Kenya And Senegal Sign Agreement To Champion The Integration Of Africa
Kenya and Senegal have agreed to work together to champion Africa’s integration.
A statement released by the State House in Nairobi stated that President William Ruto and his Senegalese counterpart, President Macky Sall, said they will strive to take common positions on issues affecting the Continent.
The two leaders spoke on Thursday after holding talks at the Presidential Palace in Dakar.
President Ruto said the move will further Africa’s agenda and consolidate its position at the United Nations.
“We must unite and amplify our voices at the global level,” he said.
On his part, President Sall called on African countries to abolish visa requirements for Africans to ease the movement of people and factors of production.
President Ruto said Kenya and Senegal are exploring the possibility of a visa-free regime for citizens of the two countries.
He explained that his Senegalese counterpart had committed to support the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.