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Breaking News in Kenya as of 29/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 1,745 as 127 more test positive; 4 new deaths recorded

Burundi First Lady evacuated to Kenya after contracting Covid-19

CS Kagwe justifies demotion of KEMRI Director over Covid-19 results

Covid-19: Joggers including minors arrested in Kisumu – VIDEO

Gov’t demands answers over mass sacking of Fairmont Norfolk, Mara Safari Club employees

Bungoma MCAs violate Covid-19 rules

Expect more rains, warns Met

No decision yet on when schools will open, says Magoha

Relief for lawyers in senior counsel title fight

Court orders NSSF to join Ngong Forest land case

Win for Mzee Kibor in land row with sons

Shocking details of Sh30bn-a-month bets

100 bags of contraband sugar seized in Taita Taveta

Sh3m illegal fishing gear destroyed in Homa Bay

Former Kasarani MP fined Ksh.1.3M for receiving Ksh.100K bribe in 2013

TeleAfya: Mobile app launched to help patients request for medical care

Setback as AIU bans Kenyan athlete Mutai for four years over doping

Breaking News in Kenya as of 28/05/2020

AG’s curfew case thrown out by the court

Coronavirus cases in Kenya rise to 1,618 as 147 more patients test positive

Embu inmate tests positive for Covid-19

75% of Kenyan SMEs stare at total collapse by end of June

Samburu County sets aside Ksh.255 million to fight Covid-19

Fairmont shuts down Norfolk, Mara Safari Club hotels; all employees fired

NMG, teachers’ union sign free e-paper deal

KNUT boss Wilson Sossion wants KCPE, KCSE postponed to 2021

University of Nairobi conducts first-ever end of semester exams online

Former KRA manager fined Sh2m in bribe case

Kenyans to wait longer for production of local ventilators

Soldier, policeman die after ‘friendly fire’

Sacco members accuse official of stealing savings

Tame Mungiki in central, Karanja Kibicho orders administrators

Taita Taveta: 20-year-old man beheads uncle, takes head to his aunt

KEBS lifts ban on Gental Care hand sanitizer after complying with quality measures

Rudisha undergoes surgery after nasty injury


Breaking News in Kenya as of 27/05/2020

Covid-19: New record as 123 more test positive

Covid-19 cases explode in Mathare – VIDEO

Covid-19: Reopening likely to be gradual and segmented

Even mild coronavirus illness may confer some immunity: study

KDF soldiers, police officer mistakenly exchange fire in Garissa

Oswago to answer to charges in Sh1.3bn IEBC kits graft case

Lands ministry, NLC row expected to delay crucial reforms

Knut, Uasu want schools to remain shut until September

Kemri Wellcome Trust given nod to develop antibody tests

Mandera: Elwak to become a municipality

Kibera earmarked for facelift as it is declared a special area

Breaking News in Kenya as of 26/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases exceed 1,300

Covid-19: Breaking down Kenya’s imported cases

WHO warns of spike in Covid-19 cases if lockdowns are eased

Covid-19: KCB Mvita branch closed after staffer tests positive

Coronavirus is killing more men. But the lockdown is disastrous for women and their rights

Nairobi Metropolitan Service tests residents for Covid-19

Ongoing clashes in Narok claim six lives

Skyrocketing costs sink KQ into Sh12.9 billion loss

Redeemed Gospel Umoja faces eviction from public land after losing suit

Revealed: Turkana’s first Covid-19 case sneaked into Eastleigh and back

Madaraka Day: Gov’t asks Kenyans to stay home, follow celebrations on TV, radio

Gov’t disburses Sh20 million to cushion footballers amid Covid-19

Breaking News in Kenya as of 25/05/2020

Kiambu residents return ‘bad’ food as the source remains unclear

Covid-19: How Nakuru woman struggles to feed 12 children

Bid to start reopening country as experts urge caution

Wrong contact details hurt efforts to trace suspected cases

Coronavirus is killing more men. But the lockdown is disastrous for women and their rights

Kenyan researchers to determine if herbal Herpes drug could cure COVID-19

Four KEBS officers arrested over Ksh.12 million fraud

Brace yourselves for lower tea bonus, KTDA tells farmers

KBC in the soup over Sh2.7bn pension money

Hotels teeter on brink of collapse as Covid-19 bites

MTRH CEO impersonators detained for 14 days

We’ve contained cholera in Marsabit, Health CEC says

Molo- based K24 journalist found dead

Man accused of killing women, cutting out their private parts arrested in Meru

Man hacked to death in Kirinyaga, body dumped

Breaking News in Kenya as of 23/05/2020

President Kenyatta unveils measures to boost the economy

Kenya records 31 new cases of coronavirus, tally now at 1192

3 people killed in grisly car accident at Londiani

Runda: Former lawmaker who tested positive for coronavirus linked to 18 contacts

Kibra lockdown looms after 8 more people test positive for coronavirus

Kenya, Tanzania agree on COVID-19 testing for truck drivers without mentioning nationality of positive cases

