Kenya YearBook Editorial Board | Cabinets

Uhuru Cabinet

  • Paul Kihara: A patrician’s speckled odyssey
    It is exceedingly appropriate that this account of one of the latest entrants into President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Cabinet, Paul Kihara Kariuki, begins with a focus on the seldom-remarked fact that he is a thespian of note. Throughout his schooling days, […]

Kibaki Cabinet

  • Najib Balala – Mr. charm with an edge
    If ever the Mwai Kibaki administration that swept to power in 2003 needed a face to symbolise a new beginning, then Najib Balala, the former Mayor of Mombasa, fit the bill perfectly. In picking the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mvita, Mombasa’s inner city, President Kibaki chose a performer and an […]

Moi Cabinet

  • Dr Robert John Ouko – Kenya’s most celebrated foreign minister
    Robert John Ouko, once the Kisumu Town Member of Parliament, will go down in history as one of the most celebrated Foreign Affairs ministers Kenya has ever had. Ouko, called Bob by his friends, was a diplomat par excellence. He had an impeccable record in that prestigious docket in President Daniel […]

Kenyatta Cabinet

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