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  • 13 hours Simbas head to Zambia for Victoria Cup CapitalFM -Sports
    The Simbas Silenced Uganda Cranes To Lift The 2019 #ElgonCup Trophy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – The national rugby 15s side heads out to Lusaka on Wednesday ahead of the opening Victoria Cup game against hosts Zambia on Saturday, with the management team retaining the same squad that did ... more
  • 14 hours Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after fight CapitalFM -Sports
    Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after a fight in the United States © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Steve Marcus MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jul 23Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation announced on Tuesday. “Maxim ... more
  • 14 hours Stars to start 2021 journey away to Egypt CapitalFM -Sports
    Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne walks into training during a session at the National Rugby Centre in Marcoussis, Paris on June 13, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Harambee Stars will kick off the road to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021 with an ... more
  • 16 hours Kenya and Botswana open new chapter of cooperation as they sign three key pacts CapitalFM
    The agreements which cover bilateral trade, air transport and ICT were signed at the end of talks held between Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Mokgweetsi Masisi at State House, Nairobi and attended by Deputy President Dr William Ruto/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Kenya and Botswana today signed three key ... more
  • 16 hours City Hall ejects hawkers from City Market as Sonko makes u-turn on earlier directive CapitalFM
    The hawkers resisted the move as they questioned the motive behind their ejection citing a recent directive by Governor Mike Sonko allowing them to sell their products at the market/CFM – JEMIMAH MUENI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – A standoff ensued at Nairobi’s City Market on Tuesday afternoon as ... more
  • 17 hours Chebukati defends Punguza Mizingo signatures, says supporters listed in voters’ roll CapitalFM
    Commission Chairperson Wafula Chebukati (pictured) said in a statement on Tuesday no law compels the poll body to authenticate signatures maintaining that the commission was only verifying that the signatures were from registered voters and that the one million threshold was attained/CFM – FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – ... more
  • 18 hours Bale ‘won’t be leaving’ Real Madrid on loan, says agent CapitalFM -Sports
    Gareth Bale is out of favour at Real Madrid © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 23 – Gareth Bale will not be leaving Real Madrid on loan during the transfer window despite falling out of favour under Zinedine Zidane, his agent said on Tuesday. The Real ... more
  • 18 hours Rotich and Thugge freed on Sh15mn cash bail, ordered to stay away from office CapitalFM
    “The places of work of the accused persons is considered a scene of crime and they should not access them unless accompanied by the Investigating Officer,” the Magistrate ordered/CFM – SAMUEL WANJOHI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge have been ... more
  • 19 hours Lower middle-income earners lead in social media usage – study CapitalFM -Biz
    Facebook and WhatsApp are the most popular among low income users who live in informal settlements/AFP NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Lower middle-income earners are the leading users of social media in Nairobi, a new study reveals. Titled ‘Social Media Consumption; trends and practices’, the study reveals that middle ... more
  • 19 hours Toyota, Prime Bank partner to offer car loans CapitalFM -Biz
    insurance brokers will be able to access loans  while purchasing vehicles that include the Toyota Rush, RAV4, Fortuner and the Suzuki Ertiga, with a repayment period of 36 months/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Toyota Kenya has partnered with Prime Bank in rolling out the New Drive Loan Facility ... more
  • 19 hours Taxi driver accused of molesting minor charged in Mombasa court  CapitalFM
    Fredrick Njenga (pictured), who works for a local taxi-hailing company, appeared before Shanzu Resident Magistrate David Odhiambo on Tuesday after the prosecution amended the charge sheet as ordered by the court last week/CFM MOMBASA, Kenya, Jul 23 – A Mombasa taxi driver who was arrested on Tuesday last week ... more
  • 19 hours CBK confirms shortage of new currency notes CapitalFM -Biz
    CBK Governor confirmed the shortage, especially that of the one thousand shillings note in banks and ATMs/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23- Central bank Of Kenya (CBK) has confirmed that there is a shortage of circulation of the new notes since their introduction in June.  Speaking in a media interview, ... more
