Rows cast gloom over $15bn East African railway project

Perhaps the largest, and most needed, single transport infrastructure project in East Africa is the projected $15bn standard-gauge railway line linking the port of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi and then to Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and eastern DRC. But a row over the awarding of the tender to a Chinese firm has cast some gloom over the project. Wanjohi Kabukuru, writing from Nairobi, has the details.