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The latest person who has talked about Kenya is Uhuru Kenyatta: “We've had to contend with the ICC pursuing weak, politicised cases. This has become a huge distraction from our duty serve our people and this continent fully. That is not what Kenya signed up for when we joined the ICC.”. You’ll find on this page all the other quotes of Uhuru Kenyatta and all the other people that have spoken about Kenya. You can select these people and their quotes by date, by name, and you can easily have access to the articles from which they originated.

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Joseph Ekimomor

I don't know what climate change is, but I know from all the changes – the constant droughts, the seasons are gone – these are changes happening in our land. Our life is becoming hard, and we can't do anything.

Richard Munang

Africa is projected as the continent that will experience climate deviations earlier and more severely than any other region.

Phaedra Parks

These women are over here like hyenas, mocking the sacrament of marriage. I want no part of this. Do they not respect the institution of marriage and what it stands for? Who makes light of that? They celebrate destruction. And I've made it very clea[...]

Phaedra Parks

It's the truth, I'm being very real. You in particular did send my husband texts. I asked you to stop talking to him, and you continued to talk to him. So you were disrespectful of my marriage. And you cannot deny that … I'm never going to forget.

Phaedra Parks

I'm appalled that they would think the breakup of a family is a cause for celebration. And with the host being the trifling woman who was texting my husband? Disgusting and disgraceful.

Nick Mwendwa

This is the promotion/demotion criteria. Two last teams in Kenyan Premier League will be automatically relegated. The 16th placed team will, however, play a play-off with the third-best team of NSL to get who plays in KPL.

Nick Mwendwa

Muhoroni Youth and Sofapaka are back in the league and the federation is not against that ruling by the Sports tribunal. However, everyone must know that Caf Licensing is a process that will be happening every year before the start of the season and[...]

Joseph Shuel

Droughts are cyclical and they will happen again. We shouldn't have these fights every time. We just need an accommodation where everyone feels they are benefiting. The conservancy operators should spread their wealth more widely and allow access to[...]

Elijah Kamunya

What we have is an unfortunate combination of events, with a serious drought coming just before an election, and that has fed into the crisis.

Joseph Shuel

This crisis is partly driven by the effects of the drought. But historical grievances also play a role with politicians inciting herders and misleading them that they can take land by force outside the bounds of the law. We need to pay attention to [...]

Afua Hirsch

The foreign secretary carries the baggage of his derogatory comments about black people. The continent deserves better – and so do we. Boris Johnson, our foreign secretary, is in Africa. On Wednesday he landed in Somalia to unveil a much-needed aid[...]

Cleopa Mailu

It is regrettable that it took so long. Kenyans have suffered ... we cannot fathom the extent of pain which Kenyans felt in the 100 days.

Ouma Oluga

It's a win-win for everybody.

Danielle A. Gray

Bohemian-chic design is an eclectic blend of casual, comfortable living with an edge. It's for people who aren't afraid to think outside the box.

Martin Evans

We are very sad and despondent tonight. We have lost a good man and a great friend.

Jacob Endung

It is true the Sosian ranch director was shot dead while going to inspect damage at his ranch. He was riding on his horse when he was felled by bullets. Even the horse was also shot at and is lying there. These people are dangerous, they don't spare[...]

Edward Oduor

I wish to appeal to soccer lovers in the entire coast province to show patriotism and turn up in large numbers to cheer up the team. Bandari is the pride of Coast and the boys need your morale support.

Stephen O'Brien

Crops are failing, food prices are rising and families are going hungry. The specter of hunger and disease is haunting East Africa again. We need to put a stop to this.

Andy Eaton

One of the problems that we face – mainly on site – is site access. These sites are very remote, and the powerhouse is usually located down by the river. Recently we've carried out some upgrading work… of some equipment on a tea estate in Kenya, whe[...]

Ashley King-Bischof

In Kenya .... [many] farms are small farms in very rural areas without a lot of infrastructure – access to power, running water, roads. It's a fragmented system geographically.

Susan Murabana

What we mainly target are schools and all the schools in all honesty, so we want to reach as many kids as possible and the whole idea is to get them to appreciate science not necessarily to get them into astronomy, but get them to appreciate science[...]

Evan Katz
Manny Coto

We regretfully included news footage of an attack in Nairobi. It will be removed from all future broadcasts and versions of the show.

Steve Njumbi

Nairobi National Park is 117 square kilometres, it has about 23 to 25 lions within that and they want to collar six of them during this phase. Five lions already have collars, with six, that will be about 11, this will give them adequate information[...]

Steve Njumbi

Lions were going out of the park. The resulting action was to shoot the lion in order to protect human life. If we continue at that rate, then we will clear all the lions and therefore we are collaring them here today so that we can have pre-emptive[...]

Hellen Wasilwa

This court declines to review its order sentencing the applicants to one month jail terms ... you can now start serving your sentences, those are the orders of the court.

Hellen Wasilwa

This court decides to resume its order sentencing the applicants to a one month jail term. The applicants have not demonstrated to court any new and compelling issue, or pointed out any mistake or error apparent on the record, or any sufficient caus[...]

John Githongo

This is the most corrupt government we have in history. Here we have entire government projects that are designed from the onset to steal. We no longer have corruption in Kenya, we have theft and plunder.

Michelle Kagari - Amnesty International

The way the Kenya government went about dealing with their concerns with regards to security contravened the standards that are supposed to be followed where they are concerned that someone may no longer qualify for refugee status.

John Mativo

The government decision specifically targetting Somali refugees is an act of group persecution, illegal, discriminatory and therefore unconstitutional. Hence the said decision is null and void.

Laetitia Bader - Human Rights Watch

The High Court sent a strong message that at least one of Kenya's branches of government is still willing to uphold refugee rights. After months of anxiety because of the camp closure deadline hanging over their heads, increasingly restricted asylum[...]

Erick Kiraithe

Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked.

