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NEPAD / APRM NEWS

Sensitization Workshop on Skills Initiative for Africa, 18th July 2017

NEPAD / APRM Kenya Secretariat is currently conducting a sensitization workshop at The Dairy Training Institute in Naivasha with Technical Vocational Education and Training Institutes and Private Sector on how to access the first tranche of Funding for the Skills Initiative for Africa which closes on 31st July, 2017. The Skills Initiative for Africa was launched in Kenya on 5th May, 2017.

The workshop has been organized by the NEPAD / APRM (K) Secretariat, The State Department for Vocational Training and GIZ Kenya.

Launch of the Skills Initiative for Africa, 5th May 2017

The launch for Skills Initiative for Africa organised by The NEPAD / APRM Kenya Secretariat and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) was held on 5th May, 2017. Mrs Estherine Fotabong, the Director of Programmes NEPAD agency started by giving an overview of the role that NEPAD plays in Africa. The objectives of the workshop was to identify synergies on other youth employment interventions in the country that could be aligned with existing bilateral programmes; as well as consult with the key stakeholders on best practices and approaches for establishing Continental Dialogue Platform on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

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Local governance news

29th July, 2017

First Lady roots for women empowerment

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has expressed the need for a concerted effort to ensure women are accorded equal opportunities as men.

The First Lady said although the country has made progress in women empowerment, there is need to push for the trend to continue upward.

She spoke when she presided over the official launch of the book ‘From Glass Ceilings to Open Skies’ written by Ms Evelyn Mungai.

The book focuses on women in business, leadership and mentoring and tells stories of the achievements of 30 women of influence from Kenya, Africa and beyond.

 

17th July, 2017

We’ve delivered more development in Coast than any other previous Govt, says President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta said the Jubilee Administration has delivered more development in the Coast region than any other previous regime, citing the expansion of the port of Mombasa that is aimed at making it a net exporter of goods manufactured in the country as an example.

The President said his government also plans to put up industrial parks at Dongo Kundu, Voi, Konza, Naivasha and Kisumu where goods for export will be manufactured and transported through the Standard Gauge Railway to the Mombasa port for shipping across the globe.

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Kenya's 2nd APRM Country Review

NEPAD Agency: The Africa We Want

 

NPCA CEO ON Africa Leadership
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NEPAD Kenya Secretariat

  • 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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