The Coronavirus Tracker

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Kenya
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1586
4.7M
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Breaking News in Kenya as of 21/06/2020

Death of funerals? Tim Wanyonyi still traumatised after ‘strangers’ buried his brother


Kenya records 104 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths and 36 recoveries


Police in Mandera nab bhang worth Ksh.800K, two suspects arrested


Suspects who killed Stephen Gacheche, stole Ksh.2M arrested in Bungoma


Kajiado man kills lover, goes missing


IG Mutyambai to have first public engagement on Twitter


Africa’s Covid-19 cases pass 290,000 as death toll reach 7,925


Arrest parents marrying off school girls, Education CAS tells chiefs


Police boss accused of aiding ‘imposter’ gets his job back



Breaking News in Kenya as of 20/06/2020

COVID-19 in Kenya: 117 more people test positive, total rises to 4,374


Woman buried alive while harvesting sand in Rachuonyo East


Two boys die, nine girls defiled in Meru


Five arrested over murder of Bungoma trader


Cop accused of killing Yassin Moyo fails to take plea after showing COVID-19 like symptoms


COVID school lockdowns leading to increase in violence against children, UN says


WHO aiming for 2 Billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2021


Gov’t warns young people hosting house parties in Westlands, Lavington, Kileleshwa, Hurlingham


3 more retailers on Gov’t watch as Tuskys stays mute on buyer power abuse


TECNO, UNHCR to support education for African refugee children


KCSE, KCPE candidates likely to sit exams in April 2021


Magoha mulls adoption of learning in shifts to get all students back in class


Four shoplifters arrested in Busia, stolen products recovered


President Uhuru nominates Nancy Janet Kabui Gathungu for Auditor General


Firm launches initiative to support small businesses in Kenya


Court issues arrest warrant against former MP Rege


Why curbing the rise in sexual offenses still an uphill task


CS steps in to end Kenya-Tanzania stand-off at Namanga border


Covid-19 stifles Mara wildebeest spectacle


Samburu woman arrested for subjecting daughter to FGM


Tea farmers want KTDA to account for Sh649m dividend



Breaking News in Kenya as of 16/06/2020

CS Kagwe urges men to emulate women as COVID-19 cases hit 3,860


Luo Benga musician Omondi Long Lilo dies in hospital


COVID-19: Equity, Mastercard to give over 14,600 students monthly stipend, learning devices


Gov’t extends restaurant operating hours to 7:30pm, bars remain closed


New drug reduces deaths among patients with severe COVID-19: trial shows


Brian Kimani’s body, withheld by Gertrude’s hospital over Ksh.17M bill, released after four months


Auma Obama calls out brother Malik over fake Barack Obama birth certificate


Gov’t orders Mama Mbogas to stop chopping vegetables for customers over COVID-19 fears


Why Maraga’s bid to reform justice system has flopped


Despite harsh laws, teenage pregnancies continue to ruin future of many girls


We’ll release kin after they heal from Covid-19, Mandera locals told


Nairobi man electrocuted while tampering with power lines


Dexamethasone: Scientists find life-saving coronavirus drug



Breaking News in Kenya as of 15/06/2020

American pleads guilty to sexually abusing girls at his orphanage in Kenya

Four COVID-19 cases confirmed at State House, Nairobi


Meet Stephen Odhiambo, carpenter who went viral now set to make millions


‘Know someone who has COVID?’ How one tweet brought home the horrors of coronavirus in Kenya


Isiolo woman accused of killing baby says ‘I don’t know what happened, I was drunk’


Matiang’i forced to address protesters demanding removal of roadblocks in Limuru


Three-year-old girl defiled, killed by mother’s boyfriend


Cries of Marakwet Landslide victims amid COVID-19 pandemic


COVID-19: Equity, Mastercard to give over 14,600 students monthly stipend, learning devices


Private school teachers seek stimulus package


Title deeds issuance to resume after Covid-19 restrictions


Tens lose cash to online forex trading cheats


EACC cops arrest Samburu County officials over CMC deal


Court stops James Oyugi’s kin from exhuming body

Breaking News in Kenya as of 14/06/2020

Kenya confirms 137 new COVID-19 infections, total cases rise to 3,594


CS Kagwe: People with non-communicable diseases at higher risk of contracting COVID-19


