Source: British High Commission Nairobi |

United Kingdom International Secretary visits Kenya to discuss UK-Kenya partnership

Ms Mordaunt will discuss priority areas of mutual interest including opportunities to boost economic development and improve quality and access to services

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, is in Kenya for a two day visit to discuss greater UK-Kenya cooperation on economic growth and investment. The Secretary of State, who oversees the UK’s development aid, will hold meetings with members of national government and visit…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Kenya: World Health Organization Statement on the Chikungunya Outbreak in Mombasa

The outbreak has affected all the six-sub counties namely, Mvita, Kisauni, Nyali, Changamwe, Jomvu and Likoni. Most cases are found on the island, Mvita

World Health Organization, WHO, is helping the government to contain an outbreak of Chikungunya in Mombasa following reports from clinicians of increased unknown febrile illness that presented with very high fever, joint pains and general body weakness. The tests were found malaria negative and sometimes dengue fever negative. The outbreak…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

New Power Africa Guide to Help Electricity Generators Improve Community Relations

The Guide outlines how electricity producers can best engage with electricity consumers

Power Africa, a U.S. Government initiative to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, today launched the Guide to Community Engagement for Power Projects in Kenya. The Guide outlines how electricity producers can best engage with electricity consumers. “This Guide is a critical addition to the Power Africa partnership. It is…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Indigenous rights must be respected during Kenya climate change project, say UN experts

The Sengwer are facing repeated attacks and forced evictions by agents of the Kenya Forest Service, which is an implementing agency in the project financed by the European Union

Three independent experts* appointed by the UN have expressed concerns about recent reports that indigenous Sengwer peoples in western Kenya have been attacked and forcibly evicted from their homes as a result of the implementation of the Water Towers Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation project, an EU-funded water…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Kenya |

Kenya: The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic Farming, 8th of February 2017 in the amount of 74,605 US Dollars

Prior to the project, Moyo Children Centre (MCC) was unable to provide drug-addicted children with the individualized attention that they need for successful rehabilitation

The Government of Japan has been providing funds to local non-profit organizations through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. Today, the official handover ceremony of “The Project for Rehabilitation of Street-children through Organic Farming”, a GGP project, was held at Magogoni Town, Ngoliba Location, Kiambu…

Source: Ringier AG |

Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with The New York Times

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) will publish New York Times journalism under its new media brand Pulse in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) (http://Ringier.com) further expands its news and media portfolio by entering into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service (www.NYTimes.com) and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times. RADP will publish New York Times journalism under its…

Source: High Commission of India, Nairobi, Kenya |

Visit of Senior Indian Defence Delegation to Kenya

Both sides identified several areas of cooperation and agreed to further enhance bilateral defence ties

A 3-member defence delegation led by Mr. Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary of India is visiting Kenya on 11-12 January 2018 to discuss issues of bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries. This is the first-ever visit to Kenya by India’s Defence Secretary in recent decades. The Indian delegation held talks with the Cabinet…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros visits Kenya

His meeting with the President focused on implementing Universal Health Coverage and the President’s four priority areas of government delivery (Big Four) which include affordable healthcare, food security, affordable housing and manufacturing

WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made his first official visit to Kenya this week to meet with a range of persons in Kenya on health and policy issues and the environment. He held a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta, signed an agreement on health and environment between UN…

African Leadership
Source: African Leadership |

African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2017 Winners

It was a record year for African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year awards as total online votes cast by Africans from all around the world jumped to 288,958 from 85,000 the previous year

The African Leadership Magazine (http://AfricanLeadership.co.uk) Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories in the just concluded polls for the African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards 2017.   The winners who shall be decorated on the 24th February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

Kenya Airways
Source: Kenya Airways |

Kenya Airways starts ticket sales for its non-stop daily flight to New York

Kenya Airways becomes the first airline to offer a non-stop flight between East Africa and the United States of America

Kenya Airways (www.Kenya-Airways.com) today marks a great milestone with the launch of a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York. The national carrier starts selling today tickets for the inaugural flight which is scheduled for October 28th this year. Copyright free broadcast-quality footage, pre-recorded interviews, shot list and dope sheet…