Kenyan President William Ruto greeting Liu Yuxi, China’s special representative on African affairs, in Nairobi. Photo: Handout
Kenyan President William Ruto greeting Liu Yuxi, China’s special representative on African affairs, in Nairobi. Photo: Handout

After bashing China loans, Kenya’s president signals reverse course

  • During his election campaign, William Ruto blamed China’s lending for his nation’s debt troubles
  • But the new leader has flagged an expansion in Kenya-China relations on infrastructure, agriculture, education

Kenyan President William Ruto greeting Liu Yuxi, China’s special representative on African affairs, in Nairobi. Photo: Handout
Kenyan President William Ruto greeting Liu Yuxi, China’s special representative on African affairs, in Nairobi. Photo: Handout
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