This has propelled new development in Kenya's infrastructure with Chinese firms bringing in their own male workers to build roads.The temporary residents usually arrive without their spouses and families.
Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confounds of their camps.
In search of intimacy with the opposite sex, sometimes resulting in cohabitation, the men openly engaged in interracial dating and relationships, a practice embraced by the local society.
As a result, a number of Japanese miners fathered children with native Congolese women.
However, most of the mixed race infants resulting from these unions died, soon after birth.
The organization has hired legal counsel seeking a formal investigation into the killings.