Image: Courtesy. Hollywood superstar Lupita Nyong'o has been appointed as a goodwill ambassador by AfriCities ahead of their mega conference in Kisumu scheduled May this year. AfriCities is an organisation tasked with promoting economic development in African cities. The organisation announced appointment of Lupita Nyong'o on Friday 29th in preparation of ninth conference planned for May 17 to 21.
Bob Andala, chairman of the Kisumu branch of the Matatu Owners Association, indicated that the re-routing that had been done previously by the county government was done in preparation for the Africities conference. Andala said that they anticipated being permitted to return to their regular routes after the conference was completed; however, the county administration did not grant their request.
Preparations In Too Gear In Kisumu County Ahead Of Africities 2022 Conference. (Photos) Kisumu City county will play as the hosts of the Africities 2022 conference which brings together all cities in Africa. The conference will take place between 17th – 21th May 2022 at the Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium in Mamboleo.
Just In; President Uhuru Kenyatta And Raila Odinga To Land In Kisumu Anytime From Now For This Event
Today, reports have emerged that the president of the republic of Kenya hon Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and his handshake brother hon Raila Odinga who is also the Azimio presidential candidate will be landing in Kisumu for a very important event. As reported by the star news today in the morning, the two leaders will be heading to Kisumu for an international conference which will be attracting more than 10,000 delegates from Africa.
President Uhuru Kenyatta To Fly From Abu Dhabi, UAE To Kisumu Airport Direct For Africities Summit. President Uhuru Kenyatta who is currently in the United Arabs Emirates (UAE) is expected to fly back into the country today aboard his presidential jet Fokker 70 and he will fly directly into the Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu county.
The hard economic situation being experienced in the country stands to be blamed for a young Kisumu resident's act of making away with two phones from Asian customers in a restaurant. The video of the young man walking into a restaurant and stealing two phones from unsuspecting Asians has since gone viral.
Latest Photos From Africities Summit In Kisumu Ahead Of Official Opening By President Uhuru. (Photos courtesy of Nation Media Group) The 9th edition of the Africities summit will be going down in the lakeside city of Kisumu and already delegates are in. The Africities summit will take five days, from the 17th of May 2022 to the 22nd of May 2022 .
Only 5,000 government condoms are accessible in Kisumu, which is hosting the ninth AfriCities conference, which begins today. For one condom from the shops, customers will have to pay at least $1 (Sh100). Government-provided condoms will not be available in dispensers around the county, according to visitors and visitors.
Lupita Nyong'o, the starring actress of the movie black panther and it's upcoming sequel, is set to Grace his father's Kisumu town as she attends the africities summit. The africities summit is organized through patnership with Government of Kenya, the council of governos and the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa.
Tuesday 17 May, 2022 to Saturday 21 May 2022 Kisumu Kenya will host the 9th edition of Africities Summit, previous edition was held in Marrakech Morocco in 2018 and was attended by a record of 8300 participants from 79 countries 52 being African nations. The theme of the 9th summit will be the role of intermediary cities of Africa in the implementation of Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and the African Union Agenda 2063. this reflects the shift of Africa to devolve services and developmental focus away from capital cities.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has today visited Nyanza and he had several missions to accomplish. He officiated the AfriCities summit, and event which was attended by several leaders including Azimio la Umoja flag bearer Raila Odinga and his wife Mama Ida Odinga. Minutes later, Ida took to Twitter to remark about the event.
Kisumu Boys and Kisumu Girls' are some of the renown academic giant schools in Nyanza region and Kisumu County in particular. However, these national schools are currently facing allegations that there location in Kisumu CBD is of no economic value. These allegations have been backed up and fostered by the Kisumu county governor, Prof Anyang Nyong'o who said that, the current location of the two institutions did not align with the plan to make the lakeside city a commercial hub, therefore, should be relocated.
The county government of kisumu through the city department has issued a notice to ban all political activities within the central business district (CBD). Photo: Kisumu City Kisumu city manager Abula Wanga issued the notice saying no politian will be allowed to hold a political rally within the city centre.
His Excellency president Uhuru Kenyatta has left many kenyans with many unanswered questions. This has come after uhuru attended the #Africities 2022 conference held in kisumu county yesterday but did not support the bid of Raila Odinga presidential candidature. Many kenyans expected president uhuru to support the bid but never talked about it.
Raila Odinga, president Uhuru Kenyatta and the African High Commissioer Faki attend the 9th edition of Africities Summit which is taking place in the great city of Kisumu. This is one of it kind to be held in Kenya though others have taken place in other cities around Africa countries.
After attending the Africities event, the leader of the Orange Democratic Movement, Hon. Raila Odinga, who is running for president of our country, staged a big rally in Kisumu County. According to information published on social media networks, all businesses were shut down by people who came out in great numbers to greet him.
Kisumu is among the major port city located along the shores of lake Victoria.The other big port towns are port bell and Jinja in Uganda.Mwanza,Bukoba and Musoma are the other major ports located on the lake victoia shoreline in the republic of Tanzania.
On May 4. 2022, a journalist attending the Africities summit media dinner at a Nairobi hotel sought my views on the planning and reorganization of Kisumu city. He was particularly concerned about Kisumu's proposed urban development plan. The Daily Nation later quoted me as saying that Kisumu Boys and Kisumu Girls High schools which are within the city will have to be moved as part of the zoning of the city under the new plan.
KThe Africities 9 summit which is the 9th edition of the Pan African Days of Local and Territorial Authorities will take place in Kisumu ,Kenya from 17th May to 21st May 2022. The conference will be themed “ The Role of IntermediaryCities of Africa in the Implementation of the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and the African Union Agenda 2063.
Kisumu Image courtesy Kisumu is the third largest city in Kenya and also the cleanest city in Kenya. The current sitting Governor is professor Anyang Nyongo Who happens to the father of Lupita Nyongo the Hollywood star. Kisumu has been under transformation and facelift to give a good look and also to attract investors and tourists. The city is located along the shores of lake Victoria the second largest fresh water lake in the world. Road networks and other infrastructures have greatly improved and more are