Sh2.5bn Kisumu port facelift takes shape

This image taken on May 13, 2019 shows the ship assembling yard at Kisumu dry port. The port is being revamped. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Kenya Ports Authority is planning to construct 1,000-capacity container yard and rehabilitate the Kisumu pier to make it the hub of trade in East Africa.
  • Petroleum Cabinet Secretary John Munyes has given the facility a clean bill of health, dismissing claims that substandard work has been done.

The once vibrant Kisumu Port is getting a major facelift as contractors rush to ensure it is ready for commissioning in three months.

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