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KSh50/00 (TSh1,700/00 : USh2,700/00 : RFr900/00)
www.nation.co.ke
Nairobi |
Friday, April 26, 2013
No. 17560
News
P. 2-11, 16, Back
Opinion
P. 12-13
Letters
P. 14
County
P. 19-28
World
P. 30-36
Business
P. 38-41
Sport
P. 68-71
INDEX
Police extend Garissa crackdown —
BACK PAGE
Sing me a song; celebrating Bi Kidude, singer who breathed life into Taarab music >
DN2
∆∆∆∆
Uhuru Cabinet line-up
GOVERNANCE |
Dispute over inclusion of poll losers delays naming of nominees who now await vetting by Parliament
>>
President names 12 more nominees
>>
Ngilu and Balala make comeback despite pledgenot to include politicians
>>
Interior and Labour dockets remain unfilled
>>
Rift Valleyand Central regions dominate
>>
 Women land powerful dockets in new line-up.Pages 2-10
MRS CHARITY NGILU
Lands,Housing & Urban Dev.
PROF JACOB KAIMENYI
Education
MR FELIX KOSGEY
Agric, Livestock & Fisheries
Unlike in thepast, when thegovernment wasvery large, it is notpossible to saythat everybodyis going to be ingovernment”
 
President Kenyatta
MR MICHAEL KAMAU
Transport & Infrastructure
MR ADAN MOHAMMED
Industrialisation
MR NAJIB BALALA
Mining
DR HASSAN WARIO
 Sports, Culture and Arts
MRS PHYLLIS CHEPKOSGEY
EA Affairs, Comm & Tourism
PROF JUDI WAKHUNGU
Env, Water & Nat. Resources
MS RAYCHELLE OMAMO
 Defence
MRS ANN WAIGURU
 Devolution and Planning
MRS AMINA MOHAMED
Foreign Affairs
MR DAVIS CHIRCHIR
Energy and Petroleum
MR HENRY ROTICH
 National Treasury
MR JAMES MACHARIA
 Health
PHOTOS | BILLY MUTAI
President Uhuru Kenyatta when he unveiled his Cabinet at State House, Nairobi,yesterday.
ALSO APPOINTED
LAWRENCE LENAYAPA
State House Comptroller
FRANCIS KIMEMIA
Secretary to Cabinet
DR FRED MATIANG’I
 ICT
 
Michael Kamau
Born in 1958, Mr Kamau is mar-ried with two children. He hasbeen in the Civil Service since1981. He was seconded to MoiUniversity in Eldoret for sevenyears between 1990 and 1998.He holds a BSc in Civil Engi-neering from the University ofNairobi, MSc in Engineeringfrom the University of Newcas-tle Upon Tyne, UK.He has received extensive train-ing in the field of engineeringand management locally andinternationally. He has been aPermanent Secretary since Oc-tober, 2007 and a key architectin the infrastructure upgrade inthe last 10 years.
Transport andInfrastructure
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Construct a series ofcommuter railway networksin Nairobi, Mombasa andKisumu, including a link toNairobi’s Jomo KenyattaInternational Airport.
Anne Waiguru
Ms Waiguru has experience ineconomic and public policy andholds a master’s in EconomicPolicy from the University ofNairobi, specialising in publicfinance, financial managementsystems and public servicereform.She has served as the alternateto the PS, National Treasury inthe Public Procurement Over-sight Authority Advisory Board,and the Women EnterpriseFund Board.She is the director, IntegratedFinancial Management and In-formation System.
Ministry ofDevolution andPlanning
Fresh faces in Cabinet line-up as MPs
Raychelle Omamo
Daughter of former cabinetMinister William OdongoOmamo, Ms Omamo is a seniorcounsel.She was the first woman chair-person of the Law Society ofKenya and first woman ambas-sador to France, Portugal, TheHoly See and the Republic ofSerbia as well as a PermanentDelegate to Unesco.She was a member of the TaskForce on the Establishment ofthe Truth and ReconciliationCommission for Kenya and wasJurist of the Year 2002. MsOmamo studied Law at the Uni-versity of Kent at Canterbury.
Defence
James Wainaina Macharia
Born in 1959, Mr Macharia grad-uated with a BCom from theUniversity of Nairobi in 1983.He is a Certified Public Ac-countant and holds a master’sin Business Administration. Hehas previously worked with theStandard Chartered Bank wherehe rose to head of TransactionalBanking and Product Manage-ment in charge of East Africa.He has also worked at the NICBank where he rose to theposition of Managing Direc-tor overseeing its expansion inthe region. He is married to aZambian and has two children,Martin and Sandra.
Health
Henry Rotich
Until his nomination, Mr Rotichwas the Deputy Director incharge of Economic Affairs atthe Ministry of Finance wherehe worked with President UhuruKenyatta.He has previously worked atthe Central Bank as assistantdirector and also as aneconomist at the IMF ResidentMission in Nairobi..Mr Rotich was educated at theHarvard University’s KennedySchool of Government wherehe graduated with a master’s inpublic administration. He alsoholds an MA in Economics fromthe University of Nairobi. He is44 and married with two sons.
The NationalTreasury
Davis Chirchir
Mr Chirchir previouslyserved as a commissionerat the Interim IndependentElectoral Commission. He hasalso served as the GeneralManager at Kenya Postsand TelecommunicationsCorporation. He coordinated theprivatisation of Telkom Kenyaand establishment of Safaricom.Mr. Chirchir holds an MBAfrom Royal Holloway Schoolof Management, University ofLondon and a BSc in ComputerScience and Physics from theUniversity of Nairobi.He is 53 years and married withfour children.
Energy andPetroleum
Judy Wakhungu
Prof Wakhungu holds a PhD inEnergy Resources Management.She is currently the ExecutiveDirector of the African Centrefor Technology Studies.She is also Energy Advisor tothe Energy Sector ManagementProgramme of World Bank andAdvisor at the Legatum Centreat MIT.Prof Wakhungu is also a mem-ber of the Scientific AdvisoryCommittee of Unesco’s Inter-governmental Managementof Social Transformation Pro-gramme.
Environment,Water and NaturalResource
Hassan Wario Arero
Born in 1970, Dr Arero hailsfrom Moyale District of MarsabitCounty.He joined the University of Nai-robi’s Institute of African Stud-ies in 1990 and graduated in1995 with a BA in Anthropology.In 1997, Dr Wario won theChevening Scholarship to studyfor an MA at the University ofEast Anglia in UK. He did hisPhD in Anthropology at thesame university. Dr Wario joinedthe National Museums of Kenyain 1995. He previously workedfor the British Museums foreight years. He is married withtwo children.
Sports, Cultureand the Arts.
Phyllis Jepkosgei Kandie
Ms Kandie was born in EldamaRavine, Baringo county 48 yearsago.In 1986, she joined St Mary’sUniversity, Canada where shegraduated with a BCom. Shethen proceeded to MiddlesexUniversity in 1991 and DurhamUniversity for her MBA and fur-ther training.She is an investment bankerand is the Director, InvestmentAdvisory Services at StandardInvestment Bank. She has alsoserved as a regulator within theCapital Markets, energy and ag-ricultural sector. She is marriedwith two children.
Commerce andTourism
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Draw the line between na-tional and county executivefunctions, with the intentionof devolving the functionsconstitutionally assigned tocounty governments.
 