Four more killed in fresh attack in Marsabit despite peace calls


Suspected Al-Shabaab kill Mandera police reservist in an attack on the mast


59 percent of Kenyans want places of worship reopened


Manyani Maximum Prison inmate tests positive for COVID-19


Petrol prices rise by Ksh.5.77 as diesel, kerosene costs fall


Man who hacked wife beaten to death by angry mob in Makueni


Militants kill 20 soldiers, 40 civilians in northeast Nigeria attacks


Bata shoes worth over Ksh.9.8 million stolen in Nairobi recovered at hotel in Nyamira



Breaking News in Kenya as of 13/06/2020

Police chopper crash-lands in Meru


Drama at burial of Ohangla artiste Abenny Jachiga as angry mourners remove casket from grave


Villa Rosa to send home workers


Kenya records 152 new coronavirus cases, 57 recoveries and 4 deaths


It’s robbery by money-hungry government, pensioners say


AU reiterates backing Kenya in UNSC vote


As World Blood Donor Day approaches, COVID-19 strains supply


Nairobi Park row: KWS chair ‘resigns’


Let’s Leverage on innovative potential of our youth in Covid-19 fight, President Kenyatta urges African counterparts


Rural families stare at poverty as remittances decline


Forget cash from State, Knut tells private schools


Mourners who travelled from Mombasa to Siaya isolated


Fida to offer legal help to woman brutalised by police


Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests


Yatani’s normal budget in abnormal circumstances


The 2020/21 budget winners and losers


Matatu operators on the spot for flouting rules to carry cargo under COVID-19 hardships



Breaking News in Kenya as of 11/06/2020

 

Three police officers arrested over Mercy Cherono saga


IPOA probing cops accused of tying Mercy Cherono to motorbike, dragging her on the road


Tax cheats granted 3-year grace period to declare correct taxes


COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating in Africa, WHO says


National and county governments agree on terms for gradual re-opening of the economy


Kenya records 121 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths and 44 recoveries


School after COVID-19: PPEs, sanitizers and more nurses for temperature screening


Kirinyaga: 8 family members develop ‘strange illness’, sing loudly after stealing food


Burundi’s First Lady Denise Nkurunziza returns home as officials deny coronavirus ‘rumours’


Budget 2020: Online businesses to pay taxes for digital transactions


Kuresoi South: Woman who broke into deputy OCS’s house tied to motorbike, dragged on the road


80,000 vulnerable Kenyans who lost income sources due to COVID-19 set to receive Ksh. 606M from EU


CS Yatani tables new budget for Kenya


Editors call for review of media laws to improve press freedom


Covid-19: With curfew, life on the streets is more difficult


Reality in schools dampens September opening


TSC to get more than half of Sh505bn given to ministry


Forestry agency to run City Park, says Tobiko


Two killed in Nyeri as forest officers confront suspected illegal loggers


Plan to set up a sanitary towel factory in the offing


Calls for peace as two communities along Wajir-Marsabit border clash


Sugar cane farmers need more money to revive dying mills


Off-plan home buying loses appeal among many Kenyans


Coffee earnings fall Sh2.5bn in eight months to May



Breaking News in Kenya as of 09/06/2020

Uhuru mourns Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza as ‘an outstanding regional counterpart’


Woman brutally attacked by husband in Tharaka Nithi gets help


Kenya’s coronavirus cases near 3000 mark as 127 more test positive


MOH: Wearing N95 masks is a personal choice for the elderly, best advice is to stay at home


Coronavirus threatens Kenya goal to end FGM by 2022


Safaricom temporarily closes shops in Mombasa, Nairobi


Reasons President Kenyatta gave for extending COVID-19 restrictions


African states using Covid-19 to erode democracy, US warns


Why it is not yet time for Uhuru to relax rules on reopening schools


Nandi senator involved in road crash


Suspect in death of Keroche heiress faults investigators


Uganda sustains opposition to order on truckers’ use of Naivasha dry port


Man awarded Sh5m for malicious arrest


Double standards? Police allow tens of mourners at Nyeri funeral


Prof. Stephen Kiama installed as University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor


