Jitters over Uhuru, Raila ‘silent’ travels to China

Besides other bilateral meetings, President Uhuru Kenyatta came back having signed a number of investment deals, among them with Guangdong Silk-Tex Group, the world’s largest producer of silk, to set up in Kenya.

~ The Standard

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