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Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya (May 18, 2019) 

Location: Kenya, countrywide Event: Terrorist groups have a history of carrying out attacks during Ramadan. On May 15, the Kenyan Police issued a notice to the public explaining that they have enhanced patrols during this time and intensified security in areas of interest (churches, mosques) countrywide. Actions to Take:  Be aware of your surroundings.  Stay ...
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UPDATED INFORMATION ON U.S. VISA APPLICATIONS

UPDATED INFORMATION ON U.S. VISA APPLICATIONS  U.S. visa applicants may apply for a U.S. visa with a machine-readable, non-digital Kenyan passport. U.S. Embassy Nairobi will place an issued visa in a non-digital passport. For entry into the United States, passports must be valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay in the ...
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The United States – A Value Proposition – OPED By Kyle McCarter, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya

The United States – A Value Proposition By Kyle McCarter, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya This is a pivotal time in the history of Kenya. The handshake last year that paved the way for a stronger democracy rooted in peaceful dialogue and post-election political stability has allowed Kenya’s economy to continue growing.  By all accounts, Kenya ...
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Ambassador McCarter’s Remarks to AmCham 2019 State of East Africa Integration Breakfast

Ambassador McCarter’s Remarks to AmCham 2019 State of East Africa Integration Breakfast Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 7:30 a.m., Intercontinental Hotel     Good morning everyone. Thank you, Max and Nick, for getting us started.  I’m looking forward to hearing remarks from the Cabinet Secretary for East African Community and Regional Development, the Honorable Adan Mohamed. ...
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U.S. Pension Investors Representing KES 100 Trillion Explore Opportunities in Kenya

U.S. Pension Investors Representing KES 100 Trillion Explore Opportunities in Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, April 1, 2019 — From April 1-3, 2019, the Kenya Pension Fund Investment Consortium (KEPFIC) is hosting 30 representatives of major U.S. pension and asset management funds on an initial mission to evaluate the investment potential and opportunities in infrastructure in Kenya.  ...
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