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August 16, 2017 8:58 AM Real Madrid superstars’ epic one-touch warm-up game will leave you speechless

Los Blancos welcome Lionel Messi to the Bernabeu tonight holding a 3-1 advantage from the first leg on Sunday night – but they will be without Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese superstar was handed a five game ban from the Spanish FA for shoving the referee following his dismissal at the weekend. Despite missing their talisman, Madrid looked in high spirits

August 15, 2017 8:03 AM Ababu Namwamba under sharp criticism over his message on NASA's defeat

Labour Party Leader Ababu Namwamba lost his Budalangi Parliamentary seat in the just concluded general elections to an ODM candidate. Namwamba has announced supporting the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and was among Jubilee point-men in Western Kenya. This did not go so well with Namwamba especially after he defected from ODM where he was the party 1

August 15, 2017 12:00 AM The Tragedy of India's Partition, 70 Years Later

In the middle of World War II, with the U.S. pressuring Britain to loosen its colonial grip on India, Winston Churchill issued a bitter prophecy. “Take India if that was what you want! Take it, by all means!” the British prime minister raged to a U.S. diplomat in Washington. But, he argued, only British rule kept the subcontinent’s Hindus and Muslims 2

August 14, 2017 8:42 PM Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The government denounced violent demonstrations as unlawful and urged Kenyans to return to their jobs. Odinga spoke on Sunday to a cheering crowd in Nairobi's 1

August 13, 2017 9:00 PM Buzeki concedes defeat, promises to support Mandago

Governorship candidate Bundotich Zedekiah Kiprop ‘Buzeki’ has conceded defeat. This comes a day after the electoral commission declared incumbent Jackson Mandago the winner. Speaking at his Ainabkoi home, Buzeki said the announcement of results was a climax and that he was contented with the votes he garnered in his quest for the top county seat. “It is an experience 2

August 13, 2017 7:38 PM Jose Mourinho not getting carried away by Man United win vs. West Ham

MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho says he is "keeping his feet on the ground" despite watching his Manchester United team thrash West Ham on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. Two goals from new £75 million striker Romelu Lukaku helped United to a 4-0 win at Old Trafford which left Mourinho's side top of the table. It was United's biggest opening-day

August 13, 2017 12:28 PM Raila speaks for the first time after election defeat

The leader of the opposition coalition Nasa Raila Odinga has made his first public appearance after the announcement of the presidential election. On Sunday afternoon, Mr Odinga and top leaders of the coalition visited Kibera slums, which was one of the areas that were hit by violence on Friday night and Saturday following the announcement of the results 5

August 13, 2017 2:53 AM Morata silences critics but calls for Chelsea to strengthen are now deafening

Chelsea's off-field problems bled onto the Stamford Bridge turf as Burnley stunned the Premier League by winning 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Only one other set of champions - Leicester City - had ever lost their opening game the season after lifting the title and Antonio Conte will point to a lack of options and signings in the transfer window as an excuse

August 12, 2017 9:00 PM How Ngilu outwitted Kalonzo to win seat

Former Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu arrives at the IEBC’s county tallying centre at the Kitui’s Multipurpose Training Institute after elections. [Photo: Paul Mutua, Standard] If there was one thing Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka was keen on in his campaigns in Ukambani, it was to retain Kitui governor’s seat. The seat meant many things; one because 3

August 12, 2017 8:29 PM What’s next for Kalonzo after Wiper loses control of Ukambani politics?

Election results for governor, national and county assembly seats across the Ukambani region are pointing to a gradual shift of power and diminishing influence of the dominant Wiper party. Although all Wiper MPs who defected to Jubilee lost their parliamentary seats, the party, which is led by Nasa presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka, won fewer 2