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December 17, 2018 9:00 PM RUGBY: Kabras consolidate top spot in Kenya Cup battle

As the 2018-19 Kenya Cup season takes a three-week break, 2016 champions Kabras Sugar sit pretty at the top of the 12-team standings with 25 points after five rounds of matches. The side, which is coached by South African Henley Du Plessis, will head into the new year buoyed by their superb form that has seen them bag bonus-point wins in all their matches 264

December 17, 2018 12:39 PM Dikembe Mutombo flies 8-Year-Old boy to US for life-saving surgery

Retired NBA star Dikembe Mutombo flew an 8-year-old boy from Congo to the United States so doctors could remove a large tumor from his face. Mutombo, who had reportedly paid for the young boy’s flight from Congo and arranged for the doctors at the Osborne Head & Neck Institute to operate on him for free, told TMZ that he met Matadi earlier this year at a hospital 273

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Gaming: Early Christmas for sports fans in BetLion daily draw

Just days after launching its operations in Kenya, Pan-African betting firm BetLion is set to offer early Christmas to sports fanatics with daily giveaways that will see lucky winners walk home with phones and television, among other goodies. Having promised to raise the standards of the game of sports in Kenya especially football, which will see national 241

October 2, 2018 9:00 PM Melania Trump begins Africa tour to promote health

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 234

October 2, 2018 1:03 PM Myanmar is the new illegal ivory market for African elephants, says report

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 252

November 2, 2017 12:37 PM 79 Million And Counting: Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ Is The Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video On YouTube

Earlier this year, Yemi Alade’s 2014 smash hit Johnny was announced the most watched video by a female African on YouTube with about 72 million views. A few months later, Johnny has surpassed that record to become the most watch Nigerian music video ever on YouTube with to 79 million views- and counting. The title for the most viewed Nigerian music video 798

November 2, 2017 9:54 AM Two Kenya Airway crewmen arrested with narcotic drugs at JKIA

Nairobi, Kenya: Two Kenya Airways staff were Thursday arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with close to 20 kilograms of substance believed to be narcotics. The cabin crew were about to board their flight to Cotonou, Benin when they were intercepted. Head of Anti- Narcotic Police Unit Hamisi Masa said the two men were arrested early Thursday 563

November 2, 2017 9:21 AM Kenyan shilling steady, helped by tight market liquidity

At 0838 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 103.65/85 per dollar, little changed from Wednesday's close of 103.60/80. ...........................Shilling spot rates .....................Shilling forward rates .......................Cross rates ..................................Local contributors .......................Central Bank of Kenya Index 664

November 2, 2017 4:09 AM SA no longer on Atlas Merchant Capital’s investment radar

Contrary to local analysts, CEO Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high Atlas Merchant Capital, which earlier sought to bid for Barclays Africa, is not seeking more investment opportunities in SA. Founding partner Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high. Atlas Merchant 370

November 1, 2017 8:20 PM Liberia's Supreme Court halts election preparation over fraud accusations

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia’s Supreme Court has halted preparations for next week’s presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who alleged fraud. The decision casts further doubt on the Oct. 10 poll that losing parties say was marred 167