KENYA | KENYA

09-Mar-2015 to 13:54

ICC allows prosecutor’s appeal against Kenya’s non-cooperation with the court

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda was on Monday allowed to appeal a decision declining to refer Kenya to the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) for non-cooperation in the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta, local media reported.

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05-Mar-2015 to 18:29

Kenya: African network for women leaders on environment launched

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Women ministers and leaders from Africa meeting at the Africa Ministerial Conference of the Environment (AMCEN) launched a new network, Thursday, that aims at enhancing representation and involvement of women in decision-making in areas related to the environment and sustainable development continent wide.

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05-Mar-2015 to 17:13

Kenyan First Lady’s ‘Beyond Zero’ initiative wins UNFPA plaudit

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Regional Director of United Nations Population Fund Dr. Julitta Onabanjo has commended First Lady Margaret Kenyatta for leading the nation in saving the lives of women and children.

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05-Mar-2015 to 15:29

Kenya among fastest growing economies in Africa-W/Bank

APA-Nairobi-(Kenya) — Kenya’s economic growth is projected to rise from 5.4 percent in 2014 to 6-7 percent over the next three years, making it one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank said on Thursday.

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04-Mar-2015 to 16:31

Africa’s climate adaptation costs to hit $50 billion -UNEP

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to $50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.

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03-Mar-2015 to 14:59

Kenya: Africa loses 50,000 elephants annually-UNEP

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The number of elephants killed in Africa is in the range of 20,000 to 25,000 per year out of a population of 420,000 to 650,000, the UN Environment Program (UNEP) said in Nairobi on Tuesday

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03-Mar-2015 to 14:42

Kenya launches national jigger infestation awareness day

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyans for the first time officially admitted that jigger infestation had become a significant health and socio-economic burden as the country inaugurated a National Jiggers Day to create awareness against the parasitic vermin.

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