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140 cows hit by Madaraka Express since June

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Guardiola dedicates win to jailed Catalan separatists - Capital Sports
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain. “This win is dedicated to them,” Guardiola told reporters at the Etihad Stadium, in response to a question on the matter from a Spanish journalist. “We have shown in Catalonia that citizenship is bigger than any ideas   Read More ...
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Jesus earns Man City narrow win over Napoli - Capital Sports
Manchester City conceded two penalties — one that was squandered, one that was scored — as they edged Napoli 2-1 on Tuesday to tighten their grip on Champions League Group F. In a much-hyped clash of the highest-scoring teams in Europe’s five major leagues, City swiftly went 2-0 up through Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus at the Etihad Stadium and looked set for another breezy win   Read More ...
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Real held by Lloris masterclass in Madrid - Capital Sports
A pair of stunning second-half saves from Hugo Lloris salvaged a precious point for Tottenham Hotspur as they held European champions Real Madrid 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday. Both sides remain unbeaten in this season’s Champions League and well placed to progress to the last 16. They each have seven points after Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty cancelled out Raphael Varane’s own goal in the first period   Read More ...
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OX finally scores as Liverpool hit Maribor seven - Capital Sports
Liverpool eased the pressure on Jurgen Klopp as Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah inspired a 7-0 thrashing of Maribor in the Champions League on Tuesday. After drawing their first two European fixtures and spluttering in the Premier League, Liverpool arrived in Slovenia with critics questioning Klopp’s signings and tactics. But, for once, Klopp’s team showed a ruthless touch in the opposition penalty area to demolish woeful Maribor   Read More ...
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Marcelo accused of Sh 60.8m tax fraud - Capital Sports
Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid’s Brazilian left-back Marcelo of tax fraud totalling nearly Sh 60.8m (500 euros), a judicial source confirmed on Tuesday. The tax authorities believe Marcelo hid Sh 60.8m ($578,000) earned from his image rights using a network of shell companies outside of Spain. According to court documents, Marcelo earned Sh142m (1,168,764 euros) from his image rights in 2013, which were ceded to a Uruguayan company but should have been declared to the Spanish authorities   Read More ...
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Leicester confirm Shakespeare sacking - Capital Sports
Leicester City have confirmed the sacking of Craig Shakespeare, just four months after handing him a permanent contract to manage the former Premier League champions. Shakespeare, 53, was promoted from his role as assistant coach on an interim basis following the shock dismissal of Claudio Ranieri in February and in June he was handed a three-year contract. But the 2015-16 champions have struggled this season and are third from bottom of the table with a single league win   Read More ...
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Nadal to miss Basel in boost to Federer's No.1 bid - Capital Sports
Rafael Nadal on Tuesday announced he will miss this month’s Swiss Indoors tournament, boosting arch rival Roger Federer’s dream of ending the season as world number one. The 16-time Grand Slam winner told his Facebook followers he was skipping the October 21-29 tournament due to a knee injury. “I sadly announce that I have to pull out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, after seeing my doctor in Spain,” he wrote   Read More ...
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La Liga TV rights on hold due to Catalonia uncertainty - Capital Sports
The Spanish league have delayed putting out to tender their international television rights amid uncertainty over what the Catalonia crisis could mean for Barcelona, La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Tuesday. It has been a tumultuous few weeks in Catalonia following an independence referendum on October 1 that was deemed illegal by the Spanish government and was marred by violence   Read More ...
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Juventus not in crisis, insists Allegri - Capital Sports
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri insisted Tuesday that the Serie A champions were not in crisis despite recent setbacks. Italian title-winners in the last six seasons, Juventus lost to Lazio on Saturday — a first home defeat in over two years — to trail leaders Napoli by five points. But Allegri said morale was buoyant ahead of a key Champions League clash at home against Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday   Read More ...
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CRBC raises alarm on increasing number of livestock on SGR track
China Roads and Bridges Corporation has raised concerns over an alarming rate of livestock accidents with the Standard Gauge Railway trains. CRBC has told Capital FM Business that there have been more than 140 accidents along the railway line involving cows and trespasses including breach of the perimeter fence. The Head of Public Relations Sia Li says villagers in the area are breaking into the protecting fence to graze his cows along the tracks of the railway   Read More ...
