President Kenyatta on Thursday made new diplomatic appointments.
Three former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners, Margaret Mwachanya, Connie Nkatha and Paul Kurgat were picked as Kenya’s deputy head of missions to Islamabad (Pakistan), Moscow (Russia), and Rome (Italy) respectively.
Also in the list of nominees released on Thursday by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua is Build Bridges Initiative (BBI) Joint Secretary Amb. Martin Kimani, who has been named Kenya’s new Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York.
Ambassador John Ten Ottawa, Immaculate Wambua and Catherine Mwangi have been nominated as Kenya's new High Commissioners in Canberra (Australia), Ottawa (Canada), and Pretoria (South Africa) respectively.
The following have been nominated as ambassadors Jean Kamau (Addis Ababa), Linday Kiptiness (Bangkok), Amb. Tom Amolo (Berlin), Amb. Lemarron Kaanto (Brasilia), Amb. Daniel Wambura (Bujumbura), Stella Munyi (Harare), Maj. Gen (Rtd.) Samuel Nandwa (Juba), Maj. Gen (Rtd.) Ngewa Mukala (Khartoum), Amb. Benson Ogutu (Moscow), Joshua Gatimu (Tehran), Amb. Tabu Irina (Tokyo) and Amb. Jean Kimani (UN HABITAT).
Those picked for the Deputy Head of Mission position are Hudson Ivutsia (Abuja), Joakim Kiarie Kamere (London), Maj. Gen (Rtd.) Thomas Chepkato (Mogadishu), Irene Achieng Oloo (New Delhi), Isaac Parashina (Tel Aviv), and Judy Sijine (The Hague).