While Kenyatta focused on his pet project of increasing investment in the health sector, Modi pushed for a faster process to draw up an action plan on security collaboration.
Kenya is seeking greater engagement with India in tourism, defence and healthcare, while India is looking to regain its position as Kenya’s number one trade partner from China.
A look at what’s coming up in the year ahead on the global foreign policy front.
South Africa and Burundi’s exit will likely embolden other African states to leave the ICC.
The government of Uhuru Kenyatta may wish to reconsider its repeated attacks against NGOs. The country as a whole is likely to benefit if the government softens its stance.
Government critics and Western ambassadors have accused the police of using excessive force and have called for dialogue.
Police in Nairobi fired tear gas at people leaving a rally of the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy that was fully authorised and had passed without incident.
The International Criminal Court’s decision to throw out post-election violence charges against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto gives him a major boost as he prepares to run for elections next year.