This Confucian Institute was co-founded with funding from Moi University and Donghua University in China and is to specialise in Chinese textiles and garment design. Xinhua News Agency reporter-photographer Sun Ruibo.
Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhang Chenshe witnessed the displays which included a performance of the Huangmei Opera ‘Marriage of the Divine Immortals’, as well as Chinese dancing and a fashion show involving traditional Han Chinese clothing.
As soon as the ship arrived in Kenya, Chinese Naval Personnel of the ‘Ark of Peace’ immediately set about providing free medical services to the Kenyan people. Ten cataract patients were received on board and treated whilst Chinese medical personnel deployed out into the community. Medical supplies were distributed to the Red Cross clinic in Mombasa, as well as poor primary schools, orphanages, and many other places in need of medical assistance.
Due to China’s economic and cultural investment in Kenya, the Kenyan government’s position is that of official good ties and close relations between the two countries. The joint China-Kenya resistance to Western imperialist attitudes has worked well, and continues to work well, this is why the ‘Chinese Restaurant’ story of 2015 contradicts this trend of good and productive relations.