In Mombasa, the 34 cases are from Mvita (11), Jomvu, (8), Changamwe (5), Likoni (4), Kisauni and Nyali have (3) cases each. The twenty 20 cases in Busia are all of truck drivers at the Malaba border, while the 12 cases in Uasin Gishu are also of truck drivers at Turbo. Similarly, the three cases in Kajiado are all of truck drivers. A casual walk down the streets of Nairobi Central Business District reveals that some of our people are not wearing masks, or are wearing them improperly. Mobile labs on the Namanga border and Mai Mahiu have been operationalised to serve truck drivers, Aman said.
June 03, 2020 13:13 UTC
By LOUIS MUIRURI More by this AuthorI am discovering my passion in old age. Because I have some time to spare and the job entails working from home, I have dived into the offer with all fours. My soft palms and shiny face betray me as a person from the air conditioned offices and not a hustler. By the second day of breaking site, Celina had already established a fully functional eatery and added a takeaway and home delivery service. We take a well-deserved siesta break under a tree and it takes the site supervisor a considerable amount of effort to get us back into the kick.
June 03, 2020 13:07 UTC
Regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet has introduced a raft of measures to ensure its passengers and crew are protected from contracting the novel COVID-19 during travel once operations resume. The measures taken include thorough sanitisation of aircraft with industry approved detergent before and after each flight paying extra attention to all touch prone areas. Additionally, the aircraft have been fitted with High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration system that refreshes the air every 3 minutes. The Cabin Crew will assist passengers with opening and closing of the overhead bins to reduce touch. Operations are set to resume once the ban is lifted.
June 03, 2020 13:07 UTC
Thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace" and "black lives matter" gathered in central London on Wednesday to protest after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reuters reporters said. Some waved banners with slogans such as: "The UK is not innocent: less racist is still racist" and "Racism is a global issue". Others chanted "George Floyd" and "Black lives matter". Floyd's death unleashed long simmering rage over perceived racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system. In the United States, many protesters ignored curfews overnight (Reporting by Michael Holden, editing by Guy Faulconbridge)
June 03, 2020 12:45 UTC
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa on Wednesday’s publicly denounced a consultative forum convened by the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) with regard to the upcoming FKF polls. Mwendwa instead announced at a press conference on Wednesday that FKF will await Fifa’s direction on how to navigate through the polls. We will, therefore, await its (Fifa) direction on the matter,” he added. SDT chairman John Ohaga nullified FKF county and national polls held in December and March citing irregularities in the way both exercises were conducted. Seasoned football administrators Nicholas Musonye, Sam Nyamweya, Lordvick Aduda, Twaha Mbarak, and Herbert Mwachiro are among the candidates who have expressed interest in unseating Mwendwa when fresh polls are held.
June 03, 2020 12:33 UTC
By MANASE OTSIALO More by this AuthorSome pastoralists in Mandera are counting loses as a mysterious disease continues to kill camels in the county. “We have received three test results that turned negative and we are waiting for four more from Kabete,” she said. Infected camels, according to Mr Sortum, show difficulty in breathing, mucus discharge, difficulty in movement, stretching of the neck and subsequent death. In Banisa, Mr Ali Noor is counting loses after he lost 10 camels to the mysterious disease. Mr Sortum ruled out a possible outbreak of suspicious Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), normally referred to as MERS.
June 03, 2020 12:33 UTC
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja on Wednesday lauded DPP Noordin Haji, a day after he called for the arrest of a policeman accused of fatally shooting Yasin Moyo when enforcing the dusk-to-dawn curfew. The 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by police on his home balcony on March 30 in Kiamaiko, during the curfew implementation. On Tuesday, Haji approved the arrest and prosecution of an officer- Duncan Ndiema Ndiwah in connection with shooting. "We must not relent until we finally get justice for Yasin Moyo. Following the incident, Sakaja who also chairs the Senate ad-hoc committee on his visit to the family in April spoke condemning the manner in which Police were enforcing the curfew.
June 03, 2020 12:33 UTC
A separate news report claims that the family of George Floyd has accepted Mayweather's offer. Floyd died just over a week ago in controversial circumstances after being arrested by police officer Derek Chauvin, who has since been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. The 46-year-old died in police custody in Minneapolis after his arrest for allegedly attempting to use a counterfeit $20 note. Tributes have poured in from the world of sport in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, demanding justice for Floyd. SEE ALSO: Revealed: Floyd Mayweather's ex-girlfriend was found dead by one of her children“Sadness for George and for all black people who suffer from racism every day!
