Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Najib Balala

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
President  Uhuru Kenyatta
Succeeded by  Abdulswamad Nassir
Spouse  Naja Balala
President  Mwai Kibaki
Nationality  Kenyan
Parents  Rahma bint Saleh

Succeeded by  Danson Mwazo
Name  Najib Balala
Children  Naeem Balala
Preceded by  Shariff Nassir
Role  Kenyan Politician
Siblings  Taufiq Balala
Najib Balala httpsmombasa411fileswordpresscom201109bal

Born  20 September 1967 (age 48)Mombasa, Kenya (1967-09-20)
Education  Harvard University, University of Toronto, Kakamega School, Alliant International University
Similar People  Charity Ngilu, Hassan Joho, Martha Karua, Peter Kenneth, William Ruto

Najib balala s agenda for tourism

Najib Balala (born 20 September 1967) is a Kenyan politician and the current Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, and the immediate former M.P. for Mvita Constituency. Balala is the party leader of The Republican Congress Party of Kenya (RC) a partner of the Jubilee Coalition.


Najib Balala Najib Balala Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

Najib balala eulogizes the late cs nkaissery

Early life and education

Najib Balala httpswwwkenyanscokefilesstylespersonality

Najib Balala the attended primary school, Serani Boys, which qualified him to Kakamega High, a national school. He studied Business Administration and International Urban Management and Leadership from the University of Toronto and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

Experience and career

Najib Balala From Najib Balala To Anyang Nyongo Meet Kenyan Politicians With

  • Prior to venturing into Public life, Najib Balala was in the private sector in tourism business and eventually joined a family tea/coffee trade business.
  • He was Secretary of The Swahili Cultural Centre from 1993–1996.
  • Chairman – Coast Tourist Association between 1996–1999.
  • His tenure as the Mayor of Mombasa 1998–1999 witnessed a rapid transformation of Mombasa into an economic hub and drastic change in the affairs at Town Hall by team leading an anti-corruption crusade.
  • Chairman, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Mombasa Chapter) from 2000–2003.
  • 27 Dec 2002 to 15 Dec 2007 : Member of Parliament for Mvita Constituency
  • 7 Jan 2003 – 31 June 2004: Minister for Gender, Sports, Culture and Social Services
  • Jan – June 2003: Acting Minister for Labour
  • 31 June – 21 Nov 2005: Minister for National Heritage
  • 27 Dec 2007 to 15 Jan 2013 : Member of Parliament for Mvita Constituency
  • 11 Nov 2011 to March 2012: Chairman of the UNWTO Executive Council
  • 17 Apr 2008 to 26 March 2012: Minister for Tourism
  • Politics

    Najib Balala Najib Balala Wikipedia

    Balala began his political career as the mayor of Mombasa, Kenya, thereafter he successfully vied for the Mvita parliamentary seat in 2002 general elections. Prior to that, Hon. Balala has served as the vice-chairman Kenya Tourism Board (KTB); Chairman All Local Government Association of Kenya and Chairman of Mombasa and Coast Tourist Association. Hon. Balala has been the longest serving Minister for Tourism, a position that he has held from the beginning of 2008 till 26 March 2012 when got sacked through a reshuffle of cabinet. Najib Balala then formed The Republican Congress Party of Kenya (RC) in April 2012 that became a principle partner im the Jubilee Coalition together with the President H.E Uhuru Kenyatta (TNA), H.E William Samoei Ruto (URP), And Hon. Charity Ngilu (Narc)

    Najib Balala Najib Balala Alchetron The Free Social Encyclopedia

    As cabinet secretary of mining he has revoked licenses issued in the previous government. He has been maliciously accused of corruption by one company Cortec Mining of requesting a bribe of nearly 1 million dollars for the reissuing of the license. The minister by revoking licenses has made Kenya an attractive investment destination.

    Honors and awards

    Najib Balala Najib Balala Biography Family Wealth and Contacts Softkenyacom

  • Silver Star (SS) Medal By President
  • E.G.H (Elder of Golden Heart) Medal By President
  • Africa Investor 2009.
  • Best African Minister for Tourism 2010.
  • Vice-President UNWTO World Tourism Organization
  • Chairman UNWTO World Tourism Organization.
  • References

    Najib Balala Wikipedia