Before being nominated for thepost, Ms Mohamed was Assist-ant Secretary General at the UNand Deputy Executive Director,Unep.Prior to joining the UN, she wasJustice PS. She recently hit theheadlines after announcing thatshe would be seeking to suc-ceed Pascal Lamy as the direc-tor-general of the World TradeOrganisation. She is marriedwith two children.
Felix Kiptarus Koskei
Born in 1964, Mr Koskei joinedthe University of Nairobi in 1987and graduated with aBSc in1990. He did his MBA in Strate-gic Management in 2003 at theUniversity of Nairobi.He joined Kenya Posts and Tel-ecommunication Corporation in1990. In 2007, he joined KenyaCivil Aviation Authority as pro-curement manager. In 2009, he joined Kenya National HighwaysAuthority and rose to becomeGeneral Manager, Supply Chainand Support Services.He is married to Margaret andhas four children, one boy andthree girls.
Mr Mohamed was born Decem-ber 1963 in Mandera County.He has worked for BarclaysBank for over 15 years in diﬀer-ent parts of the world. He hasbeen the CEO of Barclays Kenyafor 10 years. Barclays Grouprecently promoted him to ChiefAdministrative Oﬃcer with re-sponsibilities for 10 countries inAfrica. An MBA graduate fromHarvard Business School, MrMohamed also a BCom from theUniversity of Nairobi.
The former Tourism Ministerplayed a key role in popularis-ing Mr Kenyatta’s presidentialcampaign in Mombasa againsta Cord wave. He paid the priceby losing his bid to become thecounty’s ﬁrst senator to Wiper’sHassan Omar.Mr Balala is the man Mr Keny-atta bestowed upon the taskof articulating his blueprint ontourism during the launch of theJubilee’s manifesto.He did a leadership course at JFKennedy School of Government,Harvard University, as well as acourse in Urban Management atthe University of Toronto.
Ms Ngilu led President UhuruKenyatta’s presidential cam-paign in Ukambani aheadagainst a Cord wave in theregion, eventually losing her bidto become Kitui senator.She was one of the longestserving politicians in the 10thParliament, having joined theHouse in 1992. She unsuccess-fully ran for president in 1997.She has previously held theHealth and Water ministerialdockets under retired PresidentKibaki.Born in 1952, she holds a BA inLeadership and Management.
Land, Housingand UrbanDevelopment
Dr Matiangi is one of the world’sforemost experts on the KenyanLegislature. He has more than12 years experience in demo-cratic development, the lastsix years of which have beenwith the Kenya ParliamentaryStrengthening Project.Prior to joining the project,he taught at the University ofNairobi. He holds a doctorate inComparative Literature from theUniversity of Nairobi, a master’sin English from the University ofNairobi, and a BEd from Keny-atta University.He was born in Borabu and ismarried with two children.
Information,Communication andTechnology (ICT)
Born in 1952, Prof Kaimenyiholds a PhD in Dentistry fromthe University of Nairobi. He iscurrently the Deputy Vice-Chan-cellor in charge of Academic Af-fairs at the University of Nairobiand a member of the MedicalPractitioners and Dentists BoardHe has previously held sev-eral key positions includingPresident of the CommonwealthDental Association and head ofthe National Dental Unit at theKenyatta National Hospital.He is married with ﬁve children.
prepare to vet top job nominees
Redeﬁne foreign policy toestablish global trade pri-orities and pursue robust,reciprocal bilateral and multi-lateral trade through regionaland international tradeagreements.
Engage traditional economicpowers, including US, GreatBritain, and other Europeancountries, as well as emerg-ing players such as China,Brazil, India and Russia.Create a legislative frame-work for cash transfers forthe needy administered bycounty governments.
Labour, SocialSecurity andServices
Immediately embark on ad- judication and titling of com-munity land.Give communities, ratherthan the National Land Com-mission, the titles to Commu-nity-held land.
Expand the ﬁbre opticnetwork to cover hospitals,schools, and police stationsand progresssively roll outfree WI-FI in major townswithin the next ﬁve years.
Import tractors and othermechanical equipment andenhance the certiﬁed seedand fertilizer subsidy pro-grammeTriple the budgetary alloca-tion to scientiﬁc research andinformation
Expand the economy andpromote industries to create jobs and business opportuni-ties
Transform the Youth Enter-prise Development Fund andKenya Industrial Estates intoa new national enterpriseagency — Biashara Kenya.
Give tax breaks/holidays toyoung people to encour-age them to initiate start-upbusinesses.
SECRETARY NOT YET NAMED
Ministry of Interiorand Coordinationof NationalGovernment
Buy more vehicles andequipment for the police soeach ward has two vehiclesIncorporate CCTVtechnology in the ﬁghtagainst crime
Work with internationalpartners to provide solarpowered lap-top computers.
Increase education fundingby one per cent each yearso that by 2018 it reaches32 per cent of governmentspending.
We have tried toensure that wehave maintainedgender balance”
The number of CabinetSecretaries in the newdispensation
Encourage the private sectorto participate in extractionand processing of the coun-try’s natural resources whileensuring that Kenyans bene-ﬁt fully from these resourcesto improve living standards.
SECRETARY NOT YET NAMED
declaresPresident Uhuru KenyattaKenya’s fourth President.
Supreme Courtupholds the election ofPresident Kenyatta and hisDeputy William Ruto.
President Keny-atta and Deputy Presidentsworn in.
President re-leases ﬁrst four names ofCabinet secretaries.
Long wait toget Uhuru list
Friday April 26, 2013