Mwangi Kiunjuri out, Monica Juma appointed Defense Cabinet Secretary

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri is the first casualty in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s radical reforms. Peter Munya(Trade) takes over from Kiunjuri.  Economist Betty Maina now heads the Trade Ministry. Kiunuri has had a challenging couple of months with the Locust Invasion finally sealing his fate.

The reshuffle sees CS Raychelle Omamo moved from Defense to Foreign Affairs essentially switching places with Monica Juma. Ukur Yattani has also been confirmed as Treasury CS where he has been acting following the suspension of Henry Rotich.

Sicily Kariuki (Health) moves to Water and Sanitation, while Simon Chelugui heads to Labour from Water. good fortune seems to have smiled on Former Nyeri Senator, Mutahi Kagwe who will head Health.