KDA  Diaspora Digest

Rethinking the Kenyan diaspora strategy and practice

When you hold up the bright and blind spots with regards to Kenyans living abroad, you are likely to see more of the latter than the former.
Yet, there is an unambiguous, state-instituted diaspora policy framework. This would ideally dovetail with the keenness of patriotic Kenyans abroad interested in making a positive change in their motherland.
The problem is that the various interests involved in matters diaspora seem to be on divergent paths.


NAIROBI, Kenya, February 18, 2020 - The Kenya Diaspora Alliance (KDA) has learnt with utter shock the sudden passing of Amb Chris Mburu. We are speechless since we just spoke with him on phone last Thursday on official diaspora matters, and he was in high spirits,...

Register those in the Diaspora, says ex-MP

FORMER Rangwe MP Shem Ochuodho has moved to court to stop the ongoing mass voter registration. Ochuodho, a resident of Juba, South Sudan, says the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has not included the registration of eligible citizens living in the...

INVEST IN KENYA:The Diaspora Life Plan.

Life is a journey, and what we encounter along the way has been proven to be very unpredictable. Many at times we don’t know what will happen next, so we just roll with flow. In that journey, you may face situations that are equivalent to that heavy fall that leaves...

Diaspora Diplomacy

The Diaspora is one of the Pillars outlined in Kenya’s foreign policy. The Diaspora pillar aims to harness the diverse skills, expertise and potential of Kenyans living abroad, and facilitating their integration into the national development agenda. The...

Select Diaspora Populations in the United States

Diaspora populations often perform essential functions in the economic and human capital development of their countries of origin, and can continue playing a strong role in shaping these countries long after they or their forebears departed. The Rockefeller Foundation...

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