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Rail SouthAfrica Gautrain Gautrain Route Alignment For The Soweto Extension And Cosmo City Junction

Recently the Gautrain Management Agency issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced service provider to conduct a preliminary route alignment study and environmental investigation thereof, to enable the determination of the route for the Soweto extension and Cosmo City junction, of the proposed Gaut… read more

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Rail Zimbabwe National Rail Unitrans Africa dedicated rail link between Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Unitrans Africa accelerates growth in Africa with dedicated rail link between Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Through its key partnerships with National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), Caminhos de Ferro de Mocambique (CFM) and Traxtion, Unitrans Africa is spurring trade in Africa, offering dedicated rail links between Maput… read more

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Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Railway Operation Will Reduce Price Of Rice, TITAN Farm Assures Ibadan Residents

The  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TITAN Farms Limited, Aare Eyiolawi Gbenga Olatubosun has promised better days for rice consumers with a price slash very soon owing to the operations of the railway transport system in Nigeria.

Eyiolawi who disclosed this while featuring on a media interactive program tagged ‘Time Out… read more

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Rail Cameroon Camrail Cameroon Express Train and new link to Link Mbalam with Port of Kribi

Yaoundé express train

According to the Ministry of Transport in Cameroon, the Minister has confirmed that the Douala-Yaoundé express train will officially resume operations on July 1, 2021, This news follows the recently held special session of the interministerial Committee for Rail Infrastructure and the Passenger Transport… read more

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Djibouti Ethiopia-Djibouti - Electric Railway Line Opens

The 750-km railway line links Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa to the Red Sea port of Djibouti.

Relations between Ethiopia and Djibouti on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 reached a higher level with the launching of the first fully electrified cross-border railway line that links Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa to the Red Sea port of Djib… read more

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AA Travenews World Bank Group Steps Up Support to Deepen Regional Integration in Africa

The World Bank Group has updated its approach to help strengthen regional integration in Africa. This reinforces the institution’s support to help the continent recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and realize its economic transformation through 2021-2023.

Titled "Supporting Africa’s Recovery and Economic Transformation", the updated Regiona… read more

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Rail Uganda Railways The Kampala-Malaba Railway Line

Parliament has approved a government request to borrow Euros 216.7 million from the African Development Fund (ADF), Euros84.41 million from the African Development Bank (ADB) and Euros25.9 million from the Corporate Internalisation Fund of Spain.

The loan totalling approximately shs1.4 trillion will facilitate the refurbishment of the Kread more

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Rail Mazambique Rail Reconstruction of railway between Mozambique and Malawi

On 29 May, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, lay the first stone for the reconstruction of the Dona Ana/Vila Nova da Fronteira railway line, known as the Tete railway, linking Mozambique and Malawi.

The rehabilitation includes the rebuilding of a 44km stretch of track to accommodate freight and… read more

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AA Travenews AfCFTA is a key instrument in post Covid 19 recovery

South Africa; the Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Fikile Majola says it is imperative for South Africa to look beyond its borders to accomplish the task of inclusive economic growth and job creation in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic.

He was delivering the main address at the virtual Africa Day commemoration of read more

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