Kenya and USA to make history in Africa; set to begin talks for 1st American-sub-Saharan trade deal

Kenya and USA to make history in Africa; set to begin talks for 1st American-sub-Saharan trade deal

- The United States of America and Kenya are set to begin trade talks that would serve as a model for other African countries

- This is the first time America is having such trade arrangements with a sub-Saharan African country

- Kenya's cabinet is expected to approve the deal when it holds its meeting in a few days time

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YEN.com.gh has learned that the United States of America (USA) and Kenya are ready to announce discussions on a free-trade agreement.

The statement, scheduled to be released in a few days’ time, is set to be America’s first deal with a sub-Saharan country.

Kenya’s principal secretary for foreign affairs, Macharia Kamau, stated that the two countries expect real progress on the agreement by the third quarter of 2020, Bloomberg.com reports.

Kenya and USA to make history in Africa; set to begin talks for 1st American-sub-Saharan trade deal

Source: citizentv.co.ke
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USA is now focused on examining trade relationships with Africa, the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK), after signing a trade pact with China.

It also comes on the heels of the approval by Senate of the USA-Mexico-Canada agreement.

It is expected that Kenya’s cabinet would approve discussions on the deal with the USA in a few days’ time.

In other news, a video of primary school children in a classroom with cement blocks as tables has surfaced online.

In the video, some of the children can be seen placing exercise books on arranged cement blocks and writing in them.

Others are however seen with proper desks of a table and chair while some of the blocks are arranged at the back of the classroom.

The video, shared by Class91.3FM has since gone viral and attracted comments from social media users

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