Kenya Confirms First Death of Minor from COVID-19

NAIROBI – Kenya’s Health Ministry says a six-year-old child has died of coronavirus complications, becoming the youngest victim of the virus to die in Kenya. As of Friday, more than 120 people in Kenya have been confirmed to have COVID-19. Mercy Mwangagi, the chief administrative secretary at Kenya’s Ministry of Health, announced the death at […]

U.S. Embassy to Kenya on COVID-19

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. For more information, see the Department’s Global Health Advisory. April 30 Update Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Nairobi April 30, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event: Satguru Travel will operate a charter flight through Ethiopian Airlines from Nairobi to Addis Ababa.  The flight […]

Of Mercy and Family

It’s become a strange existence – having one foot planted firmly in the modern world and the other in a land where donkey carts outnumber automobiles and cell phones outnumber flush toilets. Yet, for all its primitive aspects, I’ve learned a lot living and working in a developing country. I’ve learned that I can bathe […]