Governor Joho receives report on the SGR use days after expose

Mombasa Governor today received a report on “the socio-economic impact of the operationalisation of the SGR on Kenya Ports Authority”. In a tweet on Wednesday, the Mombasa Governor said, “In early 2018, I engaged @uonbi School of Business to carry out a study on the socio-economic impact of the operationalization of the SGR on @Kenya_Ports. Today I hosted Ag. Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaack Mbeche & his team during which time they presented their report to me. “Research plays a key role in decision making for any forward-thinking institution and we…

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We can’t disclose SGR contract to media, China Ambassador says

China Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng has dismissed any possibility to disclose to the public the SGR contract President Uhuru promised five months ago in a television interview. Ambassador Wu on Tuesday said, “I cannot say we agree or disagree with disclosure. I do not speak on behalf of Kenya. The obstacle to disclosing contract is commercial interest protected by rule of law, which should be respected.” In an earlier interview with veteran journalist Macharia Gaitho, Wu had said there is no secret between the Chinese and Kenyan governments, and…

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