"Kenya is the first country... to have base stations high up in the sky. Now we will be able to cover the whole country in a very short span of time," said Information Minister Joe Mucheru after launching the service.
In a densely crowded settlement where social distancing and working from home are a pipe dream for most, the campaign is designed to teach people tangible ways in which they can protect themselves and their community from the coronavirus.
Data from the International Labour Office shows at least 20 percent of workers across nearly all emerging markets are in informal labour. In Sub-Saharan Africa, this rises to more than 90 percent.
Half of Kanampiu's sales have disappeared as customers in China and the United States have cancelled orders from his company Eagle Crown Coffee since the pandemic hit.
While the Kenyan Wildlife Service is investigating the case, the incident brings to fore the larger challenge wildlife conservationists face from poachers
At least 39 more pupils were badly hurt in the incident at the Kakamega Primary School, the Daily Nation newspaper said, citing Western Region Police Commander Peris Kimani.
As the world looks to feed 10 billion mouths by 2050, businesses harvesting insects -- either for human consumption or as animal feed -- are growing.
"I just started hearing gunshots, and then started seeing people running away raising their hands up and some were entering the bank to hide for their lives," a woman working in a neighbouring building said. She also heard two explosions, she said.
India is the second largest investor in Kenya according to KenInvest. The bilateral trade was valued at USD 2.05 billion in 2017-18.
UK-based Charities Aid Foundation ranked countries based on their generosity in 2016. Their World Giving Index scored countries on three yardsticks - the amount of money donated, participation in volunteering, and helping a stranger.
Independently owned Citizen TV and Radio, KTN and NTV were switched off on Tuesday after they transmitted live coverage of an opposition ceremony to "swear in" Odinga into office.
In a series of tweets, Swaraj said, "We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in trafficking of girls. Seven Nepalese girls were also rescued. Their Passports and phones were taken and they were held captive in Mombasa."
The region also borders war-torn South Sudan, and arms smuggling is common, with Kenyan police having little control over weaponry crossing the border
Flight TK 673 was leaving Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa for Istanbul when the bird strike happened at around 4 a.m. The plane circled around Mombasa for an hour to empty its fuel tank before it landed.
The Ikea Foundation and CHAI today announced two new four year grants to continue work for reducing child mortality and access to lifesaving treatment for diarrhoea and pneumonia, said a joint statement.
Output in top tea shipper Kenya dropped by over a third from a year ago in the first quarter after drought ravaged parts of the country, while production was down over 16 percent during that period in India, the world's biggest black tea producer.
Meghwal has been asked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to represent India at the conference, an official statement today said.
Addressing a business gathering here, the Kenyan President said the country seeks to sign an agreement with the Indian government "confirming and securing a place for Kenyan pulses in the Indian market for a number of years".
Asserting that challenges in the maritime domain are a shared concern, Modi said the two sides will also explore opportunities in blue economy.
Tea prices are expected to be higher in the new season, said Kamal Baheti, CFO of Mcleod Russel. Increased prices will benefit the overseas operations most.
The proposed memorandum of understanding (MoU) was approved in the Cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Bliss GVS Healthcare, a subsidiary of company, has won a 3 year contract worth USD 111.40 million from Aon Kenya Insurance Brokers for provision of medical healthcare services in Kenya.
As part of the enhanced pact between the two international carriers, Kenya Airways will place its flight code (KQ) on Jet Airways' seven daily flights between Mumbai and New Delhi, five daily flights from Mumbai to Ahmedabad and five daily flights between Mumbai and Hyderabad for travel into India, the release said.
Visitors to these game reserves are almost guaranteed to see a bounty of animals from predators like cheetahs to grass eaters including zebra, gazelle, and giraffes. However, what visitors to these parks are most encouraged to look out for are â€˜The Big Five‘ of African safaris; the lion, the rhino, the leopard, the elephant and the buffalo.
The grant of 5.3 million euros from the IKEA Foundation will help poor families in India and Kenya to improve homes through access to small loans and affordable, eco-friendly building materials and services, a statement said.