Since we reported our first COVID-19 case, the country has recorded 830 confirmed infections and 50 deaths. It is disturbing to note that close to 30% of these recorded deaths occurred at home. I send my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those we have lost. The life of every Kenyan is precious. I, together with millions of Kenyans mourn for the lost dreams cut short so suddenly by this disease. We empathise…"THE SIXTH PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AT STATE HOUSE, NAIROBI SATURDAY, 16TH MAY, 2020"
A nominated Member of Parliament has told off a section of Jubilee senators who failed to honour the invitation to attend a party meeting called by President Uhuru Kenyatta at Statehouse. David Ole Sankok who is nominated under the Jubilee ticket to represent Persons Living with Disability and a strong supporter of Deputy President William Ruto’s presidential ambition chided Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and his Nakuru counterpart Susan Kihika, who were removed from leader…"Sankok Disown DP Allies"
The national government has been urged to seal graft loops within funds allocated for the disaster management kitty to resolve the problem of perennial floods in the country. Amani National Congress (ANC) Nominated Member of Parliament (MP) Mr. Godfrey Osotsi made the appeal when he addressed members of the press in Mbale town on Friday. Osotsi attributed the perennial flooding problem in the country to inadequate funds coupled with what he described as mismanagement of…"Government Urged To Arrest Plunderers Of Disaster Management Funds"
A total of 11 people in Turkana County have so far lost their lives due to floods. Speaking on Friday after a food distribution exercise in Napetet village in Lodwar, County Commissioner Muthama Wambua said 420 people have been affected by floods and lost their property and livestock. Wambua said the national government has released rice, cooking oil and vitamin supplements tobe disbursed to the affected families. “Each of the seven sub counties will receive…"Eleven Killed By Floods In Turkana County"
Ol Kalou town in Nyandarua County is set to benefit from a Sh400 million sewerage system funded by the Ministry of Water and Sanitation to enhance sanitation and hygiene standards. According to Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki, the project that is set to commence in August this year is meant to serve more than 30, 000 people within the town. Kariuki said that the system would go a long way in addressing challenges of waste disposal…"Ministry To Set Up A Sh400 Million Sewerage Systems In Ol Kalou"
How to maintain social distance and lack of running water in some schools have been cited as the main challenges to the re-opening of schools in the country. Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said the Ministry is working out on how students will maintain social distance while in class, hostels and other environments, among other guidelines. Speaking while inspecting the construction of Ruiru Girls and Boys schools in Kiambu County on Friday, Magoha said they…"Social Distance, Lack Of Water, A Challenge In Reopening Of Schools"