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Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV)

Running battles as traders resist closure

There were running battles in various open air markets across the country as police implemented a Ministry of Health directive […]

Isolation the best bet in efforts to stop coronavirus, experts say

Emeka-Mayaka Gekara Chinese authorities announced yesterday plans to lift the mass quarantine on the central province of Hubei, after coronavirus […]

Travellers protest confusion, pricey quarantine hotels

Irene Githinji and George Kebaso Confusion, long days without clear communication at the airport and exorbitant accommodation rates by hotels are […]

Why Kenya is not about to force Covid-19 lockdown

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge yesterday signalled that the government is not about to impose a lockdown […]

Judiciary employees told to operate from home as pandemic persists

Irene Githinji and Alphonce Mung’ahu The Judiciary yesterday directed its staff to work from home until further notice as part of […]

Medics turn away people with coronavirus symptoms

Harrison Kivisu and Sophie Njoka Medical personnel in Kilifi and Mombasa are now sending away patients with symptoms similar to those […]

State mulls Sh117b Covid-19 package to cushion economy

Zachary Ochuodho @zachuodho Kenya is banking on a Sh116.9 billion ($1.15 billion) short-term facility from global lenders as an emergency […]

Accountants call for tax concessions as pandemic ravages markets

Lewis Njoka @LewisNjoka Accountants are calling on the government to give short-term tax concessions to businesses to cushion them and […]

UK in lockdown as global Covid-19 deaths hit 17,000

London, Tuesday Britain late Monday ordered a three-week lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, shutting “non-essential” shops and services, […]

Jack Ma Foundation donates medical equipment to boost fight on virus

Kenya has received medical equipment from the Jack Ma Foundation towards the fight against Covid-19 that has so far left […]