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Weekend Guide – Tekno and Mr Eazi Live in Concert

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Mr Eazi.

This evening at the Lugogo cricket oval, singers Tekno and Mr Eazi will be performing live, alongside various local artistes.

Time: 5pm till midnight.

Entrance: Shs 30,000, VIP Shs 70,000.


This Saturday, the Rugby sevens circuit winds down at Legends rugby grounds. All teams will be participating.

Time: 10am till 7pm.

Entrance: Shs 10,000.


This evening at the YMCA, Ndejje Angels will play Our Saviour; while UCU Canons will take on JKL Dolphins.


Legends bar has its Super Saturday, with DJ Crim spinning the discs all night long.

Entrance: Free.


If you are a fan of band music, then Jazzville Bugolobi is the place to be this evening as Code 9 band performs some of your best jams starting at 9pm.

Entrance: Shs 10,000.


This Sunday, it’s the Moroccan pool party at Cayenne lounge in Bukoto. Come party all night long to hits played by DJ Roja and Slick Stuart.

Time: 9pm till late.

Entrance: Free.


Freedom City rooftop’s Sky beach lounge presents the ‘Caribbean pool chills’ this Sunday starting at 7pm. Come swim and chill in the jacuzzi while enjoying music by DJ Crim.

Time: 10pm till late.

Entrance: Shs 5,000.


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On Saturday, it’s the Funkiest ladies night, with discounts on shots for the women.Time: 4pm till late.Entrance: Free.THE KAMPALA PAINTBALL TOURNAMENT 2017This Saturday, the paintball tournament is back at Kamooflage, Munyonyo.Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm.Fee: Shs 10,000.FASHION CORP SALESThere is a sale of cultural wear this Saturday and Sunday at Taloso workshop, Bugolobi.Time: 10:00am till 03:00pmAW’OLWATUUKA FUN DAYThere will be childhood games from this Sunday to Monday at the Uganda museum.Entrance: Shs 20,000 for adults and Shs 10,000 for the children.MAURICE KIRYA LIVEMaurice Kirya will be live in concert this Sunday at Protea hotel, Kampala.Time: 8pm till late.Entrance: Shs 200,000.DONS BAR IN SAAWA YA BEERThis Saturday, there will be a promotion dubbed Saawa ya Beer at Dons bar along Kampala road. Get four bottles of Bell Lager at Shs 10,000 all night long.Time: 8pm till late.Entrance: Free.BUBBLESFriday and Saturday: Party time.DJs play all the best local and garage music until late.Entrance: Shs 5,000. Members: free.GUVNORThis evening, it is the Snapoff party, with various guest DJs. Come snap away all night. There will be free WiFi all night long.Time: 9pm till dawn.Entrance: Free.On Saturday, it will be Saturday night fever. Come listen to a variety of music played by various deejays.Time: 9pm till late.Entrance: Shs 30,000.LIQUID SILK @ VILLAGE MALLOn Saturday, there will be a surprise live band performance from 9pm till late.On Sunday, it is Sunday soul with barbeque. Come listen to smooth ballads all evening, from 7pm till late.Entrance: Free throughout the week.BAT VALLEY THEATREThe Bakayimbila Dramactors will be having their new play, The Bongo, this Friday. It will go throughout the weekend.Time: 2pm and 7pm.Entrance: Shs 10,000.NATIONAL THEATREEvery Monday is Jam session in front of the theatre with different artistes showcasing their skills.Time: 8:30pm till late.Entrance: Free.Wednesday is Latin flavor nite with salsa and rumba, starting at 7:30pm in the auditorium.Entrance: Free.Thursday, Fun Factory present their latest comedy skits.Time: 8pm to 10pm.

