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The African continent is the biggest market source for Kenya's international tourists, latest government statistics show, beating top traditional sources of US and Europe.
Kenya's tourism is set to turn a new page after a group of talented British professional Euro-African vocals were flagged off at the Kenya High commission in London.
The Kenyan government has been urged to develop the creative industry and provide a conducive environment for the private sector to invest in it.
Representatives of the creative arts sector have petitioned the Kenyan president to create a ministry for the creative arts. The latest cabinet appointments put the entire arts and creative sector under the sports and heritage ministry, a classification that the stakeholders believe is too general.
UNESCO participated in a National Culture Stakeholders Validation Workshop on Kenya’s draft National Culture Policy on 30 November and 1 December 2017 at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in Nairobi, Kenya. The Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts convened the workshop in order to include the views of a broad range of stakeholders from across the country in its national strategy, which aims to harness the power of culture for sustainable development in Kenya.
The finalisation and approval of the Culture Bill by the Cabinet now paves way for effective implementation of constitutional provisions related to culture.