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 2020-04-05 09:08 

News24

PICS | Stellenbosch gets a scrub as coronavirus cases at 16...

Benches, pavements and dustbins were washed....

 2020-04-05 09:04 

Standard Digital

Uhuru told to form, fund special research team to find covid-19 cure...

Governor Mutua says current measures will only curb the spread of the virus but not cure it...

 2020-04-05 09:04 

Standard Digital

Production sharing is best bet to boost industries and create jobs...

Spurring the production of goods and services for the export market and foreign exchange inflows...

 2020-04-05 09:04 

Standard Digital

Virtual reality: Travel from your living room...

The travel and tourism industry has been one of the first major casualties of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world....

 2020-04-05 09:04 

Standard Digital

Life through my mother's lens...

An apple, they say, never falls far away from the tree and for Wanjira Mathai, that metaphor has been true in a literal sense....

 2020-04-05 08:40 

Daily Nation

Woman stabs, kills husband in Kakamega after ugali squabble...

Woman in hospital after stabbing herself in the stomach....

 2020-04-05 08:37 

News24

Amid virus fears, Pakistan searches for pilgrims from mass gathering...

Pakistani authorities are searching for tens of thousands of worshippers who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month just as the novel coronavirus was taking root in the impoverished nation, officials told AFP on Saturday....

 2020-04-05 08:36 

News24

Mask slips: U-turn as world leaders tell public to cover their faces...

Having told their populations that wearing masks was all but useless against the coronavirus, several Western countries have performed dramatic U-turns in the last few days....

 2020-04-05 08:33 

Daily Nation

Nakuru police get kits to boost fight against coronavirus...

Scarce resources has made the government's efforts to fight coronavirus difficult....

 2020-04-05 08:31 

News24

Jailed Ivory Coast opposition leader needs treatment: Amnesty...

Amnesty International has appealed to the government of Ivory Coast to grant urgent independent medical care to jailed opposition leader Alain Lobognon....

 2020-04-05 08:31 

News24

Nigeria eyes $1.3bn health fund to tackle virus...

Nigeria is looking to set up a $1.3 billion (1.2 billion euro) fund to boost its fragile healthcare system for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday....

 2020-04-05 08:30 

News24

'True friend' China helps Algeria battle coronavirus...

As adversity strikes in the form of the coronavirus pandemic, Algeria has found a helping hand in China, an old friend and the top exporter to Africa's largest country....

 2020-04-05 08:30 

News24

France to test plasma of coronavirus survivors to treat sick...

France is to begin clinical trials involving transfusions of blood plasma from coronavirus survivors into patients who have severe symptoms in a bid to treat the illness, the institutions involved said Saturday....

 2020-04-05 08:29 

News24

Tunisian parliament grants PM special powers amid pandemic...

Tunisia's parliament on Saturday gave the prime minister special powers for two months to allow for the accelerated adoption of measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-05 08:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Kaleerwe Markets Adopt Strict Measures to have Suspension Lifted...

On Saturday, Vendors and market leaders also spend the the day decongesting the market as they removed boxes they said they could do without. They also cleaned the markets of garbage....

 2020-04-05 08:29 

News24

Fury over 'Pokemon' jibe on French TV during China virus homage...

French journalist's comment came during live coverage of China's day of mourning for coronavirus victims....

 2020-04-05 08:27 

Standard Digital

Miraa, muguka worth Sh11m torched in Kilifi over fears of Covid-19 spread...

The incident comes barely three days after another consignment of miraa was set ablaze in Tana River by county officials for the same reasons....

 2020-04-05 08:24 

News24

France launches terror probe after two killed in stabbing spree...

A Sudanese refugee went on a knife rampage in a town in southeastern France on Saturday, killing two people in what is being treated as a terrorist attack....

 2020-04-05 08:10 

Standard Digital

How clerics made spread of deadly virus more vicious...

Faith or income? How clerics supposed to lead their followers to heaven have condemned them to death...

 2020-04-05 08:09 

Standard Digital

Helping children escape anxiety...

They can be especially challenging for young children struggling to understand what is going on considering the messages of gloom and doom....

 2020-04-05 08:09 

Standard Digital

To survive coronavirus, we must choose to see the positive side of life...

While not concealing the naked truth, we must choose not to be agents of negative energy, falsehood, propaganda, conspiracy theories, and fake news...

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Experts advise MPs on safe sittings to curb virus spread...

Advisory in line with rule on appropriate social distance to prevent spread of virus....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

The lofty ideas I came out of isolation with...

