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Executive chairperson of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma hit the ground running when he landed in Nairobi on Thursday. China’s richest man has arrived in Kenya with a planeload of billionaires. They’ll be looking to cut multi-billion-shilling deals with government and local businessmen. Executive chairperson of Chinese e-commerce giant …

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China donates Sh16 million for drought-Struck victims

The Chinese embassy in Nairobi has given Sh16 million for food stuff for victims of drought in several counties including Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Lamu, Laikipia, Baringo, Isiolo, Kitui, Narok East Ambassador Liu Xianfa handed the donation to the Devolution ministry on Friday, saying it was the largest ever by the …

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Africa’s leading conservationists hail China’s ivory ban

The Chinese government’s decision to terminate ivory processing and trade by the end of 2017 marked a critical milestone in the journey toward eliminating poaching and other threats to Africa’s elephant species, a conservationist group said on Wednesday. Kaddu Sebunya, president of African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) hailed China for taking …

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Chinese company is taking power connection to Kenya

Three months after the opening of Kenya’s first transformer manufacturing plant, Dylan Yu, managing director of Yocean Group Limited, has an even more ambitious plan – to diversify products to better serve the country’s power industry. Yocean has already come to an agreement with its manufacturing partners in China’s Jiangsu …

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Kenya Airways inks deal to improve connectivity in Asia

Kenya Airways said Thursday it had signed a codeshare agreement with Hong Kong Airlines to help improve connectivity and access in Asia. The agreement on the Bangkok-Hong Kong route will see Hong Kong Airlines load Kenya Airways flight code on the Asian carriers’ seven daily flights. “This will allow Kenya …

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China helping rural Kenyans access adequate healthcare

Four modular container clinics donated by the Chinese government will be used to provide healthcare in remote parts of Kenya. The donation made possible by the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology in the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is valued at 2.75 million yuan ($400, 000) to the Kenyan government. At …

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China funded research center handed over to Kenyan university

Photo taken on Sept. 26, 2016 shows a view of the Sino-Africa Joint Research Center at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya. The state-of-the-art facility funded by the Chinese government to promote collaborative research with African countries in the field of agriculture and biodiversity conservation …

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Kenyan woman dream trip to China a reality

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Kenyan woman gets her dream trip come true by photo-shopping herself into snaps of China A Kenyan woman has recently turned her dream visit to China a reality by posting a series of photo-shopped travel snaps online, which finally attracted a generous donation for an actual trip. Seve Gat from Nairobi …

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Chinese artists make sterling performance in Nairobi

Leading Chinese artists who included opera singers, acrobats, dancers and instrumentalists on Sunday entertained a mammoth crowd in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, Liu Xianfa and senior Kenyan officials graced the concert where traditional and classical music from the Asian giant enlivened the audience who filled an …

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