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Foreign envoys laud Kenya over its accession to AU Charter against coups

Kenya has been lauded for signing the African Union charter against military take overs.

Nine foreign envoys from the country’s international partners commended the government for facilitating early preparations for the August polls as they called on the political class to adhere to the principles outlined in the charter on democracy and governance.

In the statement, the ambassadors and high commissioners revealed that President Uhuru Kenyatta had committed to facilitating a conducive environment for the August polls, terming Kenya as one of the leading democracies in Africa.

They added: “We, like the people of Kenya, recognize the importance of free, fair, credible, and peaceful elections this August to Kenya’s prosperous and stable future. We share the fundamental principles outlined in the African charter of transparency, accountability, equal representation, rule of law, and respect for human rights.”


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