The Apapa port was originally designed to receive imported goods and petroleum products and move them out by railway and pipelines, and not to receive articulated trucks and heavy-duty vehicles...
Ejiofor Alike 13 Dec 2017
The Nigerian government needs about $16 billion to construct and modernise major rail lines, an official said...
Sani Tukur 9 Oct 2017
According to Brian Monakali, deputy chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association and chairman of the SA Heavy Haul Association, the future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion...
14 Sep 2017
The development of railway infrastructure is an important building block to improve trade across Southern Africa Hinterland Territories which are vital for the growth of the African continent...
29 Aug 2017
Posta will over the next one month run a pilot project to provide last-mile connections for standard gauge railway (SGR) passengers, the latest bid in the company's efforts to diversify its revenue sources.
Muthoki Mumo 4 Jun 2017
Increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and further standardisation of trade regulation are both key to improving inter-regional trade...
23 May 2016
According to the latest CIPS Risk Index, global supply chains suffered from growing risk in Q4 2015, led by the slowdown in China's economy...
16 Feb 2016
Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.
Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014
Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.
Mark Allix 5 Feb 2014
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
19 Aug 2013