The surging number of COVID-19 cases
and infections in the neighbouring Uganda has rattled the government with President
Yoweri Museveni set to address the nation tonight.
President Museveni’s address coming
less than two weeks since he made another address in which he imposed a partial
lockdown to contain the
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), has joined a
United Nations-backed emissions-reduction program as it looks to begin a
domestic carbon market.
KenGen announced its participation in the Business Ambition for 1.5°C program on Wednesday.
“Our intention is to be able to sell the Certified Emission Reductions
in the market
The first president of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, has died aged
President Kaunda’s death comes days after reports that he
was admitted to Maina Soko military hospital in the capital Lusaka, where he
was treated for pneumonia from June 14.
Kaunda was the country’s founding father and ruled for
President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed Kenya is adequately
prepared to welcome back the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally which
kicks off on June 24, 2021.
At the same time, the President urged Kenyan motorsport
enthusiasts who will be attending the four-day Safari Rally to behave well,
saying it had taken
The Ministry of Health has declared 13 counties in western
Kenya a COVID-19 hotspot zone following a spike in COVID-19 infections.
The Lake Basin region will undergo the dusk to dawn curfew beginning
7:00 pm until 4:00 am, effective June 18, 2021.
“…the Counties of
Busia, Vihiga, Kisii, Nyamira, Kakamega,
Karim Khan on Wednesday took over as the new International Criminal Court’s (ICC)
Chief Prosecutor, with a pledge to improve its track record by taking only
its strongest cases to trial.
born in 1970. He holds a Law degree and A.K.C from King's College
London. He was admitted to the
Uganda is witnessing an exponential rise in the number of COVID-19
infections and deaths.
From the latest official data, Uganda has recorded the highest number of
deaths in a day.
According to the Ministry of Health 49 people succumbed to the virus in
the last 24 hours, double
Botswana has unearthed a 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the world’s third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined.
According to Reuters, the stone was discovered in South African Country and was announced through a joint venture between Anglo American’s De Beers and the government
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached
5,084,637 as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the
55-member African Union, said the death toll from the pandemic stands at
135,650 while 4,548,655 patients
Coca-Cola’s shares fell by Ksh.431.2 billion after Portugal and Juventus
football star Cristiano Ronaldo removed two of the company’s bottles during a
press conference at the ongoing European Championship tournament.
Coca-Cola’s share price dipped by 1.6 percent from Ksh. 6,036.71 (US$56.1) to Ksh. 5,928.91 (US$55.22)
after the stunt.