President Mwai Kibaki officially opened the Athi River-Namanga-Arusha road, which is set to improve transport among the East African Community member countries. The road, which has been funded by the African Development Bank, covers roughly 240 kilometers from Kenya's Athi River town to the western Tanzanian city of Arusha. The ceremony was attended by Tanzanian President Jakay Kikwete and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi. Denis Otieno has more details.
Presidents Mwai Kibaki and Jakaya Kikwete have commissioned the rehabilitated Athi River-Arusha-Namanga Road, which is expected to improve transport and trade in the region. Read more »