The Nation’s Senior Diplomatic Writer, Aggrey Mutambo, sat down with China’s ambassador to Kenya for a wide-ranging interview that covered access to Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines, next year’s FOCAC summit in Dakar, and how Beijing will deal with Nairobi’s difficulty in repaying its debts.
The following is an extract of their exchange regarding the pressing issue of Kenya’s inability to repay the estimated $6.2 billion of loans that it owes China for projects like the Standard Gauge Railway:
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