Sanitation Conference 2019

official opening of the Kenya Sanitation Conference 2019

The Government is investing over Sh80 billion in the next three years for rehabilitation and expansion of sewerage infrastructure in the country, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.  He said the investment upon completion in 2022, will increase the national access to sewerage services to about 40 percent. At the same time, the President directed the Ministry […]

Doing Business in Kenya 2020 Report

Doing Business in Kenya 2020 Report

Deputy President William Ruto said, Kenya has to do more to make it a preferred gateway to Africa for investors. He said, the country must adopt a radical and progressive stance in reforming the business and regulatory environment.   “Intensified collaboration between the Government, development partners and the private sector would firmly drive Kenya into […]

Kenya – Somalia maritime border dispute

Deputy President William Ruto with British High Commissioner to Kenya Jane Marriott

Britain would like to see Kenya and Somalia resolve the maritime border dispute amicably, British High Commissioner to Kenya Jane Marriott has said. Speaking in Karen, Nairobi, when she met Deputy President William Ruto, H.E. Marriott said “dialogue remains key to solving the maritime dispute between the two nations”. She said it was remarkable that […]

Food Safety and Quality Standards

DP Addressing stakeholders during the official opening of the 23rd Session of the FAO WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa

Deputy President William Ruto has said the Government is committed to the development of the country’s food safety and quality standards to safeguard the health of consumers. He said the Government is adopting scientific and innovative food safety management systems to not only protect consumers but also ensure fair trade practices in the production of […]

Constitutional Review

Deputy President William Ruto has said the Constitutional review should be a win-win for Kenyans and not a tool to divide the country. He asked Kenyans to ignore leaders who want to take advantage of calls for a referendum to amend the Constitution as a route to create division, hatred and confusion in the country.  […]

Deputy President William Ruto on Research

During the 3rd Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Regional Development2

Deputy President William Ruto has said the Government would intensify its support for research through increased funding. He noted that the move would boost quality of information, thereby informing proper planning. Speaking on Tuesday in Kasarani, Nairobi County, during the Third RCMRD International Conference, Dr Ruto said the lack of right information and the use […]

Young Scientists Kenya Awards

Young Scientists Kenya Awards 2019

Deputy President William Ruto has said the Government has repositioned technology as a driver of the country’s economic growth. The Deputy President said technology is a prime enabler of sustainable competitiveness, with the power to elevate the country to middle-income level. Speaking during the Young Scientists Kenya Awards, ceremony, held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre […]

The Third Kenya Trade Week

the Third Kenya Trade Week DP Ruto and Raila Odinga

Addressing the Third Kenya Trade Week at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Dr Ruto noted that Kenya must “act early and decisively to claim a strong position” in the African Free Trade Area, a bloc of 1.3 billion people and $ 3.4 trillion. “To achieve this, it is important to develop a national […]

Secretary Conflict Management and Peace Building

Beverly Moss

Beverly Moss Koech is the Secretary, Conflict Management and Peace Building in the Office of the Deputy President. Ms Koech coordinates peace building activities and processes in Kenya; provides leadership in the designing of policies, program interventions, conflict management and represents the ODP in local and international engagements and forums on conflict management and peace issues.  She […]

Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council Affairs

Patric Omutia

Patrick Omutia, PhD, is the Special Secretary, Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC) Affairs in the Office of the Deputy President. Prior to his appointment, Prof Omutia served in various capacities in corporate, public and private sectors, including as Principal Secretary in the State Department of Mining and that of Sports, Culture and Arts. He […]