Work to Start Next Month On the New Port At Lamu

[Ethiopia Government]The President's Office in Kenya announced on Monday (February 23) that construction work would start next month on the new port to be built Lamu. The Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor project is intended to include a port, new roads, a railway and a pipeline that will give South Sudan and Ethiopia access to the Indian Ocean. Lamu is also the possible site of an oil export terminal after the finds of commercial oil in Uganda and Kenya.