Liberia: Mixing Arts With Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

By Claudia Smith

It Takes a Village Africa, Founded by Matu Davis and her two artistic daughters, Erica Davies Cole (Spokesperson) and Evonne Adebo, have begun focusing on their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, and have now incorporated Arts (STEAM) to improve competitiveness in science and technology development for children who require a more creative way of learning. “The first program that we are doing, called Girls in Technology, is another aspect of the STEM. STEAM is where we incorporate the arts. My sister is an artist and she recommended that arts be added into the STEM program,” Erica added. “We are partnering with Liberian organizations that need these STEM and STEAM components.”

STEAM is an educational program that has been executed across the world, but is now in Liberia for the first time. It engages students in incorporated learning as they explore the world around them, thus allowing them to create innovative solutions to problems, and communicate their results while learning Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

STEAM is more than just the subjects, it is the intentional mixing of core contents with arts to inspire all students to think deeply, develop creative solutions, and aspire to a greater future. “We have another organization that’s doing arts where we take the children there to perform arts, drawing, different things of that nature just to be able to open up their creative third eye,” Erica stated. She says she and her siblings grew up with the fundamentals of arts, where they we were able to play violin, piano, learn Latin, Ballet, painting, etc.

“We also engaged another organization in August that was able to have a Robotics Camp, teaching kids the dynamics of how to put together the mechanics (ROBOTS). With STEM, they also get to learn the Periodic Table, about carbon and carbon monoxide, which is very important,” she added. Erica also believes that children who are aware of different things that they sometimes don’t learn in school will be able to learn simplistic concepts through the STEAM program.

Meanwhile, the international focus of the STEM program is to develop rigorous math and science skills through engineering, while the STEAM initiative embraces the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics to engage all students in authentic learning STEM is a global initiative, and for Erica and It Takes a Village Africa, their inspiration is the children.

“I look at the children here in Liberia and it really brightens up my day. I see a lot of the children that’s here that are smart, creative and artistic. But they’ll go to school and be considered dull; and they are not, they are geniuses. We need to give them the tools to succeed” she revealed.

“We at It Take a Village Africa want to provide the children with the tools to be able to succeed by accommodating them. With each pupil’s profile, we are able to test them and place them where they need to be placed and be in cooperation with the parents as well. Their parents and the holistic community as a whole will play a major role; therefore, we engage the parents and don’t want this to be something the kids just come or sneak into; It takes a village to raise a child.


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NGOs Plead for State Rescue Out of Financial Crisis

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DWINDLING donor funding has forced some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to scale down or completely close their operations in the country.

Gender activists have as a result asked both the government and private sector to support the gender equality movements.

Speaking at the TGNP Mtandao-organised 2017 Gender Festival in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Director for Women Fund Tanzania, Ms Mary Rusimbi, implored all stakeholders, including the government to financially support the transformation movements to foster development.

“Funding is dropping globally and locally… some NGOs have closed because they cannot afford even rent,” charged the director.

She said because the right groups work with local government authorities, public funding is critical to support NGOs, advising gender activists to change the techniques of raising funds by involving the private sector in the emancipation of women.

According to Ms Rusimbi, most of the funds are currently directed to Latin American countries and India, affecting the right groups in the country.

An activist, Ms Ussu Mallya said that 740 NGOs receive 106 million US dollars (about 240bn/-), which is not equally shared among regional and local groups, saying local sources of raising funds are inevitable.

At the festival themed: “Transformation of Oppressive Systems for Gender Equality and Sustainable Development,” a TGNP Mtandao member, Ms Gema Akilimali, appreciated the government for dealing with mineral thieves and tax evaders.

She said the government is working on the issues that activists have been raising for many years, proposing that the resources being generated be returned to the ordinary citizens, including women who are the marginalised.

Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan opened the Gender Festival early last week, with activists urging the government to come up with inclusive policies that will leave nobody behind.


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Nigeria: Conflicting Laws Keep Electricity Supply Unreliable

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analysisBy Yemi Oke, University of Lagos

Nigeria’s energy sector is regulated centrally by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. This has created the conditions for corruption to thrive. The result is that the supply of electricity is unstable and cannot support economic development. Decentralised regulation is the solution, but has been prevented by conflicting laws.

