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Statement on the Anniversary of Dusit Attack

January 15, 2020 The United States remembers and commemorates with all Kenyans the 21 lives lost and those injured one year ago in the horrific terrorist attack on the Dusit2D Hotel complex in Nairobi. We again commend the speed and courage of the response by the Kenyan security services who rescued hundreds of innocent civilians ...
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Julia Taft Fund for Refugees

Julia Taft Fund for Refugees FY 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the Office of the Regional Refugee Coordinator and the Community Grants Program Office, is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity through the 2020 Julia Taft Fund for Refugees.  What is the Julia Taft Fund for Refugees? ...
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Security Alert: Heightened Middle East Tensions

U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI Security Alert for U.S. Citizens January 7, 2020 Heightened Middle East Tensions   Location: Kenya Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as ...
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U.S. Embassy to Nairobi, Kenya Security Alert

This message is being re-sent in its entirety to include “Actions to Take” and the correct title.  There is an increased risk of terrorism and criminal activity during the holidays in Kenya.  There is also a heightened risk of armed robbery, assault, and kidnapping.  Travelers to Kenya are sometimes perceived to have gifts or large amounts of cash.  Threats ...
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Kenya Initials New Open Skies Civil Aviation Partnership with the United States

Kenya Initials New Open Skies Civil Aviation Partnership with the United States  Nairobi, Kenya, December 10, 2019 – United States delegates to the twelfth International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN 2019) have expanded the network of U.S. Open Skies partners through a newly negotiated and amended agreement with Kenya. The agreement ...
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