Sunday, March 29, 2020
President Uhuru on MSMEs

List Of Essential Service Providers Exempted From the Nationwide Curfew

"To ensure we continue to follow the procedures as laid out to all of us by the National Security Council, I announce a daily curfew from 7 pm to 5 am from Friday
IDA

World Bank and IMF put on hold Debt Payments From World’s Poorest Nations

The World Bank Group and the IMF believe it is imperative at this moment to provide a global sense of relief for developing countries as well as a strong signal to financial markets
swvl-covid19

Swvl Saves the Day With Free Rides to Commuters Amid Coronavirus Crisis

We will continue to operate on as many high-traffic routes as possible, to enable people to shop for food supplies and continue other essential travel,SW
Covid 19 Kenya

Kenya Joins International Campaign ‘Travel Tomorrow’ To Create Awareness On COVID-19

It 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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Dead can donate organs

Kenyans Allowed to Collect Their Dead For Free in Public Morgues

To decongest city mortuaries on Tuesday, City hall waivered mortuary fees for all public mortuaries in Nairobi, to help netizens bury their dead as soon as possible.
Ksh 1000 notes

CBK Revises Bank Reserve Rates For Additional Liquidity and Lending

CBK has predicted that Kenya’s 2020 economic growth will decrease, as the demand for exports slows down due to disruptions in the supply chain and domestic production.
NHIF Member Management Review

NHIF Exempted from Levies, to Provide Enhanced Medical Cover to Civil Servants

NHIF is committed to contributing towards universal health coverage in the provision of affordable, accessible, sustainable and quality health insurance through strategic resource pooling
DIAGEO, COVID-19

Diageo Pledges Free Alcohol For Production of Millions of Bottles of Hand Sanitizer

The world’s leading distiller, Diageo, has today pledged to enable the creation of more than five million bottles of hand sanitiser, by donating over a million litres of alcohol
Covid 19 Kenya

List Of Laboratories With Coronavirus Diagnostic Services In Kenya

In just about three months it has caused over 12,000 deaths worldwide and impacted socio-economic activities, particularly tourism and transport.
COVID 19

Africa Loses Estimated $29 Billion to Coronavirus Economic Disruption

In the East African region Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda have all reported coronavirus cases, with Uganda reporting its first case today.
Mutahi Kagwe

Kenyans Risk Jail Term and Hefty Fines Over Breach Of Coronavirus Control Rules

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe warned that individuals who breach the tough travel, mass gathering and isolation rules aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus will be fined up to Ksh 50,000
Church

Catholic Church Defiant Of Coronavirus Threat, Keeps Doors Open

In a statement released on Thursday by the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, the church will remain open but Priests have been told to exercise caution
Safaricom customer service

Safaricom to Temporarily Unavail Some Services On Sunday

Telco giant Safaricom has announced that it will be carrying out planned system maintenance on Sunday. Between 2 am and 8 am, some of its services will not be available.
EQUITY NPL

Equity Waives Mobile Banking Transaction Fees for Kenyans

The bank has waived Mobile Banking Transaction Fees on a  number of services up to 30th JUNE 2020. From now the services will be free. 
EQUITY NPL

Equity Group Reports 14% Profit After Tax Growth to Kshs 22.6 Billion

The group recorded a 14% profit after tax growth to Kshs 22.6 billion from Kshs 19.8 billion in 2018, driven by a 23% growth in loan book
Huduma Kenya

Huduma Centres Scale Down Operations Over COVID-19

"Huduma Centre is committed to ensuring safety during the COVID19 pandemic. For this reason, we will be scaling down operations at Huduma Centres