Jun 182014
Kenya : Wiesenthal Center condemns Al Shabaab Christian killings

WIESENTHAL CENTER CONDEMNS BRUTAL MURDER OF KENYAN CHRISTIANS BY AL SHABAAB AS ‘NAZI-LIKE’ Witnesses say terrorists went door-to-door killing non-Muslims The Simon Wiesenthal Center is condemning yesterday’s attack by al-Shabaab on the Kenyan village of Mpeketoni which left 48 dead. According to reports, the terrorists went door to door asking villagers if they were Muslim […]

May 272014
Kenya / UNEP to Host First-Ever UN Environment Assembly

Kenya and UNEP to Host First-Ever UN Environment Assembly in June NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Invitation to Joint Government of Kenya-UNEP Press Briefing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and other High Level Representatives from over 193 UN Member and Observer States, UN Heads of Agencies, Business and Civil Society to attend […]

May 172014
Caitlin Hayden on the Terrorist Attacks in Nairobi, Kenya

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Terrorist Attacks in Nairobi, Kenya WASHINGTON, May 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United States condemns today’s despicable terrorist attacks in the Gikoma market area of Nairobi, Kenya, that took the lives of many and injured dozens more. This is the latest in a series of […]

May 172014
UK Foreign Secretary condemns bomb attacks in Nairobi, Kenya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary condemns attacks in Nairobi and offers his condolences to those affected.   The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, said:   “I condemn in the strongest terms the attacks that took place earlier today in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. I offer my deepest condolences to the […]

May 072014
Solutions for Kenya's displaced require urgent action determined by reality – UN expert

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Chaloka Beyani, today called for concerted development and peacebuilding action to achieve durable solutions for internal displacement in Kenya.   “The end of displacement cannot be determined by a political decision, but […]

May 062014
Canada Condemns String of Attacks in Kenya

OTTAWA, Canada, May 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement concerning this weekend’s attacks in Kenya: “Canada condemns in the strongest terms this weekend’s attacks in Mombasa and Nairobi, Kenya, which claimed the lives of at least seven people and wounded more than 60 others. “On […]

Sep 092013

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, September 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As the beginning of the trial against Kenya’s Deputy President, William Samoei Ruto at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague approaches, FIDH, its member organisation in Kenya, KHRC, together with FIDH member organisations in Africa recall that these proceedings are mainly and foremost […]

Aug 082013
Readout of the President's Call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — President Obama called President Kenyatta today to offer United States support following a major fire at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The President also commemorated this day, the 15th anniversary of al-Qa’ida’s terrorist attack against the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, by expressing condolences to the loved ones […]

Jul 312013

Kenya Aims to Tackle Growing Degradation of Spectacular and Vital Wetlands / Strategy to Conserve Wetlands Should Align with Ramsar Convention’s Main Pillars, Says Kenya Wetlands Atlas NAIROBI, Kenya, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Kenya is embarking a long-term strategy to conserve and enhance its rich and varied wetlands—key natural resources important for […]

Jul 302013

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Equity Bank and Airtel Kenya (http://www.airtel.com) have today entered into a partnership that will offer comprehensive mobile commerce solutions to their customers in Kenya, through Airtel Money.   The service, available to all Equity Bank customers with Airtel lines, will enable customers from both Airtel and […]

Jul 182013

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Briefing on Disaster Loss Accounting in Kenya, Upcoming Kenya Disaster LossDatabase Launch Subject: Media Briefing on Disaster Loss Accounting in Kenya, Upcoming Kenya Disaster Loss Database Launch Who: Col (Rtd) Nathan Kigotho – Director, National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC), Ministry of Interior and Coordination of […]