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11 suspects accused of SGR vandalism charged with economic sabotage

Eleven people who were arrested in connection to vandalism of the multibillion-shilling Standard Gauge Railway line were on Friday charged with sabotage, destruction of infrastructure and engaging in organised criminal activity, the Business Daily...

Chinese infrastructure: A beacon of hope for Kenya

Kenya lies about 10,000 km away from China. Archaeological evidence shows that back in the 9th century, China was already being traded through the Silk Road to the eastern coast of Africa. China is Kenya's biggest ...

Thousands of Kenyans use the new modern train in first week since launch

Over 7000 passengers have travelled with the newly launched Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya, Madaraka Express, reports Business Daily. https://twitter.com/SGR_Kenya/status/872515958325248007 “Over the last week we have experienced a daily surge in passenger numbers. The growing numbers...

Kenyans benefit from skills through SGR vocational training

Over the past two years, Chinese corporations have focused on vocational training for Kenyan SGR employees. And by collaborating with colleagues in China, these companies are creating more railway professionals. https://youtu.be/24A5RxH-kz4

New train ticket sales start after official launch

Hours after the official launch, Nairobi Terminus started to sell tickets of the SGR service this afternoon. Two Chinese tourists became the lucky ones to get the first tickets from Nairobi to Mombasa for...

China officially hands over the SGR to Kenya

China has officially handed over the Standard Gauge Railway to Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta has been joined at the Port of Mombasa by dozens of top officials from the Chinese companies that helped build and...

A sneak preview of Kenya’s new passenger train

A final check on the train that's been called a game-changer for Kenya, the standard gauge railway (SGR) between Mombasa and Nairobi has been under construction for two and a half years. Now, it's...

Ugandan phase of SGR expected to start this year

The SGR project is not only being followed keenly in Kenya, but also in the larger East African region. The region under the East Africa Community, plans to have the SGR connecting from Kenya's Mombasa...

Ugandan phase of SGR expected to start this year

Kenya's SGR project is not only being followed keenly in the country, but also in the larger East African region. The region under the East Africa Community, plans to have the SGR connecting from Kenya's...

#SGRLaunch: Kenyans to be hired after passing SGR management course

More than 100 students have graduated from a course in SGR management. All graduates are set to be offered jobs in the running of the railway network, as CCTV's Robert Nagila reports. https://youtu.be/LiydFjBwT8A