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  • Rail

Rail TAZARA TAZARA: Boosting Operational Capabilities, Enhancing Regional Integration

In a recent interview with Railways Africa Magazine, at the Land-Linked Zambia 2024 event, Bruno Ching’andu, Managing Director of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), provided significant insights into the ongoing efforts to revitalise the TAZARA railway system, which is jointly owned by the governments of Zambia and Tanzania. He high… read more

  • Rail

Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania Railways announces arrival af modern EMU rrains

Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) has officially announced the arrival of the first set of modern Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains at the Port of Dar es Salaam. This significant milestone occurred on April 3, 2024, marking a crucial phase in Tanzania’s rail transport modernization efforts.

The first shipment includes five elect… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya Kenya's Tourism revenue surges on African visitors

Kenya's tourism revenue rose by 31 percent to Ksh352.5 billion last year, buoyed by a surge in African visitors, according to the latest data from the government.

Statistics reveal that among the top ten countries in each region, Africa took the lead with 679,012 visitors, followed by Europe with 477,526, the Americas (319,220), Asi… read more

  • Rail

Zambia Upgrades set for Nakonde border post to boost Zambia-Tanzania trade

The Government of Zambia, represented by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning, and TradeMark Africa (TMA), have entered into a Partner Support Agreement (PSA) to upgrade the Nakonde One Stop Border Post, a key trade route between Zambia and Tanzania. Funded by the UK government, the ZMK 197 million (£7.1 million) project will improve th… 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

  • Miscellaneous

Tanzania Hotels given green light to engage in currency echange business

The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) has called upon all tourist hotels in the county, ranked three-stars and above, to open up bureau de change or foreign exchange windows to bring the services closer to their visitors and minimize black -market business.

BoT Governor Emanuel Tutuba made this week during a one- day engagement/meeting with ho… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Afcfta Land-Linked Zambia Event Set To Welcome 16 Countries At Upcoming Transport Event

Land-Linked Zambia 2024 (LLZ© 2024) is set to welcome delegates from 16 countries, including SADC African transport ministers. With the conference rapidly approaching, now is the time to ensure your participation as a delegate or exhibitor. Join LLZ© 2024 from the 4th to the 5th of April at the Lusaka International Convention Ceread more

  • Rail

Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania Railways Corporation Successful Second Phase Testing of SGR Trains

Transport Minister Prof. Makame Mbarawa has witnessed the successful trial of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train, consisting of 14 carriages, by travelling on the train from the Dar es Salaam station to Morogoro on March 18, 2024.

The aim of the Transport Minister’s journey on the SGR train was to inspect the progress of … read more

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