Supplying electricity is a complex business. The sector has many aspects, all complex in themselves: engineering, accounting, tax, financing, laws and regulations, governance, consumer concerns and safety.

Countries often decentralise authority to simplify the management of the sector. They also decentralise the sources of energy generation, transmission and distribution and the means of funding the sector.

But Nigeria has done the reverse. Under the 2005 Electric Power Sector Reform Act, all regulations concerning electricity are made centrally for the 36 states and their 774 local government areas.

The central regulator cannot monitor all the players effectively. The result is corruption, poor service delivery and use of substandard equipment. Gas pipelines are sometimes vandalised by frustrated citizens whose local needs are not understood or met.

Why decentralise?

If the administration of electricity was brought closer to each area of the country, it would:

Increase efficiency

Allow for more innovation and business adventure

Create competition among the players in the industry and lead to better services.

Decentralised governance has helped reposition the energy sectors of several countries. Kenya, the UK, and many countries in Latin America have benefited from it. When these countries privatised their electricity sectors, they attracted private sector funds which were put into the system to improve supply.

The Constitution versus the Act

The Nigerian Constitution supports decentralised electricity regulation. It gives federal and state governments the authority to make laws that would improve supply.

So why isn’t this happening? Why is electricity regulation still in the hands of the federal government alone?

Provisions in the Act stand in the way.

The Constitution is clear. It allows both federal and state governments to regulate electricity. Electricity appears on what is known as the concurrent legislative list.

At the federal level, the Constitution charges the National Assembly with the responsibility to make the laws. It provides that the National Assembly may make laws for the entire federation or any of its constituent parts with respect to:

electricity and the establishment of electric power stations;

the generation and transmission of electricity in or to any part of the federation and from one state to another state.

At the state level, the Constitution charges the state Houses of Assembly with the responsibility of making laws to regulate electricity. They can make laws for the state with respect to:

electricity and the establishment, in that state, of electric power stations;

the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to areas not covered by a national grid system within that state; and

the establishment within that state of any authority for the promotion and management of electric power stations established by the state.

The Act provides for the establishment of the Rural Electrification Agency. This administers a Rural Electrification Fund which is meant to provide, promote and support rural electrification programmes.

The roles played by the agency and the fund conflict with the Constitution. This is because the Constitution assigns these roles to the states. The Constitution gives states the powers to regulate off-grid electric power. And rural electricity is off-grid power.

The idea of the Rural Electricity Fund is a noble one, at least on paper. Just like its regulatory agency. But vesting rural electrification in the hands of the federal government runs counter to what is clearly intended in the Constitution.

An attempt to bring “off-grid” subjects within the national grid amounts to what I have previously referred to as “national greed”.

There is a third problem with the act.

It gives the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission the power to make regulations for the granting of permits for “captive power” generation. The objective is to streamline the procedure for those who want to generate more than one megawatt of power for their own use.

This power should ordinarily vest in state governments. Like rural electricity, captive electricity generation is off-grid, and should be regulated by state governments as the Constitution intended.

The commission’s powers are therefore unconstitutional.


Nigerians expect that as the electric power sector develops, state governments will set up State Electricity Regulatory Commissions as is the case in countries like India. Their job will be to license private companies to get involved in off-grid electricity generation, transmission and distribution.

To achieve a regular supply of power for economic development, federal and state governments must act as collaborators, not as competitors.

A good place to start would be to nullify the provisions of the Power Sector Reform Act 2005 that are in conflict with the Constitution.

Disclosure statement

Yemi Oke does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.

Continent Calls for Funding to Restore Degraded Forests, Land

Photo: Timothy Kisambira/The New Times

A man carrying a tree (file photo).

By Emmanuel Ntirenganya

Investing in forest and landscape restoration as well as ensuring their sustainability will improve livelihoods of African people, experts have said.

Speaking at a two-day Forest and Landscape Investment Forum in Kigali, yesterday, the experts called for investments to make green cover of more than 100 million hectares of degraded forests and land on the continent.

