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  • KPL: It’s song and dance after Bandari bag vital KPL victory

    December 16, 2018 9:00 PM 325

    Bandari picked a crucial 2-1 victory over Sofapaka yesterday in a Kenyan Premier League (KPL) match at Machakos Stadium. Kepha Aswani opened the scores for Sofapaka with perhaps one of the fastest goals of the league as he scored within the first minute of the match. The goal originated from the midfield where Dennis Odhiambo picked out Cliff Kasuti

  • Football: How Kenyans left others hurting in Copa tournament

    December 16, 2018 9:00 PM 295

    Kenya won double gold of the first ever Copa Coca-Cola Under-16 Africa Cup that ended on Saturday at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru. The Kenyan boys conquered 11 other countries to be crowned champions and also made history as the first nation to lift the prestigious trophy. They did it in style winning the title on an unbeaten record. The girls registered double

  • Pope blames devil for Church divisions, scandals, seeks angel's help

    October 8, 2018 12:51 PM 354

    The devil is alive and well and working overtime to undermine the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis says. In fact, the pope is so convinced that Satan is to blame for the sexual abuse crisis and deep divisions racking the Church that he has asked Catholics around the world to recite a special prayer every day in October to try to beat him back. “(The Church

  • Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

    October 8, 2018 9:55 AM 436

    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance

  • China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

    October 8, 2018 9:23 AM 288

    China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said the Chinese official had been reported missing by his wife. On Sunday, Interpol, the France-based global police coordination body, said that Meng had resigned as its president. China said had said on Sunday

  • More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000

    October 8, 2018 9:04 AM 292

    Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Indonesia's disaster-ravaged Palu city, an official said Monday, as the search for victims ended at a hotel destroyed in the powerful earthquake and tsunami. The death toll from the twin disaster on Sulawesi island that erased whole suburbs in Palu has reached 1,944, said local military spokesman M. Thohir

  • Former Nigerian minister and Chibok girls champion to vie for presidency in 2019

    October 8, 2018 6:42 AM 397

    Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year. Ezekwesili, 55, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, said she would run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria

  • Melania Trump begins Africa tour to promote health

    October 2, 2018 9:00 PM 296

    US First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Ghana’s capital, Accra, at the start of her solo trip that will see her visit four African countries. She was welcomed by traditional dancers and drummers at the airport but the public reaction has been low key. The tour, which also takes in Kenya, Malawi and Egypt, will focus on promoting health and education

  • Myanmar is the new illegal ivory market for African elephants, says report

    October 2, 2018 1:03 PM 319

    Myanmar, a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand is now the new growing market for ivory trade. This is according to a new report by ivory trade specialists Lucy Vigne and the late Esmond Martin, which shows that one town in particular in Myanmar, Mong La - a frontier town in the notorious

  • US First Lady Melania Trump touches down in Africa

    October 2, 2018 12:02 PM 323

    Melania Trump on Tuesday arrived in Ghana on the first leg of her maiden, solo tour of Africa that has been billed as a chance to carve her own diplomatic path. The US first lady stepped off an overnight flight from Andrews Airforce Base near Washington and onto a red carpet at Accra's Kotoka International Airport. She was met by her Ghanaian counterpart