A Tale of Two Railways: Awakening of Kenya

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A Tale of Two Railways: Awakening of Kenya

 

More than a century ago, the British built a railway in East Africa as part of its colonial conquest of the region, subjugating native tribes who resented. The meter-gauge railway is synonymous with Kenya’s painful colonial history while the Chinese-built Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway, launched in mid-2017, is synonymous with the country’s vision for modernization.

 

By Globalink

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