Kenya: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Lazarus Chakwera elected as New President of Malawi following Evidence of Irregularities in 2019 Elections

Published: June 29, 2020

On 23rd June 2020, the Presidential Elections of Malawi was conducted after the annulment of the results of the 2019 Presidential Elections by the Constitutional Court of Malawi earlier in the month of February 2020. Lazarus Chakwera was elected as the new President of Malawi after winning 2,604,043 votes, which is 59.34 percent of the ..

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India will be UNSC President for August 2021

Published: June 19, 2020

After securing 184 out of the total 192 votes on 17th June 2020, India became a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a period of 2 years. India’s term will begin on 1st January 2021. Apart from India, Norway, Kenya, Ireland, and Mexico were also elected for a period of 2 ..

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WHO: Cases of Malaria, TB and AIDS are to increase

Published: May 13, 2020

The World Health Organization announced that the number of deaths due to TB, AIDS and Malaria might increase as the entire focus of health care system all over the world is shifting towards COVID-19. Highlights The WHO has made the announcement based on the study conducted by the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease ..

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White Giraffe in Kenya

Published: March 12, 2020

The last female white giraffe and her calf were recent killed by poachers in Kenya. This leaves a single male – the last white giraffe in the world. Leucism The giraffes were white not because of albinism but because of a condition called leucism. It is the condition that inhibits pigmentation in some of the ..

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Kenya’s former president Daniel Arap Moi passes away

Published: February 4, 2020

Kenya’s longest-serving president, Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country for 24 years, passed away recently. He assumed charge as the President of the country in 1978, when the founding President Jomo Kenyatta died. He was seen as a uniting figure by many Kenyans. During his reign, he passed a constitutional amendment that made Kenya a ..

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