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A Reflection on the Rights of LGBTI Persons in Kenya

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on Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Equality & Anti-Discrimination
The LGBTI individuals in Kenya continue to be some of the most marginalized and discriminated individuals because of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.scroll back to top
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Delivering the Women’s Agenda: Beyond the Written

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on Wednesday, 11 March 2015
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The National Action Plan sets out the roles of stakeholders in the Women’s Agenda. It was launched by Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Planning, Anne Waiguru, on 26 February 2015 at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi. All partners and leaders present committed to delivering the Women’s Agenda as set out in the Women’s Charter. The launch brought together grassroots peoples, organisations, scholars, national government, county government and international partners working together on the Women’s Agenda.

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Maintain focus on development friendly EPA deal

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on Monday, 18 August 2014
Economic, Social & Cultural Rights.

The East African region has of recent past experienced concerted diplomatic tactic
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Sugarcane Farmers Need COMESA Safeguards

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on Thursday, 27 February 2014
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The recent effort by the Kenyan government to push for an extension of the sugar waiver by common market for eastern and southern Africa (COMESA) is a huge boost to the already vulnerable sugar industry. Some of the conditions that Kenya was advised to meet included lowering the cost of production, privatization of State-owned millers and changing of the cane-selling formula. This is the fourth time Kenya is seeking an extension of the limits on duty free quotas since 2004 despite wavering on changes like privatization which would have made millers stand up better to competition. For Kenyan competitors such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Egypt and Mauritius, they have developed elaborate diversification programs, lowered production costs and have a very high level of efficiency.The recent effort by the Kenyan government to push for an extension of the sugar waiver by common market for eastern and southern Africa (COMESA) is a huge boost to the already vulnerable sugar industry. Some of the conditions that Kenya was advised to meet included lowering the cost of production, privatization of State-owned millers and changing of the cane-selling formula. This is the fourth time Kenya is seeking an extension of the limits on duty free quotas since 2004 despite wavering on changes like privatization which would have made millers stand up better to competition. For Kenyan competitors such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Egypt and Mauritius, they have developed elaborate diversification programs, lowered production costs and have a very high level of efficiency.The recent effort by the Kenyan government to push for an extension of the sugar waiver by common market for eastern and southern Africa (COMESA) is a huge boost to the already vulnerable sugar industry. Some of the conditions that Kenya was advised to meet included lowering the cost of production, privatization of State-owned millers and changing of the cane-selling formula. This is the fourth time Kenya is seeking an extension of the limits on duty free quotas since 2004 despite wavering on changes like privatization which would have made millers stand up better to competition. For Kenyan competitors such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Egypt and Mauritius, they have developed elaborate diversification programs, lowered production costs and have a very high level of efficiency.The recent effort by the Kenyan government to push for an extension of the sugar waiver by common market for eastern and southern Africa (COMESA) is a huge boost to the already vulnerable sugar industry. Some of the conditions that Kenya was advised to meet included lowering the cost of production, privatization of State-owned millers and changing of the cane-selling formula. This is the fourth time Kenya is seeking an extension of the limits on duty free quotas since 2004 despite wavering on changes like privatization which would have made millers stand up better to competition. For Kenyan competitors such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Egypt and Mauritius, they have developed elaborate diversification programs, lowered production costs and have a very high level of efficiency.

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Provincial Administration stifles ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs)

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on Friday, 16 March 2012
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The President’s refusal to assent the County Governments Bill, 2011 is a blessing that places Provincial Administration (PA) in the limelight for a critical look at its structure, purpose and what role it has played in Kenya’s development.

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