Archive For 11/02/2019

Barcelona gives Coutinho an assurance

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Barcelona gives Coutinho an assurance

t According to ESPN, Philippe Coutinho has received assurances from Barcelona top officials concerning his future despite rumours he does not fit into Valverde plans. Coutinho has been taken off in each of Barca’s last three matches and his position in the starting lineup is under threat following the return of Ousmane Dembele. Dembele replaced Coutinho for…

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Why Pogba is being referred to as a complete midfielder

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Why Pogba is being referred to as a complete midfielder

Juan Mata has heaped praise on Paul Pogba, describing him as a complete midfielder. Pogba’s performance vs Fulham saw him draw plenty of positive comments as his incredible form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues. The midfielder is putting in numbers that are expected more so from a winger or an attacker but are more importantly…

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Barcelona shades some light on Manchester United targets’ future

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Barcelona shades some light on Manchester United targets’ future

t According to ESPN, Philippe Coutinho has received assurances from Barcelona top officials concerning his future despite rumours he does not fit into Valverde plans. Coutinho has been taken off in each of Barca’s last three matches and his position in the starting lineup is under threat following the return of Ousmane Dembele. Dembele replaced Coutinho for…

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Why legendary keeper is warning teammates ahead of Manchester United meeting

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Why legendary keeper is warning teammates ahead of Manchester United meeting

Gianluigi Buffon has warned his Paris Saint-Germain teammates they will need a better mentality and attitude if they are to beat Manchester United on Tuesday night. United were huge outsiders when the draw was made last year due to their poor form, but, a change of manager and a run of 11 games unbeaten means…

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Arsenal striker pleaded to go back to the National team

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Arsenal striker pleaded to go back to the National team

Gabon Football Federation president Pierre Alain Mounguengui is pleading for the availability of Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for the sink or swim 2019 Afcon final qualifier against Burundi next month. Aubameyang The Gabon captain Aubameyang missed the last qualifying match at home to Mali which they lost 1-0, putting their bid for Egypt 2019 at…

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Chelsea now worse than Arsenal?

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Chelsea now worse than Arsenal?

Manchester City thrashed Chelsea 6-0 on Sunday and Jamie Carragher didn’t hold back with his criticism, comparing them to Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal after a woeful first half. A Sergio Aguero double after Raheem Sterling’s opener was followed by a strike from Ilkay Gundogan to leave Chelsea reeling – and with 45 minutes still to play….

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Martial continues to aim digs at Mourinho

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Martial continues to aim digs at Mourinho

Anthony Martial has said that it is “easier” to play under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer than his Manchester United predecessor Jose Mourinho. Solskjaer will lead United into the Champions League knock-out stages against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, almost two months on from replacing Mourinho. The Norwegian has transformed United’s fortunes in that time, winning 10…

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CJ Maraga announces Reshuffling of Court of Appeal judges

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CJ Maraga announces Reshuffling of Court of Appeal judges

Chief Justice David Maraga has announced the transfer of judges of the court of appeal in various counties; Nairobi, Malindi, Kisumu, and Nyeri. In the transfers announced on Monday, February 11 and which take effect from April 8, 2019, Justices Erastus M. Githinji, Hannah M. Okwengu, and Jamila Mohammed have been moved from Kisumu to…

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Is Ronaldo sweet talking Real Madrid players to leave the club?

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Is Ronaldo sweet talking Real Madrid players to leave the club?

Marcelo has sought to bring an end to the speculation suggesting that he is destined to be heading out of Real Madrid for a reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus. The Blancos full-back insists there is no substance to reports suggesting that he is destined to follow a former team-mate to Italy this summer. Speculation continues…

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Reason why Ole Gunnar is being compared to Sir Alex Ferguson

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Reason why Ole Gunnar is being compared to Sir Alex Ferguson

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s work since coming in as Manchester United manager has distinct similarities to legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson, according to United veteran Ashley Young. Solskjaer came in after the sacking of Jose Mourinho and is yet to taste defeat with 10 wins from his opening 11 games in all competitions. A 3-0 win over Fulham on Saturday propelled…

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Why the PSG clash is important for Manchester United interim manager

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Why the PSG clash is important for Manchester United interim manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stopped short of confirming that Manchester United will appoint him permanently should he progress in the Champions League against PSG. The United caretaker boss faces his hardest challenge yet when the Ligue 1 side come to Old Trafford for the first leg of their last 16 tie. The Red Devils are still…

