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June 23, 2017 6:54 PM Chaos and fraud part and parcel of Kenya’s political campaigns

This week has been ablaze with the “usual” political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged hate speech and the Opposition coalition wants to move to court to block the printing of ballot boxes

June 23, 2017 4:52 PM Arsenal, Chelsea clash to raise funds for London tower fire victims

Proceeds from a clash between London soccer giants Arsenal and Chelsea will go to support people caught up in the Grenfell Tower fire, the Football Association said on Friday. Officials said they were hoping to raise "in the region of 1.25 million pounds" when FA Cup winners Arsenal take on Premier League champions Chelsea for the 2017 Community Shield 3

June 21, 2017 9:47 PM Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud

MADRID, Spain, June 22 – Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria has been given a suspended one-year jail sentence and fined Sh223m (£1.76m) for tax fraud in Spain. Di Maria admitted two counts of tax fraud totalling Sh144.5m (£1.16m) during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014, related to his image rights. The 29-year-old made a deal with Spanish 1

June 21, 2017 7:55 PM Nyakach, Kobala clash in girls football final

Champions Nyakach will today lock horns with old foes Kobala Mixed in girls’ football final as curtains fall on Nyanza Region Term Two B games at Homa Bay High School. Nyakach, who are seeking to successfully defend their title, thrashed Gesero Mixed 2-0 in the semi-finals to book a date with Kobala, who edged Bishop Okulu Magare Girls 1-0 in the other

June 21, 2017 3:36 PM 221 million SportPesa mega Jackpot winner settles HELB loan

Just like many students who have benefited from HELB cash, the winner of 221 million SportPesa mega jackpot Samuel Abisai is no exception. After disappearing from public life for weeks, a photo of Abisai holding HELB certificate has emerged online. The mega Jackpot winner who studied at the University of Nairobi visited the HELB offices in Nairobi to clear 1

June 21, 2017 2:41 PM Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after months of damaging headlines

Back in April, former Fox News employee Bill O'Reilly took a long vacation from which he never returned. Now, Uber's uber-bro CEO, Travis Kalanick, is following the same play. Last December, Kalanick launched a pilot program involving self-driving cars in San Francisco. Unfortunately, he did so without getting approval from the California Department 2

June 21, 2017 10:41 AM Novak Djokovic to make rare Eastbourne appearance before Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic will play his first pre-Wimbledon event in seven years after accepting a wildcard at Eastbourne. The 30-year-old Serb has dropped to fourth in the world after a turbulent year in which he has only won one title and split with his coaching team. "I am looking forward to fine-tuning my grass court game ahead of Wimbledon," said the 12-time 2

June 20, 2017 8:23 PM Tillerson Signals Impatience With Saudi-Led Allies Over Qatar

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s spokeswoman signaled his patience is wearing thin as a dispute between a Saudi Arabia-led coalition and Qatar drags into a third week, saying the U.S. is “mystified” that the group hasn’t done more to show how the country can end its isolation. Tillerson, who canceled a June 19 trip to Mexico to focus on mediating the Qatar 6

June 19, 2017 2:59 PM U.K. Walks Into Brexit Talks Naked

The opening game of the Brexit season takes place as scheduled on Monday. The British side debated for almost a year about what sport it would play: Was it rugby, cricket, tennis or perhaps chess? The result was so inconclusive that it has fielded a team that packs neither the solid brawn of the rugby prop nor the quick reflexes and accuracy of the cricketer 7

June 19, 2017 1:28 PM Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks start

BRUSSELS Britain's negotiators came to Brussels seeking a "new, deep and special partnership with the European Union" on Monday as talks on the unprecedented British withdrawal from the European Union finally got under way. A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis, a veteran campaigner against EU membership, told a sombre Michel Barnier, the EU's chief 2