The vulnerable in Uganda are suffering from a worsening food
security and nutritional status amid the country's coronavirus lockdown,
according to the Uganda Deputy Country Representative of the Food and
Agricultural Organization (FAO) backed by the United Nations (UN).
Uganda has reimposed a 42-day lockdown starting from June 18
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday maintained its benchmark lending rate at 7.0 percent amid economic optimism.
Patrick Njoroge, CBK governor, who chaired the Monetary
Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Nairobi noted that inflation expectations
remained well anchored within the target range while there is general
The government of Kenya has issued certificates of
citizenship to the Shona Community after long decades of waiting since 1959.
The process was conducted by Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr
Fred Matiang’i on Wednesday and 1,649 members of the community received the
“It takes leadership to get to this point.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected
to commission the construction of a gold refinery in Kakamega County come Monday.
According to Kakamega Governor Wycliffe
Oparanya and Petroleum and Mining Cabinet Secretary John Munyes, the President
will commission the plant during his development tour to the region.
CS Munyes said all
Kenya is once again witnessing a surge in coronavirus
infection with Nairobi County leading in record numbers.
Latest data from the Ministry of Health indicate Kenya has recorded 1,006 COVID-19 cases from of a sample size of 5,584 that was tasted in the last 24 hours, shooting
KWS has urged the members of the public to continue reporting such incidences of animals escaping the park.
The United Kingdom will donate over
800,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Kenya in the coming days.
According to the U.K government, the
817,000 jabs will boost Kenya’s vaccination programme.
The announcement was made ahead of bilateral talks between U.K Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta has invited United Kingdom (U.K)
investors to tap into emerging business opportunities in Kenya, saying the
country remains one of the most attractive investment destinations in Africa.
The President showcased 10 investment opportunities worth
over US$.5 billion that are immediately available in Kenya under the
Potato farmers in Laikipia County are calling on the
government to do more sensitization exercises to enlighten them more about the
new potato laws that were recently passed.
The Irish Potato Regulations were gazetted on December 2019
and thus became law. The sensitization exercises were to start on June
Governors from the Central Kenya Region Economic Blok have
agreed to eliminate trade tariffs for a range of products.
The governors of Laikipia, Nyeri, Nakuru and Kiambu counties
have waived fees on agricultural produce, mining and manufactured goods
produced and sold in any of the three counties on