Africa Today - Reviewing Kenya-US Relations

As one of Africa’ strongest middle-class bases and with a pivotal role in maintaining good relations with the West, Kenya has been an attractive location for US and European investors over the past decade.

Al-Shabab attacks are dominating the political landscape and President Obama’s visit seems to be unifying the country in excitement to welcome their very own “son of the soil.” We will examine why Kenya is key to long-term US-Africa relations.

Recent attacks by al-Shabab militants did not make President Obama change his plans to visit Kenya. Kenya and the US are co-hosting the Sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit.