Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda agree on oil pipeline

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) meets his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame (R) at State House Entebbe Tuesday. The two leaders later agreed with President Museveni to build an oil pipeline from the East African coast to Rwanda. PHOTO/RACHEL MABALA

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  • Mr. Kutesa also said the three countries have agreed to mobilise resources to construct a railway line from Kenya through Uganda to Rwanda.

Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta, Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame have agreed to develop Kenya-Uganda-Rwanda oil pipeline from Lamu Port, dropping the longer and expensive Mombasa or Dar-es-Salaam route.

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