By Samuel Ouma
President Uhuru Kenyatta will depart for South Africa on Tuesday for a three-day State visit.
Kenyatta will be received in Pretoria by his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa.
The two Presidents are expected to hold discussions that will focus on bilateral, multilateral, economic, regional, and continental agreements.
At the same time, they will also deliberate on developments around the global response to Covid 19 pandemic and vaccine manufacturing and distribution.
The two heads of state will also speak at South Africa–Kenya Business Forum to discuss new areas of economic, trade, and investment cooperation.
Memoranda of Understanding on International Cooperation and Relations, Home Affairs, and Tourism are expected to be signed.
President Kenyatta will also pay a visit to Transnet Engineering in Koedoespoort. This event will be used to demonstrate South Africa’s capability in the supply and maintenance of rail-related technology.
He will also stop at the Aspen Pharmacare facility in Gqeberha, demonstrating South Africa’s technical ability to manufacture and distribute vaccines and other pharmaceuticals.