Yesterday, the UK government added Kenya to its red list travel ban, the move aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19 virus, Kenya was added as death and infections rates over the recent days have increased significantly, the move was critisized by Kenyans including Politicians.
A section of Kenyans called on the Kenyan government to do the same to the UK Nationals Visiting the country, in what can be seen as a Tit for Tat game, the Kenyan government has this evening issued new directives to UK Nationals Visiting the country.
In the directives issued by the ministry of foreign affairs, all passengers arriving in Kenya from the UK will have to present certificate of vaccination and Covid-19 negative PCR test certificate and must isolate for a period of seven days. Other restrictions are on the statement attached.
As other laud the government on its move, the Elgeyo Marakwet Senator, Kipchumba Murkomen has critisized the Kenyan government over its move, Murkomen said that Kenyan government should not fight the UK but should work on its diplomacy and negotiation skills.
"We shouldn’t be fighting the UK. We should improve on our diplomacy & negotiation skills. Our foreign policy at the moment is the weakest ever. We should re-examine ourselves. We MUST look INWARD. Period !" Murkomen said.
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