RMS employee Allan Makaka killed in road accident

Kenya receives another Ksh.4.6B loan from World Bank for locust invasion response

Health DG Amoth elected vice-president of WHO board

Kenya’s Sanda Ojiambo set to head UN agency

‘Not safe to reopen schools,’ warn headteachers

Three police officers deny aiding suspect escape from cell

Hands tied, mouth gagged and throat slit: Embu land officer’s foul murder

Gallant woman who is all ears for any disabled in distress

Why falling vulture population can cause health crisis

Mombasa Finance minister risk arrest over unpaid Sh44m court award

Breaking News in Kenya as of 21/05/2020

80 more people test positive for coronavirus in Kenya, total rises to 1,109

August, September will be coronavirus peak months in Kenya – DG Amoth

Covid-19: lapse in handling body causes 7 infections

Virus reaches Dadaab, raising ‘serious concerns’ for refugees’ health

Covid-19 battle now turns to small-scale vendors

Coronavirus: 11 contacts of Meru patient quarantined

Veteran musician John Nzenze in hospital

Teachers hired by schools to miss May pay

Man who glued wife’s genitals seized from Kitui hideout

Boat tragedy: Siaya widow camps at river bank with infant

22 isolated in Kirinyaga after trailer driver from Malaba tested positive for Covid-19

Museveni directs Uganda’s Health Ministry to revise COVID-19 cases from 264 to 145

JKUAT students Michael Mwaisakenyi and Kenneth Gichira win Ksh.854K Microsoft digital award

Under fire FKF boss Mwendwa grilled by DCI

3 police officers arrested for freeing Ugandan suspect who kidnapped Kenyan cop

Detectives nab 6 suspects who stole goods worth Ksh.29m from an Embakasi godown

Debt dilemma as Kenya must now spend its way out of Covid-19 pandemic

6,000 more children under five could die each day as COVID-19 weakens health systems

Mental health problems increase amid COVID-19 pandemic

Breaking News in Kenya as of 20/05/2020

Kenya’s coronavirus cases cross the 1000 mark after 66 test positive

Gov’t extends directive on cessation of movement in Eastleigh, Old Town

Kenya-Tanzania mistrust and trade war fuelled by Covid-19

Marriage services suspended over Covid-19 fears after many Kenyans flock AG’s office

KNCHR gets Ksh.52million boost from European Union

30 percent of Kenyans could not pay rent in April – Survey

9 out of 10 Kenyans uncertain of return to work as Covid-19 pandemic bites

Govt’ declares Monday, May 25 public holiday

Safaricom Foundation donates PPEs to healthcare workers in Uasin Gishu

Okoth in fitness dilemma as he prepares for his Olympic swansong

NCBA Group records Ksh.2.4B pre-tax profit for quarter ending March 31

Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits

Once home of fine football talents, Mombasa lacks a standard stadium

Breaking News in Kenya as of 19/05/2020

Covid-19 cases in Kenya rise to 963 after 51 more patients test positive

Kenya has sent away 182 foreigners who tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tanzanian border

Concern over the high number of Covid-19 patients dying at home

Kenya’s Ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu defends border closure

Police repulse suspected Shabaab militants in Garissa

Malaba stabbing: police arrest six suspects

Two Kenyan journalists fined Ksh.46,000 each or 3-year jail term for entering Tanzania illegally

Three arrested in Nakuru masquerading as Citizen TV journalists

Nairobi West Hospital now conducting testing for Covid-19

IEBC pulls down the 2017 General Election report following public uproar over errors

Court gives Kamukunji OCS 2 weeks to arrest suspect who ‘disappeared’ from custody in police kidnap case

Lamu Senator’s father was shot after stabbing officer, police claim

Individual training a challenge to KPA star Angeshi

Gitau out to fix leaky Pipeline

Children of Rwandan genocide fugitive Kabuga led police to Paris-area hideout

Breaking News in Kenya as of 18/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 912 as Meru, Garissa record first infection

