1. Drought Germany supports drought resilience in Somalia
  2. Mt Kenya region German support to agriculture in Kenya
  3. German Embassy Nairobi German Embassy Nairobi on Facebook
Drought

Germany supports drought resilience in Somalia

Over the next three years, Germany will support drought resilience in Puntland and Somaliland with more than 2.3 Million Euro. The project will be implemented by Save the Children. The assistance provided by the German government aims at building local structures to counter the negative effects of droughts, such as food and water shortage.

Mt Kenya region

German support to agriculture in Kenya

Germany supports Kenyan agriculture to increase food security and drought resilience. On 18 and 19 September, Ambassador Andreas Peschke visited the Mt. Kenya region to look at projects of German-Kenyan development cooperation and to discuss possibilities of future cooperation.

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German Embassy Nairobi on Facebook

Follow us on Facebook for more German-Kenyan stories and people who shape the relations between our countries. Our Facebook account “Germany Embassy Nairobi” complements our Twitter account which can be found under @GermanyinKenya.

The Consular Department has changed opening hours from 17 February 2014. To be assisted by the Consular Department, you have to book an appointment online. This means that also applicants for passports, certified copies or translations etc have to book an appointment online.

Further information

Muhuri

Germany supports countering violent extremism

The German Government supports the prevention of terrorism and radicalisation of the youth at the coast. Over the next two years, Germany funds the non-governmental organisation MUHURI with EUR 291.00...

KNH

Germany and Kenyatta Hospital partner for Health

On 12 September, Germany and Kenyatta National Hospital signed a memorandum of understanding in order to improve quality management. The agreement explicitly focuses on maternal and child health. The ...

SEED

Partnering for Green Economy

The global initiative for the support of sustainable development and green economy SEED holds its Africa Symposium in Nairobi on 10 and 11 of September. The Symposium aims at supporting companies and ...

Exhibition

Exhibition on World Religions

German Ambassador to Kenya, Andreas Peschke, participated in the opening of an exhibition on World Religions. The unveiling ceremony of the exhibition designed by the Ecumenical Centre for Justice and...

Wasser

Germany supports Water Sector in Kenya

Principal Secretary for Water, James Teko Lopoyetum, will lead a delegation of 18 representatives from Kenyan water service providers on a study trip to Germany from 13-21 September. At the kick-off e...

Bundespräsident a.D. Köhler

Former German President visited Kenya

Former German President Dr. Horst Köhler visited Kenya from 4 to 8 September. He held talks with political leaders including H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta, former President Mwai Kibaki and former Prim...

Germany trains Kenyan Health Officers

At a kick-off event at Fair View Hotel today, Head of Development Cooperation, Lars Wilke, saw off 16 senior health officers leaving for Germany at the end of the month. The objective of their exchang...

HALO

1.5 million Euro for Mine Clearing in Somalia

Germany continues its support to humanitarian mine action in Somalia with 1.5 million Euro. The contribution will finance the clearing of minefields in northern Somalia. The project will be implemente...

BASF

BASF opens new plant in Nairobi

Friedo Sielemann, Deputy Ambassador of Germany to Kenya, participated today in the official inauguration of a new chemical plant by German multinational BASF. The new plant is placed in Mlolongo area ...

KNCHR

Empowering Human Rights Defenders

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNHCR) and German Deputy Ambassador Friedo Sielemann signed an agreement today which will enhance the protection of human rights defenders in Kenya. Germ...

Working a crime scene

Closing in on capital offenders

Liaison Officers from the German Federal Police have been conducting trainings in the past 12 days on crime scene work in the case of capital offences. 16 instructors from East African countries were ...

IFMIS

Germany supports Financial Management in Kenya

German Development Cooperation has supported the new Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) in Kenya since 2010. Yesterday, the system was officially inaugurated at Kenyatta Intern...

Students

German students conduct research on agriculture in Kenya

The German Embassy was pleased to welcome a research group of post-graduate students from the Centre for Rural Development from Berlin. It was a great opportunity to share what German Development Coop...

ED

Stopping wildlife crime

World Elephant Day took place in Nairobi this weekend to further boost the fight against poaching in Kenya and Africa as a whole. Paula Kahumbu, Executive Director of Wildlife Direct explained what t...

