Commonwealth News

Kenyan stars dominate in Elgoibar

While the 19-year-old Kipruto got the better of Ethiopian rising star and defending champion Selemon Barega, Obiri was head and shoulders ahead of Uganda’s Commonwealth 10,000m champion Stella Chesang and world steeplechase record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 15, 2019

Proteas let slip a golden opportunity to beat Australia Diamonds

SA will next face Commonwealth champions England in London on Saturday.

IOL , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Obiri, Rhonex shine in Elgoibar cross country

While the 19-year-old Kipruto got the better of Ethiopian rising star and defending champion Selemon Barega, Obiri was head and shoulders ahead of Uganda’s Commonwealth 10,000m champion Stella Chesang and world steeplechase record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

The challenge of building a modern democratic state – Part II

If the 1980 elections were rigged, contrary to the verdict of the Organisation of African Union (OAU) and Commonwealth Observer Missions, what the NRM regime has done in all subsequent elections has sanitised and thoroughly whitewashed the 1980 exercise.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 13, 2019

Shagari’s ouster cursed Abuja

The man was Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth when he was asked to come and serve.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019

Total boosts team Nigeria ahead international powerlifting championships | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“We are committed to the provision of critical equipment, cash, and media support in every other form we can help the Para-Power lifting of Nigeria that has been putting Nigeria’s name not only on the Commonwealth’s map but on the world as well,” he said.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019

Obiri faces compatriot Chepkoech in Elgoibar

Chepkoech is also an accomplished athlete in flat events as she proved at last April’s Commonwealth Games when the 27-year-old landed the 1500m silver medal in an outdoor PB of 4:03:09.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 11, 2019

Independent MPs need increased attention - Kadaga

(Courtesy photo) LEGISLATION MALTA - Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked Commonwealth parliaments to pay attention to independent members, who she said are laying increased claim for wider space in the multiparty arrangement.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Kadaga asks world leaders to protect female MPs from cyber

By Monitor reporter Malta- The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga’s, proposal to include cyber harassment of female Members of Parliament among the top agenda for the Commonwealth speakers conference has been adopted.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Kipchoge is Sports Personality of The Year

To bag his award, Kipchoge beat Kenya Sevens star Willy Ambaka, Harambee Stars shot stopper Patrick Matasi, 1500m World, Commonwealth and African champion Elijah Manangoi and 3,000m steeplechase compatriot Conseslus Kipruto.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 10, 2019