Hussein Dey arrived in the country on Thursday and were expected to feel the Kasarani pitch Saturday afternoon under the tutelage of coach Mezaine Ighil. Hussein Dey are perched on top of the pool with four points from two games, followed closely by Gor Mahia and Petro Atletico who have three points. Nasr Athlétique de Hussein Dey is based in Hussein Dey, 10km to the east of Algiers. 'SOMETHING FISHY'Club Chief executive Officer Lordvick Aduda on Saturday said that he suspected something fishy, as match commissioner Mamoun Bushara was making unreasonable demands. Coincidentally, that was the facility in which Gor’s opponents Hussein Dey team was putting up in.
February 23, 2019 16:41 UTC
By SAMUEL GACHARIRAMore by this AuthorMathare United snapped their five match winless run in spectacular fashion, leaving it late to beat AFC Leopards 2-0 at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Saturday. Introduced in the second half for Kevin Kimani and Chris Ochieng’, both players made their inclusion count. While Reagan broke the deadlock with only four minutes left, Otieno put the result beyond doubt deep in stoppage time. Then Kimanzi played his second card introducing Otieno for Kimani with 15 minutes left. He later sent Daniel Mwaura into the fray on 85 minutes and a minute later his gamble paid off.
February 23, 2019 15:33 UTC
Vice-Chancellor Peter Mbithi said the postgraduate tracking system (PGTS) is aimed at raising the number of students completing their doctorate degrees to 500 per year. This year, Prof Mbithi said, the system is expected to help 200 students to complete their work. “The postgraduate tracking system is aimed at automating the supervision process for ease of management and follow-up of individual student progress at the research stage,” he said. Prof Mbithi said all units must adopt the use of the system to enhance efficiency in the supervision process, progress and tracking the completion rate. “Oral examination of thesis and projects is an examination process and every appointed member must attend,” he directed.
February 23, 2019 15:33 UTC
The Jubilee administration is committed to changing Kenya’s political path that would see leaders compete on issues, Deputy President William Ruto has said. We had to come up with a national outfit informed by ideas that would transform the country,” the DP said. Read: Embrace diversity to foster national unity - RutoRuto called on all leaders to continue pushing for unity in the country. However, Ruto noted that coffee farmers need to add value to their crop so that better returns can be realised. Read: DP Ruto tells leaders to be honest in unity talksAlso read; Support Building Bridges Initiative, DP Ruto tells church leadersClick here for the latest political news
February 23, 2019 14:15 UTC
Branch secretary-general Isaiah Omondi Saturday said they had agreed on various issues including the promotion of 340 nurses. By GAITANO PESSAMore by this AuthorPatients in Busia can now breathe a sigh of relief after nurses in the county suspended their strike. The over 500 nurses affiliated to the Kenya National Union of Nurses Busia branch will report back to work on Monday following successful talks between union officials and the county government. He urged the county government to sort out contentious issues raised within the grace period to avert another strike in future. We are open to further discussions with the union officials since we don’t want disruption of normal health services in the county’s health institutions,” said Mr Mulomi after signing the return-to-work formula with the officials.
February 23, 2019 14:03 UTC
By BERNARD ROTICHMore by this AuthorBy DENNIS LUBANGAMore by this AuthorSouth Rift's Amos Kirui stunned a star-studded field that included the World Cross Country Championships champion Geoffrey Kamworor to win the senior men's 10km race in the National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on Saturday. Deputy President William Ruto (left) and Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok (right) during the Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on February 23, 2019. Japan-based Keitany and World Cross Country bronze medallist in the junior category Richard Kimunyan were in tow trying to close the gap. Geoffrey Kamworor (left) and other athletes clear obstacles during the senior men 10km race in the Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on February 23, 2019. Keitany said he is going to sharpen his skills ahead of the World Cross Country Championships.
February 23, 2019 13:52 UTC
Turkana pastoralists have protested an increase in the levy on animals at the Lodwar market by the county government. Livestock sales have gone down drastically following the signing of the 2018-2019 Livestock Bill that has increased the levy to above 100 per cent. The pastoralists led by County Livestock Marketing Association chairman Joseph Losuru said the new Bill was drafted without their input. "The new livestock Bill has increased the cost from Sh20 to Sh100 for small animals, Sh100 to Sh250 for camels and cows. Losuru said the Bill also increased the cost levied by the county government for movement of animals and the county Cess fee resulting in heavy losses for the pastoralists.
