Uhuru makes debt plea to UN

President Uhuru Kenyatta virtually addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York. President Kenyatta said the world must unite to help those most affected by the virus. 

Photo credit: Evan Schneider | AFP

What you need to know:

  • In a speech to the 75th UN General Assembly, President Kenyatta said on Wednesday that, the world must unite to help those most affected by the virus.
  • In Africa, coronavirus has infected some 1.4 million people and killed 34,077 of them by Tuesday night, according to the Africa CDC.

President Kenyatta has called for urgent decisions on debt relief and financial aid to Africa’s poor to help the continent’s quick recovery from the Covid-19 shocks.

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