US diplomat and Uhuru in talks to boost trade, security
Trade potentialUhuru expressed the need for Kenya and the US to strengthen their trade and investment ties, saying the potential for cooperation in that area was not fully exploited.
SEE ALSO :Uhuru's tax gamble that enraged Kenyans“We have a strong strategic partnership on other spheres but on the economic side, it is not as strong as it should be,” the President said at the meeting that was also attended by Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau. On Wednesday, the US official met Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma. Nagy will also visit Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea before flying to Stuttgart, Germany, where he will meet the United States Africa Command. The US military forces in support of the Federal Government of Somalia has continued to annihilate and degrade Al Shabaab in a series of airstrikes. In its fresh airstrike, the US hit an Al Shabaab target in Lebede on November 30, killing nine suspected militants.
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