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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 89

November 2, 2017 8:04 AM Kenyan international star injured in Zambia

Jesse Were’s ambition of lifting Zambian Super League Golden Boot suffered a major blow after picking an injury in his side's win against Kabwe Warriors. The on-form Kenyan striker, who notched one goal and an assist during Zesco United's 4-1 win against City of Lusaka last weekend, was stretched off in mid second half after sustaining a knock 518

November 1, 2017 9:42 PM Okumbi names 28-man squad for Zambia friendly

Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi has named a provisional squad of 28 local-based players for the friendly against Zambia. Goalkeepers: Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Gabriel Andika (AFC Leopards), Patrick Matasi (Posta Rangers). Defenders: Benard Ochieng (Vihiga United), Wellington Ochieng (Gor Mahia), Dennis Sikhayi (AFC Leopards), Jockins Atudo (Posta 116

October 31, 2017 11:31 AM KPL set new dates for league matches

Kenyan Premier League round 31 matches have been moved forward by three days to accommodate Harambee Stars’ friendly match against Zambia. Stars are set to play Zambia on November 14th, forcing KPL to moved the game forward to November 11 with a total f nine matches lined up across the country. Meanwhile, the round of 27 catch up match between Sony Sugar 83

October 24, 2017 12:25 AM Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads

LONDON, Oct 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ugandan schoolgirl Auma got her first period she asked her mother for sanitary pads. Her mother suggested she find herself a husband to pay for them. Auma was just 12. Auma's story is not uncommon. Many girls in Uganda drop out of education when they begin menstruating because their schools lack proper 60

October 23, 2017 5:29 PM Baryan clinches 2017 African Rally title

Baryan, who won four out of the seven rounds of the series, was declared winner of the 2017 ARC series after winning the Zambia Rally over the weekend. Though, he only needed to start the last round of the series in Lusaka, to be guaranteed the championship at the expense of Zambia’s Leroy Gomes, the Kenyan driver made double sure by winning the event 72

October 22, 2017 7:11 AM Maternal deaths prompt calls for action in Zambia

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Lusaka, Zambia, Oct 22 – The birthday of twins Karen and Kelly Junior will always be tinged by sadness as it also marks the day their mother died in childbirth — a tragic occurrence of increasing public debate in Zambia. Their mother, Karen Kalengele, 33, was admitted to the Medcross hospital in Lusaka, one of the country’s most prestigious 70

October 20, 2017 12:47 PM Neutralise threats by negative forces in DRC – UN

THE United Nations has called for vigorous action to neutralise the continued threats posed by negative forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes Region. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has also encouraged armed forces in the DRC to step up their operations in collaboration with other stakeholders against 58

October 20, 2017 11:32 AM Congo president calls for cross-border action to tackle DR Congo crisis

President of Congo Republic Denis Sassou Nguesso has called for a regional action to mitigate the escalating crisis in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. He expressed concern on Thursday when he hosted the summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Brazzaville as the incoming chairperson 48

October 20, 2017 3:01 AM Elections in Africa: Outlook May Be Bleak, but Rituals Matter

The multi-party systems established in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia in the early 1990s have endured despite electoral violence. But democratic hopes have been dashed or perverted throughout the rest of the region. The governments built on the ruins of the civil wars in Angola, Burundi, the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Rwanda 68