KENYA | KENYA

30-Mar-2020 to 14:27

Standard Chartered commits $1bn to finance companies helping to tackle Covid-19

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Standard Chartered has announced that it will commit $1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19, and those planning the switch into making products that are in high demand to fight the global pandemic.

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27-Mar-2020 to 08:56

Kenya records first death from coronavirus

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of health, Mutahi Kagwe on Thursday night confirmed the first death from coronavirus.

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25-Mar-2020 to 18:53

Kenya announces tax cuts in wake of COVID 19 epidemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday announced tax cuts to stimulate the economy as well cushion Kenyans from negative economic effects caused by the devastating corona virus pandemic.

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25-Mar-2020 to 18:34

Kenya imposes curfew to combat epidemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday imposed a countrywide curfew as part of efforts in curbing the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

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25-Mar-2020 to 14:29

Africa to receive $3bn Afreximbank facility to cushion impact of COVID-19

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA), to help African countries deal with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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25-Mar-2020 to 13:16

Kenya joins ‘travel tomorrow’ campaign

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya has joined the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) campaign to sensitize travellers about the importance of staying at home now; while planning to travel later.

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25-Mar-2020 to 08:03

British Airways to evacuate UK nations in the wake of COVID-19 epidemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — British Airways have opened up a small number of additional flights from Nairobi to London, to evacuate British nationals in Kenya wishing to return to the UK, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic that has caused global devastation.

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