IS AFRICA’s RAILWAY PROJECT RUNNING LATE?

IS AFRICA’s RAILWAY PROJECT RUNNING LATE?

The African Union plans to build a huge, modern rail network to connect capitals across the continent by 2033. But the ambitious project needs financing, a lot of work, and much political goodwill.

The “Al Boraq,” Africa’s first express train, whizzes through Morocco’s coastal landscape at the lightning speed of

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TANZANIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER

TANZANIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER

The first phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) connecting Dar se salaam and Morogoro (the business capital) to the East will begin in December.

Tanzania’s Minister for works, transportation and communication, Isack Kemwelwe confirmed that procurement of the necessary equipment for the project have been concluded.

“We have already

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GHANA AND BURKINA FASO SEEK JOINT REQUEST FOR RAILWAY PROJECT

GHANA AND BURKINA FASO SEEK JOINT REQUEST FOR RAILWAY PROJECT

Ghana and Burkina Faso plans to construct a railways that will link both nations and help boost relationship between them.

Ghana and Burkina Faso has issue a joint Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI). The request is for a cross-border railway public-private partnership (PPP) project. According to report, the both …

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NIGERIA GOVERNMENT APPROVED LOANS FOR PORT-HARCOURT-MAIDUGURI RAILWAY PROJECT

NIGERIA GOVERNMENT APPROVED LOANS FOR PORT-HARCOURT-MAIDUGURI RAILWAY PROJECT

Nigeria Government gives approval for negotiation of railway loan for port-harcourt-Maiduguri project.

The Port-harcourt-Maiduguri project which will link both state is in a negotiation stage after the President  approves the loan deal. The loan deal which is worth US $15bn is for the completion of the rail project. The approval …

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GHANA’S TEMA-AKOSOMBO RAIL CONSTRUCTION SET FOR DECEMBER

GHANA’S TEMA-AKOSOMBO RAIL CONSTRUCTION SET FOR DECEMBER

Indian Export and import bank provide funds for Tema-Akosombo railway construction in Ghana.

The construction which will be done by Fredmef Group Limited, a building and civil-electromechanical engineering company in partnership with KEC International-India’s second largest manufacturer of electric power transmission towers.

The 84km railway project which will cost about …

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US$ 3.4BN ETHIO-DJIBOUTI RAILWAY PROJECT COMMENCE RIDE TRIAL

US$ 3.4BN ETHIO-DJIBOUTI RAILWAY PROJECT COMMENCE RIDE TRIAL

Ethiopia and Djibouti combine resources to build a railway which is expected to be managed by both China’s CREC and CCECC.

Ethiopia and Djibouti has combined to construct a railways that is expected to help both countries citizens have a better relationship.

The railway project which was awarded to both …

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