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Rampant Madrid ease Basel aside in their Champions League Group B opener

Holders Real Madrid chased away some of their early-season blues when Gareth Bale scored the pick of the goals in a 5-1 rout of FC Basel in their Champions League Group B opener on Tuesday.

Borussia Dortmund beat Arsenal 2-0 in Champions League

Borussia Dortmund comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 to launch their Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance that saw them overwhelm their error-prone opponents on Tuesday.

SOLITARY VICTORY: Kenya finish 11th in IRB Women's 7s world series in Hong Kong

Kenya finished 11th overall at the IRB Women's Sevens World Series qualifiers in Hong Kong after beating Mexico 55-0 to post their solitary win of the competition. They had earlier lost their

Investigate Kakamega pupils' murder mystery

Between January and September this year, three girls aged between six and 12 have been killed under unclear circumstances in Kakamega, with two of the bodies being found dumped at the same site.

Education is still too costly for majority of poor families

Deputy President William Ruto has expressed concern at the high number of students who drop out of school in the arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya.

YEARNING FOR VICTORY: Gor Mahia seeking to beat Ulinzi to go top of KPL today

Can Gor Mahia reclaim their top position in the Kenyan Premier League (KPL)? This will be the big question when the club hosts Ulinzi Stars at City Stadium today.

KPL: Tusker accuse Gor Mahia of 'economic sabotage’

Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Tusker have taken issue with Gor Mahia fans for allegedly gaining free entry into the stadium during their match on Sunday at Kasarani.

KENYA IN POOL B: Paul Treu’s boys drawn with SA, Wales and Amercan Samoa

Kenya have been drawn in Pool B for the season-opening Gold Coast Sevens taking place at the Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia on October 11-12.

Predicting exam questions

Even as students prepare for exams, it is not always easy to read all your notes and remember everything. That is why it is important to narrow down the topics that are likely to be tested.

State cracks down on 'rogue' LPG operators

The State has shut 11 illegal cooking gas refilling plants in Nairobi as it moves to clamp down on unlawful Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) business.

Safaricom prepares for battle, sets date for new Mpesa network

The stage is set for deployment of the long-awaited Safaricom’s new M-Pesa system, raising stakes in the ongoing battle between the mobile phone service provider and a slew of new entrants in the mobile money transfer business led by Equity Bank.

Hidden tales behind unwanted pregnancies and botched abortions

During my recent tour of Nairobi City’s maternity facilities in support of the Beyond Zero campaign aimed at preventing mothers from dying while giving life, I bumped into a colleague, a senior midwife, who I will call Nasimiyu for ease of reference.

'Dead beat' parents exposed on social media

Social media sites enable people all over the world to connect socially, interact, share and discuss information about each other and their lives. With time, however, online networking has evolved and people have became more creative.

Row between TSC and ministry rages on

A vicious battle that could wrestle management of schools and 280,000 tutors from the teachers' employer is raging even as unions threaten to call a strike over allowances and pay.

Ruto told to act on conflicts within URP

Deputy President William Ruto has been challenged to put his house in order following Monday’s public confrontation between his party’s Aden Duale and Isaac Ruto.

Uhuru: World ignored Africa in time of need

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for concerted efforts in the fight against Ebola.

Climate change experts take on weatherman for turning a blind eye to farmers' needs

The Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) has been accused of neglecting the agriculture sector.

CID boss: Government targeting madrassas

Criminal Investigations Director Ndegwa Muhoro now says the Government is investigating Islamic religious schools known as madrassas and not mosques.

Editorial Cartoon 17.09.2014

Editorial Cartoon 17.09.2014

Africa Union told to develop Ebola response action plan

An international health organisation has called on the African Union (AU) to develop a strategic plan to tackle the Ebola epidemic.

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