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Catherine B. Mogaka

Catherine B. Mogaka is the new Head of Chancery/ Deputy High commissioner and joined the Mission in September 2011. She graduated from the Sophia University in Tokyo (BA, Sociology), Japan in 1985 and later obtained an MA from St. John’s University in New York in International Relations with a Minor in Public Administration in 2006. Mrs. Mogaka an alumni of the National Defence College of Kenya (NDC-K) also has an MA in International Security Studies and Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Nairobi in International Relations, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Internal Law and Diplomacy from St. John’s University, New York. Her career began at the Ministry of Home Affairs where she served as a Children’s Officer, at the Provincial Children’s Office Nairobi, for one year.

She later transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1986 where she has served with distinction at the Asia and Australasia Division, IOC Division and Europe and Commonwealth Division. She has also served as the Ag. Head of the Minister’s Office, the Deputy Permanent Representative at the Kenya Mission to the UN, HABITAT, Head of Protocol Ceremonial, and Head of Horn of Africa Division. Mrs. Mogaka has served at the Kenya Mission to the United Nations in Geneva (1993-1998), the Kenya Missions to the United Nations in New York (2002-2006), as well as First Counsellor and Head of Chancery at the Kenya High Commission in Kigali, Rwanda for six months before transferring to the Kenya High Commission in Lusaka following her promotion to Minister Counsellor as Minister Counsellor and Head of Chancery.

Mr. Jack Kinoti

Mr. Jack Kinoti First Secretary - Administration
Mr. Kinoti joined the Kenya High Commission inLusaka, Zambia on 30th August, 2012 as First Secretary(Administration). He joined Government service in 1998and has worked in various capacities ever since.

Mr. Kinoti holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economicsfrom the University of Nairobi. He is married to Mary Mukiri,a medic and the couple is blessed with three children; adaughter and two sons.

Lydia Ojiambo Mrs. Lydia Ojiambo, Commercial Attaché
Ms Ann Mbeyu Mruche

Ms Ann Mbeyu MrucheSecond Secretary, Political and Economic
Ms. Mruche joined the Mission on 5th October,2012 as a Second Secretary from the Headquarters inNairobi. Ms. Mruche joined the Ministry in 2007 and hasworked at the Central Planning Unit under the Directorateof Administration and in the Economics and External Tradeof the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya.

She holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree inEconomics and Mathematics from Moi University, Kenyaand a Masters in International Studies; M.I.S (Concentration:Development Cooperation) from Ewha Womans University,Republic of Korea. She is also an Alumnae of the ForeignService Institute in Kenya. Ms. Mruche is married to Mr.Edward Mwabili Mwang’ombe. ff

Mr. Eugene Makokha

Mr. Eugene Makokha, Second Secretary, Political
He joined the Mission in August, 2010 as a second Secretary (Political) from the Headquarters in Nairobi. Mr. Makokha joined the Ministry in 2007; He has worked at various positions in Africa and AU Directorate, Protocol and Assets Management of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology, and a Masters of Arts in Environmental Planning and Management. He is a pioneer alumnae of the Foreign Service Institute in Kenya where he has undertaken a number of short Diplomatic courses.

Mrs. Mabel K. Otieno

Mrs. Mabel K. Otieno is the new Financial Attaché. She joined the Kenya High Commission, Lusaka in October, 2011 from the Headquarters in Nairobi as a 2nd Secretary (Financial). Mrs. Karani joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2007; she has previously worked at the Ministry of State for immigration and Registration of persons in Nairobi, and the County treasury, in Homa Bay County in Kenya.

Ms. Sally J. Tanui

Ms. Sally J. Tanui is the new Administrative Attaché. She joined the Kenya High Commission in Lusaka in September, 2011 as a 3rd Secretary (Administration). She brings in a wealth of experience from her previous assignments; She has previously worked at the Kenya Mission to Somali, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters in Nairobi and Kenya embassy in Tokyo, Japan. Before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Tanui worked at the Ministry of Lands, and the Ministry of Water and irrigation.