Kenya

Beginning of ICC Trial against Ruto and Sang is a Historical Opportunity for Victims and for the Kenyan Society to Face the Truth and Find Justice

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 […]

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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 […]

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Kenya Aims to Tackle Growing Degradation of Spectacular and Vital Wetlands

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 […]

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Equity Bank customers now get mobile with Airtel Money

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 […]

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Media Briefing on Disaster Loss Accounting in Kenya, Upcoming Kenya Disaster LossDatabase Launch

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 […]

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Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders

Search Begins for Kenya’s Young Green Leaders / Applications Now Open for 2013 Young Environmental Envoy Programme NAIROBI, Kenya, July 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Are you a young Kenyan aged between 18 and 24 years? Are you passionate about the environment? Here is a chance for you to become a UNEP-Bayer Young Environmental […]

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