KENYA | KENYA

06-Apr-2020 to 20:50

Four Kenyan counties in partial lockdown

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered the immediate cessation of movement by road, rail or air in four counties hard hit by cases of coronavirus.

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05-Apr-2020 to 11:02

Africa: Chasing loan waivers against COVID-19 economic impact

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — As part of efforts to mitigate against the adverse effects of the global coronavirus pandemic, African governments will unite in pushing for loan waivers.

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03-Apr-2020 to 12:43

Kenya: Anxiety as airlines delay refunds amid coronavirus

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan travel agents on Friday voiced concern over delays by airlines to refund customers affected by cancellations of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic and called upon the International Air Travel Association (IATA) to intervene in the matter.

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03-Apr-2020 to 08:20

World Bank provides $50m support for Kenya’s COVID-19 response

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The World Bank has approved US$50 million in immediate funding to support Kenya’s response to the coronavirus pandemic under an operation called the Kenya COVID-19 Emergency Response Project.

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02-Apr-2020 to 13:10

African airlines suffer $4b losses in wake of COVID-19 – IATA

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Thursday called for urgent action from African governments to provide financial relief to airlines amid indications that most of them have suffered huge losses due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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31-Mar-2020 to 13:35

Kenya’s annualised inflation eases to 6.1 percent in March

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Year-on-year inflation stood at 6.06 percent in March as compared to 6.37 percent the previous month, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) announced on Tuesday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 09:18

Moody’s lauds Kenya’s tax cuts to cushion coronavirus impact

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Global rating agency Moody's on Tuesday lauded the raft of monetary and fiscal policy measures introduced by Kenyan authorities to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

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