As Covid-19 continues to spread around the world, working donkeys are still providing an essential role in ensuring communities have access to food, water and medical transport. Speaking remotely on Sunday to mark World Donkey Day celebrations in Kitui, Caritas Director Florence Ndeti observed that despite the strict movement restrictions in the country, donkeys are working every day in difficult conditions to support millions of people. “As communities face huge challenges to their resilience and…"Donkey Health Is Critical To Covid-19 Response"
Ijara MP Sophia Abdinoor has accused the Ministry of Education of being insensitive to the plight of the school going children from poor family backgrounds. Sophia said that the ministry did not consider children from rural areas who have no access to electricity, laptops, network connectivity when coming up with e-learning programme. The MP said that the insistence by the government that the national examination will not be postponed is a clear indication that it…"MP Accuses Government Of Being Insensitive To Plight Of Disadvantaged Children"
Kajiado residents living along the Kenya -Tanzania border have welcomed the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta to close the border so as to curb the spread of Covid-19. The residents drawn from Shompole, Namanga and Loitokitok said the high number of Covid -19 positive cases in the neighboring country was a cause of concern and they have been living in fear of contracting the virus. One of the residents, Daniel Teikan from Loitokitok said Kenyans…"Kajiado Residents Welcome Closure Of Kenya -Tanzania Border"
Five people drowned while four were rescued when a motor boat capsized in river Nzoia. The accident occurred Saturday at Sango in Umala sub location, Siaya county as the boat rider was making a turn back to the river bank after giving a ride to members of a youth group. Confirming the accident, Siaya deputy county commissioner, Joseph Sawe said that the motor boat had come from Port Victoria. “We are yet to establish the…"Five Drown, Four Rescued As Boat Capsizes In River Nzoia"
A 91-year old woman in Kajire area in Voi died Saturday night after a rogue hyena that had strayed from Tsavo East National Park attacked her as she prepared supper in her kitchen. Her grandson, Justine Mbwangi, 37, sustained serious arms and legs injuries after wrestling with the beast after he responded to his grandmother’s calls for help. Mbwangi managed to cling on the animal’s neck while the other family members screamed for help. The…"91-Year-Old Woman Killed By A Hyena Inside Her Kitchen"
The country recorded the highest number of Covid 19 infections in the country in a sp an of 24 hour period after 57 people tested positive to the highly infectious disease. The Ministry of Health surveillance and case management team detected the new cases from 2,198 samples that were tested for Covid 19 during the last 24 hours. This number brings now the total number of positive cases in the country to 887. Cumulatively, while…"A Record 57 Fresh Covid 19 Infections"