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  • 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

Rail Namibia TransNamib Transnamib’s tax liabilities written off

Namibia’s Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises has written off legacy tax liabilities owed by the state railway company, TransNamib, 2024/2025 budget documents revealed.

The liabilities include Pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) worth N$141 million, Value Added Tax (VAT) totalling N$161 million, and import VAT amounting to N$19 million, resultin… read more

  • Rail

AA Travenews Progress on hydrogen-powered locomotives in Namibia

The advancement of Africa’s inaugural dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel locomotives is currently in the feasibility and conceptualisation phase, according to Konrad Boshoff, the CEO of Hyphen Technical.

The consortium spearheading this initiative, led by the hydrogen application development company Hyphen Technical, includes TransNamib Holdings Li… read more

  • Flights

Angola TAAG TAAG Angola Airlines increases frequencies to 4 African countries

TAAG Angola Airlines is expanding its range of services. From 11 December 2023, the Angolan national carrier will be adding more frequencies to Namibia (Windhoek), the Republic of Congo (Pointe-Noire), São Tomé (São Tomé) and Mozambique (Maputo) from Luanda, Angola.

  • 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

  • Destinations

Namibia More alluring on coastline

If you are a globetrotter and haven’t been to Namibia, then you must add this South-West African country to your bucket list. Though one of the driest and most sparsely populated countries on earth, Namibia is an endless adventure awaiting discerning visitors.

While Windhoek, its capital city is like a beautiful lady, very shy … read more

  • Opinion

Nigeria Nanta NANTA: The defining moments and quest for mentorship

National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) is about 47 years old, going to 48. The Association has contributed immensely to the history and growth of Nigerian travel and the tourism industry and does not gloat about it.

And until the brick breakers came to the Nigerian tourism space, NANTA rightly held a board po… read more

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