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  • Rail

Rail Kenya Railways Kenya Railways: Unlocking land potential to enhance urban mobility

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) boasts an extensive railway network, comprising 2,778 km of narrow-gauge lines and 605 km of standard-gauge lines across the country. Additionally, KRC is the second largest landowner in Kenya, with significant land holdings along the railways and around station areas. Despite this, much of this land r… read more

  • Miscellaneous

UN United Nations Flag Zambia to host 67th UN Tourism CAF meetings & 2nd Brand Africa Confab in July

The city of Livingstone in Zambia will host the 67th Meeting of the UN Tourism Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) and the 2nd UN Tourism Regional Conference on Brand Africa from July 22 to 24, 2024. Themed “Promoting Africa to unlock tourism investments and the Sector’s growth potential,” this pivotal event aims to position Africa as… read more

  • Destinations

Zimbabwe Tourism Promotion Top Priority

The strategic goal of the Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry is to promote and develop the sector in line with the national development imperatives to make the country a prime tourism destination. Tourism and Hospitality Industry Deputy Minister Tongai Mnangagwa laid out this vision in his remarks during the public consultations on the… read more

  • Destinations

Uganda Tourism Tickling the monkey on the back of Shs290bn tourism budget

The government plans to spend Shs289.6 billion on tourism development programmes in the 2024/2025 financial year. The tourism development envelope has been increased by slightly more than Shs50 billion from the Shs248.7 billion in the 2023/2024 financial.

Two years ago, the envelope hardly floated beneath the Shs200 billion mark and… read more

  • Rail

Namibia Namibia's Rail expansion and green energy initiatives

Dr Helvi Petrus from the Transportation Commission of Namibia presented on both Namibia’s internal and cross-border regional rail network at the African Union Commission (AUC)’s Department of Infrastructure and Energy (IED) Continental Workshop. The event, which focused on the implementation of the Africa Integrated Railways Networ… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Nigeria Airlines’ debts to SAHCO rise to N6bn as company gives N406m dividend

The total debts to the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc by airlines is about N6 billion, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, the Chairman of the organisation has said. This is as the handling company on Thursday paid a dividend of 30 kobo per share on the issued ordinary share capital of 1,363,580,000 ordinary shares, amounting to N406,… read more

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