Kenya hires US firm to influence policy

President Uhuru Kenyatta with former British PM Tony Blair at Harambee House, Nairobi in February 2015. Mr Blair is said to have depended on a delivery unit similar to the newly formed one to accomplish his agenda. PHOTO | PSCU

What you need to know:

  • The contract runs through to May with the option of renewal for another year.
  • The firm will be paid Sh2.7 million monthly for the services.

The Kenyan government has hired an influential Washington lobbying firm to advocate for the country’s interests with US policymakers and to improve Kenya’s image.

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