Obama in Kenya: A weekend to remember

How we made it in Africa | July 31

Many Kenyans believe the country will benefit economically from Obama’s visit and the [Global Entrepreneurship Summit] GES. Over the weekend a number of deals were already announced. General Electric (GE) said it has secured a US$155m contract to build a 100MW wind power farm in Kajiado County; while US solar company SkyPower Global signed a $2.2bn deal for the development of 1GW of energy projects in Kenya that will employ 25,000 people over the next five years.