NEPAD Nigeria visits the NEPAD Kenya Secretariat to learn, benchmark, and identify areas for future collaboration.
The 22nd Summit of the APR Forum also witnessed the nomination and acceptance by Kenya as the new Vice Chair of the APR Forum and announced the appointment of two new Panel Members, Honorable Brigitte Mabandla (South Africa) and Chief (Mrs) Chinyere E. Asika (Nigeria.) The incoming Panel Members replace Miss. Baleka Mbete, the current Speaker of the South African National Assembly and Ambassador Professor Okon Edet Uya who passed away in April 2014.
A team from the Ministry of Devolution and planning, NEPAD Kenya Secretariat and African Centre for Economic Growth (ACEG) led by the NEPAD Kenya CEO Ms. Lillian Mbogo will be in Naivasha reviewing the 2nd Country Self Assessment Report. The assessment is the first stage of Kenya's 2nd Country Review which is currently ongoing. The report will hereafter be presented to principal secretaries for further validation.
President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning left the country for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he will attend a two day African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government summit.
Top in this year’s African Union agenda is the issue of International Criminal Court (ICC) and the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Kenya is pushing for a comprehensive overhaul of the Rome Statute to ensure that its mechanisms duly recognize the African realities and socio-political context with regard to conflict resolution, justice, accountability and political stability.
The Government will spend Ksh 2.5 billion to pay examination fees for primary and secondary school candidates each year, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the Government has also increased funding to education, with secondary school education receiving Ksh 28 billion this financial year.
The President made the announcement at Ruai Primary School in Nairobi when he launched an early literacy programme with a declaration that education is the seed for social and economic transformation.
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