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Kenyatta Commissions Five New Hospitals in Nairobi

Kenyatta Commissions Five New Hospitals in Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday night July 6, 2021, commissioned five new hospitals in Nairobi County and directed them to offer 24-hour services to residents. The new health facilities are part of 24 such hospitals being constructed by Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) as part of a broad Government plan to decongest Kenyatta National Hospital, Mama […]

Kenyatta Blames Covid-19 on Increase in Gender Violence

Kenyatta Blames Covid-19 on Increase in Gender Violence

President Uhuru Kenyatta has decried the rising cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Africa. He spoke at a panel discussion during the opening session of the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) in France, saying the GBV situation had reached global emergency levels GEF is a global gender equality gathering convened by United Nations (UN) Women and […]

Kenyatta Warns Headteachers Not to Send Learners Home for Fees

Kenyatta Warns Headteachers Not to Send Learners Home for Fees

President Uhuru Kenyatta has cautioned headteachers in day primary and secondary schools across the country against sending learners away for fees. Speaking on Inooro, Kameme and Gukena radio stations Monday morning, President Kenyatta said that headteachers have no authority to send learners with fees balance home. “Let me be very clear, no child should be […]

Kenyatta Hints At Reopening The Economy After 2-Month Closure

Kenyatta Hints At Reopening The Economy After 2-Month Closure

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday hinted at a possibility of relaxing current COVID-19 containment measures which include a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew and restrictions of movement into and out of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale and Mandera. The dusk to dawn was issued on March 27 and has been extended twice by a further 21 days in measures […]

Kenyatta Picks Military Team To Oversee 2022 Power Change

Kenyatta Picks Military Team To Oversee 2022 Power Change

President Uhuru Kenyatta has picked a new team of military commanders who will see his expected transition from power in 2022, with General Robert Kibochi creating history by becoming the first non-infantry officer from the Kenya Army to be appointed military boss. General Kibochi, the new Chief of Defence Forces, with roots from Nakuru and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kenyatta Roots For Empowerment Of Young Women and Girls

Kenyatta Roots For Empowerment Of Young Women and Girls

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African women leaders to remain united in developing mutual positions and advocacy for the empowerment of women and girls. Speaking during the inaugural African Women Leaders Network Inter-Generation Retreat, President Kenyatta said there is an increased demand for ways that will help break gender stereotypes and attitudes that propagate discrimination […]

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday join over 8,000 delegates from more than 165 countries at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The three day conference will explore how power can drive or hinder progress and change for a more gender equal world. GENDER EQUALITY The conference, held every three years, is a […]

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to address opportunities for more women to get in power, education for all children and an end to female genital mutilation. Mr Kenyatta was responding to a question on how he was going to use his power during the opening of the four-day Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. […]

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