A story underlining sheer tenacity of an athlete who turned adversity into motivation and in the end thrived and triumphed – this is the story of Kenyan athlete, Conseslus Kipruto.
Kipruto had just started his 3000m steeplechase Diamond League race on Thursday night when he lost one of his shoes in the first lap of the race.
Unable to fetch his shoe and not willing to break his tempo, he run with one shoe for the remainder of the race and emerged winner. Underlying his Olympic and World Champion credentials he beat Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali in a sprint finish.
I have big pain. I am injured because I lost my left shoe. That [...]
For many a dump site is simply what it is, a site for dumping waste. However, Evans Ngure sees beyond the waste as he uses his imagination to bring these materials to life.
This 29-year old Nairobi resident makes art and jewelry from recycled objects in this popular Githurai 45 neighborhood in the north of the Kenyan capital.
“I’ve always loved collecting objects, from a very young age, but it was really when I started going to university that I started creating art with unconventional materials”, Ngure said.
I’ve always loved collecting objects, from a very young age, but it was really when I started going to university [...]
As the British Prime Minister Theresa May ended her three-nation tour of Africa in Kenya on Thursday, she danced with children yet again, even as she pledged post-Brexit trade continuity.
Her counterpart on the other hand, president Uhuru Kenyatta struggled to recall the last high profile dignitary his country hosted from the United Kingdom.
May was the first British prime minister to visit Kenya in 30 years.
As Britain prepares to leave the European Union we are committed to a smooth transition that ensures continuity in our trading relationship with Kenya, ensuring Kenya retains its duty-free, quota-free access to the UK [...]
Great football derbies are not only found in Europe and the Americas. The African continent is also the home of fabulous football rivalries. The derby day is special, and the match is not only about winning three points, but it is more about glory, pride and supremacy.
In this segment, we explored some of the greatest derbies in the continent in club football.
We start off from down south, in South Africa where theres the Soweto Derby which is a clash between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. The Soweto derby is less than 40 years old – with the first game played back in 1970 – but the intensity and passion shown by the team’s supporters makes this one of the [...]