Sports Minister Helen Sambili talks to the Press before the Thursday meeting started. Nothing concrete came out of the meeting. Photo: Jonah Onyango/Standard

I tip Mathare United or Tusker to win league crown


The Kenyan Premier League kicks-off today and just like I had done with the English Premier League, I am going to predic … Read More


Planning for women football


JAMES WAINDI spoke to Rachael Kamweru, chairperson of Women Football Development Committee. … Read More


Fifa gives conditions


Kenya Football Federation (KFF) must start winding up. Its officials should apologise to their rivals in the new outfit, … Read More


Let the League start


A record eight coaches faced the chop last year in what turned out to be one of the most competitive seasons in the Keny … Read More


Who will lift the KPL trophy?


Muhoroni based side confounded critics by finishing a creditable third in their third season in the top division. Last s … Read More

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Friday marked a very special day for a particular group of women. These are the women who have undergone the female genital mutilation. It was the International Day of Zero tolerance to FGM. It was the day that the world put aside to highlight the fight against a practice that has taken religious and cultural dimension to inhibit a woman’s reproductive and sexual health rights.

Dan Okoth
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By Kipkirui K’Telwa
Sub-Editor, Online Edition

By Rose Nzioka
Standard Group Online Editor

By Stephen Ndegwa
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