Monday July 13th 2020, In bits………………. by Webster Wechuli
?The captured Ugandan ‘ Osama’. The reptile had killed over 100 people
?Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark and daughter of anti-apartheid icons Nelson and Winnie Mandela, has died at the age of 59
?ODM leader Raila Odinga arrived back in Nairobi yesterday after a three-week medical trip to Dubai where he underwent minor hip surgery.
?Kenya records 12 deaths, the highest number in 24 hours taking the fatalities toll to 197. 189 more test positive bringing the total number of cases to 10,294 as 65 patients are discharged, raising total number of recoveries to 2,946
?15 nurses at Pumwani Maternity Hospital test positive for Corona Virus, this is according to Boaz Onchari, the Chairman of Kenya Union of Nurses, Nairobi Branch.
?Today the CS for Health, Mutahi Kagwe handed over Rapid Response Vehicles to thirteen counties, procured by the Covid-19 Health Emergency Response Project (C-HREP) at a cost of Kshs.102 million.The counties are Nairobi, Mombasa, Kiambu, Kajiado, Machakos, Nyeri, Migori, Busia, Uasin Gishu, Nakuru, Taita Taveta, Elgeyo Marakwet and Kisii.
?A Military chopper crash in Masinga, Machakos County leaves two Air Force pilots dead
?Omar Lali, the boyfriend of Keroche heiress Tecra Muigai who died in May, to be charged with murder in a Lamu court.
?Court denies bond to German national Thomas Scheller who is facing child pornography charges. He’s to remain in custody until July 27th when the case will be heard.
?Terror suspects Mohamed Ahmed Bisher and Nasanga Ibrahim were yesterday arrested in Kapseret, Uasin Gishu. Explosives and detonators were found
?The Nairobi Stock Exchange Board has appointed Kiprono Kittony as the new chairman.
?Two lovers, Dennis Pius 28, and Susan Ndeto 19, found dead in their Machakos rural house a day after travelling from Nairobi. They’re suspect to have committed suicide by hanging
?A Miraa driver and two police men clobbered and injured by a mob in Kirinyaga, after the speeding driver fatally hit a pedestrian
?A celebrated Medic working with the Medics without borders, Robert Simiyu Namaswa, is back in the country. The Igwee as is popularly known to his comrades had been held in the diaspora by the ban on air transport due to the pandemic. Welcome back Comrade, and happy birthday!
?Sudan will permit non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women’s rights. Meanwhile, South Africa has banned the sale of alcohol again and reinstated night time curfew in the fight against Covid-19
?Manchester City have successfully overturned their two-year ban from European club competitions
?A Brother to Tottenham FC’s Serge Aurier, chiristopher, was shot dead by an unknown gunman at a night club In France
1. About 6% of Americans the 1969 moon landing was a hoax. This percentage translates to about 20 Million people
2. Patient Timothy Ray Brown also known as the Berlin patient was the first person to be cured of HIV-AIDS! After being diagonised with Leukemia in 2006, he underwent a bone marrow transplant to cure the Leukemia (the donor was a rare HIV resistant person) and that’s it! The matter is still a subject to debate. Doctors in the house???♂
3. In 2005, wildlife authorities in Uganda captured a killer crocodile that had been nicknamed ” Osama”. The killer reptile weighed 1 ton and had killed nearly 100 people on lake Victoria. It was considered the world’s most prolific man-eater. 50 men were hired to capture it.? (See photo below)
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