Robinson Njeru Githae

Robinson Njeru Githae is a Kenyan politician. He belongs to the Party of National Unity and was elected to represent the Ndia Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya since the Kenyan parliamentary election, 2002.[2] He has served as assistant minister in the ministries of justice, transport and local government before being appointed a minister in the ministries of Nairobi Metropolitan then Kenya's finance minister. He was appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya- US ambassador on 14/08/2014

Robinson Njeru Githae
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Kenyan Ambassador to the United States
In office
18 November 2014 – 3 May 2019
Appointed byUhuru Kenyatta
Minister for Finance
In office
PresidentMwai Kibaki
Preceded byUhuru Kenyatta
Succeeded byHenry Rotich
Member of Parliament
for Ndia Constituency
In office
Personal details
Born1957 (age 63–64)
British Kenya
Political partyParty of National Unity
RelationsMicere Githae Mugo (sister)
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi (LL.B)
Kenya School of Law

He has two well-known sisters: former Chief Nursing Officer Eunice Muringo Kiereini and the writer Micere Githae Mugo. Their father was Solomon Githendui Githae (1904-2007).[3] In May 2019 he was appointed as Kenyan ambassador to Vienna, Austria.[4]


  1. ^ Kenya’s Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Robinson Njeru Githae?,
  2. ^ Members Of The 10th Parliament Archived 2008-06-16 at the Wayback Machine and was re-elected at the 2008 general elections. The only Ndia Parliamentarian to be elected back to back since independence of Kenya. Accessed June 19, 2008.
  3. ^ 'The Immortals: The Githaes: Pedigree of education, business acumen', The Standard (Kenya), 22 Oct 2015
  4. ^ "Githae transferred from Washington DC to Vienna, Austria". KSN News. Retrieved 26 October 2019.