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Millions of Kenyans can’t pay rent, buy food as virus fever rises, survey reveals

AfricaPress-Kenya: The Covid-19 pandemic continued to devastate Kenyans in May, leaving even more without jobs, and millions at risk of being kicked out of...

Taxi drivers face auctioneers after virus hits business

AfricaPress-Kenya: Uncertainty hangs ominously over drivers of ride-hailing apps with banks moving to repossess vehicles from those who have defaulted on loan repayments. The drivers,...

KenGen MD Rebecca Miano joins World Bank Group’s Advisory Council

AfricaPress-Kenya: Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen), Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Miano has joined the World Bank Group’s Advisory Council on...

270,000 to benefit from Kazi Mtaani phase two

AfricaPress-Kenya: Over 270,000 youths are set to benefit from the second phase of National Hygiene Programme (NHP) better known as Kazi Mtaani that kicks...

KDF forces redesign of Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline

AfricaPress-Kenya: The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has demanded the redesign of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsett) for encroaching on its lands. The designated lands are...

Fuel shortage hits Kisii, Nyamira towns

AfricaPress-Kenya: Most matatu operators, boda boda operators and car users have in the past been fighting for the little petrol available in filling stations...

President Uhuru signs six Bills into law

AfricaPress-Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed six Bills into law at Harambee House, Nairobi The Bills, from the Senate and the National Assembly, included the...

President Uhuru presides over Kenya-US free trade negotiations launch

AfricaPress-Kenya: Kenya and the United States of America have kicked off Free Trade agreement negotiations in a virtual launch witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenya...

Guardian Bank closes Westlands branch after reported COVID-19 case

AfricaPress-Kenya: Guardian bank has temporarily closed one of its branches in Nairobi following reported cases of Coronavirus among members of its staff. The Westlands branch...

More lobbies oppose Kenya, US trade talks

AfricaPress-Kenya: Kenya's negotiations for a free trade deal with America has received opposition from organisations drawn from across Africa. Several trade lobby groups from Kenya,...