Five key moments in history that define Kenya-US ties 

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The US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Pepfar) has been the main funder of HIV and Aids programmes in Kenya.

The 2008 US presidential election was followed keenly in Kenya because the son of a Kenyan was among the contestants.

Kenya and the United States have enjoyed a good relationship for decades. As the US marks its independence day on July 4, here are five key moments that have defined the relationship between the two countries. 

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