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ECONOMIE / CAFÉ-CACAO : LES PRODUCTEURS MENACENT D’ENTRER EN GRÊVE

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ECONOMIE / CAFÉ-CACAO : LES PRODUCTEURS MENACENT D’ENTRER EN GRÊVE

En Côte d’Ivoire, les producteurs de Café Cacao menacent d’entrer en grève. Ils s’offusquent contre le prix bord champs imposé par le gouvernement, et les conditions de vie précaire des paysans.   Ce sont les producteurs de Grabo, dans le département de Tabou (Sud-Ouest), qui donnent le ton. Dans une déclaration commune, ils ont exprimé…

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POLITIQUE / DÉMISSION DE GUILLAUME SORO : ALASSANE OUATTARA RÉAGIT ENFIN !

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POLITIQUE / DÉMISSION DE GUILLAUME SORO : ALASSANE OUATTARA RÉAGIT ENFIN !

Trois jours après le départ du Soro Guillaume à la tête du parlement ivoirien, Alassane Ouattara s’exprime dans une interview accordée à RFI. Il raconte l’atmosphère et les rapports qu’il entretient désormais avec celui qui se réclame être au chômage. Fin janvier, le Président Ivoirien annonçait la prochaine démission de Guillaume Soro. Une annonce confirmée…

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TIC : un Ivoirien à la tête de Smart Africa

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TIC : un Ivoirien à la tête de Smart Africa

Ouvert ce dimanche à Addis-Abeba (Ethiopie), la réunion extraordinaire des ministres en charge des Tics a nommé le nouveau Président de l’institution. Il s’agit de l’Ivoirien Lacina KONÉ, conseiller spécial du Premier ministre en charge des Tics. Il remplace à ce poste le Malien Hamdoun TOURÉ. Technocrate, Lacina KONÉ a fait l’essentiel de sa carrière…

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Mode : WIBES, DES CHAUSSURES AUX COULEURS IVOIRIENNES

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Mode : WIBES, DES CHAUSSURES AUX COULEURS IVOIRIENNES

Wibes est l’idée entrepreneuriale et créative de trois jeunes franco-ivoiriens passionnés par les merveilles culturelles de l’Afrique. Bientôt deux ans que Nicolas, Aurélie et Julian se sont lancés dans la production de chaussures haut de gamme, aux couleurs ivoiriennes et écoresponsables. Fabriquées au Portugal, les sneakers Wibes sont épurées, élégantes et modernes. Soucieuse de l’environnement,…

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Inferno hits Diani Hotel

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Inferno hits Diani Hotel

A hotel in Kwale’s Diani area on Sunday, damaging the tourist destination’s property. The Leopard Beach Hotel fire struck at 9:30pm originating from a makuti-thatched cottage according to police preliminary reports. The OCPD, Joseph Chebusit said no injuries have been reported.

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ÉCONOMIE : LA CÔTE D’IVOIRE DANS LE ROUGE

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ÉCONOMIE : LA CÔTE D’IVOIRE DANS LE ROUGE

La Côte d’Ivoire occupe la 105è place dans le classement 2018 des pays les plus corrompus de la planète. Ce classement est issu d’un rapport de Transparency International sur l’indice de perception de la corruption dans le monde. Paru le 29 janvier dernier, le rapport 2018 sur l’indice de perception de la corruption dans le…

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Cost of cars set to hike after government policy

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Cost of cars set to hike after government policy

The newly introduced car age policy by the government will result to the hike of car prices according to the Kenya Auto Bazaar Association (KABA). The association warns that the policy could increase the prices of imported into Kenya by up to 100 percent. The government ruled that the age of all used imported cars…

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CINÉMA : 11 films ivoiriens au Fespaco 2019

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CINÉMA : 11 films ivoiriens au Fespaco 2019

Le compte à rebours est lancé pour les prétendants au Yénnenga d’or. Sur 1 000 films africains reçus, seulement 165 ont été retenus et sont en compétition pour l’édition 2019 du plus grand rendez-vous cinématographique du continent. Onze réalisations ivoiriennes sont sur la liste. La 26è édition du Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la…

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SPORT / FOOTBALL : LA SOA POURSUIT SA LANCÉE

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SPORT / FOOTBALL : LA SOA POURSUIT SA LANCÉE

Depuis le début du championnat ivoirien (saison 2018-2019), la Société omnisports des armées (Soa) n’a de cesse d’impressionner les inconditionnels du ballon rond. C’est à croire que l’équipe du Colonel Brou court droit vers le titre. La SOA, véritable révélation de ce championnat. En arrachant la victoire face à  l’AS Tanda (1-0), lors de cette…

