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Philanthropy or bragging rights: Controversial South Sudan tycoon to pay any musician KSh 1 million for song praising him

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Philanthropy or bragging rights: Controversial South Sudan tycoon to pay any musician KSh 1 million for song praising him

Controversial South Sudan tycoon Lawrence Lual Malong Yor Jnr popularly known as Young Tycoon has made headlines once again, this time with yet another show of ”philanthropy”. Malong has promised to appreciate any musician who will hit the studio and record a song praising him with KSh 1 million. Speaking to Juba Eye, Malong claimed…

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Learning in Ugandan school interrupted by students as Iconic politician Bobi Wine arrives to pick up daughter

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Learning in Ugandan school interrupted by students as Iconic politician Bobi Wine arrives to pick up daughter

Normal learning activities came to a standstill in a Ugandan school after musician turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine turned up in school to pick up his daughter. Bobi Wine was elected as Kyadondo East member of National Assembly and became popular for his fearless championing for basic freedoms in the East African country,…

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Dawa Ya Moto Ni Moto: Police officer arrested for defiling Form Two girl

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Dawa Ya Moto Ni Moto: Police officer arrested for defiling Form Two girl

Police in Bomet have finally arrested their counterpart accused of defiling a form two student and thereafter involving her in a road accident. Residents of Bomet have been up in arms for the past week calling out for the arrest of an officer stationed at Mogosiek police post whom they accused of injuring the girl…

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A new dawn: All hail King Ingram “Blaze” the 7 year-old King of sprint

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A new dawn: All hail King Ingram “Blaze” the 7 year-old King of sprint

At the tender age of  7 Rudolph Ingram a young American athlete AKA Blaze, has set the world alight for his incredible athletic and football abilities before, and his recent sprinting victories have again blown up the internet.   View this post on Instagram   ‘Blaze’ olarak tanınan Rudolph Ingram, henüz 7 yaşındayken 100 metreyi 13.48…

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Record Breaking Italian ace calls her mother on her conduct on Social Media

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Record Breaking Italian ace calls her mother on her conduct on Social Media

A 19-year-old youngster, Nicolo Zaniolo who plays for Italian club Roma has reportedly told his mother Francisca to stop posting photos of herself on social media considering her age. 41-year-old Francisca Costa has more than 169,000 followers on social media, but a series of post on the platform has invited the anger of her son. Zaniolo…

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Undefeated Old Lady an edge closer to reclaiming Serie A title as Ronaldo, Dybala stay on target

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Undefeated Old Lady an edge closer to reclaiming Serie A title as Ronaldo, Dybala stay on target

Juventus maintain their unbeaten streak in the Serie A following their 3-0 win over Frosinone at the Allianz Arena on Friday night. Argentine forward Paulo Dybala opened the scoring for the Old Lady in the sixth minute with a long-range shot from a Cristiano Ronaldo’s assist. Eleven minutes later, Leonardo Bonucci doubled the hosts lead…

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Gospel Royalty: Artist who was allowed to hawk her CDs at State House

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Gospel Royalty: Artist who was allowed to hawk her CDs at State House

Being just a regular Kenyan artist can be a tough hustle trying to access the country’s most protected structure the, “State House” but if you are Gospel Singer Emmy Kosgei, you are no longer an ordinary artist, you have already sold a few CDs there. The gospel queen narrated her relationship and experience with former Kenyan President,…

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Nobody can stop Reggae: Legendary Jamaican Reggae artist asks Kenyan MPs to pass Marijuana Bill

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Nobody can stop Reggae: Legendary Jamaican Reggae artist asks Kenyan MPs to pass Marijuana Bill

Legendary Jamaican reggae artist Richell Bonner, popularly known as Richie Spice is in the country to thrill his fans at the ‘Nobody Can Stop Reggae’ concert set to go down at Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) on Saturday, February 16. Prior to his show, Richie Spice moved around in different radio and TV station to…

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Deathly Hallow: Two dead, In another Salgaa 4-vehicle accident

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Deathly Hallow: Two dead, In another Salgaa 4-vehicle accident

Two people lost their lives in an accident involving at least four vehicles at Molo River in Salgaa along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on Friday night after a truck ran into two private vehicles and a canter. Salgaa Base Commander Richard Sang’ said a truck driver had been heading to Nakuru on his way from Eldoret when…

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Contreversial American Rapper of U.K origin surrenders to authorities on Felony warrant

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Contreversial American Rapper of U.K origin surrenders to authorities on Felony warrant

