Cabinet of Kenya

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The Cabinet 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]

Party key The National Alliance
United Republican Party
Republican Congress
National Rainbow Coalition
Orange Democratic Movement
New Ford–Kenya
Cabinet of Kenya[2][3]
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent Term began
Uhuru Kenyatta.png President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
Uhuru Kenyatta 9 April 2013
William Ruto at WTO Public Forum 2014.jpg Deputy President William Ruto 9 April 2013
No image.svg Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government Joseph Ole Nkaissery 24 December 2014
No image.svg Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Planning Anne Waiguru 15 May 2013
No image.svg Cabinet Secretary for Defence Raychelle Omamo 15 May 2013
Amina Mohamed at the Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amina Mohamed 20 May 2013
Jacob Kaimenyi (cropped).jpg Cabinet Secretary for Education Jacob Kaimenyi 15 May 2013
Henry Rotich.jpg Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury Henry Rotich 15 May 2013
James Wainaina Macharia.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Health James Wainaina Macharia 15 May 2013
Michael Kamau.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure Michael Kamau (suspended)[4]
James Wainaina Macharia (acting)
15 May 2013
Judy Wakhungu.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources Judy Wakhungu 15 May 2013
Hon. Charity Kaluki Ngilu at Opening Session.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Land, Housing and Urban Development Charity Ngilu (suspended) 15 May 2013
Fred Matiangi 2013.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication and Technology Fred Matiang'i 15 May 2013
Hassanwario.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts Hassan Wario 15 May 2013
No image.svg Cabinet Secretary for Labour, Social Security and Services Kazungu Kambi (suspended)[4]
Raychelle Omamo (acting)
Davis Chirchir.png Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum Davis Chirchir (suspended)[4]
Henry Rotich (acting)
15 May 2013
No image.svg Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Felix Koskei (suspended)[4]
Adan Mohammed (acting)
15 May 2013
Adan Mohammed 2013.jpg Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization and Enterprise Development Adan Mohammed 15 May 2013
Phyllis Kandie.jpg Cabinet Secretary for EAC Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Phyllis Kandie 15 May 2013
Najibu Balala (cropped).JPG Cabinet Secretary for Mining Najib Balala 15 May 2013
Eugine Ludovic Wamalwa.png Cabinet Secretary for Water and Irrigation Eugene Wamalwa[5] 9 July 2015
Also attends Cabinet
Githu Muigai.jpg

Attorney General

Githu Muigai 27 August 2011

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Njagih, Moses. "Vetting awaits nominees to new Cabinet". Standard Digital News. The Standard Group Limited. Retrieved April 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils the structure of his Government.". State House (Kenya). 18 April 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cabinet Secretary Nominees". State House (Kenya). 25 April 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d "President suspends four Cabinet secretaries and eight top state officials". Daily Nation. 29 May 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Eugene Wamalwa gets Water but without irrigation function". Daily Nation. 11 July 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 

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