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Metro rail gets off the ground

Financing and regulation have held back mass transit systems in Africa.  Since the start of the year, commuters trapped in Addis Ababa’s traffic gridlock have …

Railway: South Africa’s Afro 4000 locos

South Africa’s railway system, which remained unchanged for 60 years, is now set to regain its dominant position in the country’s transport network. A new …

SADC: Nightmare for commercial truckers

Border crossings in the SADC region have become a nightmare for commercial truckers. Queues stretching at times to over five kilometres and bureaucratic hassles not …

Take the train to economic growth

Most of Africa’s rail network is dilapidated and in urgent need of modernisation. While the costs involved are high, the economic benefits across the board …

Connecting the continent

Efforts are finally being made to strengthen trade ties between East and Central Africa, through the construction of twin inland container depots (ICDs) on either …