Marsabit-Moyale road that connects Kenya to Ethiopia to be completed in May

Construction workers level tarmac chips on the newly done Marsabit-Moyale road on April 7,2015. Two of Kenya’s mega infrastructural projects will feature in Beijing next week as China hosts its annual infrastructure and power forum targeting Africa. PHOTO | KEN BETT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Marsabit-Moyale road is to be completed by early May, according to a Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) official.
  • Construction of the Merille-Marsabit road is ongoing and the 86km section remaining is expected to be complete by mid-2016.
  • The road will also link Mombasa port and Nairobi to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
  • Marsabit County Commissioner Peter Thuku said the road will increase trade between Kenya and Ethiopia.

The construction of the Merille-Marsabit-Moyale road which is set to connect Kenya to Ethiopia is almost complete.

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