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Kenya extends COVID curfew for two months but reduces hours

28 September 2020, 7:21 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta extended for two months on Monday a nationwide curfew intended to curb the coronavirus, but relaxed the starting time by two hours until 11 p.m.

Kenyan harnesses fly larvae’s appetite to process food waste

23 September 2020, 3:07 PM

A Kenyan insect-rearing farm started two years ago is using larvae to consume 20 to 30 tonnes a day of fruit waste collected from factories and markets in the capital Nairobi, and expects this to triple by the year’s end, its chief executive said.

Chickens roost in Kenya’s empty classrooms amid COVID-19 shutdown

10 September 2020, 7:01 PM

No students have thundered down these eerily quiet corridors since March, when Kenya abruptly closed its schools three days after the first case of COVID-19 was detected. The loss of income means some private schools will shut permanently.

Africa CDC can’t explain why COVID-19 has not grown as fast in SA

5 September 2020, 6:10 AM

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (Africa CDC) director Dr John Nkengasong says they do not have answers to why the  COVID-19 pandemic has not grown as fast as expected in South Africa.

Kenyans fear ‘ecological disaster’ if two swollen lakes merge

4 September 2020, 9:06 AM

The fresh waters of Kenya’s Lake Baringo teem with birds, fish, hippopotamuses and crocodiles and sustain tens of thousands of people. But none of them can survive in the alkaline Lake Bogoria nearby.



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