Eldoret, Kenya Newswire

Eldoret, Kenya Newswire

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  1. Kenya's Kimetto eyes comeback in Shanghai MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newkerala.com

    Nairobi, Nov 13 : Not even Dennis Kimetto can say if he is ready for a comeback after several false starts since he was injured in 2016. The 34-year-old Kenyan is expected to lead a horde of elite runners at this Sunday's Shanghai Marathon in China, but he said he is only keen to finish the race in a fast time and get his career off the rocks, reports Efe.

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  2. Kenya's Rudisha to race sparingly in 2019, sets sight on World ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Xinhuanet

    Two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha will race sparingly ahead of the 2019 World Championships to avoid a recurrence of the injury that kept him out of competition for a year. The 29-year-old Kenyan is working around the clock to preserve his fitness and put his name up for contention for a third Olympic gold in Tokyo in 2020.

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  3. Record holder Jepkosgei picks Honolululu for debut marathonRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | Xinhuanet

    World half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei says she is under no pressure as she looks forward to her marathon debut in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 9. Jepkosgei represents the new crop of runners eyeing to take the baton from the top Kenyans who have dominated the 42km race including former London marathon champion Prisca Jeptoo, New York marathon champion Mary Keitany and former Chicago marathon champion Florence Kiplagat. Jepkosgei had received invitation to launch her marathon in Valencia, Spain last month, but her coach advised her to start slow and that is why she opted to go to little known Honolulu marathon.

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  4. Big band night in aid of Kenyan amputees at Heswall Hall this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Wirral Globe

    Nikki Cross organised the night of Glenn Miller in aid of Limb Future, a charity set up by partner David Ruscoe A CONCERT for a charity which sends prosthetic limbs to a hospital in Kenya takes place in Heswall this weekend. Organised by Nikki Cross, the evening of Glenn Miller music on Saturday at Heswall Hall is in aid of Limb Future, a charity set up by partner David Ruscoe, a bi-lateral trans tibial amputee who had both legs replaced with prosthetic limbs after a motorway crash.

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  5. Kenya:How Fake Liquor is Smuggled From UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | AllAfrica.com

    On May 30, 2018, police in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, arrested three men suspected to have been part of a group selling illicit brews in Munyaka estate and its environs. This is after security officers netted more than 300 sachets of illicit liquor-simba waragi- believed to have been smuggled from Uganda.

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  6. Kenya:Shabana Promoted to Super LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Shabana beat Mwatate United 7-6 in post match penalties at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani to gain promotion to the National Super League on Sunday. Both sides had settled for a 1-1 draw in regulation time forcing the match to be decided on penalties as per the promotion playoff regulations.

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  7. Kenya:Nakuru On the Path to City StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Last September, the Urban Areas and Cities Amendment Bill got the Cabinet's nod, paving way for the creation of two new cities in Kenya. Nakuru and Eldoret towns, which are considered the third and fourth largest towns in the country, were earmarked for elevation to city status.

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  8. The hospital prisons that - can't let people leave if they don't pay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | South China Morning Post

    Hospitals in 30 countries illegally detain patients using armed guards, locked doors and even chains to hold people who have not paid their bill Doctors at Nairobi's Kenyatta National Hospital have told Robert Wanyonyi there's nothing more they can do for him. Yet more than a year after he first arrived, shot and paralysed in a robbery, he is trapped in hospital.

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  9. Kenya:Revealed: How Army Lost 4,000-Acre LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | AllAfrica.com

    How did a little-known entity, claiming to represent squatters, obtain a title deed to 4,000 acres of Kenya Defence Forces land in Uasin Gishu? Who would have the temerity to grab land twice the size of the whole of Karura Forest that the armed forces use to train recruits and on which is built a factory to manufacture ammunition? And if the military -- which has tanks, guns, jet fighters, helicopter gunships and lots of bullets -- can lose its land to grabbers, whose land is safe? These will be the questions going through the minds of Kenyans after it emerged that an entity called Leseru Tebeson Farmers Society has a title deed to army land.

