Moon of Liberty Newsround


Moon Of Liberty Newsround – on 07th August at 11.05 pm

The Times – Momentum activists take over Chris Leslie’s constituency of Nottingham East

CBS News – Trump defends national security adviser McMaster after calls for his sacking

NBC News – Piano that survived the Holocaust to be an exhibit in Israel museum

Moon of Liberty Opinion/Editorial – Energy markets and the Trump Administration – Kevin Alcock

NBC News – Vladimir Putin poses for the cameras while fishing on vacation

Spectator Opinion – Why Amber Rudd will likely get Ruth Davidson’s endorsement for any future Tory leadership contest – James Forsyth

Daily Telegraph – Kenya fears return to bloodshed with upcoming election

Sky News – Biggest earthquake in 30 years hits the Scottish Highlands

BBC News – Irish PM wants no barriers to free trade post Brexit

BBC News – North and South Korea to open talks

BBC News – National Trust U-Turn over LBGT badges

Moon Of Liberty/Winning at Politics – Local by elections round-up on a good night for Labour at UKIP’s expense

The Hill – FBI monitored social media on election day for fake news from Russia

Daily Mirror – Labour MP Chris Williamson rejects case to sanction Venezuela and attacks the US ‘shady record

Antisemitism UK – Labour selects by election candidate who has tweeted antismetic content

Conservative Home opinion – Being the workers party means being the party of low taxes – Rob Halfon MP

ABC News – John McCain says he believes he will be ready to go back to work in September

The Independent – Grand Jury set up to investigate president Trump’s links to Russia

Irish Times – Lobbyist says Republicans and Democrats need to work together if they want US immigration reform

The Australian – Australian Senator Hatch vows to block any same sex marriage referendum attempt



Moon Of Liberty Rugby Union – Kenya v Hong Kong


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Kenya v Hong Kong

Kenya comfortably defeated Hong Kong in a one off test match in Tatu City. Darwin Mukidza was able to dominate with the boot as the forwards had them on the front foot from the start and Mukidza opened the scoring with a penalty. Joseph Kangethe and Tony Ownor added tries as Kenya led 20-3 at the break. Mukidza scored and converted another try in the second half to increase the lead. Hugo Stiles got a late consolation try for Hong Kong but it was a deserved win for Kenya with Mukidza scoring 19 points for the home side who try and build a team to take on Namibia in future African Championships.

Full Report (The Star, Kenya)





Test Match

Kenya 34Hong Kong 10At The RFUEA Griund, Tatu City, Kenya

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MANDarwin Mukidza (Kenya)


Moon Of Liberty Rugby Union – African Cup


Rugby Union

African Cup -Kenya v Uganda

After a tight first half Kenya eventually took command in the second to earn victory against Uganda in their African Cup meeting. Both sides scored three tries each in the first half but the superior kicking of Kenya’s Darwin Mukidza ensured Kenya went in with a 23-19 lead at the break.Kenya dominated the second half with tries from Brian Nyikuli, Simon Muniafu and Max Adaka all going over to seal a comfortable 45-24 victory in the end. It gives Kenya and outside chance of becoming African Champions but it would require Zimbabwe to score an unlikley victory over Namibia in the final game next weekend.

Full Report (Standard Media Kenya)





African Cup

Kenya 45Uganda 24At The RFUAE Ground, Nairobi, Kenya

Moon Of Liberty Rugby Union – Nam v Ken


Rugby Union

Two tries for de la Harpe as Namibia power to victory

Namibia took a huge step towards becoming African Rugby Champions for the third year in a row with a big 46-13 win over Kenya in Windhoek. Center Darryl del la Harpe scored two tries and Theuns Kotze kicked 16 points as Namibia’s forwards took control of the game. The hosts scored five tries along with a penalty try to coast to an easy win and establish themselves as the powerhouse in African rugby. Jacob Ojee’s consolation for Kenya was too little too late as they were well beaten.




African CupAt the South West Stadium, Windhoek, Namibia

Namibia (25) 46 – Tries (6) Botha, Bothma, de la Harpe 2, Marais, Penalty Try; Con (5) Kotze 5; Pens (2) Kotze 2;

Kenya (6) 13 – Tries (1) Ojee; Con (1) Mukidza; Pens (2) Mukidza 2;

MOON OF LIBERTY STAR MAN – Darryl de la Harpe (Namibia)