Kisumu County Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o will launch the disbursement of Ksh. 24 million revolving funds to benefit Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and cushion them against effects of COVID-19.
Youth and People with Disabilities groups will be eligible for the microloans.
The county Department
Medical underwriter AAR Insurance Kenya has launched a low-priced
accident cover that costs as little as Ksh 940 per month. It caters for
hospital treatment of up to Ksh 10 million locally and abroad, in case of
The cover dubbed AAR PROTECT Accident Cover takes care of
eSwatini has denied reports that its controversial monarch,
King Mswati III, has left the country as protesters demand pro-democracy
In a statement issued Tuesday, Acting Prime Minister Themba
Masuku said the king “is in the country and continues to lead” while citing
false media reports as the source
Kenya is set to receive Ksh.14 billion (US$.130 million) from the World Bank to support the procurement of the coronavirus vaccines.
The additional financing under the Kenya COVID-19 Health
Emergency Response Project will enable more vaccine access via the African
Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) and COVAX.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced
to 15 months in prison by the country’s Constitutional Court.
Zuma was found guilty of contempt of court in Tuesday’s ruling.
According to CNBC News, Zuma defied the court’s order to
appear at a corruption inquiry when he was still
King Mswati III of Eswatini has allegedly fled
the kingdom after pro-democracy protests turned into chaos, South Africa’s SABC
News has said.
There are unconfirmed reports that protesters
went on the rampage and set fire to several shops in Matsapha.
Several people have also been injured during
“Details are still
All eyes are on the Court of Appeal, which is
hearing an appeal against a High Court decision that declared the Building
Bridges Initiative (BBI) process unconstitutional, null and void.
The hearing of the appeal will run for four
days consecutively to Friday after the president of the Court
A United States federal court has dismissed two separate
anti-trust lawsuits filed against Facebook, resulting in the social networking
giant's market value rising above Ksh.107.7 trillion for the first time ever.
According to BBC, Judge James Boasberg ruled that the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)'s anti-trust complaint against the social
People who have been double-dosed with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine could have a stronger immune response if they were given a different jab as a booster, Sky News has reported based on new study findings.
Professor Matthew Snape from the Oxford Vaccine Group said
the "mix and match"
As visitors return, Kenya's coronavirus-battered hotel
operators have been forced to adapt quickly to survive, adjust the nature of
service, and stay in line with their ultimate service of accommodating guests.
Lonely beaches and boats that were once busy are now anchored at the country, all showing that