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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 before the end of the year, 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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6th, July, 2015
President emphasizes need for African solutions to continental problems

President Uhuru Kenyatta has emphasized the need for African solutions to the continent’s challenges, saying the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an important vehicle in achieving that goal.

The President – who is also the Chaiperson of the African Peer Review Forum – said external interference will not succeed in addressing the continent’s problems.

The President added: “We need to have our own instrument, devoid of external influence, that can address African challenges.”

27th, June, 2015
President signs Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Supplementary Appropriation (2) Bill, 2015.

The Supplementary Appropriation (2) Act, 2015 allows for the release of Ksh 70.4 billion from the Consolidated Fund to be used by the Government in fulfilling its financial obligations for the remaining part of the financial year ending June 30.

The Act shows the amount each ministry has been allocated for recurrent and development expenditure for the remaining period of the financial year.

 

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