Babar Baloch

Refugee returns to country of origin should be voluntarily, in safety and dignity and when conditions are conducive.

Jibran Qureishi

Since the legislation to cap interest rates came into effect ...we can now see signs of distress within the private sector as ...(survey respondents) lament about cash shortages. A further slowdown in private sector credit growth and poor weather co[...]

Joseph Mucheru

It is called the gig economy. Companies are actually putting work online because it is cheaper, it is efficient and it is better for them.

Derrick Muturi

Your capital is actually what you know, your experience and how good you are.

Sam Gichuru

When you give young people Internet connectivity and you give them gadgets, they get creative and they start finding things.

Patrick Njoroge

We are fully committed to flexible exchange rate regime. We know the benefits of that and we are not deviating from that.

Richard Lesiyampe

Because of the depressed rainfall, definitely we are going to have a challenge on all our crops including the cash crops. The short rains failed us.

Edward Mudibo

There has been a little bit of enhanced demand in key consuming countries, Egypt, Pakistan and even the UK.

Daniel Mbithi

We have seen an upsurge.

Simon Mutui

Children born out of wedlock stay with their maternal extended families but have no claim to land, as their mothers lack inheritance rights, they have no claim to compensation.

Evans Yegon

I decided to paint him because it's an interesting topic and an interesting character. So the paintings show more about his facial expressions that he usually makes while he is talking and I painted him because he is hated and he is loved. There are[...]

Carlo Van Wageningen

As of last Friday, we had 299 turbines standing and ready. Of those, we have by tomorrow (Thursday), 120 turbines fully connected to the substation and therefore ready to deliver 110 MW of power. We expect all the turbines to be erected, 365 (of the[...]

Carlo Van Wageningen

We expect all the turbines to be erected, 365 (of them) by mid-March, and by mid-May latest, all of them will be fully connected to the substation, in readiness for power delivery.

Carlo Van Wageningen

So hopefully in the middle of this year we should start delivering the cheap power, 310 MW.

Christine Kalikanda

We mobilise communities to voice issues collectively.

George Kariithi

We have left that for the government to handle.

Helen Osiolo

The potential for biogas generated electricity in Kenya is significant. There are concerns that the tariff is too low to attract substantive investor interest.

Mike Nolan

The Gorge Farm plant is physical proof that locally produced feedstock can be used to generate clean and cost-effective power for all Kenyans.

Mike Nolan

Our site is located very close to the grid interconnection point and so engineering challenges were minimised.

Meryl Streep

Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, Italy. And Natalie Portman was born in Jerusalem. Where are their birth certificates? And (Indian-origin) Dev Patel was born in Kenya, raised in London, and is here playing an Indian raised in Tasmania. Hollywood is cr[...]

Gertrude Nalianya

We have decided to discourage people from importing textiles. We have discovered that we are capable of producing the blankets ourselves so that we can sell them locally and internationally because we have a permit from the national and county gover[...]

Nick Johnson

Hopefully, by doing what we are doing, more developers, ourselves included, will be able to provide much-needed housing for a bigger proportion of the population.

Ravi Kohli

They have been haranguing us to buy. There is such a huge demand for housing.

Sam Muturi

We are looking at projects of probably even 10,000 units.

Veronica Mbogo

There's fresh air. It's nice and quiet.

Frank Ireri

The minute you go to the market, it becomes commercial and affordability is out of the window.

Britt Gwinner

It's a property market that's oriented towards wealthy people. That's where the money is.

Samuel Suttner

They are also investing for the social good.

Nick Johnson

The bulk of the population was desperate, had nothing to lose. That was a root cause as to why this violence took place.

Ravi Kohli

It'll be a horrible place to live if we don't find a solution. We have to pay our contractors. If we can't release those funds, we'll basically go bankrupt. If things go well ... an active mortgage market will trigger the housing ownership revolutio[...]

Sam Muturi

It's a huge market that has not even been scratched.

Nick Johnson

We are trying to catalyze a market further down the income ladder.

Maambo Hamaundu

The kwacha is likely to continue trading flat going into 2017, it seems to have found its place.

Piers Simpkin

We really are concerned that the situation is going to deteriorate rapidly early into next year. There is serious drought looming in early 2017.

Joseph Matere

The months of April and May will present a big challenge.

Piers Simpkin

Generally, responses to drought or crisis are too little and too late. In the past, money for water trucking is released after the rains have fallen.

Eveline Koskey

We have chosen four different locations to reach the thousands of people that live around those places. With enough fodder, the people of Pokot will not have to move in search for pasture and therefore this will put an end to resource conflicts.

Eveline Koskey

We hope that by the time we are done, the conflicts over resources will be a thing of the past as fodder and water will be readily available.

Alfred Tulel

In places where we have solar-powered pumps, we have received favourable feedback. We hope to add more in the next financial year.

Andrew Taimoi

When there is no rain and the place is very dry like it is now, we have to walk longer distances to find pasture for the livestock.

Andrew Taimoi

When the sun shines, water flows, and when it is cloudy, it stops, so we wait.

David Rudisha

We have already seen a lot of responses. Every year, big numbers of lions were being killed but because of this event the numbers have dropped and that is a great achievement. We are looking forward to continuing until there is zero killing of wildl[...]

Irungu Nyakera

The information that we have is that 13 vehicles were involved and so far we have retrieved 33 bodies.

Moha Maris

More bodies are still trapped inside the burned vehicles.

Peter Kimani

The lorry was in high speed and lost control after hitting speed bumps and ended up ramming into oncoming cars.

Pius Masai

This is a serious chemical incident. Police and other rescuers are still on the scene ... clearing debris.

George King

I have no idea why I am being held, nor has anyone proffered any kind of explanation. As far as I am aware, I haven't been charged.

Maria Burnett - Human Rights Watch

We have serious concerns that officials seek to silence independent voices who are critical of the government. We have documented cases of intimidation, arrest, questioning and harassing criminal charges brought against Kenyan journalists and blogge[...]

