UK demands Uhuru Covid test before London trip

President Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past press briefing at State House, Nairobi.

Photo credit: PSCU

What you need to know:

  • The UK is keen to guard the safety of its Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the royal family who will interact with Kenya’s officials during the three-day trip.
  • The trip, the first President Kenyatta is making in UK in 18 months, comes days after London retained Kenya on England’s “Red List”.

Britain will demand a top mark Covid-19 test from President Uhuru Kenyatta and his team ahead of entering London today after being exempted from the ban on Kenyan travellers.


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