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Eliud Kipchoge: Advice to my younger self

October 13, 2019

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, celebrates after a successful attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2019. REUTERS Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna, breaking the coveted barrier with a staggering 1:59:40 run at the Austrian capital. Following previous victories […]

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2 dead as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

October 12, 2019

The storm has damaged houses in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture [Jiji Press/AFP] Two men have been killed and more than six million people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital, Tokyo, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. Typhoon Hagibis, which means “speed” in the Philippine […]

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The marathon: Five milestones of a legendary race

October 12, 2019

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the finish line during his attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2019. REUTERS By AFP First run in Athens in 1896 in just under three hours, the marathon has become the classic challenge for thousands of runners around […]

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Kipchoge becomes first man to run Marathon in under 2hrs

October 12, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line Finally Eliud Kipchoge makes history By Mkarimu Media, Vienna, Austria. Eliud Kipchoge has completed the INEOS challenge Marathon clocking 1:59:40 to become the first marathoner under the sun to run a marathon in under two hours. The 34 year old world marathon record holder missed the mark by 26 […]

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LIVE PHOTOS:Kipchoge’s INEOS159 challenge

October 12, 2019

By Mkarimu Media   Vienna, Austria Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge on the pace to try to run a marathon under two hours that has become a coveted barrier for the athletics fraternity. Kipchoge requires to shave 26 seconds off his fastest ever 42-km-run from a previous attempt of this nature where he clocked 2:00:25 at […]

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Cohen’s widow granted Ksh2m bail under strict conditions

October 12, 2019

Tob Cohen’s widow, Sarah Wairimu has been released on two million cash bail or four million shillings bond and two sureties. However, before Wairimu pays bail or bond she must provide testimonials of her upkeep to secure her release. Lady Justice Stella Mutuku granted the bail Friday but ordered that Wairimu should not contact Cohen’s […]

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US Based FAA directs Kenya Airways to inspect its Fleet of Aircrafts

October 11, 2019

By AGENCIES The Federal Aviation Administration has recently written to Kenya Airways and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority to inspect their fleet of Boeing 737 new-generation aircraft. This is because of the problems that have been detected on this particular type of aircraft. The directive may lead to some planes being out of service and therefore […]

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Likoni tragedy: ill-fated car finally retrieved

October 11, 2019

The car thag plunged into the Indian Ocean 13 days ago has been retrieved. Their vehicle with registration number KCB 289C was lifted from the Indian Ocean a few minutes after 4pm on Friday. A crane was used to lift it out of the water as Red Cross officials prepared to take the bodies to […]

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Facebook to flag fake news in Kenya

October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019 Facebook has included Kenya in a list of 10 African countries in a project that aims at ensuring false stories are not posted on its platform. Feedback from the Facebook community is one of many signals Facebook uses to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers for review. Local articles will be fact-checked […]

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Silverstone plane skids off at Wilson Airport during takeoff

October 11, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Two passengers were on Friday morning injured after an aircraft they were in crash-landed minutes after take off. Reports indicate that flight 5Y-IZO operated by Silverstone Air was leaving Nairobi for Lamu skidded off the runway. The casualties were rushed to Nairobi Hospital for medical attention. The plane had 5 crew members […]

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