Kenya’s president reshuffles cabinet, confirms Yatani as finance minister
Kenya’s acting Finance Minister Ukur Yatani speaks during a budget planning meeting in Nairobi, Kenya September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed Ukur Yatani as finance minister on Tuesday while announcing a cabinet reshuffle.
Yatani had been acting finance minister since July.
Kenyatta announced the changes in a televised speech on the economy.
Reporting by Duncan Miriri and Omar Mohammed