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Kibaki of Kenya appoints new envoys

Posted by African Press International on September 14, 2007

Story by PPS

President Mwai Kibaki has today appointed twelve new Ambassadors and High Commissioners. Three officers in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have also been promoted to the rank of Ambassador.

The appointees include Major Gen (rtd) James Mutua Mulinge, who becomes Kenya’s Ambassador to Somalia and Prof Ruthie Chepkoech Rono as Kenya’s Ambassador to the Netherlands. Others include Mr Daniel Sindiga as High Commissioner to Botswana, Mr Thomas Amolo as High Commissioner designate to South Africa, Prof Festus Kaberia as High Commissioner to India and Amb.Mohammed Mahat who goes to Kuwait.

Others are Ms Catherine Muigai Mwangi as Ambassador who has been appointed to the Republic of Ireland, Mr Mwakai Kikonde Sio as Ambassador designate to Spain, Mr Robert Mutua Ngesu as Ambassador designate to the Sudan, Mr Benjamin A.M. Mweri as Ambassador designate to the Republic of Burundi, Dr Tom Mboya Okeyo as Ambassador designate and Deputy Permanent Representative, United Nations, Geneva and Dr Joseph Kipkemoi Kiplagat as Consul General Designate Juba.

Promoted to the ranks of Ambassador were Mr Albert Abwavo Musasia, Mr Benson Ouma Ogutu and Dr Kipyego Cheluget

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