The proposals by Igembe South MP Paul Mwirigi would see beneficiaries of the student loans protected from paying fines until they secure employment. At present, beneficiaries are required to start paying the loans one year after graduation.
The rules are bound to affect numerous livelihoods, but one thing most did not consider is the implications of the address on their insurance agreements particularly for those with vehicle insurance covers against accidents and other occurrences.
The family urged Kenyans to adhere to Covid-19 control measures such as hand-washing, mask-wearing and social distancing, highlighting the fact that Lorna was a proponent of the precautionary measures at home and elsewhere.
These media deaths are three too many and should galvanize action from government and media owners and managers to find ways of better protecting journalists not only by having them vaccinated as a priority but also protected in the course of their work. Since Covid-19 outbreak in Kenya in March 2020, there have been many undocumented cases of journalists being infected, and silently battling it out, with some even dying.
Although the situation eased with the withdrawal of movement restrictions many parts of the world are now experiencing a second spike in coronavirus cases, leading to further restrictions.
The newly introduced policies entrenching leave for surrogate and adoptive parents make KWAL a trailblazer among Kenyan firms. A bill that would have compelled employers to give leave to parents of adopted children or those born through surrogacy was rejected by President Uhuru Kenyatta in February 2021, as he returned it to Parliament with a memorandum citing the absence of a substantive legal and regulatory framework governing surrogacy in Kenya.
The 63rd Grammy Awards was held in Los Angeles. Traditionally billed as "music's biggest night", this year's ceremony was different because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, March 12 gave Kenyans the latest update on measures being taken to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Kenya.
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