Author: Michael Majanga

The much anticipated Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool has been postponed. The match was to be held today (Sunday, May 2) at 6:30 pm (EAT), but it has been postponed due to safety and security concerns after fans staged protests earlier on. Manchester United says the decision to postpone the match was made after discussions with the police, the Premier League, Trafford Council and the two clubs (Manchester United and Liverpool). The Premier League will now hold discussions with the relevant authorities to come up with a revised date for the fixture. “Our fans are passionate about…

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A police officer in Nakuru County is mourning the death of her three children and a house help after fire broke out in her house. The officer, attached to Elementaita Police Post, had just moved into the rental house in Florex area, Nakuru East, three days ago. Nakuru East Sub-County Deputy Police Commander Phanton Analo, confirming the incident, said that the three children and the house girl were burnt beyond recognition. The cause of the fire is yet to be known but Analo says there was no electricity supply at the time the fire broke out. Remains of the house…

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It is now clear that Manchester United fans protests is not just about the European Super League. Th fans, presumably, want the Glazer family which has controlled the club since 2005 to go. Angry fans are currently staging a protest against the club’s owners after getting inside their fortress- the Old Trafford stadium. Thousands of supporters had gathered outside the stadium to demonstrate ahead of Liverpool FC’s visit. Manchester United was among the six EPL sides that had joined the controversial European Super League, but retracted their move. Thousands of supporters had gathered outside the stadium to demonstrate ahead of…

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The family of Ariane McCree, a man who was shot dead by police in a parking lot, handcuffed and in possession of a gun, is still searching for answers to unanswered questions. In November 2019, McCree had raced out of a Walmart in Chester, South Carolina, when police placed him in handcuffs for allegedly stealing a KSh4,800 lock. What happened next remains a mystery. First, the responding officers did not activate their body cameras… At least not until after McCree, a Black father, was shot dead, sprayed with 24 bullets. “A lot of things do not add up,” his cousin,…

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Police in Nairobi on Friday night released actor Ainea Ojiambo pending investigations after a shooting incident. Ojiambo, a licensed gun holder, was granted police bond as investigations into the shooting incident along Moi Avenue, Nairobi CBD, that left one dead and another person injured, continue. According to CCTV footage seen by TV47 Digital, a man believed to be Ainea Ojiambo was having a conversation with a lady outside a shop in Nairobi CBD. Three men then attacked him with an intention of robbing his belongings. In retaliation, Ojiambo, a licensed gun-holder, pulled out his gun and fired in their direction.…

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Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu will arrive in Kenya on Tuesday, May 4 for a two-day State Visit. President Uhuru Kenyatta will receive his Tanzanian counterpart at State House, Nairobi on the same day (Tuesday). State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena says that other details of President Samia Suluhu’s visit to Kenya will be shared in due course. Samia Sulu made her first visit as President on April 11 when he visited her Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni. During the visit, the two heads of states signed the long-awaited oil pipeline deal which her predecessor the late John Pombe Magufuli worked so hard to…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to lift the cessation of movement into and out of the five Zoned counties was informed by the BBI Bill referendum, this is according to Senator Kipchumba Murkomen. According to the Elgeyo Marakwet senator, President Uhuru had the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) process in mind when he lifted the ban on all types of movement in Nakuru, Nairobi, Kajiado, Kiambu and Machakos Counties and relaxed COVID-19 rules. In what is seen as Murkomen launching a scathing attack on President Uhuru, the lawmaker says that the head of state does not have the interests of Kenyans in…

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The operation of restaurants and eateries in the Counties of Nairobi, Nakuru, Kiambu, Kajiado and Machakos will resume effective midnight Saturday, May 1. Making the announcement during Labour Day Celebrations at State House, President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the decision to allow operation of restaurants had been informed by the decreasing COVID-19 infections in the zoned areas. The restaurants shall resume operations but in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines issued jointly by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism. The facilities have been advised to utilise outdoor spaces so as to maximise physical and social distancing, in a bid…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday, May 1 lifted the cessation of movement into and out of the Zoned Areas. Speaking during the Labour Day Celebrations at State House, President Uhuru said that COVID-19 caseload has gone down in the counties of Nairobi, Nakuru, Kajiado, Machakos and Kiambu, therefore informing his decision to lift the ban on movement. According to Ministry of Health records, Nairobi’s COVID-19 caseload in the month of April decreased by 74 percent, with the same trend seen in the other zoned areas. Uhuru has also revised curfew hours in the zoned areas. Effective midnight Saturday, curfew will…

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A section of leaders from Siaya County were on Friday, April 30 forced to flee for their safety after a group of goon attacked them in a function in Alego Usonga. According to a police report filed at Bar Orongo Police Station, the leaders- Siaya Senator James Orengo, MPs Otiende Amollo (Rarieda), Sam Atandi (Alego Usonga) and Aduma Owuor(Nyakach)- were attending a political function at Nyanganga Primary School grounds. The meeting had just began when one of MP Atandi’s political opponents, Nicholas Kut Ochogo, allegedly arrived in the company of goons. The goons started throwing stones, chairs and tables to…

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