At some point, you may have to learn Chinese. The rise of China into a major world economic and political power is phenomenal. Until recently, China has been a third world country wallowing in obscurity. It is now the second most important global economy is magical. The GDP of China is expected to surpass that of the US within this decade. This is predicted to be as much as by a factor of 2 or 3 in the future!
The global position of China economically has also grown to be so strong. Kenya stands to gain more if its Kenyans can understand and speak Mandarin language. For the same reason, some countries have introduced Mandarin classes in their curriculum. They include South Africa, Uganda and Kenya from the year 2020.
Logically, teaching Mandarin in Kenyan schools will have a positive impact. As a result, it will improve job competitiveness and facilitate better trade and connections between Kenya and China.