George King

I have not been able to speak to him since they took away his phones. I understand they will deport him.

George King

The immigration officer noticed something on her computer and led me to a side room. They said there was a security block on my passport, which had been put there by Kenyan security services.

Anthony Ngondi

Organic farming has given local communities a reliable source of income by ensuring their crops can withstand drought.

Stephen Karanja

I used to lose 70 percent of my produce in times of drought, compared to only 20 percent now, thanks to the mulch that keeps the soil moist.

Charles Mwangi

This has allowed me to not only feed my family but also send my three children to university.

Francis Mureithi

The mulch insulates the soil, keeps weeds at bay, and protects the plants against extreme temperatures.

Mary Wanja

It also more healthy as consumers now eat produce that is chemical-free.

Mohamed Mbwana

Before independence, only a small portion of land was allotted and assigned title deeds.

Sylvester Jefua

Perhaps this county planning will ensure the government finally recognizes us and allocates us titles.

Annie Duflo

Sometimes the poor, and poor women in particular, just need access to the right set of simple tools to help themselves, but we haven't always known what that the right set was. Hopefully these results will inform and encourage the targeted scaling o[...]

Violet Karimi

The streets are well lit with solar energy and so I am not afraid of traveling at night because there is security.

Tavneet Suri

What we saw over six years was impressive. When M-Pesa came to an area, women shifted their occupations and their savings went up.

Martin Wambora

For us, investing in the solar project is a double win. Solar energy is cheaper to maintain in the long term and puts us in solidarity with the world's push for a global green economy.

Joe Njiru

Every day there were blackouts in the evening because that is when people with illegal connections would interfere with electricity as they tried to switch on. Customers could not stay long because they feared to be mugged on their way home.

Lois Gicheru

This is where development partners should come in and support solar micro grids with finances so that they can be able to expand their generation and storage capacity.

Bahram Ghassemi

The two Iranians are lawyers who had gone to Kenya to provide their jailed Iranian clients in Kenya with legal counseling. Police arrested them as they returned from a meeting with their clients in prison.

Atanas Maina

China Exim Bank has expressed an intention to finance this.

Cohen Amanya

My clients pleaded not guilty and have been detained by the ATPU (Kenya's Anti Terrorism Police Unit) for further interrogation.

Njambi Njuguna

Young women across Kenya lack knowledge about HIV, but many have mobile phones and love texting.

Patrick Njoroge

Our expectation is sometime in Q1 of next year, we will bring this to fruition.

Rose Musyoka

We have advised (all government institutions) that they should get titles for their land and they must also fence it physically. It is the responsibility of every Kenyan to jealously guard public land because the consequences of not doing that are d[...]

Charles Ahenda-Bengo

With the solar irrigation pump my work is easier since I don't have to monitor it every time. I just place the kit in the farm and leave it to continue pumping water.

Geoffrey Mwau

We have moderated our growth (forecast) in 2017 to slightly over 6 percent. Before we were very optimistic it would get to 6.5 percent. We don't see credit growth affecting growth especially for 2016.

Geoffrey Mwau

We don't see credit growth affecting growth especially for 2016.

Geoffrey Mwau

Public investment is not really related to credit.

James Nyiha

My client should not have been charged in the first place. The state did not have an iota of evidence against my client.

Bernard Ochoi

The case is withdrawn.

Kipchoge Keino

It's all lies. Athletes sign for endorsement and bonuses with Nike. All we get are kit and training funding. We don't handle athletes' money.

Nathan Njagi

Only six percent of women own land in Tharaka - the majority are the elite ... ironic a few years after Kenya ushered in a new era in land management in 2010.

Tabitha Karimi

As a couple, I now understand where we have been going wrong as we have not only been using the wrong techniques but have not farmed with the right crops adapted to the region.

Nathan Njagi

Customary laws, the patriarchal nature of Kenyan society - where the man is held as the head of the household and women's rights to land are seen as secondary - as well as some communities dictating that women should not own land or other immovable [...]

David Mugambi

In African culture, a woman has no say when it comes to property. Her views aren't valid and cannot therefore influence a man's decision in any way. Even at the household level, a woman cannot own a cow, a goat or a sheep ... she has no collateral w[...]

Keith Hill

If we could get to a billion barrels of 2C and say 300-350 million of 1C those would give us a pipeline tariff and lending base which would work very well for us.

Manu Chandaria

Slow cannot be so slow that it cannot bring results. Just get the spaces, get the equipment and I'll get you 100,000 people, young Kenyans very ready to work on IT, to put all your land registries in order.

Jacob Kaimenyi

Their experience of reporting on corruption is very isolating. Many of them are very scared.

Evans Kidero

(The developers) rush to court and we get court orders and there is very little you can do in the face of a court order. The role of courts in maintaining and sustaining impunity needs to be addressed.

Muhammed Swazuri

Any public land that is found to have been given to anybody is going to be revoked.

Haile Gebrselassie

This guy is really, really strong and for 4-5 years no one showed up from both sides, meaning from Kenya and Ethiopia. But we will see.

Yash Shah

I would recommend they plant more purple tea, there are so many customers who would like to try new things.

Henry Njeru

We thought that to level out the earnings, diversification would be a good strategy.

Samuel Ogola

We are aggressively promoting speciality teas manufacture and increasing consumer awareness on innovative tea products. We have reduced the acreage required to license a tea factory from 250 hectares to 20 hectares for speciality tea products.

Thomas Mwanzia

I rely on firewood to make charcoal. Getting firewood in Kenya is becoming very difficult because the government protects natural resources like forests and rangelands.

George Marona

This prevents people from using fire to scare away bees and harvest honey, as they normally do for traditional beehives, with flames that can lead to dangerous bush fires.

Veronica Lemungat

A motorbike can carry five times what I can carry on my back and reach the market faster. The higher number of sellers is bringing firewood prices down in Tanzania.