  • 20 hours Mobile Money Transfer Service launched in South Sudan CapitalFM -Biz
    The service has been launched through a partnership between Trinity Technologies and Zain which will allow users to deposit, withdraw, transfer money and pay for goods and services across Sudan/FILE. JUBA, South Sudan, Jul 23- South Sudan has joined other African states such as Kenya and Tanzania to introduce ... more
  • 20 hours Hot Girl Summer? More like Skate Gal Summer CapitalFM -LS
    As Tony Hawk says “I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. ‘Action sport’ would be the least offensive categorization.” But have you heard of Surf Ghana? The first ever all girls skate crew destined to pioneer a global movement. Created by Sandy Alibo and ... more
  • 21 hours DPP tells court not opposed to Rotich, Thugge’s bail applications CapitalFM
    Special prosecutor Taib Ali Taib (pictured), the DPP submitted that he was not against National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich, his Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge and other accused being released on bail, as it is their constitutional right/CFM – SAM WANJOHI NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – The Director of ... more
  • 21 hours British pound dips as traders predict Boris Johnson victory CapitalFM -Biz
    Boris Johnson will immediately march into a head-on collision with the 27 EU leaders and his own parliament should he beat his underdog rival, Foreign Secretary Hunt/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 23 – The pound dipped toward recent lows Tuesday, with arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson set to win the race ... more
  • 22 hours Mayweather made ‘special advisor’ to China boxing team CapitalFM -Sports
    US boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr gace an unusually relaxed news conference ahead of his exhibition bout SHANGHAI, China, Jul 23 – Retired superstar Floyd Mayweather has been named “special advisor” to China’s boxing team as they look to improve their medal count at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the ... more
  • 22 hours 3 students accused of planning to poison schoolmate in tussle over boyfriend freed CapitalFM
    The three were released after the school said the case would be handled internally/CFM MAKUENI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Three Form 2 students from Makueni Girls Secondary School arrested by police on Thursday on allegations of hatching a plot to poison a schoolmate over a tussle for a boyfriend ... more
  • 23 hours All Blacks fired up for Springbok World Cup rehearsal CapitalFM -Sports
    “I think it’s going to be a fiery one,” says All Black lock Brodie Retallick — seen here scoring New Zealand’s second try against Argentina on Saturday — of this weekend’s clash with South Africa © AFP / JUAN MABROMATA WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jul 23All Black lock ... more
  • 23 hours Pep blasts ‘false’ report of Man City ‘disrespect’ in China CapitalFM -Sports
    “It’s false”: Pep Guardiola has hit back at a Chinese media report claiming Manchester City had disrespected fans on their pre-season tour © AFP / HECTOR RETAMAL HONG KONG, China, Jul 23Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola blasted a report in Chinese state media as “false” on Tuesday ... more
  • 23 hours CS Rotich, PS Thugge and 8 others deny graft charges in Sh63bn dams’ scandal CapitalFM
    The prosecution has lined up a 10-count charge sheet ranging from abuse of office, engaging in unplanned projects, receiving bribes among other economic crimes/CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich, his Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge and eight others were on Tuesday charged with corruption ... more
  • 24 hours Maraga gives governors, central govt more time to resolve revenue standoff  CapitalFM
    Chief Justice David Maraga (pictured) on Tuesday said the apex court will only hear the matter if that is the only option left/FILE – CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Chief Justice David Maraga has said the Supreme Court is reluctant to hear the Council of Governor’s (CoG) application ... more
  • 1 day Betway among 10 betting firms cleared by KRA, interior ministry to reinstate licenses CapitalFM
    The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has cleared the ten firms for licencing by Betting Control and Licencing Board (BCLB)/CFM – MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – The government is set to reinstate betting licenses for 10 out of twenty-seven firms whose permits had been revoked for failing to ... more
  • 1 day KQ increases frequency of local flights to tap on growing demand CapitalFM -Biz
