Rollout of e-Passport
This is to notify the General Public that the Department of Immigration will start issuing the e-Passport with effect from 1st September 2017. Holders of valid current passports will be allowed to use them for the next 2 years i.e to 31st August 2019 after which they will be rendered invalid. Please note that the department will no longer be issuing the current Ordinary, Diplomatic and East African passports.
Amb. Lemarron Kaanto, Deputy High Commissioner, Kenya High Commission Pretoria, Mr. Josef K. Mwikya, Head of Consular and Dr Gatama Gichini, Education Attaché’ during an official visit to the Harambee Diaspora Group in Klerksdorp on 8th July 2017.
KENYA HIGH COMMISSION IN PRETORIA HAS OPEN THE PRE- QUALIFICATION BIDS FOR 2017 - 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR.
Kenya High Commission in Pretoria invites bids from eligible bidders for pre-qualification for the supply and delivery of goods, works and services for the period 2017 - 2018, as indicated herein below attached bids categories
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IEBC Voter Verification is now on here in Pretoria, to help the registered voter to confirm the correctness of his/her.
- Polling station
- Name and Passport Number
- Biometric data
On 25th March 2017 representatives of Kenyan Academic Diaspora Community from University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, University of South Africa, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the Kenya High Commission jointly organized the Education, Science, Technology and Innovation 2017 Gauteng Symposium / Education Day" at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). The event created a unique platform for over 70 Kenya Academic Diaspora Communities (undergraduates, postgraduate and senior academicians) residing within Gauteng Province to present their research and experience foci. In addition the event;
- Created awareness of the existing education sector bilateral cooperation programs
- Expanded the ongoing comprehensive skills data base development;
- Profiled and networked the academicians;
- Stimulated the vibrant debate on education sector;
- Created a key networking platform for education sector actors and stakeholders;
- Established intra and inter connectivity of the education sector actors and stakeholders.
The First Lady Margaret Kenyatta received top Honorary Award from the highly reputed Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Cape Town (South Africa) on 22nd March 2017.
The First Lady received the prestigious Fellowship of Honoris Causa Award from the globally respected Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The honorary accolade was in recognition of the First Lady’s unflinching commitment to end maternal and child mortality in Kenya besides her efforts to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission under the highly innovative Beyond Zero initiative. The Honorary Fellowships are the highest Awards by the RCOG and are given following a rigorous exercise of screening and vetting by the Council.
The High Commissioner, Ambassador Jean Kamau and Dr. Gatama Gichini – Education Attaché accompanied Professor Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o the distinguished Professor of the Departments of Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine, on Thursday 2nd March, 2017 evening at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg where he delivered a public lecture entitled 'Secure the Base, Decolonise the Mind.'
KENYAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA COMMUNITY ONLINE REGISTRATION
The Kenya High Commission in Pretoria is in the process of developing a comprehensive database for all Kenyan Students and members of staff in Universities, technical colleges and research institutes in the Republics of South Africa.
The purpose of the targeted database is for networking the Kenyan academic Diaspora community with Kenyan institutions and other ongoing programmes in the education science and technology sector. It is against this background that the Mission kindly requests you to voluntarily spare a few minutes and provide the requested precise information in the form below that will be treated confidently.
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ENQUIRIES ON KENYA GENERAL ELECTIONS 2017.
Information regarding the upcoming Kenya General Elections 2017 can be accessed through the INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL AND BOUNDARIES COMMISSION (IEBC) website,
click here to Visit IEBC Website
H.E Amb. Jean Kamau with members of Kenya Delegation to CITES CoP 17 led by Cabinet Secretary Hon. Judy Wakhungu when she hosted the Delegation for lunch on Saturday 1st October,2016 at her residence in Pretoria, South Africa.