Uhuru heads to France to sign Sh180bn loan

President Uhuru Kenyatta and France President Emmanuel Macron (left) at State House, Nairobi on March 13, 2019.  

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • This will be the President’s first trip post Covid-19 pandemic, which saw the Kenyan airspace closed for both domestic and international flights.
  • The company won the multibillion-shilling contract in a government-to-government deal that formed part of President Kenyatta’s discussions with President Donald Trump during his US visit in 2018.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to leave for Paris tomorrow, where he will take billions of shillings in debt for a road project.


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