Tag Archives: Kenya

28 September 20

Kenyan lawmakers seek Chinese railway cost reduction

Lawmakers in Kenya are pushing to reduce the operating costs of a Chinese-built railway, calling for a renegotiation of the Chinese loan terms used to finance its construction.

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21 September 20

Kenya: Pupils set to return to class on October 19

Schoolchildren in Kenya are set to return to the classroom on October 19 – for the first time since Covid-19 restrictions closed education facilities across the country – under new proposals.

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31 July 20

Kenya: Schools to remain closed until 2021 due to COVID-19

Kenya has announced that all schools in the country will remain closed until January as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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29 July 20

Kenya extends curfew, restricts alcohol sales amid COVID-19 spike

Kenya has extended a nightly curfew and restricted alcohol sales in restaurants following a steep rise in coronavirus cases in the East African nation.

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21 June 20

Kenya secures final seat at UN Security Council after second vote

Kenya narrowly secured a place on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday after beating Djibouti in a second round of voting.

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02 June 20

Kenya records more than 2,000 Covid-19 cases

Kenya has reported more than 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus after 59 more people tested positive on Monday.

04 March 20

Kenya launches pesticide spraying operation to tackle locust infestation

Kenya’s government has launched pesticide spraying operations in several counties in an effort to contain its worst locust infestation in 70 years.

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20 February 20

The death of a hero taxi rider exposes police killings in Kenya

Hundreds of motorcycle taxi drivers gathered in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Wednesday in honour of one of their colleagues and to protest his death. Fellow taxi rider Daniel Mburu was shot dead on Tuesday at the age of 24
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20 February 20

Kenya: Report finds Chinese fish contains 427 times recommended amount of lead

An investigative report carried out by Kenyan news publication Daily Nation claims to have found fish imported from China containing 427 times the recommended amount of lead.

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14 February 20

Kenya: Thousands gather for Daniel arap Moi funeral

Around 30,000 people filled the Nyayo National Stadium on Tuesday in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi for the funeral of former president Daniel arap Moi, who dies last week.

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