Tag Archives: Country: Kenya

07Aug/17

Kenya election a dangerous game for female candidates

Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

03Nov/16

Kenya withdraws from U.N. mission in South Sudan

Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta withdraws troops and disengages fully from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after the sacking of a Kenyan who led the force.
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26Aug/16

Tokyo Africa summit expected to further boost investment and trade

Kenya hosts the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) and it is the first time the summit is being held on the continent. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and several other African heads of state and government will be in attendance. At the last TICAD meeting in 2013, Japan pledged a total $32 billion in public and private sector support for the continent over a five-year period.

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