President Uhuru Kenyatta, with less than four months left to retire, has appointed new ambassadors and high commissioners to represent Kenya in various countries around the world. The appointments come as the country heads to general elections in August.
“The President has appointed 24 new ambassadors and high commissioners as heads of mission of Kenya Missions abroad. The President has also appointed 7 new ambassadors who will serve as Deputy Heads of Mission and 4 officials to the post of Consul-General,” read the statement from Statehouse.
Among those appointed is Professor Bitange Ndemo who will now be Ambassador of Kenya to the Kingdome of Belgium. Bitange has been a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Nairobi after leaving the government some years back.
Here is the full list: