Resident advertises his availability for Nairobi Deputy Governor post

Kenyans woke up to a rather hilarious news item when a Nairobi resident ‘expressed’ interest to serve the city as a Deputy Governor. Philip Sogot Chepsat facilitated a paid-up advert in a local daily paper urging Nairobi governor Mike Sonko to award him the chance of deputizing the county chief. Citing his strong conviction. Sogot assured the governor, and Nairobians, of substantive service delivery. He made reference to his undergraduate qualifications combined with a 15-year experience portfolio in management and public service. He hoped that his new communication tactic will…

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US intervenes in Kenya-Somalia diplomatic row, as geopolitics battles over Mogadishu intensify

The US has been drawn into the murky waters of the Kenya-Somalia diplomatic row over the ocean boundary dispute. On Monday, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma met US representative in Somalia Ambassador Donald Yamamoto and discussed the recent developments between the two states. “Received & held a meeting with Ambassador Donald Yamamoto, Representative of the USA to Somalia. Exchanged views on the state of play in Somalia & our roles in the pursuit of regional peace and security. Accompanying Amb. Yamamoto was Amb. Kyle McCarter, US Ambassador to Kenya,”…

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