Tag Archives: Kenya

28 January 20

Kenya: Student with ‘coronavirus symptoms’ quarantined

A student from China has been quarantined in Kenya after developing symptoms consistent with the coronavirus.

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11 January 20

Kenya: swarm of desert locusts worst in decades

Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.

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07 January 20

Kenya: 4 children shot dead by al-Shabaab attackers

Four young children were shot dead by al-Shabaab gunmen on Tuesday, Kenyan authorities have announced.

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05 December 19

Kenya vows to remain in AU Mission in Somalia

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his country’s forces will remain part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

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04 December 19

Kenya: Importers forced to use expensive Chinese railway

Importers in Kenya say they are being forced to use the country’s new and expensive Chinese-built railway, connecting the port city of Mombassa with the capital, Nairobi.

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25 November 19

Kenya: At leat 60 killed in landslides amid downpours

At least 60 people have been killed in a landslide in West Pokot region following torrential downpours that began on Friday.

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20 November 19

Kenya develops ‘Climate Atlas’ to protect food supply

Kenya is set to launch a weather modelling system to help farmers protect their crops and cope with the devastation caused by floods and drought conditions.

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05 November 19

Kenya population reaches 47.6m, census reveals

Kenya’s population has increased by nine million over the past decade, official 2019 census data has revealed.

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30 October 19

Uganda finally taking a stand for effective alcohol regulation

In a long-overdue move, Ugandan authorities have approved the National Alcohol Control Policy in a bid to curb alcohol abuse nationwide. With Ugandans among the highest consumers of alcohol in Africa— more than one-fifth of the population engages in binge
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30 October 19

Kenya: President Kenyatta promises plastic ban by 2020

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to implement a single-use plastic ban across the country by 2020.

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