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United States Gives KDF New Armored Personnel Carriers for Border Surveillance

Nairobi, Monday, November 19, 2018– The United States government has given 12 Bastion Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) to the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) to improve border surveillance. The APCs will support KDF’s efforts in the fight against extremists, including the use of improvised explosive devices (IED), along the border region. Defeating the threat of IEDs ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Mission to Somalia (10 November, 2018)

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia Event: The U.S. Mission to Somalia reminds U.S. citizens that terrorists continue to plan attacks against hotels, guesthouses, and office buildings.  These groups may also target public gatherings, demonstrations, and other public and private locations. Actions to Take: Review your personal security plans and carry a communication device. Notify a trusted person of your ...
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Ambassador Godec’s Remarks for KQ Direct Flight to New York City Launch Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Ambassador Godec’s Remarks For KQ Direct Flight to New York City Launch Jomo Kenyatta International Airport October 28, 2018 Waheshimiwa, mabibi na mabwana, hamjambo! Habari za jioni? This is an historic day for Kenya and the United States!  And I am very glad to be here to share it with you.  If there’s one phrase ...
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VOTING IN THE 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI Information Message for U.S. Citizens  VOTING IN THE 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS October 1, 2018 The Federal Voting Assistance Program’s website (FVAP.gov) is your one-stop shop for submitting your November ballot. Go to FVAP.gov and select your state. Note the state’s registration, ballot request and ballot return deadlines. If you already registered by submitting ...
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Ambassador Godec’s Remarks for National Dialogue Conference September 11, 2018

Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen, Hamjambo! Habari zenu? Good morning.  It’s a great pleasure to be with you today to help launch the National Dialogue Conference.  Leaders from the religious and business communities, from civil society and from government – including many of you here — have been at the forefront of promoting an inclusive, ...
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