Governance

Kenya Sues USAID for Delaying ARVs Donation

Kenya has filed a suit against The United States Agency for International Development after the organization delayed the donation of much needed ARVs to Kenya. In the suit filed in a US Court, Kenya claims that the lives of many Kenyans were at stake after USAID failed to pay taxes on donated ARVs, delaying the

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Governance

KEMSA Board Thanks Uhuru for the Opportunity to Eat

The outgoing KEMSA Board has expressed a heartfelt thanksgiving to president Uhuru Kenyatta for the time he gave them a chance to eat at KEMSA. Speaking shortly after the ousting, KEMSA Board chair Kembi Gitura said that they were happy for the opportunity that Uhuru had granted them to eat, and now they move on

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Governance

Sputnik V Okay if Imported by Approved Cartels – MoH

Kenya has once again changed tune on the use of the Russian made Covid-19 vaccine, allowing the use of Sputnik V vaccine only if imported by the right cartel. A directive from the Ministry of Health said that Sputnik V vaccine was welcome in Kenya only if it was imported by the government leaning cartels

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Politics

Mudavadi Contemplating Locking Down Western Kenya as Covid-19 Cases Soar

As the third wave of Covid-19 spreads like bushfire in Kenya, various leaders are taking action to protect their people. Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi has announced plans to lockdown Western Kenya in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus in Western Kenya, citing the adverse effect it would have on voter

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Social

MoH Warns of the 196th Wave of Malaria

The Ministry of Health has urged for increased caution after it emerged that Kenya could be going through the 196th wave of malaria. Data from the ministry shows that the number of people infected with malaria has tripled in the last week, with various malaria hotspots such as the coast and Western Kenya running out

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KEMSA offices
Governance

KEMSA Spends 29m on Security after Passersby Increase by 1856%

The Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) has beefed up security on its premises after the number of pedestrian passersby increased by 1856% in the last three months. The unusual phenomena have forced KEMSA to hire an advanced security team to guard its premises as the intent and motive of the passersby is not clear. “The

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Governance

Kenyatta National Hospital to Build a Prison to Detain Patients Who Don’t Pay Bills

Kenyatta National Hospital is seeking funding from the exchequer to build a prison that will temporarily hold discharged patients who are unable to pay their bills. Seeking a permanent solution to a problem that has refused to go away, KNH said that the huge number of discharged patients being held at the hospital because they

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International

Magufuli on a Secret Benchmarking Tour at Nairobi Hospital

President John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania started a healthcare bench-marking tour at Nairobi Hospital amid tight security and vocal media silence on top the secret event. The Doctor of Chemistry who is known for his obsession with alternative science and traditional medicine will spend several days at the Nairobi hospital where he will get an

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Social

Patrick Amoth Develops Unusual Interest in Reggae Music after the Vaccine Jab

Acting Health Director General Patrick Amoth became the first Kenya to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in a camera field ceremony. The good doctor had to shed his childhood fear of injections and put on a brave face for the camera, and honestly, he did a good job. One wonders why he has not been confirmed

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Social

Covid-19 Vaccine Stolen in Advance Before landing at JKIA

Even before the much awaited Covid-19 Vaccine could land in Kenya, Kenya had already happened to the vaccine. The more than 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines started disappearing even before landing in Kenya, a sign that Kenya was still operating at ‘normal operating conditions’ and that our shared values of corruption, pilferage, outright theft

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