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In a Dramatic Move, Kenya’s Solicitor General Wants to Terminate the SGR’s Contract With Its Chinese Operator

Tweet by Nelson Havi, President of the Kenya Law Society, that responded to the news that Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto called for an end of the contract with the SGR's Chinese operator.

Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto is calling for the immediate termination of Kenya Railways’s contract with the Chinese-owned Africa Star Railway Operation Company, two years ahead of the agreement’s scheduled review date.

Ogeto’s move is apparently motivated by lower than expected revenue and widespread allegations that African Star and its parent company CRBC engaged in excessive over-billing throughout the construction phase of the contract, according to a report published Sunday in The Standard newspaper.

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