    Silling has attributed the increase to a hike in demand during the peak travel season that has also led to the increase of flight frequency to Juba and Kigali routes/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23- Kenya Airways has increased its flight frequencies to Mombasa, Zanzibar, and Kilimanjaro for the next ... more
  • 1 day City Hall to convert 3 more streets to one-way traffic lanes CapitalFM
    The streets earmarked for conversion include Banda Street, Accra lane and Gedi lane which are some of the most congested streets in the city/FILE – CITY HALL NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Three more streets in Nairobi’s Central Business District are set to be converted to one-way streets in ... more
  • 1 day Cipriani dropped from England training squad CapitalFM -Sports
    Danny Cipriani in action against the Barbarians in 2015 in one of his few outings for England © AFP/File / ADRIAN DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 22Fly-half Danny Cipriani’s chances of going to the World Cup with England are fading after he was omitted from a 38-man ... more
  • 1 day Hire qualified HR to achieve success in Business – Dr Kirubi CapitalFM -Biz
    HR is at the heart of any organization. You can only become successful in business if you get the right people working for you/MOSES MUOKI. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – To build successful business ventures, business owners and company heads must employ the skills of good human resource managers. This ... more
  • 1 day Ex-KRA DG Njiraini among 11 shortlisted for vacant NLC chairperson post  CapitalFM
    Former KRA Director General John Njiraini (pictured) and former Nyeri Town MP Esther Murugi are among eleven candidates shortlisted for the position of NLC chairperson/FILE – KRA NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – Former Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Director General John Njiraini and former Nyeri Town MP Esther Murugi are ... more
  • 1 day Rape charges against Cristiano dropped CapitalFM -Sports
    Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges in Nevada in connection with an alleged rape a decade ago, prosecutors said © AFP/File / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 23Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape ... more
  • 1 day Senate wants Ouko’s replacement fast-tracked ahead of exit in August CapitalFM
    Ouko (pictured) is set to exit in August at the end of his eight-year term that commenced on August 27, 2011 following his appointment by then President Mwai Kibaki/FILE – OAG NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – With less than a month left for Auditor General Edward Ouko to vacate ... more
  • 1 day Kenya’s Finance chief Rotich due in court Tuesday over corruption CapitalFM
    Treasury CS Rotich when he appeared before Parliament’s Public Investment Committee on January 21, 2014. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23—Kenya’s Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich was set to face charges in court Tuesday in a Sh63 billion corruption investigation, signalling the government’s strongest indication on the resolve to fight ... more
  • 1 day Kenya’s Finance chief Rotich in court to face corruption charges CapitalFM
    Treasury CS Henry Rotich and Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge at the Milimani Law courts holding cells in the basement ahead of their arraignment on July 23, 2019. Photo/CFM. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23—Kenya’s Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich was set to face charges in court Tuesday in a Sh63 ... more
  • 1 day Government to license 10 betting firms after compliance   CapitalFM -Sports
    Betway Country Manager Leon Kiptum hands over sponsorship cheque to Royal Nairobi Golf Club Captain Bernard Mwaura for the Tannahill Shield tournament 2019. Photo/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – The Government is set to license 10 betting firms among them international firm Betway after meeting the set regulations including ... more
  • 2 days CS Rotich and PS Thugge to spend night in police cells, to face charges over dams billions CapitalFM
    CS Henry Rotich and PS Thugge in June during the Budget day. Both will face charges over corruption allegations. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22- Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and his Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge are among more than 10 top government officials who will spend the night in ... more
  • 2 days Section of Rift Valley MPs laud Haji move on dams’ probe as Murkomen cries foul CapitalFM
    MPs Alfred Keter and Joshua Kutuny. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – A section of Members of Parliament have described the move by the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji to approve prosecutions over the dams scandal as a bold move but warned it could turn out to be ... more
