Uganda opens fifth-longest bridge in Africa to ease trade in East Africa

PUBLISHED: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:04:41 GMT


A new artery has opened up in the heart of East African trade connecting the Ugandan capital Kampala with the port of Mombasa in Kenya. It comes in the shape of a 525 metre bridge across the Nile that was opened officially by Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni. Business leaders in Kampala say it will transform trade in East Africa.

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