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Kisumu port banks on EAC integration to revive operations

Published on October 16, 2015

For Kisumu port, the promise of big business as hub of East African Community (EAC) will always be alive. And so its long term growth is intricately intertwined with ongoing regional economic integration.

So far, the road leading to Kisumu port is being rebuilt in preparation for the standard gauge railway (SGR) – which is expected to extend to the lakeside town, linking it with Kampala, Kigali and eventually, Bujumbura and Juba.

The main railway line which passes through Eldoret, is set to branch off to Kisumu at the second phase of its construction linking it to the rest of the regional markets by 2018. Read more. Source | Business Daily