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From Mourinho’s Star Man to Ole Gunnar’s Bench Warmer: The Fall of Romelu Lukaku

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From Mourinho’s Star Man to Ole Gunnar’s Bench Warmer: The Fall of Romelu Lukaku

As Jesse Lingard slumped to the ground for a second time, Alexis Sanchez was told to get stripped and ready for action. Anthony Martial had been struggling as well and, by half-time, he too would be forced to withdraw, with Juan Mata replacing him. However, after Paris Saint-Germain began to really show their superior quality…

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New Dawn sets in as Morocco introduce Video Assistant Referee

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New Dawn sets in as Morocco introduce Video Assistant Referee

President of the Royal Football Federation (Frmf), Faouzi Lakjaa has announced that the Morocco Botola Pro League will adopt video technology from next season to assist referees. This comes as VAR is also set to be used at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in June after being tried at the African Nations Championship (Chan)…

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Kenyan Insurers Draw the Red Line on these Vehicles

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Kenyan Insurers Draw the Red Line on these Vehicles

Occidental Insurance Company has blacklisted 25 car models because of their rare and obsolete car parts which has proven to be expensive or unavailable. In a statement on Friday, the company said it will not cover some models for Suzuki, Mazda, Hyundai, some Toyota brands and Renault. “We hereby wish to enlighten you that there…

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Neymar ready for Man Utd UEFA Return Leg

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Neymar ready for Man Utd UEFA Return Leg

Neymar has claimed he is hopeful that he will be fit in time to feature in the Champions League quarter-finals should Paris-Saint Germain eliminate Manchester United. The Brazil international’s plans look a lot more plausible after PSG’s 2-0 victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday, meaning the reigning French champions seem set to qualify for the tournament’s…

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CS Balala Terms EACC Raid Claims as Baseless and Malicious

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CS Balala Terms EACC Raid Claims as Baseless and Malicious

Tourism CS Najib Balala has dismissed claims that EACC raided his home last Monday over an alleged Sh100m contract. According to some local reports, it said that Balala was being investigated for allegedly awarding the contract, through single sourcing, to The American Society of Travel Agents to offer unspecified services during expos held in Nairobi two years…

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A New Law that will have Unemployed Youth Counting their Blessings

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A New Law that will have Unemployed Youth Counting their Blessings

Recently, I made an application for an attachment at a local government(name witheld) and I was asked to present a clearance certificate from Criminal Investigations. Bear in mind, I was still schooling, and the attachment was manadatory for me to be listed on the graduation list that was months away. Every Kenyan job-seeker would tell…

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Alexis Sanchez’s Return to Arsenal Now More Closer than Ever

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Alexis Sanchez’s Return to Arsenal Now More Closer than Ever

Alexis Sanchez “could go back to Arsenal”, claims former Gunners star Marc Overmars, with the Chilean likely to be questioning his decision to leave for Manchester United. The Chile international has endured a tough time since swapping Emirates Stadium for Old Trafford and may look to retrace his steps. The 30-year-old forward made the call…

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Health Officials Out to Tame the Rift Valley Fever Menace in Kilifi

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Health Officials Out to Tame the Rift Valley Fever Menace in Kilifi

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

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Inside Inter Milan’s football star ambiguous Instagram Post

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Inside Inter Milan’s football star ambiguous Instagram Post

Mauro Icardi seemingly suggested he would not be commenting on his situation at Inter in a cryptic social media post on Thursday. Within hours of Inter’s Europa League win in his absence, the Argentine appeared to post a cryptic message on his Instagram account. And after a 1-0 Inter away win, secured with Lautaro Martinez’s…

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Revealed! How Christiano Ronaldo has become an Icon at Juventus

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Revealed! How Christiano Ronaldo has become an Icon at Juventus

Christiano Ronaldo was previously dismissed as an individualistic character, the Portuguese has proven himself a real team player since moving to Turin from Madrid. It was the moment at which Juventus realised there might be a downside to ‘The deal of the century’. Ronaldo may well be one of the most well-known sportsmen on the…

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Governor Kiraitu Empowers Local Committees to run Meru Town

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Governor Kiraitu Empowers Local Committees to run Meru Town

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi said  garbage collection, planning and maintenance of roads, and animal control in Meru County urban centres will now be managed by members of the public through committees. The traders in all towns and markets have been registered in associations. The association, Kiraitu says, have chosen their leaders who will coordinate activities….

