Business: Kenya in emergency road works for early oil exports

by www.standardmedia.co.ke
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday commissioned the construction of roads between Lesseru in Eldoret and Amosing in Lokichar that will be used by trucks moving the crude oil from the oil fields of Turkana to Mombasa for export.
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