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Kenya’s President Appeals to Chinese Investors to Finance Railway Extension to Ugandan Border

After failing to secure financing from the Chinese government to extend the SGR, Kenyan President William Ruto pitched investors on the project. Image via the State House of Kenya.

Kenyan President William Ruto issued a direct appeal to Chinese investors to finance the extension of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to the Ugandan border.

The president explained that completing this last portion of the railway would unlock significant economic opportunities throughout East Africa.

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