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FBI warns of Zoom hackers as millions turn to popular teleconferencing tool

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FBI says it has received multiple reports of conferences being disrupted by pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language....

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16 more people test positive for coronavirus: Health CAS

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Sixteen more people test positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in Kenya to 142....

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Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’ as cases pass 300,000

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Trump's calls to relax restrictions came on the day confirmed coronavirus infections in the US surpassed 300,000, the highest number in the world....

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Don’t come to Bungoma, Governor Wangamati tells Nairobians

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Governor says that county will distribute face masks to boda boda operators and other low-income groups starting Monday, April 6. ...

Doctors say India must prepare for an ‘onslaught’ as biggest slum reports first coronavirus death

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The patient, who had no travel history, died hours just after testing positive for coronavirus while being transferred to a local hospital...

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Boost as Denmark gives Kenya over Sh320m for Covid-19 emergency fund

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Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn said the 22 million Danish Kroner, to be channelled through the World Bank....

Mutahi Kagwe
Senate team summons Kagwe team to shed light on coronavirus mitigation plans

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Senate team wants National Emergency Response Committee members to appear before them this week to shed light on Covid-19 mitigation plans....

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Bill Gates speaks out on his prophetic 2015 Ted Talk about virus pandemic

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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates talks about his prophetic Ted Talk in 2015 in which he predicted that a virus outbreak would kill many...

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‘Cyber attacks target hospitals fighting coronavirus’

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International Criminal Police say that criminals are using software to hold medical centres digitally hostage to stop them accessing files and systems...

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Coronavirus: Narok County to fumigate open-air markets twice a week

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Narok County launches a fumigation drive of open-air markets to protect traders from coronavirus disease, orders taxis to operate from one place....

Michael Munene told K24 Digital that he arrived at the decision - of extending the rent relief - after evaluating Kenya's current economic situation. [PHOTO | FILE]
Another Ksh114K forgone: Landlord extends rent relief to 3 months, fills tenants’ store with free food

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Munene told K24 Digital that he arrived at the decision - of extending the rent relief - after evaluating Kenya's current economic situation....

It is said the teargas canisters that the locals are in possession of, did not go off after being hurled at them. [PHOTO | FILE]
Kakamega residents hurling teargas at police during curfew urged to surrender the canisters

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It is said the teargas canisters that the locals are in possession of, did not go off after being hurled at them....

Joy Indeche fatally stabbed Bryan Indimuli multiple times in the stomach before turning the kitchen knife on herself. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
Woman kills husband and then rips out her intestines after quarrel over fallen ugali

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Joy Indeche fatally stabbed Bryan Indimuli multiple times in the stomach before turning the kitchen knife on herself....

An Eldoret family spent Friday night in the cold after a landlady unroofed their rented house, demanding they settle a Ksh 500 balance. [PHOTO | FILE]
Eldoret landlady removes roof of tenant’s house due to rent arrears

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An Eldoret family spent Friday night in the cold after a landlady unroofed their rented house, demanding they settle a Ksh 500 balance....

A Kenyan man, who works as a preacher in the United Kingdom, is under probe for allegedly selling “bogus” medical oil. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
UK investigating Kenyan pastor for selling oil he claims can ‘protect congregants against coronavirus’

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A Kenyan man, who works as a preacher in the United Kingdom, is under probe for allegedly selling “bogus” medical oil....

The Government on April 4, announced that four more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total cases to 126. [PHOTO | FILE]
COVID -19: 4 more confirmed as ‘partying’ quarantined persons to stay longer in confinement

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The Government on April 4, announced that four more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total cases to 126....

A middle-aged man from Ol Kalou Town in Nyandarua County has donated Ksh10, 500 to the COVID-19 management kitty. [PHOTO | K24 DIGITAL]
COVID-19: Ol Kalou man writes Uhuru a cheque

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A middle-aged man from Ol Kalou Town in Nyandarua County has donated Ksh10, 500 to the COVID-19 management kitty....

A couple in India has named their twin children COVID and Corona in the wake of global coronavirus crisis. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Couple names twin children – a boy and girl – COVID and corona

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A couple in India has named their twin children COVID and Corona in the wake of global coronavirus crisis....

Inside the house of the said-preacher at Manyatta area, were tens of stolen household items, including expensive electronics. [PHOTO | FILE]
Kisumu: Raid on house of pastor spotted among robbers Friday night unravels his dark side

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Inside the house of the said-preacher at Manyatta area, were tens of stolen household items, including expensive electronics....

Police in Machakos have arrested their 38-year-old colleague on suspicion of raping a 45-year-old woman on Thursday evening, April 2. [PHOTO | FILE]
Policeman, 38, rapes woman summoned to station, colleague busts him

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Police in Machakos have arrested their 38-year-old colleague on suspicion of raping a 45-year-old woman on Thursday evening, April 2....

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