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Election losers win government offices

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Election losers win government offices

  Losers of the former electioneering period will now still serve in government after new presidential appointments President Uhuru Kenyatta, in what is said to be the fruits of the ‘Handshake’, issued a gazette notice appointing some of the election losers to Parastatals and government boards. The appointments include: Former Machakos governor aspirant, Wavinya Ndeti,…

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Young and Rich! Inside the WCB Lifestyle that many fancy

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Young and Rich! Inside the WCB Lifestyle that many fancy

Life in the twenties  might not look this good for many people; not to say that they do not deserve such a lifestyle but the reality is  that there are many challenges before you can say you made it. Who never wants such a lifestyle? well maybe not exactly for the fame but to do…

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Kenya awesomely qualifies for the set up of a space exploration facility

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Kenya awesomely qualifies for the set up of a space exploration facility

In inspiring news to many innovators in our beautiful country Kenya, scientists from around the world on Monday held meetings to discuss the setting up a space exploration facility in Kenya, which will be the only one in Equatorial Africa. Kenya was picked as the best option due to its unique high geographical location on the…

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Union Africaine : Paul Kagamé, un bilan mitigé

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Union Africaine : Paul Kagamé, un bilan mitigé

Le Président Rwandais, Paul Kagamé, a officiellement passé le relais de la présidence tournante de l’Union Africaine à son homologue égyptien, Abdel Fatah Al-Sissi. Après douze mois passés à la tête de l’institution, le bilan de la gestion de Paul Kagamé est plutôt mitigé. Considéré comme « un modèle de bonne gouvernance mêlant l’autorité et…

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Resigned machakos tourism county executive meantime replacement

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Resigned machakos tourism county executive meantime replacement

Life is dynamic meaning change is everyday life characteristic that cannot be prevented as people scale higher heights and try new challenges. This has hit the tourism sector of Machakos who don’t wish but in good faith have had to let go of one oftheir favorites. Machakos Tourism County Executive Committee (CEC) member, Faith Wahome, has resigned…

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ÉDUCATION NATIONALE : VERS UNE SITUATION SANS ISSUE ?

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ÉDUCATION NATIONALE : VERS UNE SITUATION SANS ISSUE ?

Le système éducatif ivoirien est paralysé par des grèves à répétition. Au vu des divergences profondes entre syndicat et gouvernement, faut-il craindre le pire ? Depuis près de trois semaines, les enseignants du public sont entrés en grève pour de nombreuses raisons suivantes. L’amélioration des conditions de vie et de travail. Outre ces raisons, il…

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Why Machakos tourism CEC has resigned

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Why Machakos tourism CEC has resigned

After the dramatic resignation of education minister Janet Ouko which started as nothing personal but grew into a huge fight with Nairobi governor Mike Sonko, another minister has as well resigned amicably. Machakos Tourism County Executive Committee (CEC) member, Faith Wahome, has resigned from her position. In a press statement posted on Facebook, Governor Alfred Mutua, stated Ms. Wahome…

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Kenya’s Kiptanui raced to victory at the Barcelona half-Marathon

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Kenya’s Kiptanui raced to victory at the Barcelona half-Marathon

Ethiopia’s Roza Dereje and Eric Kiptanui of Kenya raced to victories on Sunday at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, an IAAF Gold Label road race. While the 21-year-old Dereje overwhelming won ahead of her fellow Ethiopian Dibabe Kuma in the women’s race, Kiptanui took the top spot over Ethiopia’s Abebe Degefa after a thrilling sprint…

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“I do not ask for money from the public” Sonko warns Kenyans over fraudsters

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“I do not ask for money from the public” Sonko warns Kenyans over fraudsters

  Governor Mike Sonko has today sent another  warning to Kenyans over conmen who are posing under is rescue team name. Sonko has issued this warning several times and  today he warned them saying that they should know that he does not ask for money from the public, The governor cautioned them to be cautious…

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Photos of Sakaja with Dusit lucky soul who survived 7 bullets

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Photos of Sakaja with Dusit lucky soul who survived 7 bullets

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, on Sunday, promised to clear Ksh100,000 medical bill for Emmanuel Omalla, a delivery man who was caught in the Dusit Riverside attack on January 15. Sakaja promised to clear the young man’s bill after Omala’s story was aired on TV showing how he was struggling to recuperate following the horrific attack….

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