NAIROBI, 7th June 2020, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family of Police Officer Wachira Mathenge who passed away recently. At the time of his death, Mr Mathenge, a Commissioner of Police, was a Staffing Officer responsible for Logistics at the National Police Service Eastern Regional Office in Embu. In his message of comfort to the family, the President described the late Mathenge as a man of valour who displayed…"President Kenyatta Mourns Commissioner Of Police Wachira Mathenge"
The government has assured the contractor working on Kipchoge Keino stadium in Eldoret of prompt payments so as to expedite completion of the stalled project. Speaking while on a tour of the stadium on Saturday, Sports and Heritage Chief Administrative Secretary ( CAS) Hassan Noor Hassan said the stadium is set to be completed within the next six months and called on the contractor to mobilise and ensure the timeline is met. “The stadium will…"Stalled Kipchoge Keino Stadium Eldoret Will Be Completed"
The World Food Programme (WFP) is lending support towards the ongoing campaign against the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic at the port of Mombasa. The port of Mombasa is the gateway to East and Central Africa and is one of the busiest ports in the region. In a show of solidarity, the organisation through its Head based in Mombasa Clara Silva donated an assortment of items including face masks, hand sanitizers and thermometers to aid in prevention…"WFP Donates Assorted Items To KPA To Fight The Spread Of The Coronavirus"
Long distance truck drivers without certificates indicating they are free from Covid-19 will not be allowed into Uasin Gishu County. Area county commissioner Abdirisak Jaldesa said checkpoints have been stationed at Nabkoi and Turbo along the northern highway to ensure all truck drivers entering the county have Covid-19 clearance certificates, “without which we shall not allow them to enter our county”. He said they have been lenient on the truck drivers allowing them stopover in…"Truck Drivers Without Covid-19 Certificates Denied Entry Into Uasin Gishu"
Patients suffering from upper respiratory tract infections lead the pack of those who visited Kiambu Level 5 hospital from July to December 2019. According to data obtained from the hospital by KNA Saturday, Outpatient summary of patients under 5 years to the hospital treated for upper respiratory tract infections during this period were 2,363. During the same duration, the figure for adults who visited the hospital and treated for the same diseases were 2,775. Meanwhile,…"Patients With Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Dominate Kiambu Hospital"
The Ministry of Public Service and Gender Affairs has appealed for more funding into the clean potato seeds production unit at the Tumaini National Youth Service, Nyandarua County to help spur production. According to the Ministry’s Chief Administrative Secretary Rachel Shebesh, the demand for disease free potato seeds had gone up with the unit unable to meet demand. The CAS noted that the project that uses aeroponics technology which involves the use of cultured plantlets…"Ministry Pleads More Funding Into Clean Potato Seed Production Unit"