Vocational training

Vocational trainings in Kenya

German development cooperation intends to support vocational training in Kenya. Therefore, a project identification mission is on the ground the whole week. Its first task is to enter into dialogue wi...

DW

Radio soap - made in Kenya

During the past two weeks, Deutsche Welle has been recording their newest radio drama "Crossroads Generations" in Nairobi. It is part of Deutsche Welle's distance-learning programme called "Learning b...

KWS

Ambassador meets with KWS

Ambassador Andreas Peschke today met the Director of Kenya Wildlife Service, William K. Kiprono. KWS has the important task of administering and securing the National Parks and other protected conserv...

Kakamega

Support to water supply and agriculture in Kakamega

On 25 and 26 July, German Ambassasdor Peschke and Head of German Development Cooperation in Kenya visited Kakamega county to take stock of Kenya-German development cooperation in Kakamega. They visi...

Sunrise at Lake Victoria

German Ambassador visits Western Kenya

The German Ambassador to Kenya Andreas Peschke travels to Western Kenya on 25 July 2014 in order to visit projects of German-Kenyan development cooperation in Kisumu and Kakamega County.  This mornin...

DW

Deutsche Welle trains Kenyan journalists

German Deutsche Welle academy started a workshop today on "Empowering Media and Citizens". The workshop aims at strengthening freedom of the press as the backbone of a free and democratic society.

Farmers harvesting Tilapia from an aquaculture pond in Western Kenya

German Support to Fishing at Lake Victoria

Today, Kenya, Israel and Germany signed a trilateral agreement aimed at protecting Lake Victoria by supporting fish farmers and creating alternative ways of fishing. At the signing ceremony, Ambassad...

Geothermal power station Olkaria in Naivasha

Germany to finance Energy & Water Projects in Kenya

Germany and Kenya signed agreements on two development projects in the energy and water sector. German Development Bank KfW provides 33.05 million Euro to the Nairobi Water Distribution Project to ass...

Ambassador Peschke

Support to Regional Security Training

Ambassador Peschke today opened the course entitled “Physical Security and Stockpile Management” in Karen, Nairobi. Its objective is to teach police and army how to safeguard light weapons and ammunit...

Ambassador Andreas Peschke with Marsabit County Governor Ukur Yatani

Germany Supports Kenyan Agriculture

Today, German Ambassador Andreas Peschke handed over 20 motorbikes to Marsabit Governor Ukur. Yatani. This equipment support is intended to improve the mobility of agricultural advisors of the County ...

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Vacancy

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is looking for a driver. Applications should be submitted by 30 July 2014.

50 years of German-Kenyan relations

50 Years of German-Kenya relations

Germany was the first country to recognize Kenya's independence back in 1963. This year, Kenya and Germany commemorate the 50th anniversary of partnership and cooperation. Read further

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German Embassy Nairobi

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Address

German Embassy
113 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 30180
00100 Nairobi - Kenia

Phone:
+254-(0)20-4262 100
+254-(0)20-2605 601/602/619*
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+254-(0)727 667 474
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Phone:
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Consular Section

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Honorary Consul Mombasa

Please note that Honorary Consuls have a limited scope of action and can only perform certain official acts.

Organization
Mr. Saleem Ghalia
Address

Ivory House
Dedan Kimathi Avenue
(opp. Mombasa Law Courts)
P.O. Box 86779
Mombasa

Opening hours
Mon-Fri, 09:00 - 12:00 hrs

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the absence of the Honorary Consul, the consulate will remain closed from 19 to 23 May 2014!

Phone:
+254-(0)41-222 8781
+254-(0)41-231 4732
Mobile:
+254-(0)736 800 166 (emergencies only)
Fax:
+254-(0)41-231 9409

Honorary Consul Sechelles

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Address

Ms. Kerstin Henri
The Centre for Environment and Education
Nature Seychelles - Roch Caiman
P.O. Box 1310
Victoria - Mahe - Seychelles

Phone:
+248-(0)4601 100
+248-(0)4601 101
Mobile:
+248-2718 350 (emergencies only)

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