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Kenya's $3.2 billion Nairobi-Mombasa rail line opens with help from China - Quartz

More than a 100 years ago, the British opened the “Lunatic Express,” a 600-mile railway running through Uganda and Kenya, to cement its colonial claims over rival European powers in East Africa. Today, Kenya has replaced that decrepit rail line with a ...and more »

Full 2017 Madaraka Day speech - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Today, we celebrate our right to govern ourselves. That right was not given to us; we fought for it. Nyeri, this county of heroes, gave us some of our most valiant warriors. Our monumental victory in the war of liberation from the colonial government ...and more »

Kenya inaugurates Chinese-built railway linking port to capital - Reuters

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - 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.and more »

Greatest tribute to those who fell in battle, survived to birth Kenya is to remain united - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

My father President Jomo Kenyatta once said: “Unity cannot be taken for granted.” We will be celebrating this year's Madaraka Day in the shadow of national elections. As is usual and perhaps expected and most certainly welcome, elections are a time for ...and more »

SGR is here, now let's make it work for Kenyans - The Standard

This week, President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the Madaraka Express bringing Nairobi and Mombasa even closer. The completion of the Standard Gauge Railway project on schedule is one of the signature achievements of the government. It is a shame it ...and more »

Passengers excited as Kenya launches standard gauge railway - GCR

Reactions are coming in from passengers on Kenya's brand new, $3.2bn Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), which began commercial operations on 30 May after a three-and-a-half year construction period. “There are no bumps or potholes, the ride is so ...and more »

Big guns line up to steer Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga bids - Daily Nation

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World View: China-Built Railway in Kenya Raises Questions About 'Debt Trap Diplomacy' - Breitbart News

This morning's key headlines from Kenya launches new China-built railway from Mombasa port to Nairobi; China accused of a policy of 'debt trap diplomacy' in infrastructure projects ...and more »

Why Raila sight made Uhuru and Ruto see demons in Nyeri - Daily Nation

What a difference a day makes in politics! On Wednesday, May 31, President Uhuru Kenyatta was over the moon presiding, amid fanfare, at the launch of the Chinese-constructed standard gauge railway. Having taken the inaugural train trip from Mombasa to ...and more »

NASA begins its journey to Canaan - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 3 – The Opposition outfit, National Super Alliance team on Saturday officially launched its presidential campaign with the aim of taking its candidate Raila Odinga to the State House. The launch was kicked off ...and more »