Kenya

'Dangerous funding gap' may lead to more cuts in food rations for refugees in Kenya – UN

Forced to make a new round of cuts in food rations for refugees in Kenya, the World Food Programme (WFP) has appealed urgently for nearly $14 million to feed the 434,000 refugees living in Kenya's Dadaab and Kakuma camps and in the new Kalobeyei settlement.

UN and Africa: focus on African Union, post offices and digital classroom in a box

AU-led peace operations need “predictable and sustainable” financing

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“Digital classroom in a box” could boost rural education in Africa

What’s been described as a “digital classroom in a box” could provide a much-needed boost to rural education across Africa.

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Welcoming Kenya’s decision on Dadaab camp, UN urges flexibility on time frames for Somali refugees

The Office of the United Nations High Commissions on Refugees (UNHCR) welcomed a statement today from the Government of Kenya in which it reiterated its continued search for solutions for refugees at the Dadaab camp, where it has been hosting and protecting refugees from Somalia for many years.

Kenyan designer has high hopes for Africa’s fashion industry

When it comes to fashion, interior design and art, Africa is “the place to be.”

That belief has been expressed by Kenyan designer Akinyi Odongo who is calling for greater assistance for creative people on the continent, particularly women.

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UN Gender Focus: indigenous women, domestic workers and fashion industry

Film gives voice to indigenous Mohawk women in New York City

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UN and Africa: focus on Refugee Olympians, Mali and African youth

South Sudan Olympians say “being a refugee is only a status”

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Youth hold the “future of Africa” in their hands

Young people are the ones who hold the “future of Africa” in their hands.

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In wake of renowned lawyer’s murder, UN experts urge Kenya to put an end to police impunity

Voicing deep concern over the continuing pattern of extrajudicial executions in Kenya, United Nations human rights experts have called on the Government to halt police violence and ensure accountability for the perpetrators.

UN and Africa: focus on Lake Chad region, Africa development and illegal fishing

Boko Haram crisis has “devastated” Lake Chad region’s economy

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