Tuesday, April 7, 2020

President Uhuru Kenyatta holds talks with opposition leader Raila Odinga

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President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga are currently holed up in a meeting at Harambee House in Nairobi.

The agenda of the meeting remains unknown but the two leaders are expected to address a media conference anytime from now.

This meeting follows calls for dialogue to resolve the current political impasse precipitated by opposition calls for electoral justice and reconstitution of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

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The meeting is being held in the backdrop of a four-day visit by the the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who is on his maiden tour of Africa.

Recently, the Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Ambassador Macharia Kamau had rubbished calls for US intervention in Kenya’s political impasse following a publication by two former ambassadors to Kenya bAmb. Mark Bellamy and Amb. Johnnie Carson.

President Kenyatta had since dismissed any possibility of holding dialogue with the opposition chief saying that the political season is over.

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