Missing links in Kenya’s economic growth

Standard gauge railway terminus in Miritini. The mega project is expected to boost growth. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Nairobi is on a mission to stamp its authority as the regional giant with mega projects in the pipeline but experts are casting doubt on whether it is fully cashing in on the existing opportunities.

When Kenya launched the standard gauge railway stretching 487 kilometres from the port city of Mombasa to Nairobi, the country was keen to make a huge economic statement.

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