Mater hospital employees to take four months salary cut

The hospital had to put in place measures to try and save all the jobs in the hospital.

20,000 jobs at risk in the healthcare sector- Report

There have been big losses in health-related SMEs.

Kepsa asks government to review curfew hours

Kepsa wants PSVs allowed to operate up to 9pm.

State urged to waive licence fees for SMEs by half

At least 75 per cent of SMEs are facing closure by end of June.

Health ministry launches menstrual hygiene policy

Ministry launched Menstrual Hygiene policy 2019-2024.

Omanga among 6 seeking deputy speaker seat

Omanga is facing disciplinary action for skipping Uhuru meeting.

Protect yourself first, Kagwe tells health workers

Kagwe toured Kiambu county health facilities.

Come back or we'll get you, Kagwe tells escapee

'Even of you run, I want to assure you that we shall find you'- CS.

NASA kicks Jumwa, Wamalwa out of party seats

Jumwa will be replaced by Likoni MP Mishi Mboko.

3.1 million jobs at risk in travel, tourism sectors

Approximately 2.3 million employees already been sent on unpaid leave.

Kenya records 147 new virus cases, total rises to 1,618

Kibra has 35 cases and three more deaths recorded.

Uhuru scolds son for flouting curfew to meet 'girlfriend'

Says son put his grandmother, Mama Ngina Kenyatta, at risk.

Cremate the dead, Raila urges Luos, everyone

He called for suspension of burial cultures that increase risk of exposure to the disease.

Time for Ruto 'roundtable' after Raila handshake - Aukot

Says Kenyans should be involved in plans for unity government.

Judiciary defends Sh2 million fine on ex-KRA staffer

Says other bribe money was fake currency.

World

China's parliament backs Hong Kong security bill

Clashes broke out again on Wednesday.

US virus death toll passes 100,000

It has seen more fatalities than any other country.

Captured fugitive Kabuga denies financing Rwanda's genocide

The 84-year-old businessman was arrested earlier this month in a suburb in Paris

Twitter slaps fact-checking warning label on Trump tweet

Twitter updated its policies on warning labels early this month.

New York governor Cuomo reopens stock exchange

New York City has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim prayers

"This pandemic has made us a community. Crises bring people get together."

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in Karachi

Crash comes just days after the country began allowing commercial flights.

Africa

Nigeria to continue with clinical trials for controversial ...

Prof Adeyeye said the clinical trials will be concluded in three to four months.

Trafficked Nigerian women rescued from Lebanon

They are often lured away with promises of jobs in Europe or Asia.

Burundi's ruling party candidate wins presidential election

Ndayishimiye, a retired general will take over from President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Tanzania to redeploy pot-bellied policemen

Human rights activist say the policy should not lead to discrimination.

Idris Elba to host Africa Day virtual concert

Concert at Home will host continent's top musicians including Diamond, Sauti Sol.

Remains of top Rwanda genocide suspect found

They were discovered in a grave in Congo-Brazzaville.

Rwanda's genocide suspect appears before French court

Kabuga has been indicted by U.N. prosecutors for genocide and incitement to commit ...

Museveni cuts official virus tally in half

Health ministry said it had handed over 124 infected foreign drivers.

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

Why embracing indigenous languages could have major ...

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

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

The conduct of periodic, competitive, participatory, credible and non-violent elections ...

Shutting down the internet doesn’t work – but governments ...

As the internet continues to gain considerable power and agency around the world, many ...

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Fairmont Norfolk closes, sends all staff home as virus bites

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China's parliament backs Hong Kong security bill

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US virus death toll passes 100,000

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