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News Kenya Weather: IMF Staff Completes Visit to Kenya

Published on: Tuesday 03 March 2020
IMF Staff Completes Visit to Kenya
News source: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/03/03/pr2078-kenya-imf-staff-completes-visit

At the end of the visit, Mr. Clements made the following statement: “Kenya’s economy continues to perform well ... but is expected to decline with normalizing weather. The external current account ...

News Kenya Weather: What Kenya must do to save its roan antelope population

Published on: Monday 02 March 2020
What Kenya must do to save its roan antelope population
News source: http://theconversation.com/what-kenya-must-do-to-save-its-roan-antelope-population-132751

In Kenya, there has been a huge decline in the number of roan antelopes ... This could affect reproduction and death rates in roans. The changes in weather – like more frequent, and longer, droughts – ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenya can combat virus, but there are conditions...

Published on: Monday 02 March 2020
Kenya can combat virus, but there are conditions...
News source: https://www.nation.co.ke/health/Covid-19--Our-way-out/3476990-5475602-v4frof/index.html

Scientists now say this surveillance system, if reactivated, and Kenya’s weather may be the country’s saving grace and protection in the face of Covid-19. “Flu and this family of viruses thrive in low ...

News Kenya Weather: East Africa takes a hit from weather and poll-related misfortunes

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
East Africa takes a hit from weather and poll-related misfortunes
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/East-Africa-takes-a-hit-from-weather-and-poll-related-misfortunes-854083

2020-02-01 - East African economies are expected to take a hit from the damaging locust invasion, excessive rainfall and election fever in Tanzania and Uganda, Standard Chartered Bank’s chief economist for Africa and Middle East, Razia Khan, has warned.

News Kenya Weather: Spray planes combat billions of locusts in Kenya

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Spray planes combat billions of locusts in Kenya
News source: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/02/02/spray-planes-combat-the-huge-locust-outbreak-in-east-africa/

A fast response is crucial. Experts warn that if left unchecked, the number of locusts could grow by 500 times by June, when drier weather will help bring the outbreak under control. The finger-length ...

News Kenya Weather: Moderate rainfall to hit parts of Kenya - Met

Published on: Saturday 21 December 2019
Moderate rainfall to hit parts of Kenya - Met
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/news/2019-12-21-moderate-rainfall-to-hit-parts-of-kenya-met/

After a period of dry weather, moderate rainfall is likely to resume today , Meteorological department has said. In a notice on Saturday, Met said rains will be received in Nyeri, Makindu ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenya's national parks reopen after rain disrupted access for visitors

Published on: Saturday 21 December 2019
Kenya's national parks reopen after rain disrupted access for visitors
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/kenyas-national-parks-reopen-after-rain-disrupted-access-for-visitors-39567186

"In light of this, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is pleased to inform the public that all hotels and lodges located within our national parks and reserves are accessible by road. "Amboseli airstrip, ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenya slaps new tax on Ugandan milk

Published on: Saturday 21 December 2019
Kenya slaps new tax on Ugandan milk
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Kenya-new-tax-on-Ugandan-milk-Chris-Kiptoo-Ziribwedda/688334-5394868-ypxyvwz/index.html

But Kenya has seen its production leap to more than 5 billion litres per year. In particular, milk production has been high from April because of favourable weather conditions, which has depressed ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenya's first green bond issue raises Sh4.3 billion

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Kenya's first green bond issue raises Sh4.3 billion
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/business/2019-10-03-kenyas-first-green-bond-issue-raises-sh43-billion/

Over-the-counter trading will be allowed. The advent of the green bonds will help protect Kenya from the impact of extreme weather on the agriculture sector, which contributes about a third of ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenya: World Holds Its Breath as Kipchoge Goes for Record

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Kenya: World Holds Its Breath as Kipchoge Goes for Record
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910080098.html

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge flew out of Eldoret to Vienna in style Monday night, ahead of his attempt to become the first man to run the 42-kilometre distance in under two hours this weekend.

News Kenya Weather: Kenya’s first green bond raises $41.45 million

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Kenya’s first green bond raises $41.45 million
News source: https://electrek.co/2019/10/07/kenyas-first-green-bond-raises-usd-41-million/

said that green bonds will help protect Kenya from the impact of extreme weather on the agriculture sector, which contributes about one-third of the annual GDP. She said: With the landmark ...

News Kenya Weather: Kenyan farmers abandon food crops to grow herbal stimulant

Published on: Monday 12 August 2019
Kenyan farmers abandon food crops to grow herbal stimulant
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001337957/farmers-abandon-food-crops-to-grow-herbal-stimulant

“Muguka gives me a lot of money. Farming maize or beans used to give me losses,” said the 45-year-old farmer at his home in Kanyuambora, a village in central Kenya. As drought and erratic weather ...

News Kenya Weather: UN lauds Kenya's measures to mitigate hunger

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
UN lauds Kenya's measures to mitigate hunger
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/news/2019-07-19-un-lauds-kenyas-measures-to-mitigate-hunger/

So far, more than 374,806 households in Northern Kenya receive cash assistance in the case of extreme weather events. “Using satellite data, an early warning system indicates when an area is ...

News Kenya Weather: Fires put Mt Kenya forest under threat

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Fires put Mt Kenya forest under threat
News source: https://www.nation.co.ke/health/Fire-threatens-Mt-Kenya/3476990-5144020-74wx4k/index.html

For decades, locals living around Mt Kenya believed that burning forest vegetation attracts rain and each year thousands of hectares of forest land is lost in the flames, endangering both human and ...

News Kenya Weather: What African Central Bankers May Decide in the Next 2 Weeks

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
What African Central Bankers May Decide in the Next 2 Weeks
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/african-central-bankers-may-decide-030000580.html

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies could start diverging on policy when they make interest-rate calls in the next two weeks after oil prices pushed up inflation. Since the Monetary Policy Committees last met, inflation in Ghana and Kenya accelerated and analysts flagged that the

News Kenya Weather: Kenya: Ruto's Murang'a Prayer Rally Put Off Again Over 'Weather Warning'

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
Kenya: Ruto's Murang'a Prayer Rally Put Off Again Over 'Weather Warning'
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201905100184.html

The interdenominational prayer rally scheduled to take place in Murang'a on Saturday and in which Deputy President William Ruto was to be the chief guest has been called off for the second time. ...

News Kenya Weather: Global Weather Hazards Summary: May 17 - 23, 2019

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/global-weather-hazards-summary-may-17-23-2019

Continued below-average rainfall and high temperatures have strengthened dryness in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. Below-normal rainfall since April has resulted in ...

News Kenya Weather: Uganda, Kenya hit by rising cost of living

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/Business/Commodities/Uganda-Kenya-cost-of-living-Ubos-Rwanda/688610-5104896-j2wvvvz/index.html

Inflation for the month ended April, respectively moved northwards with Kenya recording the highest. The movements were on account of the effects of severe weather and high fuel prices. This meant ...