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Kelley

News reporter & Writer with a soft spot for human rights, sports, peace and justice stories.
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Why Mourinho has recalled Bastian Schweinsteiger to Manchester United first-team training

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger has returned to training with Manchester United’s first team. For a fact Schweinsteiger cannot play against Fenerbahce on Thursday because he is not in Mourinho’s Europa League squad. So why has he been called back? With Ander Herrera banned, Schweinsteiger is an option for United’s …

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Zimbabwe tycoon Strive Masiyiwa signs NBA & NFL channel to attract Kenya viewers

Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa has inked a deal with American TV sports broadcast giant ESPN taking sports viewership in Kenya and the continent on a whole new level. Last week, Kwesé said the deal with ESPN would it boost its offering to include NCAA American football and basketball to its …

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Michael Olunga Scores twice to secure current club Djurgarden Victory

Kenyan International striker Michael Olunga continued his good run by scoring a brace to help his club IF Djurgardens defeat hosts Helsingborg IF 2-1 in a Swedish league match played on Thursday evening. Olunga who started from the bench in the previous match, returned to the starting eleven and proved …

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Harambee Stars squad named: Wanga and Matasi recalled

Harambee stars Coach Stanley Okumbi names a squad of 25 players ahead of November matches against Mozambique and Liberia. Tusker forward Allan Wanga who has been impressive since returning in the second leg of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) has been recalled to the national team. He has scored four …

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Kenya moves up on FIFA Ranking

Kenya has moved to 85th on the FIFA/Cocacola latest ranking, jumping six places from its last position in September. Last victory for Harambee stars accounted for Kenya’s leap in the ranking. Ivory Coast remain the leaders in Africa. They moved three notches in the global ranking to 31st position. They …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned from flights

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones have been banned from all planes in the US following reports of the devices catching fire. Passengers who are caught trying to take them on an aircraft either by carrying them or in their baggage could be fined. The order from the country’s Transportation Department …

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Michael Olunga strikes as Harambee Stars sink DRC: DRC 0-1 Kenya

Kenya put up a spirited fight to upset Democratic of Congo (DRC) 1-0 in an international friendly in Kinshasa. The win is Harambee’s first away win under Stanley Okumbi. Going by the latest Fifa Rankings and previous displays, Kenya went to the match as underdogs but Michael Olunga’s well taken goal in …

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Poor Marketing and Venue roots low fan turnout at Kasarani

Its no-brainer figuring this year’s Safari Sevens tournament missed the fans. The event was poorly attended, the worst in the last 4-5 years. With the digital market congestion and number of major events growing per weekend, No event can risk poor advertising doesn’t matter your previous turnout or tournament’s popularity. …

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FIFA to stop awarding the Ballon D’or

Fifa has ended its association with the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player. The award has been given by France Football every year since 1956, but for the past six years it became the Fifa Ballon d’Or in association with world football’s governing body. The FIFA Ballon d’Or …

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Lupita Nyong’o on a 3rd Vogue Cover & She talks early 2000s Life as a Dark’skin in Kenya

On her third cover for the fashion bible, the Oscar winner slays the October issue in a stunning embroidered floral cap sleeved gown and a head wrap. And given that her upcoming film, Queen of Katwe, was filmed in Eastern Africa, the magazine shot the glorious spread in her home country …

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