31st Mar, 2016President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers 2016 SONA

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered his 2016 State of the Nation speech today to parliament. The full text of the speech as published on the presidency website is as follows: SPEECH […] more ->

25th Nov, 2015President names new Cabinet

President Uhuru Kenyatta has carried out a comprehensive reorganisation of his government, after months of problems over corruption, which left five ministers suspended and several others resigning. The new government, […] more ->

22nd Nov, 2015Devolution and Planning Minister steps down

Anne Waiguru, Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Planning, in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Cabinet has resigned her portfolio. The move came after the Cabinet Secretary had been criticised by a powerful […] more ->

26th Jul, 2015Obama and Kenyatta address Entrepreneurship Summit

United States President Barack Obama is visiting Kenya. During his visit he attended a meeting of the 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Nairobi. The summit is an initiative by […] more ->

10th Jul, 2015Eugene Wamalwa becomes Cabinet Secretary for Water and Irrigation

President Uhuru Kenyatta was present at the swearing in ceremony of Eugene Wamalwa as Cabinet Secretary for Water and Irrigation. The portfolio is a new Ministry created last month. The […] more ->

30th Mar, 2015Five Cabinet Ministers suspended

Following on from his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last week, President Uhuru Kenyatta suspended four Cabinet Ministers on Saturday who had been named in an Ethics and Anti-Corruption […] more ->

27th Mar, 2015Full text of SONA speech

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered his State of the Nation Address(SONA) to Parliament yesterday afternoon. During his speech the President asked for the forgiveness of the nation for any past wrongdoings […] more ->

3rd Dec, 2014President appoints new Interior Minister as security situation worsens

President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed Joseph Ole Lenku, his Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government, and replaced him with Major General (rtd) Joseph Nkaissery. Inspector General of […] more ->

8th Oct, 2014Kenyatta appoints Ruto as Acting President

President Uhuru Kenyatta is attending the “Status Conference” at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague starting today. Earlier this week he handed over temporary power as Acting President […] more ->

13th Jun, 2014FinMin Henry Rotich delivers 2014/2015 budget

Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury (Finance Minister) Henry Rotich has delivered his budget speech for the 2014/2015 budget. In his budget the Finance Minister announced that the government would […] more ->