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  10. East Africa:Increased Fuel Storage to Manage Supply ChainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | AllAfrica.com

    East African governments are racing to secure and stabilise the supply of petroleum products by investing in storage facilities to shore up their strategic reserves. The price of crude oil on the international market has been rising and is forecast to hit the $100 per barrel mark in the coming weeks, especially with the imposition of sanctions against Iran by the US from November 4. Bolstering the reserves is necessary to shield consumers from the increase in retail prices anticipated due to the surging crude prices.

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  11. Drug resistance accumulates fast in people with low but detectable viral loads, Kenyan study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Aidsmap

    Our award-winning series of booklets, with each title providing a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV. A range of interactive tools to support people living with HIV to get involved in decisions about their treatment and care.

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  12. San Diego Gulls try to extend three-game winning streak at next gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    The San Diego Gulls will try to extend a three-game winning streak when they resume their four-game homestand Friday following Saturday night's 5-4 victory over the Bakersfield Condors. Sam Carrick, Troy Terry and Corey Tropp each had a goal and an assist and goaltender Jared Coreau made 45 saves for the Gulls before a crowd announced at 7,056 at Valley View Casino Center.

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  13. Kip Keino innocent but reputation has suffered, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | KTMF

    FILE - In this Sept. 4, 1972 file photo, Kipchoge Keino of Kenya raises his arms in triumph as he wins the final of the Olympic games 3,000-meter steeplechase event ahead of Benjamin Jipcho , another Kenyan, at the Munich Olympic... NAIROBI, Kenya - Kip Keino's reputation has been damaged unfairly in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal, his lawyer said Friday as he pushes for charges against the running great to be dropped.

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  14. Keino says charges against him dropped, has been releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 file photo, President of the Kenyan National Olympic Committee and International Olympic Committee executive member, Kipchoge Keino, right, delivers a speech near the town of Eldoret, Kenya. Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545,000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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  15. I do not believe in loans, says PatelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daily Monitor

    Caption: Topcon Builders Limited founder and director, Mr Paresh Patel, works at his workshop in Makerere, Kampala last week. The company participated in last year's Top 100 Mid-sized companies' survey.

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  16. Big band night in aid of Kenyan amputeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Wirral Globe

    Nikki Cross organised the night of Glenn Miller in aid of Limb Future, a charity set up by partner David Ruscoe A CONCERT for a charity which sends prosthetic limbs to a hospital in Kenya takes place in Heswall next month. Organised by Nikki Cross, the evening of Glenn Miller music on November 10 at Heswall Hall is in aid of Limb Future, a charity set up by partner David Ruscoe, a bi-lateral trans tibial amputee who had both legs replaced with prosthetic limbs after a motorway crash.

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  17. Kenya:No Respite As Diesel, Kerosene Prices IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Super petrol prices have dropped by Sh1.06 per litre while diesel and kerosene went up Sh1.60 and Sh0.43 respectively in the latest review by the Energy Regulatory Commission . Motorists in Nairobi will from Monday pay Sh115.73 per litre of super petrol from Sh116.97 while diesel will cost Sh109.72 at city pumps from Sh108.12.

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  18. Kenya's Kipruto seeks endurance, to skip world cross country championshipsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    However, the African champion has ruled out competing at next year's World Cross Country Championships saying he is only keen to boost his endurance before moving to his trademark completion in the water and hurdle race. "I want to run in local cross country circuit to help inspire the young athletes to run clean and embrace athletics.

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  19. Chicago champion Kosgei plans word marathon record attempt in 2019Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Chicago marathon champion Bridgit Kosgei of Kenya has left fans dreaming of a possible marathon world record assault when she lines up at the London race in April. Kosgei, at just 24, said she is only getting off the blocks in marathon career and will want to carve her own niche including setting a world record next season.

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  20. WCAP Soldier wins Army Ten-Miler in debut, Tanui repeats as top female finisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | The United States Army

    ... gear." Kirwa finished nearly a minute better than his last year's 50 minutes 13 seconds. The native of Eldoret, Kenya, has his eye on larger goals though: returning to his peak running form in college. A 12-time NAIA All-American, Kirwa gave up ...

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