Kenya: Nearly 1700 Shona Get Nationality

Kenya: Nearly 1700 Shona Get Nationality

NAIROBI, 28 July 2021 – Some 1,670 members of the Shona community who moved from Zimbabwe to Kenya prior to 1963 have been granted Kenyan nationality.. The move provides a country the Shona can call their own after generations of previous Shona have to self-identify...
Kenya: COVID-19 Relief Reached a Small Fraction

Kenya: COVID-19 Relief Reached a Small Fraction

  NAIROBI, 21 July 2021 – An initiative by the Kenyan government to assist the country’s most vulnerable families with cash as part of COVID-19 relief reached only a few. “Only a small fraction” of the vulnerable families in the capital, Nairobi, benefited...
Kenya: Two Somali Girls Go Missing

Kenya: Two Somali Girls Go Missing

NAIROBI, 20 June 2021 – Two Kenyan parliamentarians have expressed concern after seven girls from the Somali community went missing last Tuesday. Fear has gripped the Somali community after a photo of one girl, injured in an attack, was shared on social media. A...
Kenya: New COVID-19 Restrictions Imposed

Kenya: New COVID-19 Restrictions Imposed

NAIROBI, 18 June 2021 – Kenyan authorities have declared the western part of the country a COVID-19 hotspot, imposing new and stricter restrictions. All but essential travel between, into, and out of 13 counties in western Kenya will be “strongly...
Somalia: Relations with Kenya Normalized

Somalia: Relations with Kenya Normalized

MOGADISHU, 17 June 2021 – Somali authorities say they have normalized diplomatic relations with neighboring Kenya after the latter lifted a ban on flights to and from Mogadishu. On  Wednesday, Somalia’s foreign minister called on Kenya to reopen its diplomatic...
Kenya: Elephant Naming Festival

Kenya: Elephant Naming Festival

NAIROBI, 16 June 2021 – Kenya’s tourism ministry has launched an elephant-naming festival in furtherance of its initiative to promote wildlife conservation. Under the initiative, individuals who contribute at least a minimum amount in support of conservation...
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