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Allan Wanga calls time on international football career

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Kenyan international Allan Wanga has announced his retirement from international football, one month after he was excluded from the final squad that took part in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cairo, Egypt.

Wanga, who is the Kakamega County Sports Director, says that he will now focus on his job as well as his club duty for SportPesa Premier League side Kakamega Homeboyz.

“For 12 years, I have had the singular privilege and great honour to represent my country on the football pitch. Together with the support of the team, the management and the fans at large, I believe I have represented my country to the best of my ability,” Wanga said in a press statement dispatched to selected sports personalities.

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“It’s now time for me to pave way for other players who I believe will embody the spirit of Harambee, as I trust I did. I wish the National Team the very best in their future endeavours and now transition from the pitch to the terrace as the team’s biggest cheerleader.

“I will now dedicate my time to my county Kakamega and my club. Thank you FKF, thank you Kenya for the decade plus of togetherness,” he added.

Until his retirement, Wanga made 44 appearances for Harambee Stars, scoring 22 goals within that time.

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He was second on the KPL top scorers charts last season after bagging 18 goals. His inexplicable omission from Afcon squad named by coach Migne drew widespread concern.

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Man kills sister after accusing her of fornication

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Police in Uganda have arrested a man who allegedly killed his sister after accusing her of fornicating with an unidentified man in their mother’s house.

According to police, a one Ama, 19, a self-employed resident of Kiina Fishing Village in Kikuube District, died after being assaulted by her elder brother.

The woman was reportedly found having sex with an unidentified man in her mother’s bedroom.

The suspect is a fisherman and a resident of the same area.

He was joined by his friend to assault his sister, according to police.

“One suspect was arrested, the scene has been visited but a postmortem is yet to be carried out,” Mr Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional police spokesperson, said.

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This is the new life of former TPF hottie Esther Nabaasa

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Her breakthrough was when she was signed by UG Records and during that time, being signed to a record label was a big plus for an artiste.

Esther Nabaasa had just won the second edition of the Tusker Project Fame (TPF). She was highly believed to be the next big thing after Juliana and Iryn Namubiru.

“I want my music to hit the international scene. I want to be marketable all over the world,” were her words soon after returning from Kenya where she had participated in the competition along with 18 other contestants.

But that did not happen. Nabaasa’s singing career lasted as long as her one-year record deal with Universal Music Group in South Africa.

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There were stories that she had quit music after just a few songs such as Sing From the Nile, Yoga Yoga and Watwala Omutima Gwange.

Word then was that she was going to concentrate on her marriage to producer Michael Fingers. The couple have two children now and Nabaasa never completely quit music.

She settled for songwriting and she wrote some of the songs on Bebe Cool’s Go Mama album that was released in 2014 as well as Juliana’s Bits and Pieces.

Besides that, she also does music for commercials and last we heard is that she hit a jackpot writing one of the songs in Natasha Museveni Karugire’s 27 Gunsmovie.

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‘Drunk’ Catholic priest flees from accident scene after killing pastor, wife

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A Catholic priest, who police say was drunk while driving, escaped from an accident scene after being involved in a head-on-collision that left a pastor and his wife dead.

The pastor, his wife and a third passenger died on the spot in the accident at Maili Saba along the Isiolo-Meru road.

The couple’s son is admitted at Isiolo County Referral Hospital.

The four were heading to Mwingi to attend the burial of a kin when they were hit by an oncoming car driven by the Catholic priest based in Isiolo.

According to Buuri Sub-County Police Commander Joseph Asugo, the Catholic priest was reportedly drunk and was driving on the wrong lane.

The priest fled from the scene soon after the accident.

“Only one occupant of the car heading for the burial survived and is admitted at the hospital in critical condition,” Mr Asugo said.

The Nation has established that the Catholic priest and seminarian escaped with minor injuries and were treated at a local private hospital.

“The priest and seminarian were later rushed to nearby hospital and treated for minor injuries,” a source told the Nation.

The police boss has asked motorists to observe traffic rules to avoid accidents.

“All road users should observe traffic rules so that we don’t lose lives,” he said.

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The bodies of the three have been taken to Isiolo Referral Hospital Mortuary.

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