Ambassador to the US Peter Ogego of Kenya

BioHis Excellency Peter Nicholas Rateng’ Oginga Ogego was appointed the Kenyan Ambassador to the United States on September 5, 2006.
Ambassador Ogego has also served domestic posts, particularly in the Kenyan Office of the President as Commissioner of Special Programs, Vice Chairman of National Disaster and a member of the Emergency Response Committee.
Ogego expresses discontentment towards the United States because he claims they turned a blind eye to the fraudulent Kenyan elections.
Ogego describes a network of weak democratic institutions crippling the hopes of Democracy in Kenya.
Ogego describes the deep and collaborative relationship shared between Kenya and the United States.
Kenyan Ambassador to the United State Peter Ogego discusses Kenya’s efforts to address the challenges a developing country faces in building a new government.
Ogego discusses Kenya’s difficulties with fair government practices and the country’s commitment to creating a peaceful and stable region.
Prior to his current position as Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Ogego was the Kenyan High Commissioner for Canada, Commissioner of Special Programs and Vice Chairman of National Disaster at the Kenyan Office of the President, and a member of the Emergency Response Committee.
Ambasador Ogego was doing his duty when he disagreed with President elect during his visit to Kenya in 2006.
Ambassador Ogego has also been heavily involved in a national awareness campaign against HIV/AIDS, working closely with international organizations including, the World Bank STD/HIV project and UNICEF Kenya.
E Ogego is entitled to his views, this is a complete abuse of office.
Kenyan Ambassador Peter Ogego had just announced to the whole world on live radio that our President-elect, Barack Hussein Obama, was born in Kenya, his birthplace is already an attraction, and placing a marker is up to the Kenyan government.
Ogego was rightfully incensed at Barack Obama's insertion of himself into Kenyan politics as well as Barack Obama's uncalled for attack on the democratically elected Government of Kenya during an official visit to the country.
It was almost a year ago that Ogego accepted an invitation to kick off a new school-based program of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs.
Books for Kenyatta University Ogego praised the efforts of a group of Kenyan-American professors who pioneered efforts to donate books from educational institutions in the US.
Although Ogego is a smart guy and all that, I dont think he comes across as any of the above.
Stories are also beginning to emerge that Ogego is among a small cadre of Kenyans campaigning against Obama behind the scenes.
Ambassador Peter Ogego said that before violence claimed more than 1,000 lives, the country had been a stable democracy and a model for its neighbors.
Ogego is saying he's "infuriated" by a radio program's efforts to "misquote" him on the subject of President-elect Barack Obama's birthplace – but he refused to confirm whether Obama was born in the United States.
In an exclusive interview with WND today, Ogego was specifically asked whether Obama is a natural-born US.
Now Ogego is saying the hosts misquoted and edited the audio recording of his comments.
They asked me about Obama's father, not Obama," Ogego said with a raised voice.
By BMJ MuriithiThe Kenyan ambassador to the United States Mr Peter Ogego has assured all prospective American tourists that Kenya is safe and they are free to visit any part of the country without any fear whatsoever.
Most notably, Ambassador Ogego is a well known personality amongst the top Kenyan political elite across the board, having been a key strategist during the KANU/NDP merger, and is also recognized for having compiled the NARC Manifesto.
Peter Ogego was detained for seven years for his role in previous reform efforts, but he has never lost hope in a lasting peace for his country.
Mr Ogego said that this agreement will allow Kenya to promote its trade, tourism, horticulture and agriculture.
Ogego has been widely publicized since the ambassador called President-elect Barack Obamas Kenyan birthplace a well-known attraction - but the embassy is now telling WND the hosts misunderstood his comments.
An assistant to the ambassador, referring to herself only as Trudy, confirmed today that Ogego had indeed participated in the radio interview.
When WRIF Mike In The Morning Mike Clark (Michigan Radio Talk Show) Co-Host asked if there was going to be a marker where Barack Obama was born in Kenya, the Kenya Ambassador Ogego said his birthplace in Kenya is already an attraction.