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[PHOTOS] Bars prepare to reopen after Uhuru order

The establishments are to limit operations until 10pm.

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•The president yesterday lifted the six month suspension of operations in all bars and clubs sarcastically urging Kenyans to "kunywa pombe sasa".

•Following this directive, bars owners have started prepping for the officially opening after a long wait.

Anita Nyambura a service girl at Zipang bar and restaurant dust alcoholic drinks in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 292020,MERCY MUMO
Anita Nyambura a service girl at Zipang bar and restaurant dust alcoholic drinks in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 292020,MERCY MUMO

The Kenyan nightlife will officially recommence on Tuesday following President Uhuru Kenyatta's move to reopen bars.

The president on Tuesday lifted the six month suspension of operations in all bars and clubs sarcastically urging Kenyans to "kunywa pombe sasa".

"The prohibition against the operation of bars, and the sale of alcoholic drinks by ordinary restaurants and eateries shall stand vacated from the September 29. Mnaweza kukunywa pombe sasa (you can now drink)," Uhuru said on Monday during the Nantional Covid-19 address at KICC.

Aerias mwirori a cheff at Blend bar and restaurant clean the floor in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Aerias mwirori a cheff at Blend bar and restaurant clean the floor in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
 

Following this directive, bars owners have started preparing for the officially opening after a long wait.

The establishments are to limit operations until 10pm.

Sylvester Otiende a mixologist at Zipang bar dust alcoholic drinks in prepreparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Sylvester Otiende a mixologist at Zipang bar dust alcoholic drinks in prepreparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO

This comes as the country's Covid-19 case load rises to 38,378 after recording 210 new virus cases on Tuesday.

Kenya's death toll has crossed the 700 mark recording 707 deaths after seven more patients succumbed.

Aerias mwirori a cheff at Blend bar and restaurant clean the floor in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Aerias mwirori a cheff at Blend bar and restaurant clean the floor in preparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Sylvester Otiende a mixologist at Zipang bar dust alcoholic drinks in prepreparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO
Sylvester Otiende a mixologist at Zipang bar dust alcoholic drinks in prepreparation of the reopening of bars on September 29,2020/ MERCY MUMO