Mwai Kibaki’s state funeral took place in Nairobi on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Mwai Kibaki’s state funeral took place in Nairobi on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Africa

How former Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki looked east to China

  • Kibaki, who died last week aged 90, stepped up the country’s efforts to attract investment from Asian countries rather than the West
  • China became the east African country’s biggest trading and economic partner around the time of the 2008 financial crisis

Mwai Kibaki’s state funeral took place in Nairobi on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Mwai Kibaki’s state funeral took place in Nairobi on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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