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 ...

Kenyans Cheer Opening Of Mombasa-Nairobi Railway - KPBS

A standard gauge rail locomotive carrying Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pulls into the railway station in the city of Voi on Wednesday, during an inaugural ride on the railway from Mombasa to Nairobi. Just after the sun rose on Wednesday, people ...

It's is too early to celebrate SGR, bus owners say - Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned the standard gauge railway project on Wednesday and announced a Sh700 fare for economy. According to some bus owners, this amount is unrealistic. Advertisement. By WINNIE ATIENO More by this Author. Owners ...

Commentary: China, a true and capable friend behind Africa's ambitions - Xinhua

A passenger gets off a train at Nairobi Terminus of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, May 31, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of the 480-km ...

Chinese-built railways help Africa achieve green growth - Xinhua

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C, front) poses for photos with staff members at Nairobi Terminus of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, May 31, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched ...

Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway - The Peninsula Qatar

Nairobi: Kenya'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. Cheering crowds waved at the ...

Execute economic saboteurs - Uhuru - The Star, Kenya

"God forgive me, but I will not hesitate to sign the death warrant of anyone found guilty of vandalising the SGR to sabotage our economy." That was President Uhuru Kenyatta's grim warning yesterday as he flagged off the first passenger train on the ...

Maiden journey rewrites history - K24 TV

Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils the new SGR passanger terminal in Miritini, Mombasa, yesterday. Photo/NDENGWA GATHUNGU. Aboard commuter train for the inaugural trip was President, dignitaries and school children from all the 47 counties.

Let our nationality define us - K24 TV

Photo: Before our tribal, religious or ethnic allegiances or identities, we are Kenyans and our nation's progress and development depends on us. Uhuru Kenyatta @PeopleDailyKe. My father President Jomo Kenyatta once said: “Unity cannot be taken for ...

Experts: Kenya SGR launch opens fronts for other phases - The New Times

The 380-mile stretch is expected to eventually connect Rwanda and Uganda to the Mombasa port. (Net photo). More in News. Busingye: Context matters in benchmarking human rights · MPs begin scrutiny of bill that seeks to amend banking law · SONARWA ...

Time to activate all peace actors to forestall poll chaos - K24 TV

To the majority of Kenyans, the General Election is a moment of trepidation. Rather than being a time to celebrate our hard-earned democracy, tension usually becomes extreme and people cannot wait to get over the event. Of course, there are those who ...

Uhuru Kenyatta announces plan to build Voi dry port to help ease traffic in Mombasa - The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced plans to establish a dry port in Voi town to decongest the port of Mombasa. The Head of State said the dry port is one of the flagship projects the Jubilee administration is establishing to attract investment and ...

Train arrives in Nairobi amid pomp and colour - The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train during the SGR launch at Mombasa Port on May 30. Photo: Boniface Okendo. At exactly 11am Wednesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta boarded the standard gauge railway train for the inaugural trip to Nairobi.

On this final stretch, show what you can do for Kenyans - The Standard

The sudden appearance of a shadow startled him. He had been looking at the silhouettes grow bigger as they approached where he was perched, trying to figure out what or who they were. The first time he spotted them on the horizon, they were tiny specks ...

China-Built Railway Biggest Kenya Project Since Independence - World Politics Review

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president on Tuesday opened the country's largest infrastructure project since independence, a Chinese-backed railway costing nearly $3.3 billion that eventually will link a large part of East Africa to a major port on ...

WARUTERE: The tidy economics of SGR and political tussle on project's cost - Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta launches the cargo freight services of the Standard Gauge Railway at Port Reitz Station in Mombasa on May 30, 2017. PHOTO | DPPS. In Summary. Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has labelled the project as costly and a ...

Jubilee politician takes romantic photos with her husband on the SGR Madaraka Express - TUKO.CO.KE

The newly launched Standard Gauge Railway christened Madaraka Express brought a wind of change as President Uhuru flagged it off from Mombasa county as it snaked its way to Nairobi on Wednesday, May 31. Pomp and colour surrounded the event as ...

Uhuru: What I want after August polls - Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto address the press in transit inside one of the commuters trains on May 31, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP. Advertisement. By AGGREY MUTAMBO More by this Author. President ...

Kenyan journalists under threat as presidential election draws near - Humanosphere

A view of journalists and photographers attending a joint press conference by then-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, at the Kenyan State House, in July 2016. As Kenyans prepare for presidential ...

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

NAIROBI, 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 ...