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COVID-19 update 50,000 people get first dose of vaccines • New Public Health Order will ...

Nation 26 Feb 2021
Do not take the vaccine for granted!” stated Dr Gedeon ... Do we have the new strain in Seychelles? Dr Gédeon explained that they have been in contact with several laboratories and the samples are ready to be shipped. “Now through WHO, we will have to ship the samples to a laboratory in Nairobi as access to South Africa is not possible right now.” ... .

Ethiopian Airlines transports over 95 mln stems of flowers for Valentine's Day season from Ethiopia, Kenya 20 Feb 2021
ADDIS ABABA, Feb ... Ethiopia's flag carrier shipped 1,600 tonnes from Nairobi, capital of Kenya, and 3,000 tonnes from Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, to destinations including Belgium, Cote d'Ivoire, Germany, Italy, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United States, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa, the airlines said.

From flowers to vaccines, Kenya Airways sees new opportunity

Urdu Point 12 Feb 2021
Some 3,000 tonnes of flowers are currently exported every week from Nairobi's international airport under demanding cool-storage conditions akin to those required to safely ship Covid vaccines ... "Around fresh, cool-chain management, I will tell you Nairobi is way ahead of so many ...

WHO says Africa to receive 90 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses in February

Xinhua 05 Feb 2021
Nearly 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses negotiated through the COVAX facility will be shipped in Africa beginning from February, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said. NAIROBI, Feb ... "Africa has watched other regions start COVID-19 vaccination campaigns from the side-lines for too long," Moeti said in a statement issued in Nairobi.

Feed fight: African consumers hit as Asia gobbles up rice supplies

Yahoo Daily News 21 Jan 2021
SINGAPORE/MUMBAI/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tightening global supplies of basic foodstuffs and disruptions to shipping caused by the coronavirus pandemic are driving up the cost of rice, the most important staple food for billions of people worldwide ... This has led to a surge in the cost of shipping goods via container, and lengthy delays.

Kenya's flower exports hit 993 mln USD in 2020

Sina 06 Jan 2021
NAIROBI, Jan ... Hosea Machuki, CEO, Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya, told journalists in Nairobi that the country was able to ship approximately 142,000 tons of flowers despite the international travel restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Kenya's vegetable export earnings decline to 220 mln USD in 2020

Sina 06 Jan 2021
NAIROBI, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's vegetable exports hit 24 billion shillings (about 220 million U.S ... Okisegere Ojepat, CEO of the Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya, told journalists in Nairobi that the east African nation shipped approximately 60,000 tons of vegetables compared to 73,000 tons achieved in 2019 ... Enditem. .

Getting to know our ministers: Rose-Marie Hoareau, Minister for Local Government & Community Affairs | ...

Nation 06 Jan 2021
‘The ‘laisser-faire’ and ‘ek nou pa ek nou’ mindset need to change’. Seychelles has a new cabinet made up of 13 new appointed ministers ... “I am a hard-working person ... Seychelles NATION ... In those days it took nearly a week to get to England, as one had to take a ship to Mombasa, overnight train to Nairobi and a flight from Nairobi to London via Paris ... .

Kenya's exports of avocados hit 68,000 tons since January

Xinhua 11 Nov 2020
NAIROBI, Nov ... dollars) for the country, the industry said on Wednesday. Hosea Machuki, CEO of Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) told journalists in Nairobi that last year Kenya shipped some 59,000 tons, making it the leading fruit export ... Enditem. .

Kenya to prioritize avocado exports to China 06 Nov 2020
NAIROBI, Nov ... Benjamin Tito, director of Horticultural Crops Directorate told Xinhua in Nairobi that sales to the Asian nation generate high returns to Kenya as they are shipped as frozen hence are value-added ... Enditem .

Kenyan couple set off on motorbike around the world - but run into Covid

Independent online (SA) 16 Oct 2020
By Edwin Waita. Kenyan couple Dos and Wamuyu Kariuki loved adventure almost as much as they loved each other ... . . ... They got stuck in a low-priced hostel in the Nicaraguan capital Managua for four and a half months, before flying back to Nairobi in August after flights resumed. They shipped their German-made bikes home, having visited three continents.

Drought Diaries: The COVID-19 edition

The New Humanitarian 14 Oct 2020
For six months, up until April this year, we checked in on our selected families to see how they were coping ... Read more → Are warnings of a COVID-19 famine in Africa overblown? ... In March, he moved from Nairobi to the port city of Mombasa for a much better paying job as a shipping clerk, after months of trying to build the family’s butchery business ... .

Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway - EU force

Yahoo Daily News 22 Aug 2020
NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway, the EU Naval Force said on Saturday, after conflicting reports two days earlier about whether it had been hijacked by Somali pirates ... But the number of attacks plummeted after shipping firms ...