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Heads of State arrive for global summit in Nairobi

Heads of State and government officials continued streaming into the country for the 6th TICAD Summit hosted in Nairobi.

The meeting, that is underway at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), is set to chart the path for Africa’s development with its global partners.

The summit which was opened by President Uhuru Kenyatta has attracted 34 Heads of State and business leaders from across the globe.

At least a dozen Heads of State arrived in the country on Saturday morning; with more expected before the fete closes on Monday, August 29.

Those in the country include Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Akie Abe, Paule Kagame (Rwanda), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Somali).

Presidents Patrice Talon (Benin), Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (Djibouti), Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equitorial Guinea), Idriss Déby (Chad) and John Dramani Mahama (Ghana) have also graced the occasion.


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