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African Development Bank Blacklists Kenyan Firm Over Fraud

Courtesy 27 September 2023 By Kevin Rotich NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 27 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has blacklisted Joycot General Contractors Limited for engaging in fraudulent practices. This means that the construction company will no longer engage with the pan-African lender for 15 months

Kenya, Uganda NGOs Win Millions in Maternal, Infant Health Awards

The Patchwork Collective, Lever for Change,and ICONIQ Impact, ICONIQ Capital’s platform for collaborative philanthropy, have announced three awardees for the Maternal and Infant Health Award. The award is a U.S.$12 million grant competition designed to aid innovative, community-led organisations in providing women with access to safe,

Kenya: Government Cancels Cuban Doctors Deal

11 October 2023 By Kevin Rotich Nairobi — Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Susan Nakhumicha has announced that the government will not be renewing a deal with Cuban doctors. Instead, the CS said that the country will count on local healthcare professionals who are up to

Fear of new TB infections after drugs shortage hits sixth month

14 October 2023 By Mercy Kahenda Kenya is likely to lose gains made in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB), a leading infectious disease, following an acute shortage of drugs. According to sources, the nationwide shortage has been experienced in the past six months. Evelyn Kibuchi, head of Stop