China has signed a deal to build a $3.8 billion rail link between Kenya's Indian Ocean port of Mombasa and Nairobi

Gavin Wendt

China has signed a deal to build a $3.8 billion rail link between Kenya's Indian Ocean port of Mombasa and Nairobi. (VIEW LINK)


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Gavin Wendt

One imagines that it's primary benefit will be economic via freight use, but it's also likely to be an important passenger route.

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That's great news for the Kenyan economy, and another big move for China into East Africa. Will the rail be designed for civilian user, bulks transportation, or both?

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