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President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Pays a Courtesy Call to Defence Cabinet Secretary

Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo, ICRC President Mr. Peter Maurer, Dr. Asha Mohammed, Secretary General Kenya Red Cross Society, Ms. Linh Scroeder ICRC Deputy Regional Director, Mr. Olivier Dubois head of ICRC Regional Delegation and Colonel Roy Munanga in a group photo at Defence Headquarters 10 January 2020.. [caption id="attachment_12888" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Defence Cabinet Secretary Amb. Raychelle Omamo welcomes Mr.

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‘Our Lady of Holy Rosary’ Holds a Youth Mass in Embakasi Barracks

Apostolic Administrator Colonel (Very Revered Father) Benjamin Maswili receives offerings from Nairobi Deanery Military Youth during Mass at Embakasi Garrison Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. ‘Our Lady of Holy Rosary’ Catholic Church celebrated the Nairobi Deanery Military Youth Mass at Embakasi Barracks on Saturday, 4th January 2020. The event attracted over 300 youths from various units within the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and was

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KDF Muslim Chaplaincy Holds Youth Seminar in Makindu

 Kenya Defence Forces’ Principal Imam Colonel Abdulmalik Rubeya makes his address during the opening ceremony of a three-day Muslim Youth Seminar at Makindu Jamia Mosque on Tuesday, 24 December 2019. Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) Principal Imam, Colonel Abdulmalik Rubeya has opened a three-day seminar for secondary school students at Makindu Jamia Islamic Centre in Makueni County. During his opening remarks, Colonel Rubeya said the seminar was

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Captain Mike Cheruiyot Wins 2019 CDF Golf Trophy at Moi Air Base

Chairman Kenya Defence Forces Golf Association Brigadier James Githaga putts the ball at the Ninth Hole during CDF Golf Trophy Tournament held at Moi Air Base, Nairobi, on Saturday 14 December 2019. Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) Captain Mike Cheruiyot has won the 2019 Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) Golf Trophy in a tournament held at Kenya Air Force Golf Club in Moi Air Base, Nairobi on 14 December 2019. Captain Cheruiyot, playing handicap 28

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Modika Barracks Officially Inaugurated as Kenya Army Launches Book

Commanding Officer 17th Kenya Rifles Lt Col Emmanuel Ptiony leads his troops in displaying the Presidential and Regimental colours during the inauguration ceremony at Modika Barracks in Garissa County on 13 December 2019. His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces presided over the inauguration ceremony of Modika Barracks in Garrisa County and consecutively launched a Kenya

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Laikipia Air Base Troops Its Colour During 2019 Jamhuri Celebrations

Kenya Defence Forces contingent salutes Laikipia Air Base Presidential Colour during the Jamhuri day celebrations at Nyayo stadium on 12 December 2019. His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on Thursday, 12th December 2019 led Kenyans in celebrating this year’s Jamhuri Day at the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi. The ceremony was marked by a Trooping of the Colour Parade

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Egyptian Ambassador to Kenya His Excellency Mr Khaled El Abyad Pays a Courtesy Call to Chief of the Defence Forces

Chief of the Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe hold talks with the Egyptian Ambassador to Kenya His Excellency Mr Khaled El Abyad on 10 December 2019. [caption id="attachment_12822" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Egyptian Amb. His Excellency Mr Khaled El Abyad signs the visitors’ book at Defence Headquarters. Looking on is Chief of the Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe 10 December 2019.[/caption]

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Courtesy Call by Ukraine Ambassador to Cabinet Secretary for Defence

Defence Cabinet Secretary  Amb. Raychelle Omamo receives a memento from Ukraine Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Mr. Andrii Pravednyk during a courtesy call at the Defence Headquarters on Monday, 2nd December 2019. [caption id="attachment_12816" align="alignnone" width="700"] Ukraine Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Mr. Andrii Pravednyk signs the Visitors’ book at Defence Headquarters during a courtesy call on the Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle

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Kenya Defence Forces Marks 31st Anniversary of World Aids Day

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces (Personnel and Logistics) Major General Fatuma Ahmed makes her remarks during the marking of 2019 World AIDS Day at Defence Headquarters in Nairobi on Sunday, 1st December 2019. Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) joined the rest of the world in marking the 31st Anniversary of the World AIDS Day in an elaborate ceremony held at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in Nairobi on 1st December 2019. The event under the theme ‘Communities

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Commissions Officers

The best Officer Cadet in leadership and Command and winner of the Sword of Honour Senior Under Officer Brian Omondi Nyambara of the Kenya Army receives an award of the Sword of Honour from the President at the Kenya Military Academy in Lanet on 28 November 2019. His Excellency the President and Commander-in- Chief of the Defence Forces of the republic of Kenya, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the General Service Officers’ Commissioning Parade

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