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Uhuru holds key meetings ahead of SA’s General Elections

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Former President Uhuru Kenyatta serves as the head of the African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM)

Former President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday held several meetings in Johannesburg, South Africa as part of the preparations for the upcoming General Elections scheduled for May 29th.

Uhuru, who serves as the head of the African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) met with representatives from the South African Council of Churches, emphasizing the crucial role that faith-based organizations play in promoting peaceful and credible elections.

The former President also met with Media Monitoring Africa (MMA), a well-known organization that promotes ethical journalism and ensures balanced and impartial media coverage during elections.

He emphasized the importance of the media’s role during elections and the need for accurate reporting throughout the election period.

Kenyatta also met with South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs, Tawanda Chimni. These strategic meetings highlight a comprehensive approach to election observation, involving religious organizations, media watchdogs, and government officials.

These efforts underscore the African Union’s commitment to supporting member states in upholding democratic principles and promoting stability across the continent.

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