NAIROBI Kenyan senators broke on Thursday a months-long stalemate over a new scheme for sharing of funds among county governments, paving the way for resumption of crucial services like patient admissions.
NAIROBI, Sept 15 Kenya's budget deficit for this
financial year could increase due to revenue shortfalls and
coronavirus-related disruptions, the finance minister said on
NAIROBI, Sept 9 The Kenyan government's deal to
lease various medical equipment in a 63 billion shillings ($580
million) deal was a "criminal enterprise" that flooded hospitals
with overpriced, unnecessary equipment, a senate committee said
in a report.
NAIROBI The World Health Organization wants to secure an initial 230 million doses of any COVID-19 vaccine for Africa, officials said Thursday, while emphasising that any vaccine in development should also be tested on the continent. | Video
NAIROBI Two crew members from a tugboat involved in cleaning up an oil spill off Mauritius were killed late on Monday when their vessel collided with a barge in bad weather, a local lawmaker said. | Video
NAIROBI Some corals have lived for centuries at the fringes of Mauritius. Now smothered for days in heavy fuel oil spilled from a wrecked Japanese tanker nearby, parts of those reefs may be in trouble. | Video
NAIROBI Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island's most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil. | Video
NAIROBI, Aug 11 Mauritian volunteers fished dead
eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up
damage to the Indian Ocean island's most pristine beaches after
a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil.
NAIROBI A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped leaking oil into the Indian Ocean but the island nation must still prepare for "a worst case scenario", Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said late on Monday. | Video