Tag: Kenyan

Kenyan two-time World Championship medalist allegedly stabbed to death by husband

Kenyan athlete, Agnes Tirop, a two-time World Championship bronze medallist, has been allegedly murdered by her husband. The 25-year-old’s body was found at her home in Iten in western Kenya, a town renowned as a training base for distance runners. Confirming the athlete’s death, a press statement released by Athletics Kenya[Read More…]

Kenyan Okwiri Oduor Wins 2014 Caine Prize For African Writing

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor has won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story My Father’s Head. Described as “an uplifting story about mourning,” Nairobi-born Oduor’s 2013 work begins with the narrator’s attempts to remember what her father’s face looked like as she struggles to cope with[Read More…]