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Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

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Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) while receiving the MTNi-Ug Forest Development Plan For Rukungiri District For the Period of 2019 to 2029. MTNi-Ug is abroad based Organization that also improve Household income, Food Security and Agro-industrialization by donating short term plants like Vegetable seeds, Organic fertilizers and pesticides to peasants, Fruit plant Seedlings for Agroforestry in Uganda. District leaders lead by Chief Administrative Officer Mr Byamungu Elias, Ass. RDC, Production Officer, all in place for the launch Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) growing a Fruit tree at Rukungiri District Headquarters. Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) ...
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...
Public-private partnerships good for sports, President Kenyatta says

Public-private partnerships good for sports, President Kenyatta says

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NAIROBI, 21st March 2021,President Uhuru Kenyatta has attributed Kenya's growing profile as a top sporting nation to strong partnerships between the Government and actors in the private sector. Speaking when he presided over the closing ceremony of this year's Magical Kenya Open Golf tournament at Karen Country Club in Nairobi County, the President called for more partnerships across all sporting disciplines. “I also thank the corporate world for joining hands with my administration, which has made this event possible. Indeed, it is this spirit of partnership with the private sector that has made us, as a country, make good progress in the fight against Covid-19," the President said. The Head of State vouched for the decentralization of golf to the grassroots saying involvement o...
South sudan’s Salva Kiir Mayardit mourns his Tanzanian Counterpart John Pombe Magufuli

South sudan’s Salva Kiir Mayardit mourns his Tanzanian Counterpart John Pombe Magufuli

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Juba,South Sudan 18th March 2021, H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit has issued a statement on the passing on of H.E. John Pombe Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania. In his Statement to the media, H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit said that the People of Republic of South Sudan are deeply saddened and grieving with their brothers and sisters in the United Republic of Tanzania. South Sudanese President H.E Salvar Kiir.Courtesy Photo H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit declared three days of mourning across South Sudan and instructed all the Government institutions and our diplomatic missions abroad to fly their flags half-mast during this period beginning from today in his honour to the Late H.E. President John Pombe Magufuli. H.E. President Salva Kiir Mayardit...
Government Of Uganda mourns President Magufuli

Government Of Uganda mourns President Magufuli

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We have lost a great leader and a friend of Uganda. Our deepest condolences to people of Tanzania and Africa. In the photos are touching moments with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the deceased. RIP H.E John Pompe Magufuli. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni with Tanzania's President Dr John Pombe Magufuli at one of the recent functions. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni with Tanzania's President Dr John Pombe Magufuli at one of the recent functions.
President John Magufuli of Tanzania dies

President John Magufuli of Tanzania dies

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President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a populist leader who played down the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic and steered his country away from democratic ideals, died on Wednesdayin the port city of Dar es Salaam. He was 61.Magufuli had first been briefly admitted to the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute on March 6, but was subsequently discharged, Hassan said on state television. But he was rushed to hospital again on March 14 after feeling unwell. President John Magufuli After the death was announced, opposition leader Zitto Kabwe said he had spoken to Hassan to offer condolences for Magufuli’s death. “The nation will remember him for his contribution to the development of our country,” Kabwe said in a statement published on Twitter. President John Magufuli According...
Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of passenger freighter operations

Emirates SkyCargo marks one year of passenger freighter operations

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Dubai, UAE, 16 March 2021- On Monday, 16 March 2020, Emirates flight EK 2503 took off from Dubai to Kuwait. Although operated on a Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft, EK 2503 carried no passengers but about 34 tonnes of bellyhold cargo that was urgently required in Kuwait. It was the first time in the history of its operations that Emirates had operated a cargo only flight on a passenger aircraft. Coming just four days after COVID-19 had been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), EK 2503 would be the first of more than 27,800 cargo flights to be operated by Emirates SkyCargo in the year that followed as the cargo carrier worked ceaselessly to keep communities across the world connected to the essential medical and food supplies they needed during the pandemic. ...
Partner with us in ‘Kazi Mtaani’, President Kenyatta tells dev’t partners

