KENYA | KENYA

30-Sep-2014 to 12:16

Kenyan economy bigger after rebasing

APA-Nairobi-(Kenya) — Kenya's economy is 25 percent bigger than originally thought after a government-led statistical review on Tuesday changed the base calculation year to 2009 from 2001.

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30-Sep-2014 to 11:54

UNICEF, WFP missions provide assistance to over 500,000 in South Sudan

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF are wrapping up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver lifesaving supplies and services in the most remote and conflict-hit regions of South Sudan.

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29-Sep-2014 to 13:48

Kenya revokes licenses to recruiting agencies

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya on Monday revoked licenses of close to 1,000 job hiring agencies recruiting Kenyan migrant workers to work in the Persian Gulf region and the Middle East.

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29-Sep-2014 to 11:17

AMISOM forces thwart Al-Shabaab plot to cut off main road in central Somalia

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — –The Acting Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DRCC) in Somalia, Lydia Wanyoto has praised the swift covert operation conducted by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeepers based in the Galgadud region of central Somalia who attacked Al-Shabaab terrorists plotting to cut off the main road linking Dusamareb and El Bur towns.

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26-Sep-2014 to 12:24

Kenyan leader pleads with Diaspora to invest back home

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Kenyans in the Diaspora to be vanguards to channel investments into the country.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:29

Kenyan appointed to top UN post

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced the appointment of Carole Wainaina of Kenya as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Resources Management, Department of Management.

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26-Sep-2014 to 11:10

Kenyan leader seeks excuse from appearance before ICC

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening requested the International Criminal Court (ICC) to excuse him from physically attending the status conference on October 8 and wants to follow proceedings via video link.

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