Sports Cabinet News

EDITORIAL: Shame to bail out clubs

The government moved in last week to rescue one of top community football clubs, AFC Leopards, from imminent collapse, when Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa handed the Kenyan Premier League side Sh2 million, but after giving the management a dressing down for its run of poor results.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

CS Rashid Echesa bails out struggling Leopards

The government has bailed out cash-strapped AFC Leopards with Sh2 million but not before Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa had offered a tongue lashing to the club officials following a spate of poor results.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Club sues over ejection of belly dancers

A Nairobi club that flew in eight Pakistani belly dancers with the assistance of Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa is now seeking Sh48 million in damages for loss of business following their deportation.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 7, 2019

EDITORIAL: President should crack down on the lazy CSs

Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa has publicly been chastised for politicking, notwithstanding that the law prohibits that.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 3, 2019

KORIR: Finally, Echesa walking the talk on sports venues

I am loving the new-found energy being exhibited by Sports Cabinet Secretary, Rashid Echesa, lately.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Investigators in Rio Olympics corruption case draw court's ire

News Investigators in Rio Olympics corruption case draw court's ire A court has directed Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji to investigate the office of the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) for failing to implement its orders relating to the Sh21.7 million Rio Olympics graft case against former Sports Cabinet secretary Hassan Wario and five others.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Rio scandal: Questions after court orders disobeyed

The order for the supply of evidence to the accused - former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario, former Principal Secretary Richard Ekai and four others - was not served to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations as required.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 22, 2019

Speed up! Echesa urges Kipchoge Keino Stadium contractors

Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa is confident Eldoret’s Kipchoge Keino Stadium will soon be ready for use, but has urged the two contractors on the ground to speed up works.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 18, 2019

EDITORIAL: IAAF visit reassuring

Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa must crack the whip to ensure the all-too-familiar last-minute rush doesn’t rear its ugly head once again.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 18, 2019