Cabinet of Kenya

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The Cabinet of the Republic of Kenya is made up of the President, Deputy President, Attorney General and Cabinet Secretaries. The 2010 Constitution of Kenya allows a maximum of 22 ministries. A Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament and has to be vetted by a parliamentary committee before their appointment.[1]

Current Cabinet[edit]

Cabinet of Kenya[2]
Incumbent Portfolio Incumbent Term
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Head of State and Head of Government of Kenya
Commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces
H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H 2013–present
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Deputy President H.E. Hon. Dr. William Ruto, EGH, EBS 2013–present
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Interior and Coordination of National Government Hon. Dr. Fred Okengo Matiang'i, E.G.H 2017-present
Petroleum and Mining Hon. John K. Munyes, E.G.H
Environment and Forestry Hon. Keriako Tobiko, C.B.S
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Devolution and the ASALS Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, E.G.H
Water and Sanitation Hon. Simon Chelugui
Finance / National Treasury and Planning Hon. Amb. Ukur Yatani Kanacho
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Sports, Culture and Heritage Hon. Amb. Dr. Amina Chawahir Mohamed Jibril
Education Hon. Prof. George A.O Magoha
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Transport, Infrastructure, Housing,Urban Development and Public Works Hon. James Wainaina Macharia, E.G.H|James Macharia
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Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation Peter Munya
Foreign Affairs & International Trade Raychelle Omamo
Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs Hon. Prof. Margaret Kobia, M.G.H
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Tourism and Wildlife Hon. Najib Balala, E.G.H
Energy Hon. Charles Keter, E.G.H
Health Hon. Sicily K. Kariuki, E.G.H
Labour & Social Protection Hon. Amb. Ukur Yattani Kanacho
Defence Hon. Amb. Raychelle A. Omamo E.G.H
Lands and Physical Planning Hon. Farida Chepchumba Karoney
Industry, Trade and Co-operatives Hon. Peter Munya, M.G.H
BCS 3977.jpg Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Hon. Joe Mucheru, E.G.H
East African Community (EAC) and Regional Development Hon. Adan Abdulla Mohammed, E.G.H
Also attends Cabinet

Attorney General

Paul Kihara Kariuki

Head of Public Service

Dr. Joseph Kinyua, EGH

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Njagih, Moses. "Vetting awaits nominees to new Cabinet". Standard Digital News. The Standard Group Limited. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
  2. ^ Kubania, Jacqueline (25 November 2015). "President Kenyatta reshuffles cabinet, expands state departments". Daily Nation. Nairobi. Retrieved 1 January 2016.

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