The Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya have been in a strong diplomatic relationship since a number of years. The diplomatic missions of both countries are operating smoothly well in their respective capital cities namely in Kinshasa and Nairobi. According to Kenyan News Day Magazine, a diplomatic incident happened between DRC and Kenya Governments after the visit of DP Ruto in DRC. This is due to a « stolen USD 318m gold ». Below the article published by Kenyan news day Magazine on 22 september 2018:
DP Ruto sparks « furious » diplomatic row between Kenya and DRC over stolen USD138m gold.
A furious diplomatic spat played out between Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo after Congolese intelligence officers made a cross border pursuit of Deputy President William Ruto’s helicopter into Kenya. According to confidential sources that spoke to Kenyan News Day, DP Ruto is presently the centre of a furious diplomatic row with the DRC suspect his chopper was used to smuggle up to 5 tonnes of expensive solid gold out of Congo and into Kenya. The gold is reportedly worth a staggering $138 million (sh14 billion). Read more