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Chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale (left) with Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti

Everton end shirt sponsorship deal with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa

The Kenyan gaming brand, which has been on the club's shirts since a five-year deal was struck in May 2017, has agreed to the termination of its contract at the end of the season.
Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds.

Joshua Cheptegei breaks 5-kilometre world record

The 10,000m world champion made the most of perfect conditions in the second edition of this race to improve on Kenyan Rhonex Kipruto’s previous best of 13min 18sec last month in Valencia.
The United States and Kenya have set up a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on Monday in a press statement.

US, Kenya set up joint terrorism task force

The United States and Kenya have set up a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on Monday in a press statement.
With a race record of 2hours & 10 mins, Kenyan runner David Barmasai Tumo has won the 5th edition of the Lagos City Marathon.

Lagos Marathon: Kenya’s David Barmasai wins with new record

Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo has emerged the new champion of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, and he did so in style on Saturday winning in a time of 2.10.06 (unofficial time) in a race he dominated from start to finish.
With a race record of 2hours & 10 mins, Kenyan runner David Barmasai Tumo has won the 5th edition of the Lagos City Marathon.

Kenyan runner wins 2020 Lagos City Marathon

With a race record of 2hours & 10 mins, Kenyan runner David Barmasai Tumo has won the 5th edition of the Lagos City Marathon.‬
Fifa has banned Ugandan player George Mandela for life for involvement in match manipulation while he was playing for Kenyan club Kakamega Home Boyz.

FIFA bans Ugandan player for life for ‘match manipulation’

Fifa has banned Ugandan player George Mandela for life for involvement in "match manipulation" while he was playing for Kenyan club Kakamega Home Boyz.
Kanzira, a 25-year-old Ugandan medical student, is among thousands of African students living in Wuhan, a central Chinese city of 11 million people that is currently under lockdown due to a rapidly spreading coronavirus.

African students trapped in coronavirus-hit Wuhan plead for help

"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Fifa bans three Kenyans, one Ugandan for alleged match-fixing

World governing body Fifa has confirmed they have banned three Kenyan players for four years each for allegedly being involved in match manipulation.
Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country with an iron fist between 1978 and 2002, has died aged 95, a relative and government source said on Tuesday.

World leaders mourn former Kenyan leader Daniel Moi

Many world leaders including African heads of state have commiserated with the Kenyan people following the death of its longest-serving President Daniel Moi, who passed on at a Nairobi Hospital.
Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country with an iron fist between 1978 and 2002, has died aged 95, a relative and government source said on Tuesday.

Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi passes on

Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country with an iron fist between 1978 and 2002, has died aged 95, a relative and government source said on Tuesday.
Kenyan Security Forces

Kenya arrests five for suspected terrorism

Kenyan authorities have arrested five people suspected of preparing a terror attack in Nairobi, according to a police report seen by AFP on Sunday.

Three arrested for foiled attack on Britain army camp

Kenyan security forces are holding three terror suspects, who were arrested for trying to attack a British military camp in the country, an official said on Monday.
NAIROBI - Three United States Department of Defense personnel were killed as al-Shabab extremist group overran a key military base used by U.S. counter-terrorism forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday.

Three Americans killed as extremists overrun US military base in Kenya

Three United States Department of Defense personnel were killed as al-Shabab extremist group overran a key military base used by U.S. counter-terrorism forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday.
The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.

Kenya closes airstrip after al-Shabab attack

The development comes hours after the al-Qaida allied terrorist group, al-Shabab launched a daring attack on the airfield which is used by American and Kenyan forces in Lamu County.

Police pursue al-Shabab militants in vast forest

Kenyan police said Saturday they are pursuing a group of al-Shabab militants believed to have crossed into vast Boni Forest in the coastal Lamu county in Kenya.
Victor Wanyama’s screamer against Liverpool at Anfield has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Decade by Tottenham Hotspur.

Victor Wanyama’s screamer against Liverpool nominated for Tottenham Hotspur Goal of the Decade

Victor Wanyama’s screamer against Liverpool at Anfield has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Decade by Tottenham Hotspur.

Kenya records progress in malaria elimination

Kenya, on Tuesday, recorded progress in malaria elimination due to the adoption of a vaccine, treated nets in households and improved management of the disease. The acting Director-General of the Ministry of Health, John Wekesa,...
The governor of Kenya’s capital Nairobi pleaded not guilty in court on Monday to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars.

Kenyan court grants bail to Nairobi governor charged with corruption

Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the most high profile cases in the government’s anti-graft push.

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Former Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo is in Manchester United squad for their UEFA Europe league clash against Belgian side Club Brugge.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident Odion Ighalo will get goals for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Odion Ighalo will deliver the goods for the side.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Insecurity: Senate moves to establish commission against illegal use of guns

The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
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Senate holds one-minute silence for deceased Ex-WAEC registrar

The Senate on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of renowned Nigerian novelist and former Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Chukwuemeka Ike.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he does not regret criticizing Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo and his teammates following the recent bad performances.

Joe Aribo’s Rangers fined £15,000 by Scottish FA

Rangers have been fined £15,000 by the Scottish FA for failing to act in an “orderly fashion” in games against Celtic and Hibernian in December.