A train is seen at the Uganda Railways Corporation headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: Reuters
A train is seen at the Uganda Railways Corporation headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: Reuters
Africa

Uganda seeks other backers to fix creaky railway after China delays US$2.2 billion in funds

  • Beijing held back funding over oil production delays in Uganda, which discovered 6 billion barrels in its west 12 years ago but has yet to produce any
  • The EU has given US$23.8 million and the railway corporation is hoping international development lenders will pick up the rest of the tab

Topic |   Africa
A train is seen at the Uganda Railways Corporation headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: Reuters
A train is seen at the Uganda Railways Corporation headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Photo: Reuters
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