247 people have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of coronavirus cases in Kenya to 7,188.
The cases are out of 4,147 samples that were tested in the
past 24 hours, according to the Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS)
“Our cumulative samples tested
Russians voted in a new constitution that will see President Vladimir Putin stay in power till 2036.
Nearly 78 percent of Russian voters officially approved the
amendments to the country’s constitution.
The Russian Electoral Commission announced Thursday after
all the ballots were counted. According to the commission, as reported
By Daisy Okanga | Professor Isaac Macharia has been appointed as the Chair of the Equity Group board.
He takes over from David Ansell who did not offer himself
for re-election at the 16th Equity Group’s Annual General Meeting on June 30,
David Ansell is a
Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has suspended the trading
of Kenya Airways Plc share effective July 3. 2020.
The suspension which will stay in force for three months is due to the imminent buyout of Kenya Airways by the government.
“Notice is hereby given on the suspension from trading
The government has extended a debt amnesty to state-owned sugar mills that will see the government write off Ksh.58 billion owed by the sugar companies.
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Peter Munya said the
government will also write off Ksh4 billion owed by the sugar mills in taxes.
By Daisy Okanga | The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has reported that M-Pesa’s market share has grown to 98.8 percent with 29.1 million registered active subscribers as of March 31, 2020.
According to the report, M-Pesa is also facilitated by
202,102 mobile money agents countrywide.
By Daisy Okanga | The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Najib Balala, has reduced Park entry fees to all Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) game parks and reserves which will take effect from July 1, 2020.
At the same time, KWS has given a one-year
By Daisy Okanga | Public hospitals in the country have started to receive locally manufactured Personal Protective Equipment (PPES) for use by healthcare workers dealing with COVID-19 patients.
So far, 68 public hospitals have been identified by the
Ministry of Health that will receive PPEs for
Fifteen out of 83 students who arrived in Mombasa from Sudan
have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is according to Mombasa Chief Health Officer Khadija
The students had been stranded in Sudan since March after
international flights were stopped to combat the spread of the novel
They were flown
By Daisy Okanga | Jumia is establishing pick up stations where one can get information on the company’s platform.
The pickup stations in different
stations are as a result of constraints that have been caused by the
coronavirus pandemic, this is according to Jumia’s Managing Director Sam