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President Kenyatta elected chair of African Peer Review Forum 13th June, 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta, has been elected the Chair of the African Peer Review (APR) Forum.

President Kenyatta takes over from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia at a time when the APR Mechanism calls for revitalization  to effectively execute its mandate as a tool for governance transformation in the continent.

African leaders agreed to President Kenyatta’s request for an APR extraordinary summit together with the strategic partners, in Nairobi on 11th September 2015, to discuss strategies for rejuvenating the mechanism.

The African Kick off team led by the NEPAD Agency- Kenya CEO Lillian Mbogo today paid a courtesy call to Eng. Peter Mangiti, PS Devolution and planning on 17th April 2015. The African kick of workshop runs from the 20th - 21st of April, 2015. This is a 2-year pilot programme aimed at reconciling the international agreement of using partner Country Results Frameworks as the basis for development programming with the need from Development Partners to acquire their own result information.

 

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Local governance news

11th August, 2015
President Kenyatta rallies commonwealth MPs to fight poverty

President Uhuru Kenyatta urged African parliaments to enact laws that contribute to the eradication of poverty for people in the continent to enjoy the benefits of political freedom.

President Kenyatta said for Africans to reap the freedoms of independence, and attain sustainable development, laws should protect them from poverty cycles.

The President spoke when he opened the 46th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa region) conference at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.

31st, July, 2015
Diligence and working hard pays, President tells youths

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged youths to embrace the culture of working hard to effectively play their role in nation building and succeed in life.

“Diligence and working hard pays. Let us avoid unproductive activities that only waste our time but do not add any value to our lives,” the President said.

President Kenyatta spoke in Muranga County when he joined hundreds of mourners at the burial of the late Paul Mwangi Ayub Kariuki.

He called on county governments to partner with the national Government in ending the brewing and consumption of the ‘killer’ alcohol.

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  • The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is a vision and strategic framework for Africa’s Renewal. The framework emanates from a mandate given to the five initiating Heads of State (Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa) by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) to develop an integrated socio-economic development framework for Africa.  The 37th Summit of the OAU in July 2001 formally adopted the strategic framework document.

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