Brian Nyawinda (Extreme Left) pose with his teammates after being declared winners at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students held in October 2017 in Sochi, Russia

Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board staff Mr. Brian Nyawinda was feted for an outstanding concept for a sustainable future project in the just concluded 19th World Festival of youth and students held in October 2017 in Sochi, Russia. The festival brought together youths from all over the world who were tasked to come up a project that will solve a problem the world in the future.

Board Members Ernest Orito (L), Stephen Karanja (R) and Director, Publicity & Advocacy Basset Buyukah (M) are elated to be part of the 2nd Best Energy Services and Conservation Sector Stand at the NITF.

By Esther Musyoka

An important consideration to make when introducing nuclear electricity generation in a country is the need to continuously push factual information to spur understanding among its stakeholders and or public on aspects involved in nuclear power development.

Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board CEO, Eng. Collins Juma (left) addressing members of the public during the public dialogue forum on nuclear energy, alongside Cofek secretary-general, Mr. Stephen Mutoro and KNEB Chair, Teresia Mbaika. (Photo courtesy: Peter Njau, NMG)

By Faith Kosgei

On 4th December 2017, Kenya Nuclear Electricity (KNEB) hosted a public dialogue with Kenya electricity consumers on nuclear electricity development in Kenya in collaboration with Consumer Federation of Kenya (COFEK) at Laico Regency Hotel in Nairobi.

LSK Conference - Leisure Lodge Mombasa

By Emmanuel Wandera

The critical role of a legal and regulatory framework in a nuclear power programme was the key message by the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board during the 2017 annual Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Conference, which was held between 23rd to 27th August 2017 at the Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort in Kwale County.

Appointment as CEO

The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board wishes to inform our stakeholders the appointment of Eng. Collins Juma as the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board with effect from 1st August 2017 following a competitive recruitment process.

Eng. Collins Juma, has been the Acting chief Executive officer since 22nd December, 2015. He previously served as Director, Technical Affairs at KNEB in the past four years. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Mechanical) from the Indian Institute of Technology and a Masters degree in Operations Management from the University of Nairobi.

kneb award students during kenya science and engineering competition

Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board sponsored science and innovation in high schools during the just concluded the Kenya Secondary schools’ Science and Engineering Fair 2017 National Competition. The four day event took place at Allidina Visram High School in Mombasa County from 14th to 17th June 2017 that brought together budding scientists from all corners of the country to showcase their innovations and creativity.

On 30th May 2017, Kenya signed its fourth Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2017–2022 with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the signing took place at the IAEA headquarter during the 60th International Conference and anniversary to mark 60 years and beyond of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) contribution to development held in Vienna from 30 May to 1 June 2017.

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an 8-day mission to review infrastructure development for a new nuclear power programme in Kenya. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was carried at the invitation of the Kenyan Government.

The INIR team in its final meeting with the Government of Kenya stated that the country had made significant progress in its preparations to make a knowledgeable decision about introducing nuclear power. The INIR team also made recommendations and suggestions aimed at assisting Kenya in the further development of its nuclear infrastructure.

The management and staff of KNEB held a team building exercise on 4th January at the Morendat Conference Centre in Naivasha.

Under the themes; inspiration, Interventions, Network, Support, Productivity and Results, the team building focused on various simulations with the aim of teaching KNEB staff a number of lessons that could apply at work to increase their productivity.