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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 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 296

October 8, 2018 9:04 AM More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2,000

Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Indonesia's disaster-ravaged Palu city, an official said Monday, as the search for victims ended at a hotel destroyed in the powerful earthquake and tsunami. The death toll from the twin disaster on Sulawesi island that erased whole suburbs in Palu has reached 1,944, said local military spokesman M. Thohir 294

November 2, 2017 12:11 PM Uganda MPs reject 'bribe' linked to age-limit bill

Some Ugandan MPs have rejected the cash released by Parliament to facilitate consultations on a bill seeking to scrap presidential age limit. So far, 10 lawmakers have rejected the millions of shillings, with the latest one being Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza. Ms Kiiza, the Kasese Woman MP, on Thursday returned USh29 million to Parliament 738

November 2, 2017 7:15 AM With China flexing muscle in seas, India guards all entry, exit points of Indian Ocean: Navy chief

With China flexing its muscle in the seas, India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba has said. India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean - one of the most militarised regions of the world with at least 100 warships, including those of the Chinese People's Liberation 426

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 395

October 31, 2017 9:05 PM Results for this year’s KCPE could be announced this month

The results for this year’ Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination could be announced this month, the Kenya National Examinations Council has said. George Magoha, the chairman of the council, said Knec had procured 20 machines at a cost of Sh100 million to enhance marking of scripts. According to Prof Magoha, acquisition of the automated Optical 188

October 31, 2017 3:03 PM Follow law on repeat election disputes: AU Mission

The African Union Election Observer Mission has urged parties that feel aggrieved by the repeat presidential election to follow legal processes in challenging any aspect of electoral process. Led by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki, the Mission said that the tone at the Bomas of Kenya during the announcement of the presidential results 152

October 31, 2017 7:34 AM Politics: Top 10 numbers that defined economy during 2017 elections

NAIROBI, KENYA: Politics, according to American writer and comedian Groucho Marx, is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. The Kenyan economy has been through a season described by President Uhuru Kenyatta as difficult few weeks in which “our democracy has been tested to the limits 146