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  • KENYA GETS TWO YEARS EXTENSION ON SUGAR SAFEGUARD

    KENYA GETS TWO YEARS EXTENSION ON SUGAR SAFEGUARD

    LUSAKA, ZAMBIA 14th July (MFA PRESS) -Kenya’s sugar industry will continue to enjoy protection from influx of imports from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region after the COMESA  Council of Ministers passed a resolution accepting Kenya’s bid to extend sugar safeguards for two more years. The current sugar safeguards will expire […]
  • COMESA SUMMIT KICKS OFF, NEW SG TO BE APPOINTED

    COMESA SUMMIT KICKS OFF, NEW SG TO BE APPOINTED

    Lusaka, ZAMBIA, 14th July (MFA PRESS) -The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Council of Ministers meeting kicks off in Lusaka, Zambia. The meeting precedes the Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting tomorrow and the Summit scheduled for July 18 and 19.   The theme of this year summit is – “COMESA towards digital economic […]
  • Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS)

    Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS)

    The Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Amb Monica Juma joined her counterpart from the Ministry of Defence, Amb. Raychelle Omamo at the opening session of the 21st Plenary Session of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), at UN Complex, Gigiri on July 12, 2018. In her statement the Cabinet Secretary […]
  • Foreign Affairs honors Ms Sahle-Work Zewde UN DG

    Foreign Affairs honors Ms Sahle-Work Zewde UN DG

    Foreign Affairs Ministry led by CS Amb Monica Juma hosted a luncheon in honor of the outgoing United Nations Office Nairobi Director General Ms Sahle-Work Zewde at the Intercontinental Hotel. Ms. Zewde who started her tour in 2011, was lauded for raising the profile and strategic importance of the UNON office in Nairobi and her […]
  • PRESS BRIEFING: “THE STATE OF OUR DIPLOMACY”

    PRESS BRIEFING: “THE STATE OF OUR DIPLOMACY”

    Amb. Monica Juma, DPhil, CBS CABINET SECRETARY MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS 5th July 2018     Distinguished Members of the Fourth Estate Colleagues from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs   Good Morning   I am delighted to welcome you to the 2nd Press Briefing session of the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs on the state […]
  • AU restates calls for Security Council Reforms

    AU restates calls for Security Council Reforms

    The Africa Union Committee of Ten on the United Nations Security Council Reforms commonly referred to as C-10 met on the sidelines of the 31ST AU Summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania to discuss progress made so far on their push for reforms at the UN Security Council. Under the Intergovernmental Negotiation process, Africa is demanding to […]
  • AU Summit Underscores Fight Against Corruption

    AU Summit Underscores Fight Against Corruption

    Nouakchott, Mauritania, Friday, June 29, 2018 (MFAPress) — Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma joined other Foreign Ministers for the 33rd Ordinary session of the African Union Executive Council in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The Executive Council is the second statutory meeting ahead of the AU Heads of State and Government Summit. During the opening session, Foreign […]
  • President Kenyatta bids Farewell to Three Outgoing Ambassadors

    President Kenyatta bids Farewell to Three Outgoing Ambassadors

    NAIROBI, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, (PSCU) —President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning bade farewell to three outgoing ambassadors whose tour of duty has come to an end. The three outgoing ambassadors are Botswana High Commissioner, John Moreti, Egyptian Ambassador Mahmoud Ali Talaat and the Outgoing Director General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) Sahle-Work Zewde. President […]
  • Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit Kicks off in Nairobi

    Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit Kicks off in Nairobi

    NAIROBI, 26 JUNE 2018 (PSCU) ­­– The Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) Summit kicked off in Nairobi this morning. The conference being hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta is being attended by Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda while President Salva Kiir of South Sudan is represented by a special envoy. Ethiopia, Tanzania, […]
  • CS Monica Juma says Blue Economy Conference Seeks to Initiate Action-Oriented Discussions

    CS Monica Juma says Blue Economy Conference Seeks to Initiate Action-Oriented Discussions

    STATEMENT BY AMB. MONICA JUMA, DPHIL, CBS, CABINET SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE OCCASION OF THE PLEDGING CONFERENCE ON BLUE ECONOMY, 20th JUNE 2018, AT THE CROWNE PLAZA, NAIROBI Mr Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary, the National Treasury and National Planning Mr Keriako Tobiko, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning. […]