Veronica Lemungat

I collect the firewood from the bush in the evening and go to the market in the morning because it is not too hot.

Veronica Lemungat

Drought dries up rangeland vegetation, making firewood readily available in the bush.

Farrukh Raza

This will be the first precursor to overall industry development by giving legal recognition to Islamic finance transactions.

Farrukh Raza

Over the past decade sharia compliance has been a challenge for them. Differences in opinions have led to some issues and these have affected take-up.

Gerry Simpson - Human Rights Watch

In colluding with South Sudan and deporting James Gatdet Dak, Kenya has exposed him to a serious risk of persecution ... Kenya is steadily shredding any pretence of respect for its fundamental refugee protection obligations.

Erick Kiraithe

(Dak) became an inadmissible person, so we cancelled his visa and he was taken to his country of origin.

Gerry Simpson - Human Rights Watch

They tried to forcefully take (Gatdet) to the plane, and he struggled and refused to go, and the pilot refused to take him. I am very much concerned. In the first place, I don't see a reason why he should be deported. He should have been taken to a [...]

Cecile Pouilly - United Nations

The key element is that this person needs to have his rights protected and his well-being ensured by the government.

Steve Jumbe

The purpose for collaring the elephants is that will provide information on its movements across this landscape. Those movements will define critical corridors and dispersal areas that the elephants use ... so that we can secure [these areas.].

Meloy Horn - Naspers

We are aware of the investigation and are cooperating with the CAK. We do not believe there are any transgressions on our part.

Patrick Barasa - Square

We needed to address the myth and convince the people that life insurance is not only about death, so we designed special micro saving schemes and linked them to our life products.

Elijah Wachira

In our African culture, a problem is communal. (But) this culture is dying.

Ezra Rahedi

We have been here two weeks trying to raise money.

Simon Arunga

When you are assured of something, immediately it eases your mind.

Patrick Barasa - Square

You hear of people suffering all the time. The breadwinner disappears, the children suffer. Friends come for a short time, but there's no follow-up.

Courtney Blodgett

The consumers tend to be more familiar and therefore comfortable with mobile money or pay-as-you-go systems, since many solar products are sold or leased using the system across Africa.

Nancy Kaisa

I now serve more customers a day than before because (the pump) dispenses fuel faster than it used to before, when it was hand-operated.

William Brent

Part of moving mini-grids into the mainstream is shifting our thinking from grids to utilities. What we're seeing from Vulcan and Steama.co is not just infrastructure, it's the emergence of a new energy services delivery model for remote communities.

Courtney Blodgett

Privately operated renewable energy mini-grids, on the other hand, can be installed and be operational in a matter of weeks.

Michael Joseph

Our first priority is to restructure the financing and once we have done that we can start thinking about a strategic investor but it is too early to talk about that at the moment.

Guy Lawrence - Solarcentury

Despite the high cost of installation, the use of solar systems with battery storage is not only environmentally friendly but also economical in the long run.

Guy Lawrence - Solarcentury

The level of interest and the number of contracts we are signing are growing exponentially.

Guy Lawrence - Solarcentury

The idea of installing the solar panels on the rooftop is for practicality, whereby cars are protected from rain and sun and other environmental elements while supplying power.

Joseah Bii

Most parents would prefer to hold on to their land than release it to these young men. This is because the next day they sell it to buy a motorbike, so many parents fear that.

Wesley Kirui

After I finished primary school in 2004, my parents were unable to raise fees for my secondary education so I stayed at home to help them on the farm.

Ibrahim Mwathane

The government should update the land register and make the land acquisition process more friendly and affordable for many.

Francis Terer

People should be informed about land title acquisition, transfer processes and there should be more barazas (village meetings) to educate them on the importance of involving the youth and allowing them to have access to land.

Wesley Kirui

My father couldn't accept me a space to farm. He always tells me I am grown up enough to go and look for my own income, so I got employed by my neighbour as a tea broker and I left our farm.

Tarek Kabil

We have already opened a logistics center in Kenya ... last month. We have a direct shipping line now from Egypt to Kenya and we're expanding on that ... Kenya is a no-brainer because it has access to five immediate countries next to it.

John Steed

It is great to be here today and to bring them home and to hand them over to their embassies and their families. We have achieved what we have achieved by getting tribal elders, religious leaders, the community and regional government all involved t[...]

John Gachora

We must go digital and deliver products more cheaply.

Francis Mwangi

That is not a two-, three-year process but a longer process.

Paul Gichinga

We have taken the decision to defer the strike action to accommodate the ongoing negotiations.

Daniel Kuyoh

They are laying out plans to replace the senior management, that includes the CEO, this is based on reports that I am reading.

Irungu Nyakera

The priority now is to get the strike notice withdrawn.

Mariamu el Maawy

We will start with reshuffling and we will go on to purge. If we have shuffled the problem elsewhere then we know the problem is not environmental. We will able to start zeroing in on where the challenges are.

Adnan Z. Amin - International Renewable Energy Agency

About 60 million people may be using off-grid renewable electricity of some kind in Africa. That is about 10 per cent of those living off-grid.

Adnan Z. Amin - International Renewable Energy Agency

Here in Kenya, we find ourselves at one of the global epicenters of growth, where solar products combined with pay-as-you-go models and mobile payment technologies are breaking new ground in bottom-up electricity sector development.

James Mbugua

I could not go on like that and had to seek an alternative way of lighting my house and I discovered that with only $150 I could use solar to light my house and power the television plus radio.

Joseph Njoroge

We have a third of Kenya's population living in the northern part of the country, which is also two-thirds of the total area of the country, and it is here that we shall hugely deploy solar mini-grids to attain universal access to power – possibly e[...]

John Cheboi

It is not that we are inhuman. We will give them some allowance to enable them to move, to obtain residence elsewhere. We are not forcing them out.

