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Nigerian Wellington Jighere has failed to successfully defend his title in the World English-Language Scrabble Players Association Championship (Wespac) held in Kenya. Mr Jighere won the Wespac title in 2015, becoming the first African to do so. This time, the Nigerian wordsmith finished fifth overall. Here's what the Scrabble board looked...
Liberia's lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives, has used its powers to send a government minister to jail for two nights. Deputy Information Minister Eugene Fahngon was censured over misconduct after he was involved in a scuffle and then rained insults down onto two lawmakers. Tough-talking Mr Fahngon was...
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has smashed the marathon world record, clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. The 33-year-old took nearly one minute 20 seconds off the previous best, which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014. "I lack words...
Earlier this month, we reported the story of a seven months pregnant university student, Sharon Otieno, who was abducted and killed in a brutal way by her assailants. The 26-year-old second-year Medical Records and Information student at Rongo University was strangled, stabbed eight times and raped by her assailants. She...
A controversial South African pastor, who gave his church members Jik bleach to drink during service last week, has spoken out to defend his action. Pastor Ruffus Phala, of Ark Centre Ministry in Makgodu Village, Limpopo, South Africa told Daily Sun he could turn the Jik into the blood of Jesus. he said what his members...
Reubenson Chinthuli, an 83 year old Malawian man on Wednesday, pleaded with Thyolo Third Grade Magistrate Court to divorce his 26 year old wife over domestic violence. According to reports, Chinthuli told the court that Zione Kwatani, whom he wedded a year ago, has been assaulting him in different occasions. “This...
As shared by Facebook user, Shadrack DON'T KILL YOURSELF! MAXIMUM EXTREME RANGE OF SEX IS 13 MINUTES..? for married men and women only. Stay away from Tramadol... Men Please, stop killing yourselves with aphrodisiacs (Sex Enhancing  drugs). Depending on what side of the sex duration spectrum men fall on, an average of five...
Police in Zambia arrested two Chinese nationals over the weekend over allegations that they were giving illegal military training to members of a local security firm. One was arrested on Saturday and another on Sunday in the country’s tourist capital, Livingstone, police said. In total, at least 11 people, including Zambians,...
President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Jubilee Coalition, is ready to campaign again ahead of the presidential election re-run even though he does not agree with the Supreme Court ruling nullifying his election. In an address from State House, President Kenyatta, however, stated that he will respect the decision of the...
A Kenyan journalist and TV presenter has won this year's BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Waihiga Mwaura presents Kenya's most-watched evening news bulletin on Citizen TV. As part of the prize, he will spend three months at the BBC in London and travel back to the continent to report on...
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