William Ruto and Abiy Ahmed
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Four ways Ethiopia matters to Kenya

President William Ruto receives the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi on February 27, 2024.

Photo credit: PCS

What you need to know:

  • But both countries continually face the threat of violent extremism which requires adequate cooperation
  • In 2018, Kenya and Ethiopia said they were reviving the Lamu Port South Sudan transport corridor which had been near-dead since the launch in 2012.