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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 197

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 206

December 17, 2018 12:39 PM Dikembe Mutombo flies 8-Year-Old boy to US for life-saving surgery

Retired NBA star Dikembe Mutombo flew an 8-year-old boy from Congo to the United States so doctors could remove a large tumor from his face. Mutombo, who had reportedly paid for the young boy’s flight from Congo and arranged for the doctors at the Osborne Head & Neck Institute to operate on him for free, told TMZ that he met Matadi earlier this year at a hospital 212

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 184

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Golf: Bollo bolts team to Safari tour Victory

Royal Nairobi Golf Club’s Pro Kenneth Bollo spurred his Pro-Am team to victory over the weekend during the fourth leg of the Safari Tour golf tournament at Thika Greens Golf Resort. Bollo, the 2016 Golfer of The Year (Goty) who turned pro early this year, carded a personal score of 35 stableford points, before topping it up with the best scores from combined 191

December 16, 2018 9:00 PM Rugby: Western Bulls, USIU maintain unbeaten record

Western Bulls, Catholic Monks and Kisumu RFC won their weekend matches to pile more pressure to log leaders USIU as the 2019 KRU Championship breaks for Christmas holidays. The Kakamega-based Bulls saw off University of Eldoret 15-8 to remain second with 19 points, while Monks emerged with a 24-5 victory over visiting Egerton University. They are third 195

October 8, 2018 9:55 AM Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance 244

October 8, 2018 9:23 AM China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said the Chinese official had been reported missing by his wife. On Sunday, Interpol, the France-based global police coordination body, said that Meng had resigned as its president. China said had said on Sunday 190

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 193

October 8, 2018 6:42 AM Former Nigerian minister and Chibok girls champion to vie for presidency in 2019

Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year. Ezekwesili, 55, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, said she would run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria 245