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Male or Female? Semenya to challenge new IAAF Rule

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Male or Female? Semenya to challenge new IAAF Rule

World and Olympic 800m champion Semenya is challenging a proposed IAAF rule that aims to restrict the levels of testosterone in female runners. The case will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) next week. The Times reported that IAAF lawyers will say Semenya is a “biological male” as well as classifed as female. Athletics’ governing body…

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Justice Stella Mutuku’s full judgement, that put Nahashon Mutua to the ropes

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Justice Stella Mutuku’s full judgement, that put Nahashon Mutua to the ropes

The offence of murder attracts a mandatory death sentence,but since 1986 no convict has been lawfully executed in Kenya. Mutua in mitigation, had said the matter ought to be investigated afresh because he is equally a victim of Koome’s death. As the sentence was read out, Mutua appeared subdued and seemingly sorrowful. Dressed in his…

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Late Koome’s Wife Grateful After Another Judicial Milestone

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Late Koome’s Wife Grateful After Another Judicial Milestone

Former Ruaraka OCS Nahashon Mutua was arraigned at Milimani on February 7 during the mention of his case of killing an inmate in 2013. On the night of December 19 2013, a helpless Martin Koome was tortured and brutally murdered by the ex-cop. Armed with a metal rod, Mutua struck Koome multiple times causing him…

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Nairobi County gets the Lion’s share of the Devolution Allocation

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Nairobi County gets the Lion’s share of the Devolution Allocation

  The allocation to the 47 devolved counties for the financial year beginning July 2019 and ending on June 2020 is about Sh6 billion more than the current allocation of Sh304.9 billion. Nairobi City County will receive the lion’s share of the cash after the Treasury allocated it Sh15.6 billion out of the total equitable share…

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Embattled NLC Chairman Swazuri Prophesies His Fate at Lands Commission

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Embattled NLC Chairman Swazuri Prophesies His Fate at Lands Commission

Swazuri was addressing the media in Iten town after a meeting with leaders from Elgeyo Marakwet County over compensation for families to be displaced by the construction of the Sh62 billion Arror and Kimwarer dams along Kerio Valley. National Land Commission Chairman Mohammed Swazuri has said he will exit the commission with a “clean and strong legacy”….

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Al Hilal coach Irad Zafouri blames pitch for Caf Confederation Cup defeat to Nkana

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Al Hilal coach Irad Zafouri blames pitch for Caf Confederation Cup defeat to Nkana

Al Hilal coach Irad Zafouri blames pitch for Caf Confederation Cup defeat to Nkana.The Sudanese giants surrendered their lead to allow Nkana post a 2-1 win in Kitwe. Al Hilal coach Irad Zafouri has blamed the condition of the Nkana Stadium pitch for their defeat to Nkana in a Caf Confederation Cup Group C match…

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Victor Wanyama in Race Against Time to Make it to the Kenyan AFCON Squad

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Victor Wanyama in Race Against Time to Make it to the Kenyan AFCON Squad

Kenya’s Harambee Stars are set to grace the Afcon finals for the first time since 2004. Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama is slowly making his way back to Tottenham Hotspur’s starting eleven after a long lay-off with injury. The Kenyan captain played a second consecutive game for Mauricio Pochettino’s side when he came in as…

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Legendary Joe Mathenge hospitalized after Collapsing

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Legendary Joe Mathenge hospitalized after Collapsing

Football legend Joe Kadenge is currently admitted at the Nairobi Hospital after suffering a stroke. He was rushed to the hospital by his children after developing complications in his Nairobi residence.Kadenge was admitted at the hospital’s High dependency unit on Thursday afternoon. The 83-year old suffered a stroke in January 2006. The former Harambee Stars player…

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Arsene Wenger : ‘I turned down Real Madrid more than once’

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Arsene Wenger : ‘I turned down Real Madrid more than once’

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits his chances of ever being Real Madrid boss are “over”. But the former Arsenal manager says he has no regrets over turning down the La Liga giants while he was at the Emirates. Wenger left Arsenal last year amid discontent from many fans that the Gunners were no longer…

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Confirmed! Prof. Yussuf Elmi Nominated as Wajir West ODM Candidate

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Confirmed! Prof. Yussuf Elmi Nominated as Wajir West ODM Candidate

The Wajir West seat fell vacant following a successful petition by Sheikh against Kolosho’s 2017 win. Wajir West comprises of the Aljuran and the Degodia clans. Kolosho had contested on an ODM ticket but has since decamped to Jubilee. ODM in a recent tweet, nominated their contender Prof Mohammed Yussuf Elmi. We have nominated Prof….

