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Kenya launches $3.8 billion high-speed railway - The Peninsula Qatar;

Kenya launches $3.8 billion high-speed railway - The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula QatarKenya launches $3.8 billion high-speed railwayThe Peninsula QatarNAIROBI, Kenya: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday officially launched a Chinese-built Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from the coastal town of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi. President Kenyatta made an inaugural trip on the 472-kilometer (293 ...and more »

Kenya Opens Chinese-Financed Railway - Here And Now;

Kenya Opens Chinese-Financed Railway - Here And Now

Here And NowKenya Opens Chinese-Financed RailwayHere And NowThe SGR cargo train rides from the port containers depot in Mombasa, Kenya, to Nairobi, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta opened the country's largest infrastructure project since independence, a Chinese-backed railway costing ...and more »

Kenya inaugurates Chinese-built railway linking port to capital - Daily Mail

Kenya inaugurates Chinese-built railway linking port to capitalDaily MailMOMBASA, Kenya, May 31 (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 »

No more 'train to nowhere': Kenya president pins hopes for growth on new Chinese-built railway - South China Morning Post;

No more 'train to nowhere': Kenya president pins hopes for growth on new Chinese-built railway - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostNo more 'train to nowhere': Kenya president pins hopes for growth on new Chinese-built railwaySouth China Morning PostKenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-built railway, the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence that is aimed at cementing its role as the gateway to East Africa. The boxy red-and-white diesel train ...and more »

Nairobi to Mombasa high-speed railway opens - CNN;

Nairobi to Mombasa high-speed railway opens - CNN

CNNNairobi to Mombasa high-speed railway opensCNNNairobi, Kenya (CNN) East Africa is now more accessible than ever. After two years of construction, Kenya's largest infrastructure project since independence, a $3.8 billion Chinese-built high speed railway, is up and running. It's around 300 miles ...and more »

This is how Bahati will welcome Uhuru and Ruto in Nairobi once they arrive in SGR - TUKO.CO.KE;

This is how Bahati will welcome Uhuru and Ruto in Nairobi once they arrive in SGR - TUKO.CO.KE

TUKO.CO.KEThis is how Bahati will welcome Uhuru and Ruto in Nairobi once they arrive in SGRTUKO.CO.KEA mega party is currently underway and will officially kickoff once the Standard Gauge Railway(SGR) train carrying President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto arrives in Nairobi. TUKO.co.ke can confirm that the president launched the SGR operations at ...and more »

Raila finally agrees with Uhuru on something and it's FRIGHTENING - TUKO.CO.KE;

Raila finally agrees with Uhuru on something and it's FRIGHTENING - TUKO.CO.KE

TUKO.CO.KERaila finally agrees with Uhuru on something and it's FRIGHTENINGTUKO.CO.KEOpposition leader Raila Odinga has backed President Uhuru Kenyatta over his remarks on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). READ ALSO: Raila Odinga SPEAKS some HARSH words after Hassan Joho was barred from the SGR launch. Raila who is ...and more »

Kenya launches flagship standard gauge railway set to transform nation - Xinhua;

Kenya launches flagship standard gauge railway set to transform nation - Xinhua

XinhuaKenya launches flagship standard gauge railway set to transform nationXinhuaKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) speaks at the launching ceremony of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in Mombasa, Kenya, on May 31, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of ...and more »

Six unusual things you will see on SGR train - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog);

Six unusual things you will see on SGR train - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)Six unusual things you will see on SGR trainNairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)The new passengers trains at the Miritini station in Mombasa on May 31, 2017. PHOTO | MOHAMED AHMED. By AGGREY MUTAMBO. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the standard gauge railway passenger train service at the Miritini ...and more »

EU commend Kenyan leader commitment to free and peaceful polls - Coastweek

EU commend Kenyan leader commitment to free and peaceful pollsCoastweekNAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- The EU on Tuesday commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for his consistent commitment to a free, fair and peaceful election in August. The EU delegation led by EU Ambassador to Kenya, Ambassador Stephano Dejak noted Kenya's ...and more »

Goodbye lunatic train: Uhuru launches modern SGR passenger rides in Mombasa - The Star, Kenya;

Goodbye lunatic train: Uhuru launches modern SGR passenger rides in Mombasa - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaGoodbye lunatic train: Uhuru launches modern SGR passenger rides in MombasaThe Star, KenyaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta and special Chinese envoy State Councillor Wang Yong launch the Madaraka Express passenger train service in Miritini, Mombasa, May 31, 2017. /PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. A proud President Uhuru ...and more »

Kenya's new Madaraka Express railway in pictures - BBC News;

Kenya's new Madaraka Express railway in pictures - BBC News

BBC NewsKenya's new Madaraka Express railway in picturesBBC NewsKenya has inaugurated its first major new railway for more than a century, running from the capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa. Train Image copyright Michael Khateli. The $3.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded railway is the country's biggest ...and more »

Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway - Rappler;

Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway - Rappler

RapplerEyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railwayRapplerGRAND LAUNCH. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train, as it leaves the container terminal for its inaugural journey to Nairobi, at the port of the coastal town of Mombasa on May 30, 2017. Tony Karumba/AFP. MOMBASA, Kenya – Kenya's ...and more »

Kenya's ambitious new railway raises cost concerns - RFI;

Kenya's ambitious new railway raises cost concerns - RFI

RFIKenya's ambitious new railway raises cost concernsRFIKenya 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 »

Execution of SGR vandals unconstitutional, lawyer tells Uhuru - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog);

Execution of SGR vandals unconstitutional, lawyer tells Uhuru - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)Execution of SGR vandals unconstitutional, lawyer tells UhuruNairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to launch the passenger train service between Mombasa and Nairobi on May 31, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE. By EVELYNE MUSAMBI. A human rights lawyer has laughed off President Uhuru Kenyatta's declaration ...and more »

China funding multibillion-dollar railway in Kenya - The Maravi Post;

China funding multibillion-dollar railway in Kenya - The Maravi Post

The Maravi PostChina funding multibillion-dollar railway in KenyaThe Maravi PostKenyatta and Chinese Leader Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) shake hands during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 15. Kenya is launching a ...and more »

Mombasa – Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway opened - Railway Gazette International;

Mombasa – Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway opened - Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette InternationalMombasa – Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway openedRailway Gazette InternationalKENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the 472 km Standard Gauge Railway between the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa and Nairobi on May 31, travelling on the inaugural Madaraka Express passenger service. The previous evening he had ...and more »

Kenya: Swazuri Describes SGR As Best Project in Kenya - AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Swazuri Describes SGR As Best Project in KenyaAllAfrica.comNairobi — National Lands Commission (NLC) Chairman Muhammad Swazuri has described the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) as the best project ever undertaken in Kenya and dismissed claims that money was lost during its construction. Swazuri stated ...and more »

Kenya: Kiraithe Says SGR Should Not Be Politicised or Vandalised - AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kiraithe Says SGR Should Not Be Politicised or VandalisedAllAfrica.comNairobi — Government Spokesman Eric Kiraithe has urged leaders not to politicize the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) saying it will benefit all Kenyans. Kiraithe further stated vandalism along the line and grandstanding statements on the basis of the ...and more »

Kenya officially launches standard gauge railway - Xinhua

Kenya officially launches standard gauge railwayXinhuaMOMBASA, Kenya, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of the 480-km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). Kenyatta said the railway marks a new chapter in the history of ...and more »