Kenyan church leaders react to protests against Chinese

August 18, 2012. Nairobi, Kenya (ENInews)—Some Kenyan church leaders are backing protests against the recent arrival of Chinese businesspeople in the east African country, while others urge Africans to welcome Asians in the spirit of the “global village.” About 500 small business owners protested on 16 August in central Nairobi, chanting “Chinese go home.” The Kenyans were reacting to the recent arrival of Chinese vendors on city streets as well as in open air markets, selling all kinds of goods from electronics to imported onions, according to one protestor, Stephen Kagiri. [314 words, ENI-12-0483]