Kenya's president arrives in East London for ANC's anniversary

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto

President Uhuru Kenyatta after arriving is South Africa.

The President is in South Africa for a three-day official visit hosted by President Jacob Zuma.

President Zuma announced that he would host President Kenyatta for a State visit latter this year.

On his part, Kenyatta said his meeting with Zuma included talks on working together "for the mutual prosperity of our people", and improving connectivity on the African continent, which he said was critical to industrial development.

In a video that is slowly getting viral and one that was seen by Zipo.co.ke, Kenyatta is seen alighting from his limousine with one security officer opening the door but his counterpart delays to hold it making it swing back and hit the President as he adjusted his coat.

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"It will enable us to create the jobs that our young people require", said Kenyatta. "I have had the opportunity to brief [President Zuma] on South Sudan", he said, adding that the leaders also discussed the slave trade of African migrants in Libya.

President Zuma also said that he wants to strengthen the relations between the countries and take them to a higher level. "We look forward to concluding and signing various agreements".

President Kenyatta will also meet Deputy President and President of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa.

South African shares firmed on Friday, supported by resources stocks lifted by better than expected Chinese trade data, while the rand slipped in cautious trading ahead of a weekend speech by the leader of the ruling African National Congress party.

Kenyatta expressed that he will be interested in talking about both politics and business with President Zuma.

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