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Police extend raid to Wanjigi’s offices in Nairobi
Offices belonging to businessman Jimi Wanjigi were Tuesday occupied by policemen who were on a mission to search the property following Monday’s discovery of weapons at a villa he allegedly owns in Malindi. One of the detectives who spoke on condition of anonymity but is privy to the ongoing search said that they were waiting for their counterparts who were by then at Wanjigi’s residence in Muthaiga to join them in his Westlands office   Read More ...
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Police say illegal military M4 rifle found in Wanjigi’s mansion
Police have found seven firearms and 600 bullets in businessman Jimi Wanjigi’s Muthaiga mansion, including a military grade M4 rifle not allowed in civilian hands. A senior police officer briefed on the findings says the other guns seized are a Miniacher rifle, 3 Glock pistols, a Smith and a Wesson revolver. The raid was being conducted by officers from the elite Flying Squad and Special Crimes Prevention Unit (SCPU) who were backed up by the dreaded General Service Unit (GSU) officers deployed there on Monday night   Read More ...
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ICC has Raila-Kalonzo probe petition, will issue verdict
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acknowledged receipt of a petition seeking to have it investigate National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka for incitement. In a response to the petition filed by a Canadian lawyer David Jacobs, the ICC’s Head of Information and Evidence Unit, Mark Dillon, said ICC will consider the application in accordance with provisions of the Rome Statute   Read More ...
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AFC humble Ulinzi to ease relegation fears - Capital Sports
Whyvonne Isuza’s 63rd minute goal was all that AFC Leopards needed to ease Kenyan Premier League relegation fears after humbling Ulinzi Stars 1-0 at their Afraha Stadium backyard in Nakuru on Tuesday. Ingwe were hanging precariously near the drop zone, but the three points head coach Robert Matano picked against his former employers ensured they moved up the standings to 10th in the standings with 36 points   Read More ...
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Tuyisenge hits hat-trick as Gor whip Sharks - Capital Sports
Rwandese talisman Jacques Tuyisenge grabbed a hat-trick as leaders Gor Mahia whip Kariobangi Sharks 3-1 to bounce back in a mid-week Kenyan Premier League match played at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Tuesday. However, in the 14th minute Jacques Tuyisenge started running riot as he collected a Jeff Oyemba miscalculated pass to put the ball past him. Tuyisenge doubled the lead in the 18th minute after Kagere gifted him a marvelous cross to make it 2-0   Read More ...
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140 cows hit by Madaraka Express since June
China Roads and Bridges Corporation has raised concerns over an alarming rate of livestock accidents with the Standard Gauge Railway trains. CRBC has told Capital FM Business that there have been more than 140 accidents along the railway line involving cows. The Head of Public Relations Sia Li says villagers in the area are breaking into the protecting fence to graze his cows along the tracks of the railway   Read More ...
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Medical aid rushed to stricken Somalia after bombing
Somalia’s allies sent planes carrying medical supplies and doctors Tuesday, while the diaspora rallied to donate blood to help the country cope with the crushing aftermath of its worst ever bombing. At least 276 people were killed and 300 injured on Saturday when a truck packed with explosives blew up in a busy commercial district, according to the government, however medical sources suggest the death toll could be over 300   Read More ...
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Eastleigh residents donate blood for Mogadishu bombing survivors
Residents of Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate on Tuesday turned up in hundreds for a blood donation exercise in aid of victims of the weekend Mogadishu bomb attack. Ahmed Mohamed, a member of the Eastleigh Business Community called on all Kenyans to participate in the donations to assist the more than 300 people injured in the attack, in which left at least 276 people were killed   Read More ...
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IEBC upbeat of credible poll Thursday next week » Capital News
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has assured the nation that it is ready to conduct a credible fresh presidential election next week. The assurance was given during a stakeholders meeting during which members of the Commission’s Project Team appointed to oversee the conduct of the election briefed participants of key electoral processes. Two of the seven-member Project Team appointed by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati on October 6 – Albert Gogo (In charge Election Technology) and Salome Oyugi (Legal and Compliance) – reaffirmed the Commission’s position on changes undertaken to protect the integrity of the election, changes which were gazetted Thursday last week   Read More ...
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Looking to Glam up Your Home? Just Add Mirrored Furniture! - Capital Lifestyle
If you’re anything like me, then you know that you don’t have to live in a palatial house to have a beautiful home. You can live in a dungeon A global lifestyle platform for digital storytelling, premiering exclusive daily content. We are a curated destination for the culturally curious, a point of reference for leaders in media and style, and a platform committed to all things ‘living   Read More ...
