China’s e-commerce giant Jack Ma is on a trip to East Africa on a mission

Asia’s richest man Jack Ma is on a trip to East Africa on a mission to inspire young entrepreneurs.

(BBC. COM) –Mr Ma, whose e-commerce business Alibaba is reported to account for 11% of retail sales in China, will be speaking to young business people in Kenya today before going on to a UN conference in Rwanda.

Joining him on the trip is a group of “super-rich” Chinese business people who are looking to for opportunities, Business Dailynewspaper reports.

#JackMainKenya is trending on Twitter in Kenya as people wait for him to talk.