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Boris Johnson visits Kenya on his successful East Africa tour

Kenya’s Foreign Ministry said that Boris Johnson’s visit is because the UK is the largest European foreign investor in Kenya, the largest source market for Kenya’s tourism and the third most important export destination.” Kenya mainly exports tea, coffee and horticultural products to the UK.Our Foreign Secretary will hold bilateral talks with his host Ambassador Amina Mohamed, on “critical matters of mutual interests,” Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Ministry reported.  His visit comes as private ranches in Laikipia, most owned by Britons, continue to be raided by illegal herders.  Continue reading

Drought in Somalia so Boris makes a surprise visit

The situation in Somalia has reached crisis point, so Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has paid a surprise visit.   He arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu today.  His visit to the East African Nation was an unannounced trip and it is the first time a higher profile UK minister has visited Somalia since the Somali Parliament elected Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo as president last month. Britain is appealing for aid for Somalia’s drought, which has been declared a national disaster amid warnings of a full-blown famine. Continue reading