NAIROBI, Kenya

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday in a bid for a fresh breath, especially in the defense, finance and agricultural sectors.

In a televised address from the presidential State House in the coastal town of Mombasa, Kenyatta named Ukur Yattani as the new finance minister, Raychalle Omamo appointed as the foreign affairs minister and Monica Juma assumed the office of the defense minister.

Kenyatta said that his focus in 2020 will be in improving the country’s economy.

“Today, I will spell out the areas that my administration intends to focus on over the next

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