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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast.

Entities

Our standard dataset contains 1,464 entities connected with Kenya. This may include sanctioned entities, politically-exposed persons (PEPs), and their close associates, or entities involved in criminal activity.

Data sources

We are currently not including any data published by authorities or organizations based in Kenya. See our global list of data sources and our criteria for selecting datasets.

Politically-exposed persons (PEPs)

Our database contains 1,048 entities identified as PEPs connected with Kenya.

National government positions

Number of known occupants
Head of state or governmentCurrentEndedStatus unclear
Deputy President1--
President1--
National legislative branchCurrentEndedStatus unclear
Member of the National Assembly-80774
Central banking and financial integrityCurrentEndedStatus unclear
Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya13-
Diplomatic rolesCurrentEndedStatus unclear
ambassador of France to Kenya-5-
ambassador of Kenya to Angola--1
ambassador of Kenya to Germany-11
ambassador of Kenya to Russia-11
ambassador of Kenya to Somalia-1-
ambassador of Kenya to the Holy See-1-
Ambassador to the US1--
Kenyan Ambassador to France-1-
Kenyan Ambassador to the United States-11
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York1--

Subnational government positions

No positions for this category

Other positions

Number of known occupants
PositionCurrentEndedStatus unclear
Member of the Senate of Kenya-1184
Minister of Agriculture of Kenya-72
Cabinet Secretary for Education161
Minister for Foreign Affairs-8-
Minister of Health of Kenya-71
Minister of Defence of Kenya-41
Secretary for Water and Irrigation-5-
Attorney General of Kenya-31
Minister for Finance of Kenya-4-
Secretary for Labour-31
Secretary for Lands-4-
Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya-31
Vice-President of Kenya-31
Minister of Justice-3-
President of Kenya-21
Secretary for Devolution and ASAL Areas-3-
Secretary for East African Community and Northern Corridor Development-3-
Secretary for Public Service and Gender Affairs-3-
Secretary for the Interior-21
Cabinet Secretary for Transport-11
First Lady of Kenya-11
Minister of Environment of Kenya-11
Secretary for Energy and Petroleum-11
Secretary for Information and Communications-11
Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage-11
Secretary for Tourism-2-
Attorney General1--
Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture & Livestock1--
Cabinet Secretary for Cooperatives/SME Development1--
Cabinet Secretary for Defense1--
Cabinet Secretary for East African Community1--
Cabinet Secretary for Energy1--
Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Forestry1--
Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs1--
Cabinet Secretary for Gender1--
Cabinet Secretary for Health1--
Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication, & Technology1--
Cabinet Secretary for Interior1--
Cabinet Secretary for Labor1--
Cabinet Secretary for Lands & Housing1--
Cabinet Secretary for Mining & Fisheries1--
Cabinet Secretary for Public Service1--
Cabinet Secretary for Roads & Transport1--
Cabinet Secretary for Tourism & Wildlife1--
Cabinet Secretary for Trade1--
Cabinet Secretary for Treasury1--
Cabinet Secretary for Water & Sanitation1--
Cabinet Secretary for Youth Affairs, Sports, & Arts1--
Cabinet Secretary without portfolio-1-
Deputy Prime Minister of Kenya-1-
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya-1-
Minister of National Security and Provincial Administration-1-
Minister of Roads, Public Works and Housing-1-
Minister of Trade and Industry-1-
Minister of Water Resources Management-1-
Prime Cabinet Secretary1--
Prime Minister of Kenya-1-
Secretary for Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs--1
Secretary for Petroleum and Mining-1-
Secretary for Trade, Investment and Industrialization-1-

What do these numbers mean?

We keep track both if political positions and the individuals who occupy those positions over time. Of course, a person can hold a position for multiple terms, and multiple people can occupy the same position at the same time (e.g. members of parliament).

If a person previously held a position, and currently holds the same position, they are only counted once and recorded under Current. If it is unclear from the source whether they have left the position, they will be counted under Unclear.

How can status be unclear?

Some of the data sources we rely on indicate both past and present holders of political offices. In those cases, a lack of a precise end date for a person's occupancy of a position can mean that we don't know whether they currently hold the position or not. Read more...