Kenya and South Sudan
Kenya is one of the few foreign countries to have started their business operations in South Sudan soon after the later became independent. Kenya Commercial Bank and Equity Bank have opened for business in Juba.
South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya are involved in the Lamu-Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project to build a transport corridor aimed to link the three countries.
- August 3, 2013: President Kiir presents new Cabinet Structure for State Governments
- March 28, 2013: 163 killed in battle against insurgents at South Sudan border
- November 15, 2011: President Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit received the credential about Cleland Leshore appointment as the Kenyan Ambassador to South Sudan.
- July 9, 2011: Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki and Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka are in Juba for the Independence Day Celebrations.
- July 10, 2011: Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka accompanied by Information and Communications minister Mamuel Pogishio, Kitui South MP Isaac Muoki, and Aambassadors Elijah Mativo and Cleland Leshore met President Salva Kiir Mayardit. The VP called for the immediate establishment of a joint ministerial commission to spearhead cooperation between Kenya and South Sudan.