What Kenyatta Said to CNN's Richard Quest

President Uhuru Kenyatta has vigorously defended the country's acquisition of loans from China, telling CNN that the debt has been used to plug an infrastructural gap that in the long term will bring jobs for Kenya's youth. The president also talked about the mooted plan to have him stick around in leadership after his term ends in 2022, writes Elvis Ondieki for The Nation.

Richard Quest interviewed Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.


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