Embassy Bulletins


The Cabinet Secretary Amb. Monica Juma, DPhil, CBS met H.E. President João Lourenço, President of Republic Angola in his palace earlier today (23 July 2018).

She presented to the President, a message of Goodwill which invited H.E. President João Lourenço to visit Kenya at his convenient time.

H.E. expressed his joy to have received the message from His brother H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta.

He accepted the invitation and asked the two ministers to start organizing and suggest the best dates on both sides.

H.E. President  João Lourenço, underscored the many areas of interest that both Kenya and Angola stand to benefit through their their bilateral cooperation.

He retaliated the long time experience of Angola in oil petroleum and mining which Kenya can learn from now that Kenya is starting to mine oil.

He noted that Kenya has over time established itself as an authoritative Tourism destination and Angola will be glad to learn from Kenya.

He urged the two ministers of Foreign Affairs to work together in discussing and concluding the next JCC between the two countries.

Lecture at Augustinho Neto University

This afternoon (23rd July 2018), the Cabinet Secretary Amb. Monica Juma DPhil, CBS delivered a Public Lecture at the Dr. Antonio Agustinho Neto University entitled “Claiming the Future of Africa.”

In the lecture the CS underscored the pragmatic need for sustained Peace and Security; Governance and Leadership, Continental Economics, Research and Development and Security of Intellectual Property as imperatives, if the young people of Africa have to claim the bright future of Continent.

She further urged African Governments to remain focused on the plight of the African youth, the main catalysts of change and to whom the future of Africa belongs.

The CS was received at the University by Her Excellency Prof. Maria Sambo the Minister for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Angola.

The lecture was attended by Former Prime Minister of Angola, The Minister of State Foreign Affairs, The Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of the Augustinho Net University, other Government officials, Senior University officials, Foreign Ambassadors and students among others.


Cabinet Secretary Amb. Monica Juma visited the National Museum of the Armed Forces of Angola (Museu Nacional de Historia Militiar) located in Luanda on 23rd July 2018.
The CS was taken through the historical struggle of the Angolan people since the rule of Queen Nzinga who was a leading figure in the unification of the people of Angola.
The Museum pays homage to the history of the independent forces of Angola.

CS hosts African Group of Ambassadors

Cabinet Secretary Amb. Monica Juma today (22nd July, 2018) evening hosted the African Group of Ambassadors to a reception during which she addressed them on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

In her address she underscored the role of the AfCFTA in delivering Agenda 2063. She urged the ambassadors to play their role in placing the African Agenda at the core of their work and draw from the resolve of the African fore fathers, to secure the future of the continent.


The Cabinet Secretary Amb. Monica Juma is on  a two day official visit to  Luanda Angola, from 22nd to 24th July 2018.

While in Luanda the CS is scheduled to deliver a special message from H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta to H.E. President João Lourenço, President of Angola.

 Upon her arrival in Luanda, the CS was received by H.E. Domingos Custodio Vierra Lopes, Secretary of State Ministry of External Relations and Kenya’s Ambassador to Angola Amb. Josphat Maikara.