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African Development Bank gives $3.3 billion for integration projects

October 20, 2018

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The bank has earmarked $3.3b to finance the strategy according to a statement from the bank. The strategy will […]

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Wario, two ex-sports officials released on Sh2m bond each

October 19, 2018

Former sports CS Hassan Wario has pleaded not guilty to the loss of Sh55m in 2016 Rio Olympics scandal. While appearing at Mlimani Law Courts, Wario and his two co-accused denied the charges and  were released on Sh2 million bond each. He was charged alongside former sports officials Haron Komen, who served as Director of […]

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Wario, Keino arrested over Sh.55m Rio scandal

October 18, 2018

Kenya’s Ambassador to Austria Hassan Wario and athletics legend Kipchoge Keino were on Thursday arrested after turning themselves in to police over Sh.55 millioio Rio Olympics scandal. Wario (former Sports CS) and Keino surrendered to the DCI as directed by the court on Wednesday. Two other suspects, who responded to the orders, were also arrested. […]

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Harambee Stars inch close to Afcon with 3-0 win against Ethiopia

October 15, 2018

Harambee Stars moved close to booking a place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals with a convincing 3-0 win over Ethiopia in round four of the qualifiers played at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday, October 14. Star striker Michael Olunga, play maker Eric Johanna and skipper Victor Wanyama scored the goals that kept […]

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Dozens killed in Afghan clashes as election nears

October 11, 2018

At least 15 Afghan border police were killed battling Taliban insurgents on Thursday, an official said, as fighting continues ahead of this month’s elections, with 21 Taliban killed in an operation in Wardak, west of the capital Kabul. Amruddin Wali, a member of the provincial council in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan, said 15 members of […]

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Kenyan marathoner Samuel Kalalei gets four-year doping ban

October 11, 2018

Kenyan marathon runner Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last November, has been banned for four years after testing positive for blood-booster EPO, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has said. Kalalei’s urine sample, which was collected after the Rotterdam Marathon in April, had returned positive for EPO. The 23-year-old was provisionally suspended by AIU, […]

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