti’s homecoming and Parma’s return to the top flight a mere three years after going bankrupt have made the Serie A season one of the most eagerly-awaited in recent years. After years of falling attendances and top players choosing to ply their trade… ... more
    Citizen -Sports16 hours ago
  • Nigeria’s Moses announces international retirement
    Nigeria’s Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 27 in order to focus on his club career. Chelsea wing-back Moses, who made 37 appearances for Nigeria, played every minute of the African nation’s World Cup campaign in Russia where they were eliminated in the… ... more
    Citizen -Sports16 hours ago
  • Messi pulls out of Argentina friendlies
    Argentina captain Lionel Messi has ruled himself out of two friendlies in the United States next month, a source at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) told Reuters on Wednesday. The source, confirming widespread reports in Argentine media, said the Barcelona forward would miss the games against Guatemala and Colombia and… ... more
    Citizen -Sports16 hours ago
  • Man City’s De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training
    Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has suffered a knee injury ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town, the club said on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Belgium international had joined City squad last week after helping his country progress to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia. He came off… ... more
    Citizen -Sports16 hours ago
  • Haase stuns Zverev in Cincinnati, Djokovic advance to next r...
    Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round before rain interrupted play. Haase, who last week kicked off his North American hardcourt swing by reaching the Toronto quarter-finals, converted six… ... more
    Citizen -Sports17 hours ago
  • Energy Ministry in talks with Treasury to review electricity...
    Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter says he has begun talks with his National Treasury counterpart Henry Rotich to review taxes charged on electricity. The cost of electricity which has been the bane of many households in Kenya in the last one year has largely been attributed to opaque billing system… ... more
    Citizen -Biz17 hours ago
  • Atletico take sweet revenge on Real to lift Super Cup
    Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday, snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time. Diego Costa gave Europa League holders Atletico a dream… ... more
    Citizen -Sports17 hours ago
  • Machakos, Kisii book quarter-final slots in KICOSCA Games af...
    Defending champions Machakos County booked a football quarter-finals slot in the ongoing  Kenya Inter-County Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) Games,  taking place in Kisii County with a 3-0 win over Nandi County. Fredrick Kiamba, Caleb Muisyo and Frestus  kikovu scored for Machakos in the 15th ,25th and 75th minute respectively,… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • More questions than answers in murders of Russian journalist...
    The murders of three Russian journalists investigating the work of private military contractors in the Central African Republic (CAR) are still shrouded in mystery. But the exiled Russian billionaire who was funding their work says evidence gathered so far indicates they were not the victims of a random attack but… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Stolen Buddha statue returning home after 57 years
    In 1961, 14 statues were stolen from the Archaeological Survey of India museum in Nalanda, eastern India. On Wednesday, as part of the ceremonies for India’s Independence Day celebrations, one of the sculptures, a bronze seated Buddha in the Bhumisparsha Mudra pose, was handed back to Indian high commissioner, Y.K.… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Motion to impeach CS Rotich ready
    Despite being saved by the rejection of the sugar probe report in the National Assembly, Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich is staring at a possible impeachment. In a new motion to have him fired, Rotich is cited for contravention of the Constitution, gross misconduct and incompetency as grounds from removal… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Uhuru to meet Trump, Theresa May and Chinese President
    President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to host British Prime Minister Theresa May in Kenya on August 30, 2018. The meeting will come only three days after President Kenyatta’s meeting with U.S President Donald Trump at the White House. The Head of State is also set to meet China’s President Xi… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Migori County officials arrested over graft allegations
    Two Migori County officials were Wednesday arrested over alleged involvement in corrupt dealings. The two, Charles Wambora (County Director in the Ministry of Water) and Tom Kwasi (County Director in the Ministry of Public Service Management), were arrested by detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) over graft allegations. According to… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • I have property near river, says Waititu as he explains hydr...
    Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu on Wednesday revealed that he owns parcels of land in Nairobi that touch on the river but insisted he has no personal interests in the ongoing demolition of buildings on riparian land. Waititu, who is the Chairman of Urban Development, Planning and Housing in the Council… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Nyanza cane farmers oppose zoning plans
    Sugarcane farmers within the Nyando sugar belt have opposed the planned re-introduction of sugarcane zoning saying the move will cripple the sugarcane sector further. According to the Kenya National Federation of Sugarcane Farmers, farmers should be allowed to sell to millers that will absorb their crop as well as make… ... more
    Citizen -Biz1 day ago
  • CS Echesa sued for reappointing Bishop Kosgei as KFCB chair
    A Kenyan man has sued Sports and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa over a recent appointment at the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). This follows Echesa’s recent decision to reappoint Bishop Jackson Kosgei as KFCB chairperson. Anthony Otiende now says the CS has no powers to appoint a Chairperson to… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Homa Bay: Drama over Ksh.3M bribe allegations to pass county...
