CS Omamo criticises donors 'throwing money' at refugee problem

Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo addresses foreign envoys at the Serena Hotel in Nairobi on September 17, 2021, on Kenya's foreign policy position as it prepares to take over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council in October.
 

Photo credit: Diana Ngila | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Kenya has had the refugee problem for the last 30 years, although there had been refugees technically even before independence.

Kenya is criticising the continual refusal by rich countries to admit refugees even as they make pledges towards supporting their humanitarian needs, as an insufficient solution to the problem.

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