March 23, 2020

Nigeria confirms first death from coronavirus

Nigeria confirmed its first fatality from coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said in a tweet on Monday. The patient was a 67-year-old man who returned following a medical procedure in the United Kingdom with underlying medical conditions including multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing chemotherapy, the NCDC […]
March 23, 2020

President Kenyatta warns severe action for those who fail to self-quarantine

President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned that severe action will be taken against any individual who defies measures introduced by the government to restrain the spread of the coronavirus in the country. In a press briefing at State House on Monday, Kenyatta castigated those who intentionally refuse to self quarantine despite […]
March 23, 2020

Gov’t to enhance 4G network coverage in rural areas as Kenyans work from home

The government has now granted approvals to enhance universal 4G data coverage throughout the country, especially in rural areas, as Kenyans are urged to work from home amid the coronavirus crisis. President Uhuru Kenyatta, addressing the press at State House in Nairobi on Monday, announced that the Kenya Civil Aviation […]
March 23, 2020

Governor Mutua bans boba boda operations, says they won’t pay taxes

Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua has suspended all boda boda and tuk tuk operations in the county in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement issued on Monday, Governor Mutua said boba bodas, maruti and tuk tuks will not be be allowed to operate for […]
March 23, 2020

Olympic doubts grow as Canada withdraws athletes

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Their announcement came shortly after the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. Meanwhile, the Australian team has […]
March 23, 2020

Man quarantined with 7 family members after jetting back from U.S

A man who recently jetted back into the country from the United States has now been forced to go into quarantine together with his seven family members in their home in Nyakeore village, Nyamira County, over coronavirus fears. According to a police report seen by Citizen Digital, the man flew into […]
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