Partner with us in ‘Kazi Mtaani’, President Kenyatta tells dev’t partners

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NAIROBI, 10th March 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Kenya's development partners to support public programs that directly benefit wananchi such as the 'Kazi Mtaani' youth employment initiative. President Uhuru Kenyatta meeting with UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya Dr Stephen Jackson, who called on him today at State House, Nairobi. Also present in the meeting was Cabinet Secretary Foreign Affairs Amb. Raychelle Omamo.  President Uhuru Kenyatta meeting with UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya Dr Stephen Jackson, who called on him today at State House, Nairobi. Also present in the meeting was Cabinet Secretary Foreign Affairs Amb. Raychelle Omamo. The President said 'Kazi Mtaani' had not only created gainful employment for thousands of youth but also helped develop their ...
Meeting between His Excellency President Kenyatta and His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council

Meeting between His Excellency President Kenyatta and His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council

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Tuesday, 9th March 2021 His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi held a meeting with His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council who paid him a courtesy call. President Uhuru Kenyatta with His Excellency Charles Michel, President of the European Council who paid him a courtesy call today at State House, Nairobi. The President and the visiting European Union leader discussed several matters of bilateral and multilateral interest to Kenya and the EU, and agreed to: a) Strengthen and scale up partnership between Africa, and Kenya's private sector and the European Union as part of efforts to increase investments, create employment and support post Covid-19 economic recovery; President Uhuru Kenyatta with His Excellency Charles M...
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta celebrates Kenyan women athletes

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta celebrates Kenyan women athletes

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NAIROBI, 8th March 2021 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has celebrated Kenyan women athletes for their sacrifice, hard work, perseverance and commitment. First Lady Margaret Kenyatta delivers her remarks at State House, Nairobi during a recorded video delivered to World Athletics, the international governing body for athletics, as it celebrates women in athletics during the month of March in honour of this year’s International Women’s Day. The First Lady said Kenya has witnessed a rise of exceptional women athletes who have smashed barriers and set new records globally over the years. “We have witnessed their efforts in paving the road and raising the bar for other women and girls as examples and mentors,” she said. First Lady Margaret Kenyatta delivers her remarks at State H...
President Kenyatta underscores importance of international solidarity

President Kenyatta underscores importance of international solidarity

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NAIROBI, 3rd March 2021 –President Uhuru Kenyatta has underscored the importance of countries working together for the common good of humanity. President Uhuru Kenyatta receives letters of Credence from High Commissioner Hassan Wasswa Galiwango of Uganda during a brief ceremony also attended by Foreign Affairs CS Amb Raychelle Omamo and her Principal Secretary Amb Macharia Kamau at State House, Nairobi. The President said through international partnerships and global solidarity, nations are able to serve their citizens much better. President Uhuru Kenyatta receives letters of Credence from High Commissioner Hassan Wasswa Galiwango of Uganda during a brief ceremony also attended by Foreign Affairs CS Amb Raychelle Omamo and her Principal Secretary Amb Macharia Kamau at State Ho...
Joint Press Release by Political Party Leaders

Joint Press Release by Political Party Leaders

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OVER THE last month, Kenyans have witnessed first-hand the majesty and vibrancy of our constitutional democracy. The Building Bridges Initiative Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill was transmitted by the IEBC to all our nation’s 47 County Assemblies; setting the stage for the First Amendment. President Uhuru Kenyatta during a joint Press release by various Political Party Leaders at State House, Nairobi. Present at the presser are party leaders; Gideon Moi (KANU), Musalia Mudavadi (ANC), Kalonzo Musyoka (WIPER), Raila Odinga (ODM), Charity Ngilu (NARC) and Mosses Wetangula (FORD Kenya).  THUS FAR, 42 County Assemblies have considered the Bill. Their affirming voice has thundered across the Republic, in resonance with the desire of all Kenyans to further strengthen our governance ...
President Kenyatta leads Kenyans in bidding farewell to Senator Yusuf Haji

