On the road with Kenyans on Jamhuri Day
Friday, December 16, 2022
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The 59th Anniversary of the 'Jamhuri Day' National Day of the Republic of Kenya was celebrated with pomp and style in various cities across the United Kingdom, as coordinated by the Diaspora Association.

The High Commissioner, Amb. Manoah Esipisu, EBS, joined Kenyans in Scotland for a celebration at Glasgow's iconic #Calabash eatery, a Kenyan-owned restaurant, where he outlined progress in implementing the UK-Kenya Strategic Partnership over the last year and how the Diaspora can reap the full benefits.

Our Deputy Head of Mission, Amb. Kiarie Kamere, visited the Northern Ireland Diaspora in Belfast as part of the Kenya High Commission's diaspora engagements to mark Jamhuri Day 2022,extending our outreach and exchanging perspectives on opportunities available to Kenyans at home and abroad.

We were also present at the Leeds Diaspora Association's Jamhuri Day 2022 celebration, with our Head of Consular Services Alicent Odipo, OGW leading our team engagement on heroes of yesterday and today, consular matters, investment, and education issues.

The High Commissioner met with members of the Stoke UK Diaspora SACCO at #ThatchedHouse in East London to discuss progress in implementing the Kenya-UK strategic partnership and opportunities for investment both at home and in the UK to ensure mutual prosperity from the ground up.

Notably, the High Commissioner attended the Barking Town Hall celebrations and flag hoisting, which were organised by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, which was represented by Kenyan born Councillor Dr. Liz Kangethe.

Wrapping it up on Monday, December 12th, 2022, H.E Amb. Manoah Esipisu, EBS joined the Right Reverend Anthony Ball, Canon of Westminster for a special prayer service of thanksgiving, security, and prosperity for our beloved Republic of Kenya.

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