Feature: China explores transport potential of Africa’s largest fresh water body
by Ronald Ssekandi
ENTEBBE, Uganda, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) — On the shores of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest fresh water body, lies a ship, the largest of its kind seen on any inland water body in East Africa.
Locals, old and young stand by the fence to see the massive ship being built by Chinese to ply Lake Victoria, a lake shared by Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, and by extension Rwanda and Burundi.
Chinese engineers working with local staff are putting final touches to the ship that is expected to move on the waters at the end of this month.READ MORE