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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 433

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 401

November 2, 2017 7:46 AM Burundi bans women from playing traditional drums

Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has introduced strict controls over the country's renowned drumming rituals, banning female drummers and limiting the sacred tradition to official events. It says the "entire population of Burundi recognizes it as a fundamental part of its heritage and identity". Today, the drums are played for entertainment: but for centuries 584

October 31, 2017 10:34 AM Black Princesses host Kenya in World Cup qualifier on Sunday| News

The Black Princesses will host their Kenyan counterparts in the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup match at the Cape Coast Stadium this weekend. The game will be played at 3pm (local time) on Sunday, November 5 at the Cape Coast stadium. A delegation made up of 18 players and the technical team are expected to arrive in Cape Coast for the match. Ghana made it to this stage 181

October 31, 2017 10:13 AM This is why recent political events should worry all of you

Over the weekend a group of women came out in support of Kandara MP Alice Wahome after she was seen on tape assaulting a returning officer. The women claimed she was being unfairly targeted by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and insisted that the election official was the one who had broken the law. Led by Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari they MPs, they were strident 156

October 31, 2017 9:05 AM Ladies of the night also feel pinch of economic dip

NAIROBI, KENYA: Economists, the high priests of social sciences, are known for using big terms to explain simple things. A good example is gross domestic product (GDP) which in simple terms is the monetary value of all goods and services produced in a given country in a given year. If this value goes up the following year or quarter, we say the economy 233

October 31, 2017 6:01 AM Bright Start for Local Pros in Rwanda Tennis Open

Rwandan men and women professional tennis players cruised to a bright start in the elite category of Rwanda Tennis Open which started on Monday at Amahoro National Stadium tennis court. Professional players from Uganda, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya and hosts Rwanda are participating in a week-long tournament set to climax on Sunday. On Monday, Rwanda’s Olivier 144

October 30, 2017 3:46 AM Trinidad Express Newspapers: Sports

Tonya Nero put an exclamation mark on her status as the First Lady of Caribbean road running with a dominant showing in yesterday's First Citizens UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon. Unchallenged in the women's race, Nero took on the clock and 700-plus men. The Trinidad and Tobago runner was equal to the task, returning a time of one hour, 16 minutes 136

October 29, 2017 11:53 PM Medway Village Church to host missionaries

MEDWAY — Medway Village Church, 170 Village St., announced that missionaries Mark and Lois Shaw, who serve with Africa Inland Mission, will attend for adult Sunday school at 9 a.m. Nov. 5., and the morning worship service at 10 a.m. Mark is on the faculty of Africa International University in Nairobi, Kenya and directs its Centre for World Christianity 124

October 29, 2017 9:04 PM Electoral commission wants MP Alice Wahome prosecuted

Police have summoned Kandara MP Alice Wahome for questioning over claims of assault. The summons came as women leaders in Central region demanded investigations of an elections returning officer over an electoral offence. The argument was sparked by a disputed entry of presidential election results for polling station two at Kiiri Primary School in Kandara 132