2 Kabarak Guest House staffers test positive for Covid19 after samples were tested on Thursday last week. At least 80 contacts quarantined at the facility in Nakuru county
2 week ago
Two Kenya Air Force C27J Spartan aircraft, air lifted Kenyans from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to JKIA today. The Kenyans had been stranded following closure of air travel.
Four Kenya presidential aides catch Covid-19 weeks after 100 lawmakers gathered at State House
3 week ago
"I can't breath." protestors chant outside the US embassy in Nairobi. They are also demanding an end to police brutality in Kenya.
Somalia revoked licenses for two Kenya airline companies for allegedly smuggling Khat declared as "medical supplies" into the country, and violating Covid19 restrictions. Sources tell VOA Somali licenses for Buff Air Services and Silverstones Air Services are revoked
The United States reached an understanding with Sudan on the limits of an agreement relating to compensation for the bombings carried out by Al Qaeda at the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998
1 month ago
Somalia's Deputy PM Mahdi Mohamed says government has ungraciously turned down Kenya's efforts toward delay in maritime case; points to a long-standing pressure by Uhuru's administration to settle dispute outside of court and excuse on COVID19 economic devastation
Silvia Romano, an Italian aid worker who was kidnapped in Kenya 18 months ago, has been freed and is expected back in Italy on Sunday, the Italian government announced on Saturday
Kenya experiences countrywide blackout. "We have lost power supply in the national grid due to a system disturbance which occurred on our transmission network at 5:49 am this morning."
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approves $739 million emergency loan for Kenya amid pandemic - @AFP
1 month ago
Countryside Kagwe: People should not break the curfew regulations. Severe action will be taken. Please do stay at home and work from home. It's important for us to practice this.
2 month ago
Somalia says investigation is underway into an "accident" involving a Kenyan owned cargo aircraft over the country's airspace. The Embraer 120 aircraft owned by @africanexpress_ was on a humanitarian mission in Bardale. All six crew members and passengers confirmed dead
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 60km ESE of Lodwar, Kenya
2 month ago
Bodies of five of the seven police officers attached to the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) who were swept away by raging flash floods at Chemoe have been recovered.
2 month ago
Nine more people have tested positive for Covid-19 bringing the country's total to 234. This was from 704 samples tested in the preceding 24 hours
Kenya Airways pilot has died of COVID19 after piloting final repatriation flight from the U.S
A six year old child dies in Kenya due to complications from coronavirus, authorities say. The child had other ailments according to @NationBreaking. Kenya also reports 12 new positive Corona Virus cases, bringing the total cases to 122, per local media
As the day comes to an end, there are 6,934 Covid19 cases in 50 Africa countries with 255 deaths. There have been more than 800 cases reported in the last 24 hours
Interpol says it has arrested a number of people in east and central Africa as part of an anti-terrorism operation
Kilifi Deputy Governor Gideon Saburi put under mandatory 14-day quarantine after failing to isolate himself following a trip to Germany
3 month ago
A police officer at the Busia border restricts Kenyans from going to Uganda, as Kenya - Uganda boarder officially closed and all PSV buses ordered to cancel bookings in the wake of CoronaVirusPandemic
Japan to provide $7.5 million in emergency aid to three East African countries (Djibouti, Kenya and Somalia) affected by locust infestations that are threatening agricultural production
Kenya records the first infection with the Corona virus on its soil
Kenya confirms first COVID-19 case. A traveler returning from the US, London, on March 5
Kenya's Mandera County Governor @aliiroba says situation unstable as Jubaland forces still holed up within Mandera town. Roba says public have reported 2 lorries carrying troops loyal to fugitive minister Abdirashid Janan heading to Mandera along B9/A13 Road.
Kenya accuses Somali troops of attacking border town during alleged incursion
Kenyan police escorted 30 soldiers loyal to fugitive Minister of Jubaland Abdirashid Janan into Mandera after being overpowered by Somali army in Balad Hawo town. Today's fighting killed 10 people while houses were destroyed - Residents Somalia
4 month ago
Kenya government warns of "fake news" about coronavirus after an audio clip was disseminated in digital and social media "of a purported press briefing on COVID-19."
Notice issued 27 FEB by @TravelGov: "Terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi [Kenya]. The exact hotel has not been identified, but it is believed to be a hotel popular with tourists and business travelers."
China Southern Airlines suspends flights connecting Guangzhou, Changsha and Nairobi, Kenya until further notice due to the "decreasing volume of passenger flow" - news reports