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Turkish Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa

Kenya’s High Commissioner to the republic of South Africa, H.E. Catherine Muigai Mwangi with Turkish Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa H.E. Ms. Aysegul Kandas, who paid her a courtesy call. The two envoys discussed issues of mutual interest to both Kenya and Turkey.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

High Commissioner, Catherine Muigai Mwangi held fruitful discussions today with Mr. Samaburu Wa-shiko, Senior Advisor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who paid a courtesy call on her at the Mission. Mr. Wa-shiko briefed the High Commissioner on various areas of strategic partnership between Kenya and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation particularly those that are aligned to the Big 4 Agenda

REVIEW OF ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR KENYA

The High Commission of the Republic of Kenya in South Africa wishes to notify members of public wishing to travel to Kenya of the following updated COVID-19 requirements: All travellers arriving into Kenya through any point of entry must have
a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination. Travellers below the age of 18 years are exempted from this requirement with effect from 21st December, 2021 and later extended to begin 4th January, 2022. In view of the above and in order to facilitate travel into the country, the Ministry of Health has considered and amended the vaccination requirements so that the following categories of travellers may be exempted from providing a vaccination certificate upon arrival into the
country.


a) Children below 18 years are exempted from the vaccination requirement.


b) Travellers with medical conditions precluding vaccination-risk of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, persons with a history of myocarditis or pericarditis, and other such condition for which vaccination is contraindicated. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practioner detailing the medical reason precluding vaccination.


c) Travellers who have recovered from an active COVID-19 infection or received Convalescent plasma in the preceding 90 days. Such persons shall be required to provide a letter from a recognized medical practioner showing that the person may have recovered from an active infection in the preceding 90 days.

d) Returning unvaccinated Kenyans who have difficulties accessing vaccines in their current country of residence. Such persons must be prepared to be vaccinated immediately upon entry and must register for vaccination on Chanjo-Ke platform before departure. Proof of registration shall be required before entry into the country.


All incoming travellers will be required to upload both negative COVID-19 PCR test results conducted within 72 hours of Travel and the COVID certificates 19 vaccination certificates onto the Global Haven program of the Trusted Travel platform.The site can be accessed through www.globalhaven.org and follow the prompt.

Global Water Partnership Southern Africa

A delegation from Global Water Partnership Southern Africa led by Executive Secretary, Mr. Alex Simalabwi, today paid a courtesy call on High Commissioner, Catherine Muigai Mwangi to convey a decision by convenors of an International High-Level Panel on Water Investment for Africa to nominate H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta to the Panel. The resolution to convene the High-Level Panel was adopted by convenors on 12th August, 2021

Department of Higher Education

Kenya’s High Commissioner to the Republic of South Africa Catherine Muigai Mwangi, with a delegation from the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kenya when they paid her a courtesy call yesterday 29th March, 2022 at the Chancery in Pretoria.

Team from Office of the Ombudsman Kenya

HC Catherine Muigai Mwangi with a team from the Office of the Ombudsman Kenya, led by Chairperson, Hon Florence Kajuju, when they paid her a courtesy call at the Taifa House Chancery. The team is in South Africa on an official engagement.

H.E. Dan Bahadur Tamang

The High Commissioner Catherine Muigai Mwangi held discussions with H.E. Dan Bahadur Tamang, the new Ambassador of Nepal to the Republic of South Africa when he called on her today 23rd August, 22 at the Mission’s Chancery. The two envoys discussed issues of mutual interest between the two countries and further expressed commitment to continue working closely in order to exploit untapped opportunities that exist in both countries.