****The Dawn of a New Commercial Era? For over two millennia, technology and politics have shaped trade across the Eurasian supercontinent. The compass and domesticated camels helped the “silk routes” emerge between 200 and 400 CE, and peaceful interactions between the Han and Hellenic empires allowed overland trade to flourish. […]

A state-linked expert in Beijing has warned that high-speed rail projects in Africa are “unfeasible”, and would risk miring Chinese banks and companies in debt. Chinese firms should be more sophisticated in assessing risks in Africa, the expert warned, focussing not just on technical aspects but geopolitical and cultural factors […]

Africa is looking to upgrade its transport infrastructure to boost intra-continental trade and regional integration. The African Integrated High Speed Railway Network is one such project African countries are embracing high-speed rail in their drive to integrate the continent, develop their economies and improve import and export speeds. Built to […]

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