•A lone Nairobian here and there could be seen at Uhuru Park walking past parked boats.
Easter is usually a time when families throng to Uhuru Park and other entertainment spots to spend quality time, but this time, things were different. See story https://bit.ly/3c21djI
Easter is usually a time when families throng to Uhuru Park and other entertainment spots to spend quality time, but this time, things were different.
While Uhuru Park and other areas in Nairobi's city centre would be a sea of humans during the long Easter holiday, this Good Friday was marked with an empty street.
A lone Nairobian here and there could be seen at Uhuru Park walking past parked boats.
Another could be seen seated on a pavement, staring into the distance.
Jackson Waweru, a photographer, said, "The way things have been going compared to last year... last year from Good Friday to Easter Monday I do make Sh10,000 and today I haven't earned anything .... I've been doing nothing the whole day."
President Uhuru Kenyatta urged to keep in good spirits, despite the country facing the formidable enemy that is coronavirus.
"We have refused to give up and we will see the end of Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya," Uhuru said in a statement on Friday.
He urged Kenyans to come together during these tough times to pray and 'come together by staying apart'.
"We have always found inspiration in ourselves and each other to find the sunshine after the storm. We must come together by staying apart and breaking the chain of infection," he said.
By Thursday, Kenya had 184 reported cases of Covid-19.