Nairobi streets disinfected as Kenya increases coronavirus measures
20 March 2020 | 6:44 am
Nairobi streets disinfected as Kenya increases coronavirus measures.
The carcasses of goats and sheep strewn across the scrubland of northern Kenya are testament to the devastation wrought by the once-in-a-generation floods that have hit the region. In just one area of Marsabit County, herders lost around 20,000 goats and sheep last week after the torrential rain, Roba Koto, the top government official in North Horr constituency, said.
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