March 19, 2020

Drama as chief, police officers storm church in Kirinyaga over coronavirus

There was a drama at a church in Kirinyaga after a chief stormed into the compound, ordered the congregation to leave and the premises closed over coronavirus. Faithfuls who had gathered at Kibirigwi Deliverance Church in Ndia constituency were thrown into confusion as the administrators faulted the clergy. The congregants […]
March 19, 2020

Modern Coast suspends services from Kenya to Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda

Modern Coast bus company has suspended all services from Kenya to Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda until further notice to avert the spread of coronavirus. In a statement issued on Thursday, the company said it has also halted services from the three destinations back to Kenya effective March 19, 2020. “The […]
March 19, 2020

Equity Group posts Ksh.22.6 billion full year profit

Equity Group has posted a 14 percent growth in profit after tax for the year ending December 2019 to Ksh.22.6 billion. The notable double-digit growth in the lenders’ profitability is largely attributable to growth in both lending and costs containment through greater channel optimization. Loans and advances to customers grew […]
March 19, 2020

‘Stop wearing masks, leave them for patients,’ Kenyans advised on coronavirus

The government has advised Kenyans against wearing masks as a precautionary measure to avoid contracting the new coronavirus. Ministry of Health Director-General Dr. Patrick Amoth says masks are only recommended for individuals who have already been infected with the virus to prevent them from transmitting the disease to others and […]
March 19, 2020

Over 600 people screened for coronavirus in Kenya, random screening starts on Saturday

The Kenyan Government has said over 600 people have been screened for coronavirus. According to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, the screening was done at airports and other areas such as Ongata Rongai where the first patient lives. Screening is conducted on a healthy individual who is not displaying symptoms of […]
March 19, 2020

Kenyans spreading false information on coronavirus to be arrested

The Cabinet has issued a warning to people spreading fake news on the coronavirus situation Kenya saying those found culpable will be dealt with in accordance with established laws. President Uhuru Kenyatta chaired a Cabinet meeting at State House, Nairobi on Thursday where it was directed that law enforcement agencies […]
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