The government has unveiled a raft of guidelines that will
be followed by players in the country’s tourism sector.
Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala said the “safe travel” health and safety protocol will form part of the tourism sector’s roadmap towards the re-opening and restart
The United States’ Agency for International Development
(USAID) announced $50 million (Ksh5 billion) to support Kenya’s response to
The fund will be channelled into recovery efforts to meet the immediate and longer-term challenges that COVID-19 is posing.
“The American people
have always been generous to those in need
Kenya has confirmed 307 new COVID-19 cases raising the total
number of cases to 6,673.
The cases are out of 3,591 samples that were tested in the
past 24 hours.
July 1 numbers comprise 289 Kenyans and 18 foreigners with 215 being male and 92 females, said Health Chief
Kenya has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council
(WTTC), Safe Travel Stamp.
This is in recognition of the destination’s adoption of the global health and hygiene standardized protocols dubbed ‘Safe Travels'.
The announcement was made by the Cabinet Secretary for
Tourism and Wildlife Najib Balala during
July 1 marks the final day, after six days of voting to
change Russia’s current constitution, which will see President Vladimir Putin stay in power for the
next 16 year.
President Putin, aged 67, has been in power for two decades as President and is currently the longest-serving
By Daisy Okanga | TikTok is one of 59 Apps, including Chinese messaging platform WeChat and mobile browser UC Browser, that have been banned by the Indian government for posing a threat to sovereignty and integrity.
According to the BBC report, the move follows a border
BY Daisy Okanga | Kenya’s value of domestic exports rose by 5.3 percent to Ksh144.9 billion in the first quarter of 2020, compared to Ksh137.6 billion in the previous year, according to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
This trend was largely
attributed to increases in some
President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the several
amendments in the 2020 Finance Bill which include zero rating of Value Added
Tax (VAT) on maize, cassava and wheat flour for six months.
The new finance Act also extends the zero rating of cooking
gas for one year.
President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the 2020/21 Budget,
the 2020 Finance Bill and the 2019/20 Third Supplementary Budget on Tuesday.
The Ksh3.2 trillion 2020/21 Budget contains a Ksh56.6
billion post COVID-19 economic stimulus package and an allocation of Ksh128.3
billion to the government's Big Four agenda.
The 2020 Finance
July 1, marks exactly one year after the death of Safaricom's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The late Bob Collymore.
The telco giant, which boasts as the largest company in market share and revenue in East Africa, is celebrating Collymore who led it for nine successful years.