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Kenya’s Ambassador to China Leaves Unexpectedly

Wu Peng is China's top diplomat for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Kenya’s outgoing ambassador to China, Mary Muthoni, is leaving her post after only ten months on the job, far less than her predecessor, who spent three years in Beijing.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nairobi did not explain what prompted Muthoni’s departure and why she is leaving after less than a year in her post. Nor did the Ministry provide any details as to who President William Ruto will name as her replacement. (THE STANDARD)

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