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China, Debt and the Future of Kenya

The investigative series Africa Uncensored broadcast a riveting one-hour documentary on Kenyan national TV last night that explored the country’s ballooning national debt.

The program highlighted how, as Kenya’s largest bilateral creditor owning an estimated 70% (or $6.2 billion) of its external debt, China plays a central role in this issue.

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