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KU Lecturers Bag Millions In Compensation After Unwarranted Torture

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KU Lecturers Bag Millions In Compensation After Unwarranted Torture

Justice was served to three lecturers who were arrested in 1982.The High Court has awarded three former Kenyatta University lecturers Sh46 million as damages for torture they underwent after the 1982 attempted coup. The three, Edward Akong’o Oyugi (76), Mr Kamoji Wachira (75) and Mr Joseph Otieno Malo (78) were subjected to degrading treatment, held in…

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Birth Certificates Backlog in Vihiga County blamed on Printer

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Birth Certificates Backlog in Vihiga County blamed on Printer

Vihiga County with a population of about 600,000 people, with only one office dedicated to civil registration, has encountered a crisis of birth certificates issuance, after it was revealed that 18,720 applications were still lying at the headquarters in Mbale. The civil registration office said most of the applications are from candidates who will sit the…

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Mbosso Finds himself some Kenyan Love

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Mbosso Finds himself some Kenyan Love

It seems like Tanzanian artistes have the hots for Kenyan women. Kenyan ladies are arguably the most beautiful in the entire East and Central Africa region. Months before it emerged that Diamond Platnumz is dating Kenyan Tanasha, Alikiba tied the knot with Amina Rikesh, also a Kenyan. Hodari hit artiste Mbosso is currently seeing a…

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The Juicy Details of the Ongoing Men’s Conference

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The Juicy Details of the Ongoing Men’s Conference

February 14, is an important day to the Adam’s species. An important conference is well planned for them, all that is needed of them is their attendance. The meeting is set to start with an opening prayer by one Pastor Wyckomba starting at 7:00am till 9:00 pm. Jaymo ule Mshall be the Master of Ceremony….

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Hilarious reactions rock the net as Kenyan men gear up for their Conference

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Hilarious reactions rock the net as Kenyan men gear up for their Conference

Finally, the long awaited day is here. I kow you think I am talking about Valentine’s day fuss, but you’re wrong. Today the Kenyan Association of Men on Social media shall be attending a conference. Surprised? Don’t be. Incase you are in doubt, wait till I prove you wrong. If you have your plan for…

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Spotlight on Technical University of Mombasa over Misappropriation of Funds

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Spotlight on Technical University of Mombasa over Misappropriation of Funds

A few weeks back we were mesmerized at how a wooden bridge in a county would cost Ksh. 4.5 Million Shillings. Here we are again with Technical University of Mombasa, in what is also raising eyebrows, breached the procurement laws in the manner it procured the suspicious TVs. Auditor General Edward Ouko has questioned how…

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Botched Abortion or Murder? Mwatha’s death details not adding up

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Botched Abortion or Murder? Mwatha’s death details not adding up

 I don’t know about you, but when a press release about Mwatha’s death surfaced, I knew something was a miss. Abortion? Husband in fear of his life? Something was not adding up. So it now turns out that Ms Mwatha had on Tuesday sent a text message to a man believed to have been her…

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Three Cabinet Secretaries under investigation for hefty bribes

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Three Cabinet Secretaries under investigation for hefty bribes

At least three Cabinet secretaries are under investigation for receiving kickbacks from contractors engaged in State projects. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i chaired the meeting that brought together his colleagues James Macharia (Roads), Simon Chelugui (Water), Raychelle Omamo (Defence), 19 principal secretaries, Attorney General Paul Kariuki, Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji, Director of Criminal…

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Revealed! New plot twist as Mary Wambui was Sprinkled Pepper

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Revealed! New plot twist as Mary Wambui was Sprinkled Pepper

The death of Mary Wambui has been taking twists in and out of day. Wambui disappeared on January 26 and her body was found the following day at Courtesy Beach in Juja. On Wednesday her husband, his mistress (Wangui) and one Mr. Mathenge were arraigned in court over Wambui’s murder.  The court however gave investigators…

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