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Pique says Ronaldo 'prone to diving' after thrilling draw

 Spain defender Gerard Pique accused Cristiano Ronaldo of diving to win a penalty and a crucial free-kick in Friday’s epic 3-3 draw with Portugal and praised his side for battling back after a chaotic week in which coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked. Ronaldo struck the first goal of his memorable hat-trick to put …

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33 Kangumbiri students injured after bus overturns in Nyeri

Thirty three students were seriously injured after a bus they were using overturned at Mukurweini in Nyeri county on Saturday. The students from Kangumbiri Girls’ School were heading home for their mid-term holidays when the accident occurred. “Three girls in critical condition rushed to Mukurweini sub-county hospital,” Kenya Red Cross …

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Uhuru jets back after G7 Summit in Canada

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to land back on Wednesday morning following the G7 Summit in Caanda. Uhuru travelled last Thursday and left the North American county on Tuesday. He attended the meeting on invitation by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Discussions at the summit focused on economic growth, climate …

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Uganda to ban hooded boda boda riders after MP shot dead

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said his government will ban the wearing of hooded jackets while riding motorcycles, in a bid to reduce crime. He made the announcement at the funeral of ruling party MP Ibrahim Abiriga, who was shot dead on Friday by hooded men on motorbikes. The state-owned …

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Court approves Manduku takeover at KPA after case withdrawn

Mombasa High Court has allowed Daniel Manduku to take over as acting MD of the Kenya Ports Authority. Judge Erick Ogola quashed orders stopping his installation following petitioner Emmanuel Kenga’s withdrawal of his suit. Kenga withdrew the application after former MD Cathrine Mturi-Wairi voluntarily resigned on Saturday. He had sought orders …

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Blow to war on graft after court quashes immunity

The war against corruption yesterday suffered a major setback after the High Court quashed a law conferring immunity on Parliamentary investigations. A landmark ruling by Justice John Mativo also nullified a provision protecting MPs from being served court orders in Parliament or halting Parliament’s businesses or decisions. “No proceedings or …

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