September 19, 2023: Top news events to look out for today
Here is what you need to know in order to get up to speed with today's news events.
Ruto's US trip
President William Ruto is still in the United States, and his engagement with world leaders will attract the spotlight.
On Tuesday morning, Ruto attended the United Nations General Assembly Sustainable Development Goals dialogue on applying science and technology innovation and data for transformative
He later met Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and his Swedish counterpart Ulf Kristersson, and Ruto said both Scandinavian leaders gave commitments to support peace initiatives in the Horn of Africa to strengthen our bilateral ties.
Namwamba to hand over stadiums for renovation
Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba will hand over Moi International Sports Complex Kasarani, Nyayo National Stadium, Talanta Sports City (Jamhuri Ground), and Kipchoge Keino to the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) for renovation.
The sporting facilities are expected to be improved as Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania expect to win the bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in 2027.
In the handover ceremonies, Namwamba will be accompanied by the Principal Secretary of State for Youth Development, Ismail Maalim, and the Principal Secretary of State for Sports, Peter Tum.
UEFA Champions League action back
UEFA Champions League action is back, and a number of games have been lined up across various cities in Europe.
Defending champions Manchester City will face Crvena Zvezda, and eyes will be keen to see how Pep Guardiola's charges will begin their title defense campaign.
Milan vs Newcastle
Young Boys vs Leipzig
Feyenoord vs Celtic
Lazio vs Atletico Madrid
PSG vs Borussia Dortmund
Barcelona vs Antwerp
Shakhtar vs Porto