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Biography for Uhuru Kenyatta

First Name: Uhuru
Last Name: Kenyatta
Country: Kenya
Date of Birth: 26/10/1961
Family: He is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president (1964–1978)
CV: Vice Chairman - Kenya African National UnionChairman, Thika District - Kenya African National UnionChairman - National Disaster Relief Fund (Kenya)-2001 Chairman - Kenya Tourism Board 2001-2002 Minister for Local Authorities - Government of Kenya2002- Ran unsuccessfully for PresidentJan 2005- Leader - Kenya African National Union
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Uhuru in resource cursed Equatorial Guinea for oil, Ebola talks

Oil, trade and Ebola are the major topics on the agenda of an official visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta to Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea.President Kenyatta and his delegation arrived in Malabo on Sunday evening for a two-day visit meant to ... [Published Business Daily Africa - 15 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 4 reports

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LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Africa Oilfield Logistics Ltd said Monday that Ardan Risk & Support Services, its primary investment, has entered into a 15-year lease over a land plot in Northern Kenya .Africa Oilfield said the land has been leased for warehousing, ... [Published 4 Traders - 16 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

(Special for CAFS) Interview: Chinese celebrities can help revive Kenya's tourism: analyst

Contributed by NAMPA / Bedah MengoNAIROBI, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's tourism sector is currently on its knees, with arrivals through two major airports dwindling to about 170,000 in the first half of this year due to insecurity challenges ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenya: State threatens to close mosques over terror links

The Government has warned that it will close mosques which are being used to radicalise youths to join terror groups like Al-Shabaab. ... [Published East African Standard - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Kenya, Al-Shabaab
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Uhuru leaves for Equatorial Guinea

By PSCUWhile in Malabo President Uhuru Kenya will hold talks with his host, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema (File)President Uhuru Kenyatta left the country Sunday for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for a two day official visit.While in Malabo Equatorial Guinea ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Uhuru snubs calls to intervene in farmers' woes

President Uhuru Kenyatta ignored a petition by Nyeri MPs to send Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei to solve the impasse between coffee farmers and the county government.While opening the Central Kenya Agricultural Society of Kenya show in Nyeri, ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya and China in Tourism Promotion Pact

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with People's Republic of China on promotion, security and transport in the tourism sector.Source: ... [Published AA Kenya - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Kenya, Tourism, China
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Embrace Technology-Driven Agriculture, President Advises Youth

[Capital FM]Nyeri -President Uhuru Kenyatta has advised the youth to embrace technology-driven agriculture instead of waiting for the elusive 'white collar' jobs that are diminishing by the day.Source: ... [Published AA Kenya - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports


The last time a President of Kenya with the surname Kenyatta had a State function interrupted by a hostile section of a crowd in Luo Nyanza the opposition leader had the surname Odinga.That day was Saturday, October 25, 1969.Forty-five years later, on ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

Kenya signs sea ports deal with Qatar

Kenya and Qatar have signed a maritime cooperation agreement to enable direct shipping between Mombasa and Doha ports, the Statehouse said Friday.The deal is part of several initiated when President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Qatar earlier this year. It was ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Two MPs condemn heckling

Two ODM MPs from Homa Bay county have condemned the heckling and stone throwing during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tour in Migori town on Monday.Ndhiwa MP Agostino Neto and his Kasipul counterpart Oyugi Magwanga have expressed their dissatisfaction ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Argentine FM in Kenya to bolster ties

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman who arrived in Kenya Friday for a visit underscored "the importance of joint efforts and shared interests that unite Latin America and Africa," ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 13 2014]


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Kenya: Kenya leader Uhuru Kenyatta's ICC trial ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 05 2014]
Source: British Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Kenya Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have asked for the case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to be adjourned indefinitely. Read the full story ...
Kenyatta: Terror in Africa a global issue [Published - Video - Aug 05 2014]
CNN's Richard Quest speaks to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta about the importance of fighting terror in Africa. ...
Kenya’s coastal killings pose insurgency ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 11 2014]
Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy.Gunmen have killed about 100 people since mid-June, exposing festering problems that ...
Kenya: ANALYSIS-Kenya's coastal killings pose i... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 12 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Kenya Source: Reuters - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:02 GMT *Raids on coast killed about 100 people since mid-June *Kenyatta faces challenge to reassure nervous nation *Sanguine investors may take fright if violence escalates ...
Kenya's Domestic, Regional and International Pr... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 07 2014]
Event Information August 7, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington, DC On August 7, 2014 the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) hosted Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for a discussion on Kenya’s security ...
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