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The Kenyan Government Apparently is Unaware China Doesn’t Finance Railways in Africa Anymore

The dotted line shows the proposed expansion of the SGR to Kenya's border with Uganda.

The Kenyan government is going to make one more attempt to try and persuade China’s policy banks to lend them money to extend the Standard Gauge Railway from its current terminus in the Rift Valley all the way to the Ugandan border via Lake Victoria.

Transportation Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen said a feasibility study for the 271-kilometer extension will be ready to present on July 1st.

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