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Chris Karumba: Kenya ambassador to South Sudan is dead

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Chris Karumbu, Kenyan ambassador to South Sudan had passed away following a heart attack at his residence in Juba.

Reports indicate that ambassador Chris Karumba collapsed on Sunday night before he passed away.

In his message of condolence, President Uhuru Kenyatta described the late ambassador as a great Kenyan diplomat and public servant.

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President continued by describing how his death has robbed the country of a great leader who ensured the free flow of trade between the two countries.

Finally, the President sent his prayers that the family of the late Chris can have the strength to bear his loss.

Chris was appointed as Kenya’s ambassador to South Sudan in 2018 and also served at the National Intelligence Service as the director.

Berryl Achieng
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