Uhuru locks down Nairobi and 4 counties as Covid hits hard

President Uhuru Kenyatta has pronounced fresh tough measures to control the spread of Covid-19 infections, after the 3rd wave cases spiked in five counties. In announcement from Statehouse Nairobi, the president banned travel in and out of five counties that are worst hit namely Nairobi, Machakos, Kiambu, Kajiado and Nakuru. This

Rolls -Royce & Tecnam join Widerøe to deliver all-electric Aircrafts

Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam are joining forces with Widerøe – the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, to deliver an all-electric passenger aircraft for the commuter market, ready for revenue service in 2026. The project expands on the successful research programme between Rolls-Royce and Widerøe on sustainable aviation and the existing partnership between Rolls-Royce and

Uhuru bans political meetings; orders pubs to close at 9 pm

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered pubs and restaurants to be closed at 9 pm and declared a ban on political gatherings for 30 days. The President has also ordered that burial of deceased persons be concluded within 72 hours of demise with attendance capped at 100 with priority to

Grandmother stories: connecting with our Wisdom, Heritage & Identity

By Teddy Warria  The writer with Dr. Mary Okelo, South African High Commissioner, KA. Mqulwana, H.E. Ms. I grew up, partly, in Kamnua Village in Kisumu, Lake Victoria region of Western Kenya, East African Community (EAC). I fondly call it KIS(S)UMU - The Lake City of 1000 sun kisses!   I had the

Kisumu County to start production of Electric Motorbikes

Kisumu governor Professor Peter Anyang Nyongo has announced that his county will start the local production of electric motorbikes at the County’s business innovation and Incubation centre. The governor announced this when he received a donation of 15 motor bikes from the United Nations Environmental Programe UNEP as part of the

Kisumu County bans personal vehicles in the City

Kisumu City Kisumu County has banned motorists from parking in the city’s Central Business District from 22nd February 2021. As a result, defiant motorists have been ejected from the CBD as the county enforces new rules which allow Public Service Vehicles to pick and drop for only 5 minutes. Kisumu City is

Boon for Domestic Tourism as Skyward Express Launches Nairobi-Malindi Route

Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development Cabinet Secretary James Macharia this morning launched a new air route by Skywards Airlines, the Nairobi-Malindi-Lamu route. According to the CS Macharia, the Government welcomes this development as additional flights to local destinations will support the growth of local tourism whilst international passenger travel remains

Kenya now Exempts Tanzania from 14-day Covid19 Mandatory Quarantine

Kenya has caved in to Tanzania's demands and included Tanzania among 147 countries whose nationals are exempt from 14 day mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the country. This development comes a day after Tanzania walked out of negotiations to end the escalating trade stalemate between the two countries. The