The long-distance runner

Brigid Kosgei breaks world marathon record by 71 seconds

Kenyans must be brimming today after Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe’s world marathon record. This barely a day after Eliud Kipchoge run a marathon distance in under two hours! The record which has stood imperiously for over 16 years, was obliterated by Brigid Kosgei at the Chicago marathon. The 25-year-old Kenyan ran 2:14:03 to beat Radcliffe’s best of 2:15:25 by an astonishing 71 seconds. The whispers all week in Chicago had been ...

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The billionaire smiling

Tanzanian billionaire Mo Dewji recounts 9-day kidnapping ordeal

Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed 'Mo' Dewji had one of the most dramatic stories last year when he was kidnapped for 9 days. The billionaire has now opened up about the painful experience. In a series of tweets, Mo Dewji who is said to be the youngest billionaire in Africa spoke about the nine days he was held captive by the kidnappers. The businessman recounted how he was blindfolded for nine straight days without ...

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KRA to link up with Kenya Power to net new taxpayers

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is now looking to expand its tax base to the pain and frustration of many Kenyans(I know I speak for a lot when I say so). But let's go on with the sad and terrible news. The taxman will use data from other government and private institutions to not only expand its base but also net tax evaders. To raise revenues to the set targets this year, ...

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Man U fortunes dwindle as injured Paul Pogba set to miss Liverpool clash

Manchester United just like Tottenham are having a horrid season and it seems that Paul Pogba is injured. Paul Pogba looks certain to miss next Sunday's crunch clash against Liverpool, with Manchester United medics fearing he could be sidelined until at least the end of October. It was revealed earlier this week that the France midfielder had arrived in Dubai to complete a warm-weather rehabilitation program at the state-of-the-art. Transform Altitude Performance Center ...

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Moses Kuria out in public

Moses Kuria attacked for his cynical attitude about Likoni recovery efforts

Moses Kuria is under fire from a section of Kenyans after his predictions that Mariam Kigenda and her daughter Amanda would never be recovered from the bottom of the Indian Ocean. Kenya Navy and private divers from South Africa, however, recovered the wreckage and bodies of the two victims on Friday, October 11 Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has been left with an egg on his face after Kenya Navy and ...

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Uhuru and Ruto together

President Uhuru Kenyatta under fire from Kenyans after Likoni response

Uhuru Kenyatta finally spoke about the Likoni tragedy that took place 14 days ago, a move that irked most Kenyans. On Saturday, October 12, Kenyatta, through State House spokesperson, Kanze Dena, regretted how the incident had unfolded. "President Kenyatta sends condolence and comfort to the family of John Wambua who lost his wife Mariam Kighenda and daughter Amanda Mutheu in the Likoni ferry tragedy. The President's message of condolence follows the completion of ...

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Chevrolet is the shirt sponsor

Manchester United could lose Chevrolet Sh52 billion shirt deal

Manchester United are not only in dire straits when it comes to their footballing season but it seems that their financial muscle might also be in serious trouble. The club is now searching for a new shirt sponsor with Chevrolet highly unlikely to renew their deal while the club struggle on the field. The American car manufacturer signed a staggering £410million(Sh52 billion) agreement in 2012, when Sir Alex Ferguson was at the ...

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The athlete running

Interesting and fascinating facts about Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge is about to make Kenyans proud with his Ineos 1:59 challenge that is set to take place in Vienna, Austria. However from his running prowess, there are many things that people don't know about the runner. Some of those facts are below, He lost his father when he was young-Eliud Kipchoge, who is the last born of five siblings, has no memory of his father as he died when he ...

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James Nyoro

Kiambu plans to put up Sh300 million five-storey retail market

Kiambu might have had some drama with its current governor but that doesn't mean that the county isn't trying to move ahead with its development agenda, under the leadership of their deputy governor. The county is set to build a Sh300 million five-storey modern market set for completion by end of 2020, deputy Governor James Nyoro says. He said the funds are available and land had been secured in Kiambu town. The ...

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Mesut Ozil might end Arsenal nightmare with Fenerbahce interested

Mesut Ozil has had a tough time under the reign of Unai Emery, the Arsenal manager who took over from Arsene Wenger last season. Arsenal's highest-paid player Mesut Ozil could now be set for a move in January with Fenerbache reportedly interested. Ozil, who moved to the Emirates Stadium from Real Madrid back in 2013, has been frozen out of manager Unai Emery's plans this season. The Arsenal boss has preferred young prospects ...

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