The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage was established through the Executive Order No. 2 “Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya dated May 2013”.It comprises departments of Sports, Office of the Sports Registrar, Culture, Permanent Presidential Music Commission, Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services, Library Services, Records Management, The Arts Services.[1]

There are also Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies (SAGAs) namely Sports Kenya, Kenya Academy of Sports, National Sports Fund, National Museums of Kenya, Kenya Cultural Centre, and the Kenya National Library Service. Others include National Heroes Council, Anti-Doping Agency Kenya.[2] Its current Cabinet Secretary is Amina Mohamed.

Past Ministers

The ministry also controls an association football team known as Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts Football Club (MOSCA) that currently competes in the Kenyan National Super League, the second tier of the Kenyan football league system. The team, formerly known as MOYAS (Ministry of Youth and Sports), was reportedly set to break off from the ministry and become an independent football club.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Ministry". The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 25 May 2020.
  2. ^ "The Ministry of Sports Culture & Heritage".[dead link]
  3. ^ Vincent Opiyo (22 January 2014). "Reports: Shabana, MOYAS handed Super League slot". Futaa.com. Retrieved 7 June 2014.