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Also committed to the mall, which was built at a cost of $8m, are Kenyan fast-food restaurants Pizza Planet and Java House. Today, many areas in Nairobi ... The government has said that approximately 240,000 new housing units are needed every year to meet growing demand. Conservative figures show ...
The government wants the strike by lecturers in public universities declared illegal. ... Meanwhile, the court will also hear and determine the dispute between Kenya Union of Post-Primary Education Teachers and the Teachers Service Commission over the transfer of members to rival Kenya National Union ...

The Kenyan government shut down three television channels in January on the day opposition leader Raila Odinga took a symbolic presidential oath, then ... Asked at the news conference with Tillerson if Kenya could call itself a democracy in light of restrictions appeared intended to stifle dissent, Kenya's ...
Having engaged in the dialogue, I look forward to seeing strong collaborations emerge in the future, with all partners working closely with the Kenyan Government and UN Kenya office to advance Universal Health Care. This will truly exemplify the spirit of "One-UN" joint UN Development Assistance ...
Kenya is sharply divided along ethnic lines because of the political stand-off. The opposition charges of rigged elections, police brutality and state high-handedness were not mentioned - only a joint call for national dialogue. Before travelling to Kenya, Rex Tillerson criticised Ethiopia's government for ...

We are now catching up," he added. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has given Kenya a six-month extension of a frozen $1.5bn (£1bn) stand-by facility in return for "substantially modifying" interest rate controls, the Financial Times reports. Kenya's economic growth is expected to have fallen to ...
On February 28, 2018, the Kenyan government announced it will appoint a task force to explore the use of distributed ledger technology and artificial intelligence over the course of a three-month tenure. Led by Dr. Bitange Ndemo, the 11-member task force has three months to produce a road map that will ...
That wariness has been shared by the governments of Egypt, Nigeria, and Tanzania, and by giant telecom operators such as Safaricom--35% of which is owned by the Kenyan government--which terminated bitcoin trading platforms like Kipochi from using their dominant mobile money service M-Pesa.
The government is openly breaking the law," said one protester, Catherine Chumo. Just 7km (4 miles) from the centre of Kenya's capital, lions, hyenas and giraffes roam at will in the vast reserve that is facing multiple pressures from a burgeoning city and the accompanying infrastructure demands.
The group also conducts frequent assaults in Kenya, mostly in the region bordering Somalia, to put pressure on the Kenyan government to withdraw its troops from Somalia. Kenya is part of the African Union peacekeeping force AMISOM, which is defending Somalia's government against al Shabaab.
The Trump administration should privately pressure the Kenyan government to respect democratic norms and obey the rule of law and the country's Constitution, two former Washington envoys to Nairobi said on Tuesday. Johnnie Carson and Mark Bellamy suggested that the US can exert considerable ...
Kenya the African country and a founding member of the East African Community is setting up a task-force to evaluate the potential advantages or risk of this nascent technology after the Kenyan President showed interests in the blockchain technology. The cryptocurrency market is booming all over, ...
They recommend that the US should privately pressure the Kenyan government to respect democratic norms and obey the law. PHOTO | ... The Washington Post had recently suggested in an editorial that the Trump administration should threaten to impose sanctions on Kenya's leaders if the government's ...
Since Odinga declared himself the "people's president," the Kenyan government has reacted with the kind of authoritarian might that was common in Kenya's past. Odinga's oath had no legal or practical significance, but the government has essentially suspended constitutional order in reaction to it. Despite ...
The Kenyan government is defying a court order to put four private television stations back on the air, escalating a week of political tensions and raising concerns about its respect for the rule of law. Government officials disconnected the stations, CitizenTV, InooroTV, KTN and NTV, during live broadcasts on ...
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Sitting in his office, Linus Kaikai ate peanuts and tried to decide how best to be arrested by the police officers he thought were lurking outside the newsroom. "What are the chances they'll storm the place?" Mr. Kaikai, who leads the newsroom at Nation Television, asked a roomful of ...

