Kenya has unveiled its first new railway in a century. The first section of the multi-billion dollar project is now operational after two and a half years of construction.
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The route will eventually connect Kenya to several of its neighbours and is the country’s biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1963.
But the China-backed project has been surrounded by allegations of corruption, high cost of construction and environmental threats.
Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Mombasa, Kenya.
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