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The railway line passes through eight counties namely Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Makueni, Kajiado, Machakos and Nairobi. The laying has already been done at Mtito Andei. This is after the China Road and Bridge Corporation finalised construction of camps and raw material factories along the proposed line
President Mwai Kibaki has promised to continue revamping facilities for alternative modes of transport in the country, in order to effectively deal with traffic jams within the city centre and its outskirts. Kibaki who officially commissioned the modern railway station at Syokimau in Embakasi also urged Kenyans to protect the newly constructed and improved infrastructure in the country, from unscrupulous vandals who threaten to erode gains made in revamping transport facilities in the country.
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. Now, China is Kenya's biggest trading partner. The bilateral ties between the two are not limited to China any more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
These three men became the first to cycle to the top of Africa's two highest peaks back-to-back. Danny MacAskill, Gerhard Czerner and Hans Rey required ten days to conquer both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, negotiating tough terrain and several different eco-systems on their way. They even managed to ride 98% of the terrain DOWN the mountains. http://www.metro.co.uk http://www.facebook.com/metrouk http://www.twitter.com/metrouk http://www.instagram.com/metro.co.uk
Here are rail cars operating on the newly constructed SGR.
Mercy Obiero and her daughter Natasha Okoth are some of the strongest women in Kenya. Mercy, a national weightlifting legend, embraced the sport during a time when very few women were doing so. She has competed in four Commonwealth Games, four All-Africa Games, four African Championships and has even been to the Olympics. Now, Mercy is helping train her daughter to take her place as the strongest woman in the country. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world. Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance...
The quest to provide an efficient transport system for Nairobi and its satellite towns is gathering momentum as the capital city seeks to shed the tag of a clogged up city. Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia, says funding partners are coming on board as his Ministry hits the ground to set up the Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, or NAMATA. Nairobi is one of the capital cities in the world that is renowned for its perennial traffic jams. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
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Miss Universe 2016 will be the 65th Miss Universe pageant. It will be held on 30 January 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines will crown her successor at the end of the event. This will be the second time in the history of the competition that the pageant will skip a year, following the 2014 pageant which was held on January 2015.
#MyRailwayStory A miracle of human innovation. Kenya's largest ever infrastructure project, the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway, will be launched on Wednesday. This video is a trailer for "My Railway, My Story", a documentary made by Xinhua News Agency on the dedication of Kenyans for the construction of the project and the changes the railway has brought to the east African nation.
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