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President Kenyatta calls for renewal of Africa’s security architecture

President Kenyatta calls for renewal of Africa’s security architecture

Africa, East Africa
NAIROBI, 29th October 2021 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening called for collaboration between the United Nations, the African Union and Regional Economic Blocs in the renewal of Africa’s security architecture. President Kenyatta on Thursday evening chaired a virtual United Nations Security Council high-level debate on cooperation between the United Nations, Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations at State House, Nairobi. Head of Public Service Dr Joseph Kinyua, Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo also attended the meeting.   The President said the solidarity and cooperation between the various institutions would help the continent overcome the various challenges facing it among them insecurity, Covid-19 and effects of climate change.   “Together, we can enable...
Nairobi,Kenya: His Excellency Hon Lazarus Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi

Nairobi,Kenya: His Excellency Hon Lazarus Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi

Africa, East Africa, Uganda
President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta receiving Malawi President H.E Dr Lazarus Chakwera and First Lady Mrs Monica Chakwera during a military reception ceremony at State House, Nairobi. Malawi President H.E Dr Lazarus Chakwera inspects a guard of honour mounted by a troop of Kenya Army during the official reception ceremony at State House, Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta receives Malawi President H.E Dr Lazarus Chakwera on arrival for an official reception ceremony at State House, Nairobi.   President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta looks on as  Malawi President H.E Dr Lazarus Chakwera accompanied by First Lady Mrs Monica Chakwera signs a visitors book during the official reception ceremo...
President Uhuru Kenyatta during a meeting with Kirinyaga County leaders at Sagana State Lodge in Nyeri County

President Uhuru Kenyatta during a meeting with Kirinyaga County leaders at Sagana State Lodge in Nyeri County

Africa, East Africa
SAGANA, NYERI COUNTY, 18th October 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kirinyaga leaders led by Governor Anne Waiguru to unite and work together as a team so as to achieve faster development and prosperity for their County.   At the same time, the President cautioned the leaders against politics of deceit and empty rhetoric saying good leadership emphasizes peace, cohesion and unity of the people as enablers of development.   President Kenyatta spoke on Monday afternoon at Sagana State Lodge in Nyeri County at a meeting with Kirinyaga County leaders ahead of Wednesday's Mashujaa Day celebrations at Wang'uru Stadium in Mwea.   He said the various multi-billion development projects being implemented by the Government in Kirinyaga, among them the S...
Paris marathon open to all’: Kipchoge lands ambassadorial role

Paris marathon open to all’: Kipchoge lands ambassadorial role

Africa, Sports
Featured Photo Credit:Marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge Image: ELIUD KIPCHOGE/TWITTER Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge has landed an ambassadorial job for the Paris 2024 Olympics. In an announcement made on his social media pages, Kipchoge said he has been appointed as ambassador for Paris 2024 Olympics games. This means that the athlete will take another stab to defend his title for the third time. “As a proud ambassador of the @Paris2024 Olympic Games I am excited to say that for the first time in history, the marathon will be open to everyone!” he said via Twitter on Thursday. “You can earn your bib to run on the same day and on the same course as the elite athletes.” He is set to compete with other athletes in a running challenge to mark 1,000 da...
‘Focus on development agenda for Northern Uganda’

‘Focus on development agenda for Northern Uganda’

Africa, Uganda
Uganda,Kampala: Members of the Greater North Parliamentary Forum have been urged to focus their legislative agenda on the most pressing issues that affect their region. Speaker Jacob Oulanyah who was meeting members of the forum on Wednesday, 13 October asked them to avoid the temptation of focusing on national issues while forgetting their own plight. “Let us come down to the greater North issues; mixing up things is what always brings us down,” said Oulanyah. He asked the MPs to take interest in discussions such as the renewal of the northern region based NUSAF programme whose funding expired two years ago. “We have big funding gaps; for the last two years, there hasn’t been funding for NUSAF but even then, it has been running on US$100 million for a period of five years. What i...
INMA 2nd Annual Africa News Media Summit Set November 17-18

INMA 2nd Annual Africa News Media Summit Set November 17-18

Africa, East Africa
NAIROBI (14 October 2021) – The International News Media Association (INMA) will host its second annual Africa News Media Summit November 17-18 with a focus on surfacing the continent’s fast-evolving news industry around themes of integrity, trust, and digital transformation in turbulent times.   The five-hour virtual summit across two modules in two days is free.   Click here to register now for the Africa News Media Summit   “The INMA summit aims to snapshot what is happening in the business of journalism in Africa,” said Doreen Mbaya, INMA’s Africa Division manager based in Nairobi. “The free event for media professionals will have an authentic and direct African voice. We want to tell the African media story in this second annual summit.”   T...
Mismanagement of diversity a threat to global peace and security, President Kenyatta says

Mismanagement of diversity a threat to global peace and security, President Kenyatta says

Africa, East Africa, USA
NEW YORK, USA, 12th October 2021 (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenya has identified the rampant mismanagement of diversity leading to institutionalized exclusion and marginalization of communities and nations as a major threat to global peace and security. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday chaired the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) high-level open debate on peacebuilding and sustainable peace, covering diversity, state-building and search for peace as key subjects of discussion in New York, USA. "That exclusion is often institutionalized in governance and economic relations at the national and global level. It manifests in stereotyping and bigotry. The result is a profound sense of grievance and bitterness that populists and demagogues can easily exploit. "This is so especi...