March 18, 2020

Facebook’s measures to tackle misinformation on Coronavirus in East Africa

Facebook has embarked on various local partnerships, and updates to its platform to help nations in the East Africa region deal with misinformation on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. So far cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Rwanda. Facebook’s Head of Public Policy for East […]
March 18, 2020

Uhuru declares Saturday national prayer day over coronavirus

As Kenya grapples with rising cases of coronavirus infections, President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared Saturday March 21, 2020 as a national day for prayer. In a statement to newsrooms on Tuesday, the President said the prayer day will be led by a team of religious leaders at State House, Nairobi […]
March 18, 2020

13 Chinese nationals turned away while trying to enter Kenya from Tanzania

Thirteen Chinese nationals were among 16 foreigners who were on Tuesday turned away at the Lunga Lunga border point in Kwale County while trying to cross into Kenya from Tanzania. The Chinese have since been identified as; Xiao Zhanquan, Xu Shaul, Xu Duo, Lyu Xiaohua, Zhou Changyong, Jiang Chunyang, Xiao […]
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