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James Byandaala

Hon. Eng. James Byandaala MP
Minister of Works and Transport
Hon. Eng. James Byandaala
Minister of Works 
and Transport


New railway to connect Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda
Three East African countries Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are implementing a joint $13b project for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa via Kampala to Kigali. The project, to be jointly financed by the three countries, is expected to be completed by 2018. It will ease trade and reduce road traffic. Each member state will meet its loan liabilities differently.Eng. Abraham Byandala, the works minister said Kenya is already ahead of Uganda and Rwanda since they charge 1.5% of the railway cargo value for financing the project. Read more