COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current President: Uhuru Kenyatta
Population: 53,527,936 (2020)
Land Size: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Kenya Miraa Traders Irked By Move to Bar Cargo to Somaliland - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Dalsan Radio] Miraa traders in Kenya are up in arms after Somalia turned back an aircraft that was delivering 13.6 tonnes of khat to Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway Somaliland region.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Cargo Volumes Remain Low At Mombasa Port - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[East African] The opening up of China, the biggest source of materials and goods for the region, has had no impact yet on Mombasa port operations.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Nairobi County Employee Charged With Defrauding Businesswoman of Sh2.3 Million - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Nairobi News] A Nairobi county employee has been charged with obtaining more than Sh2.3million from an unsuspecting businesswomen in order to sell them market stalls at the yet to be opened New Wakulima Market along Kangundo Road within Nairobi County two years ago.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Govt Eases COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Continue to Soar - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[VOA] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has eased the restrictions put in place in early March to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
- Tue - Jul 7, 2020: Three Suspected Kidnappers Arrested, Victim Rescued - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Nairobi News] Detectives drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have arrested three suspects behind a kidnapping incident reported in Meru.