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President Kenyatta Inspects, Commissions Development Projects in Central Region

President Kenyatta started his tour by inspecting the ongoing expansion of the 84-kilometre Kenol-Sagana-Marua Highway

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday made a one-day working tour of the Central region where he inspected and commissioned several development projects in Murang'a and Nyeri counties. President Kenyatta started his tour by inspecting the ongoing expansion of the 84-kilometre Kenol-Sagana-Marua Highway, being upgraded from a two-lane single carriageway to…

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Kenya Will Have Free and Fair Election, Incoming United States Envoy Says

Ambassador Whitman pledged to use her experience to increase bilateral trade and investment ties between the two countries

Incoming US Ambassador to Kenya Margaret Whitman on Friday evening expressed confidence that the August 9th general elections will be free and fair. Speaking when she presented her credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta, Ambassador Whitman said Kenya will also have a peaceful transition. “…I have no doubt Kenya will showcase…

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President Kenyatta Presides over Countrywide Roll-out of Coding Curriculum in Schools

At the same time, the President inaugurated the Kenya National Digital Master Plan that runs from this year to 2032 and the National Cyber-security Strategy 2022

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday presided over the countrywide roll-out of the coding curriculum in primary and secondary schools. Speaking during the occasion at State House, Nairobi, President Kenyatta commended the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development for approving and implementing coding as a critical skill within the new Competency Based…

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Speak Candidly On HIV/AIDS, Teenage Pregnancies and GBV, Kenyans Told

In Baringo County, 30 out of 181 cases of sexual and gender-based violence recorded were among adolescents aged between 10 and 17 years

Kenyans have been urged to speak candidly about the rising cases of HIV/AIDS infections, teenage pregnancies and Gender Based Violence (GBV) incidents if the country has to defeat the challenges that largely affect the youth. Speaking on Friday at Kabarnet Boys High School in Baringo County during a sensitization meeting,…

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Be Good Brand Ambassadors of Our Country, President Kenyatta Tells New Seafarers

The Head of State spoke on Wednesday at the Kenya Maritime Academy in Mombasa County during the flag off ceremony of 350 young Kenyan seafarers

President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged 350 newly hired seafarers to be good brand ambassadors of the Kenyan nation saying their conduct will determine the demand for Kenyan maritime professionals by international shipping lines. “To the new recruits that we are commissioning today, let me remind you that you sail out…

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President Kenyatta Inspects Kenya’s First Agri-hub

The agri-hub located at Kwa Kathoka in Makueni County started production last month and has already employed close to 200 workers, mostly young people from the county

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday made an inspection visit to Eni Kenya, the country’s first agri-hub that produces vegetable oil and related bio-products. The agri-hub located at Kwa Kathoka in Makueni County started production last month and has already employed close to 200 workers, mostly young people from the county.…

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President Kenyatta Inaugurates National Defence University-Kenya

President Kenyatta emphasized that without high-quality human capital, the pursuit of sustained socio-economic development will remain a mere dream

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated the National Defence University-Kenya, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to empowering the country’s defence, security and governance professionals through the provision of quality training. Speaking during the inauguration ceremony at Lanet in Nakuru County, President Kenyatta emphasized that without high-quality human capital, the pursuit of…

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President Kenyatta Urges Kenyans to Move Together Peacefully into the General Election

The Head of State emphasized that Kenyans should embrace peace at all times, saying they should shun leaders who preach divisive politics and hatred

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated the need for Kenyans to move forward together peacefully as the August 9th General Election approaches. The Head of State emphasized that Kenyans should embrace peace at all times, saying they should shun leaders who preach divisive politics and hatred. In this regard, President Kenyatta…

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Nzoia Sugar Factory to Resume Production as President Kenyatta Announces Kshs 500 Million Bailout

The President directed Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya to ensure Kshs 450 million owed to farmers is accredited to their bank accounts while Kshs 50 million is paid to the factory workers by Friday this week

The Nzoia Sugar Factory is set to resume production this coming Sunday following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s announcement of Kshs 500 million bailout to offset arrears owed to farmers and workers. The President, who made the announcement on Tuesday when he visited the factory located in Bungoma County, directed Agriculture Cabinet…

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Change Tack In Delivery Of Higher Education, President Kenyatta Challenges Universities

President Kenyatta spoke at Kakamega State Lodge where he awarded charters to eight institutions of higher learning elevating them into fully-fledged universities

President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged universities to change tack in the delivery of higher education in the country to cope with the market demands. The President said the next phase in the development of the country’s institutions of higher learning should shift focus to university education that is more responsive…