Finally Kenyan-American Mwende Mwinzi is the new ambassador to Seoul

Mwende, Jubilee aspirant for Mwingi West Parliamentary seat addressing Media in Kitui

Mwingi West Jubilee aspirant in 2017, Mwende Mwinzi has finally landed ambassadorial job to Seoul, South Korea

On Monday, she was approved to be an Ambassador leaving the question of how it happened.

This comes after vetting committee gave her two options; Dropping American citizenship or forget state job.

It is still not clear if she renounced American citizenship or not as she reports to Seoul in a few weeks.

On Friday, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amb. Monica Juma presided over the conclusion of the induction course for the cohort of Ambassadors appointed in July 2019.

“I can proudly confirm the readiness of all 34 Ambassador and High Commissioner Designates to pursue, promote and protect Kenya’s national interests across the world,” Monica said.


The CS said 12 women graduated in this cohort of Ambassadors and High Commissioner Designate in line with the President Uhuru Kenyatta’s commitment to the women empowerment agenda


According to the constitution… 

Article 78 (2) of the constitution on citizenship and leadership says that a state officer shall not hold dual citizenship. Ambassadors are state officers.



Facebook Comments