APPOINTMENT

Uhuru appoints 24 new ambassadors, high commissioners

Among those appointed are Hon Dennis Waweru and Big Ted.

In Summary

• Uhuru has also appointed seven ambassadors who will serve as Deputy Heads of Missions and four officials to the post of Consul-General.

• Uhuru further promoted six senior Foreign Service Officers to the rank of ambassador.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the press briefing while delivering his new year message to Kenyans on Thursday, December 31, 2020.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during the press briefing while delivering his new year message to Kenyans on Thursday, December 31, 2020.
Image: PSCU

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed 24 new ambassadors and High Commissioners as Heads of Missions of Kenya abroad.

Uhuru has also appointed seven ambassadors who will serve as Deputy Heads of Missions and four officials to the post of Consul-General.

At the same time, the president has appointed an Ambassador and Special Envoy for the Maritime and Blue Economy.

He further promoted six senior Foreign Service Officers to the rank of ambassador.

Among those appointed is Hon Dennis Waweru who is now the consul general of the Democratic reppublic of Congo and Tomas Kwaka Omolo, alias Big Ted who will now be consul-general Los Angeles, United States of America.

Other appointed include former ICT permanent secretary Bitange Ndemo who will be the ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium and the National Assembly clerk Michael Sialai who is now the high commissioner of the Republic of Namibia.

The Consuls-Generals are;

  • Dennis Mburu - Arusha, Tanzania
  • Dennis Waweru - Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Benson Mwaliko Hargesia - Somaliland
  • Tomas Kwaka Omolo - Los Angeles, US

Here is the full list:


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