I will continue going to Hitler's. Not just for the drink, but to participate in great decisions in life....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Nowhere to hide: How State is tracking down virus rebels...

Google plans to publish information about the movement of people, to boost effectiveness of social distancing....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Boy, 6, may have exposed many to Covid-19, doctors say...

Health officials say some 20 registrars at KNH have been told to self-quarantine....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Deepening the bond through tough times...

Remember your partner's likes and dislikes, and put a personal touch on everything....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Intrigues behind Waiguru's fight for survival...

Governor deems impeachment motion an extortion project....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Pandemic has opened our eyes to life lessons...

I also have more time in my hands to put in more work and actually meet deadlines....

 2020-04-05 08:00 

Daily Nation

Stigmatised and disowned young mothers find solace...

Early pregnancies pose challenges not only to women but also to the development of a country....

 2020-04-05 07:53 

Daily Nation

Europe bears brunt of Covid-19 as global deaths top 60,000...

Europe continues to bear the brunt of the pandemic...

 2020-04-05 07:28 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19 Causes Big Drop in Business Confidence in Uganda - Survey...

The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) for March 2020, a survey published by Stanbic bank and mainly talks to owners of businesses show that confidence fell to 43 points, regarded as poor....

 2020-04-05 07:27 

News24

Coronavirus: Fear that US exports clampdown could hamper SA's effort to ramp up testing...

An unofficial clampdown by the US government on exports of test kits crucial to South Africa's plans to ramp up coronavirus testing, is raising fears that local efforts to combat the disease may falter....

 2020-04-05 07:24 

Standard Digital

Detectives holding Nairobi woman, 36, for robbery...

Detectives in Nairobi are holding a 36-year old woman suspected to be part of a ring conducting robberies in the city....

 2020-04-05 07:19 

News24

More than R2 billion donated to the Solidarity Fund in two weeks...

The money received by the fund has been used for activities that will be critical to saving lives, such as the purchase of 5 million medical masks....

 2020-04-05 07:15 

Standard Digital

Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus speech 'will be deeply personal and echo father's words during WW2'...

Queen Elizabeth will evoke a wartime spirit on Sunday night to pay tribute to medics risking their lives on the Covid-19 front line....

 2020-04-05 07:15 

Standard Digital

Tap leadership resources to communicate right message...

Our role as the political class in fighting Covid-19 pandemic...

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Technology key to effective response to curb contagion...

In any infectious outbreak, the better the tracking system, the better public institutions can fight it...

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Virus has punctured the world, but life must go on...

Coronavirus has punctured the world and left us stranded at the side of the road...

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Let's support, protect frontline soldiers fighting the pandemic...

It is time the government realises that even police officers are in danger of contracting and spreading the virus...

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Dear woman, now is best time to become a better cook and wife...

We need to let you know that the corona situation has not impaired our appetites in matters food and sex....

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Seven ways to bullet-proof your career...

With all the risks in the world today, students and their parents are worried....

 2020-04-05 07:14 

Standard Digital

Bad borrowing habits back to haunt us...

We have little leg room for borrowing, thanks to our high appetite that saw the debt levels spiral to the current levels...

 2020-04-05 07:13 

Uganda Radio Network

Busia Residents Provoking Security Forces to cane them- RDC...

On Thursday, residents of Mawero, Arubaine, Solo villages in Busia town pelted stones to the UPDF, Police and LDU officers who were enforcing the 7pm to 6.30am curfew. The incident left two police officers injured....

 2020-04-05 07:12 

Daily Nation

African Union leaders agree on need to reverse Covid-19 crisis...

Bureau calls for a comprehensive stimulus package for Africa....

 2020-04-05 07:03 

News24

Eastern Cape mom found murdered next to her baby...

Police say the 47-year-old woman was shot, with bullet wounds found on her upper body....

 2020-04-05 07:02 

News24

Malawi president takes wage cut to fund virus fight...

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika said Saturday he was taking a wage cut to help fund the fight against the coronavirus, and ordered his government to the same....

 2020-04-05 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Ventilator tycoon adds $3.7bn to wealth on demand rush...

Three founders of a company that makes ventilators have added a combined $7.3 billion to their wealth this year....

 2020-04-05 07:00 

Daily Nation

Traders ask State to lift ban on used clothes imports...

Government should boost production of garment by giving makers incentives....

 2020-04-05 07:00 

Daily Nation

Masinde Muliro seeks fresh start after years of wrangles...

There are 49 cases filed in court revolving around the management of the university....

 2020-04-05 07:00 

Daily Nation

Schools now go digital to keep learners in class...

Longhorn Kenya has opened up its online curriculum platform for free....

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