Tokyo puts pressure on Kenyatta over Mombasa port management

President Uhuru Kenyatta at the port of Mombasa, 20 September 2019.
President Uhuru Kenyatta at the port of Mombasa, 20 September 2019. © @StateHouseKenya/Twitter
Japan would like a private operator, preferably Japanese, to take over the concession of terminal 2 of the port of Mombasa. This puts President Uhuru Kenyatta in an uncomfortable position with regard to the dockers' unions, in the run-up to the general elections scheduled for August. [...] (342 words)
Issue dated 22/03/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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