Naomi Barasa - Amnesty International

It does not have the capacity to safeguard the victims of forced evictions.

John Cheboi

The government gives us the chance to compensate people who have title deeds because those are the real owners. But if you are just a squatter, then you are just given an allowance.

Martin Mbogo

The JV (joint venture) isn't about to walk away from Kenya.

Ali Roba

If not for the quick response by our security forces, we would be talking of many more casualties now. From the nature and style of the attack, it will obviously be al Shabaab.

Ignatius Chicha

My sense is that we are almost at the bottom. We can't go any lower, even on the 91-day, relative to inflation. (Otherwise) they start becoming real negative interest rates.

Alexander Muiruri

The new law ... brought demand for Treasury bills and bonds as most banks waited for clarity on its implementation.

Titus Simiyu

It's unfortunate that some of these sand dealers are engaged in illegal sand harvesting despite the many awareness campaigns we have conducted in the area.

Titus Simiyu

We have issued restoration orders in several illegal sand sites and summoned some of the culprits to our offices.

Donald J. Trump

He was perhaps born in Kenya. Very simple, OK? Who knows about Obama?

Robert Matiru

No child should die of TB, yet for too long, we have not had the medicines to mount a sustainable response against childhood TB.

Donald J. Trump

So look there are three things that could happen. And one of them did happen. He was perhaps born in Kenya. Very simple, okay. He was perhaps born in this country but said that he was born in Kenya. Because if you said you were born in Kenya, you go[...]

Donald J. Trump

If you were born in Kenya, you got into colleges, and you got aid.

Uhuru Kenyatta

To achieve that, we must invest more. We must commit ourselves more.

Uhuru Kenyatta

We all must come together and contribute to create enough impetus against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria and other health concerns that continue to devastate our people.

Uhuru Kenyatta

We are at a point where we can defeat these diseases and end them as public health threats.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Volkswagen South Africa will now again establish an assembly plant to produce motor vehicles at the Kenya Motor Vehicle Manufacturers limited in Thika.

Thomas Schaefer

We believe that Kenya has got the potential to develop a very big fully-fledged automotive industry. The East African Community has got the potential, and today is the first step in this direction that we want to take with our passenger cars.

Lerionka Tiampati

The improved earnings was a result of improved tea prices, increased tea volumes associated with good weather, and favorable exchange rates.

Emilio Mugo - Forest Service

Where this community model is practiced we have seen cases of illegal logging reduce up to 50 percent.

Emilio Mugo - Forest Service

We are targeting communities that are well organized and have a common purpose of conserving forests.

Shadrack Omondi

This is very important. People would see that land as empty. Through corrupt means, they start subdivision and all manner of things and before you realise, the communities have lost their land.

Shadrack Omondi

This is very important.

Andrew Mude

I am confident that with insurance and the related complementary services, the boom and bust cycle will come to an end.

Thomas Gichuru

Using (the stove) improves peoples' livelihoods while reducing degradation of the environment.

Hassan Wario

There was alleged mismanagement of the facilitation of our athletes and the entire team [of] Kenya ranging from accommodation and travel mishaps, mishandling of the accreditation of the list of participants to the provision of kits that never reache[...]

Uhuru Kenyatta

We have started and we are not moving back. We want to be at the top of the pile. So, we have set a path and by 2019, Kenya is going to be a major oil producer and exporter.

Hellen Onsando Obiri

Ethiopia were very strong. We decided to go for teamwork. We already knew that Kenya was going to win the gold. It was just who would it be.

Vivian Cheruiyot

It was my fourth Olympic Games and I had not had gold. I'm so happy for me, my husband, my son, my parents. This might be the last Olympics for me so I thought maybe God might give me gold.

Ezekiel Kemboi

After 18 years I have done my best.

Evan Jager

I just tried to stay as relaxed as I possibly could and hang on to Kemboi. He kinda looked back at me... on the back stretch, and I knew at that moment I might have him.

Melina Robert-Michon

I have been working for this for 20 years. An Olympic medal is above all other medals and it is the reward for a lot of sacrifices and work.

Will Claye

When I woke up this morning I was like, Today is going to be the best day of my life. I'm going to go out there and do what I have to do on the track first and I am going to make her my fiancée after that.

David Rudisha

I am so happy to make my country proud. I dedicate this to the poor people.

David Rudisha

I am so excited. It is the greatest moment of my career.

Clayton Murphy

When I saw I could get bronze, I just kept pushing.

Almaz Ayana

This means everything for me. Getting to this point is a dream come true. I never thought that this would happen and I'm so in awe. I'm very happy to get here.

Paula Radcliffe

I'm not sure I can understand that. When I saw the world record set in 1993 I couldn't believe what I was seeing. And Ayana has absolutely blitzed that time.

Katerina Baka

We don't want to sit idle like people in the other camp at Kakuma. I may be old but I'm still strong and can work for myself. We can fend for ourselves and support our families.

William Erot

It's an initiative that we can pilot, so that we can be able to have plenty of food that the refugees themselves can be able to produce and support their livelihood.

Almaz Ayana

This was not my plan.

Almaz Ayana

I now have a bronze for my son.

Dinah Wambua - ActionAid

It is amazing to see people who depended on food aid just a few years ago turn around their lives using an idea nobody had ever thought of.

John Kiruti

The tour guide who had brought three clients from his country for two nights differed with the couple ... over the sitting arrangement at dinner time.

Robert Opp - World Food Programme

Around 10 per cent of the European Union's fresh fruits and vegetables come from Kenya, and when produce makes it to the airport it gets sorted there for the cosmetic standards.

Sospeter Kiambi - Kenya Wildlife Service

It is a very expensive exercise. One collar costs approximately 4000 US dollars, (or more than 3,500 euros). We are putting this much resources in to try and quantify in scientific ways how infrastructure is affecting wildlife distribution, and more[...]

