Government gazettes 4pm as official hour to leave work

There were concerns of several people being caught up within the curfew time.

CJ Maraga directs petty offenders be released in 24 hours

Serious crimes will continue to be presented to court for plea taking.

Uhuru holds virtual meeting with Matiang'i-led Covid-19 ...

The President thanked employers who have undertaken to ensure that no jobs are lost.

Trucks transporting food free to move past curfew - CS

Curfew purpose is to limit social contact not disable businesses - CS.

Kagwe dismisses push and pull claim with Matiang'i ministry

'There is no division in the arms of government' - CS Kagwe.

Covid-19 cases shoot to 81 with 22 new patients

Of new cases, 13 are male and nine are female.

Safaricom to give customers extra airtime during top up

All prepaid customers will receive 2% extra airtime on every period recharge.

Uhuru urges Kenyans to emulate bravery of recovered patients

The President urged Kenyans not to be afraid to report if they are not feeling well.

Curfew: Uhuru apologises over excessive force used by cops

President says he is aware of the challenges during the start of curfew.

Fake cop arrested in Ngong, military uniform recovered

Suspect told firearm holders to not visit the licensing office due to the coronavirus.

'Corona is treatable': First Kenyan patient speaks out

"When I landed, I had a cough for 3 days. I monitored my body took myself to Mbagathi."

Uhuru praises Covid-19 'patient number 1' Brenda

Uhuru held a live video chat with the two recovered patients who were at Afya House.

Process of releasing ethanol for sanitisers begins

Government ordered the release of all ethanol held at various ports and customs.

One arrested as cops bust forgery ring in Nairobi CBD

Forged documents recovered include four cheque books for different financial institutions.

Shame on you! Mutua slams Kenyan scientists over Covid-19

"Are you sitting in the lab trying to come up with a cure or you are just seated at home?"

Marsabit county halts daily tax collection for three months

Governor Ali announced two individuals who were on self quarantine tested negative.

World

Trump warns of 'very painful' weeks ahead

White House projects likelihood of at least 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus.

Five days of worship that set a virus time bomb in France

The prayer meeting kicked off the biggest cluster of Covid-19 in France.

Coronavirus and sex: What you need to know

If you're showing any symptoms whatsoever do try and stay away from your lover.

Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security

The couple said they had no plans to ask for publicly funded security in the US.

Covid-19: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter

The US now has more than 140,000 confirmed cases.

German state finance minister Thomas Schäfer found dead

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8 things we still don't know about Covid-19

We don't know how long immunity lasts and risk of reinfection.

Africa

Ethiopia postpones elections due to coronavirus

The Horn of Africa nation has 25 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far.

Congo's ex-president Yhombi-Opango dies of Covid-19

He was 81 years old. His family said he had been ill before contracting the virus.

Botswana reports first three COVID-19 cases as pandemic ...

As at March 30, WHO reported 693,224  globally confirmed cases with 33, 106 deaths.

Museveni declares 7pm curfew, 14-day lockdown for private ...

Government workers to stay at home with exception of army, police, health, water,

Uganda confirms 5 more Covid-19 cases

Museveni dismisses claims the country will go into lockdown.

Coronavirus: South Africa reports first deaths as lockdown ...

Both deaths took place in hospitals in the southern province of Western Cape.

South Africa Covid-19 cases rise past 900

The president underwent the test on Tuesday on the advice of physicians

Covid-19: Museveni suspends public transport for 14 days

Uganda has total of 14 Covid-19 cases.

The Conversation

Ebola: Why cross-border risks for Kenya remain high

Kenya appears prepared, but a lot more can be done.

Kenyans participate in HIV vaccine trial

If the trial is successful, it will bring a new form of HIV prevention to people.

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit affected communities in both provinces.

How politics shapes the way African cities are run

Everyday politics boil over into multi-party politics and municipal governance

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Kenya is a multilingual country with over 42 different indigenous languages. In ...

How Nigeria has got better at running elections that are ...

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