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Major dinner tonight in honour of Kalonzo Musyoka

The Wiper Party leader and former foreign affairs minister is also recognized for spearheading dialogue between Sudan and former rebel group South Sudan Liberation Movement that culminated into the signing of a Comprehensive Peace Agreement.

By Phillip MuleeTuesday, 18 Oct 2016 14:57 EAT

Former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka receives Princess Raden Dato’Seri Maria Amor Torres (DK) at the JKIA last evening. (Photo: Dennis Kavisu)

CORD co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka will be honoured tonight for his humanitarian work. The Founder and President of the We Care for Humanity and Philippines Foreign Affairs Minister, Princess Raden Dato’Seri Maria Amor Torres (DK), is in the country to celebrate the award Mr Musyoka received from the organization earlier this year.

Her Highness Amor, who arrived in the country yesterday will be the chief guest today during a Gala Dinner at a Nairobi hotel organized to celebrate Mr Musyoka's achievement that saw him being feted as the African Dignitary Man of the Year 2016 by the International humanitarian body.

Two other CORD co-principals Raila Odinga and Moses Wetangula are expected to join other guests at the occasion which will only be attended by those invited. Mr Musyoka was awarded the coveted award in recognition of his humanitarian activities undertaken by Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation and other peace initiatives attributed to him. The Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation provides humanitarian aid as well as sponsoring education to needy children in Kenya.

The Wiper Party leader and former foreign affairs minister is also recognized for spearheading dialogue between Sudan and former rebel group South Sudan Liberation Movement that culminated into the signing of a Comprehensive Peace Agreement. The agreement saw South Sudanese vote in a referendum to become an independent State.

Ms Amor is also the recipient of DARJAH KERABAT Sulu and Jambi (Highest award given to royalty, rulers and dignitaries). She also serves  as Foreign Minister for the Kingdom of Sulu of the Philippines and Melayu Jambi of Indonesia. 

The We Care for Humanity (WCH) is a non-profit organization whose main mission is to raise universal humanitarianism. It spearheads humanitarian projects in various countries including Nigeria, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Morocco, Egypt, India, Korea, United States, Malta, Philippines, Bangladesh and many more.

In addition, Ms Amor is the brain of the Global Officials of Dignity Awards (G.O.D.), a highly acclaimed humanitarian awards held at the United Nations annually integrated with WCH Humanitarian Summit. 

Princess Maria Amor travels around the world to perform humanitarian works via the “Traveling Princess” TV Show as she represents numerous global organizations as Goodwill Ambassador. She has also an author.

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