Focus In Kenya, islanders on heritage site count cost of $25 billion mega-project

Kenya says it will build a new mega-port, oil refinery, and rail terminus on historic Lamu Island. Can it pull off East Africa's biggest infrastructure project without spoiling an ancient treasure?

By , Correspondent

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Lamu Island on Kenya’s northeast coast was established some 700 years ago as part of a thriving Indian Ocean trade network that eventually stretched to Oman, India, Portugal, and China.