Benson Okita

Another objective is we've got this standard gauge railway that is ongoing and there are underpasses that have already been created for wildlife to pass through, so we want to understand as scientists and as conservationists whether those underpasse[...]

Benson Okita

The main objective for tracking these animals is to know where they cross the roads, and where they cross the standard gauge railway that is currently under construction, so then we can use that information to better plan for where future underpasse[...]

Marcus Scribner

My mom would always say that it feels like they have cameras in our house. The show tells the same stories that every single family goes through.

James Mugambi

Mount Kenya forest has always been vulnerable to encroachment because there are issues that remain unresolved as to whether part of the forest lies on community land or not.

Chris Beyrer

This is a new route of HIV transmission. There's not a lot of people in any African country with experience (of it).

Calleb Angira

What the needle and syringe programme did was to bring them (drug users) out very clearly, knowing that the programme was actually targeting them.

Rashid Hassan Mohammed

I didn't think that when you inject, or share the same injection with your friend, it may cause HIV.

Chris Beyrer

The majority of injectors worldwide are young men.

Calleb Angira

Society rejects them. Even their families reject them. They're isolated. They're criminalized. They're seen as hopeless people.

Calleb Angira

The numbers (of users) are increasing both along the coast and in Nairobi and there is evidence that it is also spreading out to places like Kisumu. That is because the interventions we have are not enough.

Stephane Dujarric - United Nations

The U.N. mission, as well as other U.N. agencies, funds and programs are preparing for the temporary relocation of non-critical staff from Juba. They would likely be moved to Nairobi, though he did not have any figures.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel has a special place in Ethiopia and Ethiopia has a special place in Israel.

Mwenda Njoka

An attempted assassination can't be secret. It has to be something visible, and to my knowledge there was absolutely nothing of the sort.

Benjamin Netanyahu

We have a commitment and we are keeping it on a humanitarian basis and on the basis of family reunifications. It will take place in the current budget.

Trevor Neilson

This was an incredibly powerful and disturbing conversation about the realities of violence in these people's lives. These stories brought Madonna to tears.

Trevor Neilson

Her (Madonna's) basic belief is that no child, no woman should be attacked anywhere. Period.

Nate Anderson - Uber Technologies

People are very quick to adopt technologies here, and really embrace things that can create efficiencies and help improve people's lives.

Titus Karanja

It's really a data-driven approach to credit risk analysis, dispensing with the traditional banking method and relying instead on the data that Uber has collected.

Nate Anderson - Uber Technologies

It makes sense for all of these countries that we're going into in Africa to implement similar programs.

Tommi Kantola - Posti Group

Images on stamps travel around the world and spread the image of Finland in their own right.

Daniel Tare

Our technical teams have been able to restore supply to the affected areas following the outage that resulted from a fault at the Gitaru Power Station. The country is now back to normal supply.

Dennis Awori - Kenya Airways

We must find solutions and the solution must be based on the rule of law. It calls for a lot of mediation.

Betty Otieno

We as Kenyans have no faith in the IEBC (Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission). The 2013 elections weren't clear. Even the head of the commission himself cannot give out a proper account of the votes. Even now he cannot offer Kenyans a pr[...]

Dennis Onyango

He was a critic of the government on issues of corruption and mismanagement of public funds. he believed there was a political motive.

Japheth Koome

Three more bodies were retrieved on Tuesday night bringing the number of those confirmed dead to 26.

Anthony Mwangi - Red Cross

There are some who may be buried beneath the rubble. We hope there are more people trapped, maybe in pockets under the rubble. The search-and-rescue operation will not be called off until it is determined that none of those missing can be found aliv[...]

Anthony Mwangi - Red Cross

In conditions of no air, dirt, no food, no water, it's very difficult for that person to stay alive.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Officials "to undertake an immediate survey of all the houses in the area to find out those which are at risk of collapsing.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Poaching and trafficking wildlife is now a branch of international crime. The fight against it will be won by alliances across nations and continents. The first step must be closer cooperation, especially among the states that hold Africa's remainin[...]

Richard Leakey

We have got to kill the trade in ivory once and for all.

Uhuru Kenyatta

There is convincing evidence that poaching is aided by international criminal syndicates. If fuels corruption. This directly threatens the capacity of our nations to achieve sustainable and meaningful social economic development.

Bonny Khalwale

We are not overturning the government, we are saying the institution is rotten and it must go. Whether they like it or not this is just the beginning of our strategy.

Yoweri Museveni

There is no more paralysis on that matter, we are moving.

David Obonyo

Following the incident, 21 al Shabaab militants were killed, 19 AK 47 rifles, three rocket propelled grenades and a pistol were recovered. Regrettably, KDF suffered two fatalities and five injuries. The injured were evacuated and are receiving medic[...]

James Mwangi

Now that subsidiaries have broken even and have started enjoying significant growth, we see ourselves returning to a return on asset of 5 percent and a return on equity of 30 percent by the end of this year.

James Mwangi

We don't expect the crisis in South Sudan to be worse than it has been. It has hit rock bottom.

James Mwangi

Cost to income ratio went down by 1 percentage point last year and we expect significant improvement this year.

James Mwangi

We are almost headed to a stable macroeconomic environment where inflation has started coming down, where exchange rates have stabilised.

Sebastian Coe - International Association of Athletics Federations

Kenya, Ukraine and Belarus have been put on an IAAF monitoring list for 2016 to ensure their national anti-doping programmes are significantly strengthened and their progress to compliance is completed by the end of this year.

Alon Lits

Our thoughts are with the driver. We ask the authorities to condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms.

Ole Ngais

First of all, it was not that, just easily going into the society and start filming, you have to explain because when they see, for example, these people from outside, you have to say who you are and we have to explain and let them understand that w[...]

Barney Douglas

I saw a photograph of a warrior playing this cricket shot, all the beads flowing off and that was in a national paper maybe four years ago. I was obviously attracted by that, I thought that looks amazing. So I researched the story and I learned a bi[...]

