Oxfam seeks relocating to Nairobi

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam, during an interview at Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi on February 11, 2016. The relocation of Oxfam will follow a similar move by ActionAid, which shifted its headquarters from London to Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2005. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The global charity organisation started work in Kenya in 1963. The Kenya country office is located at The Atrium, Chaka Road, in Nairobi.
  • Nairobi, Ankara and Bangkok were considered as Oxfam International as part of a wider objective to devolve power from the northern to the southern hemisphere.

Global aid and development charity organisation Oxfam is in advanced talks with the government to move its headquarters from Oxford, UK, to Nairobi.


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