WASHINGTON – Business and banking dealings by North Koreans in the Democratic Republic of the Congo appear to violate numerous international sanctions, according to watchdog groups who say Pyongyang is taking advantage of the DRC’s lax bank system. A report in August by Sentry, a Washington D.C.-based organization that tracks money which finances conflict in Africa found that in 2018 two North Korean businessmen traveled to the DRC on non-commercial visas, set up a construction…"Alleged North Korean Sanctions Violations in DRC Draw Scrutiny"
KHARTOUM, SUDAN – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has pledged $70 million to support 600,000 Sudanese families affected by severe flooding caused by record heavy rainfall this year. The FAO’s director of emergency response, Dominique Burgeon, told the agriculture ministry Wednesday in Khartoum that a joint assessment conducted by the FAO and the transitional government found more than 2 million hectares of farmland have been affected by floods, putting many Sudanese families…"UN FAO Pledges $70 Million to Help Sudan Families"
PARIS, 1st October 2020 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his official visit to France on Wednesday evening at Elysee Palace where he was received by his French host Emmanuel Macron. Elysee Palace is the French President’s official residence. Upon his arrival at the Palace shortly after 9pm local time, President Kenyatta inspected a guard of honour mounted by the French military at the start of an elaborate State reception ceremony. The two Heads…"President Kenyatta Kicks Off France Visit At Elysee Palace"
PARIS, 1st October 2020 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated that Africa’s biggest asset is the potential held by its youthful population and not its natural resources. “I tell people all the time, we look at the African continent sometimes from a perspective of its natural wealth. The gold, the diamonds, the oil, the gas but what we tend not to see is what is the true African potential. “And the true African potential…"Africa’s True Potential Is Its Young People, President Kenyatta Tells French Entrepreneurs"
NAIROBI, 1st October 2020 (PSCU) – Kenya’s implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action that advocates for gender equality as well as empowerment of women and girls is firmly on track, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. In a recorded video statement, President Kenyatta said the Beijing Platform for Action remains a powerful source of inspiration in the advancement of the rights of women and girls. “Gender equality remains central to the development agenda…"Kenya’s Implementation Of Beijing Platform For Action On Track, President Kenyatta Says"
Dr. Peter Njoroge Mwangi is the new Dean School of Biological Sciences after garnering twenty three (23) votes against his opponent Prof. Mary Wanyoike who got eight (8) votes. Dr Mwangi, a Senior Lecturer, Botany Department was also voted in Wednesday, September 30, 2020. He takes over from Dr Shadrack Muya who served for the last four years. Speaking to the faculty after his win, Dr. Mwangi appreciated their support and assured them of his…"Dr Njoroge and Prof Kamau Elected New Deans"