The forum is in line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 – that calls for halting and reversing land and natural habitat degradation; and the Bonn Challenge – to restore 350 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2030.

This commitment, experts said, will improve the quality and resilience of ecosystems, improve livelihoods, secure water and energy supply and support low carbon economic development.

Under the theme, “Unleashing business opportunities for sustainable landscapes,” the forum convened more than 250 businessmen, bank representatives, public officials, and representatives of agribusiness cooperatives from Africa.

The meeting focuses on showcasing business opportunities in forest and landscapes, including those in agroforestry and forestry value chains (wood and non-wood forest products), such as coffee, tea, timber, macadamia, silk, and cassava; creating a marketplace for effective forest and landscape project design and increased investment opportunities.

Mamadou Moussa Diakhité, team Leader for sustainable land and water management programme at New Partnership for African Development, said about three million hectares of land and forest cover are degraded in Africa annually.

He said restoring land and forest in Africa has multiple benefits, including economic value, combat desertification and drought and negative impact of climate change and loss of biodiversity.

The Minister for Natural Resources, Dr Vincent Biruta, said the forum will promote a broad spectrum of investments in forests and landscapes for environmental, socio-economic and financial returns.

Diakhité told The New Times that there is estimated $1.5 billion pledged in funding AFR100 Initiative, a country-led effort to restore 100 million hectares of degraded landscapes across Africa by 2030.

He said the World Bank has pledged $500 million funding for landscape restoration in Africa in the next 10 years.

Uneven distribution of investment

Minister Biruta said the ambitious restoration goals set by the global development agenda requires large investments.

Going by a recent analysis by FAO and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Biruta said, between $36 to $49 billion of investments are needed every year to achieve these goals.

But investments in forests and landscapes are unevenly distributed because most are made in Latin America and only one per cent are in Africa, he added.

“The main barrier is not the lack of investors but rather the lack of knowledge of stakeholders on the variety of financing opportunities and on how to access them,” Biruta said.

“Rwanda pledged to restore two million hectares at the Bonn challenge. Together with other ministers and government officials representing 13 African countries, adopted Kigali declaration reaffirming and increasing their commitment to the Bonn Challenge,” he said.

Pope Francis Appoints Anthony Muheria As Nyeri Archbishop

By Nicholas Komu

Pope Francis has picked Bishop Anthony Muheria to head the Nyeri Archdiocese following the retirement of Peter Kairo.

Bishop Muheria was in charge of the Kitui Catholic Diocese.

The announcement was made by the Apostolic Nuncio, which is tasked with vetting of candidates for various posts in the Church.


After attaining the retirement age of 75 years in September last year, Archbishop Kairo wrote to the Vatican seeking to leave office.

As per church procedure, successors and appointees are kept a secret and are picked by the Pope himself.

In Kitui, Right Reverend Muheri served as the apostolic administrator of Machakos Diocese.

He was born on May 27, 1963 in Murang’a County and joined the clergy on June 1995 as a priest.

In 2003, he was ordained as Bishop of Embu where he served for five years before his posting in Kitui in 2008.

Reverend Muheri graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1984 from the University of Nairobi.


He will officially take charge after he receives the pallium, which according to United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “is a sign of office in the Latin Church worn by the pope and by metropolitan archbishops.

“It is a white woolen band formed into a circle, which lies over the shoulders, with bands extending down the front and the back.”

He will receive it at the Vatican on June 29.

Father Charles Kinyua welcomed the new archbishop, promising cooperation.

“I wish to congratulate him and welcome him to Nyeri. Also, I wish a joyful retirement for Archbishop Kairo whom we will always look up to for guidance and counsel,” Fr Kinyua said.

Archbishop Kairo will move to his new residence in Kamakwa, Nyeri, which was built by the Church.


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Africa: Maize Breeders Benefit From Using Drones

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Harare — Using drone technology could cut labour and costs spent in collecting data for maize breeding by at least ten per cent, preliminary findings of a project shows.

