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President Kenyatta orders new hospitals to be built in Nairobi’s informal settlements ┬╗Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 10 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned the construction of three new Level 3 hospitals in the informal settlements of Nairobi. The President witnessed the groundbreaking ceremony for 16-bed hospitals in Muthua in Uthiru and Kianda in Kibra and a 24-bed facility in Maendeleo village in Mukuru kwa Reuben. The three hospitals are part of 20 such …

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State is offering Sh7bn loans as part of a bailout plan for private schools

With CAROLINE WAFULA Private schools could soon be bailed out by the government after the Ministry of Education plans to grant them concession loans to cushion them against the effects of Covid-19. This follows concerns that many private schools could close permanently due to the effects of coronavirus. Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said Sunday that the reopening of learning …

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Ruto tries to save the hotel by paying for land a second time: The Standard

Vice President William Ruto wants a government agency to abandon their search for the land the Weston Hotel is on and accept payment for the land instead. Ruto argues that the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) should finalize negotiations on compensation by order of the National Land Commission (NLC) rather than pursuing a new case attempting to retake the country. …

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Covid-19: Kenya reports over 1,000 recoveries as cases hit 26,436

With CAROLINE WAFULA Kenya’s coronavirus cases jumped 599 to 26,436 on Sunday after testing 4,420 samples within 24 hours. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe shared two more deaths and 1,062 more recoveries with other officials on a tour of Kisumu County. This is the highest number Kenya has ever seen since the virus was first confirmed on March 13. This …

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Meet the failure of Standard 2 spicing up Ol Kalou

By John Githinji 27 minutes ago Hannah in the city of Olkalou, Nyandarua County [Photo: John Githinji] Although Hannah Nyambura is a Standard Two graduate, she is admired for her professional paving work that has changed the face of the city of Ol Kalou. When decentralization began, the town of Ol Kalou, the headquarters of Nyandarua County, had no designated …

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Prepare for “President Raila,” says Murathe: The Standard

The deputy chairman of the anniversary party, David Murathe, with the wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and his Chama Cha Mashinani counterattack Isaac Ruto on June 17th at the anniversary headquarters in Nairobi. [File, Standard] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s ally and Vice Chairman of the Jubilee, David Murathe, has alerted the country to a 2022 Mandela Moment for Kenya. In an exclusive …

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A record 781 coronavirus patients recover as Kenya cases hit 25,837

BY BENSON AMADALA BY JILL NAMATSI The Ministry of Health announced 699 more cases of Covid-19 in Kenya on Saturday after 7,175 samples were tested within 24 hours. This brought the country’s case count to 25,837 since March 13, when the first case was confirmed, and the total number of samples tested to 349,307. Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe also reported …

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Multi-agency team to redesign the Mau borders: The Standard

Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya, Compatriot PS Nicholas Muraguri and his environmental and forestry colleague Chris Kiptoo at Neissuit Elementary School in Njoro constituency meeting with elders from Kipsigis, Tugen and Ogiek parishes yesterday. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard] A multi-agency team has been set up to resolve the land dispute in East Mau, which has led to displacement and ethnic …

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Covid-19: Homa Bay nurse who did negative tests dies of a collapsed lung

By RUTH MBULA A Homa Bay County nurse who had Covid-19 and gave birth to a healthy baby two weeks ago died on Sunday while supporting oxygen. Richard Onkware, director of public health for Kisii County, said the nurse died at 4 p.m. after battling the disease for about two weeks. The 32-year-old from Rachuonyo South sub-county contracted the virus …

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