    There was drama at the Homa Bay County Assembly after Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) traded accusations over an alleged Ksh.3 million bribe from the County Executive. Some nominated MCAs alleged that their elected counterparts were paid the money to influence the passing of the the 2018/2019 county budget. It is… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Cameroonian in court to stop his deportation from Kenya
    A Cameroonian man who was deported from Kenya last year but managed to find his way back has moved to court challenging the government’s new directive for his deportation. Through his lawyer, Mr. Doctta Peter Longa, who is in police custody, claims that he is being tortured and discriminated against,… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • President Kenyatta orders review of teacher transfers to pro...
    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Education to review the ongoing teacher delocalisation program so that families are not affected negatively by the movement of teachers. The President directed Education Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed to review the implementation of the program with a view of ensuring… ... more
    Citizen1 day ago
  • Uganda outshines Kenya in athletics at East Africa School Ga...
    Uganda upstaged Kenya on opening day of athletics events at the East African Games in Musanze, Rwanda as they shot to top the medal charts on Wednesday. Ugandans won a total 19 medals; nine gold, six silver and three bronze to lead the standings on 120 points with Kenya’s 18… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Champions League title not vital for Man City success – De...
    Manchester City do not need to win the Champions League to be considered successful as the European competition does not demand the same level of consistency it takes to triumph in the Premier League, midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has said. The 27-year-old Belgian has been a key part of City’s… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Zaha signs new sweetened five-year deal at Palace
    Winger Wilfried Zaha has signed a new five-year contract with Crystal Palace to extend his stay at Selhurst Park until 2023, the Premier League club has said. British media reported the 25-year-old forward agreed a new deal worth 130,000 pounds ($165,360) per week, making him the highest-paid player at the… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Seasoned Wanja says her experience will be vital for Malkia ...
    Long-serving national women’s volleyball team setter Janet Wanja is banking on her experience to help Malkia Strikers clinch this year’s World Championship set for Japan from September 29 – October 30. Speaking to the Citizen Digital after she was included in the final 14-member squad ahead of the global showpiece… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Irked Kerr bemoans Gor’s fixture glut, slams Walusimbi beh...
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr has for the umpteenth time called on the Kenya Premier League (KPL) to reschedule their league matches claiming that the current fixture glut is affecting his players performances. K’Ogalo who need to win only three out of nine remaining matches to clinch a 17th… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Kabras unveil South African Du Plessis as new head coach
    Kenya Cup side Kabras Sugar have unveiled South African Henley Du Plessis as their new head coach ahead of the 2018/2019 Kenya Cup season that kicks off in November. Former Kenya Simba tactician Jerome Paarwater was named the rugby technical director with Richard Ochieng retaining his position as Strength and… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Manchester United lack quality to challenge for title – Sc...
    Manchester United’s lack of new signings combined with the uncertainty surrounding the team’s strategies and form gives the club a very small chance of challenging for the Premier League title, former midfielder Paul Scholes has said. United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his frustration over the club’s transfer activity on… ... more
    Citizen -Sports1 day ago
  • Hundreds turn up at Eldoret Hospital morgue to collect Bett...
    Hundreds of mourners turned up at the Eldoret Hospital on Tuesday morning joining family members, friends and athletics officials as the body of the late athletics great Nicholas Bett was collected from the morgue ahead of tomorrow’s burial ceremony. It was an emotional morning as mourners followed the proceedings at… ... more
    Citizen -Sports2 days ago
  • Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati
    Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for a third title at the event. Williams looked rusty in the first set, struggling to handle the Czech’s booming left-handed serve and never created… ... more
    Citizen -Sports2 days ago
  • AFA bets on sugar sector regulations to streamline industry
    Cane producers, harvesters and transporters will soon be included in a single government registry. This as the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) moves in to register all sugar sector stakeholders in a move aimed at combating rampant cane poaching under its new draft regulations for the sector. Sugar millers will… ... more
    Citizen -Biz2 days ago
  • Superior Homes to open tourist lodge
    Real estate development company Superior Homes Kenya is the latest entrant into the lucrative holiday homes business. The developer is set to open a Ksh800 million property in Nakuru targeting increasing demand for home styled tourism. The Lake Elementaita Mountain Lodge features a conference center 50 villas, restaurant, gym and… ... more
    Citizen -Biz2 days ago
  • Maize farmers call for state support to stabilize prices
    Maize farmers across the country are pushing the government to buy their produce to save them from exploitation by middlemen. This however could be a long shot as the government still owes the farmers over Ksh3.5 billion. A spot-check by Citizen Digital revealed in some counties, a two kilogram tin… ... more
    Citizen -Biz2 days ago
  • Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin gravely ill, in hospice care
     Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN’s Don Lemon. Word of the “Queen of Soul” being gravely ill was first reported by Showbiz 411. Showbiz 411’s Roger Friedman told CNN: “She has a great family, she’s… ... more
    Citizen -LS3 days ago
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