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Kenyan Ambassador to South Sudan, Chris Karumba Mburu is dead.

Ambassador Mburu, the former director at the National Intelingence Service, collapsed and died at his residence in the capital Juba on Sunday,  as confirmed by minister of Foreign Affairs, which is yet to confirm the cause of his death.

The diplomat was nominated by president Uhuru Kenyatta on July 2018 in changes affecting the diplomatic service. President Uhuru Kenyatta sent his condolences and described the late Mburu as a distinguished career public servant and a great Kenyan diplomat who was commited to building stong bilateral ties beetween Nairobi and Juba.

Ambassador Mburu had recently accompanied South Sudan president Salva Kiir on Tuesday , February 11, for the State Funeral of retired President Daniel Arap Moi at the Nyayo Sports Complex in Nairobi.