Former Ivory Coast International Footballer Runs for Football Federation Presidency

Former internationally known Ivory Coast football player Didier Drogba entered the race to be president of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) Saturday. Hundreds gathered to cheer the former Chelsea and Marseille striker when he arrived at FIF’s Abidjan headquarters. Members of his team signed paperwork for his candidacy. However, Drogba, the leading goal scorer in Ivory Coast’s football history, is not the favored candidate to win the FIF’s presidency. Drogba, twice African player of the…

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Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill 16 in Northern Cameroon

DOUALA – Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 16 people and wounded seven early on Sunday in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon, a local official said. The assailants threw a grenade into a group of sleeping people inside the camp in the village of Nguetchewe, district mayor Medjeweh Boukar told Reuters. The camp is home to around 800 people, he said. The village is…

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Leaders Want Talks Over Leasing Of Sugar Factories Shelved

Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi has asked the government to ignore calls for more consultations over the leasing of sugar factories and instead hasten the process of leasing the mills to private investors. Wandayi, who is also chairman of Public Accounts Committee in parliament, said those behind calls for suspension of the leasing programme were insensitive to the plight of sugarcane farmers who have suffered for decades because of mismanagement of publicly owned factories. Speaking in…

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Kangema MP Asks Politicians To Stop Politicizing Revenue Allocation Formula

Kangema MP Muturi Kigano has told senators to resolve the stalemate surrounding the third generation revenue sharing formula with soberness. Mr Kigano cautioned leaders against dragging BBI and ‘handshake’ into the debate on how counties will be allocated money this financial year. Speaking at Kangema Social Hall on Saturday while leading the distribution of Uwezo funds ,the MP said that the ‘handshake’ between President Uhuru Kenyatta and the ODM party leader, Raila Odinga should not…

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Lack Of Water Spells Doom For Toddlers In New School

As institutions continue to ponder over how to cope with the effects of COVID-19 and embrace the new norm, parents and school administrations of a new school in Kiambaa Sub-county of Kiambu County have their own share of headache. Even before the outbreak of corona virus disease early March, the 160 pupils did not have water at the school and it was synonymous for teachers to escort primary school toddlers in school uniform to fetch…

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