Uhuru leaves for Djibouti to attend Heads of State summit

The plane carrying the President and his entourage departed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 8.00 a.m.

Sunday February 28 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Jerusalem on February 23, 2016. President Kenyatta left the country on February 28, 2016 for a Heads of State summit in Djibouti. PHOTO | AFP

President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Jerusalem on February 23, 2016. President Kenyatta left the country on February 28, 2016 for a Heads of State summit in Djibouti. PHOTO | AFP  

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has left for Djibouti to attend the Heads of State Summit of Troop Contributing Countries to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

The plane carrying the President and his entourage departed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 8.00 a.m on Sunday.

The AMISOM summit will discuss and adopt proposals to revamp the mission’s operations in Somalia to make it more effective in fighting Al-Shabaab.

AMISOM – created on January 19, 2007 by the African Union’s Peace and Security Council – is a regional peacekeeping mission operated by the African Union with the approval of the United Nations.

The AMISOM troop contributing countries are Kenya, Djibouti, Uganda, Burundi and Ethiopia.

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