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May 19, 2017 8:38 AM Unsung Heroes: Wanjiku runs a rehabilitation centre for children with special needs

30 years ago Wanjiku Kinyroo started a small rehabilitation center for abandoned children with special needs. The home however turned out to be a centre where mothers with children with physical and mental disabilities take their children for physiotherapy and specialized care a service she delivers, free of charge. On Unsung Heroes tonight, Dennis 39

February 6, 2017 1:03 PM A to Z of Africa Cup of Nations 2017

Once again touted as potential champions and once again flops, exiting after first round without a win. Big names like Riyad Mahrez and Yacine Brahimi failed to deliver five-star performances. Gabon striker Denis Bouanga was a revelation, overshadowing 2015 African Footballer of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he became the only player to win two man-of-the-match 5

December 25, 2016 12:31 PM Christmas 2016: what’s happening around the world

Pope Francis urged peace around the world in his traditional Christmas address, calling for weapons in Syria to fall silent and offering comfort to victims of terrorism. In his Christmas Day homily, delivered in front of thousands of people from the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, he urged Christians to think in particular about the plight of children 2

April 4, 2016 5:04 AM Kudos West Indies for your win

West Indies Cricket Team must be congratulated for their fantastic performance against England on Sunday. This was in the ICC World 20 Championship at Kolkata, India. Indeed, it is a triple treat for the West Indies as they had also won the ICC under 19 boys World Cup earlier this year in Bangladesh. The Caribbean Ladies won ICC World T20 trophy too, Sunday 6

October 20, 2015 8:08 PM Heroes excited to celebrate Mashujaa Day despite challenges

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20 – As hundreds of vehicles carrying dignitaries, senior government officials and private citizens sped off after conclusion of Mashujaa Day celebrations at Nyayo Stadium, David Kamau and his comrade Simon Thiga walk slowly back to the city centre. The scotching sun does not dampen their mood, however; “I’m happy to be here today 18

April 12, 2015 4:56 PM Chilling tale of Garissa massacre and unsung heroes

Every terrorist attack in Kenya draws out all manner of security experts expounding on ‘would have, should have, could have’ theories. But almost all commentators agreed that the Al-Shabaab carnage at Garissa University was on record the most gruesome episode of terrorism we have witnessed in modern Kenya. A proactive Government response in the nick of time would 11

March 21, 2015 12:57 PM Why at 80 , Kadenge is one of the few blessed old guns

One day, my friend Abirry Wuoche Gweno disappeared from all his friends’ radar. For many days, they did not know where he was, although they knew he was alive. When he re-appeared and was asked where he had been, he responded that, “My guys, visibility can be very expensive at times.” He believed that the more visible you are, the more expensive it is to maintain 7

March 17, 2015 11:09 PM Manuel Pellegrini wants a 'crack' player... so what did Manchester City spend £172m on?

Crack players. Manuel Pellegrini needs some, he says. ‘A special player to give us that sense we are at another level,’ he explained. He mentioned the impact of Sergio Aguero when he arrived at Manchester City, of Luis Suarez at Barcelona this season. He blamed the limitations placed on his club by financial fair play regulations. Yet Manchester City have not exactly 3

March 8, 2015 10:14 PM Helicopter hero dies fighting fire at Cape Point

He was one of the unsung heroes who ensured that the biggest Cape Town fire in 15 years did not claim a single life. But yesterday Hendrik Willem "Bees" Marais died in a crash-landing at Olifantsbos at Cape Point, where he was helping to control a flare-up. Marais, a volunteer for Working on Fire, was described as a "legendary pilot" by Community Medics 6

March 5, 2015 5:31 PM Players like Nacer Chadli have proved Spurs boast more than just Kane and Eriksen

With Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen both in scintillating form for Tottenham this season, it’s only too easy to overlook the good work done by the rest of Mauricio Pochettino’s squad. It is understandable, however, when 23-year-old Eriksen has netted nine times in 27 Premier League appearances, while man of the moment Harry Kane has managed 14 in 23; not bad for the 21-year-old 2