Freedom of peaceful assembly, global refugee protections, women’s civil liberties and the well-being of human-rights defenders are values under siege, United Nations experts told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, as delegates continued their debate on the promotion …"Peaceful Assembly, Refugee Protections, Well-Being of Rights Defenders Under Siege, Experts Tell Third Committee, as High Commissioner Warns of ‘Credibility Crisis’"
ONGATA RONGAI, President Uhuru Kenyatta today commissioned three key transport and trade infrastructure projects aimed at boosting the country’s economy.
The President kicked off his packed day with the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Nairobi Expressway, a 27 …"President Kenyatta Commissions Key Infrastructure Projects"
SUSWA, President Uhuru Kenyatta today said detractors will not be allowed to derail the government from implementing development projects including the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).
The President said SGR holds huge economic benefits for the country and dismissed the project’s …"Detractors Won’t Derail Implementation Of Dvpt Projects, President Kenyatta Says"
Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today’s meetings of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) is available at this time. The complete summary will be issued later as Press …"Second Committee (Economic and Financial)"
Kenya’s police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country’s southern border with Somalia.
Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai said Saturday the officers’ patrol car was blown up on Damajale Hare Hare road near the town of …"Kenya: Police Chief Says Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Officers"
Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade.
Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the prize. …"Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize: but big challenges still await Ethiopia"