Kenya YearBook Editorial Board | Cabinets

Uhuru Cabinet

  • Betty Maina: The master multitasker
    She seemed destined for greatness right from the start. Betty Maina attended the prestigious Alliance Girls High School before joining the University of Nairobi for a degree in Land Economics, followed by a stint at University College London, from […]

Kibaki Cabinet

  • Moses Wetangula – Diplomat who flew from the cuckoo’s nest
    Moses Masika Wetangula joined President Mwai Kibaki’s Cabinet in 2008 as Minister for Foreign Affairs. Deputising him at the ministry were Richard Onyonka as Assistant Minister and Mwangi Thuita as Permanent Secretary. Before he became a Minister, replacing Raphael Tuju, he was the Assistant […]

Moi Cabinet

  • Julius Lekakeny Sunkuli – From the Judiciary to the August House
    Early in his life, Julius Lekakeny Sunkuli, who would become Minister for Internal Security in the final four years of Daniel arap Moi’s presidency, wanted to be a Catholic priest. His parents, Francis and Helen Sunkuli, raised him and his siblings in conformity with the teachings of the Church, […]

Kenyatta Cabinet

  • Joseph D. Otiende – Principled independence politician
    Joseph D. Otiende was a pioneer educator, politician, administrator, freedom fighter, MP and Cabinet minister, and he is still engaged in community leadership in Western Province. With others, this nonagenarian offered selfless service that led to […]
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