China cuts funds for infrastructure globally as criticism over debt mounts
Construction of what was intended to be a flagship infrastructure project for Eastern Africa was halted in Kenya earlier in 2019 after Beijing withheld funding for railway line
Nairobi/Beijing — Gleaming concrete sleepers run across a new railway bridge in Kenya, the latest stretch of a Chinese-built line from the coast all the way to Uganda.
Only, it doesn’t quite reach the border. Instead, the railroad ends abruptly by a sleepy village about 120km west of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, the tracks laid but unused...