A new report disputes claims that Mombasa’s port could have been seized if Kenya defaulted on loans for a railway. Photo:  Xinhua
A new report disputes claims that Mombasa’s port could have been seized if Kenya defaulted on loans for a railway. Photo: Xinhua

Report casts doubt on Chinese debt-trap threat to Kenya’s Mombasa port

  • The Kenyan auditor general had warned that port could be seized if the country fell behind in its loan repayments for a railway
  • But researchers in the US say the port was not collateral and its seizure never sought

A new report disputes claims that Mombasa’s port could have been seized if Kenya defaulted on loans for a railway. Photo:  Xinhua
A new report disputes claims that Mombasa’s port could have been seized if Kenya defaulted on loans for a railway. Photo: Xinhua
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