Eldoret, Kenya Newswire

Eldoret, Kenya Newswire

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  1. Kenya's world leader Kiptanui, Kipkirui target India conquest at Delhi Half marathonRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    Kenya's road race specialist and world leader Erick Kiptanui and Caroline Kipkirui, the bronze medalist at the Ras Al-Khaimah in UAE will be the athletes to beat at the Delhi Half-marathon on Oct. 21. The 27-year-old ran 58:42 in Berlin to climb to fourth on the all-time list behind World Half marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor, Samuel Wanjiru and Zersenay Tadese . The late Wanjiru still holds the Kenyan half marathon record at 58:33.


  2. Commonwealth champ Cheptegei shakes off six months injury, eyes Dutch road race winRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei has recovered from his knee injury that has kept him off competition since April and will compete in a road race in Netherlands on Sunday. Cheptegei, who claimed double gold in Australia in April, aggravated his knee in the process and has paid the price missing the Diamond League and Africa Championships in Nigeria.


  3. Kipruto targets to race in China, eyes Xiamen marathonRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | Xinhuanet

    Berlin Marathon silver medalist Amos Kipruto is considering of returning to Asia in early 2019, eyeing at Xiamen and Tokyo marathons. The Xiamen marathon, the third biggest race in China after Beijing and Shanghai, will be staged on January 6 while Tokyo marathon is scheduled for February.


  4. Olympic steeplechase champ Kipruto unhurt after car crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  5. Pastor Kiwedde set free after completing his jail termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Daily Monitor

    Pastor Kiwedde was in 2013 arrested in Rakai District, where he was impersonating a Kenyan Catholic priest who was performing However, after serving part of his sentence at Mutukula prison, in 2014, Kiwedde escaped from prison and managed to get out of the country through Mutukula border before going to Zimbabwe from where he was repatriated back to Uganda in November 2016 to complete his sentence. He had been sentenced to a four-year jail term for impersonation but was give two more years for the prison break and being in possession of a fake passport in the names of David Mubiru.


  6. Kenyans laud Kipchoge's world record win in Berlin marathonRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Xinhuanet

    Former world marathon record holder Dennis Kimetto led other Kenyans in congratulating Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge after he shuttered his mark by one minute and 18 seconds. "I respect Kipchoge, he has done well and I believe it will take a lot more for anyone to challenge that record," Kimetto told Xinhua on Sunday in Eldoret.


  7. Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon Record at Berlin MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The New York Times

    ... father died when he was very young. As a child, he jogged to get to and from school. Kipchoge, 33, lives in Eldoret, Kenya, with his wife and three children, and splits time between there and a training camp up in the hills, 8,000 feet above sea ...


  8. Eliud Kipchoge Is the Greatest Marathoner, EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    ... self-discipline. He rolls out of bed at 5 a.m. for his morning runs. He splits his time between his home in Eldoret, Kenya, where he lives with his wife and three children, and a training camp up in the hills, 8,000 feet above sea level, where he ...


  9. Ugandan Kiprotich eyes Toronto marathon course recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Newkerala.com

    Nairobi, Sep 13 : Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich, who trains near Eldoret, will become the first Olympic champion to compete at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 21. The Kenya-based athlete, who trains in Kattegat together with current Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge under Dutch based management company Global Sport Communications, will accompany two-time Toronto champion Philemon Rono from their training base as they battle for the honours in Canada next month where the winner will take $24,000 in prize money, reports Xinhua news agency. The trio is coached by 1992 Olympic steeplechase silver medallist Patrick Sang.


  10. Kenya:Oversupply of Mall Space in Kenya - ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenyan cities are faced with an oversupply of retail space, a real estate report has revealed. And many real estate developers, especially of malls, are already feeling the effect as slow uptake gradually becomes the norm.


  11. Kenya's Kipchoge eyes marathon world record in Berlin on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leaves for Berlin on Tuesday, with his sights trained on running his best ever race in the German capital on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Berlin Marathon - Berlin, Germany - September 24, 2017 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge celebrates after winning the men's race REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo NAIROBI: Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leaves for Berlin on Tuesday, with his sights trained on running his best ever race in the German capital on Sunday.


  12. Athletics: Kenya's Kipchoge eyes marathon world record in Berlin on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Reuters

    Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leaves for Berlin on Tuesday, with his sights trained on running his best ever race in the German capital on Sunday. Athletics - London Marathon Winners' Press Conference - Tower Hotel, London, Britain - April 23, 2018 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge poses for a photograph Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra The 33-year-old, widely seen as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, has won almost every major marathon on the calendar, but the world record has eluded him.


  13. Kenya:NCPB Struggles to Sell Maize Imported Under Subsidy PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The National Cereals and Produce Board is facing difficulties selling maize it imported under the subsidy programme that was meant to cushion consumers from high flour prices. Millers are reluctant to buy the maize being sold at Sh2,300 per 90kg bag despite having been imported at Sh4,000.


  14. Kenya: UN expert to assess human rights of persons with albinismRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | World News Report

    The UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ikponwosa Ero, will conduct an official visit to Kenya from 7 to 17 September 2018. "The purpose of the mission is to identify good practices, challenges and potential gaps in human rights to be addressed," said Ms Ero.


  15. Kenya:Fuel Shortage Looms As Distributors Ground TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | AllAfrica.com

    A crippling shortage of fuel now looms in the country, after petroleum distributors went on strike on Monday to protest introduction of the 16 percent increment tax on the product. As many as 200 tanker owners and resellers affiliated to the Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors' Association and Petroleum product drivers aggregated on Nairobi's Nanyuki Road-the main source of the region's fuel.


  16. Kenya:Anatomy of U.S.$112 Million Cereals Board ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | AllAfrica.com

    The anti-graft agency has revealed shocking details on how Sh11.3 billion meant to buy maize from farmers was instead pilfered through an elaborate scheme involving traders and employees of the National Cereals and Produce Board . The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission said on Thursday that a big chunk of the money was paid out to a small clique of suppliers, mainly traders, through a scheme where they presented false verification forms.


  17. Kenya:Flooded Road Leaves Motorists StrandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Transport was paralysed on the Eldoret-Kisumu road after a stream at Kapseret, near Eldoret International Airport, broke its banks following heavy rains. "I am on my way to the airport to fly to Nairobi then travel to Mombasa but with the traffic snarl-up I am afraid that I may not be able to do so.


  18. SPC Reese Center's honored Vocational Nursing Graduates include two of Big SpringRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Big Spring Herald

    ... Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX-PN) to become licensed vocational nurses. Graduates include Mellissa Boit of Eldoret, Kenya; Badr Djelti of Tlemcen, Algeria, and Adelina Nduwamungu of London, Ontario, Canada. Others graduates are Maritza Alaniz, Post; ...


  19. Kenya:Kenya to Sign $3.8b SGR Deal Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenya is expected to sign a Ksh380 billion contract for the second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway in September. Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia on Tuesday said the deal will be inked during this year's Forum on China-Africa Corporation that will be held from September 1-5 in China.


  20. Magala leads Team Uganda to the AACT in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | New Vision

    Team captain Eva Magala will lead Uganda at the 14th edition of the All Africa Challenge Trophy. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga The three-man Uganda ladies team that is going to represent the country at the All Africa Challenge Trophy tournament in Ghana will not be short of motivation when they compete in the 14th edition of the Championship at the Achimota Golf club in Ghana, August 26-31.