Kenya Briefing – Corona Virus

Today is the 16th day since Kenya confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). We bring you key updates from the Nation’s special coverage team. You can subscribe to this newsletter directly here and track the pandemic here.   Yesterday, Kenya reported seven new confirmed cases of Covid-19, all in Nairobi. To date in More...

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By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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In the frontline of COVID 19 – Kenya diaspora healthcare workers make up the army of key workers

 The healthcare workforce is a major employer in the UK and other developed economies, In United Kingdom, the sector accounts for an estimated 6% of the total UK workforce in 2016 to 2018 according to the Annual More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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East Africa – Regional Health Ministers issue decisive measures on COVID19.

As positive cases of COVID19  surge in East Africa, the EAC member states met on Wednesday to explore regional coordination efforts to contain the pandemic and take measures against the spread of the virus across More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Africa – Total confirmed coronavirus cases 3,385 – 26/3/2020

Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 3,385 Source: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV. South Africa has the highest numbers Source: Africa arguments Up votes: 0 Down votes: 0  More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Africa – Creditors urged to waive Africa’s debt – COVID 19

Africa recorded corona virus positive cases is growing and has reached over 1500 with  50 recorded deaths and over 100 recoveries. South Africa which announced a national lockdown starting yesterday has seen a More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Africa Update – Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 1,616

Africa’s fragile health systems rush to contain coronavirus, Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 1,616 Source: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV. With limited intensive care beds, governments are putting More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Coronavirus in Africa – Fake News,Misinformation as dangerous as the virus itself.

• An image of a bottle of Dettol, the well-known disinfectant used to clean surfaces, has been widely shared on social media in Nigeria and South Africa with people noting that the label says the surface cleaner More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Kenya Floods: The clearest sign of the impact of Climate change to communities

NAIROBI, May 8 (Xinhua) — Kenya is facing one of its worst floods crises in years after rainwater displaced thousands of people across the country. The rains have been pounding the East African nation for More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Kenya 1st in Africa to Use Generic of Current AIDS Drug

Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday. Kenya’s government and the global health initiative Unitaid More...

By admin On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Can the cost of Kenya’s Standard gauge railway (SGR) be justified ? – Ongea Africa discuss

Kenya’s governing Jubilee coalition recently inaugurated the start of operations of the first phase of a multi-billion $ Chinese financed (over 90% financing) cargo and passenger Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), More...

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