Kenya Water Week

First Annual Kenya Water Week “From Aid to Trade: Enhancing Business Partnerships & Innovation for Sustainable Water and Sanitation Provision in Africa.” “Sustainable water solutions in Africa in particular require innovative thinking and strong Public Private Partnerships in order to drive the transformation towards efficient and economically viable service delivery...

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Mashujaa Day

Mashujaa is Swahili for ‘heroes’. A national day in Kenya which is observed as a public holiday to collectively honour all those who contributed towards the struggle of Kenya’s independence.

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International Day of the African Child

The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the OAU Organisation of African Unity. It honours those who participated in the Soweto Uprising in 1976 on that day. It also raises awareness of the continuing need...

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Harambee

Harambee Harambee is a Kenyan tradition of community self-help events, e.g. fundraising or development activities. Harambee literally means "all pull together" in Swahili, and is also the official motto of Kenya and appears on its coat of arms. Harambee events may range from informal affairs lasting a few hours, in...

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Harambee – Website Launch Day!!

Today, after many weeks of pulling our hair out and working with possibly the most patient man on the planet, we will finally be launching our website! Harambee Harambee is a Kenyan tradition of community self-help events, e.g. fundraising or development activities. Harambee literally means "all pull together" in Swahili,...

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Africa Day

Africa Day is the commemoration of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity. On 25th May 1963 leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 1991, the Organisation of African Unity established the African Economic Community, and in 2002 it established its own...

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Madaraka Day

Madaraka Day is Kenya’s Independence Day. Madaraka is Swahili for responsibility.

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International Women’s Day

In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. In some regions, the day lost its political flavor and became simply an occasion for people to express their love for women in a...

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