Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- Kenya's President William Ruto and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are pitching business and technology relations in their separate trips to east Asian countries.

President Ruto touched down in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday afternoon, indicating his trip will focus on boosting trade relations as well as investment opportunities in energy.

The Ugandan leader, on his part, arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam on Wednesday afternoon. Both African leaders were separately invited by their respective hosts - South Korea's new President Yoon Suk-yeol and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

"Kenya is keen on expanding economic ties with the East Asian nation and exploring areas of cooperation, especially in ICT, education, ...