Foreign Affairs boss Mohamed to receive award

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed speaks during a joint press conference with her Netherlands counterpart Bert Koenders (not in the photo) at the ministry's headquarters in Nairobi on April 13, 2017. She will be awarded for promoting good economic relations between Nairobi and Tokyo. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Ms Mohamed is among 105 foreign nationals and 4,080 Japanese honoured by the Japanese government.
  • During Ticad, Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe pledged an additional $30 billion for Africa over the next three years.

The Japanese government has honoured Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed for promoting economic relations between Nairobi and Tokyo.

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