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Museveni meets Kenyatta, discusses SGR, AMISOM progress

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and his host President Uhuru Kenyatta have today held talks that included a review of progress on the multi-billion dollar Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Project. Uganda and Kenyan officials are committed to a seamless connectivity of the SGR which will cost the …

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NCIP: Uganda and Kenya meet in Kampala to discuss SGR

The Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) joint technical committee for the development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is meeting in Kampala to review progress. The meeting, attended by Ministers in charge of Works and Transport from all partner states, comes in the wake of Kenya’s successful completion and launch …

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SGR: Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway

Mombasa, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-built railway, the country’s biggest infrastructure project since independence that is aimed at cementing its role as the gateway to East Africa. The boxy red-and-white diesel train left from a gleaming new terminal in the port city …

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Kenyatta to commission SGR on May 31 in Mombasa

Nairobi, KENYA| PSCU| President Uhuru Kenyatta will on May 31 commission the first phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that has been completed on budget, 18 months ahead of schedule. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said China – who provided the funds through loans that ensured the SGR was …

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Kenyatta in China for infrastructure summit, SGR funding on agenda

Beijing, China | PSCU|  President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Beijing Saturday to attend a major summit on infrastructure and hold bilateral talks with Chinese leaders on trade and development. President Kenyatta arrived from London, UK, where he met Prime Minister Theresa May on bilateral issues including a trade pact after …

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MPs demand for 2nd class, not first class SGR railway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Physical Infrastructure on Wednesday April 5, 2017 presented to parliament its report on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in which they demanded  that Uganda downgrades to China Class 2 from China Class 1, in the regional project. Presenting a report, Member …

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70 Bukasa-Kirinya claimants verified by court

About 70 residents of Bukasa-Kirinya in Wakiso District have been verified by the High Court in Kampala following a  land compensation verification exercise that was ordered by Justice  Magret Oguli-Oumo, last friday. The exercise aimed at helping court deal with a sizeable number of people  who have  valid claims against the …

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