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Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0 to extend Premier League lead

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 1,622 total views BY SAMSON MBII/AFP,19TH JAN 2020–Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 16 points with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United in Sunday’s clash at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp‘s side went in front during the early stages through Virgil van Dijk, only to have two goals ruled out later in the first half. However, despite United creating several chances of their own, the Merseyside giants sealed the win in the final seconds through Mohamed Salah, who finally ended his lengthy streak without a goal against United. While Liverpool move…

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I would rather be excused from these BBI campaigns,politicians should avoid insults -DP RUTO

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 3,821 total views BY DPPS/UPESI REPORTER,MACHAKOS,19TH JAN 2020-Deputy President William Rutois asking  politicians campaigning in the name of Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) to stop making him the issue in their rallies. He said the politicians were free to campaign for the document but should leave his name and insults out of their meetings. Referring  to the Bukhungu forum, held in Kakamega Saturday, Dr Ruto said, “I saw yesterday insults formed half of the meeting, there was less mention of BBI than mention of Ruto and his home in Sugoi.” He told…

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Liverpoool is back at Anfield with Man United the visitors with a chance to stretch the lead between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to 30 points

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 1,156 total views,  1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH JAN 2020-Jurgen Klopp‘s men are back at Anfield with Man United the visitors, where a chance to stretch the lead between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to 30 points is on the table. The 1-0 win at Tottenham last time out not only broke the record for the best-ever start to a league campaign across Europe’s five leagues but it also ensured the Reds 14 point advantage atop of the Premier League table remained – with a game in hand. And while Liverpool are forging ahead at record-breaking levels, United…

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Leadership wrangles at UoN persists as student leaders now back Prof. Mbeche

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 4,887 total views BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,19TH JAN 2020-Leadership tussle at the University of Nairobi student  continues with students leaders  now calling upon  the government to expedite the process of picking a new Vice Chancellor. Speaking to the press on Sunday morning, officials of the University of Nairobi Students’ Association (UNSA) maintained that they support the action taken by the CS, further expressing their support for Prof. Mbeche. “Earlier there had been claims that there was mischief in the process of Vice Chancellor appointment…we want to say that this time round that…

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police in lamu thwart attempted attack by 50 suspected Al Shabaab militants

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 4,231 total views BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,19TH JAN,2020-Police in Lamu County have thwarted an attempted attack by at least 50 suspected Al Shabaab gunmen. According to citizen digital,The militants reportedly stormed Pandanguo village on Saturday at about 10pm and engaged reservists in a gun battle before officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) and the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) joined in. The media house further said, the gun battle went on until 3am Sunday morning when the Al Shabaab militants were finally repulsed. Confirming the incident, Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia said the…

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Three shot dead in fierce shootout in Nairobi

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 1,694 total views,  1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH JAN,2020-Three people have been shot dead by Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations who were involved in a fiery shoot-out with suspected robbers along Landhies Road in Nairobi. According to a post shared on DCI’s official Twitter page on Sunday, a tip-off from members of the public helped the police to zero on the group of suspects who were allegedly heading to commit a crime. “We managed to intercept them along Landhies Road where they were challenged to surrender but instead shot…

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Do not use BBI to settle political scores, NGO Council tells leaders

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 568 total views BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH JAN,2020-The National Council of Non Governmental Organizations has urged all Kenyan leaders to unite in the nation as envisaged in the BBI process. “The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI)is good for Kenya because it has the potential to unite the country as opposed to dividing it,” said the council in a statement to newsrooms. The Council lauded the move by the leading western leaders to attend the BBI popularization and sensitization meeting in Kagamega County Saturday, sending clear a signal of unity of purpose around the…

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War on terror :Police arrest 5 terror suspects while carrying out surveillance of kiambu road’s Whisky River pub

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 558 total views  BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,19TH JAN,2020-Police have arrested five terror suspects  who were allegedly  carrying out surveillance of Whisky River, a popular club situated along Kiambu Road, Nairobi. A police report seen by Capital News, states that the suspects were arrested white Toyota Vitz. They were identified as Mohamed Abas Mohamud, a USA citizen, Mohamed Hassan Bario, a Somalia national and Mohamed Adan a Kenyan driver. The others are Hodan Abdi Ismail and Ifrah Mohammed Abshir who are female Somalia nationals. They were all handed to the Anti Terrorism Police…

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