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Protestors Rally Against Sinohydro for Polluting Water Supply in Eastern Kenya

Protests turned violent this week in eastern Kenya’s Kitui County, where local activists blocked the road to a Sinohydro construction site where they claim the Chinese contractor is polluting the local water supply.

Sinohydro is building the new Kibwezi-Kitui–Migwani Road that will create a direct route from the port of Mombasa to Ethiopia without having to pass through Nairobi.

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