  • 2 days Governor Lenku hard-pressed to explain Sh425mn payments in pending bills CapitalFM
    Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku taking an oath at a Senate Committee in Nairobi on July 22, 2019. Photo/NJOKI KIHIU. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22- Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku was on Monday grilled over reports that his county government may have spent Sh425 million to pay fake pending bills. ... more
  • 2 days Murkomen links dams arrests to succession politics CapitalFM
    Senator Kipchumba Murkomen addressing journalists outside the DCI Headquarters in Nairobi where he dismissed the arrests over the dams scandal as ‘mere politics’. Photo/MOSES MUOKI. NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22 – Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has protested the arrest of Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and other top government ... more
  • 2 days Equifax to pay up to $700 mn over data breach: US CapitalFM -Biz
    The data breach at credit monitoring firm Equifax exposed highly sensitive data from tens of millions of consumers AFP/File WASHINGTON, United States, Jul 22 – US credit monitoring agency Equifax agreed to pay up to $700 million in a settlement stemming from a data breach that affected nearly 150 ... more
  • 2 days Libya resumes oil output at largest field after ‘sabotage’ CapitalFM -Biz
    Oil exports are the source of almost all state revenue in Libya, which has the biggest proven reserves of crude in Africa AFP/File TRIPOLI, Libya, Jul 22 – Libya announced the resumption of production Monday at its largest oil field and the loading of crude at a shipping terminal, ... more
  • 2 days Ajax face awkward Champions League qualifier against PAOK CapitalFM -Sports
    Ajax begin their Champions League campaign with a tough qualifier against Greek champions PAOK © AFP/File / JOHN THYS PARIS, France, Jul 22 – Last season’s Champions League semi-finalists Ajax were on Monday drawn to face Greek champions PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round for this year’s group ... more
  • 2 days US firm set to receive Sh1bn from Kenyans wishing to move to America CapitalFM -Biz
    20 Kenyans have begun the process of obtaining the Employment Based Visa (EB-5 Visa), which is issued to applicants who invest at least Sh50 million in American businesses or real estate/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – US-based private equity firm Atlantic American Partners is set to receive applications worth ... more
  • 2 days KCB volleyball team wins Malaba tournament CapitalFM -Sports
    Cherop Mildred in action during the KVF Malaga outing NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) ladies volleyball team were crowned the 2019 Kenya Volleyball Federation Malaba tournament champions after beating Kenya Pipeline 3-0. The Bankers won four matches with a margin of 3-0 to set up ... more
  • 2 days Itumbi charged with authoring false document on Ruto’s alleged assassination plot CapitalFM
    Dennis Itumbi during a past court appearance on the same matter. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – State House Digital director Dennis Itumbi was on Monday charged with authoring a false document on the alleged assassination of Deputy President William Ruto. Itumbi was arraigned before senior Principal Magistrate Kennedy ... more
  • 2 days Muthomi’s fate to be known after 45 days CapitalFM -Sports
    FKF President Nick Mwendwa with his deputy Dorris Petra during the presser. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22 – The fate of beleaguered immediate former Football Kenya Federation (FKF) CEO, Robert Muthomi will be known after 45 days, federation Chief Nick Mwendwa announced on Monday. Mwendwa was speaking when ... more
  • 2 days Fearing Olympic chaos, Tokyo tells workers: stay home CapitalFM -Sports
    Japanese employees spend more hours at the office than workers in almost any other nation. © AFP / Behrouz MEHRI TOKYO, Japan, Jul 22 – Japan’s famously diligent workers spend more hours at the office than employees in almost any other country. But to avoid traffic chaos at next ... more
  • 2 days Pacquiao mulls future after title stunner CapitalFM -Sports
    Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao celebrates after beating US boxer Keith Thurman during their WBA super world welterweight title fight © AFP / John Gurzinski LAS VEGAS, United States, Jul 21 – Father Time may be undefeated, as the old boxing saying goes, but Manny Pacquiao is not going down ... more
  • 2 days Nairobi-based online taxi operators to meet with Matiangi over insecurity CapitalFM -Biz
    The drivers want security policies within the county restructured to ensure proper tracking on insecurity cases/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21- Nairobi online taxi operators are Monday set to meet Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi to discuss emerging security concerns impeding business in the sector. Speaking to Capital News Beat, ... more
