The race for the African Union’s top job is heating up. Senegal and Kenya kicks off intense lobbying to secure Eritrea’s vote.
President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with Dr. Amina Mohamed, Kenya’s Foreign Minister and candidate for the Chairperson of the African Union Commission.
The President underlined the need for the enhancement and revitalization of the African Union to ensure that the African continent holds its rightful place in the world.
President Isaias further emphasized the urgency for both the African Union and the regional organizations (RECs) such as IGAD to get their acts together to advance the widely shared objectives of the continent’s economic integration.
President Isaias and Dr. Amina Mohamed also discussed in detail the status of the bilateral ties between the two sisterly countries. In this regard, President Isaias underscored the need for Kenya to play its due role in the Horn of Africa.
We discussed with the President the need to have a Joint Commission for Cooperation to deal with bilateral issues. pic.twitter.com/eVkS0ANv52
— AMB:Amina Mohamed (@AMB_A_Mohammed) January 10, 2017
Dr. Amina Mohamed talks about her bid for AU’s top job