Meeting with IMO Secretary General Mr. Kitack Lim

On Monday 16th July 2018, the acting High Commissioner Mrs Grace Cerere paid a courtesy call on Mr. Kitack Lim, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General at the IMO Headquarters.  The objective of the meeting was for the Head of Mission to brief the Secretary General about  the High-Level Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy that Kenya will co-host […]

Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing

Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing – often described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled “Fanta Blackcurrant”, published in Wasafiri (2017). The Chair of the Caine Prize judging panel, award winning Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, Dinaw Mengestu, announced Makena as the winner of the £10,000 prize […]

100 DAY COUNTDOWN TO THE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE CONFERENCE

(London, 2nd July 2018)-The Acting High Commissioner, Mrs. Grace Cerere, today attended an evening reception hosted by Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs the RT Hon Boris Johnson MP to mark the 100 day countdown to the 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference. The event brought together senior stakeholders from the tech, tourism, transport […]