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Arsenal sacks Unai Emery 

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Soccer Football – Europa League – Group F – Arsenal v Eintracht Frankfurt – Emirates Stadium, London, Britain – November 28, 2019 Arsenal manager Unai Emery looks dejected REUTERS Arsenal fans got their wish on Friday as the Premier League club confirmed they had sacked Unai Emery after overseeing their worst start to a season […]

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EAC launches $11m programme to tackle insecurity

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EU ambassador to Tanzania Manfredo Fanti (left) confers with EAC Secretary General Liberat Mfumukeko in Arusha, Tanzania on November 27, 2019. PHOTO | FILBERT RWEYEMAMU | NMG The East African Community (EAC) has launched a joint programme to address regional and cross border security. The 10-milion euros (about $11 million) programme, funded by the European […]

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Kenya signs global deal to end tax avoidance among multinational firms

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The convention allows international collaboration initiatives to end tax avoidance among multinational firms under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. PHOTO |COURTESY Kenya has signed a multilateral convention to end tax avoidance among multinational firms as part of the ongoing national efforts to strengthen the country’s bilateral tax treaties. Judi Wakhungu, Kenya’s ambassador to France said she […]

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Prime minister position, new IEBC among main BBI’s proposals

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President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) greets opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition after addressing a news conference at the Harambee house office in Nairobi, Kenya March 9, 2018. PHOTO/FILE A Prime Minister’s slot, a mixed cabinet, and allocation of more resources to county governments are among key recommendations contained in the […]

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Next phase of Trump impeachment hearings set for December 4

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US President Donald Trump has been invited for impeachment hearing. PHOTO | SAUL LOEB | AFP Washington, The House Judiciary Committee said Tuesday it would begin hearings on December 4 in the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, inviting the US president and his lawyer to attend. Lawmakers in the Democratic-led House […]

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BBI proposes IEBC reformation

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Reconstructing Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is among the changesproposed by The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce. The changes are meant to enhance the capacity of IEBC in order to deliver free and fair elections. The report proposes to remove all the current commissioners from the office and establish a new team ahead of […]

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Wada seeks four-year Russia ban over false doping data

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The logo of World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) at the headquarters of the organisation in Montreal. PHOTO | MARC BRAIBANT | AFP By AFP A key World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) panel has recommended Russia be barred from all sporting competition for four years after accusing Moscow of falsifying laboratory data handed over to investigators, the global […]

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Half of Kenyan workers earn below $300 a month

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By BUSINESS DAILY The number of Kenyans earning below Ksh30,000 ($300) per month has risen to nearly half of the total employed workers captured in government records, laying bare the extent of income inequality. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) data, set to be released next week, will show that the number of salaried […]