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Democratic-Republic-of-the-Congo DRC’s First Deep-Sea Port

In December 2021, DP World and the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed the final agreement to develop Banana Port. The conclusion of the Collaboration Agreement follows the signing of a term sheet earlier in 2021, between DP World and the DRC Government, which summarized the agreed amendments to the initial contract signed in 2… read more

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Rail Tanzania Railways Yapı Merkezi to build Tanzania’s biggest Railway Line

Yapı Merkezi has signed on to undertake a $1.9-billion project in Tanzania.

Having successfully developed an impressive array of world-class projects, Yapı Merkezi has recently signed another contract to construct the third phase of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam–Mwanza Railway, which will be the fastest railway line ever to be built in E… read more

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Guinea Conakry Terminal Awarded Green Terminal Label

Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and operator of the container terminal of the Autonomous Port of Conakry, has been granted the Green Terminal label following the audit conducted on 12 November 2021 by Bureau Veritas. This label rewards the efforts made by the company to reduce the impact of its activities on the env… read more

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South-Africa PRASA - Goodwood Community Take Back Their Railway

The Goodwood community came to the aid of Metrorail Security and successfully apprehended a cable theft suspect. At 10:41 am on 6 January, PRASA Security Personnel driving along the N1 from Belville to Cape Town opposite Monte Vista, noticed a suspect pulling electrical cables next to an informal settlement.

The Security team… read more

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Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Nigeria: Rail projects not bait ahead of 2023 elections

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the vigour by which the Federal Government is pushing to connect the country through its radical ongoing rail projects should not be misconstrued as a ploy to sway Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The Minister stated this when he… read more

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Senegal Senegal’s new commuter train makes first journey

A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic gridlock and modernise a crumbling public transport system made its inaugural journey from the capital Dakar on Monday. The Regional Express will connect Dakar with Diamniadio, an industrial city being built on a dusty plain about 40 kilometres (25 … read more

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Rail Madagascar MADARAIL African Railway Systems delivers rolling stock to Madarail

In 2019, Madarail, the private operator of the Northern rail section in Madagascar, began searching for new diesel-electric locomotives and passenger coaches to supplement their much older stock, as part of their fleet renewal programme.

As agents for Ferrovias Del Bajio S.A. de C.V, African Railway Systems, a South African based company, … read more

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