  • 2 days CS Rotich, PS Thugge and NEMA boss Wahungu arrested over Sh63bn dams scandal CapitalFM
    CS Henry Rotich and PS Thugge in June during the Budget day. Both will face charges over corruption allegations. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – Top Treasury chiefs have been arrested over the Sh63 billion Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal, following approval of charges against them by the Director ... more
  • 2 days Hyundai Motor sees profit grow in second quarter CapitalFM -Biz
    Hyundai Motor family raises $1.1 bn with stake sale/AFP SEOUL, South Korea, Jul 22 – South Korea’s largest automaker Hyundai Motor saw net profit pick up by almost a quarter in April-June thanks to its sport utility vehicles (SUV) and weak won. Net profit during the period rose 23.3 ... more
  • 2 days US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs CapitalFM -Biz
    China’s President Xi Jinping had a congenial meeting US President Donald Trump at last month’s G20 meeting, but the two sides still appear to be far apart on trade/AFP NEW YORK, United States, Jul 22 – Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains ... more
  • 2 days Obiri shines in 5000 metres in London CapitalFM -Sports
    Obiri shines in 5000 metres in London LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 21 – World Champion Hellen Obiri set the fastest time of the year in the 5000 metres at the London Anniversary Games on Sunday. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fired a warning to her sprint rivals ahead of the world championships in ... more
  • 2 days Why he is taking too long to propose to you for marriage CapitalFM -LS
    1. “Your love is still young” Perhaps lady, you are the one in a rush getting yourself ahead of things. Relax, enjoy being loved. Love is a process. 2. “He doesn’t want marriage” Maybe you’ve been committing yourself to a man who is not even keen on marrying. That’s ... more
  • 2 days Treasury CS Rotich and PS Thugge to face charges over dams scandal CapitalFM
    NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and other top officials are now staring at arrests and prosecutions over the dams scandal that cost the tax payer billions of shillings in dubious payments. Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji said Monday he has approved the arrests ... more
  • 2 days Sanlam partners with Japanese firm to expand its access to the East African region CapitalFM -Biz
    The alliance will allow the Japanese company to position itself as a strong insurance and reinsurance player through its presence in Kenya/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – Financial services group Sanlam Kenya has sealed an agreement with Sompo Holdings, one of the largest insurance groups in Japan. This strategic ... more
  • 2 days Infant rescued from human traffickers at Kenya-Tanzania border CapitalFM
    The three suspects arrested while transporting the baby to Tanzania. Photo/COURTESY KRA. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – Customs officials have burst a human trafficking ring where infants are taken to Tanzania for registration soon after birth. In the weekend incident, two Kenyans and a Tanzanian were arrested at the ... more
  • 2 days Botswana President Masisi due in Kenya for state visit CapitalFM
    Botswana President Eric Mokgweetsi Masisi. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 22 – Kenya and Botswana are seeking to enhance bilateral cooperation, with a state visit Monday of the country’s President Eric Mokgweetsi Masisi. State House Spokeswoman Kanze Dena said several key agreements will be signed by delegations from the two countries, ... more
  • 3 days Bodyguard succumbs to gunshot wound sustained in brawl with colleague CapitalFM
    According to detectives, the bodyguard and driver had a quarrel before turning their guns on each other/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – A police bodyguard assigned to the Meru County Assembly Speaker Joseph Kaberia has succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted on him by his colleague, an armed civilian, ... more
  • 3 days Angry youths storm police post, scold officers over soaring crime CapitalFM
    The youths were reacting to the discovery of the body of a male adult aged 30 14km south of the police post/CFM – FILE KISII, Kenya, Jul 21 – A group disgruntled resident in Kisii stormed a police post on Saturday protesting increasing crime in Magena area in what ... more
  • 3 days KURA mulls Intelligent Transport System to enhance commuter mobility CapitalFM
    KURA announced the system will help enhance traffic efficiency and flow in the capital which mainly relies on traffic marshals to manage congestion © CFM/ FILE – MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has announced plans to implement an Intelligent Transport System ... more
