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