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NEPAD / APRM NEWS

APRM Special Summit January, 2016

The Special Summit discussed the current challenges facing the APRM and strategies for revitalizing the Mechanism which will a have a major impact in the governance sector in Africa. APRM being an African homegrown governance tool is critical for the success of Africa’s progress through political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and acceleration of sub-regional and continental integration though sharing of experience, reinforcement of successful best practices and identifying deficiencies in capacity.

In his address at the summit, President Kenyatta called upon all the Member states to recommit to the APRM core values and standards that motivated them to accede to the Mechanism. He restated that Africans must take financial ownership of APRM and not just rely on foreign donors. 

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

2nd Agust, 2016
President Kenyatta assents to Engineering Technology Bill 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi, signed into law the Engineering Technology Bill, 2016.

The Engineering Technology Act 2016 provides for the regulation, practice and standards of engineering technologists and technicians.

 The new law outlines the requirements to be fulfilled when applying for a practising licence and requires engineering technologists and technicians to obtain licences before they can practice.

Through the Act, an Engineering Technologists and Technicians Registration Board will be established to, among other things, issue licences to qualified persons.

1st August, 2016
Kenya, France sign Sh3.6 billion deal for Northern Kenya power grid

Kenya and France today signed a deal of Ksh3.63 billion for power grids in Northern Kenya counties, boosting the Government’s efforts to provide affordable power to all Kenyans.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault witnessed the signing of the Credit Facility Agreement at State House, Nairobi.

The deal will provide funds for a mini-grid retrofitting project that will be implemented by Kenya Power and Lighting Company and will see installation of 9.5 MW additional power voltage in the counties. The counties will also get an additional 0.6 MW generated by wind power. The projects will involve the setting up of mini-grids in 23 sites including Banisa, Baragoi, Daadab, Eldas, Elwak, Faza, Habaswein, Hola, and Hulugho.

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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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