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October 22, 2017 9:17 PM Kenya's Philemon Rono sets new record at Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Marathon champion defended his title and set 3 records with time of 2:06:51 Kenyan runner Philemon Rono ran a historic Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line at 2:06:51 — winning the race and setting a new record for the fastest marathon run on Canadian soil. The previous all-comers record, which is the fastest performance 8

October 17, 2017 5:36 AM Ravichandran Ashwin REVEALS his favourite captain. It is not MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli

Indian ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed his favourite captain and surprisingly it is former captain of Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly. Ashwin made the revelation on a TV show, according to SportsWiki, when the anchor asked him about who his favourite captain was. Ashwin said that he grew up watching Ganguly lead the Indian side and admired 2

October 14, 2017 8:59 PM ICT Cabinet Secretary's take on cyber crimes

1. Social media bullying is taking the nation by storm. Recently, two young girls were lured by Facebook friends to accept their sexual advances. They were raped, dumped and left to die in the bush. What is your ministry doing to end social media bullying? This incident is a reminder that the internet and technology are only there to supplement our normal 13

October 11, 2017 8:38 AM Kenya: Sportpesa Launches Drive to Inspire Stars

A campaign aimed at transforming the sports industry in the country was launched on Tuesday. The campaign, spearheaded by giant gaming firm SportPesa, is dubbed "Tujiamini" and seeks to maintain sports development as a national agenda for all stakeholders. The initiative seeks to change the tides in Kenyan sports by inspiring young athletes to aim for the world 15

October 10, 2017 6:10 PM SportPesa launches drive to inspire stars

A campaign aimed at transforming the sports industry in the country was launched on Tuesday. The campaign, spearheaded by giant gaming firm SportPesa, is dubbed “Tujiamini” and seeks to maintain sports development as a national agenda for all stakeholders. The initiative seeks to change the tides in Kenyan sports by inspiring young athletes to aim for the world 15

October 9, 2017 1:16 AM Hour of Reckoning Finally Arrives As Liberians Head to Polls

Monrovia - At the end of his campaign rally Saturday, Alexander Cummings, standard bearer of the Alternative National Congress proclaimed a refrain that has been familiar in these elections, trumpeting to scores of supporters gathered at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium that he just could pull it off in the first round. Report by Rodney D. Sieh, This email 11

October 6, 2017 11:58 PM Google's long journey to tech power

Wangari Maathai and Kimani Maruge who enrolled in primary school at age 84, have been commemorated with Doodles Today, Google’s dominance in our world is self-evident. These days, we talk about Googling something instead of searching for it, and we use the phrase “Google is your friend” to rebuke people who ask about things we think they can easily “google 9

October 5, 2017 9:16 AM Kenya: Malaria Deaths Rise to 30 as Outbreak Spreads

At least 30 people have died of Malaria in Marsabit and Baringo counties in the past week. Seventeen of them - mostly adults below 40 years and children - were from Dukana, North Horr, Illeret and Loiyangalani wards in Marsabit county, while 13 were from Tiaty sub county in Baringo county. In Baringo, four more people died at the Chemolingot sub-county 7

October 4, 2017 9:16 PM Malaria kills 30 as more test positive

At least 30 people have died of Malaria in Marsabit and Baringo counties in the past week. Seventeen of them — mostly adults below 40 years and children — were from Dukana, North Horr, Illeret and Loiyangalani wards in Marsabit county, while 13 were from Tiaty sub county in Baringo county. In Baringo, four more people died at the Chemolingot sub-county 16

October 4, 2017 3:38 PM Vatican urges online protections for kids amid porn scandal linked to Windsor, Ont

Vatican secretary of state said church is treating the case of Msgr. Carlo Capella with 'utmost concern' The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation — a statement that came even as one of his diplomats 4