Small scale traders in Baringo central will be given seed capital by the National government to cushion them from effects of COVID-19 global pandemic that has crippled their businesses. Area MP, Joshua Kandie who made the statement on Tuesday during an impromptu visit to Kabarnet town market said the economic programme which was passed recently in parliament will also benefit traders in all the constituencies in Kenya. “It has been projected that after the COVID-19…"National Government To Give Seed Capital To Traders"
Surveillance has been enhanced along the border with neighbouring countries on Lake Victoria as the government steps up efforts to contain the movement of people as a Covid-19 containment measure. The Nyanza Regional Commissioner (RC), James Kianda says as part of the measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, multi-agency teams comprising national and county government agencies have enhanced patrols on the Lake to intercept any illegal boats that may attempt to cross into the…"Covid-19 Surveillance Enhanced In Nyanza"
The question as to whether the government should or should not ease restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 has elicited mixed reactions in Kilifi County. While a section of leaders favour a total lockdown of all counties across the country, another supports easing of the restrictions to unlock the economy. Malindi politician, Philip Charo supports the idea of re-opening the economy by removing some of the restrictions and urges Kenyans to inculcate discipline…"Leaders Differ Over Possible Easing Of Covid-19 Restrictions"
The Coast region is getting ready for the expected easing of coronavirus restrictions across the country. The Coast Regional Commissioner (RC), John Elungata told a press conference in his office on Tuesday that the region is preparing for the opening up of the economy, including the jump starting of multibillion development projects. Elungata said the anticipated re-opening of the economy and the removal of a number of restrictions such as the movement of the people…"Coast Region Gets Ready For Ease Of Coronavirus Restriction"
The country has recorded the highest number of Covid 19 cases in a day after 123 people were confirmed to have been infected with highly contagious viral disease.. In the last 24 hours, out of 3077 samples tested, 123 people have today tested positive for Corona Virus a staggering triple digit figure ever to be recorded in the country since the pandemic was confirmed on the 13th of March this year. The cumulative figure of…"Triple Digit Covid 19 Infection In A Day"
NAIROBI, Six people have been killed and more than 20 houses burned in ethnic fighting in Olpusimoru in Narok county, about 150 kilometres from the capital Nairobi. At least a dozen others have been injured in the clashes that started over the weekend and are being treated in local hospitals. “We have 13 people with arrow injuries admitted at Narok Referral hospital and Olenguruone,” Rift Valley regional commissioner George Natembeya told journalists on Tuesday. The…"Kenya: Six killed in ethnic clashes over alleged cattle theft, politics"