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Kenya and DR Congo enter cooperation agreements on economy, security and maritime transport

Kenya and DR Congo enter cooperation agreements on economy, security and maritime transport

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KINSHASA, DR CONGO, 21st April 2021 –Kenya and DR Congo have today signed four framework cooperation agreements covering several economic sectors, security and defence as well as maritime transport. President Uhuru Kenyatta is received by the Congolese President H.E. Felix Tshisekedi on arrival at the Palais de la Nation, official resident of the DR Congo's President in Kinshasa, during his second day of State Visit to the country. Among the four pacts, signed on the second day of President Kenyatta's three-day State visit of DR Congo, is the general cooperation agreement which provides a framework for joint promotion of economic, technical, scientific and socio-cultural programmes. President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo witnes...
Kenya will remain a strong voice for Africa on the UN Security Council, President Kenyatta says

Kenya will remain a strong voice for Africa on the UN Security Council, President Kenyatta says

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NAIROBI, 23rd February 2021 –President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated Kenya's strong commitment to advancing Africa's agenda at UN Security Council especially on matters of climate change and security on the continent. President Uhuru Kenyatta during the Virtual UN Security Council open debate hosted by the United Kingdom on the nexus between climate and security. At the same time, the President rallied the Security Council to support more mitigation and adaptation measures in Africa saying effects of climate change are having adverse socioeconomic impacts on the continent. "As a start, we can recognize that persistent droughts, constant sea level rises, and increasingly frequent extreme weather patterns are reversing economic growth and development gains achieved over decades....