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

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