Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing – often described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled “Fanta Blackcurrant”, published in Wasafiri (2017). The Chair of the Caine Prize judging panel, award winning Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, Dinaw Mengestu, announced Makena as the winner of the £10,000 prize […]
Douglas is the founder of Oasis Mathare, a community-based group working to empower young people from Mathare in Nairobi-Kenya. He was chosen as a Queen’s Young Leader in recognition of the work he is doing to reduce illiteracy and poverty in his community and beyond.
We wish to inform all Diaspora Officials that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya will ONLY engage with properly registered and recognised Diaspora Associations. In this regard, we are advising all Diaspora Association in the UK to register with both local and legal authorities and the Kenya High […]
The 2017-2018 World Rugby Sevens Series known as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series will be held at the Twickenham Stadium in London on 02nd to 03rd June, 2018. The Kenya Rugby Sevens team, which is currently ranked Sixth(6) will be participating. The High Commission of Kenya is, therefore, requesting Kenyans and friends of Kenya to […]
On Tuesday January 30th 2018 Mrs Nicola Brentnall MVO, Director at the Queens Trust and Mr. Jamie Webb, Strategic Philanthropy Consultant and Charity Advisor paid a courtesy call on the High Commissioner H.E. Lazarus Amayo. They were accompanied by Mrs Senda Kavindele, Head of East Africa, Africa Business Practice; Chair, African & Caribbean Network at […]
Fellow Kenyans as I mentioned a few weeks ago we are still in the process of finalizing cabinet and restructuring of government. Today I have a few names that I would like to read. But before I do so, let me say that for the efficient operation of government and indeed taking into account the […]