How President-elect Biden will shape U.S. relations with Kenya and Africa

Relations will be defined by advancing the course of democracy, peace and security, economic growth, trade and investment, and supporting sustainable development. At exactly two minutes to 11 a.m. on June 9, 2010, United States Vice President Joe Biden stood at the podium at the

Insights into the American Election 2020

US President Donald Trump is vying for a second term against the Democratic Party candidate and former Vice President, Joe Biden. American elections are different from the one man one vote system that is the norm in other democracies. When Americans cast their ballots for

FTA Series – Part 5: Impact of US-KE FTA on agriculture

It’s impossible to overstate how much Congress cares about agriculture – US agriculture is very productive, and we now want to work out how to sell it.” – A Senior USTR Adviser, 2020

FTA Series – Part 4 : Unpacking the US-KE Free Trade Area Agreement

Although Kenya may not feature as one of the top ten importers for the US market, the textile and apparel industry has the potential to alleviate the unemployment crisis in the country

U.S. fires sanctions warning shot for political leaders

We will watch closely the actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process and will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those responsible for election-related violence. As long-time partners to the nations of Africa, we care about the region’s democratic trajectory and are committed to working constructively with international and regional partners,” said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo