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Beijing seeks support from MPs for Mombasa-Kigali railway funding

The speaker of the Ugandan parliament Jacob Oulanyah received the Chinese ambassador to Uganda Zhang Lizhong (right) on 10 September 2021.
The speaker of the Ugandan parliament Jacob Oulanyah received the Chinese ambassador to Uganda Zhang Lizhong (right) on 10 September 2021. © Jacob Oulanyah/Twitter
Yoweri Museveni, worried about accumulating too much debt, has still not approved China's funding plan for the Mombasa-Kigali railway. The Chinese are relying on diplomacy to gather support from parliament. [...] (390 words)
Issue dated 16/09/2021 Reading time 2 minutes

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