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Kenyan govt starts building USD 27 mln fibre cable at South Sudan border with World Bank co-funding

Thursday 29 October 2020 | 10:54 CET | News
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The ICT Authority of Kenya said it has begun construction of a 630 km high-speed fibre-optic cable at Nadapal, a community in the Rift valley province on the border with South Sudan. The USD 27 million project is funded by the government of Kenya and World Bank and aims to ease communication in remote areas as well as open up the northern frontier region. It will significantly lower internet costs in towns such as Eldoret, Kitale, Lodwar, Kakuma, Lokichar and Lokichogio, according to the Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok. 

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