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Richard Wanjohi

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Holding forte as Sports Editor at Global Voices Online – A sports enthusiast, works as an editorial consultant as well as a sports marketer. He contributes for the blog, www.sportskenya.blogspot.com as well as other online and Kenyan publications.

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17 September 2012

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Kenyans Rally to Help Destitute Former Female Champion Boxer

A moving television interview has shown how former Kenyan female champion boxer, Conjestina Achieng, is currently destitute and suffering from mental illness. Kenyan netizens have rallied round to support her.

6 September 2012

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Oscar Pistorius and the Paralympic #Bladegate Controversy

South African double amputee and the first athlete to compete in the Olympics and Paralympics Games in the same year, Oscar Pistorius, attracted attention after being beaten to second place...

1 September 2012

French Coach Appointed to Change Kenyan Football Fortunes

Football Kenya Federation has appointed former French footballer and coach Henri Michel as national team coach. After a string of bad results, officials are looking for a turnaround in time...

31 August 2012

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Paralympic Games Kick Off in London

After hosting a most memorable Olympics, the British capital city of London welcomed the world's Paralympians for what is claimed to be the biggest Paralympics Games ever.

21 August 2012

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Environmentalist Ex-NBA Star Visits Kenya on Anti-Poaching Tour

Since retiring from the National Basketball Association a year ago, Chinese star Yao Ming has become a committed environmentalist, working with WildAid. His most recent visit was to Kenya to...

9 August 2012

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Kenya: ‘Do Milk!’ Campaign Targets Fast Food Generation

The Kenya Dairy Board and milk processors in the country have decided to launch a nationwide campaign to encourage the consumption of milk, using the title ‘Do Milk’. This is...

8 August 2012

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Seven Cameroon Olympic Athletes Go Missing in London

"Their disappearance is not only an embarrassment, but a great surprise to members of the Cameroon delegation and Cameroonians based in London."

6 August 2012

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Team GB's Super Saturday at London 2012 Olympics

After a slow start at the Olympic Games in London, on Saturday 4 August, the host nation's team (popularly known as #TeamGB) achieved some of its greatest victories in a...

5 August 2012

Runner Dibaba Reigns Supreme in Ethiopia/Kenya Athletics Rivalry

Ethiopian long-distance runner Tirunesh Dibaba has reignited the Ethiopian and Kenyan Olympic rivalry. Leading two of the Kenyans into the final lap of the women’s 10,000 metre race on Saturday...

1 August 2012

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UK: Empty Seats at London 2012?

As the games enter their 5th day, Olympic fans are struggling to find tickets to the various venues in London. Many were shocked to see empty seats during the early...

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