With increased demand for better seeds to adapt to changing climate, breeders have turned to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known as drones for precise gathering of data from the field to enable more efficient maize breeding in most of Southern Africa.

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Southern Africa has adopted UAVs to collect data as a critical part of successful breeding programme.

Mainassara Abdou Zaman-Allah, maize physiologist at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Southern Africa regional office in Zimbabwe, says using UAVs has facilitated instant data gathering, adding that with the UAVs it is possible to collect data from 1,000 plots in ten minutes or less while it may take eight hours to do so manually.

“In the preliminary analysis that we made, we realised that with the UAV technology, we would spend 10 per cent or less on labour and cost respectively,” said Zaman-Allah.

Zaman-Allah told SciDev.Net in an interview on 8 February that preliminary analysis shows that greater savings could result if sensors with higher resolution are used.

“First tested in 2013, UAVs are now used in maize breeding by CIMMYT in Eastern and Southern Africa, Latin America and Asia,” Zaman-Allah adds.

According to Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, a plant geneticist and the director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement at the University of Ghana, many African countries do not have trained plant breeders to conduct effective crop breeding, which makes it urgent for Africa to build human capacity to develop staple crops.

Danquah says technology will not replace humans in data collection, and thus it is urgent that Africa trains more plant breeders and field technicians needed to develop improved varieties of the staple crops to boost productivity in farmers’ fields.

An increase in commercial farming as markets develop will attract multinational agricultural businesses to Africa that will rely on large crop breeding programmes, which Africa currently does not have, Danquah explains.

“This will call for technology and UAVs will certainly have a role to play in the future,” says Danquah. “The use of drones to collect data may be an efficient way if you look at large acreages. So as field sizes increase, more efficient and effective ways [of data collection] will be needed.”

This piece was produced by SciDev.Net’s Sub-Saharan Africa English desk.

Consumer Confidence Falls On Inflation and Credit Squeeze

By Brian Ngugi

A survey by a global consultancy shows Kenya’s consumer confidence for 2017 dropped significantly towards the end of last year, eroded by concern over inflation, the credit crunch and unemployment.

An index by Nielsen Holdings, an international performance management company, shows buyer confidence slumped by 11 points in quarter four of last year compared to the previous quarter.

The firm, however, noted that this is still a positive result as it is above the 100-point level at 109 that indicates overall optimism within the consumer confidence ranking, despite the drought in the country which has resulted in rising food prices.

“Compared with some of the more volatile economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Kenyan economy is growing at a relatively strong and stable rate, with GDP growth of 6.2 per cent, and Kenyans are generally feeling positive about the future,” said Nielsen East and West Africa managing director Abhik Gupta.

“However, in the fourth quarter, growth and projections for 2017 slowed, fuelled by the implementation of capped interest rates, rising food inflation and unemployment concerns, particularly among the young. Nearly one in every five Kenyan youths of working age is unemployed.”

Headline inflation

Headline inflation has also shot up to 9.01 per cent, well above the preferred ceiling of 7.5 per cent.

The inflation is mainly driven by increase in the cost of food — due to drought — and fuel as crude prices recover in the international market.

According to the survey, Kenyans’ immediate-spending intentions declined most in the quarter, dropping 11 percentage points to 42 per cent of respondents even as the outlook for jobs declined for the second consecutive quarter, dropping four percentage points to 52 per cent.

In terms of what they would use their spare cash for, the highest number of Kenyans polled said they are seeking to bolster their financial future, with 85 per cent saying they would put it into savings.

Size of economy

In line with this, and despite the drop in its consumer confidence score, Kenya remains a top-ranked prospect in Africa based on the Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator (APi), which integrates macroeconomic, business, retail and consumer factors.

Within that overall APi ranking Kenya is first on the Macro Index, which factors in economic growth performance in relation to the size of the economy, and second on the business and consumer indices.

Overall, the World Bank forecasts Kenya’s 2016 GDP growth at 5.6 per cent, a robust performance against the 1.5 per cent average for SSA.

