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What Trump will discuss with Uhuru in maiden telephone call

President Uhuru Kenyatta will speak to United States President Donald Trump on phone at 6.15pm Tuesday.

This will be President Trump’s maiden call to an East African head of state and will be his first itinerary of the day.

President Trump and President Kenyatta will speak for 30 minutes, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). They will discuss regional security, Somalia and the drought situation in East Africa.

The call is scheduled for 10.15am Washington time.

After the call, President Trump will proceed to receive his daily intelligence briefing.

President Trump spoke to Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari and South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on February 13.

The two were the first African heads of state to speak to President Trump after he was inaugurated on January 20.

President Trump and President Buhari talked about security is the West African region, with the US president expressing support with the sale of an aircraft to aid in the fight against Boko Haram.

President Trump and President Zuma discussed their countries’ strong bilateral trade ties. Trump expressing interest in identifying new mutually beneficial opportunities for trade.