Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and his South Africa Counterpart President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Kenyatta will fly out to South Africa on Friday to attend South Africa (SA) President Cyril Ramaphosa Inauguration on Saturday.

Ramaphosa’s African National Congress (ANC) recently won the 2019 elections in SA.

Cyril Ramaphosa a former trade union leader and prominent ANC member received 58 percent of the vote.

Kenya and South Africa and enjoy strong mutual and bilateral relations.

Both Presidents are focused on deepening bilateral and trade relations that will focus on promoting intra-Africa investment and specifically investment into South Africa and into Kenya.

Ramaphosa has promised a “new dawn” to reinfuse South African governance with the values of iconic former President Nelson Mandela.

For the first time, the president’s inauguration will not be held at the Union Buildings but at Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

About 32,000 people are expected to attend President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration

These will include heads of states, SADC ambassadors and representatives from the different business sector.

Following Ramaphosa’s inauguration, 400 Members of Parliament will be sworn into the National Assembly next week.

The arrival of Cyril Ramaphosa into office in early 2018 brought sparks of hope for many South Africans from across the country’s vast political spectrum.


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