Kenya in Pictures – April

Below are Castor Vali’s selection of some of the key news stories, from April, presented in pictures. This feature is included within our weekly Security Information Service (SIS) reports. You can sign up for your two week, no obligation, SIS free trial here.

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Houses were submerged and families displaced by floods in Kisumu County. (Twitter/Redcross)
The new MV Safari, which will increase ferry capacity at the Likoni channel whilst allowing social distancing on board, docked at Mbaraki Wharf, Mombasa County from Turkey on Saturday 25 April.(Twitter/FerryKenya).
Over KES 120 million worth of mobile phones, stolen on 10 April while in transit, were recovered in Imara Daima, Nairobi. (Twitter/DCI_Kenya).
A Nairobian passing through one of the 50 automatic sanitization booths installed in Kencom, Kibra and Buruburu in Nairobi by Governor Mike Sonko, and the Sonko Rescue Team, on Sunday 19 April. (Mike Sonko on Facebook)
Mombasa County Governor Ali Hassan Joho (front centre) and other local leaders testing the Sanitizing Spray Booth Prototype at the Likoni Ferry Terminus. (Mombasa County on Twitter)
A student performs a demo during the launch of a new ventilator, locally assembled by Kenyatta University students. (The Standard) 
The first two COVID-19 fully recovered patients at Afya House after they left the hospital on Wednesday 01 April 2020. (Ministry of Health)
President Uhuru Kenyatta holding a video conferencing call with the first two Kenyan patients to have fully recovered from the COVID-19 disease. (Twitter/Statehouse Kenya)
A Nairobi-wide fumigation exercise, aimed at sanitising the street and containing the spread of the COVID-19, being carried out in the Nairobi CBD on Sunday 29 March. The exercise will be carried in all the 85 Wards in Nairobi County. (Mike Sonko on Twitter)
Posta Kenya and Jumia Partner to deliver essential goods countrywide at an affordable rate in the wake of the COVID-19. (CIO East Africa)

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