President Kenyatta leads Kenyans in bidding farewell to Senator Yusuf Haji

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NAIROBI, 15th February 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday afternoon led the Kenyan nation in bidding farewell to Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji whose body was interred at Langata Muslim Cemetery in Nairobi County. - President Uhuru Kenyatta condoles with the family of the Late Garissa Senator Mohamed Yusuf Haji at Lang'ata Cemetery in Nairobi County. President Uhuru Kenyatta condoles with the family of the Late Garissa Senator Mohamed Yusuf Haji at Lang'ata Cemetery in Nairobi County. Speaking at the burial ceremony that was also attended by Deputy President Dr William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, the President eulogized Senator Haji as an outstanding leader who served the country with commitment throughout his life. President Uhuru Kenyatta during&nbs...
The MTV Africa Music Awards(MAMA) is here!

The MTV Africa Music Awards(MAMA) is here!

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MTV Africa and MTV Base announced the return of the continental flagship award show in 2021. The Iconic MTV Base celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), which showcases the ultimate in African culture, music, and creativity, will be held in a re-imagined virtual format in partnership with Uganda, The Pearl of Africa on February 20th 2021. The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 will be broadcast on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130). The repeat show will also be aired on BET Africa, BET International and MTV channels across multiple continents as a one-hour MAMA-themed MTV World Stage feature. The ultimate celebration of local African and international talent and achievement, MAMA 2021, in partnership with Uganda, The Pearl of Africa, recognizes and rewards mu...
EAC Election Observation Mission to the 2021 Uganda General Election launched  in Kampala.

EAC Election Observation Mission to the 2021 Uganda General Election launched in Kampala.

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East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 10th January, 2021: The East African Community Election Observer Mission to the Uganda General Election to be held on 14th January, 2021 has been formally launched.   H.E. Domitien Ndayizeye (middle).Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. Speaking during the launch of the mission at a Kampala hotel, the Head of the Mission, H.E. Domitien Ndayizeye, who is also a former president of the Republic of Burundi, said that the Community attaches great importance to the promotion of democracy, which will in turn guarantee political stability in the entire region.  H.E. Domitien Ndayizeye addressing the Observers.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates. “Further to the invitation of the Electoral Commission of Uganda, the...
President Kenyatta signs Anti-Doping Amendment Bill into law

President Kenyatta signs Anti-Doping Amendment Bill into law

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NAIROBI, 31st December 2020 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed the Anti-Doping (Amendment) Bill, 2020 into law. The new law amends the Anti-Doping Act of 2016 to align Kenya's legislative framework with the 2021 World Anti-Doping code and regulations. The new anti-doping law also ensures the continued participation of Kenyan athletes in local, regional and international competitions in line with the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention against doping in sports. The National Assembly passed the Anti-Doping (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on December 22nd while the Senate passed it on 29 December 2020 before it was presented to the President for signing on Thursday, beating the 1st January 2021 deadline set to bar athletes from non-compliant...
We’re committed to the restoration of Nairobi’s ‘Green City in the Sun’ status, President Kenyatta assures

We’re committed to the restoration of Nairobi’s ‘Green City in the Sun’ status, President Kenyatta assures

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  NAIROBI, 24th December 2020 President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated the Government's commitment to the restoration of green spaces in Nairobi and the improvement of the city's environment.  President Uhuru Kenyatta lights the imposing fig tree along Waiyaki Way in Westlands after unveiling of a conservation declaration for the iconic tree. The President said through the various environmental conservation projects being rolled out across the city, Nairobi was on course to reclaiming its 'Green City in the Sun' status.   The Head of State spoke Thursday evening in Nairobi's Westlands suburb where he unveiled a Presidential Declaration on the conservation of the iconic fig tree along Waiyaki Way. Uhuru Kenyatta gives his address during the unveiling of a co...