Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Member of Parliament's scheme to reduce investments in Kenya

There will be increased allocation to unit trusts, whose current investment portfolio is Shs36 billion

The Parliamentary Pensions Scheme (PPS) is considering a reduction of the scheme’s equity investments in Kenya in favour of Uganda’s market.  This was revealed by the scheme’s assets manager, GenAfrica during the Pension Scheme’s 12th Annual General Meeting on Friday, 23 February 2024.  According to the Scheme’s annual report and…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Kenya |

Xi replies to letter from representatives of Kenyan students, alumni at Beijing Jiaotong University

Representatives of Kenyan students and alumni at Beijing Jiaotong University wrote a letter to Xi, expressing their great pleasure in coming to China to learn railway operation and management knowledge

Chinese President Xi Jinping has replied to a letter from representatives of Kenyan students and alumni at Beijing Jiaotong University, encouraging them to continue contributing to the friendship between China and Kenya and between China and Africa. In his reply on Jan. 17, Xi noted that China and Kenya enjoy…

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Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon and MindMe International forge partnership to Empower Kenyan Youth through Creative Storytelling

This collaboration aims to empower marginalized communities through sustainable development, with a focus on fostering positive change in young individuals' lives

Canon Central and North Africa (Canon-CNA.com), a global leader in imaging solutions, is pleased to announce a transformative partnership with MindMe International (MMI), a registered NGO based in Kenya. This collaboration aims to empower marginalized communities through sustainable development, with a focus on fostering positive change in young individuals' lives. …

Source: President of the Republic of Kenya |

We are investing in irrigation to increase food production: President Ruto

President Ruto said the government’s KSh60 billion investment in water projects will help the country reduce the importation of food that can be produced locally

The government is scaling up investment in irrigation to enhance the country’s food production capacity, President William Ruto has said. He said irrigation will help the country increase acreage under cultivation and stop reliance on rain-fed agriculture. President Ruto said the government’s KSh60 billion investment in water projects will help…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha appears before Parliamentary Health committee

Accompanied by Medical Services PS Mr. Harry Kimtai, NHIF CEO Elijah Wachira, and Ministry of Health staff, CS Nakhumicha acknowledged systemic issues and initiated an internal investigation

Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula appeared before the Parliamentary Health Committee chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose on Thursday to address concerns about corruption at NHIF. Accompanied by Medical Services PS Mr. Harry Kimtai, NHIF CEO Elijah Wachira, and Ministry of Health staff, CS Nakhumicha acknowledged systemic issues and initiated…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha urges Members of Parliament (MPs) to prioritize health Regulation funding

Speaking at the Departmental Committee on Health, chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose at the Bunge Towers, CS Nakhumicha emphasized the vital role of regulation in healthcare

Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula is advocating for increased funding to the Ministry of Health to tackle the proliferation of substandard healthcare facilities. Speaking at the Departmental Committee on Health, chaired by Dr. Robert Pukose at the Bunge Towers, CS Nakhumicha emphasized the vital role of regulation in healthcare.…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Stakeholders consultative workshop on Transition of National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and Social Health Authority (SHA)

The workshop's primary objective is to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the draft transition roadmap

The  Transition Committee, alongside the Chairpersons of the Social Health Authority (SHA) and National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) Boards, convened the inaugural stakeholders’ consultative workshop on the transition of NHIF and SHA at a Nairobi hotel.  The workshop's primary objective is to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the draft…

Source: British High Commission Nairobi |

United Kingdom (UK) honours World War veterans in Western Kenya

High Commissioner Neil Wigan honours Second World War Veterans in Western Kenya

British High Commissioner to Kenya, Neil Wigan, presented replacement medals to 15 veterans from Western Kenya region who served in the British Army during World War II. The medal replacement is part of a wider initiative to honour the vital role played by Kenyan veterans who took part in World…

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines |

Philippine Ambassador Delivers Lecture on Philippine Foreign Policy to Kenyan University Students

The lecture is the first in the two-part “Speaker Series” with ASEAN ambassadors, organized by the SU-School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) in collaboration with the ASEAN Committee in Nairobi (ACN)

Philippine Ambassador to Kenya Marie Charlotte G. Tang delivered a lecture on Philippine foreign policy to students of Strathmore University (SU) on 14 February 2024 in Nairobi. The lecture is the first in the two-part “Speaker Series” with ASEAN ambassadors, organized by the SU-School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)…

Source: President of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya - Ruto: We are Implementing Robust Policies to Tackle Unemployment

By the end of this year, it is estimated that 300,000 young people will be working in various construction sites

The government is being deliberate and intentional in addressing unemployment in the country, President William Ruto has said. He said the affordable housing programme, for example, is labour-intensive and has already employed more than 130,000 Kenyans. By the end of this year, it is estimated that 300,000 young people will…