President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced the appointment of Citizen TV news anchor Kanze Dena as Deputy State House Spokesperson.
In a statement by Chief of Staff Nzioka Waita, Kanze will now take leadership of the core communications teams, including digital, messaging, research, branding and press.
Ms. Dena has also been tasked to focus on President Kenyatta’s brand positioning, media relations and messaging with respect to the delivery the Big Four agenda.
At the same time, Ms Munira Mohamed has been appointed to the role of Deputy Head, PSCU and Head of the Presidential Library.
Ms. Mohamed will lead a team to design and develop the library; develop storylines and themes for both permanent and temporary public exhibitions; carry out research work and collect material relevant to the Presidential Library, Museum and Exhibition Centre.
“In this new role Ms. Mohamed will work closely with the families of Kenya’s first three Presidents, as well as the State Department of Heritage, to decide on important speeches, papers, books, artworks, artifacts and other materials to preserve and exhibit,” the statement reads.
President Kenyatta has exuded confidence that the two women leaders will bring diversity, dynamism and infuse new energy in to the PSCU whilst improving overall media relations with external stakeholders.
Overall leadership for the Presidential Communications remains with Manoah Esipisu, the State House Spokesperson.