By AFPMore by this AuthorPARISParis Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his deal with the French Ligue 1 champions through to June 2021, the club announced on Saturday. The news cuts short speculation that PSG's Qatari owners would fire Tuchel and hire outgoing Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri. "I'm delighted to extend my contract and commitment to Paris Saint-Germain," Tuchel said. Nasser al-Khelaifi, Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO, praised Tuchel's energy and modus operandi. PSG had been desperate to make progress in Europe after being knocked out of the Champions League last 16 in back-to-back seasons under Emery.
May 25, 2019 12:11 UTC
The sprawl of buildings that comprise the Los Angeles Convention Center has nothing to recommend it. For several hours I troll the pamphlets and tomes beneath the fluorescent glare, half excited, half revolted. Everyone craning to spot a star, a star's car, the turd the star's sharpei left behind. The crowd is equal parts fake porn star breasts, coke dealers, and starry-eyed adolescent girls dressed to seduce, suddenly the burkha makes beautiful sense. at a movie star twenty yards away.
May 25, 2019 12:11 UTC
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has admitted that Liverpool's Champions League defeat was the only nightmare he encountered during his first reign as the captain of the club. "I had a great first season as captain, apart from the Liverpool game," Messi told reporters. "We reacted well, then they [Liverpool] scored the second goal and we didn't compete, the worst thing is that we didn't compete. Lionel Messi also threw his weight behind their manager Ernesto Valverde, saying the tactician 'he was practically blameless for what happened with Liverpool'. We knew that we couldn't repeat what had happened last season, and yet it happened again," Messi added.
May 25, 2019 12:06 UTC
(News24)Fellow South Africans,I stand before you having just taken the oath to be President of our beautiful country South Africa. As South Africa, we are honoured and deeply humbled by the presence here of leaders from across the African continent. Today, we declare that our progress as South Africa depends on – and cannot be separated from – the onward march of our beloved continent Africa. New dawnThrough the irrefutable power of the ballot on 8 May, South Africans declared the dawn of a new era. You, the people of South Africa, have sent them, and you have sent me, as your President.
May 25, 2019 11:48 UTC
Court detains suspects for killing and inserting a walking stick into a disabled woman's genitalsA Machakos court has issued orders to have four murder suspect be detained at Machakos GK prison until 11th June when the case will be mentioned in Machakos high court The four are linked to the murder of Esther Wavinya 32-years-old from Kalama location who is disabled. Wavinya was brutally killed and her walking stick forcefully inserted into her private parts. The four are Eunice Mueni,Danson Sila, Sam kioko and David Mwendwa are linked to the brutal murder where the state prosecutor told the court they got concrete evidence to link the four to the murder. 5 hours ago
May 25, 2019 11:26 UTC
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has gifted himself a McLaren Senna hyper-car valued around KSh 99 million (£750,000). The former Real Madrid and Manchester United forward acquired the machine few weeks after reportedly buying the world's most expensive car worth £9.5 million. He remains the most successful player in the history of Champions League with five titles from two clubs - Manchester United and Real Madrid. The 34-year-old has also won league titles every country he has played except at Sporting CP where he started his career. TUKO.co.ke earlier reported Ronaldo has now been crowned player of the year across three of Europe's top five leagues.
May 25, 2019 11:08 UTC
Strong sea currents sweep over 100 fishermen from Tanzania into Kenyan watersOver 100 fishermen from Pemba in Tanzania were swept by strong sea currents and landed in Kenya territorial waters. They are now currently at the Fisheries landing site of Kilifi county. Kenya Coast Guard services are on high alert. 9 hours ago
May 25, 2019 10:52 UTC
Ms Rotich talks about the decision to close down Revolving Fund Pharmacies RFPs in Uasin GishuThe decision to close down Revolving Fund Pharmacies (RFPs)is expected to affect over 7000 patients suffering from diabetes, mental health and blood pressure in Uasin Gishu County. However, the Chief Executive Committee in charge of health, Ms Evaline Rotich, has come out to defend the decision by the cabinet to close down all RFPs in all the sub-county hospitals in the county. 8 hours ago
May 25, 2019 10:41 UTC
Facebook could launch its own cryptocurrency 'as early as next year'Move over Bitcoin. Facebook is reportedly gearing up to launch its own cryptocurrency called GlobalCoin as soon as next year. "Like many other companies Facebook is exploring ways to leverage the power of blockchain technology," the company said. It would not be the first time the social network has tried its hand at a digital currency. However, the US Senate and Banking committee has expressed concern about reports of Facebook entering the digital currency business.