Amid a felony theft warrant for his arrest, 21 Savage surrendered to authorities in an effort to resolve the case barely days since his ICE arrest. Reports indicate that 21 went to Georgia’s Liberty County Sheriff’s Department on Friday morning (Feb. 15), and was booked for felony theft by deception. Afterwards, the rapper, who’s currently out on bond after being arrested by…

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National Hero Now a ‘Mboch’: Two-time Kenyan Olympics Gold medallist forced to worked as a house maid

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National Hero Now a ‘Mboch’: Two-time Kenyan Olympics Gold medallist forced to worked as a house maid

Four years later since being a national hero, two-time gold medalist has been forced to work as a maid to make ends meet. When Susan Gatwiri clinched two gold medals for Kenya in the 2015 Special Olympics Games, USA, it seemed like life would take a turn for the better for her and her family. The outing which saw…

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A Garbage collector and an accomplice arrested for alleged gun possession in Nairobi

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A Garbage collector and an accomplice arrested for alleged gun possession in Nairobi

Earlier in the day on Friday, pictures were circulating across social media showing a man in the streets with a pistol protruding from his trousers. He has since been arrested together with an accomplice. The photos uploaded on Facebook showed the man in gumboots going through a trash bin in one of Nairobi’s estates which left people…

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University Dean Charged With Assaulting a Senior Lecturer

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University Dean Charged With Assaulting a Senior Lecturer

The Dean of Students at Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) Samwel Nderitu Wakanywa, appeared in a Kibera court on Friday to answer to charges of assaulting a senior lecturer over claims of hiring inexperienced and incompetent dons. The accuser, formerly Senior Lecturer Rosa Ko, claimed that the university hired lecturers who are not Ph.D. holders,…

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University Student Arrested After Causing Terror Scare in Nyeri County

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University Student Arrested After Causing Terror Scare in Nyeri County

Nyeri County Commissioner, Fredrick Shisia, on Friday confirmed that a student from Nyeri Polytechnic was arrested near Dedan Kimathi University on suspicion of wearing what appeared to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosive vest. Local residents alerted the police after spotting the young student donned in a peculiar gadget on his upper body that sparked up tension among locals….

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9 perish as Tanker Collides Head-On With Matatu Along the Kericho-Nakuru Highway

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9 perish as Tanker Collides Head-On With Matatu Along the Kericho-Nakuru Highway

Nine people lost their lives while several others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a tanker and a matatu along Kericho-Nakuru highway. The accident, which took place at the Kapmakaa area in Chepsir, happened at 6 pm on Friday and the tanker was claimed to have veered off from its lane resulting in a head-on collision. Confirming the…

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Damning Footage emerges showing Madrid ace asking Real bench if he should get booked

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Damning Footage emerges showing Madrid ace asking Real bench if he should get booked

Los Blancos will take a 2-1 advantage into the second leg at the Bernabeu, but their club captain will play no part after his yellow card ruled him out with a suspension. As noted by the reporters, he conceded after the game that he had intentionally picked up the booking in order to miss the…

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United Nations commends Kenya for its achievements on improved food security

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United Nations commends Kenya for its achievements on improved food security

The United Nations has praised Kenya for its efforts and achievements in promoting food security. But the report however presents a bleak assessment of food security in Africa. “Kenya has had remarkable success in reducing undernutrition,” the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) says in its 2018 Africa overview published on Wednesday. The FAO rates…

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Barcelona Agrees to extend Ernesto Valverde’s contract

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Barcelona Agrees to extend Ernesto Valverde’s contract

FC Barcelona announced Friday it had extended the contract of its coach Ernesto Valverde for another season with the option of one more. “In his first season he won both the league title and the Copa del Rey and in 2018/19 he has already added the Spanish Super Cup to that list,” the club said…

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Inside ”The Matatu Bill” The Good, The Bad and end of a Heritage

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Inside ”The Matatu Bill” The Good, The Bad and end of a Heritage

In Kenya and neighboring nations, matatu (known as mathree in sheng) (or matatus) are privately owned minibuses, although pick-up trucks and estate cars were in the past pressed into service as these East African share taxis. They are usually loud hooked up with loud music, complete with sick graffiti-style artwork, custom designs, flashy lights and onboard entertainment to pull…

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French Footbal League to join lawsuit against racist graffiti on World Cup Hero Mbappe

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French Footbal League to join lawsuit against racist graffiti on World Cup Hero Mbappe

The French football league (LFP) said on Thursday it will join a lawsuit against the authors of racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic graffiti targeting Paris St Germain striker Kylian Mbappe. The graffiti was discovered in one of the French capital’s metropolitan trains on Tuesday, prompting the International League against Racism and anti-Semitism (LICRA) to file a…

