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Kenya, on Thursday recorded two coronavirus-related deaths, bringing to three the total number of patients, who have succumbed to COVID-19. [PHOTO | FILE]
2 more die of coronavirus in Kenya as cases soar by 29

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Kenya, on Thursday recorded two coronavirus-related deaths, bringing to three the total number of patients, who have succumbed to COVID-19....

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100,000 Kiambu farmers to receive cereal seeds: Nyoro

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The consignment, includes 71,000 tonnes of maize seeds and 35,000 tonnes of beans which will be distributed directly to the farmers. ...

Bungoma Health CEC, Dr Anthony Walela, said the nun -- on March 13 -- came into contact with a Siaya priest who tested positive for COVID-19. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Bungoma nun arrested, locked down in quarantine

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Bungoma Health CEC, Dr Anthony Walela, said the nun -- on March 13 -- came into contact with a Siaya priest who tested positive for COVID-19....

The disrupters talked tough, hurled dire threats and vowed to teach the pro-Waiguru supporters a lesson should they address the press. [PHOTO | FILE]
Waiguru supporters clash with those of Deputy Governor Ndambiri, it is chaos

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The disrupters talked tough, hurled dire threats and vowed to teach the pro-Waiguru supporters a lesson should they address the press....

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Kitui County fumigates public places to combat Covid-19

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Ngilu says that public places including factories, supermarkets, banks, restaurants and slaughterhouses must have enough water for handwashing....

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AfDB approves Ksh211.3m for WHO-led coronavirus fight plan in Africa

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The grant is part of AfDB’s interventions to assist member countries to address the pandemic which is spreading quickly in the continent....

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Court releases 4,800 inmates as Maraga urges police to avoid unnecessary arrests

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Maraga urged the police to avoid arbitrary arrests and unnecessary detention of suspects for minor offences like loitering and causing disturbance....

Odibet’s virtual gaming platform brings relief to gamers

By | 3 days ago

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak that has rendered the sporting scene dormant, the latest trend in the betting scene is virtual betting which i...

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Scientists begin testing possible vaccines on ferrets

By | 3 days ago

The vaccines have come from Oxford University and US company Inovio Pharmaceuticals and will be tested on ferrets....

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Coronavirus cases top 930,000 globally: What you need to know

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Italy, Germany and Pakistan are among countries that are prolonging their lockdowns to stop the spread of virus. ...

In a special issue Gazette Notice dated March 30, Interior CS Fred Matiang'i said the directive takes effect immediately. [PHOTO | FILE]
All employees to be released from work by 4pm, Matiang’i orders

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In a special issue Gazette Notice dated March 30, Interior CS Fred Matiang'i said the directive takes effect immediately....

Prof Rita Ramjee
Top South African HIV scientist dies of coronavirus

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Head of UNAids Winnie Byanyima said Prof Rita Ramjee's death was a huge loss at a time when the world needed her most....

Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro (pictured) said whereas he will surrender his entire monthly gross salary – Ksh532, 500 – to the COVID-19 kitty, his team will take a 20% pay-cut. [PHOTO | FILE]
Ndindi Nyoro: Take my entire April salary – Ksh532, 500 – and divert it to COVID-19 fight

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Nyoro said whereas he will surrender his entire monthly gross salary – Ksh532, 500 – to the COVID-19 kitty, his team will take a 20% pay-cut....

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Waiguru impeachment motion formally tabled in the House

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Motion of removal of Kirinyaga County governor by impeachment was moved by Mutira ward MCA David Kinyua Wangui in a sitting that was attended by all t...

A family in Mombasa is mourning the death of their 38-year-old US-based son, Peter Juma (pictured), who succumbed to coronavirus on Saturday, March 28. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
US-based son of Mombasa bishop dies of COVID-19 after 7 days in hospital, Govt. sets today as his cremation date

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A family in Mombasa is mourning the death of their 38-year-old US-based son who succumbed to coronavirus on Saturday, March 28....

Kenya on Wednesday, April 1, announced that it recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed infections to 81. [PHOTO | FILE]
22 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Kenya, total now shoots to 81

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Kenya on Wednesday, April 1, announced that it recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed infections to 81....

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Suspect who robbed Asian couple in Bungoma, bombed two cars with IED shot dead: PHOTOS

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According to the police, the 26-year-old man had accessed the couple's home in Bungoma and robbed them of cash....

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday, April 1, held a video call with recovered coronavirus patients, identified as Brenda and Brian. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
The president’s conversation with recovered coronavirus patients Brenda and Brian

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday, April 1, held a video call with recovered coronavirus patients, identified as Brenda and Brian....

BLOG: Uhuru speaks with two Kenyans who have recovered from Covid-19

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Brenda: I first went to the US on December 19. I landed in Texas and when I finished my stay there, I took a flight from Cleveland, Ohio. I had a 10-h...

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Landlords and tenants association urges landlords to offer 3-month rent waiver

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LATAK also urged the government to grant landlords servicing to be given a six-month moratorium on such loans....

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