Kenya Receives Development Aid From China

Kenya has received a USD7.16 million development grant from China, according to

. The grant was awarded by Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi during his visit to the African country. Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki welcomed the Chinese donation, saying it is "substantial in financial terms and has a considerable impact on Kenya's socio-economic development."

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.