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Government Moves In To Curb Rising Gulf Deaths

Kenyan Government has moved in to help troubled Kenyans in the Middle East.

In meeting cheered by Foreign Affairs Chief administrative secretary Ababu Namwamba, they have maintained that the National Development Implementation and communication cabinet committee is taking decisive action to protect the migrant workers abroad. See the screenshot below.

This meeting comes at the time there has been increase of Cases of Kenyans being kept under lock, forced to work more than 18 hours a day, deprived of food and wages and physically and sexually abused in the Gulf Countries.

An estimated 80,000 Kenyans are said to be in the Gulf region, 93 have died since 2019 according to government records. Appearing before the national assembly’s labour and social welfare committee chaired by Mwea Mp Wachira Kabinga on Tuesday, Labour Ps Peter Tum said most of the deaths are attributed to cardiac arrest and Covid-19. Other causes include cancer, childbirth, respiratory complications, tuberculosis and meningitis. Tum’s statement were however rubbished by Hon Osotsi, who demanded the Government to give comprehensive report.

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