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  • Destinations

Botswana Tourism Botswana takes spotlight at World Travel Market Africa

In a recent interview with Setlang Keitumetse, the Acting CEO of Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO), a clear vision emerged for the future of tourism in Botswana. Keitumetse outlined the organization’s multifaceted approach, incorporating diversification, infrastructure development, and local empowerment to propel Botswana’s tour… read more

  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica WTM WTM Africa 2024: Voices from the trade floor on opening day

This year’s World Travel Market (WTM) Africa got underway at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in South Africa.

As has been the convention in successive events, the opening day was characterized by a beehive of activities as both exhibitors and buyers from all over the world converge at the continent’s biggest tourism … read more

  • Rail

Rail Botswana Railways Botswana Railways collaboration opportunity for passenger train services

In the twelfth issue of Railways Africa Magazine, an article entitled “Botswana Continues Strategic Rail Expansion and Infrastructure Enhancement” sheds light on Botswana’s ambitious rail sector developments. The Honourable Eric Mothibi Molale, Minister of Transport and Public Works for Botswana, revealed plans under consideration by the Ministr… read more

  • Rail

Rail Botswana Railways Botswana continues strategic rail expansion and infrastructure enhancement

The Honourable Eric Mothibi Molale, Minister of Transport and Public Works for Botswana has indicated that the Ministry of Transport is contemplating the reinstatement of passenger rail services suspended in March 2020.

The Minister highlighted the inauguration of the Limpopo route by Botswana Railways, with trains extending to Chicualacua… read more

  • Rail

Namibia Namport Advocates For Rail Connection To Botswana-Zambia

The absence of rail connections to Botswana or Zambia presents a significant obstacle to the competitiveness of Namibian ports. The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) asserts that by establishing rail connectivity, Namibian ports can fortify their competitive stance in Southern Africa and enhance the efficiency of the overal… read more

  • Rail

Rail Ttrans Kalahari Corridor Dry Port to reduce Botswana’s Trans Kalahari Rail costs

The proposed development of the Gobabis Dry Port in Namibia, intended to facilitate transshipment along the planned Trans Kalahari Corridor rail, is projected to reduce Botswana’s transportation costs via Namibia’s Walvis Bay port by 30%, according to Derick Mokgatle, the acting Managing Director of Sea Rail (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd.

Mokgatle … read more

  • Rail

AA Travenews Twelve companies show interest in developing Trans Kalahari Railway

Twelve companies, including China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and NGE Contracting of France, have expressed their interest in financing the feasibility study and development of the proposed Trans Kalahari Railway Line between Botswana and Namibia.

This was stated by the Trans-Kalahari Railway Project (TKR) Proj… read more

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