Jump to navigation

Vol 6 (AAC) No 12

Published 1st October 2013


Lamu corridor lags behind

As plans trundle on for an oil and transport project connecting South Sudan and Ethiopia to the Kenyan coast, China backs a new rail link for Uganda

Kenya says that the huge Lamu corridor project is progressing but in late August China put its support firmly behind a rival transport project. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government announced a US$3.75 billion loan from the China Export-Import Bank to pay for a standard gauge line from Mombasa to Nairobi with an extension to Malaba and Kampala in Uganda.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 516 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.