The number of Nairobi Hospital staff infected with Cholera has reportedly now risen to 62 following an outbreak of the disease on Tuesday.
Health Executive Mohamed Dagane made the startling announcement on Tuesday after Dandora 4 MCA Francis Ngesa raised concerns over the mushrooming of illegal clinics in the county.
National Assembly Energy Committee David Gikaria (R) with member Elisha Odhiambo during their meeting with Safari link at Continental House, Nairobi. [Boniface Okendo/Standard]
This has been attributed to extensive logging, forest fires and fragmentation of the vital ecosystem for farming.
The Government has now ordered investigation into the toxic emissions by companies in Nairobi South following complaints by residents.
The continued dry spell across several parts of the country could depress economic growth and lead to an increase in inflation over the next one year.
A dispute has arisen between some residents of Embu and Kirinyaga counties over use of the dwindling water from River Thiba.
Residents who registered for the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme can now collect their cards at local public health facilities.
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