UNITED STATES CHINA KENYA

Mombasa-Nairobi: Kenyatta told to choose between China's Afristar railway and Bechtel's motorway project

The Mombasa-Nairobi line was extended to Naivasha at the end of 2019.
The Mombasa-Nairobi line was extended to Naivasha at the end of 2019. © Daniel Irungu/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
China has suspended work to extend its Mombasa-Nairobi railway line to Uganda to protest over the plans of US firm Bechtel to build a motorway between the port and the capital. [...] (407 words)
Issue dated 29/09/2020 Reading time 2 minutes
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