Use the “Rapid Results Ap-proach” to enhance adminis-trative capability in all countyexecutive departments.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Create a new BorderSecurity Force to defend thenation’s borders and provideadditional security supportto border counties.
 
Provide government fundedlife insurance cover fordisciplined forces personnel.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Increase health financingfrom 6 per cent -15 per centand improve pay for allmedical workers.
 
Have a fully equipped healthcentre within five miles ofevery home.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Build on our successes andpromotes private sector en-terprise.
 
Production-oriented eco-nomic growth that funds astrong safety net for the vul-nerable in our society.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Give low-cost loans forhouseholds currently off thegrid to buy small renewablepower systems.Introduce low-interest five-year loans, paid back as partof electricity bills.
 
Protect Kenya’s remainingforests and increase our for-est cover to 10 per cent overthe next 20 years.
 
Provide incentives and com-mercialise tree planting tomeet the energy needs.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Establish a National LotterySchemeto fund local sport-ing leagues.
 
Pursue tax incentives forindividual and private sectorinvestors in sports, arts andentertainment sectors.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Promote Kenya as an enddestination to double thenumber of tourists to threemillion a year.
 
Provide incentives to encour-age investment in tourist ac-commodation.
BILLY MUTAI | NATION
President Uhuru Kenyatta (Left)with his Deputy William Rutowhen they announced theCabinet at State House, Nairobiyesterday.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
ROAD AHEAD |
Women picked to head powerful dockets as President and his deputy delay naming of two Cabinet secretaries
UHURU’S CABINET 
DAILY NATION
Friday April 26, 2013
2 |
National News
 
Amina Mohamed
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.
Foreign Affairs
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.
Agriculture,Livestock andFisheries
Adan Mohamed
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.
Industrializationand EnterpriseDevelopment
Najib Balala
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.
Mining
Charity Ngilu
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
Fred Matiang’i
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)
Jacob Kaimenyi
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.
Education
prepare to vet top job nominees
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
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
MANIFESTO PROMISES
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.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
Expand the fibre opticnetwork to cover hospitals,schools, and police stationsand progresssively roll outfree WI-FI in major townswithin the next five years.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
Import tractors and othermechanical equipment andenhance the certified seedand fertilizer subsidy pro-grammeTriple the budgetary alloca-tion to scientific research andinformation
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
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
MANIFESTO PROMISES
 
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”
President Kenyatta
18
The number of CabinetSecretaries in the newdispensation
MANIFESTO PROMISES
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.
MANIFESTO PROMISES
SECRETARY NOT YET NAMED
MANIFESTO PROMISES
March 9:
IEBC
 
declaresPresident Uhuru KenyattaKenya’s fourth President.
March 30:
Supreme Courtupholds the election ofPresident Kenyatta and hisDeputy William Ruto.
April 9:
President Keny-atta and Deputy Presidentsworn in.
April 23:
President re-leases first four names ofCabinet secretaries.
CHRONOLOGY
Long wait toget Uhuru list
UHURU’S CABINET 
DAILY NATION
Friday April 26, 2013
National News
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