Caption: Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna (FSSA) donate relief items to people displaced by floods in Nyando, Kisumu county. / FSSA

A Kenya-based Order of Nuns Reaches Out to Families Affected by Floods

May 2, 2020

Members of a Kenya-based Order of nuns have reached out to over 200 needy families in Western Kenya affected by floods following ongoing heavy rains in the East African nation, one of the nuns involved in the Thursday, April 30 initiative has told ACI Africa.

Health officials in Siaya County Monday launched a search for an unknown number of people who interacted with the priest who recently returned from Rome and had since tested positive for coronavirus.

Kenyan Priest Tests Positive for COVID-19 after Defying Self-Quarantine Directive

Mar 24, 2020

A Kenyan Catholic priest has tested positive for COVID-19 days after returning to his country from Italy, the country most hit by the deadly virus, a confirmation that has raised concerns that the cleric might have infected multiple people in the East African country since he defied the government’s 14-day self-quarantine directive.