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Kenyan leader pushes for full African economic integration

Published on May 19, 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday asked the African Union to up and expedite the integration agenda of the Continent.He said deeper integration between African countries is key in unlocking the continent’s economic development.

The president said Africa needs to work together towards an integrated economy, trade, investment and the free movement of people across borders.

That integration should start by breaking the artificial borders created by the colonial masters and also by writing a new narrative to disabuse the notion that Africa is a hopeless continent characterized by disaster and death.

The President spoke from Midrand, South Africa , where he opened the 6th Ordinary Session of the Third Parliament of the Pan African Parliament (PAP). Read more. Source | Star Africa