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President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned two key road and water projects in Siaya County. The President, who arrived in the region Sunday afternoon for a three-day working visit, officially opened theKSh1.6 billion Kodiaga-Wagai-Onyirore/Akala, and Nyangweso-Muhanda road circuit, and the KSh 2.4 billion Siaya-Bondo water supply and sanitation project. The road network covers a total distance of 38kms, opening up the fish and sugarcane rich region to markets in Kisumu and beyond. On the other hand, the Siaya Bondo water project, funded by the Government and the African Development Bank (AfDB), raised the volume of fresh water supply to the two…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of former Kibwezi MP Richard Kalembe Ndile who passed away Saturday night. In his message of comfort, the President described the late Kalembe, 57, as a witty, determined and practical politician whose rise in life was as a result of sheer hardwork. “It is unfortunate that death has taken from us the Hon Kalembe Ndile in his prime. He was a lively politician who loved and worked with everyone, and always held the interests of the country at heart,” Uhuru said. The Head of State…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and friends of Mzee Phares Rutere who passed away today. Until his demise, Mzee Rutere was the Chairman of the National Council of Elders and the Secretary General of the Nchuri-Njeke. In his message of comfort and encouragement, President Kenyatta described Mzee Rutere as a wise, and astute elder and leader who cherished and championed national cohesion, progress and a value-driven life among Kenyans. “The death of Mzee Rutere is a big blow to our country. Death has robbed our nation of a wise and dependable elder…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has said more partnerships between Kenyan and American Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will help unlock the huge trade potential that exists between the two nations. The President invited American SMEs to invest more in the country by entering into mutually beneficial arrangements with their Kenyan counterparts, adding that the enterprises are the backbone of Kenya’s vibrant economy. “This is where the real opportunity lies. This is not to say that we are telling the big boys not to come in, they are already here. The big corporates are already here. “But they don’t have the capacity…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom will today, Thursday, May 13, conduct virtual visits of two schools. The visits to Westlands Primary School in Nairobi and Cleves Cross Primary School in Ferryhill, England, are part of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) initiative. The visits will provide President Kenyatta and Prime Minister Johnson an opportunity to directly engage with pupils, aged between 9 and 11 years, and create a high profile moment for championing education for all, with a special focus on technology and girls’ education. Westlands Primary School and Cleves Cross Primary School…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the Obama family following the death of Mama Sarah Onyango Obama. Mama Sarah, who is the third wife of the paternal grandfather of former US President Barack Obama, died Monday morning in Kisumu. In his message of comfort, the President mourned the Obama family matriarch as an icon of family values and a philanthropist whose contribution to the progress of the Kenyan nation shall be dearly. “The passing away of Mama Sarah is a big blow to our nation. We’ve lost a strong, virtuous woman. A matriarch who held together the Obama family and…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has attributed Kenya’s growing profile as a top sporting nation to strong partnerships between the Government and actors in the private sector. Speaking when he presided over the closing ceremony of this year’s Magical Kenya Open Golf tournament at Karen Country Club in Nairobi County, the President called for more partnerships across all sporting disciplines. “I also thank the corporate world for joining hands with my administration, which has made this event possible. Indeed, it is this spirit of partnership with the private sector that has made us, as a country, make good progress in the fight…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and residents of Juja constituency following the death of their Member of Parliament Francis Munyua Waititu. The second term ruling party legislator succumbed to brain cancer Monday night at a Nairobi hospital after a long battle with the debilitating disease. In his message of comfort, President Kenyatta eulogised Hon Francis Waititu, famously known by his moniker, ‘Wakapee’, as a progressive, trusted and devoted leader. “We’ve sadly lost a very progressive, trusted and committed leader whose public actions always reflected the interests of his constituents. “It is because…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has eulogised Bonchari Member of Parliament John Oroo Oyioka who passed away on Monday as an accomplished educator and determined legislator. Oyioka, a retired teacher and education official, was a second term MP elected on a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket and died at a Kisumu hospital after a long illness. In his message of comfort and encouragement to the legislator’s family, President Kenyatta described the MP as a determined leader who always sought and worked for the improvement of his constituents through education. “It is a pity that death has robbed us of a determined and…

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As we come to the end of the Year 2020 and we usher in the New Year – 2021, my family and I are today delighted to convey our best wishes to all Kenyans at home and abroad. The dawn of a New Year is not just a calendar event that marks the passage of time. It symbolizes transition, renewed hope, new opportunities and limitless possibilities. A New Year brings with it the chance for rebirth, renewal as well as restoration. But we cannot experience the ‘newness’ of a new year without a renewal of minds. I say so because…

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