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Hilarious reactions as President Uhuru tweets in French

Cornel Wawire
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President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Emmanuel Macron. [Source/PSCU]

President Uhuru Kenyatta has set the internet ablaze after tweeting in French. 

This comes just minutes after hosting the French President Emmanuel Macron at State House in Nairobi.

“Je suis ravi d’accueillir mon ami Son Excellence Président Emanuel Macron de la République de France à State House, Nairobi. Le kenya et la France entretiennent des relations cordiales qui ont permis de stimuler la croissance dans différents secteurs au benefice de nos peuples,” tweeted President Uhuru Kenyatta.

This loosely translates into: “I am delighted to welcome my friend His Excellency President Emanuel Macron of the Republic of France to State House, Nairobi. Kenya and France have a cordial relationship that has helped to stimulate growth in different sectors to the benefit of our peoples.”

Kenyans came out in numbers reacting differently to President Uhuru’s tweet in French. 

Here are some of their reactions:

"Ukoloni mambo leo. Andika kwa lugha ya taifa kiswahili," said James Mwangi.

"Hii ndio kusema aje sasa? Ama ni kusema pesa ya NYS1 &2, Kimwarer, Kenya Pipeline, NHIF, tourism fund, ...na zingine mingi zitarudi plus interest?" said Wamunyota.

"Oui. Monsieur le corruption is le kulaing ze legacy. et la France wanajua. Make corruption le Big ONE.," said Bahati Masinde.

"Ala, is this Chinese or wuot?" asked Kimani Mwangi. 

"Kwang ki ko la mi na ungua bet det de la mpappe, kwe kante, kokoko kooo ne Giroud, Mibhadii inywaa," said Abed Stwewarts.

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