According to a statement by the British High Commissioner in Kenya, unemployed Kenyan nurses have been given a chance to work in the UK under new kenya-UK health agreement launched by president Uhuru in London.
The special arrangement for Kenyan nurses to work in the UK was part of the request by the government of Kenya to capitalize in those qualified but unemployed health workers in the country.
The deals reached during the UK tour and activities are expected to improve the economic status of the country. The president was in the UK to co-chair the Global Education Summit alongside UK prime minister Boris Johnson.
He will jet back with 20 billion support towards his big 4 Agenda. Sh8.7 billion of these will go towards affordable housing, where sh5.2 billion has been mobilised through UK Aid and the rest through private sector.
The sh20 billion deal will extend to green manufacturing with sh67 million, part of which will go towards manufacturing of electric cars. This buils into UK's manufacturing Africa Programme, which has already supported sh4.2 billion of new manufacturing investment into Kenya.
Another sh550 million from UK towards climate change will see the afforestation of kaptagat forest in Elgeyo Marakwet. UK will also fund the country's digital custom system by sh2.7 billion to enhance trade.
The visit will also see Kenya get 817,000 doses of oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to boost the country's fight against the pandemic.
The partnerships between Kenya and UK will see Kenya defense forces and health workers from the two country work together
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