Kenyan Woman Appointed Special Envoy For South Sudan In Germany

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has appointed a Kenyan lady, Renish Omullo as special envoy for his government to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Dr Renish Achieng Omullo who has been appointed a special envoy for the Government of South Sudan in charge of the Federal Republic of Germany affairs/MAURICE ALAL

Dr Renish Achieng Omullo who has been appointed a special envoy for the Government of South Sudan in charge of the Federal Republic of Germany affairs/MAURICE ALAL

Renish, a resident of Berlin Germany, becomes the first Kenyan female to hold such senior position.

In the letter signed by President Salva Kiir, the appointment came into force on December 8, 2016.

“This Decree shall be cited as “The Republic Decree No.324/2016 for the Appointment of the Republic of South Sudan Special Envoy to the Federal Republic of Germany 2106 A.D.” shall come into force on the date of its signature of the President of Republic,” reads the letter.

In a separate letter seen by the Star, Doctor Renish also take charge of international and regional affairs for the Government of South Sudan on the same capacity.

She brings a lot of experience in international trade and diplomacy affairs having worked as the Business Development manager for Africa for Celle Brunnenbau GmBH. She was the first female African to hold the position.

– The Star