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Chinese Construction Projects in Kenya Stall Amid Worsening Economy

President William Ruto is under mounting pressure to get stalled projects back on track in Kenya. To do this, he will be seeking a $1 billion loan from China next week. EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP

Kenya’s President William Ruto is under pressure to deliver on his campaign promises among them stemming the shilling’s depreciation, building dams and a road network connecting several regions in the country.

Some of the roads under construction have become prone to accidents riling residents against contractors and the government.

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