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Kenyan Presidential Hopefuls Want to Sell Pot and Avocados to Repay Country’s Debts to China

TWEET TRANSLATION: Professor George Wajackoyah said the proceeds from the sale of marijuana would be used to finance Kenya's massive debts and then he would cut ties with China.

It’s not unusual for China to emerge as a contentious hot-button electoral issue during presidential campaigns in Africa but rarely as flamboyantly as in Kenya’s increasingly colorful race.

Two of the candidates, one a major party contender, the other, well, not so much, have come up with what they think are innovative solutions to repaying the nearly $7 billion that Kenya owes China, using pot and avocados:

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