FIRST ELECTRIC LINE IN EAST AFRICA…(Railways Africa)

FIRST ELECTRIC LINE IN EAST AFRICA
09 September 2015 | Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) seeks to boost economic growth and achieve middle income status by 2025. The construction of the new electrified railway from Addis Ababa to the Red Sea port of Djibouti – the first electric line in…

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THAT LOAN FROM CHINA
09 September 2015 | Nigeria

Recent news suggested that a loan of between $US600 million and $1 billion from China was “diverted” and President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that an investigation be carried out. Chairman of the Rail Work Group of the Nigerian Economic Summit…

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PROPOSED PEAK TRUCK BAN: EFFECT ON PORTS
09 September 2015 | South Africa

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has proposed a ban on truck operation in urban areas for six hours on weekdays, specifically from 06:00- 09:00 and 17:00-20:00. The effect on harbour operation – a 24-hour business – does not appear to have been…

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