CS MUTUA HOLDS FRUITFUL DISCUSSION WITH US AMBASSADOR, QATAR AMBASSADOR AND DG UNON

On November 2, 2022, Dr. Alfred Mutua, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs held fruitful discussions with H.E. Meg Whitman, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Jabor Bin Ali Al-Dosari, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Kenya, and the H.E. Madam Zainab Bangura, Director General United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON). During the meeting […]

FINDING SOLUTIONS FOR KENYAN DIASPORA WORKERS

Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Cabinet Secretary Dr. Alfred Mutua held a meeting with representatives of employment agents who recruit Kenyans for jobs in Saudi Arabia and other regions on October 31, 2022. The Cabinet Secretary revealed that the meeting was informative with complex mind boggling revelations and a deep cry for help in […]

CHANGE OF GUARD AT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

The outgoing Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo, handed over to her successor, Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua at the Ministry headquarters on October 27, 2022. In her brief remarks, Amb. Omamo congratulated the new CS and wished him well. She also thanked the Ministry Staff for their support accorded to her during her tenure […]

PRESIDENT RUTO FLAGS OFF KENYA VALUE-ADDED TEA TO GHANA

On October 5, 2022, H.E. President William Ruto flagged off the inaugural consignment of Kenya value-added tea to Ghana under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA), marking Kenya’s maiden export to the West African country in first AfCFTA guided trade deal. Kenya and Ghana were the first African Union (AU) Member States to deposit […]

CS OMAMO INAUGURATES KENYA DIPLOMATIC ENCLAVE

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary  Amb. Raychelle Omamo inaugurated the Diplomatic Enclave in Gigiri Nairobi on 7th September 2022. Speaking during the function the Cabinet Secretary stated that the new diplomatic enclave will simplify the process of land acquisition for embassies and other multilateral  diplomatic organisations in the country. This will in turn open opportunities for […]

CS OMAMO WELCOMES AMB. WHITMAN TO KENYA

Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo met with US Ambassador to Kenya Margaret Whitman on September 1, 2022. CS Omamo welcomed Ambassador Whitman into the country and emphasized the shared values between the two countries including democratic values and multilateralism. Ambassador Whitman outlined her priorities including support on Trade and Economic Development, Food Security and addressing […]

GOVERNMENT OPENS ONE STOP SERVICE CENTRE FOR DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo graced the opening of Government of Kenya – United Nations service centre  at UNON Headquarters in Gigiri. The centre will  provide one stop post where UN Staff and Diplomatic community will access the Kenya Government services including Immigration and National Transport and Safety Authority Services. Speaking at the […]

KENYA, BANGLADESH COMMIT TO STRENGTHEN BONDS OF FRIENDSHIP

Kenya and Bangladesh have signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on Political Consultations and between the Foreign Service Academies of the two countries. The MOUs were signed in Dhaka, Bangladesh by Amb. Moi Lemoshira, Director General, Bilateral and Political Affairs for the Republic of Kenya and Amb. Masud Bin Momen, Foreign Secretary, Ministry of Foreign […]

KENYA OPENS A CONSULATE IN ARUSHA

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Amb. Raychelle Omamo, has this afternoon inaugurated the Kenya Consulate in Arusha. In her remarks Amb. Omamo said the Consulate will help deepen the excellent relations that exists between Kenya and Tanzania  and also solidify relations between the East Africa Community as Arusha is the Headquarter of the EAC and the […]

MFA HOLDS THE 18TH AMBASSADORS’ AND HIGH COMMISSIONERS’ CONFERENCE

The 18th Ambassadors and High Commissioners’ Conference themed “Delivering Greater Value by Leveraging on Kenya’s Diplomatic Footprint and Strategic Global Position,” was held from June 10 to 18, 2022 at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club in Nairobi. The Conference organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, occurred against the back drop of the […]