NAIROBI Kenya’s opposition says it will proceed with its planned inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as president if Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta does not convene a national dialogue. Kenyatta won October’s election after Odinga boycotted the vote, and experts …"Kenyan Opposition: If No Dialogue, We’ll Inaugurate Odinga"
NAIROBI, A Majority of Kenyans are of the opinion that 2017 was an extremely difficult year with the high cost of living being cited as being the greatest challenge.
The year-end survey carried out by research firm Trends and Insights …"MAJORITY OF KENYANS FEEL 2017 WAS WORSE THAN 2016"
Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate important sources on unfolding trends and events around the globe:
A diphtheria dilemma?
A global shortage of the antitoxin used to treat highly contagious diphtheria could trigger …"Drone strikes, diphtheria, and data: The Cheat Sheet"
NAIROBI, The Ministry of Health has banned the importation, manufacture, distribution, sale and use of shisha in Kenya.
In a special notice published in the Kenya Gazzette Wednesday, the Cabinet Secretary (Minister) for Health, Cleopa Mailu, said no person shall …"KENYAN GOVT BANS SHISHA"
Over the last two decades, 200 million people across the world have been lifted out of hunger. But as climate change brings more frequent and severe weather shocks such as droughts and floods, and makes rainfall patterns less predictable, these …"New e-book released: IRIN’s reporting on climate change and food security"
DAR-ES-SALAAM, The number of Kenyans visiting Tanzania went up by 11.7 per cent in 2016, pushing the country to second position as a visitor source market, displacing the United States, according to a National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) 2016 survey …"KENYA DISPLACES US AS TANZANIA’S NO. 2 VISITOR SOURCE MARKET"