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Controversial China Square Shopping Mall Re-Opens in Nairobi, Prompting Heated Debate About Chinese Imports

Nearly two weeks after being shuttered due to protests from competing traders, China Square, a Nairobi shop selling inexpensive Chinese imports, is back in business.

This follows talks between the Kenyan authorities and the local Chinese chamber of commerce. It seems that Moses Kuria, the trade secretary who called for the business’s closure, may have been brought into line by more powerful interests.

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