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President Kenyatta mourns Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange

President Kenyatta mourns Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange

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NAIROBI, 31st March 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family and residents of Kiambaa Constituency following the death of MP Paul Koinange. Hon Koinange passed away Wednesday morning at a Nairobi hospital while receiving treatment. In his message of comfort, the President said Kenya has lost one of its dependable leaders whose undivided focus was the unity, stability and progress of the country. The Head of State mourned Hon Koinange as a keen and steadfast supporter of the country's peace agenda through the National Assembly's Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security where he was the Chairperson. “The cruel hand of death has robbed us of a steadfast leader. A leader and gentleman whose undivided focus was the peac...
President Kenyatta condoles with the Obama family

President Kenyatta condoles with the Obama family

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NAIROBI, 29th March 2021 (PSCU) –President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the Obama family following the death of Mama Sarah Onyango Obama. Mama Sarah, who is the third wife of the paternal grandfather of former US President Barack Obama, died Monday morning in Kisumu. In his message of comfort, the President mourned the Obama family matriarch as an icon of family values and a philanthropist whose contribution to the progress of the Kenyan nation shall be dearly. "The passing away of Mama Sarah is a big blow to our nation. We've lost a strong, virtuous woman. A matriarch who held together the Obama family and was an icon of family values," the President eulogised. Mama Sarah Obama will be remembered by many for her philanthropic work especially in her Nyang'oma Kogel...
President Kenyatta attends State Funeral of former Tanzanian President Magufuli in Dodoma

President Kenyatta attends State Funeral of former Tanzanian President Magufuli in Dodoma

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DODOMA (Tanzania), 22nd March 2021 (PSCU) President Uhuru Kenyatta today joined thousands of Tanzanians and visiting leaders, among them eight other African Heads of State, at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma for the State Funeral of former President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli. President Uhuru Kenyatta signs a condolence book as he pays his last respects to former Tanzania President Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli during the State Funeral at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma. The President, who was accompanied by EAC Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed, attended the sombre ceremony alongside Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa), Felix Tshisekedi (DR Congo) and Felipe Nyusi (Mozambique). President Uhuru Kenyatta pays his last respects to former Tanzania President Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli duri...
President Kenyatta signs Tax Laws (Amendment), Tea bills into law

President Kenyatta signs Tax Laws (Amendment), Tea bills into law

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 NAIROBI, 23rd December 2020, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi, signed into law the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2020 which was passed yesterday by Members of the National Assembly. - President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi when he signed into law the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Tea Bill of 2018 Also signed into law is the Tea Bill of 2018, which contains several reforms among them, the re-engineering of the Tea Board of Kenya to oversee the development, promotion and regulation of Kenya's tea sector. The bills were presented to the President for signature by  Solicitor General Ken Ogeto at the brief ceremony attended by Agriculture CS Peter Munya, Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka and Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Amos Kimunya. ...
President Kenyatta calls for closer stakeholder collaboration in Covid-19 fight

President Kenyatta calls for closer stakeholder collaboration in Covid-19 fight

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NAIROBI, 8th December 2020 President Uhuru Kenyatta has underscored the need for closer collaboration between governments, development partners and international financial institutions in dealing with the harsh economic and social effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Saying global bounce back will not be swift enough without the involvement of Africa, the President reminded development partners and international financial institutions to support African governments in their post Covid-19 recovery plans. “It must be borne in mind that there cannot be a global bounce back that leaves Africa behind. Our Development Partners and the International Financial Institutions should take a long term view, and dispense with any short term requirements or considerations that would only serve to s...