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Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Interesting and strange cases were bound to arise when a team began going round the country investigating the registration status of land occupied by public schools. LONG-DRAWN-OUT From rows over boundaries of the nursery, primary and secondary school sections of a school in Embu to another in the city whose field has been encroached on […]

Shabaab Kill Three In The Northern Region Of Kenya

Shabaab Kill Three In The Northern Region Of Kenya

Three civilians were killed in a suspected Al Shabaab attack in Kamuthe area, Garissa County in a pre-dawn strike on Monday. North Eastern Regional Police Commander Paul Soi confirmed the attack to the Nation. Reports suggest all the victims are teachers. According to Mr Soi, the militants were targeting a communication mast and a police […]

Men Lead War Against Female Circumcision

Men Lead War Against Female Circumcision

They gather and sit in a circle under a tree at a trading centre in Kalpunyany village, Baringo County, one of the remotest areas in Kenya. They are deliberating on a thorny issue that continues to face the region — female genital mutilation. On a typical day, this group of morans would be discussing how […]

Rehema Nandito Fights Female Genital Mutilation in Kwale

Rehema Nandito Fights Female Genital Mutilation in Kwale

Rehema Nandito, a 38-year-old woman from Lunga Lunga in Kwale County is on a mission to rescue girls from the outlawed female genital mutilation. Ms Nandito has campaigned against the rite of passage since 2013, earning herself the reputation of being a force to reckon with after rescuing at least 19 girls, majority aged eight […]

Kenya Maps First ‘Climate Atlas’ To Battle Future Food Losses

Kenya Maps First ‘Climate Atlas’ To Battle Future Food Losses

Kenya will launch its first localised weather modelling system early next year, providing key data on how climate change will impact crop production across the east African nation in the decades to come, the project’s founder said on Tuesday. Developed by researchers at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, the Climate Atlas will […]

Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign #CampusMeToo Launched In Nairobi

Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign #CampusMeToo Launched In Nairobi

One in every two female students and one in every four male students have experienced a form of sexual harassment from a member of staff in Kenyan Universities. This is according to a survey done by ActionAid in partnership with UN Women for the campaign under the hashtag #CampusMeToo that is set to be launched […]

Kenya Pledges to End FGM By 2022 – Ahead Of Global Target

Kenya Pledges to End FGM By 2022 – Ahead Of Global Target

 Kenya’s president on Tuesday promised to end female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2022, a goal women’s rights campaigners said was unrealistic due to insecurity and high prevalence rates in some parts of the East African nation. One in five women and girls aged between 15 and 49 in Kenya have undergone FGM, which usually involves […]

Global Sexual Health Summit : The Confusion

Global Sexual Health Summit : The Confusion

The United Nations and Kenyan government on Monday came under fire on the eve a global conference on sexual and reproductive health with Christian groups claiming to host the event was promoting abortion and homosexuality in the East African nation. More than 6,000 participants – including heads of state, government ministers, financial institutions, donors and […]

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