KERICHO GOVERNOR Paul Chepkwony says his deputy Susan Kikwai succumbed to Covid-19 at Siloam Hospital in Kericho.
Ecuador's health minister resigned Friday after just 19 days in the job, the government said, amid a growing scandal over the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines to well-connected figures.
In his letter of resignation, Rodolfo Fardan stressed that he was stepping down for "strictly personal" reasons.
South Sudan's Fifth Vice President has contracted the novel coronavirus, her press office has confirmed.
In a Facebook post seen by The EastAfrican on Friday, Vice President Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior, who is also in charge of the Gender and Youth cluster in the unity government, said she decided to get tested after exhibiting symptoms.
President Joe Biden is doing “100% fine” after he tripped while walking up the stairs to board Air Force One earlier Friday, White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said.
Biden stumbled as he climbed the plane’s steps, initially appearing to trip, get up, then trip a second time.
Kenya might have lost hugely in tax revenues, with an analysis of official data showing imports valued at more than Sh222.7 billion from China were either under-declared or diverted
Data from China’s General Administration of Customs show that the Asian country exported to Kenya goods valued at Sh575.7 billion ($5.4 billion using the 2020 exchange rate), in the 12 months to December last year.
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