he Ministry of Health has issued new directives to bodaboda operators in a move aimed at averting the spread of the new coronavirus. Speaking at Afya House, the Ministry of Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said bodaboda operators are at risk of transmitting the virus without knowing. Operators will now be required to ferry only …

  Sauti Sol are a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi, Kenya by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Savara Mudigi in 2005. Initially an a cappella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti Sauti Sol released their debut studio album Mwanzo on 1 November 2008, to critical acclaim. Their second studio …

President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks at State House in Nairobi on March 25, 2020. He ordered the National Treasury to move to Parliament and implement a raft of changes including relief on employee tax and value added tax (VAT) as the government delivers its stimulus package to the economy. “In recognition of the extra-ordinary nature of …

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Tuesday confirmed 9 more positive cases of the coronavirus in the country, totalling to 25. The CS revealed that, from the 9 cases, 7 of them are Kenyans while the remaining 2 are foreigners. He added that the cases confirmed so far are spread out across 4 counties across …

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s financial armoury is fast running out of measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. He has few options in the face of growing calls for the government to give businesses some form of tax relief, or cobble together a stimulus package to avert an economic meltdown. Data from the Treasury shows that by …

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Monday announced that the country had recorded one more positive case of the coronavirus. Speaking during a press conference at Afya House, the CS noted that the total number of Covid-19 infections in the country now stands at 16. According to CS Kagwe, the new patient is a close …

Panic has conquered Siaya residents after one of those diagnosed with Covid-19 on Sunday visited Ugunja for a funeral. At least 100 Catholics in Ugunja, Siaya County, are living in fear after receiving the sacrament from a priest who later tested positive for coronavirus. The priest is said to be among the eight newly diagnosed …

The government has now granted approvals to enhance universal 4G data coverage throughout the country, especially in rural areas, as Kenyans are urged to work from home amid the coronavirus crisis. President Uhuru Kenyatta, addressing the press at State House in Nairobi on Monday, announced that the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) had signed an …

Supermarkets and other shopping areas have been directed to limit number of shoppers so that they remain accommodating with social distancing guidelines with regards to coronavirus. Health CS Mutahi Kagwe said the number of shoppers allowed inside the building is to be based on the size of premises. “A queue management system must be established to …

The price of the Kenyan coffee is reported to have dropped by 18% this week on effects of coronavirus that have seen the value of major commodities flop in the world market. Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE) indicated a 50-kilo bag of the produce on average obtained Sh19,998 down from Sh21,836 in the previous trading. NCE …