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Uhuru Issues Statement on AU Peace Talks Slated for Tomorrow in South Africa

Weeks after President William Ruto nominated his forebear Uhuru Kenyatta as his peace ambassador for the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa, the retired head of state could have declined Ruto in his first assignment.

This was after Uhuru declared openly that he will not be heeding African Union Peace talks on Ethiopia's Tigray clashes set to be held in South Africa on Saturday (tomorrow).

According to statements, Uhuru said he will not attend the meeting due to other meetings, dealing a great whack to Ruto, who had entrusted him to continue chairing regional consensus interventions on behalf of the Government of Kenya.


Ruto had banked Uhuru with the job because of his undertakings and diplomacy toward the publicity of peace, security, and strength in the Eastern Africa region. The chair of state had pledged to fully endorse his peace intervention endeavors.

This arrived after Ethiopia’s Government and Tigray territory rebels said they had submitted a petition by the African Union to participate in peace chats in South Africa.

The African Union (AU) asked the rival parties to negotiations intended for ending a two-year conflict that has left thousands of Civilians Dead and millions uprooted

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