Brendan Rodgers signs a new contract at Leicester City

6th December 2019

Leicester City have confirmed that manager Brendan Rodgers has signed a new contract to keep him at the King Power Stadium until June 2025. Rodgers was appointed Leicester City manager in February 2019 and has overseen 17 wins out of 26 League games. The previous deal was to run until 2022 and the foxes are […]

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Everton sack manager Marco Silva

6th December 2019

Everton FC have sacked manager Marco Silva after losing 5-2 to Merseyside rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. The result left Everton in the relegation zone and the club announced Silva’s sacking on Thursday bringing to an end the Portuguese tactician’s 18th month stay at The Goodison Park. In a statement, Everton FC said:’’Everton Football […]

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Chelsea’s transfer ban has been reduced

6th December 2019

Chelsea‘s transfer ban has been reduced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and will be allowed to sign players in the upcoming January transfer period. The West London Club were found guilty of failing to protect minors from trafficking, illegally registering players and prohibiting third party influence on players. The club was fined £467,000 […]

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An unhappy return for Jose Mourinho

5th December 2019

Jose Mourinho made an unhappy return to Old Trafford to face his former club Manchester United as his team lost 2-1. Marcus Rashford scored both goals for the Red Devils and Dele Alli scored Tottenham’s only goal.  The result moved united into the top six leapfrogging Mourinho’s Spurs.

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Explore the effects of New Public Management administrative reforms of the 1980s in developing countries of Africa

5th December 2019

Introduction New Public Management (NPM) is defined as a new approach to running of government, public institutions and agencies at both national and sub-national level. The term was first used by academics in Australia and United Kingdom to describe approaches which developed during 1980s as part of an effort to make public service more businesslike […]

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KWALE COUNTY GOVERNMENT MUST PROVIDE BASIC SERVICES TO AFFECTED MINING COMMUNITIES

5th December 2019

Justice demands that those who use resources give back due reward to the providers or custodians of the resources. This is the wisdom behind the concept of benefit sharing. The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 requires natural resources to be used for the benefit of the people of Kenya and obliges the state to ensure sustainable […]

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In what ways is the current devolved system of government in Kenya different or similar to Majimbo system of government at independence?

5th December 2019

The 1963 Constitution introduced a government structure made up of 8 provinces which are: Nyanza Province, Coast Province, Rift Valley Province, North Eastern Province, Eastern Province, Nairobi Province, Central Province and Western Province.   Majimbo or regionalism was a decentralized form of government which was adopted by Kenya at independence.  The system divided Kenya into […]

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Juventus Midfielder Sami Khedira to be sidelined for up to three months

4th December 2019

Juventus have announced that midfielder Sami Khedira will be out for up to three months after undergoing a successful surgery on his left knee on Wednesday. Successful knee surgery for Khedira: https://t.co/z9ObjgznYU pic.twitter.com/WqUb2RLzer — JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) December 4, 2019 Juventus had earlier announced that the Germany international would travel to Augsburg for the arthroscopic cleaning […]

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Why Victor Wanyama is yet to play for Spurs under Jose Mourinho

4th December 2019

Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Victor Wanyama has not earned playing time due to fitness issues. The Portuguese tactician was recently appointed after the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettinho. He has managed 3 matches, and Victor Wanyama hasn’t featured any of them. “He (Victor) is fine and has no problems at all. But one thing is […]

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Dr. Margaret Nyakango confirmed as new Controller of budget

4th December 2019

Dr. Margaret Nyakango has been confirmed as the new Controller of Budget (CoB). She now becomes the second person in Kenya to hold that important office.  Dr. Margaret Nyakango told the vetting committee that she is worth Ksh. 68 million and half of that is made up of her marital home. Previously, Dr. Nyakango worked […]

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Egerton University closed indefinitely over student protests

4th December 2019

Egerton University students went on rampage earlier today after the institution’s administration threatened to defer students who paid school fees after the closure of its online portal weeks ago. https://twitter.com/Emarely/status/1202166271820935168 Through the Chairman of Egerton Students Council Henry Mulyungi, the students demanded the reopening of the student’s portal for them to pay fees and register […]

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Jose Mourinho to make Old Trafford return as Tottenham boss

4th December 2019

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is set to return to Old Trafford tonight as his side face Manchester United tonight in the English Premier League. Mourinho was sacked by Manchester United in December last year following a bust up with some players at the club. He was replaced by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Portuguese […]

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Two dreadful events in my life

4th December 2019

I remember one hot afternoon in 1999 when I was out grazing my father’s cows at a nearby stream in our rural village. This was a compulsory chore for all boys especially during weekends and school holidays. In our household, one other thing was compulsory: going to school every day without fail unless there is […]

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Our editor-in-chief was a trouble maker when he was a child

4th December 2019

View this post on Instagram This picture was taken on 3rd July, 1996. I am feature here with my sis Kemuma. My father was the cameraman. My love for cameras stretches back to this time. I can vividly remember one day I removed an already used film from my father's Kodak camera just out of […]

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Sami Khedira to undergo Surgery

3rd December 2019

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is set to undergo a surgery on Wednesday in a bid to resolve a knee injury. He missed the 2-2 draw against Sassuolo on Sunday. Juventus have confirmed that he’ll visit a doctor in Augsburg, Germany for arthroscopic cleaning of his left knee. He’ll be sidelined for a while in order […]

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Richarlison signs a new contract at Everton

3rd December 2019

Everton forward Richarlison has penned a new deal that will keep him at the Merseyside club until 2024. ✍️ | New deal for @Richarlison97: signed! ✅ — Everton (@Everton) December 3, 2019 The 22 year old Brazilian joined Everton from Watford in 2018 for £50M and has greatly impressed during his time at The Goodison […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo named best player in Serie A for last season

3rd December 2019

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the best player in Italian Serie A last season few hours after Argentine forward Lionel Messi beat him to win his sixth Ballon d’Or crown. Ronaldo missed the Ballon d’Or Ceremony in Paris on Monday and attended the annual Gran Gala del Calcio in Milan, where he was […]

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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for the sixth time

3rd December 2019

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi beat Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to win his sixth Ballon d’Or on Monday night. Virgil van Dijk came second and Cristiano Ronaldo third. Lionel Messi’s win was announced in Paris, France and was his first since 2015. He wins the award for the sixth time, moving him […]

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Nairobi County doubles parking fees

3rd December 2019

“Nairobi County has increased parking fees in the CBD. From tomorrow motorists will pay a minimal parking fee of KSh 400 with buses paying KSh 1000 a day. Motorists will need to top up the parking fee when migrating to zones with higher chargers,” tweeted Bankable  Nairobi County has increased parking fees in the CBD. […]

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What is in the BBI report?

2nd December 2019

Just asking for a friend. BBI stands for Building Bridges Initiative. As a student of Public Policy, I know this is one of the strategies used for agenda setting.   In May 2018, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Right Hon. Raila Odinga appointed a Task force through Gazette notice No. 5154 to investigate the challenges facing […]

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