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08 Apr 2011 description

Kenya is a republic with a population of approximately 40 million. It currently has a strong president and a prime minister with unclearly defined executive powers. There is a unicameral national assembly. In 2007 the government held local, parliamentary, and presidential elections. Observers judged the parliamentary and local elections to be generally free and fair. In the presidential election, the incumbent, President Mwai Kibaki, was proclaimed the winner by a narrow margin under controversial circumstances.

11 May 2010 description

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

Ronald Reagan Building

Washington, DC

May 11, 2010

Thank you all. (Applause.) Thank you all very much. (Applause.) It is so very exciting for me to be here with you today, and we are honored to be joined by three First Ladies. I have, as you might guess, a really soft spot in my heart for First Ladies. (Laughter.) And you will be hearing from them later today, but if we could just ask them to stand- the First Lady of Mozambique, the First Lady of Sierra Leone, and the First Lady of Kenya.

28 Mar 2006 description

The United States remains concerned about the humanitarian situation in the Horn of Africa, where drought is affecting as many as 16 million people this year. In particular, 7-8 million pastoralist herders and farmers in northeastern Kenya, southern Somalia, southern Ethiopia, and also Djibouti are facing severe shortages of water and food.