Kenya, Burundi deepen trade ties for united East African Community

Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye, President Uhuru Kenyatta

Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye and President Uhuru Kenyatta during a press conference at the State Lodge in Kisumu on May 31, 2021. 

Photo credit: Caroline Wafula | Nation Media Group

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  • Their ministers of trade were directed to review and address bottlenecks and barriers inhibiting trade, as well as use of Lake Victoria for transport and as a source of livelihoods.

Kenya and Burundi on Monday signed several deals aimed at deepening trade and development, following talks between Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Evariste Ndayishimiye at State Lodge Kisumu.

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