SOUTH AFRICA’S ZUMA CONGRATULATES KENYATTA ON RE-ELECTION AS KENYA’S PRESIDENT

PRETORIA, South African President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on his recent re-election.

President Kenyatta will serve a second presidential term, having ascended to the office for the first time in 2013.

President Zuma has extended his best wishes to President Kenyatta and the people of Kenya. The South African President visited Kenya in October 2016, where he held bilateral talks with President Kenyatta. Several new agreements were also signed between the two countries to advance bilateral relations.

About 19.6 million Kenyans flocked to more than 40,000 polling stations across the East African country to vote last Tuesday. Eight candidates vied for the Presidency.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK