Illustration: Henry Wong

Kenya’s Chinese-built railway is a hit with travellers, but is this safari line a massive white elephant?

  • Despite the popularity of the new Nairobi-Mombasa line with travellers, critics fear it has come at a heavy price for the country as a whole
  • Railway was primarily designed to carry freight, but official statistics suggest revenues generated are not enough to cover fees paid to Chinese companies
Topic |   China-Africa relations
Illustration: Henry Wong