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Kenya’s BRCK Becomes The Biggest Public WiFi Network In Sub-Saharan Africa

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Kenya’s BRCK Becomes The Biggest Public WiFi Network In Sub-Saharan Africa

Established in the year 2013, BRCK, the remarkable Kenyan company bringing internet access to East Africa, has acquired Surf, another internet provider, making them the largest public WiFi network in Sub-Saharan Africa. BRCK was formed by the co-founders of Ushahidi and Nairobi’s iHub as a means of countering Kenya’s notorious power failures with a ruggedized portable…

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Deputy President Ruto among Government Dignitaries set to grace inaugural Bomet Marathon

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Deputy President Ruto among Government Dignitaries set to grace inaugural Bomet Marathon

The inaugural Bomet County half-marathon slated for Saturday has attracted not less than 800 participants and politic’s mightiest. According to the Chief Officer in charge of Youths and Sports in Bomet County, Nicholas Kerich, the number of participants is expected to increase with the registration dateline set for Friday evening. “As it stands now, the…

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Respect our women: Pregnant women to receive special treatment in Matatus

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Respect our women: Pregnant women to receive special treatment in Matatus

City makangas will have to treat you with respect if you are pregnant, an elderly geezer or physically challenged if the Nairobi County Assembly enacts a Bill under deliberations into law. The Bill will also give Nairobians the power to suspend matatu Saccos, but will also protect makangas from rowdy, revolting passengers. Under the Bill,…

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Real Madrid star under investigation by UEFA on Anti-Sportive behaviour

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Real Madrid star under investigation by UEFA on Anti-Sportive behaviour

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) today opened an investigation into Real Madrid’s Spanish defender Sergio Ramos because of an anti-sportive behavior in the Champions League during a match against Amsterdam’s Ajax. Ramos, captain of the Spanish pro team Real Madrid, committed a hard foul that earned him the yellow card as a penalty…

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County government launches vaccination drive against Rift Valley fever

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County government launches vaccination drive against Rift Valley fever

The Kilifi county government has launched a vaccination programme aimed at preventing deaths from the dreaded Rift Valley fever and other diseases affecting domestic animals. Officers from the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services are targeting to vaccinate over 500,000 goats, sheep, cattle and even dogs in all the eight sub-counties. The vaccination program which will take more…

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Irregular Tender: Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala under investigation by the EACC

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Irregular Tender: Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala under investigation by the EACC

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala is being investigated by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission over irregular awarding of a Ksh100 million tender. Detectives conducted dawn raids last Monday in Balala’s Nairobi office and his homes in Nairobi, Vipingo, Kilifi, and Mombasa. According to reports from a local newspaper, they recovered crucial documents to help with the on-going…

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Governor’s kin Implicated in KShs.26 Million Fraudulent scheme

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Governor’s kin Implicated in KShs.26 Million Fraudulent scheme

According to reports, the wife to Wajir Governor Mohamed Abdi’s kin, who is the nephew to the Governor, was allegedly the recipient of KShs 12 million diverted from the purchase of a second-hand vehicle. Hence leaving the governor’s kin one  Osman Abdi Jimale,  implicated in a fraudulent car scheme that cost the county at least KShs 26 million….

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The National Lands Commission Revokes 108 illegal JKIA Title Deeds

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The National Lands Commission Revokes 108 illegal JKIA Title Deeds

The National Land Commission (NLC) has revoked 108 illegally acquired title deeds of land around the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport(JKIA). Among the titles that have been nullified are two that belong to Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA).  While most of the land was undeveloped, some parcels have multi-million shilling residences. Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) had urged…

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U.S based Award Winning rapper Drake blows Ksh. 40 million on a diamond coated iPhone case

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U.S based Award Winning rapper Drake blows Ksh. 40 million on a diamond coated iPhone case

In case you’re wondering what Drake’s latest purchase looks like, well news flash it’s a $400,000 iPhone case which is an equivalent of Ksh. 40 million. We’ve always known that Drake has money to blow on whatever he wants from thoughtful donations to homes and gifts for himself or his famous friends. On Thursday (Feb. 14), reports had that the OVO Sound founder has dropped hundreds of thousands…

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Real Madrid ace facing a 12-game ban by Spanish Football Federation

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Real Madrid ace facing a 12-game ban by Spanish Football Federation

Real Madrid ace and Welsh star player Gareth Bale could be banned for up to 12 games for a gesture he made after scoring a goal in Real Madrid’s 3-1 humiliating win against Atletico Madrid last weekend. The Welshman fired home Real’s third goal of the game – and his 100th for the club –…

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