Meet the man serving Kenyans with free mobile money transactions



Breaking News in Kenya as of 05/06/2020

COVID-19 cases in Kenya rise to 2,474 after 134 more patients test positive


Three suspects arrested ferrying explosives on Namanga- Nairobi highway


Water shortage in Nairobi raises COVID-19 risk


Kenyans ready for partial lifting of Covid-19 restrictions


Sh32 billion more piled on Kenya’s debt


Kiama finally installed as VC in virtual ceremony


Kenyans stranded in India to arrive Friday – VIDEO


Chesegon mudslide survivor leaves hospital – VIDEO


Budget Committee seeks to raise budget by Ksh.50 billion


PPEs for crew, early check-ins: How flying in a Covid-19 era will look like


We’ll be ready to host Safari Rally, expect sports action soon: Amina


Court orders gov’t to pay Kayole man Ksh.5 million for wrongful arrest


NCBA shuts down 14 branches in post-merger consolidation


Local businesses sacrifice profit margins, cut more jobs in May



Breaking News in Kenya as of 04/06/2020

Govt to roll out home-based care for Covid-19 patients, Kagwe says


Concern as Mbagathi, Kenyatta University Hospitals fill-up with COVID-19 patients


Photos of persons escaping from quarantine to be published in newspapers


Fairmont Hotels withdraws notice firing staff after pressure from State, Union


Woman accused of killing lover fails bail test


Turkana residents say starvation imminent after locusts invade farms


Changes in Executive Order raise eyebrows


Executive order has no effect on Judiciary, says Chief Justice Maraga


Over one million rendered jobless as Covid-19 takes a toll on businesses


County hospitals not yet ready for COVID-19 surge, researchers warn


Man rescued after surviving in a 60ft well in Tharaka-Nithi for 13 days


Hunt on for MCA, a patient who fled from Migori Covid-19 center


Food prices increase as COVID hurts supply


Kenya reaches out to neighbors in the push to market Naivasha depot


Why Tanzania, Kenya trade ties blow hot and cold


Emirates could take four years to return to normal


Breaking News in Kenya as of 03/06/2020

Protesters rally outside US embassy in Nairobi over George Floyd’s death


Five killed in road crash in Nyeri


Top cream of 2019 KCSE students to join UON


Police officer Duncan Ndiema Ndiwah to be arrested over killing of 13yr-old Yassin Moyo on a balcony


DCI warns parents of criminals luring children for nudes, exploitation during online classes


60yr-old Gerald Murungi sentenced to life in prison for defiling 10yr-old girl


Kenyans protest after police shoot homeless man dead in Mathare


72 more Kenyans test positive for coronavirus, total rises to 2,093


Three Kenya Power employees test positive for COVID-19 in Mombasa


Testing hitch compromised war on Covid-19, government officials say


Kenya proposes VAT on Netflix, Uber, online businesses


Shah happy to step up her game amid coronavirus break


KFS warns Kenyans against buying parcels around Ngong Road Forest


Breaking News in Kenya as of 02/06/2020

Five dead in new Ebola outbreak


2019 KCSE candidates to know universities, colleges today


Covid-19: Kenya cases cross grim 2,000 mark – VIDEO


Sewage could hold the key to stopping new coronavirus outbreaks


MD Wachira Waruru, 8 top journalists from Royal Media Services conferred Presidential Award


9yr-old Stephen Wamukota gets State commendation for unique handwashing machine


Uhuru Kenyatta – ‘In 7 years, my gov’t has done more than all other Kenyan presidents combined’


Covid-19: Ojaamong says truckers are straining Busia resources


Uhuru leads Madaraka Day fete – VIDEO


‘Kenyan bird completes 26,000km journey to return home’


Chemical spray booths dangerous, experts warn


NMS designates Mama Lucy, South B hospitals as virus isolation centers


Munya: State is not importing maize


State agency buys Sh300m rice from Mwea farmers


Wanjiru leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare


Kenyans defy virus rules, go back to normal


287,481 Kenyans lost their jobs between January and March – KNBS


Kenya inflation cools to 5.47 percent in May- KNBS


Covid-19 hopes and fears centre on ‘immunity’


Social media post from Alex Ndiritu in Nyeri about the White House got Americans panicking


Justice Ouko: Budgetary cuts hurting delivery of justice


Veteran musician John Nzenze dies


Two killed, 5 injured in Nandi-Kakamega border clashes



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