TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

Why are they going back to their old railways after their agreement and ambitious plans for East Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway network.

In August 2013 the Presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda signed a Tripartite Agreement; for the development and operation of a 1,500km-long joint Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) system; …

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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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KENYA ASK CHINA TO PAY HALF COST OF SGR EXTENSION

KENYA ASK CHINA TO PAY HALF COST OF SGR EXTENSION

Kenya seeking for China to split the cost into a loan and grant for the SGR extension.

Kenya are seeking fund from China for the extension of its Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to Kisumu. The nation is asking for China to foot half of the bill for the extension of …

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