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AFCON 2019:Uganda hit DRC 2-0 in Cairo

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1,997 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,22ND JUNE 2019-Uganda Cranes on Saturday  begun  their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tittle race  with  victory   Democratic Republic of Congo  2-0  in an entertaining  Group A match staged  at the Cairo International Stadium . The victory, courtesy of Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi’s headed efforts, took Uganda top of Group A with three points, with hosts Egypt, who edged Zimbabwe 1-0 a day earlier, second on goal difference. Kaddu’s glancing header off a Faruku Miya corner on 15 minutes was the first…

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Jubilee secretary general Raphael Tuju in trouble as A section of legislatures asks him to resign

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2,174 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE 2019- A section of Jubilee members of parliament have asked  the Party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju to either resign or be sacked.They accuse Tuju of  allegedly fueling division within the ruling party. The Mps who are allied to Deputy President William Ruto’s faction dubbed ‘tanga tanga’ claim Tuju was a key member of the ‘Stop Ruto movement’. The legislators cited an audio clip doing rounds on social media, featuring voices suspected to be those of Tuju and Kiambu politician George Nyanja. “We…

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President Uhuru hosts Harvard professors on a mission to learn from his outstanding leadership style

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1,961 total views, 1 views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday hosted a unique group of visitors who are in the country to learn from his vision for the economic growth of Kenya and the wider African continent. From 2015, the President and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta have regularly hosted at State House successive groups of students on mentorship under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES). But unlike the secondary school students who are still in the early stages of education, last night’s visitors are the cream of the academic…

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A light aircraft crash lands in Kwale

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1,878 total views, no views today BY UPESINEWS  REPORTER,22ND JUNE 2019-A light aircraft on Saturday afternoon crash-landed at Matuga in Kwale County upon developing mechanical problems. The small Cessna Plane carrying one foreigner  when it crashed . Confirming the incident, Deputy Commissioner Isaac Keter said the plane registrations 5Y-WCA coming from Chyulu Hills and was heading to Ukunda airport in Diani. Keter said that the South African pilot flying the aircraft sustained minor injuries and is currently receiving treatment. The  cause of the crash has not yet been established.  

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War on terror : Police shoots dead 3 Al Shabaab terrorists in Garissa

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646 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE 2019-Police in Garissa county  have shot and killed three Al Shabaab terrorists after a raid at a Border Patrol Unit (BDU) in Garissa County on Friday night. Confirming  the incident ,Police Spokesman Charles Owino said the attack occurred at Yumbis in Fafi Constituency last night, when Al Shabaab militants crossed over from Somalia. They are reported to have destroyed a communications mast that serves the region, before they launched the attack at the police unit, leading to a fierce shoot out.…

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Plans to merge universities are deemed to fail-Governor Mutua

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480 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE,2019-Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua says the proposed  shut down or merge of  some universities across the country as spearheaded by education Cabinet Secretary prof George Magoha will fail . Mutua said such a move would be disastrous to the country’s economy and punitive for millions of young Kenyans who are thirsty for university education. Through a statement sent to the press on Saturday ,the  governor has recommended that existing universities be strengthened, and many other campuses opened to bridge the growing demand…

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No Mane, no problem, says Senegal coach ahead of Tanzania clash

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711 total views, no views today BY AFP,CAIRO ,22ND JUNE 2019-Powerful Senegal will launch their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo Sunday without Liverpool star Sadio Mane, but coach Aliou Cisse is unconcerned. The 27-year-old forward is serving a one-match ban after being yellow-carded twice during qualifying for the biennial showcase of African football. “His absence should not in any way bother us,” stressed Cisse, who was part of the Senegal team that finished runners-up to Cameroon in the 2002 Cup of Nations, their best showing. “Certainly…

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Efforts to repossess Weston hotel land begins as KCAA moves to court

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854 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE 2019-The proprietors of the weston Hotel along Langata Road in Nairobi and  Kenya Civil Aviation KCAA may just be headed for another big fight over the land in which the hotel is built. This is  after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority  begun   demanding its land back. The move  follows the National Lands Commission (NLC) determination that KCAA is the rightful owner of the parcel of land on which the four-star hotel sits. The commission had  in its initial determination   directed both parties…

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