February 23, 2019 13:52 UTC
Despite recognising concerns over the election, regional and world powers led by South Africa quickly coalesced behind Tshisekedi in hopes of preventing greater instability. Martin Fayulu, a former oil executive considered a favourite, alleged widespread fraud and accused Tshisekedi of collaborating with outgoing president Joseph Kabila. By AFPMore by this AuthorWASHINGTONThe United States has said it will refuse visas to the Democratic Republic of Congo's election chief and top judge on charges that they undermined long-awaited presidential polls. ELECTION PROCESSThe United States said it would refuse visas to five senior figures as well as their immediate family members over "involvement in significant corruption relating to the election process." The United States and other international players had been closely watching the December 30 election, which marked the first peaceful transfer of power in sub-Saharan Africa's most vast country since independence from Belgium in 1960.
February 23, 2019 13:41 UTC
Hellen Obiri reacts after winning the senior women's 10km race in the Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on February 23, 2019. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUPAthletes battle it out during the senior women q0km race in the Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on February 23, 2019. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUPAthletes clear obstacles during the senior women 10km race in the Lotto/Athletics Kenya National Cross Country Championships at Eldoret Sports Club on February 23, 2019. Obiri will be eyeing to win the title in the World Cross Country Championships next month in Denmark. "I have never participated in the 10km cross country and I'm happy with my performance today.
February 23, 2019 13:07 UTC
Toxic alcohol kills 93 in India, hundreds hospitalisedThe victims worked at local tea estates in the region. The death toll could rise further as both officials said some of the afflicted were in a critical condition. Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that state authorities had collated "at least 80" deaths in the districts. Of the estimated five billion litres of alcohol drunk every year in India, around 40 percent is illegally produced, according to the International Spirits and Wine Association of India. Many Indian states have implemented or pushed for prohibition, which, according to critics, further increases the unsupervised manufacture and sale of alcohol.
February 23, 2019 12:56 UTC
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February 23, 2019 12:33 UTC
By AFPMore by this AuthorGUWAHATINinety-three workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials said Saturday, in the latest case of alcohol poisoning in the country. The deaths in Assam state came less than two weeks after tainted liquor killed about 100 people in the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that state authorities had collated "at least 80" deaths in the districts. Cheap, locally made liquor is common in parts of rural India and bootleggers often add methanol, a highly toxic form of alcohol sometimes used as an anti-freeze, to their product to increase its strength. Hundreds of mainly poor people die each year in the South Asian country from tainted liquor, which normally costs just a few US cents a bottle.
February 23, 2019 12:22 UTC
According to the document, whereas a white senior sergeant, for instance, took home Sh16 monthly, an African soldier of the rank was paid only Sh5. A white corporal was paid Sh12 while an African of the same rank got only Sh4, the document shows. The second world war broke out on September 1, 1939, when German's Adolf Hitler invaded Poland from the west. Two days later, France and Britain declared war on Germany, beginning World War II. Read: UK's Sh2.6b payout is peanuts compared to Italy's Sh420b to LibyaSee also: More Mau Mau fighters seek payout from UKClick here for the latest political news
February 23, 2019 12:11 UTC
Oduor scored an impressive A plain of 81 points and saw this as a turning point in his life, having lost both parents at an early age. In an interview with a local daily, Oduor spoke of his strong passion for flying and asked well-wishers to assist him in making his dream come true. He currently works in Nakuru at a Jua Kali yard where he does a number of menial jobs to make ends meet. Her mother suffered depression and is currently under the care of her uncles, while her dad is a drunkard. The trick worked anyway and I passed my KCSE exam, attaining a mean grade of A-minus despite the challenges,” narrated Rono.
February 23, 2019 12:00 UTC
Leaders dismiss Kuria on presidency, vow to back RutoDeputy President William Ruto (Right) with Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and other leaders during a past State of Nation Address in Parliament. It was Gatundu North MP Moses Kuria who stirred the hornet nest by pitching for his own candidacy. Waiguru was the first to hit out at Kuria, saying that he was not an option in 2022 politics. Waititu also disowned Kuria, saying though he was from Kiambu, the MP had no capacity to steer the nation. We are just waiting for the time to support Ruto,” he said.
February 23, 2019 11:48 UTC