“Strong agricultural output, a resurge in tourism as well as increased FDI resulting in infrastructure projects has also created Kenya’s far more diversified economy which bodes well for its future prospects,” said Nielsen in a statement.

“In addition, a positive build up to the elections in August will also help to stabilise and improve the consumer confidence index in the next quarter.” The Nielsen global survey was conducted between October 31 and November 18 last year and polled more than 30,000 online consumers in 60 countries throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and North America.

ADB to Issue Shs30 Trillion in African Capital Markets

By Martin Luther Oketch

Kampala — The African Development Bank (ADB) board of directors has approved the institution’s borrowing programme for 2017, for an amount of $8.4 billion (Shsh30.4 trillion).

The money will be raised from capital markets in African countries by issuing bonds in local currency to finance development projects.

Due to existing large infrastructure deficits, African governments are in need of funds to finance various infrastructure projects to foster economic growth and development and as result they have resorted to borrowing on concessional or on non-concessional basis.

As per the programme, ADB says one of the main objectives of the programme is to raise resources from capital markets, in a cost effective manner, to finance development projects and programmes in Africa.

Speaking to Daily Monitor from ADB headquarters in Abidjan, about the new borrowing programme, Director Treasury department ADB, Ms Hassatou N’Sele said: “The ADB has issued in the past in the domestic markets of South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. These bonds are listed in their respective markets. ADB African currency issuance is linked to local currency needs to fund projects in local currency.”

In August 2012, the ADB listed $52 million (Shs188 billion) bond on Uganda Securities Exchange after doing the same thing in South Africa in 2007.

The bank’s funding requirements have been increasing in line with its operations and footprint on the continent. Three years ago, its annual borrowing programme was $4.4 billion.

The ADB has accessed a wide array of capital markets across the globe, with the bulk of its issuance in US dollars, Euro, Australian dollars and South African rand.

It has also been growing its socially responsible investment programs, including green bonds and bonds around the five high priorities areas of the institution: A ‘feed Africa’ ‘Improve the quality of the life for the people of Africa’ bonds were issued in 2016 in addition to green bonds.

In line with its commitment to help develop the African capital markets, the Bank Group continues to explore the prospects for local currency bonds to facilitate the financing of its local currency operations and promote the development of domestic bond markets across Africa.

“The ADB’s credit story and impact on the continent is very high, and investors in its bonds get not only a financial return, but the assurance that the funds will be used to combat poverty and promote social and economic growth”, said Ms N’Sele.

The ADB is rated triple-A by the entire major international rating agencies and also enjoys a good ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) rating.

Critical funding

Filling the gap. According to AfDB, road access in Africa stands at 34% compared to 50% in the developed world. 5% of Africa’s agriculture is irrigated while the continent’s average national electrification rate is 43% compared to 81% for developing countries of Asia and 98% in Latin America. The bank says Africa needs to start looking at capital markets in order to fill the funding gap for infrastructure development.


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Opening of Film School a Step in Bid to Break Into Global Movie Scene – Wario

By Patrick Lang’at

Hassan Wario, the Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts, on Wednesday said the opening of the Kenya Film School was the first step in the country’s bid to break into the global movie scene.

Dr Wario said the government would crack down on mediocre arts training schools, some only having one “malfunctioning 1950s box camera” to be used by the students.

He said lack of professionalism, ill-trained staff, adequate and obsolete equipment and outdated curricula in the more than 30 institutions sampled across the country had eroded the industry’s potential.

“The Kenya Film School is a show of the commitment to discover and develop the potential in youth by giving them equal opportunities,” the CS said during the school’s first graduation.

The school, which has been branded East Africa’s benchmark of film institutions, admitted its first batch of 25 students in June.

Dr Wario added that Kenya and Venezuela have planned a cultural week in Nairobi in mid-2017. He said the country’s ambassador to Kenya Jholny Arismendi promised a study-tour for some of the graduates to the Latin American country early next year.

The six-month course at the institution was designed as hands-on; 70 per cent practical and 30 per cent theory.


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