June 03, 2020 12:21 UTC
But a new study has warned that having sex could spread coronavirus, and has advised that couples take preventative steps in the bedroom. This includes avoiding kissing, showering before and after sex, and even wearing masks while having sex. “In these situations, having sex with persons with whom they are self-quarantining is the safest approach. Speaking to Khaosod English, Manosutthi said: “Those who believe themselves to be free of the virus should use condoms when having sex. In the study, researchers from Shangqiu Municipal Hospital took semen samples from 38 male coronavirus patients in China’s Henan province.
June 03, 2020 12:11 UTC
The novel coronavirus spreading in Kenya is the same strain that has killed thousands of people in Wuhan, China, and in Europe, scientists at the Kenya Medical Research Institute say. The researchers studied the genetic structures of 122 virus samples in Kenya but did not find any significant mutation to account for a new strain. The Kenyan scientists published the results of the genomic sequencing yesterday. The researchers also traced the travel history of the virus into Kenya and mapped its spread within Nairobi and Mombasa. Kemri scientists found at least nine clusters of viruses that were imported into Kenya from Europe.
June 03, 2020 12:11 UTC
One such a greeting that is taking Kenya by storm is elbow bump as citizens consider it much safer. From the old to the young, men and women, elbow bumps have now become the official greetings of Kenyans both in formal and informal settings like homes. AdvertisementTheir greeting did not only acknowledge the popularity of the salutation amid the pandemic, but it also confirmed to citizens that they can use it. Besides, elbow bumps are a little safer because chances that you will touch your face with the elbow are nil," he said. Besides elbow bumps, other forms of greetings that Kenyans are using include foot taps and hand on my heart, what the World Health Organization recommends.
June 03, 2020 12:00 UTC
Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho. According to the PS, some restrictions may be lifted although the government will not be relaxing the requirements on face-masks and social distancing. Kibicho urged Kenyans to remain vigilant and not to expect a sudden normalcy saying the re-opening of the economy was a very delicate balance requiring the participation of everyone. On Saturday June 6, President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to give a way forward in regard to cessation of movement in the affected counties. On Monday during Madaraka Day celebrations held at State house, President Uhuru Kenyatta hinted at the reopening of places of worship.
June 03, 2020 11:48 UTC
Newly-appointed Majority Chief Whip Emmanuel Wangwe has written to 16 Jubilee MPs, notifying them of plans to discharge them from key committees in the National Assembly. In letters dated June 3, Wangwe wrote to Moses Kuria (Transport committee), Kimani Ichung'wah (Budget committee chairman) and others, notifying them of the party's intention to discharge them should they fail to respond in seven days. “You are hereby given seven days to respond before you are discharged from the said committee,” a common line of the 16 letters read. The letters come barely a day after Wangwe was made the Chief Whip after Benjamin Washiali and his deputy Cecily Mbarire were kicked out following a Jubilee Parliamentary Group meeting at State House. During the meeting, chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the party leader warned members against sabotaging his development agenda.
June 03, 2020 11:30 UTC
In the letters seen by Standard Digital, the five MPs have been given seven days each by the Jubilee Party to explain why they should not be axed from their respective committees. The party wants to discharge the Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria from the Parliamentary Transport, Public Works & Housing Committee. “Pursuant to standing orders 176 (1) and 176 (2), you are hereby notified that the Jubilee party which nominated you intends to discharge you from the Transport, Public Works and Housing Committee,” the letter addressed to Moses Kuria read. The two were replaced by Navakholo MP Emmanuel Wangwe and Igembe North MP Maoka Maore as Majority Whip and deputy Whip respectively. Tuesday’s meeting was attended by Deputy President William Ruto, Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju and 212 Members of Parliament.
June 03, 2020 11:21 UTC
This gives a chance for investment in access to internet infrastructure. I have seen ISPs use smaller ‘retail’ companies to increase access. Once this happens, humanity realigns to change, and, in a while, a new circle of customs is created. From the look of things here, the retail food landscape has evolved the most in the wake of Covid-19. I have seen ISPs use smaller ‘retail’ companies to increase access.
June 03, 2020 11:15 UTC