The Eldoret-based Rift Valley Textile East Africa Company (Rivatex) has been tasked to produce 22million masks to be used by students when schools reopen. The Education Cabinet Secretary (CS), Prof. George Magoha said this was one of the measures being taken by his ministry to deal with Covid-19 challenges when students resume learning. Rivatex will be expected to produce the reusable masks tailored to cover the nose and mouth of the school going children, said…"Rivatex Expected To Produce 22million Facemasks For Students"
Leaders have reacted differently following reorganization of leadership of the ruling party in Parliament. In Baringo, the Party’s Chief Whip of the County Assembly, Reuben Chepsongol has called on the axed leaders to support the president as he gears up to leave a legacy as his term in office draws to an end. “The dropping of Aden Duale as National Assembly Majority Leader has caught us by surprise, but all in all we tell him…"Leaders Urged To Support Uhuru’s Legacy Drive After Reorganization Of Jubilee"
Kenyans have over the past celebrated New Year with a set of resolutions that would steer them through another year. Unlike, previous times, 2020’s plans were interrupted by the arrival of a deadly virus that saw the disruption of services and lifestyle for most people. It all began with the first Novel Corona virus case that was discovered in Wuhan, China in December last year. In a span of three months the singular case multiplied…"A Little Push Goes A Long Way"
Today is World Widows’ Day, which was set aside by the UN to create awareness on their predicament. However, some elders in Nakuru County said the killing of African traditions such as wife inheritance have not assisted widows much since bringing up children without family support has proved to be a tall order for some of them. Chief John Koskey of Waseges Subukia Sub-County said among the Kalenjin community nobody is more protected than a…"Bias Western Culture"
Vandals of metallic items are on the prowl in Malindi Town of Kilifi County, giving the business community and local residents sleepless nights. The criminals have in recent times been breaking into business premises and residential houses to vandalize and steal items that have metals in them with a view to selling them to unsuspecting scrap metal dealers. Traders who spoke to journalists in Malindi said they were counting losses amounting to millions of shillings…"Vandals Of Metallic Items Give Malindi Business Community Sleepless Nights"
More than 100 traders in Jamhuri Market in Busia County spent Monday night in the cold with a view to protect their wares after police officers in collaboration with County government enforcement officers demolished their premises. Led by their Chairman Stephen Obala, the traders lamented that the officers swiftly and ruthlessly carried out the operation leading to destruction and loss of some of their property. According to Obala, the demolition exercise was carried out with…"Traders Complain About Eviction"