United Nations Secretary General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Cristina Duarte of Cabo Verde as Special Adviser on Africa. Ms. Duarte succeeds Bience Gawanas of Namibia, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for her commitment and dedicated service to the Organization. Ms. Duarte brings to the position more than 34 years of leadership and strategic management experience in public policymaking and in the private sector, coupled with a deep understanding of international…"Secretary-General Appoints Cristina Duarte of Cabo Verde Special Adviser on Africa"
Fellow Kenyans, When I last addressed you on the 6th of June this year, the nation was confronted with a dilemma of TWO RIGHTS over the COVID-19 crisis. The two dominant positions were whether to re-open the country or not. One side of the divide presented an economic argument. They wanted us to re-open the country and save the economy. They argued that COVID was a health crisis alright; but it was also an economic…"THE NINTH [9TH] PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, HARAMBEE HOUSE, NAIROBI MONDAY, JULY 6TH, 2020."
The Rotary Club of Sagam plans to join hands with the residents of Gem Sub County to boost environment conservation and sanitation in the area, president of the club, Julius Okinda has said. Okinda said that poor sanitation was one of the key causes of diseases in the area that required urgent attention hence the need to pool resources with other partners to address it. He was speaking on Sunday at Sagam Secondary School during…"Rotary Club To Join Conservation Efforts In Gem"
A section of Contractors who rendered their services to the county government of Garissa during the first governor, Nathif Jama are now claiming that some county officials in the Ministry of finance are demanding bribes of up to 50 percent of the total amount before they are paid. Talking to the press in Garissa town on Monday, the contractors led by Abdirahman Ahmed said the officials whom they did not want to mention have frustrated…"Contractors Claim Treasury Officials Demanding Bribes"
The Nakuru County government has pledged to enforce laws that curb exploitation of carrot farmers by middlemen. The County Executive Committee Member for Agriculture, Dr. Immaculate Maina said most farmers of the crop were not tapping its maximum potential because they were not members of cooperatives. Speaking when she visited Mau View Sacco Carrot farmers in Mau Narok, Dr. Maina stated that the devolved unit’s administration was in talks with national government and development partners…"Sacco Now Exports 2850 Bags Of Carrots To Uganda Per Week, Says CECM"
Barely days after Taita-Taveta Governor Granton Samboja and his Kajiado counterpart, Joseph Ole Lenku signed a joint boundary-dispute agreement over the disputed Rombo Group Ranch land, questions are emerging over the contents of the inter-county agreement that is yet to be made public. On Saturday, Governor Samboja led a high-powered delegation of high ranking officials from his administration to sign what he termed as ‘historic’ resolution with Kajiado Governor Ole Lenku. This was to resolve…"Make Taita-Taveta, Kajiado Counties Border Accord Public – Leaders"