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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President urges the youth to take advantage of Kshs 6b Fund
Sunday, 16 June 2013
President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the youth to take advantage of the Kshs 6 billion Revolving Fund to empower themselves economically.
Thursday, 06 June 2013
CIC has held a meeting with governors to discuss devolution under the Constitution of Kenya 2010. The workshop which took place in Naivasha addressed Constitutional & Legal Provisions pertaining to county governments, intergovernmental relations, public finance management in the county governments, among other issues being faced by county governments during this transition period.
As APRM marks its tenth anniversary since it was established, Mozambique’s former President Joachim Chissano a founding member of the APRM, has said that it is time to take critical stock of the impact of the governance measurement instrument in Africa.
Greater responsibiltiy for Devolution and Planning Ministry
The Devolution and Planning Ministry has been granted greater responsibility under a new Organisation of Government structure announced last evening.
Executive Order No. 2 of May 2013 released by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta lists over 30 functions for the new Ministry, with additional responsibility over 15 Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies and 10 Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices
Government Reforms Boost to MDGs
The Government has undertaken various reforms to enhance trade and ensure the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
According to the MDGs Status Report for Kenya 2011, these reforms include formation of Private Sector Development Department its objective being to catalyze private sector growth and competitiveness through the provision of an enabling environment.