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Kenyatta orders ministry of health to publish all COVID-19 procurements amid corruption allegations

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday directed the Ministry of Health to publish details of all procurements related to COVID-19, particularly those undertaken by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) amid allegations of corruption. Kenyatta said the publication of procurement information including winners of tenders …

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African leaders demand swift release of detained Mali president

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | African leaders have strongly condemned the Tuesday military coup in Mali during which President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was seized by mutinying soldiers. The leaders who included Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterparts from South Africa, DR Congo, Rwanda and Mozambique among others also demanded …

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Kenya sets up transport, logistics network to cut business costs

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday established a framework for the management, coordination and integration of public port, railway and pipeline services under the Kenya Transport and Logistics Network (KTLN). In an Executive Order issued in Nairobi, Kenyatta said the network brings together Kenya Ports Authority …

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Kenya launches UN platform to unlock youth potential

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched Kenya’s chapter of Generation Unlimited (GenU), a UN platform which he said will assist the government in unlocking the potential of Kenyan youth. Kenyatta said the youth account for about three quarters of the Kenyan population, adding that …

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HRW slams Kenyan police ‘brutality’ during virus curfew

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday accused Kenyan police of killing at least six people and beating and extorting others while enforcing a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Kenya imposed the 7pm-5am lockdown from March 27. The rights watchdog said police …

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Kenya leader warns against US, China rivalry in Africa

Washington, United States | AFP | Kenya’s president said Wednesday that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning that foreign powers were exacerbating the continent’s divisions. President Uhuru Kenyatta was speaking on a visit to Washington, where speculation has built that the United …

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Kadaga mourns former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has applauded the late former Kenyan President, Daniel Arap Moi for being a friend to Uganda and playing a pivotal role in the revival of the East African Community (EAC). “I have been saddened to learn about the …

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