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CS Kenya Highlights

Farm Progress Show 2016 Delegates

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 Farm Progress Show (FPS)2016, August 30-Septemeber 1, 2016, Boone, Lowa.   The show has been referred to as the World’s Fair Agriculture and is a must attend event for all agricultural producers and other agribusiness industry professionals from around the world.

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Janet Mwangi serves as the Commercial Specialistin the office of U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. She handles multiple sectors including Healthcare, ICT, and Safety & Security sectors. She is also an active member of the Global Healthcare team and a Team Lead for the ICT team for the Sub-Saharan (SSA) Region. Prior to joining the Commercial Service two years ago, Janet worked in the private sector with roles in blue chip telecoms companies where she held several positions in Innovation and leadership in the organizations Business and Enterprise Units. Janet has a passion for assisting U.S. Companies identify strong Kenyan partners through trade links, advocacy, and promoting local government and business participation in U.S. trade shows.

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Domini’s Pizza International and Cold Stone Creamery

On December 3rd, 2014, CS Nairobi supported the ribbon cutting for the two new U.S. franchises entering the Kenyan market:  Domino’s Pizza International and Cold Stone Creamery.  Ambassador Godec gave welcoming remarks and joined the President of Domino’s Pizza International in cutting the ribbon at the grand opening event which showcased speakers, songs and samples.  Over 200 attendees from the local business community, the United Nations Nairobi office, and the U.S. Embassy joined in the event.  SCO Peters and CS Malinda cooridinated U.S. Embassy participation. 

Arab Health Expo 2015 in Dubai

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On January 25, 2015, CS Kenya's Senior Commercial Specialist Humphrey Lilech participated at Arab Health Expo 2015 in Dubai, UAE as part of a 35-person official USG delegation from various EMEA countries including CS Ethiopia, Jerusalem, Egypt, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria, Oman and the UAE.

Oil and Gas Exhibition in Nairobi October 15, 2014

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CS Nairobi staffed a booth at the 3rd East Africa Oil & Gas Summit October 15-17, 2014, an annual event that attracted senior executives from more than 200 companies across the oil and gas value chain. The event also attracted key government officials from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Malawi, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Somalia and Madagascar.

April 5, 2013

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On April 5, 2014 Kenya Airways received delivery of a new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner valued at over $200 million. U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, Robert F. Godec, was one of the welcoming dignitaries participating in the event. SCO Peters participated in the welcoming event, which featured representatives from Boeing and GE.

November 5, 2013

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November 5-6, 2013, CS Kenya hosted eight ECON officers and staff from CS Partner Posts in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania for training in commercial tradecraft. SCO Francis Peters and Sr. Commercial Specialist Humphrey Lilech led the training which covered CS services, advocacy, trade complaints, case studies, and other key areas. Economic growth in East Africa is expected to remain among the fastest in Africa this year, and demand for the services of the U.S. Commercial Service and its Partner Posts continue to rise

October 5, 2013

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On October 25, 2013, Kenya Airways received delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft valued at over $300 million. U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, Robert F. Godec, was the guest of honor and gave opening remarks at the welcoming ceremony hosted by Kenya Airways. SCO Peters participated in the welcoming event, which featured representatives from Boeing, GE, and the Kenya Airport Authority, and which took place at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as the jet landed after a 16-hour non-stop flight from Seattle.


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