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Pricey high-tech features define new smartphone wars
, Frankfurt am Main, The front lines of the battle for smartphone dominance over the coming years have grown clearer after Chinese technology firm Huawei presented an AI-powered phone designed to go head-to-head with Samsung and Apple. Features needed to propel a device into the top end are growing increasingly complex and expensive to develop, meaning only the companies with the deepest expertise and pockets can hope to compete   Read More ...
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Wanjigi successful in securing court order barring his arrest
The High Court has stopped the intended arrest of businessman Jimi Wanjigi granting him an anticipatory bail of Sh50,000. In his orders, Justice Chacha Mwita directed that Wanjigi should not be harassed until Thursday this week when the suit he has filed under a certificate of urgency will be heard inter-partes. In his suit papers, the businessman denied knowledge of the cache of firearms recovered at a villa in Malindi claiming they do not belong to him   Read More ...
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Businessman Jimi Wanjigi, his wife in court to block arrest
Businessman Jimi Wanjigi and his wife Irene Nzisa are in court seeking anticipatory bail. The couple want police prohibited and restrained from trespassing, breaking into, entering or in any way interfering with their private residences and offices pending determination of the case. Under a certificate of urgency, they also want Inspector General Joseph Boinnet held personally liable for destruction of their property following a raid at their Muthaiga residence   Read More ...
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KCB on track back to KPL after two years - Capital Sports
KCB FC head coach Leonard Saleh has challenged his charges not to get carried away by their lead in the National Super League (NSL) standings as the club seeks to return to the Kenyan Premier League after a two-year absence. KCB were relegated to the second tier in 2015 after finishing 15th in the then 16-team Kenyan Premier League table, and experienced tactician Saleh has exuded confidence the team will be in the 2018 top flight league even as they seek to maintain their lead in their remaining six matches   Read More ...
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Zuma fires critic in new S. Africa reshuffle » Capital News
South African President Jacob Zuma sacked a vocal critic from his cabinet on Tuesday, a move expected to further deepen tensions as an elective conference to the ruling ANC draws near. In his second reshuffle this year, Zuma dropped Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, a member of the South African Communist Party, which is a key political ally of the ruling ANC   Read More ...
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Chebukati cannot alter presidential poll results – that’s final
The Supreme Court has reiterated that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries and Commission Chairperson Wafula Chebukati as the Returning Officer in the presidential election cannot correct errors on constituency result on Forms 34B. The judges by a majority said the role of the IEBC Chairperson is simply aggregate results as captured on the Forms 34B and bring inaccuracies to the attention of candidates, observers and the public at large   Read More ...
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#KorogaFestival Behind The Scenes with Fally Ipupa: The Lion of Africa - Capital Lifestyle
Written by Chao Tolle "You put on 3 hours of a nonstop electrifying performance. We're still nursing the hangover and can't stop talking about Sunda A global lifestyle platform for digital storytelling, premiering exclusive daily content. We are a curated destination for the culturally curious, a point of reference for leaders in media and style, and a platform committed to all things ‘living   Read More ...
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Pan-African parliament in grip of existential crisis » Capital News
Though its motto is “one Africa, one voice”, the reality of “Africa’s parliament” could not be more different. Since its creation in 2004, the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has struggled to make its voice heard, prompting its deputies to ask themselves at a recent gathering: “What are we for?” “Every time we’re here, we obsess over the same things. If we are not making laws, then what’s the point of being here?” Corneille Padonou of Benin said to his fellow parliamentarians   Read More ...
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Ssimbwa beats Kerr to win August award - Capital Sports
Sofapaka tactician Sam Ssimbwa was on Tuesday awarded the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for August at their Eastleigh High School training ground. Ssimbwa led title chasing Sofapaka to four victories and draw, scoring fifteen goals while at it win the gong ahead of Gor Mahia’s Dylan Kerr. The August goal-blitz saw Sofapaka edge Muhoroni Youth 2-3 away then dismissed struggling Thika United 3-0 at home   Read More ...
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Kenya’s debt to rise to 60pc of GDP in 2018 – Moody’s Rating
Kenya’s rising debt is set to hit 60 percent of Gross Domestic Product by June 2018 according to Global rating agency Moody’s Investors Service. In their latest report, the agency says Kenya’s debt to GDP has gone up to 56.4 percent from 40.5 percent in 2012. Moody’s attributes the projected rise to high primary deficits and borrowing costs. Kenya’s debt is currently at Sh4 trillion, 13 percentage points above IMF’s recommended benchmark for emerging countries   Read More ...
