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Kenyatta Aims to Diversify Infrastructure Finance and Development Away From Dependence on China

Visting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomed by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at The Élysée Palace in Paris last week. Photo via The State House (Kenya).

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta returned on Saturday from a four-day trip to France loaded with $165 million (Sh17.91 billion) of new concessional loans, grants, and various other financing agreements for health and infrastructure development initiatives.

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