There’s one fool in this borrowing trip, and it is not our politicians

A standard gauge railway inter-county passenger train arrives in Mombasa on April 18, 2019. The government wants more funding to extend the infrastructure to Kisumu. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Those who opposed this project from the beginning are now supporting the government’s quest for an extended loan facility.
  • It is not difficult to see that Kenyans are flip-flopping on account of political expediency rather than for the love of their country.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga are in China to negotiate for another loan that will extend the standard gauge railway (SGR) line to the lakeside city of Kisumu, and onwards to the Kenya-Uganda border town of Malaba.

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