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Kenyans sweep medals at Kigali International Peace Marathon
Kigali, May 21 : Kenyans took the most medals in the 14th edition of the Kigali International Peace Marathon held in the Rwandan capital.

Kenya plan five friendlies before crunch Ghana clash
Nairobi, May 18 : Kenya will play five international friendlies before their crunch 2019 AFCON qualifier against Ghana in September.

Hull FC bid emotional farewell after historic Kenyan tour
Nairobi, May 16 : English Football League Championship side Hull City FC bade an emotional farewell to Kenya after the last contingent departed on Wednesday following their historic maiden tour to the country.

Kenya's Korio to defend his TCS World 10K title
Bengaluru, May 14 : Kenyas Alex Korio will return to Bengaluru and defend his TCS World 10K title, taking on his compatriot and IAAF World Half Marathon winner Geoffrey Kamworor at this years race on May 27, it was announced on Monday.

Kenya's Kinyamal primed to succeed Rudisha in athletics
Nairobi, May 14 : Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal of Kenya wants to run free from pressure of breaking his mentors Olympic Champion David Rudisha's world record.

Kenya's Saina now targets Manchester 10km road race
Nairobi, May 11 : Kenyan Paris Marathon champion Betsy Saina will return to action just one month after her victory in the French capital when she competes in the Manchester 10 kilometre road race on May 18.

Kenya's Rudisha eyes return in July
Nairobi, May 11 : Olympic 800 metre champion David Rudisha of Kenya hopes to return to action in July a year after he incurred a quid muscle strain in the build-up to the London 2017 World Championships.

Conservation International Releases Virtual Reality Project My Africa ...
ARLINGTON, Va: Conservation International released its latest virtual reality project "My Africa" worldwide on the WITHIN app. Narrated by Academy Award-winning and Kenyan-raised actress Lupita Nyong'o, "My Africa" transports viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is ...

Life Extension introduces Kenyan Purple Tea Crystals
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla: Purple tea from the Emrok farm in Kenya's Rift Valley region is where the high altitude and rich volcanic soil is perfect for tea cultivation. The family-owned Emrok farm is 100pc pesticide free and both Rainforest Alliance (SAN) and ISO 22000 certified.

African small famers get record USD 1.5mn payout for drought-linked ...
Rome, May 10 : Vulnerable smallholder famers will receive insurance payments totalling USD 1.5 million - the largest such payout to date - after poor rainfall triggered crop losses in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia, the United Nations World Food Programme said on Wednesday.

Kenya postpones premier Africa athletics tour meeting
Nairobi, May 9 : The third leg of the African Athletics Tour, which was scheduled for May 19 in Nairobi, has been postponed indefinitely.

World Champions Kamworor, Gudeta head TCS World 10K elite field
Bengaluru, May 8 : World Champions Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya and Ethiopian Netsanet Gudeta will head the mens and womens elite fields respectively in the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2018 on May 27, the race promoters Procam International announced on Tuesday.

Javelin thrower Yego targets top form to conquer Africa
Nairobi, May 8 : Olympic javelin champion Julius Yego of Kenya believes he can regain his top form and go on to reclaim the gold medal at the Africa Athletics Championships in Assaba, Nigeria in August.

Kenya replaces South Africa in Intercontinental Cup
New Delhi , May 7 : Kenya have been roped in as a replacement for South Africa in the Intercontinental Cup, which will kick-off at the Mumbai Football Arena on June 1.

Kenya replaces South Africa in Intercontinental Cup
New Delhi, May 7 : Kenya was on Monday roped in as a replacement for South Africa in the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup after the South African Football Federation expressed its inability to participate in the four-nation tournament.

Death toll from Kenya floods climbs to 112
Nairobi, May 5 : The death toll from more than a month of flooding across much of Kenya has reached 112, while upwards of 260,000 people have been displaced, the Red Cross said on Friday.

3-time 1500m world champ Kiprop tests positive for banned substance
Nairobi, May 4 : Athletics Kenya (AK) and the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) have both confirmed that former Olympic and world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop tested positive for the banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO).

Lipton Partners with WE to Empower and Support Female Tea Farmers in ...
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J: Lipton and WE are working together to empower 80,000 women in tea farming communities across Kenya by providing them access to financial and business skills training. Program participants will learn financial fundamentals from budgeting and cost-pricing to creating business ...

Amref Health Africa Staff Named to TIME 100
NEW YORK: Amref Health Africa's global CEO, Dr. Githinji Gitahi, today congratulated staff member Nice Nailantei Leng'ete on being named to TIME 100, TIME's annual list of the world's most influential people. Ms. Leng'ete received the honor for her work with Maasai communities in Kenya to end the ...

Kenya floods: Death toll rises to over 100
Nairobi [Kenya], May 2 : Floods across Kenya over the past two months have killed over 100 people, the Red Cross reported on Tuesday.

Kenya's Sum to focus on longer 1,500m race in Doha Diamond League
Nairobi, May 1 : Former world 800 metre champion Eunice Sum will now try her hand at the 1,500m distance at the Diamond League in Doha on Friday.

UN envoy tells Somali refugees in Kenya 'things are gradually getting ...
NEW YORK: "In my opinion - as the mother of a family that is about to return just told me - things are gradually getting better in Somalia," the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, said Thursday at the end of his visit to the refugee complex.

UN envoy tells Somali refugees in Kenya 'things are gradually getting ...
NEW YORK: "In my opinion - as the mother of a family that is about to return just told me - things are gradually getting better in Somalia," the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, Michael Keating, said Thursday at the end of his visit to the refugee complex.

Kenyan runners Barngetuny, Kipketer win 41st Madrid Marathon
Madrid, April 22 : Kenyan runners on Sunday swept the 41st Rock and Roll Madrid Marathon, with Eliud Barngetuny and Valentine Kipketer winning the men's and women's events, respectively.

Cheruiyot wins London Marathon women's race, Kipchoge gets 3rd men's ...
London, April 22 : Kenyan runner Vivian Cheruiyot on Sunday surprised the favourites and won her first London Marathon women's race, while fellow Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge claimed his third win in London in the men's elite race.

Gay rights of no importance in Kenya: Kenyatta
London, April 21 : Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that his country does not consider gay rights "relevant" as it goes against the cultural beliefs of Kenyans.

Kenya's Kimetto looking to revive career at Vienna marathon
Nairobi, April 20 : Kenyan World record holder Dennis Kimetto says his injury problems are finally behind him and he is ready for his comeback in the Vienna Marathon on Sunday.

Kenyan Kirui eyes maiden medal at London Marathon
Nairobi (Kenya), April 16 : Chicago Marathon silver medallist Abel Kirui finished his training on Monday without any injury scares and said he is ready for his first medal attempt at the London Marathon on Sunday.

Manangoi, Rudisha lead Kenya charge at Shanghai DL athletics meet
Nairobi, April 16 : World and Commonwealth Games 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi, silver medallist Timothy Cheruiyot and Olympic 800m winner David Rudisha will be among a galaxy of stars at this year's Shanghai Diamond League meeting in China on May 12.

Retired cricketers pledge to revamp game in Kenya
Nairobi, April 16 : Retired Kenyan international cricketers have pledged to spearhead the restoration of the game in the East African nation.