COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
Current President: Uhuru Kenyatta
Population: 47,615,739 (2017)
Land Size: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: FGM Season Underway as Residents Devise New Methods of Beating Ban - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Nation] Practitioners of female genital mutilation have devised new ways of overcoming a government crackdown on the cultural rite of passage.
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: UN Moves LGBT+ Refugees to Safe Houses After Kenya Camp Attacks - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -LGBT+ refugees in Kenya's remote Kakuma camp are being moved to safe houses in Nairobi after they were attacked when protesting for greater protection, the United Nations said on Thursday.
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: Kenya Leads the Pack in Turning the Tide Against Climate Change - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[East African] As disillusioned Kenyan sugarcane farmers seek other lucrative activities, the Climate Finance Unit in the National Treasury says it is looking for funds to make the crop climate resilient crop.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Musa Otieno Reveals 'Peanuts' Harambee Stars Players Got Paid for 2004 Afcon Feat - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Nairobi News] Former Harambee Stars captain Musa Otieno has revealed how the government and former football bosses paid him and his colleagues a paltry Sh3,000 to compete at the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: Universal Health Coverage - What You Need to Know - AllAfrica News: Kenya
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) pilot project in Kisumu County on Thursday amid much fanfare.