President Mwai Kibaki and Ethopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at the UNCC venue of the AU summit. They signed deals for a new power–grid connection. Photo/PPS
This, combined with Kenya’s strategic location and relatively developed infrastructure, is increasingly pushing the two nations closer.
Kenya enjoys a historical national security arrangement with Ethiopia, which has one of the largest armies in Africa — with 1 million regular troops, not to speak of easy-to-conscript reserves.