Kenya: Sexual Violence Against Minors Increases – Report

A new report has revealed the rise in sexual violence against minors in the country. The report on violence against children published by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection shows that two out of five girls experience different types of violence. According to the report, women (16 percent) are …

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Camping facilities for spectators on the eve of the KCB Thika rally

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 17 – Following the Ministry of Health’s lifting of the ban on social gatherings, the organizers of the KCB Thika Rally are offering spectators camping on the Buffalo Hill stage in Kamuthi this weekend. The 31.13 km stage will be the center of attraction as it is …

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Kenya: Hassan Joho Kin Mohammed Amir gives ODM to Rutos Uda. away

Vice President William Ruto won a major political victory after a member of the powerful Joho family joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). Governor Hassan Ali Joho’s cousin, Mr Mohammed Amir, joined the UDA yesterday as he plans to fight for the Senate seat in Mombasa on the party’s ticket …

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Husband of killed Kenyan Olympian Tirop, who is charged with murder, pleads not guilty

ELDORET, Kenya, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – Ibrahim Rotich, husband of slain Kenyan Olympic runner Agnes Tirop, was charged with her murder and pleaded not guilty in a Kenyan court on Tuesday. Rotich, 41, was ordered to undergo a mental health test last week before making a plea. Tirop was found …

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USA and Kenya: Strategic Partners November 17th

I look forward to deepening our cooperation to promote economic prosperity, security, human rights and democracy in the region. – Secretary Antony J Blinken, March 2, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will visit Kenya November 17-18, where he will meet President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Ambassador for Foreign …

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13 countries asked to ratify the trade agreement

BY JONATHAN KAMOGA Countries that have yet to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) have been asked to do so. In a virtual conversation with Ugandan government officials, AfCFTA Secretary General Wamkele Mene said that so far 41 of 54 signatories to the pact have ratified the agreement, …

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Four Kenyan policemen jailed for manslaughter of British aristocrats

Kenya‘s Supreme Court on Monday found four police officers guilty of the manslaughter of Alexander Monson, the son of a British aristocrat who was found dead in a police cell in the beach town of Diani in 2012. Judge Eric Ogola announced the verdicts in the coastal city of Mombasa …

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Assessing the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Forcibly Displaced People – Thematic Letter # 1: The Case of Kenya – Kenya

Important findings  New microdata from a high-frequency telephone survey in Kenya shows that pandemic-related fear among refugee households is particularly high compared to the surrounding host community and increases over time.  The employment gap between refugees and nationals was large before the pandemic and remains large throughout the …

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