Primary and secondary schools
across the country have reopened for a new academic year.
It is the first time that schools are fully reopening since the outbreak of covid-19 early last year that disrupted the academic calendar , after schools were closed for almost nine months
Tanzania's security forces have arrested the country’s
opposition leader Freeman Mbowe.
According to reports, Mbowe was arrested from a hotel room
in Mwanza last night.
Confirming the arrest, his party said that all the other
party officials arrested alongside Mbowe were detained at Mwanza Central Police
station, but his whereabouts remain
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
Karim Khan is the new Chief Prosecutor for the International
Criminal Court, (ICC).
Khan, a British lawyer was sworn-in Wednesday, pledging to
reach out to countries that are not members of the Court, and consider holding
trials in countries where crimes are committed.
“The priority for me, and
Businessman Dr. Chris Kirubi has died at the age of 80, his family has confirmed. Dr. Kirubi was a leading Kenyan entrepreneur with investments in the media, manufacturing, property management, insurance and investment sectors.
He was an
alumnus of Insead Institute in France, Handles University in
Kenya has reported 488 new COVID-19
cases, from a sample size of 5,831 and with a positivity rate of 8.4 percent.
Kenya’s total confirmed cases now
stand at 174, 773.
In terms of county distribution,
Nairobi has 90 cases, Busia 72, Siaya 71 and Kisumu has 35 new infections.
India has reported a single-day world record of over 6,000 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, taking the country’s cumulative fatalities to nearly 360,000
According to the Federal Health Ministry, 6,148 new COVID-19 related
deaths were recorded as daily reported cases remained below 100,000 for the
third consecutive day.
Laikipia County has dismissed claims
in a section of the media that its infrastructure bond has been rejected by the
The county’s executive in charge of
finance, Murungi Ndai said the infrastructure bond process is well on course.
According to Ndai, the county assembly
leadership met with the
A huge internet outage hit social media, government and news
websites around the globe on Tuesday morning, with some reports pointing to a
glitch at United States-based cloud computing services provider Fastly.
According to the Financial Times, the cloud glitch brought down
thousands of major websites including several of
Kisumu County is on a high alert following an upsurge in COVID-19 numbers.
are worried that Kisumu is recording worrying average infections and
fatalities, with health facilities already over-stretched.
And now, the
County’s chief professor Anyang Nyongó has announced a raft of measures in a
bid to contain