Follow CGSP on Social Media

Listen to the CGSP Podcast

Latest Al-Shabab Attack in Kenya Prompts High-Level Security Talks With China’s Ambassador

Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, and ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru meet with Chinese ambassador Zhou Pingjian. Image via Kenya's Interior Ministry.

High-level talks between three Kenyan ministers and Chinese ambassador Zhou Pingjian took place at the Interior Ministry in Nairobi on Tuesday to discuss the worsening security situation in Lamu county where Chinese contractors have been the victims of recent terrorist attacks.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, and ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru were on hand to discuss how Chinese personnel and property can be better protected.

Lead the Conversation on China

Subscribe Today to Get Full Access to The China-Global South Project

Check Out Everything You'll Get With Your Subscription

The China-Global South Daily Brief delivered to your inbox at 6AM Washington time

Full access to exclusive news and analysis from editors based in the Global South

Transcripts of CGSP’s twice-weekly podcasts

Students and teachers with a valid .edu email address are eligible for a 50% discount off monthly or yearly subscriptions. Email us to receive a discount code.

What is The China-Global South Project?


The China-Global South Project is passionately independent, non-partisan and does not advocate for any country, company or culture.


A carefully curated selection of the day’s most important China-Global South stories. Updated 24 hours a day by human editors. No bots, no algorithms.


Diverse, often unconventional insights from scholars, analysts, journalists and a variety of stakeholders in the China-Global South discourse.


A unique professional network of China-Africa scholars, analysts, journalists and other practioners from around the world.