EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA:Korean therapy that’s taken Kenya by storm

July 2018 Business Daily; A South Korean heat massage therapy has got thousands of sick Kenyans deeply hooked to its range of claimed medicinal benefits covering back pain, sinuses, arthritis, diabetes and prostrate complications. The therapy, which is administered through a special bed or a waistline belt, uses electricity to …

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KENYA:Senators back upgrade of 11 county hospitals

July 2018 BusinessDaily;Governors look set to lose control of 11 county hospitals after Senate gave a nod to proposals seeking to have the facilities revert to the national government to serve as regional referral and training facilities. The proposal contained in the National Referral Hospital Bill has also been endorsed …

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KENYA:Investor set to build Sh415 million Embakasi hospital

July 2018 BusinessDaily;A Nairobi private developer is seeking permission to build a Sh415 million hospital and adjacent residential flats in Embakasi, Nairobi. The investment neighbouring Goshenland GSU Training School, the Coca-Cola Company, Tuskys Embakasi and KEMSA depot, targets to offer advanced in-patient medical services for Embakasi’s 163,858 people. Regulatory filings …

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KENYA:NCPB holds Sh3 billion maize unfit for humans

June 2018 BusinessDaily; The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is holding 984,102 bags of maize worth nearly Sh3.1 billion that is unfit for human consumption in the wake of a scandal that saw the agency pay fake farmers billions of shillings. A report, acting NCPB managing director Joseph Liguko …

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