German Chancellor Visits Kenya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Kenya for a three day visit. On her arrival she met with the President of the Republic of Kenya Mr Mwai Kibaki at State House, Nairobi, the Prime Minister Mr Raila Odinga and the Members of Parliament led by the speaker of the National Assembly, Kennedy Marende, before giving … Read more German Chancellor Visits Kenya

Kenyan Economic Council Forecasts 3.5 – 4.5% Growth Rate

Kenyan economy is expected to grow at between 3.5 and 4.5 per cent in the 2011/2012 financial year, Kenya’s National Economic and Social Council (NESC) has noted. NESC which held its 25th full council meeting in Naivasha, Kenya, said the lower economic growth compared to the last financial year is a result of high oil … Read more Kenyan Economic Council Forecasts 3.5 – 4.5% Growth Rate

Côte d’Ivoire: African Leaders Fail to Persuade Laurent Gbagbo to Step Down

A delegation of four African leaders, including Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and Presidents Ernest Bai Koroma (Sierra Leone), Pedro Pires (Cape Verde) and Alpha Conde (Guinnea) have failed to persuade incumbent president of Côte d’Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo, to step down. Gbagbo has refused to relinquish power in the Ivory Coast, despite losing elections in … Read more Côte d’Ivoire: African Leaders Fail to Persuade Laurent Gbagbo to Step Down