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Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan is set to redefine the Tanzania-Kenya relations.

Bilateral ties between Kenya and Tanzania have been blowing hot and cold for decades now, with the row playing out publicly during the era of the late President John Pombe Magufuli.

Disputes seem to be always never far from the surface and only a slight spark is enough to ignite a diplomatic tiff such as the one that was playing out during Magufuli’s era.

However, President Samia is seeking to bring a solution, and maintain a good relationship between the two neighbouring countries.

President Samia on Saturday, April 10, 2021, said that her administration is determined to solve some of the issues existing between Tanzania and Kenya.

The Tanzanian head of state said this in a statement to the media after meeting a special envoy from President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. She said that she will pick from …

An apex regional business community has backed Ambassador Amina Mohamed’s candidature for the position of Director General at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).  The East African Business Council (EABC) said that this was buoyed by her promise to steer reforms towards eliminating trade barriers and implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement if selected. 

This followed a virtual meeting by the Business Council that convened industry captains from the East African region to deliberate on deepening relations between the private sector in East Africa and the WTO. 

Speaking from Geneva, Ambassador Amina said she would push for a vibrant multi-lateral trading system to boost Africa’s trade.  “If I was selected, I would be a strong advocate for an open trading system. I’d also be a leader in reforming the system and particularly in recovering the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic.”  

According to the UN Economic