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The Kenyan government is considering a $15.4million financing option for smallholder tea farmers across the country to help them diversify tea production in Kenya with production of orthodox tea.

Kenya is strategically positioning itself as the gateway to the vast African market as it seeks to attract investments into the country.

President Uhuru Kenyatta who has been on a charm offensive in foreign markets has called on Asian economies to use Kenya as a gateway to Africa’s market of over 1.2 billion people that is worth more than US$ 29 trillion.

President Kenyatta said Kenya is the best entry point for Asian businesses that want to trade in Africa with the coming into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA).

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“I invite you to use Kenya as a gateway to the African continent.  It is not only one of the top-ten fastest growing economies in Africa but is also one of the most pro-business Nations on the continent,” the President said when he delivered a keynote address at …