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State told to fill diplomatic posts

14 November 2012, 09:12

Nairobi - Concern is emerging over the delayed replacement of Kenyan envoys who have left office at eight stations around the world.

Daily Nation reports that the government is yet to appoint new ambassadors to take charge of China, Australia, Nigeria, Botswana, Oman and Geneva nearly two months after diplomats posted to the stations resigned or left at the expiry of their terms.

It has also emerged that the Foreign Affairs ministry is yet to give advice to the appointing authority following a standoff over how to share the slots and demands that Parliament must approve the appointments.

- For more visit Daily Nation


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