Tag archive for ‘COVID 19’
By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Kenya Will Not Ban UK Travel, Awaits Directive from WHO

Kenya announced today that it will not follow other countries that have suspended flights from and into the  UK travel despite the new strain of the Coronavirus. According to a Business Daily report, Health CS More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

In Kenya, COVID-19’s rural spread strains creaky healthcare

Nearly three quarters of Kenya’s intensive care unit (ICU) beds are in the two largest cities, Nairobi and Mombasa. Yet the new coronavirus is spreading into rural areas where the public health system is creaking More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Wheels for life – Ambulance service responding to women in labour – Kenya

Doctors in Nairobi realising the rising rates of women during childbirth came together and established a free ambulance service that responds to women in labour during the covid 19 pandemic.  To curb the spread More...

By admin On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Hunger Will Kill More People In Africa Than COVID-19

A sombre interview on the state of many in Africa as the world grapples with #covid19. Up votes: 0 Down votes: 0  More...

By admin On Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Mike Sonko who is being probed for graft distributes Alcohol to vulnerable Nairobians

The governor of Nairobi, Kenya was blasted on social media after announcing his plans to include “small bottles of Hennessy” in food packs being distributed to the city’s poor families amid the coronavirus More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Africa China relationship – A moment of reflection and re evaluation.

China has spent the last few days trying to manage a damaging story about how local authorities in the city of Guangzhou have been targeting black African migrants for eviction and forced coronavirus testing. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Reactions from Trump’s WHO funding with drawing

Africa briefing: US President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the WHO ‘failed More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Africa’s COVID 19 response team to mobilise resources.

The African Union has appointed a team of special envoys to try to mobilise international support to help the continent respond to the coronavirus pandemic. AU chairman Cyril Ramaphosa insisted it was time to marshal More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Global trade drops to the levels of the 2008/2009 Financial Crisis

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is predicting a severe decline in international commerce this year. In a new report the WTO forecasts a contraction of between 13% and 32% this year. The wide range of possibilities More...