Mombasa Port: How Kenya’s Auditor-General Misread China’s Standard Gauge Railway Contracts

A general view shows the Standard Gauge Railway train constructed by the Chinese Communications Construction Company and financed by Chinese government. Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images Deborah Brautigam, Johns Hopkins University In December 2018, a leaked letter from the Kenyan auditor-general’s office sparked a rumour that Kenya had staked its bustling Mombasa Port as collateral […]