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The Zhou-Kenyatta Road Show in Kenya

Chinese ambassador Zhou Pingjiang together with President Uhuru Kenyatta at the commissioning of the Karimenu II Dam in central Kenya. Image via @StateHouseKenya.

China’s ambassador to Kenya, Zhou Pingjian, has spent a lot of time with President Uhuru Kenyatta recently, commissioning one new infrastructure project after another.

On Monday, the pair led a ceremony for the grand opening of the new Chinese-built and partially financed $200 million Karimenu II Dam in the central town of Gatundu. 

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