By DAVIS AYEGA, Nairobi, Kenya Feb 24 - The government has suspended, with immediate effect, logging in the country for a period of 90 days to allow reassessment of the forest cover in the country, in the wake of widespread destruction of forest cover that has led to acute was crisis. Deputy President ...
The community initially expected 10 per cent of what will be paid to the government by Tullow Oil once the country starts exporting oil on a commercial basis. This has, however, been ... I am optimistic that Kenya will be a successful country in production of oil and gas," the CS said. However, most African ...
Although the Constitution states that every person has the right to leave Kenya, the government has a higher duty to detect and prevent crime. ... A Kenyan passport issued by states to citizens may be a constitutional entitlement, but people have to be of good behaviour, or it may be denied, suspended or ...
Nairobi, Kenya: The government has raised Sh200 billion Eurobond despite credit downgrade report from Moody and delayed access to standby credit facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). On Thursday, the Treasury said the issue was seven times oversubscribed making it one of the ...
It said the lower rating resulted from the downgrade of the issuer rating of the Kenyan government given earlier this week. ... outlook), from B1 (rating under review outlook), the long-term local currency deposit ratings of three Kenyan banks: KCB, Equity Bank Kenya, and Co-operative Bank)," said Moody's.
Kibra MP Ken Okoth has taken a swipe at the American government saying it no longer cares about human rights and free democratic space. This followed US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec's call to Raila Odinga's NASA coalition to recognise President Uhuru Kenyatta's legitimacy. "It is a shame that ...
Thousands of people from an indigenous forest community in Kenya are accusing the government of forcefully evicting them from their ancestral land. The Sengwer indigenous people live in the Embobut forest in the western highlands of Kenya. They've been targets of violence and threats from the Kenya ...
Speaking in Meru, Senator Mithika Linturi and Buuri MP Rindikiri Mugambi praised the High Court after Judge Luka Kimaru's ruling that required government to surrender Miguna's valid passport and also nullifying Interior CS Fred Matiang'i's order of deportation. The two legislators were critical of Jubilee's ...
The demonstration came at a time of growing frustration among opposition supporters with United States policy in Kenya. They say the American government has unfairly criticized the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, and they are impatient with American demands that Mr. Odinga accept the results of last ...
In 2017, Kenya became the first country to launch a mobile-only retail bond, M-Akiba, allowing micro-investments in government securities with ... The widespread digitization of the Kenyan economy has also improved revenue administration through implementation of digital tax systems, which has ...
Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya has questioned a decision by credit ratings agency Moody's to downgrade the East African country's debt at a time when senior ... Moody's said it expected Kenya's government debt to increase as officials raise spending, while struggling to boost revenue and trying to cope with ...
Lawyers were yesterday divided over plans to shun courts to protest government's disregard of court orders. While some lawyers supported the boycott called by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), others defied the directive to wear yellow ribbons as a sign of protest. This has been worsened by wrangles and ...
Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa addresses a cocktail party at the Chinese embassy in Nairobi on December 5, 2017, where the ... The Treasury data shows that China loans to the Kenyan government have been growing since December 2015 when it advanced the government a total of Sh273 ...
Delivering his ruling Thursday, Kenyan high court justice Luka Kimaru termed the deportation of a prominent lawyer and opposition politician, Miguna ... Kenya's chief justice issued a rare statement last week warning that the government's recent defiance of court orders could threaten the rule of law.
After defying government warnings, and broadcasting live from the venue of the contentious event, three of Kenya's biggest TV stations were shutdown. They have been allowed back on air again, but Joy Mueni explains why the closures mark a new low for press freedom in Kenya. Former Kenyan ...
The National Super Alliance (NASA) will in 10 days launch its National People's Constituent Assembly (NPCA). The NPCA is set to be the Opposition's top decision-making organ to be headed by NASA leader Raila Odinga. ALSO READ: NASA links envoys to business deals. According to a strategy paper ...
... voice to rising concerns over the possible impact of heavy borrowing on Kenya's future. The ratings agency -- which had last October said it had placed Kenya's B1 rating on review for downgrade due to persistent deficits amid high borrowing costs -- downgraded the issuer rating of the Kenya government ...
