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Uhuru calls for more intra-Africa trade

Published on May 05, 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday urged governments to enhance intra-Africa trade through easing business conditions in order to lure investments and better lives.

He said this could best be done by improving infrastructure, reducing cost of electricity and filling the gap on disputes resolution.

The President said Kenya had invested heavily in easing trade conditions where a new seaport had been built and administrative systems streamlined among other things.

East African countries also enjoyed faster clearance of goods on an online portal, which saw cargo destined to Uganda taking two days from the traditional 18 while Rwanda now enjoys four days transit period from the costly 20. Read more. Source | Daily Nation