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"For the Trump administration this is very important because there has been a lot of criticism, especially out of Africa, that this president has totally neglected a very important part of the world", Mbaku said.

"We'll bring that over to Kenya", Trump joked.

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The Kenyan leader is also meeting with USA business leaders to promote investment in his country while in Washington. The meeting centred on trade, a Sh23 billion investment was sealed.

'Kenya and the United States have had strong, solid relationships ever since our independence.

Additionally, Kenyatta said both countries have "excellent cooperation" in fighting terrorism, adding, he wants to strengthen trade and investment ties. "You couldn't say Merry Christmas", Trump said.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has denied claims that Kenya is sinking under too much debt following his recent investment meetings with World leaders.

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The successful USA visit by President Kenyatta is a major boost for his administration's Big 4 development agenda especially since it comes just weeks before the launch of the much anticipated direct flights between Nairobi and NY. This is really great.

The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, who has retweeted Melania's and Uhuru's tweets, is yet to share her own takeaways from the meeting.

Kenyatta said he hoped Trump would share the wealth with his country.

Ms Trump praised Ms Kenyatta's community initiative.

Mr and Mrs Kenyatta are then scheduled to depart from the White House at 3pm. "I enjoyed learning about Beyond Zero and discussing our shared concerns for the well-being of children", she stated.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider.

Uhuru's visit makes him the third African leader to hold direct talks with Trump.

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