21-May-2022 to 13:16

Participatory governance on the rise in Africa - Expert

APA-Kisumu (Kenya) by special correspondent Edouard Touré: — In Africa, several local elected officials are committed to the implementation of participatory budgeting. In an interview with APA as part of the 9th Africities Summit in Kisumu, Kenya, Bachir Kanouté, Executive Director of Enda Ecopop analyses the benefits of participatory governance and gives a taste of the use of technological innovations in the collection of taxes by local governments.

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21-May-2022 to 10:19

UCLG Africa hails successful organisation of Africities 2022

APA-Kisumu (Kenya) By special correspondent Edouard Touré — Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), organiser of Africities, is pleased with the success of the event in an intermediate city.

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18-May-2022 to 16:04

Minister tasks Africities Summit on innovative solutions to reduce problems of u...

APA - Kisumu (Kenya) — By Special correspondent, Edouard Toure The Kenyan Minister of Devolution, Eugene Wamalwa, has said that the Africities Summit should provide the opportunity for African cities to discuss solutions to the needs of the growing number of urban dwellers and improve their living conditions.

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17-May-2022 to 16:16

Postcard Kisumu: Kenya's Africities 2022 capital

APA-Ksumu (Kenya) — The Kenyan city hosting the ninth summit of local government authorities from across Africa has many faces as an economic, cultural and political centre with fluctuating fortunes in the recent past.

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17-May-2022 to 12:57

Africities 9 advocating for intermediate cities’ development

APA - Kisumu (Kenya) Special correspondent: Edouard Toure - — President Uhuru Kenyatta, Tuesday 17 May, opened the ninth edition of the Africities Summit in the western Kenyan city of Kisumu.

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06-May-2022 to 16:18

Nairobi: Why a jailed Muslim leader wants to remain in prison?

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — A Kenyan court has allowed a Muslim cleric to remain in custody for about a month after he appealed to that effect over fears that he may be hunted down and killed or kidnapped when he leaves jail.

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04-May-2022 to 12:15

Sixty African cities stand out at Africities Summit

APA - Nairobi (Kenya) — The 9th edition of the Africities Summit on May 17-21 will focus on the challenges faced by more than 1,000 intermediate cities.

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