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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 10/13/2020 Country-Specific Information: As of October 10, 2020 there are 41,158 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout Kenya, with 30,937 recovered patients and 760 related deaths. On the 28th of September, the Government of Kenya directed that large gatherings, meetings, conferences and political events over 15 people remain suspended. The closing time ...
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United States Announces New Kenyan Pension Consortium to Mobilize Investment in Large Scale Infrastructure Projects

  NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21, 2020 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, together with representatives from the World Bank and American advisory firm MiDA Advisors, launched the Kenya Pension Fund Investment Consortium (KEPFIC).  KEPFIC will enable pension schemes to jointly make sustainable long-term infrastructure and alternative asset investments in the region. The consortium, supported by ...
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READOUT OF USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR JOHN BARSA’S TRAVEL TO THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

READOUT OF USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR JOHN BARSA’S TRAVEL TO THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA Readout For Immediate Release Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Office of Press Relations Email: press@usaid.gov The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator John Barsa traveled to the Republic of Kenya October 3-6, 2020, ...
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The United States Provides 200 Ventilators to Kenya to Respond to COVID-19

The United States Provides 200 Ventilators to Kenya to Respond to COVID-19 Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2020 – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is donating 200 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Kenya to assist its fight against COVID-19. The donation delivers on President Trump’s generous offer of these critically ...
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White House Initiative Invests in Kenyan Women

White House Initiative Invests in Kenyan Women Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2020 – Today, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter and Acting Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) John Barsa highlighted three recently announced activities under the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative that partner with the private sector and invest in Kenyan women entrepreneurs and ...
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UNITED STATES DONATES Sh759 MILLION TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN MARA, NORTHERN, AND COASTAL KENYA 

UNITED STATES DONATES Sh759 MILLION TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN  MARA, NORTHERN, AND COASTAL KENYA TO RECOVER FROM ECONOMIC LOSSES DUE TO COVID-19 Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2020 – On October 4, the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new Sh759 million ($7 million) 3-year Local Works program in the Mara ...
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