Tanzania banned Kenya’s national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania’s controversial handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Tanzania said Kenya Airways flights were being banned “on a reciprocal basis” after Kenya decided against including Tanzania in a list of countries whose passengers would be permitted to enter Kenya when commercial flights resumed on 1 August. “Tanzania has noted… its exclusion in the list of…"Tanzania Bans Kenya Airways as Coronavirus Spat Escalates"
Kirinyaga Kanu supporters have told the Senate they will not expect anything short of ‘one man- one vote-one shilling’ revenue allocation formula to the 47 Counties. The supporters said the current formulae were not only discriminative but oppressive to the counties which are highly productive and densely populated. Led by the local Kanu chairman Mwangi Gathungu, the supporters asked those Senators opposed to the proposed new formulae to reconsider their positions and join the majority.…"Residents Support ‘One Man-One Shilling’ Formula"
A needy family in Busia County is appealing for financial aid to enable it meet medical costs for their six month-old son who has not excreted for the last four months. Speaking to the press on Friday the infant’s parents, Paul Onyango and Catherine Akinyi, who hail from Sikoma village in Butula Sub County said they are unable to raise a medical bill of Sh. 500,000 required for correctional surgery at Moi Teaching and Referral…"Family In Busia Appeals For Financial Help Over Sick Child"
Nakuru County governor Lee Kinyanjui has said the equalization fund should be enhanced to cushion poor counties that may lose out on the proposed third generation revenue sharing formula. Kinyanjui said the issue of marginalization of some regions in the country had been politicized to advance opposition on revenue sharing formula debate before the Senate, yet the same had been addressed by the Sh20 billion equalization fund domiciled at the National Treasury. The failure by…"Governor Demands Equity In Distribution Of Funds"
A section of Maasai leaders have condemned the violence witnessed at Olposimoru area, at the border of Narok North Sub County and Nakuru county asking the government to investigate the cause of the on-and-off fracas in the area. Led by a prominent youth leader in the county Tempes Ole Ntimama, the leaders said already a number of persons had died due to conflicts, saying this could be avoided if the root cause of the violence…"Maasai Leaders Condemn Violence"
Twenty three more Covid 19 patients died of the disease making it the highest ever fatalities recorded in a day since the pandemic was reported in the country . Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe while giving an update on the status of the pandemic said the latest fatalities now bring to 364 the number of people who have succumbed to the highly infectious disease. “It is sad, we have lost a 16 year old today…"Kenya Records Highest COVID 19 Deaths"