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  • KENYA SUMMONS ITS AMBASSSADOR TO THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA AND INSTRUCTS THE AMBASSADOR OF SOMALIA TO KENYA TO DEPART TO SOMALIA FOR CONSULTATIONS

    KENYA SUMMONS ITS AMBASSSADOR TO THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA AND INSTRUCTS THE AMBASSADOR OF SOMALIA TO KENYA TO DEPART TO SOMALIA FOR CONSULTATIONS

    Kenya has summoned its Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia, Ambassador Lt. General (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo. He has been summoned back to Nairobi for urgent consultations. The summons is a consequence of a most regretful and egregious decision by the Government of Somalia to auction off oil and gas blocks in Kenya’s maritime territorial […]
  • PRESIDENT UHURU’S BIG 4 AGENDA TO BENEFIT FROM US-KENYA BUSINESS FORUM

    PRESIDENT UHURU’S BIG 4 AGENDA TO BENEFIT FROM US-KENYA BUSINESS FORUM

    Foreign Affairs CAS Hon Ababu-Terrah Namwamba, EGH today in Washington DC held talks with the President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa, Ms Florizelle Liser. The two discussed Kenya-US trade ties, American investment interests in Kenya, the post-AGOA regime and the upcoming US-Africa Business Summit scheduled for the Mozambican capital Maputo in June […]
  • KENYA JOINS GLOBAL ANTI-TERROR COALITION IN WASHINGTON DC AS CAS ABABU DISCOURAGES TRAVEL ADVISORIES AND URGES STRONG WORLD ACTION AGAINST AL SHABAB

    KENYA JOINS GLOBAL ANTI-TERROR COALITION IN WASHINGTON DC AS CAS ABABU DISCOURAGES TRAVEL ADVISORIES AND URGES STRONG WORLD ACTION AGAINST AL SHABAB

    Kenya was Wednesday officially welcomed into the 79-member Global Coalition Against ISIS at a conference of Foreign Ministers in Washington, DC hosted by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and attended by President Donald Trump. “I welcome our newest members, Kenya and Fiji to this family of nations committed to defeating ISIS and it’s affiliates. […]
  • MINISTRY ENGAGES WITH THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

    MINISTRY ENGAGES WITH THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a two days retreat with the Departmental Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations of the National Assembly at Naivasha on January 31, 2019, to appraise and review areas of mutual collaboration. Speaking on behalf of the Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Ababu Namwamba, the Chief Administrative Secretary, applauded the warm and […]
  • PRESIDENT KENYATTA HOSTS SOMALI PRIME MINISTER AT STATE HOUSE

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA HOSTS SOMALI PRIME MINISTER AT STATE HOUSE

    I am glad to have hosted the Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire at State House, who delivered a message of goodwill and condolence from President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed following the Riverside Drive terrorist attack. Our two countries will continue to work together in the fight against terrorism. I am happy that Somalia is on a […]
  • KENYA IS SAFE AND SECURE, CAS ABABU ASSURES THE WORLD

    KENYA IS SAFE AND SECURE, CAS ABABU ASSURES THE WORLD

    Kenya has called on the United Nations to accord equal support and prominence to Peace Missions in Africa as it does to those in other parts of the world, noting that the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) suffers perennial insufficient and unpredictable funding and lacks the necessary force multipliers. While appreciating the support and […]
  • KENYA REMAINS UNBOWED AND IS NOW EMBOLDENED IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

    KENYA REMAINS UNBOWED AND IS NOW EMBOLDENED IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

    Distinguished Cabinet Colleagues, Dr. Fred Matiangi & Hon. Najib Balala Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Colleagues from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Good morning and Best wishes for the New Year;   I thank you all for honouring our invitation for this briefing despite the short notice. This unfortunate briefing […]
  • H.E PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA- STATEMENT ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK AT DUSIT COMPLEX, NAIROBI.

    H.E PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA- STATEMENT ON THE TERRORIST ATTACK AT DUSIT COMPLEX, NAIROBI.

    My fellow citizens, Kenya was struck yesterday by a gang of criminals who hoped to terrorize our people by committing acts of murder and mayhem. I can now confirm that at as about one hour ago, the security operation at Dusit complex is over and all the terrorists eliminated. As of this moment, we have […]
  • H.E UHURU KENYATTA NEW YEAR’S STATEMENT

    H.E UHURU KENYATTA NEW YEAR’S STATEMENT

    Good Evening my fellow Kenyans. An eventful year for our Nation, and, indeed, for our families and communities, has drawn to a close. We thank God for his Grace, which he gives without limit even when we do not merit it. I am as thankful, as is every Kenyan, for the care and consideration extended […]
  • CS JUMA IN JORDAN TO STRENGTHEN KENYA’S  AFRO-ARAB RELATIONS

    CS JUMA IN JORDAN TO STRENGTHEN KENYA’S AFRO-ARAB RELATIONS

    Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma is in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for a 3-days official visit to represent President Uhuru Kenyatta in the “Aqaba Process Follow-up meeting on East Africa” on invitation by His Majesty King Abdullah II, Ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashmite Kingdom of Jordan on 8-9 December 2018. The meeting […]