South Sudan purchased land in Djibouti to construct a port East African September nineteenth. For this landlocked state within the Horn of Africa, the acquisition of three acres (or 12,000 m2) of land positioned within the port of Djibouti ought to result in the development of a port facility, the Kenyan media specify.
By way of this acquisition, South Sudan intends above all to scale back its dependence on imports and exports of its merchandise from the port of Mombasa in Kenya. The latter, along with Port Sudan, is its fundamental level of entry and exit on the African coast of the Indian Ocean.
In accordance with South Sudan’s oil minister, Puot Kang Chol, quoted by native media, the land was additionally purchased by his ministry for the aim of exporting crude oil from the nation.
Kenya worries about Mombasa port
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