Susan E. Rice

I do believe he will have some time to spend privately with his family and will be with them in public events.

Barack Obama

My hope is that we can deliver a message that the U.S. is a strong partner not just for Kenya, but for Sub-Saharan Africa generally.

David Zounmenou

With his election, there was this huge euphoria and high hopes that the U.S.-Africa relationship would see substantive improvements and the U.S. would give more attention to Africa. But the record is very weak.

Calvine Rachuonyo

To me, he's not like an African man. He doesn't even have a building or a business here.

Stephen Okumu Obewa

We thought the American government could at least bring some assistance to the area.

Olga Ercolano

My staff, Caroline, who is a sales girl, she was there that day and she was lucky to escape alive. But she also doesn't want to go back to those memories, you know. We just want to be positive and move forward.

Joseph Nkaissery

I take this opportunity to reiterate that Kenya shall never be cowed by these evil murderers.

Dennis Onyango

Kenya is … governed by the constitution. If the Government has suspended the constitution, it is yet to make that public.

Joseph Nkaissery

There has been a very slow process on the implementation of this agreement. They will present the timetable based on all the resources required.

Joseph Nkaissery

For reasons of pressing national security that speak to the safety of Kenyans in a context of terrorist and criminal activities, the government of the Republic of Kenya has commenced the exercise of closing Dadaab refugee complex.

Phylis Wakube

He (God) has chosen my niece. I always used to comfort her and encourage her about school. She also has siblings behind who were actually depending, you know, counting on her. If she would succeed they would also do well.

Uhuru Kenyatta

To the families and friends of the survivors and indeed all Kenyans, I want you to know that our security forces are pursuing leads on the remaining accomplices. We shall employ all means at our disposal to bring the perpetrators to justice. We're a[...]

Abu Musab

We sorted people put and released the Muslims.

Wangari Maathai

This is an excellent time for Kenya, maybe, to realise, and for the rest of Africa to learn ,what we are talking about when we say that climate change is going to hit Africa very seriously. And it is partly because Africa is completely unprepared fo[...]

Vladimir Putin

It is perfectly obvious that they are no pirates. But they made a deliberate attempt to seize the oil platform. Our law-enforcement agents, our border guards didn't know who was trying to seize the platform under the guise of Greenpeace. Especially [...]

William Ruto

They work for the devil. We shall not relent, we shall sustain the work of keeping Kenya safe to protect ourselves and our prosperity. We will keep on being what we always have been; a tolerant, open, democratic and peaceful people. God bless you al[...]

Amadou Mbaye Diop

We're very proud of ORBUS. What's more it has been implemented by other dynamic countries in Africa like Kenya, since 2005, and Burkina Faso, since 2012.

Ruth Aehieng Amisi

When you are pregnant here in Kenya you are often prescribed with iron pills. The scientists explained that if you also add more iron to the food, that could pose a problem. So I volunteered to help them understand.

Tom Maliti

The al-Shabab have said since October 2011 that they did not like the presence of the Kenyan military in Somalia – when Kenya moved into Somalia in October 2011. Al-Shabab at that time threatened to fight Kenya on Kenyan soil.

Charity Kaluki Ngilu

The very drugs you provide to people living with HIV and AIDS in New York are now also available to people living with HIV and AIDS in Kenya.

Hillary Clinton

Of course what happens in the elections is up to the people of Kenya. They are the ones who will make the decisions. I have won elections and I have lost elections. When you lose an election and when your supporters see you lose an election, it's im[...]

Hirotaka Komura

We need a whole week to reach a certain conclusion, while Professor Hirose needs a day, or maybe three minutes. But, as the professor says, the truly important aspect is the act of thinking.

Moody Awori

We must therefore resolve to protect our scarce resources otherwise our people will continue to languish in perpetual poverty. Disasters such as droughts and famine are as a result of climate change which we must boldly accept as a challenge for all[...]

Uhuru Kenyatta

We, as a country, must move on. We must do what we can. We shall endeavour to do what we can. We will continue to market our country to other destinations, to continue to call on our own citizens to be supportive of our hospitality industry which is[...]

Mo Farah

Hopefully after 2012 we will do more to focus on that to help… out in Somalia, you know. The situation there is really bad so, we try, and that's the first step, but after that we're just going to see what we can do.

Nivi Mukherjee

We want to teach children to grow up to be participants of the 21st century economy, we want them to be better leaders, to be smarter voters and hopefully in the future we would like to see children all over Africa and maybe other parts of the world[...]

Moses Wetangula

If America can spend billions of dollars in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, surely they can spend a little fraction of that to build dams in these dry lands of the Horn of Africa, to help normalise Somalia, to help produce food and settle communiti[...]

Naomie Harris

When I first read the script I just loved that it was a positive image of Africa because so often we see films about Africa and they have to do with genocide or poverty or some kind of negativity and I just love the fact that it was a universal stor[...]

Ted Like

I mean our world is a dangerous place today. Things happen all the time. Westgate happened the day before we flew and a lot of people were concerned. We really didn't give it a thought.

William Ruto

As we have just demonstrated, terrorism can and must be fought mercilessly and defeated wherever it occurs. I join our president and the Kenyan nation to mourn those who perished in mayhem and to comfort the bereaved and the injured.

Mwai Kibaki

Democracy is expensive. But we are prepared to pay the ultimate price to liberate this country from the shackles of a cabal of dictators who have no respect or regard for the rights of the people of this country.

Ban Ki-moon - United Nations

MONUC will continue to work to the full measure of its capacity with the Congolese government and with other parties concerned to ensure that a maximum number of civilians are protected. But I must stress that MONUC's capacity is stretched to the l[...]

Stuart Dickson

We are leaving early because of the riots and how dangerous it is to be out on the streets, with shops being closed and things it is not the best place for a tourist or traveller to be right now.

