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Kenya tells US it wants trade, not aid

JOHANNESBURG, August 29  – During Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trip this week to meet US President Donald Trump and other American officials, his delegation told their US counterparts that Nairobi wanted increased trade between the two countries, not more aid. Kenyatta arrived in Washington, DC seeking what he described as win-win partnerships, the Daily Nation reported […]

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Kenyatta, Odinga exchange hugs and apologies at prayer meeting

JOHANNESBURG, June 1 (ANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and their deputies on Thursday exchanged hugs and apologies, cementing their pledge to promote unity after a fractious and bloody election, AFP reported. The unusual scene unfolded at the country’s annual national prayer meeting. It came eight months after Kenyatta’s re-election in […]