NAIROBI, 5th July 2020 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Africa’s concerted response to Covid-19 saying measures being implemented by African countries are helping slow down Coronavirus spread. The President said despite limited resources, the continent had rolled out proactive measures that were helping save lives. “Africa has responded to Covid-19 much better than most other parts of the world, particularly when you consider its relatively weaker resource base. “For a continent with 1.2…"Africa’s Covid-19 Response Much Better Than Rest Of World, President Kenyatta Says"
JERUSALEM – As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving force in a counterattack against critics and the state institutions prosecuting the longtime Israeli leader. A favorite of the prime minister’s nationalistic base and far right leaders around the world, Yair Netanyahu has become a fixture in the news, clashing with journalists on social media, threatening lawsuits against his father’s adversaries and posting online content…"Israeli Leader’s Son Takes Center Stage in Corruption Sagas"
The national government has kicked off a massive livestock vaccination exercise in regions prone to animal diseases. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary (CS) Peter Munya said the exercise, which would cover 14 counties, was aimed at boosting livestock market and farmers’ earnings. The CS was speaking yesterday at Kisargei village in Segera ward, Laikipia north Constituency when he launched the vaccination programme on cattle, goats, sheep, camels, donkeys and dogs. “After the exercise, the government does not…"Livestock Vaccination Campaign Launched To Fight Threatening Diseases"
Murang’a County Assembly has approved Sh8.7 billion 2020/2021 budget with a big portion of the funds allocated for recurrent expenditure. In the budget tabled in the House last week Tuesday by the Budget and Appropriation Committee Chaired by Ithiru MCA Kibe Wasali, more resources were allocated to cater for salaries compared to the funds set aside for development. In the budget estimates, Sh5.6 billion was factored to cater for recurrent expenditure while Sh3 billion was…"Murang’a Assembly Approves Sh8.7 Billion Budget"
Two patients who had been admitted at the Marsabit county referral hospital’s isolation ward after they tested positive for coronavirus have been discharged after recovering from the illness. Marsabit county government which recently allocated Sh28.8 million to the department of health has heightened the response to the pandemic. The County’s chief officer Fatuma Jillo said yesterday that they were doing everything at their disposal to increase the current isolation and response beds from 50 to…"Two Covid-19 Patients In Marsabit Recover"
Garissa county government has unveiled a partnership program with Unicef aimed at scaling up its preparedness and response capacity in the fight against Covid-19. The collaboration comes amid soaring confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country with Garissa County recording 31 such cases. The surge could further complicate matters for Kenyans who hoped President Uhuru Kenyatta could suspend cessation of movement in Nairobi and Mombasa counties in his forthcoming State address. Speaking during the launch of…"Unicef Partners With County In Campaign To Curb Covid-19"