[PHOTOS] Mammoth cargo from Mombasa finally enters Uganda

It took 23 days to transport the cargo from Mombasa to the Malaba border of Kenya and Uganda.

In Summary
  • The cargo successfully crossed the Malaba border into Uganda on Friday afternoon.
  • Residents from Amagoro town in Busia‚Äôs Teso North Sub County took pictures of it as others posed for selfies with the cargo as it passed by.
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE

The mammoth cargo that left many Kenyans in awe has successfully crossed the Malaba border into Uganda.

The cargo, a ship, left Mombasa 23 days ago for Uganda and made its way through various towns in Western Kenya.

In Bungoma residents drawn by curiosity flooded major trading centers.

The cargo successfully crossed the Malaba border into Uganda on Friday afternoon.

Kenya Power team provide safe passage for the delivery of cargo, a ship that left Mombasa 23 days ago destined for Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Kenya Power team provide safe passage for the delivery of cargo, a ship that left Mombasa 23 days ago destined for Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: KENYA POWER / X

Residents from Amagoro town in Teso North Sub County took pictures of it as others posed for selfies with the cargo as it passed by.

A public notice by a company behind the transportation stated that the cargo would be transported from KPA through Mariakani-Kitui-Nakuru-Molo- Eldoret-Kitale and other major towns along the highway to Malaba in the over a month journey.

"All users using this road are requested to exercise extra care and caution in the vicinity convoy from February 8, 2024, to March 31, 2024," read part of the notice.

Kenyans stunned by mammoth cargo transported from Mombasa to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Kenyans stunned by mammoth cargo transported from Mombasa to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE

Kenya Power said that the help of their technical team provided a safe passage of the cargo to Uganda.

"Our Kisumu and Bungoma Live-Line teams received the cargo from the North Rift team and delivered it across the border to Uganda at the Malaba border. Hongera teams zetu, nyinyi ni watu wa Power! Over to our UETCL/Umeme counterparts in Uganda. Mukisa!"

Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE
Kenyans stunned by mammoth cargo transported from Mombasa to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Kenyans stunned by mammoth cargo transported from Mombasa to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE
Kenya Power team provide safe passage for the delivery of cargo, a ship that left Mombasa 23 days ago destined for Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Kenya Power team provide safe passage for the delivery of cargo, a ship that left Mombasa 23 days ago destined for Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: KENYA POWER / X
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Mammoth cargo in Malaba heading to Uganda on March 1, 2024.
Image: EMOJONG OSERE
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