It is not possible to finance transnational infrastructure projects solely from national budgets. That is a fact. We must therefore court and nurture public-private partnerships (PPPs) and other new funding schemes.
We start to publish a three part series of how a West African railway of development and growth spearheaded by Bollore Transport was aborted on the altar of ego and petty territorial struggles That’s west Africa’s flagship rail project in a nutshell. 2,700 km of mainline linking the political and […]
The German government has approved a plan to spend €86 billion to upgrade the Deutsche Bahn rail network,Construction Europe has reported. Transport minister Andreas Scheuer called the project “the biggest railway modernisation programme” in the country’s history. The 33,000km network, run by national rail company Deutsche Bahn, has suffered from […]
Elizabeth Ashun, Infrastructure Lawyer at Ghanaian member firm Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah gives insight to the new railway between Ghana and Burkina Faso.
The Government’s agenda of revamping the railways to facilitate vibrant economic activities is on course and is still high on its priority projects, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister stated in Accra according to Ghana News agency In that regard, he said government had initiated several projects in the railway sector, […]