[PHOTOS] Ruto, Ramaphosa hold talks on socio-economic ties

They signed four agreements to enhance relations between the two states.

In Summary

• They included promotion of partnership in trade, agriculture, housing and capacity building in the public service.

• "Kenya and South Africa are strategic allies with shared interests to build stronger socio-economic ties," Ruto said.

President William Ruto and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
President William Ruto and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
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President William Ruto and his South African counterpart President Cryril Ramaphosa on Wednesday held talks at the State House.

The talks aims to help strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
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They included promotion of partnership in trade, agriculture, housing and capacity building in the public service.

"Kenya and South Africa are strategic allies with shared interests to build stronger socio-economic ties," Ruto said.

President William Ruto and other officials during state meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
President William Ruto and other officials during state meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
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The two leaders also signed four instruments of cooperation to enhance relations between the two states.

They include three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) and one agreement on cooperation in the fields of correctional service, cooperation in the fields of housing and human settlement.

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua during the state meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua during the state meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House on November 9, 2022
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The cooperation between Kenya School of Government (KSG) and the National School of Government from South Africa and the agreement of audio-visual co-production.

President William Ruto with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a joint press address on November 9, 2022.
President William Ruto with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a joint press address on November 9, 2022.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, SA Minister of Foreign Affairs Naledi Pandor and other state officials during the state visit at State House on November 9, 2022.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, SA Minister of Foreign Affairs Naledi Pandor and other state officials during the state visit at State House on November 9, 2022.
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President William Ruto with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the State House on November 9, 2022.
President William Ruto with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the State House on November 9, 2022.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signing an MoU at the State House on November 9,2022.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signing an MoU at the State House on November 9,2022.
President William Ruto holds talks with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and other state officials on November 9, 2022.
President William Ruto holds talks with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and other state officials on November 9, 2022.
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State officials and media personnel during the joint press briefing with President William Ruto and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa on November 9,2022.
State officials and media personnel during the joint press briefing with President William Ruto and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa on November 9,2022.
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Sports CS Ababu Namwamaba and SA Minister of Sports Nathi Mthethwa signing pacts at the State House on November 9,2022.
Sports CS Ababu Namwamaba and SA Minister of Sports Nathi Mthethwa signing pacts at the State House on November 9,2022.
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