Kenya: Teachers continue to strike

Kenya: Teachers continue to strike

The Kenyan government has closed all public and private schools due to teacher strikes, which seem to have no end in sight. Leah Rotich, the acting secretary in the ministry of Education, stated on Friday that the term dates for schools have been revised. In a statement made on Friday…

Kenyatta cancels Summit on the African Peer Review Mechanism

Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s president has surprisingly canceled the Extraordinary Summit on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the decision has received much criticisms. The meeting was aimed at addressing serious challenges facing the APRM system, which the South African Institute for International Affairs said include, funding, leadership as well as…

Obama discusses gay rights during Kenya visit

Obama addressed a few major issues in Kenya during his visit including corruption security, issues and gay rights. He urged Kenya to hold “visible” trials in order to tackle corruption, which he believes to be the “biggest impediment” to future growth in the country. He also spoke on joint operations…

Obama arrives in Kenya

Friday July 24, 2015, Obama arrived in Kenya, visiting for the first time as the United States President. Obama is scheduled to hold two-day talk with the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kneyatta and other government officials. Trade is a topic that will be highly discussed during his visit, however, Obama has…

Obama to visit Kenya

Obama is set to visit Kenya for the first time since becoming President from July 24 to 26 for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which he will co-host with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. In preparation for Obama’s visit the Nairobi Government has started to ‘beautify’ certain areas of the city….