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NEPAD NEWS

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.

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

14th April, 2016
Jubilee is transforming counties, says President Kenyatta

National Government projects are transforming counties, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

He cited the Sh38 billion Medical Equipment Scheme that is equipping 94 hospitals in counties – two in each county – is providing a modern laboratory, ICU, renal unit and X-ray, among other facilities.

‘’The services that used to be only found at Kenyatta National Hospital, Moi Referral and private hospitals will now available in two hospitals in each,’’ the President said as he inspected equipment installation progress at the Olkalau and Engineer Level 4 hospitals in Nyandarua County.

8th April, 2016
President pledges credible elections in 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the end of a historic visit to Germany, has pledged free and credible elections next year on the back of an entrenched democratic culture in Kenya.

President Kenyatta allayed fears that the elections will be manipulated in any way, assuring Kenyans and the international community that the poll will be free and credible.

He commended the Diaspora for the remittances that have maintained an upward trend in the country over the recent past, and which significantly contribute to the country’s foreign exchange inflows.

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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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