THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY FUND GOLF TOURNAMENT

A large number of babies are born with congenital heart conditions, in Kenya every year. The Nairobi Hospital and her partner corporates are committed to helping children afflicted with this condition, especially those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds by...
Be the Judge

Be the Judge

‘Do not judge me.’ How many times have you heard that line being said? And how many of those instances have you been the recipient of the above? Infinite times. That’s probably everyone’s reply – and in truth, it is a very popular line. But you know what, it’s May and...

Win or Win! Why the Godfather cannot lose in Cardiff.

There will be an article previewing the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff. I’m afraid this isn’t it.   The Godfather. Sigh. Of course, I love the movies. They are remarkable. Mention the Godfather and I pray that you think of the books by Mario...

The UEFA Europa League

What is the Europa League? Seriously, what is the UEFA Europa League? Drawn a blank face, representative of a blank mind? Consider your ignorance forgiven. Perhaps what comes to mind is the European competition for farmers, by farmers, on farms, somewhere in the...
The Comeback

The Comeback

  Everyone’s got a plan until you’re punched in the mouth.1   That could not ring truer for Liverpool in the 2005 UEFA Champions League (UCL) Finals in Istanbul, where lore has it, Rafa Benitez’s side was trailing AC Milan, 3-0 at halftime. In the 2015 Rugby...
One for the Ages

One for the Ages

There’s no competition that I love quite as much as the UEFA Champions League. Maybe the only exception is the World Cup, but that’s more due to the fact that it comes after 4 years. After watching the Champions League for the last 17 years, I still bubble with...
Issa Wrap!

Issa Wrap!

Our London Bureau Chief (and basically any other city that’s not in your country) Syl Wekesa is back and this time he draws from his geo-political knowledge to shed some light into the shifts at the leadership of African football and the implications.  Among...
Weekend Wrap

Weekend Wrap

“…like I never left.” I know it has been a while and a long one for that matter, but for everyone’s sake can we just, I don’t know, forget about it and instead assume that mantra from Akon and the late Whitney Houston’s hit? Thank you. Onwards then. There was only...
Betting and the club you support

Betting and the club you support

In a recent TDO group chat, one of our members strongly declared that he’d never bet on the team he supports, ever. The said club is in the English top flight, doing rather well, with several decent wins-most of them emphatic, on the back of good performances, with a...