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President Kenyatta travels to Rwanda for continental trade deal

Wednesday March 21 2018

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The plane carrying the President departed from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Wednesday shortly before 8am. 

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday morning travelled to Rwanda, where he will join other African leaders in the signing of an agreement that will create a continental free trade area.

The Heads of State will gather in Kigali to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area which is expected to increase intra-Africa trade above its current low level.

The trade pact is expected to spur economic growth, industrialisation, improved infrastructure development and business diversification.

The trade agreement also deals with non-tariff barriers, technical obstacles to trade and customs procedures. The agreement also creates a framework to deal with transit issues between countries.

The plane carrying the President departed from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 8am.