China rewards Kenya’s friendship with billions

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang (R) rides in a customised game-viewing vehicle with Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta (2-R) and his vice-President, William Ruto (L) on May 10, 2014 at the Nairobi National Park. In a busy day that started with a function at State House, Nairobi, and included a visit to the Nairobi National Park in the afternoon, the two leaders announced a deepening of ties in what observers see as an affirmation of the Jubilee government’s commitment to widen the network of trade and development partners around the globe. AFP/PHOTO

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  • In a busy day that started with a function at State House, Nairobi, and included a visit to the Nairobi National Park in the afternoon, the two leaders announced a deepening of ties in what observers see as an affirmation of the Jubilee government’s commitment to widen the network of trade and development partners around the globe.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang yesterday led the signing of 17 agreements expected to unlock billions of shillings to boost Kenya’s economy.

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