Govt extends SGR cargo promotional tariff

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Kenya Railways will extend promotional freight charges on the standard gauge rail until December as the government continues to woo shippers. This follows a request issued by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) to the president during a roundtable last week, arguing shippers and cargo owners were yet to fully integrate into the SGR cargo operations. The extension also gives government agencies time to align operations as cargo handlers lament the overlaps that continue to make the service inefficient. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the tra...