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Nairobi Commuters Will Finally Get Some Relief When First Section of New Chinese-Financed Expressway Opens This Weekend

The nearly completed Nairobi Expressway. Photo by Cliff Mboya/CAP

The Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) finally said the words that every Nairobi motorist has been waiting to hear: the expressway is open!

OK, so it’s just the first section of the 27-kilometer roadway but even that will provide some badly-needed relief to the nightmare congestion that has resulted from years of construction through the heart of the capital city.

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