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December 17, 2018 9:00 PM Kenyan junior shines in South Africa meet

Jia Rajesh Hiranandani won silver during the Africa School Chess Championships in Limpopo, South Africa at the weekend. The Year Seven student at Oshwal Academy amassed seven points out of a possible nine to finish runner-up behind Gabatsgwarwe Refilwe of Botswana, who had eight points. Following her performance, Hiranandani becomes a Women Candidate 371

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 376

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Ndege, Mariga brave raging winds to bag Jamhuri titles

Mombasa rookie Joel Ndege and veteran lady golfer Mary Mariga emerged winners of the 2018 Jamhuri Day golf tournament at the par 71 seaside Mombasa links golf course over the weekend. Despite the current heavy winds from the nearby Indian Ocean, handicap 24 Ndege posted 36 stableford points to emerge the overall winner and claim the trophy while the club’s 349

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Golf: Bollo bolts team to Safari tour Victory

Royal Nairobi Golf Club’s Pro Kenneth Bollo spurred his Pro-Am team to victory over the weekend during the fourth leg of the Safari Tour golf tournament at Thika Greens Golf Resort. Bollo, the 2016 Golfer of The Year (Goty) who turned pro early this year, carded a personal score of 35 stableford points, before topping it up with the best scores from combined 367

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 351

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Rugby: Western Bulls, USIU maintain unbeaten record

Western Bulls, Catholic Monks and Kisumu RFC won their weekend matches to pile more pressure to log leaders USIU as the 2019 KRU Championship breaks for Christmas holidays. The Kakamega-based Bulls saw off University of Eldoret 15-8 to remain second with 19 points, while Monks emerged with a 24-5 victory over visiting Egerton University. They are third 368

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM KPL: It’s song and dance after Bandari bag vital KPL victory

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 325

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Football: How Kenyans left others hurting in Copa tournament

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 295

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 297

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 319