George W. Bush

There is instability in Somalia. The first concern, of course, is to ensure that Somalia does not become an al-Qaeda safe haven. That it does not become a place where terrorists can plot and plan.

James Shikwati

There was an indirect participation where there was this sort of this big brother whispering in our ears that you better do the right thing, So I mean one of the biggest achievements that Kenyans had and I think this could be the only country in sub[...]

Charles Kuria - Hewlett-Packard

We need to educate the population that this so-called electronic waste is actually a resource. It becomes a resource when it is recycled in the correct way.

Charles Owino

This is a new trend of crime that we are now seeing with the pirates along the coastline, and we relate it to the measures that have been put on the ships that they have been hijacking in the past years. Therefore I think they see this (foreign to[...]

Fatou Bensouda - International Criminal Court

It's an opportunity really that they have lost, it's a very sad day for the victims of these crimes.

Reese Witherspoon

It doesn't matter how many documentaries you see or how much you read, the experience of actually seeing it first person is extraordinary.

Andy Somen

We are waiting in line, nobody seems to be going inside. It's a little frustrating as nobody is telling us what's going on.

Leonard Ngatia

Instead of this waste being dumped, we pick it up and pay for it and then we get what we can get from it. So far, so good. It is a good thing because the money that you get in a day helps – we don't manage to make money every day, but what we do get[...]

Fatuma Ahmed

I have no husband. I'm raising my children alone. We had some animals but they've all died. Now we're depending on aid from charities. What I'm cooking now is the only meal my family will eat today.

Joseph Jama Ole Lenku

Some offensives have been taken, they have been identified where they came from, their resources destroyed and we continue to make inroads to make sure that we bring to justice those responsible.

Ellen Petry Leanse

They are living in fear. We leave with hope. We leave them in fear. The word I hear more than any other word, in the town of Oregi is Rwanda. they feel that fear of tribe turning against tribe and of the consequences that would happen if that comes.

Michael Sinnett

Because we know that the enclosure can protect the airplane from the worst case battery failure, in some ways it almost doesn't matter what the root cause was.

Lars Thuesen

We have talked to the crew and they are feeling OK at this point. But it's been a terrible experience for all of them.

George Saitoti

For the first time our country is threatened with the most serious level of terrorism.

Marleen Temmerman

The call is 'let's go for a sex strike till we have a government'. And of course I know that is a (a joke, it) is not meant to be serious and of course people laugh.

Simon Sang

The whole port has been paralysed, the whole port will not actually, no work will go on, until the first one thousand letters are seen here.

Raila Odinga

What we are seeing defies description, we can only describe it as genocide on a grand scale. I have seen so many dead kids.

Michael Kamau

We are going to allow all departing cargo planes to leave, all the ones that are here at the airport, but we will not allow any incoming flights to come. We are going to open the airport for domestic passengers. There are very many passengers who ar[...]

Boniface Mwangi

Arrest those people! They are criminals! Any person who touched that woman should be arrested and charged for sexual offences. That was sexual assault.

Kristi Saarpuu

In the first and the second grades we are trying to teach them to work well with their hands – drawing, stamping and knowing how to use a keyboard. That's the basics and of course safe log-ins and log-outs. But in the third and the fourth grades we [...]

Mara Cox

They tell us one line, we get in one line, then they change it to another line and change it to another line, there's a lack of co-ordination.

Syed Ibrahim

They said: 'We won't do anything to you. Go, because you have been shot already.

Marceline Keyanda

Now instead of teachers coming with a lot of text books they just come with tablets. When you have a question, when the teacher is not around, you just click on the tablet and you get the question which you have asked.

Susan Murabana

Most people think that the moon is eating the sun, for example, and that is why there is darkness during the day.

Tabitha Kioko

If these organisations stop funding, it will be like a death sentence to me and the others who are infected.

George Gandy

These people around here are phenomenal, inspirational people. The best runners in the world train here so the best thing we can do is get close with them and I think Mo has benefited from doing that over quite a few years.

Moses Wetengula

He honoured us with his presence and we are very grateful.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Our confrontation with the terrorists at the Westgate mall left 240 casualties. I report with great sadness that 61 civilians lost their lives in the attack. Six security officers also made the ultimate sacrifice to defeat the criminals.

Nivi Mukherjee

Now instead of just boring text books we have added animation, games, songs, videos and quizzes to make the entire learning process really fun, interactive and engaging for children.

Moses Wetangula

We are continuously reminding the rest of the world that if NATO can engineer an attack on Libya and spend billions of dollars to drive out Gaddafi, they can spend a little of that to save the dying people in the Horn of Africa.

Mwai Kibaki

We saw gross and systematic abuse of human rights of fellow citizens and it is essential that facts be established and those responsible held to account.

Michael Kamau

The fire started at a very central part of the airport and this made access difficult.

Uhuru Kenyatta

It is my hope that the incoming government will have fidelity to our constitution and implement it to the letter for the betterment of our people.

Moses Wetangula

The hard won freedoms of Kenyans are under threat not from insecurity, but from the state presided over by the Jubilee oligarchs.

Mwai Kibaki

What we have seen actually defies description. We can only describe it as a genocide on a grand scale. I have seen so many dead kids.

Uhuru Kenyatta

The obvious intent is to create hostility and suspicion across ethnic and religious lines and to drive non-Muslims from certain parts of this country. The ultimate aim of this atrocious campaign is to establish an extremist caliphate in our region.

Maria Antonia

For us, Agroshopping is an opportunity to sell goods – because we sell whatever we produce to fund our school. We work in order to study. My family can't afford to pay for me to go to a normal school.

Mutea Iringo

At this stage it has not become necessary yet.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Our confrontation with the terrorists at the Westgate mall left 240 casualties. I report with great sadness that 61 civilians lost their lives in the attack. Six security officers also made the ultimate sacrifice to defeat the criminals. Three floor[...]

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