The United States Embassy in Nairobi has revealed that the United States of America is going to expand the Waiver program for Non-immigrant Visas. In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the United States of America has done this in order to reduce the increasing number of kenyans who often complain on being left Stranded after applying for their Visas.
Ministry of interior and national administration cabinet secretary Prof Kithure Kindiki has seemingly hit the ground running in his new assignment if the activities of the last couple of days are anything to go by. The powerful cabinet secretary has seemingly the mastered the art of orchestrating impromptu visits to government offices and getting officials there unawares, just like he did recently at the Mtwapa chief's office in Kilifi County.
Levis Kones painfully narrates how he misused money when he was abroad. He said that he hardly had any savings when he was deported back to Kenya. Levis Kones was born in Nairobi but raised in Eldoret. He said that he was the lastborn in a family of two children.
Rachel Andayi is among the hundreds of Kenyans in the United Arab Emirates who cannot get other jobs or return home as a result of overstaying their visas.She only has two options left now; pay the overstay fine of 3500 Dirhams(KSh 116,000)and renew her chances of getting employed again,or come back home.The 27-year-old believes that if she can manage to pay the overstay fee,her work ethic will get her another job in Dubai.However,the biggest challenge is that every new day she adds in the foreign country increases the fine, which leaves her with the option of coming back home.
Professor Kithure Kindiki has made a surprise move today that had caught immigration officials off guard. Kindiki who wore a cape and walked into the immigration department trying to know how they moved on in offering services after his office received complaints. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/InteriorKE/status/1597517883986546689?s=20&t=HBuLj5x_AsmJDQ67Ekcjcg
Ahmed Abdalla Sambi, former president of the Republic of Comoros has been thrown into prison for the remainder of his life after he was found guilty of huge crimes he committed while he was still in office. The National Security Court, the country's highest judicial institution whose decision cannot be changed or rather appealed threw the 64 - Year - Old former president in prison.
Just a few days of concerns from kenyans on passport delays at the immigration office. The interior cabinet secretary Kithure Kindiki gave an impromptu visit at Nyayo house immigration office to monitor what is going after it was alleged that there were no more booklets for printing thus delays.
On Tuesday , the Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government programs CS Kithure Kindiki made a surprise visit to Nyayo House. He made the surprise visit to see the services that were being offered to Kenyans by most especially the department of Immigration with the issuance of passport being the major issue of concern to the Cabinet Secretary.
Kenyans planning to travel to the United States can take comfort that the State Department has reviewed visitor visa wait times. Speaking on NTV on Thursday 24 November, Consul General - Head of Visa Section at the US Kenya Embassy Deborah Miller revealed that the Embassy has unveiled a variety of new programmes, to ensure interviews are waived for some applicants.
The cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior has assured Kenyans that his docket will look into the delays being experienced in passport production. After making a surprise visit to the department of Immigration which is situated at Nyayo House, the Cabinet Secretary said that the government is committed to ensure that they promote efficiency in passport insurance.
Emerging details this afternoon reveals that interior Cabinet Secretary Hon Kithure Kindiki has pay a surprise visit to immigration department in Nyayo House. This has come after complaints about delays in processing and issuance of passport applications. "CS Kindiki pays a surprise visit to the Immigration department in Nyayo House following complaints about delays in processing passport applications."
Kenyans have been complaining about passports not coming out in time and the government has moved in with haste to address the crisis. Picture courtesy. Image from Nyayo House. The problem is said to emanate from the Nyayo House headquarters of the Immigration Department of the Government as per the reports that we have with us.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Kindiki Kithure on Tuesday, November 29, vowed to address challenges surrounding the processing and issuance of passports in the country by citizens seeking to pursue interests abroad. The CS made an impromptu visit to the National Immigration Department headquarters at Nyayo House to assess the situation and interact with Kenyans seeking services at the usually busy building.
A despatch from the Ministry of Interior dated Tuesday, November 29, indicated that the funds would be used to purchase a new passport printing machine. Department of Immigration Head of Corporate Affairs Ambassador Isaac Ochieng explained that one of the two machines had broken down hence causing a stall in the printing of the travel booklets.
Immigrants and some indigenous in African countries continue to experience rising tensions. Some citizens of the country hold a dim opinion of immigrants who arrive for the wrong reasons. God made us and gave us the order to love one another, despite our many linguistic and cultural differences.
Kenyans planning to travel to the US can heave with relief after the Department of State reviewed visitor visa wait times. Deborah Miller, the Kenyan US Embassy's consul general and head of the visa section, said during an interview with NTV on Thursday, November 23, that the embassy has launched a number of innovative initiatives to ensure that interviews were even waived for some applicants.
In the past Kenyans have lamented over the prolonged wait and delays encountered in their quest to process US visas. Therefore kenyans planning to travel to the US can heave with relief after the Department of State reviewed visitor visa wait time. Speaking on NTV on Thursday November 24, Consul General-Head of Visa section at the Kenyan US Embassy Deborah Miller revealed that the embassy had unveiled a variety of new programs, to ensure that interviews were even waived for some of the applicants.
Kenyans wishing to be in possession of the new generation passports will have to wait much longer as the immigration office is unable to produce more. This has been occasioned by lack of adequate booklets to print the passports. The immigration and Citizen Services Director-General Alexander Muteshi said they are in urgent need of Sh150 million to purchase booklets for printing passports.
Kenya is among the countries in Africa with the strongest passports which enable it's citizens to travel to various parts of the country with fewer restrictions. However, since the pandemic, the restorations of air travel services have been a bit slow as there has been backlogs in the visa process.
According to United States Ambassador Margaret Whitman, getting a visa interview online will now take a few weeks. The good news; she continued, is that if you apply online right now, you may schedule a visa interview for the end of December. Prior to this, complaints of past-due visa interviews with others waiting more than five months for a date had been made.