May 25, 2019 10:18 UTC
By AFPMore by this AuthorWashington,The United States said it was deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to counter "credible threats" from Iran in a move denounced by Tehran on Saturday as "a threat to international peace". "We want to have protection in the Middle East," Trump told reporters as he prepared to set off on a trip to Japan. "We're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective," Trump added. Pentagon officials said the move was necessary after multiple threatening actions and several small-in-scope attacks in May by Iranian forces, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, and "proxy" forces. "We view this as a campaign," Gilday told reporters.
May 25, 2019 10:18 UTC
Mr Hancock said the party needed a "leader for the future not just for now", capable of appealing to younger voters. Announcing his candidacy, Mr Hancock ruled out a snap general election in order to resolve the Brexit stalemate. Mrs May confirmed on Friday that she will resign as party leader on 7 June, but will continue as PM while the leadership contest takes place. Instead, he said his focus would be on getting a Brexit deal through the current Parliament and "levelling" with MPs about what this would mean for the UK. CONSERVATIVESMost bookmakers have Mr Johnson as favourite, in front of former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Environment Secretary Michael Gove, who has yet to declare his hand.
May 25, 2019 09:56 UTC
East African Portland Cement appoints acting Managing DirectorA worker at the East Africa Portland Cement factory. The Company has appointed Stephen Nthei has acting Managing Director [File, Standard]East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) has appointed Mr Stephen Kyalo Nthei has acting Managing Director for the company with effect from 20th May 2019.Nthei replaces Simon Peter Ole Nkeri who was sacked by the company’s board on Monday. Nthei, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 20 years’ working experience in diverse sectors and institutions including Ernst & Young, Central Bank of Kenya and Kenya Petroleum Refineries. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (accounting option, first class) and an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration. As at December 2018, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics put Bamburi’s market share at 33 per cent followed by Mombasa Cement at 16 per cent, East African Portland Cement Company at 15 per cent and Savannah Cement 15 per cent.
May 25, 2019 09:56 UTC
By CELLESTINE OLILOMore by this AuthorRed-hot Rwandan striker Jacques Tuyisenge is set to exit Gor Mahia at the end of this season if K'Ogalo accept a Sh15 million bid tabled by Angolan side Petro Atletico. Petro Atletico, who played K’Ogalo in the Caf Confederation Cup group stage this season, have tabled a jaw breaking deal worth Sh15 million in a bid to lure Tuyisenge to the Angolan capital. In addition to this amount, Petro have also committed to paying 20 percent of proceeds from any future sales of the player. Besides Petro, the soft spoken Rwandan captain has also been linked with Tanzanian giants Simba and Congolese heavyweights AS Vita. He is however bound to Gor by a contract which runs up to January next year.
May 25, 2019 09:56 UTC
Government to vet expatriates in the tourism and hospitality sectorTourism CS Najib Balala. Cabinet Secretary for tourism and wildlife Najib Balala said jobs to be taken by the foreigners must those that the hotel industry has been unable to fill using locals. Hotels will be required to submit up-to date returns on foreigners they employed as expatriates to the team dubbed “Work Permit Vetting Committee for Tourism and Hospitality Sector”. But even as they vet the foreigners, Balala said in a gazette notice published on Friday that the committee is to encourage exchange programs for locals and vice versa for exposure with the expatriates. Vetting of expatriates is one of the strategic areas the government listed as a priority in its bid to revamp the tourism sector.
May 25, 2019 09:44 UTC
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she announces her resignation outside 10 Downing street in central London. (Tolga Akmen, AFP)The starting gun in the race to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's Conservative Party was fired as she resigned on Friday morning. And so, with five months to go to the Brexit deadline, Britain's governing Conservative party is holding a leadership election. It was revealed he bought a series of luxury apartments thanks to a substantial discount from a property developer who was a major Conservative party donor. She's currently 50/1 to be the next Conservative party leader.
May 25, 2019 09:22 UTC