Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought. The countries benefitting include Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and the Gambia. The…"Innovative Insurance Cover to Help Drought-Hit Communities in Africa"
Chief Justice David Maraga visited Kilifi Law Courts and the GK Prison. At the court station, the CJ met staff and inspected service delivery while at the Kilifi GK Prison, he inspected the conditions of inmates and remandees at the facility.Source: Th…"CJ inspects service at Kilifi"
KINGSTON, Kenya and Jamaica have pledged to deepen bilateral and people-to-people ties for the benefit of the two countries.The commitment came as President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is in Jamaica for a historic state visit, held bilateral talks with his hos…"Kenya, Jamaica commit to deepen trade, people-to-people ties"
NAIROBI, In a fresh effort to raise awareness and curb the illegal trade in ivory, Kenya has launched a new wildlife conservation campaign dubbed Ivory Trade is a Rip Off. The campaign calls for the listing of the African Elephant in Appendix I of the…"Kenya launches “Ivory Trade is a Rip Off” campaign"
(BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning inaugurated a workshop to validate a Baseline Report on three river basins shared between Ethiopia and South Sudan (Baro-Akobo), Ethiopia and Kenya (Omo-Turkana), …"IGAD ENCOURAGES CO-MANAGEMENT OF SHARED FISHERIES RESOURCES"
The European Commission is mobilising a further Euros 50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa. With many in the region relying on livestock herding and subsistence farming, the prolonged drou…"Humanitarian Aid: additional Euros 50 million to tackle drought in the Horn of Africa"