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Kenya debuts $3.2 billion Chinese-built railway linking Nairobi to Mombasa - The Japan Times

MOMBASA, KENYA – Kenya inaugurated a $3.2 billion railway funded by China linking the capital Nairobi to the port of Mombasa on Wednesday, the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence more than 50 years ago. The railway is part of ...and more »

Celebrities in a major concert to celebrate SGR at KICC tonight - The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils the Mombasa Terminal of the Standard Gauge Railway dubbed 'Madaraka Express' on 31st May,2017. The President officially commissioned the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway and was joined by national and government ...and more »

China funded Kenyan railway creates more than 46000 local jobs - Global Times

Photo taken on May 10, 2017 shows the Emali station on Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). (Xinhua/Chen Cheng). A China-funded railway linking Kenya's largest port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi will make its first trip on ...and more »

Uhuru, Raila in tight race, Ipsos opinion poll shows - The Star, Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto address Changamwe residents at Port Reitz Station in Mombasa yesterday. PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Opposition chief Raila Odinga has sharply narrowed the gap with ...and more »

Chinese state councilor, Kenyan president attend Mombasa-Nairobi SGR launching ceremony - Global Times

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong (R), the special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) attend a ceremony launching the passenger train service of the 480-km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in ...and more »

Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway - BBC News

Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early. President Uhuru Kenyatta said during the launch that the $3.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded line signalled a new chapter in the country. He ...and more »

Chinese-built railway pushes forward Kenya's modernization drive - China Daily

NAIROBI — The 480 km railway linking Kenya's largest port city Mombasa to capital Nairobi, slated to be officially launched on Wednesday, will be a key infrastructure project that will push forward the East Africa nation's modernization drive, a ...and more »

Chinese firm says confident in SGR contribution to Kenya's development - Xinhua

Kenyans sing and dance beside one of the first batch of locomotives for the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway in Mombasa, Kenya, on Jan. 11, 2017. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo). NAIROBI, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The 480-km railway linking Kenya's largest port city ...and more »

Kenya's ambitious new railway raises cost concerns - RFI

Kenya on Wednesday unveiled the first section of its 12-billion-euro railway. The standard gauge railway (SGR) will link Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa, and eventually to cities in Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. Billed as the most ambitious ...and more »

Interview: New railway to boost Kenya's coastal tourism - Xinhua

A train runs on Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Railway on May 29, 2017. The 480 km railway linking Kenya's largest port city Mombasa to capital Nairobi, slated to be officially launched on May 31, will be a key infrastructure project that will push forward ...and more »