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Park arrives in France for state visit to boost ties
Jun 02, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Paris on Wednesday for a four-day state visit meant to strengthen bilateral ties after wrapping up her swing through Africa. Park was welcomed at Paris Orly airport by French officials. This marks the first state visit to Franc...


Korea Aid takes off in Kenya
Jun 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye hands out hygiene and medicine kits to school kids during Korea Aid's test run at the Kenyatta International Convention Center in Nairobi on May 31. Following the successful launch of Korea Aid in Ethiopia and Uganda, the new developmental aid p...


President visits United Nations offices in Nairobi
Jun 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (left) is guided by Director-General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi Sahle-Work Zewde during her visit to the African U.N. branch on May 31. President Park Geun-hye made a visit to the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) on May 31...


Korea, Kenya to expand cooperation on economy, infrastr...
Jun 01, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (left) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shake hands at the presidential palace in Nairobi on May 31. The two leaders have agreed to bolster cooperation on the economy, trade and development. President Park Geun-hye and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ...


Park holds talks with Kenyatta on trade, business
May 31, 2016
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye met with her Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday and agreed to boost two-way trade and business with East Africa’s largest economy. The summit -- the first between the leaders of the two countries in 34 years -- came as Seoul is ...


Korea’s development offers lessons for Kenya
May 31, 2016
President Park Geun-hye’s visit to Kenya seems to be offering the East African nation an opportunity to look back upon itself, all while reviewing Korea’s global role today as a model for developing countries. On May 29, Kenya’s largest newspaper, the Daily Nation, reflect...


Korea, Uganda strengthen rural development partnership
May 31, 2016
First Lady Janet Museveni (left), President Yoweri Museveni (second from left) and President Park Geun-hye attend the May 30 launch ceremony for the National Farmers' Leadership Center (NFLC), a facility that will train local farmers in agricultural techniques based on Korea's Ne...


'Korea will become reliable partner for Kenya's develop...
May 31, 2016
President Park Geun-hye's contribution is published in Kenya's Daily Nation on May 30, prior to her state visit to the East African nation. In her open letter, the president stressed the importance of Korea-Kenya cooperation and the mutual benefits that it will bring. P...


Park, Museveni launch Korea Aid program for Uganda
May 30, 2016
President Park Geun-hye and her Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni launched South Korea's aid program for Uganda on Monday in the latest sign of Seoul’s commitment to boosting development cooperation in Africa. South Korea -- which has become the first former aid recipient to...


Media focuses on Ugandan decision to cut NK ties
May 30, 2016
Many Ugandan newspapers focus on their government's decision to cease military cooperation with North Korea. The Ugandan government’s decision to stop its military cooperation with North Korea is making headlines across the region. Newspapers and broadcasters have publi...