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"We welcome the prime minister's assurances that the current duty free quota for Kenyan exports will continue after Brexit.

Britain needs to find new economic partners before it confronts the full impact of exiting the European Union, he said.

May was eager to emphasise the opportunities for bilateral trade deals once Britain leaves the EU.

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has hit the dancefloor once again during her trip to Africa, proving her critics won't stop her from having a boogie.

She is to meet president Uhuru Kenyatta and see British soldiers who are training troops from Kenya and other African countries fighting al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Since 2015, the United Kingdom has trained 30,000 Nigerian troops as part of its bilateral relationship with the West African country.

"There is something called reciprocity and we want Britain to play fair", said Ngore, a former Ntunene ward MCA.

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Kenya has one of the world's toughest policies on single-use plastics - it is illegal to produce, sell or even use plastic bags in the east African country. Dozens of Kenyan police have been killed in bombings in recent months. The returned money will be used exclusively for development projects.

May's visit comes as Kenyatta returns from meeting with President Donald Trump in Washington and before all three of the heads of state she met travel to Beijing to participate in a China-Africa summit.

The two leaders also witnessed the signing of a second agreement on the renewal of security pact between the two countries.

May also announced Britain will set up a cyber centre in Nairobi to help authorities fight online child sex abuse by tracking the sharing of abusive images on the internet.

"We indicated that Kenya will be pressing for an increase in exports on the basis of a fair market arrangement with a view of a mutual win-win arrangement", said President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The article emphasized how Uhuru "repeated his reference to long gap between British Prime Minister's visits" as they sought to explain why Kenya was keen to seek investment from anywhere in the world following the Uhuru's recent U.S. trip.

"The UK is a major source of Kenya's foreign direct investments (FDI), contributing around 40% of Kenya's total FDI inward flows annually".