01 November 2008

Kenya News

Country Fights for Health Funds
Whether Kenya will continue receiving financial support to fight the three major killer diseases -- malaria, tuberculosis and Aids -- will be known soon.

Kenya will be arguing its case at the Global Fund in Geneva in a week's time amid claims of lack of accountability in its spending.

Financial links among the world's capital cities will bring the global recession to Kenya, a Harvard professor of international development told the United Nations on Thursday.

Prof Calestous Juma, a Kenyan citizen, rejected claims that African countries will remain immune from the global financial crisis.