UN chief arrives in Kenya to assess Sudan crisis


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in Kenya to follow up on the humanitarian and security situation in Sudan following weeks of clashes.

Mr Guterres was received on Wednesday morning by Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Minister Alfred Mutua at the main airport in the capital, Nairobi.

During his two-day visit, the UN chief will hold talks with President William Ruto and also meet all heads of UN agencies in Nairobi.

The warring military factions in Sudan have agreed to a seven-day truce starting on Thursday.