The president who is empowered by the Constitution to nominate the attorney general, who assumes office upon approval by Parliament, named Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki to replace Muigai. Muigai has been a passionate defender of the Jubilee government, and recently warned the opposition led by Raila ...
Deputy President William Ruto, Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru and other leaders at a past event. (Photo: File). Since devolution was established in 2013, Kenya has made great strides. The core tenets of devolution have progressively been adopted into our governance systems and the benefits ...
Isaac Okero, president of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), said the idea is to "embark on this campaign to protest high levels of impunity and specifically, when it reaches a point where ... The Western envoys also called on the Kenyan government to comply with court orders and respect freedom of speech.
Since Odinga declared himself the "people's president," the Kenyan government has reacted with the kind of authoritarian might that was common in Kenya's past. Odinga's oath had no legal or practical significance, but the government has essentially suspended constitutional order in reaction to it. Despite ...
"Some of these cases include the reinstatement of the Director General of the Communications Authority of Kenya, Francis W. Wangusi; restoration of television transmission for Royal Media (citizen TV), Nation Media Group (NTV) and the Standard Group (KTN); and the release of lawyer Dr. Miguna ...
Nairobi, Kenya -- After a nearly week-old media blackout, the Kenyan government returned some television stations to the air late Monday, five days after a court order demanding their restoration "with immediate effect." NTV, which is owned by the Nation Media Group, was restored to cable and satellite ...
The government has suspended the passport of NASA strategist David Ndii as it intensified a crackdown on opposition leaders. The Director of Immigration Service Gordon Kihalangwa, in a letter addressed to Dr Ndii, said the suspension was done in line with the citizen and Immigration Act 2011.
According to Havi, he was reportedly on board a KLM flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport that is scheduled to leave for Amsterdam tonight. ALSO READ: Ahmednasir: Miguna should not have been charged. Nelson Havi's tweet as seen on his official page. [Photo: Courtesy]. This news comes just ...
Despite court order, Kenyan government Keeps TV Stations Closed ... Eyder Peralta · twitter. government officials in Kenya defied a court order and refused to put four private television stations back on the air. The government is also supposed to release an opposition leader. facebook; Twitter; Flipboard
Plans by the Kenyan government to expand coverage of sex education in primary schools have been criticised for encouraging promiscuity among young ... is the Answer Ministries, one of Kenya's largest and most influential Pentecostal churches, wrote in a comment piece for a Kenyan newspaper: "Many ...
Two Kenyan television stations have resumed broadcasting after being taken off air for plans to show a rally held by the country's opposition leader. The NTV and KTN channels were both accessible on Monday, but two others - citizen TV and Inooro TV - remained blocked, Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper ...
Free- to-air TV stations across Kenya were shut down after they planned to broadcast live the unofficial swearing in of opposition leader Raila Odinga. Thousands gathered in Nairobi to see the event - which was aired live on facebook. The Kenya Editor's Guild said in a statement on Monday that President ...
A spokesman for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned opposition leader Raila Odinga not to carry out a plan to inaugurate himself as the ... Kenya's presidential spokesman, Eric Kiraithe, on Thursday responded to opposition leader Raila Odinga's threat to form a government in exile with a ...
In June 2016, the EU and the Kenyan government launched the Water Towers Protection and climate change Mitigation and Adaptation (WaTER) project worth some €31 million. *John H. Knox, Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy ...
The state will form the mega development finance institution by merging the Kenya Industrial Estates, Development Bank of Kenya, Industrial Development Bank of Kenya, Uwezo Fund, ... The government has started a process to merge six financial organisations to set up one strong financial institution.
We want to be the ones who are in government." Despite his tough words, Odinga said the opposition is seeking a dialogue with Kenyatta's ruling Jubilee Party of Kenya. He said it wants to discuss five points with the Kenyan president - electoral justice, judicial independence, police reforms, devolution of ...


 

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