  • 3 days Nick Okoth named in AG provisional squad CapitalFM -Sports
    Abednego Kyalo of KDF delivers a clear under belt punch on Martin Maina of Police in light flyweight final on Saturday during 3rd leg of national boxing league finals at Uwanja wa Mbuzi Mombasa County NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Kenya Defense Forces veteran lightweight Nick Okoth is overly ... more
  • 3 days Kenya’s Okoth retains ABO Welterweight title    CapitalFM -Sports
    Kenya’s Okoth retains ABO Welterweight title NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Kenya’s Dennis ‘Billabong’ Okoth defeated Ronnie ‘Teflon Ron’ Austion to remain American Boxing Organization (ABO) America’s Jr. Welterweight champion’ Okoth, a member of the Kenya junior team to the 2011 Commonwealth Games in the Isle of Man, won ... more
  • 3 days Cricket World Cup final umpire admits ‘error’ CapitalFM -Sports
    England’s Ben Stokes dives to make his ground and the ball deflects to the boundary © AFP / Dibyangshu Sarkar COLOMBIA, Sri Lanka, Jul 21 – The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he ... more
  • 3 days ‘Wow, wow, wow!’ Philippines goes wild for ‘force at 40’ Pacquiao CapitalFM -Sports
    Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao slams a right to the face of American Keith Thurman © AFP / John Gurzinski MANILA, Philippines, Jul 21 – Fans in the Philippines roared their approval and rose to their feet Sunday, imitating the punches of Manny Pacquiao, as they declared that their idol ... more
  • 3 days Zidane a ‘disgrace’ over Bale exit comments CapitalFM -Sports
    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is a disgrace for his treatment of Gareth Bale, says the Welshman’s agent © AFP / AARON M. SPRECHER LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 21 – Gareth Bale’s agent has branded Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane a “disgrace” after the Frenchman revealed that the ... more
  • 3 days Political class would rather have Building Bridges than Punguza Mizigo referendum, analysts say CapitalFM
    KHRC Executive Director George Kegoro (left) cautioned that the political establishment will seek to sabotage the Punguza Mizigo Initiative while constitutional lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo (right) says Thirdway Alliance will need multiple skills to cross the county assembly threshold/CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Debate over the push for a ... more
  • 3 days Digital taxi operators to meet Matiangi on emerging security concerns CapitalFM
    Speaking to Capital FM News on Sunday, Digital Taxi Forum’s Head of Communication Ryan Kanyadong said the drivers want security policies within the county restructured to ensure proper tracking on insecurity cases/FILE – UBER KENYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Nairobi online taxi operators are Monday set to meet ... more
  • 3 days Polio vaccination drive rolled out in 103 public health facilities in Nairobi CapitalFM
    The campaign will also involve a door-to-door campaign that will see the children reached at their households, while mobile teams will also visit churches, mosques, temples and other religious centres in the city/FILE – CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – At least one million children below five years in ... more
  • 3 days Sh250mn Kisumu beautification program faces hurdles over illegal structures CapitalFM
    The Sh250 million World Bank-sponsored beautification project is ongoing with Jomo Kenyatta Avenue, Oginga Odinga and Ang’awa streets among infrastructure in the city set to be remodeled/CFM – OJWANG JOE KISUMU, Kenya, Jul 21 – The ongoing facelift of Kisumu Central Business District has faced opposition from a section ... more
  • 3 days Primary school heads join KUPPET, TSC in rooting for performance-based promotions CapitalFM
    KEPSHA Chairperson Nicholas Gathemia said the alliance of primary school managers will support the teachers’ employer dismissing opposition to performance-based career progression by the Wilson Sossion –led Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) as selfish/FILE – KEPSHA NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – School heads’ associations have joined the Teachers ... more
  • 3 days Duale, Orengo urge county assemblies to reject Aukot’s referendum Bill CapitalFM
    Duale who spoke in his Garissa Township constituency on Saturday said the passage of the Bill will be detrimental to pastoral communities which comprise the majority of his constituents with Orengo telling residents in Siaya the initiators of the referendum Bill did not undertake adequate public participation/CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, ... more
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