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Father denies murdering son after marrying son’s ex-wife

KENYA | Prominent Nyeri businessman, Stephen Wang’ondu, on Tuesday denied charges of murdering his son, Daniel Mwangi, in Nyeri on January 1. He, along with four alleged accomplices, James Mahinda, Eddy Kariuki, Raphael Wachira, and Geoffrey Warutumo, all pleaded not guilty to
April 16, 2024
Kenyan schools to stay closed until 2021

Kenyan schools to stay closed until 2021

NAIROBI, Schools in Kenya will not re-open until 2021 due to fears of COVID-19 infections which has started taking toll in the country. The ministry said all students would resume studies in their current classes. Education Minister George Magoha said no final-year
July 7, 2020

Five hotel workers among new cases in Kenya

Kenya’s Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe has confirmed 12 new coronavirus cases in the country, five of them involving hotel workers. Mr Kagwe told a media briefing that more than 450 samples were tested by Friday morning and that: “We have already got
April 17, 2020

Kenya’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to seven

Kenya has confirmed three more cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to seven. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said all the cases the patients had arrived abroad. The latest cases involve a couple who had travelled from Spain’s capital, Madrid, through Dubai, arriving
March 18, 2020
Kenya confirms its first coronavirus case

Kenya confirms its first coronavirus case

Kenya has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, Minister of Health Mutahi Kagwe said on Friday. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said the patient arrived in the country on 5 March but was given a positive diagnosis on 12 March. She
March 13, 2020

Kenya suspends flights from northern Italy

Kenya is the first African country to suspend direct flights from two cities in northern Italy over concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Tunisia and Nigeria are dealing with confirmed cases from patients who had travelled from Italy. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe
March 4, 2020

Kenya’s former President Moi dies aged 95

Former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi, the country’s longest serving leader, has died aged 95. He was seen by his critics as an authoritarian ruler who held on to power for 24 years, but his allies credited him for maintaining stability in
February 4, 2020
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