KNCHR condemns forced evictions, demolitions amid Covid-19 pandemic

Experts call for action over rising Lake Victoria water levels

Why Covid-19 deaths at home are worrying

Mystery as suspect charged with kidnapping police officer escapes from the cell

Court allows Mzee Kibor to conduct DNA test on six children in land tussle

Loss of sense of smell added to the official list of coronavirus symptoms

Bidco’s bid for KPL football in limbo after SDT ruling

Construction and property industry significantly slowed down by Covid-19

China Mobile, Facebook in a joint project to build 2Africa submarine cable

DPP must give graft suspects evidence before trial – Court

KWS rangers on the spot over alleged killings in Isiolo

Man ‘seals’ wife’s genitals with superglue in Tharaka-Nithi

Homa Bay police seize bhang worth Sh200,000

National Donkey Welfare Day fails to take place in Lamu

KCB boss Joshua Oigara’s annual pay jumps to Sh299.1m

KRA takes Ndii to court in Sh2.8 million tax row

Stray elephants that terrorized Kitengela residents for 3 days captured

Kenya Railways halts repairs on Kijabe line after flash floods kill 1 worker, injure 10 others

7pm-5am curfew, cessation of movement into 5 counties extended by 21 days

President Kenyatta closes Kenya’s borders with Tanzania, Somalia for 30 days

Over 100 families spend the night in the cold following demolitions in Ruai

Safari Rally return postponed to 2021

Kenyan born Froome returns to outdoor training amid Ineos exit rumors

Kenya’s dilemma in re-opening economy

Super Petrol prices decrease by Ksh.9.54 per liter

EABL profit to drop by Sh2.2 billion due to COVID-19 restrictions

Stanbic Bank quarterly profit falls to Ksh.1.5 billion

Police officer dead, wife found shot and injured after a domestic fight in Meru

OIMEKE: Incorporate health education in the school system to prevent future pandemics

LSK says Nairobi Metropolitan Service not established or recognized in law

Adagala, ex-FKF official slam Mwendwa leadership

Fast and technically gifted, Kenyan prodigy Gachangi causing waves in Holland

Covid-19: 25 truck drivers turned back after testing positive

CS Wamalwa: 237 Kenyans have been killed by floods since April

Namanga put on the high-risk list after 25 truck drivers test positive for Covid-19

US embassy in Tanzania raises concern on rising and unreported Covid-19 cases

4 Kilifi county officials arrested over alleged misuse of coronavirus funds

Four suspected thugs shot dead in Komarock

Brookhouse allowed resuming online classes

Migori police hunt for seven quarantine escapees

Nairobi water crisis: Claims of water cartels controlling supply as shortage bites



KPA Finance boss Patrick Nyoike & co-accused Isaac Obunga freed on Ksh.2M bail

JKIA’s aeronautical engineer stabbed to death by girlfriend in Umoja

Safaricom extends Bonga For Good Campaign for 30 more days

KRA wins Sh1.2bn system case

Officer charged with fatal curfew shooting

Kenyan trucker in hiding after testing positive in Uganda

Western Kenya leaders say dams will end floods menace

Painful homecoming for a man whose wife died in India

Ex-prisons boss arrested for hosting a party during curfew

Woman’s near-death ordeal after slipping into the river

Breaking News in Kenya as of 09/05/2020

Kenya confirms 28 new Covid-19 cases raising the total to 649 as one more patient dies

Covid-19 testing to begin in prisons after cases reported at Industrial Area prison

Covid-19: Gov’t bans street hawking, public gatherings in Old Town, Eastleigh

Man who fled Old Town after testing positive for Covid-19 found dead, 3 others arrested

Eliud Kipchoge continues Covid-19 relief mission

Food security project ignites hope in Ndhiwa farmers

Breaking News in Kenya as of 07/05/2020

Covid-19: Kenya cases rise to 607,7 recoveries and 3 more deaths  – VIDEO

Eastleigh: lockdown enters first day – VIDEO, PHOTOS

Kenya to get Sh79.3b IMF loan for Covid-19 fight

Covid-19: Relief as testing, quarantine in public facilities now free

Kenyans resume work as Covid-19 cases soar

Fears over huge land cracks after heavy rains in Keiyo South

Covid-19: Governors call for total counties lockdown as cases rise

All 7 bodies found after police officers drown in Baringo

Kenyan firms cut jobs at the fastest rate on record in April – Survey

Gov’t demands answers after Kenyan plane shot down in Somalia killing six

Kenya all set to begin a clinical trial for three possible Covid-19 drugs

Move to connect rural homes with power backfires

Cost of ugali set to go up amid maize shortage

More Kenyans starting to go back to work,’ Google report reveals