Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

Strong Kenya-Hungary Bilateral Ties Anchored On Trade, President Kenyatta Says

President Kenyatta reiterated Kenya's commitment to multilateralism saying the country fully supports the United Nations system

President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed the strong bilateral ties between Kenya and Hungary saying the relationship is driven largely by economic cooperation, trade and investments. At the same time, President Kenyatta regretted the low volumes of trade and investment flow between Nairobi and Budapest over the last five decades despite…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: President Kenyatta Reiterates Govt’s Determination To End Gender Based Violence

The President said the Government had put in place progressive policies to promote gender equity

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday reiterated Government's determination to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) and urged Kenyans to support efforts by the various state agencies. The President, who delivered his address in a pre-recorded video during the opening session of the Agnes Tirop Gender Conference at a Kwale Hotel, said…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya And Hungary Sign Four Bilateral Agreements

The agreements were signed at State House, Nairobi shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta and his visiting Hungarian counterpart János Áder led their respective delegations in bilateral talks

Kenya and Hungary on Monday signed four bilateral agreements for cooperation in health, water, education and diplomacy sectors. The agreements were signed at State House, Nairobi shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta and his visiting Hungarian counterpart János Áder led their respective delegations in bilateral talks. The agreement on health covers…

Source: European Commission |

EU at Forefront of Global Humanitarian Response: €1.5 Billion for 2022

Funding will also help vulnerable populations in disaster-prone countries to prepare better for various natural hazards, such as floods, forest fires, earthquakes, and cyclones

Humanitarian crises around the world continue to rise. Conflict and violence are the source of major humanitarian needs. Moreover, the situation is increasingly being worsened by natural hazards, fuelled by climate change and environmental degradation. To help those most affected worldwide, the Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.5…

Source: Government of UK |

New UK Support to Tackle Impact of Droughts and Flooding in East Africa

Minister for Africa Vicky Ford has announced a new package of support to countries in East Africa affected by extreme drought and flooding

Almost a million people across East Africa will be supported by new UK funding in response to one of the worst droughts in the region for decades and unprecedented flooding; Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan will be aided by a £17 million support package from the UK; funding announced by…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Horn of Africa: Swift Aid for Drought-affected Farmers and Herders needed to Avoid a Hunger Crisis

In a region reeling from locust invasions and COVID-19, a third-consecutive year of poor rains poses a major threat to food security

Over $138 million in urgent funding is needed to assist 1.5 million vulnerable people in rural communities in the Horn of Africa whose fields and pastures have been hard hit by an extended drought, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today, as it released a comprehensive…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Health CS Pledges to Sustain Ongoing Reforms as he Receives MES Contracts Report

The taskforce noted the project had enabled many Kenyans to access health services from MES supported hospitals during the last 6 years from inauguration

The Managed Equipment Service (MES) Contracts Review Team is proposing extension of the contract for a further three years while at the same time initiating a post-MES planning process to ensure continuation of services. Speaking while handing over its report to Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, taskforce chair George Ooko said…