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  • Kenya to Chair Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group

    Kenya to Chair Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group

    Saturday, April 21, 2018 (MFA Press) — As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting came to a close yesterday, the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) members elected Kenya to chair the group for the next two years. Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma takes over from Cyprus in the group whose membership currently include Kenya, Namibia, United Kingdom, Samoa, Ghana, Malaysia, […]
  • Canada Accepts Kenya’s Request to co-Host Blue Economy Conference

    Canada Accepts Kenya’s Request to co-Host Blue Economy Conference

    LONDON, Thursday, April 19, 2018 — Canada has accepted Kenya’s request to co-host the Oceans Conference Kenya is hosting in November. The two countries have agreed to partner on the blue economy and find ways of harnessing ocean resources to support economic growth. Canada is particularly pleased with Kenya’s offer to organise and host the […]
  • Kenya Committed to Collective Resource-Exploitation

    Kenya Committed to Collective Resource-Exploitation

    London, Thursday, April 19, 2018 (MFA Press) – Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment to continue championing exploitation of blue economy and harnessing of natural resources and promotion of human development. Speaking during a Commonwealth Foreign Minister’s forum addressing itself to the topics referred to as a ‘More Sustainable Future’ and a ‘More Prosperous Future’, Foreign […]
  • Kenya to Serve Another Term at CMAG

    Kenya to Serve Another Term at CMAG

    London, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (MFA Press) – Kenya will serve for another two-year term in the Commonwealth Action Group (CMAG), the custodian of the group’s close-to-heart values. The Commonwealth places a high priority on being a community of peaceful, democratic countries which promotes and protects shared values, including the separation of powers, rule of […]
  • President Kenyatta Presides over Start of Trading at London Stock Exchange

    President Kenyatta Presides over Start of Trading at London Stock Exchange

    London, April 17, 2018 — President Uhuru Kenyatta today presided over the opening ceremony of the London Stock Exchange. President Kenyatta who is accompanied by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma urged UK investors to invest in Kenya. The UK is a leading investor in Kenya with at least 220 British companies operating […]
  • President Kenyatta arrives in UK for Commonwealth Meeting

    President Kenyatta arrives in UK for Commonwealth Meeting

    LONDON, APRIL 16, 2018 — President Uhuru Kenyatta last evening arrived in the United Kingdom for a five-day visit during which he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and hold talks to market Kenya as a preferred investment destination. The President who is accompanied by among others the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International […]
  • CS Juma Roots for ACP-EU to Provide Foundation for Deeper Cooperation

    CS Juma Roots for ACP-EU to Provide Foundation for Deeper Cooperation

    STATEMENT BY AMB. MONICA JUMA, DPHIL, CBS, CABINET SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DURING THE OPENING SESSION OF THE 15TH REGIONAL MEETING (EAST AFRICAN REGION) OF THE ACP-EU JOINT PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY, NAIROBI ON APRIL 11-13, 2018, HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL It is my distinct pleasure and honour, on behalf of the Government and the people of Kenya, to once again […]
  • CS Monica Juma Delivers Special Message to New Ethiopian Prime Minister

    CS Monica Juma Delivers Special Message to New Ethiopian Prime Minister

    Kenya and Ethiopia have agreed to enhance bilateral ties, trade and regional issues. This pronouncement was made yesterday during the visit of Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma to Ethiopia to deliver a special message from President Uhuru Kenyatta to the new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. During the visit CS Juma extended an invitation to Ahmed to pay […]
  • Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Nairobi, First in Africa

    Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Nairobi, First in Africa

    Costa Rica has opened its first embassy in Nairobi, the first in Africa. During an official visit by Costa Rican Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, the two countries signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) namely; MOU on Trade and MOU on Political Consultations. The MOUs signed on Thursday evening by Cabinet Secretary […]
  • Kenya, Mozambique to Revive Cooperation

    Kenya, Mozambique to Revive Cooperation

    Maputo, Mozambique, Friday, March 30, 2018, (MFA Press) – Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma and her Mozambique counterpart H.E. Jose Condungua Pacheco today held bilateral talks on the sidelines of President Uhuru Kenyatta state visit to Mozambique. The two Ministers held bilateral talks on a wide range of issues of cooperation. The meeting was […]