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Kenya Red Cross, ICF to benefit from Sh100Bn Microsoft cloud service donation
Microsoft Philanthropies has fulfilled the three-year commitment to donate Sh100 billion in cloud computing resources to help non-profit organizations digitally scale their impact and better serve public good – a year ahead of schedule. In Kenya, the Kenya Red Cross Society and I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) are benefiting from the commitment to digitally transform their operations tapping from Microsoft’s cloud resources that have helped 90,000 non-profits and researchers at 700 universities around the world, advance social initiatives   Read More ...
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Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars on airbag fault
Mercedes-Benz is recalling 400,000 UK cars owing to a fault that may deploy an airbag by error, the company said on Monday. A statement issued by the carmaker owned by German giant Daimler said the situation was not related to the airbags crisis at Japanese group Takata. Mercedes said it was recalling models – the A, B, C, and E-Class as well as the CLA, GLA, and GLC – built between November 2011 and July 2017   Read More ...
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Camp Nou reopens amid political confusion in Catalonia - Capital Sports
For the first time since playing to an empty stadium in protest at a violent crackdown of an independence referendum in Catalonia, Barcelona’s Camp Nou opens its doors when Olympiakos visit on Wednesday. On the field, Barca should have little problem sweeping aside an Olympiakos side without a point in the Champions League so far this season to consolidate their position atop Group D   Read More ...
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Woods swinging driver as rehab continues - Capital Sports
Tiger Woods, who tantalized fans with a Twitter video of himself hitting a driver on Sunday, has been cleared by doctors to resume full golf activities, ESPN reported on Monday. The 14-time major champion hasn’t played since February, when he withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic. He has played three times in two years thanks to a series of injuries and had a fourth back surgery in April   Read More ...
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More officers arrive at Wanjigi’s home with cutters, sledge hammers
More police officers Tuesday morning arrived at the Nairobi home of controversial businessman Jimi Wanjigi, where they have been conducting a search since Monday afternoon. The officers were seen carrying sledge hammers and heavy metal cutters for use in breaking into locked rooms as they continue with their search. The search, at the Muthaiga mansion not far from the American ambassador’s residence, was prompted by the discovery of weapons at a villa he is said to own in Malindi, where four rifles were seized and workers arrested   Read More ...
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Italy among play-off hopefuls waiting to learn World Cup fate - Capital Sports
Italy will learn their World Cup play-off fate on Tuesday as the four-time winners join seven other European countries in the draw for the decisive two-legged ties. Gian Piero Ventura’s side have been forced to take their chances in the treacherous play-offs after finishing second in their qualifying group behind Spain. Italy, who last won the World Cup in 2006, are joined in the draw by fellow runners-up Switzerland, Croatia, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Sweden, the Republic of Ireland and Greece   Read More ...
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Netflix adds 5 mn subscribers, doubles profit
, , Netflix said Monday it added some five million new subscribers over the past three months as profits doubled, in a quarterly update that sent shares of the streaming video giant higher. California-based Netflix ended the third quarter with more than 104 million paid subscribers, with international memberships hitting 52.7 million and overtaking the number of US. Net profits meanwhile jumped to $129 million, more than double the figure from the same period a year ago for the video giant known for “House of Cards,” “The Crown” and other original shows that are part of its library   Read More ...
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Echoes of George Best as Man Utd and Benfica collide - Capital Sports
Manchester United’s Champions League encounter with Benfica on Wednesday represents a resumption of hostilities with foes who have provided a yardstick for their European standing for over half a century. Benfica, famously, were the team United defeated at Wembley in 1968 to become the first English side to win the European Cup. Two years previously, it was with a bravura performance at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz that a 19-year-old George Best catapulted himself to international renown   Read More ...
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Driven to extremes - How poverty fuels extremism, and how to help Africa’s youth
Poverty is a blight, and one that disproportionately affects sub-Saharan Africa. It is avast and complex issue whose tentacles reach into many areas, including climate change, sustainable development and – crucially – global security. The link between poverty and violent extremism is compelling, and means that if we want to address extremism, we must fight inequality too. This year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October takes as its theme A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies   Read More ...
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Forms 34A, B back in focus as court rules on Chebukati role
The Supreme Court will on Tuesday morning render judgement on how the Returning Officer in the presidential election is meant to verify results from the polling station and constituency. It could also choose to send the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chair Wafula Chebukati down to a lower court for the clarity he seeks. Chebukati wants the court to direct him on what action to take in the event the result from a polling station is incorrectly captured in the constituency tally   Read More ...
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