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Chinese President In Kenya On Last Leg Of Africa Tour


China's President Hu Jintao is in Kenya, the final stop of his three-nation trip to Africa.

Mr. Hu is expected to sign offshore oil and gas exploration agreements in Nairobi Friday.

Thursday, Mr. Hu wrapped up a two-day visit to Nigeria with an address to Parliament in which he urged a strategic partnership between China and Africa.

During his visit, Nigeria agreed to award China four oil drilling licenses in exchange for a promised $4-billion investment in Nigeria's infrastructure.

Earlier this week, Mr. Hu was in Morocco, where he signed agreements on trade, science, culture and health care.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.
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