‘Handshake’ of equals shall bring win-win cooperation for partners

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee in Nairobi September 4, 2019.

Photo credit: Xinhua

What you need to know:

  • China has been Africa’s largest trading partner for 11 years in a row, contributing more than 20 per cent of its growth.
  • Many flagship projects — including the African Union Conference Center and the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway — have been completed.

I was kind of disappointed somehow, frankly, upon my first-ever arrival at JKIA on August 29, 2008. A very friendly and hospitable airport.

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