Kenya has moved up two places to position 114 in the latest Fifa ranking released yesterday. Kenya’s Harambee Stars didn’t play this month during the Fifa match days and have lost two games since Bobby Williamson was appointed coach. They lost 3-0 to Morocco and 1-0 to Egypt. Harambee Stars were due to play Iran this month but the match failed to take off after FKF demanded hefty financial sums from the Iranians hence the game was called off. Kenya has been on a downward spiral in the Fifa ranking since August after rising to number 95 in July. The latest standings puts Kenya on 271 points...
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It was an entertaining day of family fun at the Ngong racecourse during the triple horse racing derby sponsored by Mara Wines on Sunday afternoon. The Mzee wa Pwani, Tankard, and the Mara Wines Cup trophies were up for grabs in a afternoon of thrilling races. Lesley Sercombe won the Mzee wa Pwani race while James Kultiang took the Mara Wines Cup. In attendance was Capital Club's head sommelier Brilliant Mathelumusa and Screaming Reels Productions Ann Abercromby-Dick.
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The court decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, is affecting Kenyans living in the United States. Musician and actor Silas Mwenda , who lives in Denver, Colorado, told Word Is: “Over the weekend, I had a show in St Louis Missouri, just where the riots broke on Monday after the grand jury announcement. Many black people in the area were very angry; they rioted the whole night burning police cars, breaking into stores and burning houses. The following morning I had a flight back to Denver and when I went to the airport the business was not...
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At the rate videos are going viral these days, I reckon that headline was a bit ambiguous. If matatu touts are not busy stripping our women on the streets, our Ugandan neighbours have woes regarding childcare nannies. THAT is the video I want to talk about. The Ugandan video that went viral last week and invoked feelings of anger in very many. If you haven’t watched the video, it’s a hidden ‘nanny cam’ that was strategically placed in a home to record what the child’s nanny gets up to all day with the child. The father of the little girl in the video decided to have one installed after he...
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REAL estate company Home Afrika said yesterday it planned to raise Sh900 million with a five-year fixed rate bond, to fund three projects across the country. Home Afrika said the note would have an interest of 13.5 per cent and would be on sale between November 27 and December 10. It will start trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange on December 19. Separately, CFC Stanbic has floated a Sh5 billion bond to fund its expansion drive. The bank is targeting Sh4 billion in the first tranche which it plans to sell in the next two weeks. CFC Stanbic is offering a 12.5 fixed interest on the t...
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