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October 16, 2017 9:04 PM Kenya’s Internet connectivity ranked below leading economies

Kenya’s Internet connectivity has been ranked below leading economies on the continent, including South Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia and Ghana. It also lags behind the East African region in some indicators, according to a new report. This differs from the ranking published in June this year that placed Kenya at the top of Middle East and Africa with average

October 16, 2017 1:59 PM Tunisia top Fifa Africa rankings

Impressive World Cup qualifying form has lifted Tunisia back to the top of the Fifa Africa monthly rankings after 15 years. The "Carthage Eagles" last occupied first place in January 2002, having risen to the top six months earlier. Tunisia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after defeating and drawing with the Democratic

October 16, 2017 10:20 AM Presidents set for more talks on the Nile

A new move to fast track the resolution of the impasse over sharing of the waters of River Nile will involve regular meetings of presidents in the countries sharing the Nile Basin. This follows a recommendation from the Nile Summit which was chaired by President Yoweri Museveni and convened at State House, Entebbe, three months ago. “The heads of state 1

October 16, 2017 5:35 AM Lisbon’s first Syrian restaurant a welcome sign for refugees

The queue outside Lisbon’s first Syrian restaurant on its opening day showed an appetite not just for Syrian food but for integration in one of the few European countries trying to welcome more refugees. Syrian refugees run Mezze restaurant after money was raised to renovate a former butcher’s shop on a market in the Portuguese capital’s popular Arroios 1

October 15, 2017 9:02 PM Malkia silence Egypt to qualify for World Champs

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13- Kenya’s women volleyball team Malkia Strikers have qualified for next year’s FIVB World Championship in Japan after beating Egypt by straight sets in a nerve wrecking African Championship semi-final match at the Palais de Sports Arena in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday. By virtue of qualifying to Sunday’s final, Malkia have booked 1

October 15, 2017 8:50 PM Looming crisis as Kenya’s grain production set to fall by 6pc

Poor cereal harvest expected this year due to failed rains, says food agency Kenya’s grain production is set to fall by six per cent as effects of a prolonged drought become more apparent, data from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reviewed by Nation Newsplex shows. This year, Kenya is expected to produce 3.8 million tonnes of cereals, which 1

October 15, 2017 2:28 PM Cameroon African Women’s Champs & Kenya Book Ticket to Japan 2018

On Friday, the semifinals were played for the Women’s African Nations Championship in Yaounde, Cameroon. The winners of each semifinal match were also to book their tickets to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan. Kenya faced Egypt in the first semifinal. It was a tight match throughout, but the Kenyans defeated the Egyptians 1

October 14, 2017 6:43 PM Cameroon stun Kenya to win Nations Cup

Malkia Strikers on Saturday failed to defend their African title after going down 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 29-27) to Cameroon as the curtains came down on the women's Volleyball Africa Nations Championship at the Palais des Sports Indoor Arena in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It was Kenya’s first defeat in the competition which had brought together nine countries, and it gifted 3

October 14, 2017 1:40 PM Jose Mourinho – the enemy of football: Manchester United manager turned Liverpool showdown into a non-event

And so, after Manchester United's brilliant and entertaining start to the season, Jose Mourinho reverted to type at Anfield. It is easy to be cavalier against cannon-fodder but United's stultifyingly dull performance here against the first decent team they have played was so devoid of creative intent that it felt like an insult to the team's attacking 1

October 13, 2017 5:17 PM Kenya storm FIVB World Championships

Belligerent “Malkia Strikers” of Kenya Friday night booked a ticket to 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championships by beating rivals Egypt 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-19) in the semi-finals of the women’s Volleyball Africa Nations Championship at the Palais des Sports Indoor Arena in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This continental competition was doubling up as qualifiers 5