How bureaucrats could make or break renewed Kenya-Tanzania relations

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan and Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta have a word during the Kenya-Tanzania Business Forum at Serena hotel in Nairobi on May 5, 2021. 

Photo credit: Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The trip had been largely expected to be a symbolic relaunch of relations and officials in Nairobi did admit changes in policy were dependent on the personal relationship of the two leaders.

Kenyan and Tanzanian officials will begin implementing decisions reached this week in Nairobi when President Samia Suluhu made her maiden State Visit to Kenya, indicating early fruits of thawing relations.


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