Articles tagged 'kenya'

Zim set for Uganda tri-series 14 February 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwean women cricketers are set to travel to Uganda for a T20 tri-series at the beginning of April as part of their preparations for the 2019 ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Africa Qualifiers. Zimbabwe will host these continental qualifiers — a nine-team tournament which will see the t...
Sables in must-win encounter 30 June 2018 HARARE - The Sables need at least a win in today's 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup clash against Kenya in Nairobi to keep their hopes of qualifying for the 2019 Rugby World Cup alive. The match kicks off at 2pm local time at the RFUEA Ground in Nairobi. Following the demoralising 23-23 draw wit...
Kwese on Cosafa sponsorship 15 April 2018 HARARE - Kwese refers to media reports related to the sponsorship of participating teams in the 2017 Cosafa Women's Championships held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and wishes to clarify that the company did not commit to ongoing sponsorship of the tournament.  Kwese only supported the Cosafa women's ...
Zim A crush Kenya again 3 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe A are now on course for a limited over series whitewash win over Kenya after winning the third match by seven wickets at Mutare Sports Club yesterday. The hosts won the first match at the same venue by six wickets at the end of last month before sealing another 110 run win by...
Stop Moyo's rants, govt urges Kenya 4 January 2018 HARARE - Government is exerting pressure on Kenyan authorities to silence self-exiled former Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) who is throwing tantrums at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration using microblogging site, Twitter. The sharp-tongued politician has been a p...
Chidzambwa for Cecafa tournament 14 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has appointed Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambwato take charge of the Warriors for the upcoming 2017 Cecafa Cup tournament to be held in Kenya. Zimbabwe has been invited to be part of the cast for the tournament solely reserved for East and Central Afri...
Kenyatta re-elected in disputed poll 1 November 2017 NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election. Odinga boycotted the re-run because he said that no reforms had been made to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) after the Supreme Court found irreg...
Mighty Warriors reach Cosafa final 22 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors remain on course to defend their Cosafa Women's Championship title after defeating Kenya 4-0 in yesterday's semi-final and will now meet perennial rivals Banyana Banyana in the final. Zimbabwe defied all odds by beating the Harambee Starlets, who had been unbeate...
Mighty Warriors take on Kenya 21 September 2017 BULAWAYO - The Mighty Warriors face a mammoth task as they play East African side Kenya in the Cosafa Women's Championship semi-finals at Barbourfields Stadium this afternoon. The hosts managed to force their way into the semi-finals via the back door after finishing second to the East African...
Kenyatta's supporters protest negation of elections 20 September 2017 NAIROBI - Hundreds of supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyattas' have held demonstrations outside the Supreme Court in Nairobi to protests the ruling which annulled the August election. They have accused the court of  stealing their electoral victory. The protests come amid three petition...
Mighty Warriors sneak through 19 September 2017 BULAWAYO - Hosts Zimbabwe have qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championship as the best runners-up in the three groups after Kenya beat Swaziland 1-0 yesterday. The Mighty Warriors had finished second in their Group A behind leaders Zambia with seven points followin...
Kenya election: Odinga threatens to boycott re-run 6 September 2017 NAIROBI - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that he will not take part in the presidential election re-run slated for 17 October "without legal and constitutional guarantees". Last week, the Supreme Court annulled August's election result saying the electoral commission (IEBC) ha...
'Kenya provides poll lessons for Zim' 4 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's opposition and Judiciary must learn from the Kenyan election experience, where the courts nullified results that had declared Uhuru Kenyatta the winner ahead of National Super Alliance (Nasa)'s Raila Odinga, following objections. Last Friday, Kenya's Supreme Court nullified...
ZNBBC admits to bungling 31 August 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe National Boxing Board of Control (ZNBBC) has admitted that they bungled after Kenyan boxers were left stranded in Harare without their purse money following a tournament last week. Kenyan boxers George Otieno and Bernard Ardie were part of the foreign contingent that took...
Stranded Kenyan boxers slam ZNBBC 30 August 2017 HARARE - Kenyan boxers George Otieno and Bernard Ardie have slammed the Zimbabwe National Boxing Board of Control (ZNBBC) after they were left stranded here since Saturday. Otieno and Ardie were part of the fighters that took part in the tournament held on Friday night at the Harare Internatio...
Kenya plastic ban comes into effect 29 August 2017 NAIROBI - A ban on plastic carrier bags has come into force in Kenya, which means that anyone found selling, manufacturing or carrying them could face fines of up to $38,000 or prison sentences of up to four years. The government says the ban will help protect the environment. But manufactu...
More game time for Zim cricketers 3 August 2017 HARARE - Game-starved local cricketers will have plenty of action to look forward to when the Under-19s and Zim A host Kenya and emerging South Africa respectively starting today. Coach Steven Mangongo's U19 side, currently preparing for next year's ICC World Cup in New Zealand, will host the ...
Sables ready to dismantle Kenya 22 July 2017 HARARE - After suffering a defeat at the hands of Namibia in their previous international match, the Sables team has recovered and are more than ready to redeem their glory when they face Kenya today at Bulawayo's Hartsfield Stadium. After six years without hosting an international rugby match...
Kenyan MPs to get 15% pay cut 11 July 2017 NAIROBI - Kenyan MPs, who are some of the best paid lawmakers in the world, are to get a pay cut intended to reduce the public wage bill. The MPs' $7,200 (£5,500) monthly pay will be cut by 15% and they will lose some generous allowances. The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) said ...
Kenya considers jail for disrespectful tweets 29 June 2017 NAIROBI - Kenyans risk a fine of $10,000 (£8,000) or jail term of five years for using "impolite, disrespectful or inciting language on social media ", according to a new proposal to regulate online content during the election season, Nairobi News reports. The proposal is part of rules being c...
Kenya registers 5mln new voters for August polls 28 June 2017 NAIROBI - Kenya's election commission announced on Tuesday that there would be five million new voters taking part in August polls, raising the stakes for incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his long-time rival Raila Odinga. After the first-ever audit of the voter's register - often seen as a key poi...
I won't dump local fans: Jah Prayzah 17 June 2017 HARARE - Jah Prayzah says the reduction of the shows he is holding in Zimbabwe should not be misconstrued to mean that he has abandoned his local followers. Speaking through his manager Keen Mushapaidze, the Jerusarema hit-maker told the Daily News that his Zimbabweans fans must appreciate tha...
Kenya opposition name Odinga presidential candidate 28 April 2017 NAIROBI - Kenya's opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) has named former Prime Minister and opposition leader Raila Odinga as its presidential flag bearer ahead of the country's General elections in August. Odinga will battle it out for the top seat with the incumbent Presid...
Doctors' salary strike cripples Kenya hospitals 27 January 2017 NAIROBI - A doctors' which has now lasted a record 52 days and with no end in sight has crippled Kenya's hospitals. The corridors of the Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya's oldest hospital, and its largest teaching and referral institution, are deserted and empty. The striking medical pract...
Ex-Kenya president Kibaki leaves SA hospital 31 August 2016 JOHANNESBURG - Kenya's former President Mwai Kibaki has been discharged from a Johannesburg hospital where he was admitted on 21 August. The 84-year-old was in jovial and high spirits, his family said. He would continue to recuperate for a few more days before returning home, their statemen...