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KPL, FKF supremacy FIGHTS hurting flavour of football

What has been a thrilling, generally well organised Kenya Premier League (KPL) season is ending in controversy with decisions and results being made in the boardroom rather than on the field

Several people feared dead in an aborted attack on Pokot herders

Reports indicate that atleast 24 people suspected to be Turkana cattle raiders could have been killed at Yanyang and Lomelo grazing fields, in Akoret division in East Pokot, Baringo County following an aborted attack on Pokot herders on Friday evening.

Ambitious Manangoi lines up Beijing Worlds in his crosshairs

Elijah Manangoi sparked off a butt of jokes when he switched from 400m to 1,500m – before the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, in July.

Moment Richard Branson's spaceship exploded at 45,000ft above desert

This is the moment Sir Richard Branson's spaceship exploded at 45,000ft during a test flight that went disastrously wrong.

KPL honours chase could be over today: If AFC dismantle Sofapaka and Gor stop Muho, then K’Ogalo will retain Cup

KPL honours chase could be over today: If AFC dismantle Sofapaka and Gor stop Muho, then K’Ogalo will retain Cup

Army officer takes charge in Burkina Faso, ousting general

An officer in Burkina Faso's presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff.

Protesting JKUAT students sent home

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has been closed indefinitely following students protest over new fee policy.

First Lady gives Sh15m mobile clinic

First lady Margaret Kenyatta yesterday gave the county a Sh15 million fully equipped mobile clinic donated by Tullow Oil Company.

Woman hangs self after domestic row

A woman was found dead in her house in Bondo Nyironge, Migori County.

Burkina presidential guard number two assumes power

The second in command of Burkina Faso's presidential guard, Colonel Isaac Zida, says on Saturday he has assumed power as head of state during the transition period, saying a similar claim by the army chief is "obsolete".

Magoha's tenure at board extended

University of Nairobi vice-chancellor Prof George Magoha, has been reappointed chairman of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board. Secretary for Health James Macharia, said Magoha will serve for a five-year term together with 16 other members elected to represent different stakeholders.

Suspect in killing of S.Africa national soccer captain arrested

A suspect in the killing of the captain of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested, a spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority said on Friday.

Congo crowd kills man, eats him after militant massacres: witnesses

A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast Congo on Friday before burning and eating his corpse, witnesses said, in apparent revenge for a series of attacks by Ugandan rebels.

Athletics-Marathon champion Jeptoo fails doping test

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday.

Prints and patterns

Prints and patterns are a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe. This season has creative versions of bold brush strokes, timeless animal prints, savvy geometric patterns, stripes and prints on the runways fashion shows.

Tender mbuzi choma ribs

We all love goat meat and for some reason, it always tastes nice from your local ‘nyama choma’ guy. I came up with this recipe on one of my experimental days in the kitchen

Application for a Second Lady

I was touched by my upstairs neighbor's plea for someone to please take her off the singles' shelf.Sadly, I'm already hitched – but then, happily, I remembered the new Marriage Act.

Hard water and your hair

Some people live in areas that have hard water; that means they have to use the same water to wash their hair. Hard water is water that has a high content of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and copper that makes the hair feel rough and dry.

Be wary of depressive symptoms after giving birth

Depression and anxiety are common days after childbirth but time makes the difference between simple post-partum blues and postnatal depression.

Men with misplaced priorities

As I sat on his bed in his one-roomed house, I could not help but notice the unique painting on his wall. It was dangerously slanting on one side, almost giving in to the force of gravity.

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