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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.

 

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29th, January, 2015
President leaves the country for AU summit

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.

28th, January, 2015
Gov’t to spend Ksh 2.5 billion to pay exam fees each year

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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  • 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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Jan 23 2015 - Jan 31 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Feb 8 2015 - Feb 9 2015
Cape Town, South Africa
Feb 17 2015 - Feb 18 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa