Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Railway to nowhere? Kenya launches cargo services on China-funded line

  • Freight transport gets under way on billion-dollar rail extension from Nairobi to Rift Valley
  • President hits back at critics questioning viability of project

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese envoy Wang Yong launch a new rail freight service in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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