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Kenya Set to Receive ‘Non-NATO Ally’ Designation from US on Ruto’s Official Visit

US President Biden enthusiastically welcomes his Kenyan counterpart to the White House, promising to strengthen economic connections and investments. As Kenyan President William Ruto visits Washington, DC, plans are in place to declare Kenya as the US's primary non-NATO ally in sub-Saharan Africa. Biden is set to inform Congress about this designation, highlighting Kenya's significant partnership. Currently, 18 countries, including Israel, Brazil, and the Philippines are non-NATO allies. During Ruto's visit, discussions…

Kenyan President Ruto Embarks on US Visit Amid Police Deployment Plans to Haiti

The President of Kenya, William Ruto, is scheduled to meet with Joe Biden in Washington, DC, as part of his visit to the United States. This visit aims to strengthen economic and security ties and initiate a police mission to Haiti that had been delayed. President Ruto's visit comes at a time when the US administration is focused on enhancing relationships with African nations due to heightened competition from China and Russia on the continent. The deployment of a Kenya-led police force to Haiti, authorized by the UN…

Kenya Honored with First-Ever African State Visit to White House

Frances Brown became the fresh face at the National Security Council's African affairs department on May 20, 2024. Kenya stands out as the White House's pick for the inaugural state visit by an African leader for myriad reasons, particularly because of its increased global presence. Kenya has volunteered troops for a UN mission in Haiti, demonstrating leadership on the world stage. Anita Powell of VOA snagged an interview with Frances Brown, who dished on tech, climate, debt, democracy, health, and more before Kenyan…

President Ruto’s Groundbreaking Diplomatic Mission to the United States

President William Ruto bids farewell to Deputy Rigathi Gachagua at JKIA before embarking on a three-day State visit to the US on May 19, 2024. President William Ruto has set off for a three-day state visit to the United States. He was seen off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Sunday night by his Deputy Rigathi Gachagua and other top government officials. “This visit is significant as it marks the first State Visit by a Kenyan Head of State in two decades and the first by an African Head of State since 2008,”…

Ten Hag remains unfazed by Fernandes’ condition before Manchester United’s visit to Brighton

If Manchester United defeat Brighton and Newcastle United doesn't win at Brentford, the Red Devils secure a spot in European football. Erik ten Hag isn't stressed about Bruno Fernandes' fitness for the final Premier League game. Despite an injury scare, Ten Hag remains optimistic. "We're not overly concerned about Bruno's fitness," Ten Hag stated. "He's in good form, and it's crucial for other players to get game time." If United wins and Newcastle isn't victorious, they secure a spot in Europe next season. Regardless of…

Exploring Human Rights in Somalia: A Look at Progress and Challenges as Assessed by UN Expert

Ms. Isha Dyfan, the United Nations' Expert on Human Rights in Somalia, recently wrapped up her five-day visit to the country, marking her third official trip since being appointed by the Human Rights Council in May 2020. Throughout her stay, Dyfan met with Somali government officials, UN representatives, and various international partners to evaluate the current human rights landscape in Somalia. At a press conference in Mogadishu, Ms. Dyfan highlighted the progress made by the government since her last visit in November…

RDC: the details of President Felix’s official visit

The President of the DRC will be in Paris on Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30, 2024. A two-day official visit to France includes a ceremony at Les Invalides, meetings with political authorities at the Elysée Palace, National Assembly, and Senate, an economic forum, and a meeting with the Congolese diaspora. This marks Félix Tshisekedi's first official visit to France.

visit by ECOWAS mediator in Bamako

A delegation from ECOWAS is expected this Friday, March 18, 2022 in Bamako. The West African Economic Organization's mediator for Mali, Goodluck Jonathan, will once again try to agree with the transitional authorities on an election timetable for a return to…

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