*with €2bn more on the cards France will invest €1.8bn in state-guaranteed loans for Egyptian infrastructure, including upgrades to the Cairo Metro, a railway to Sudan, and water and energy schemes, Reuters reports. Bruno Le Maire, France’s finance minister, said Egypt was a strategic partner and commercial dealings with it would […]
“Egyptian railway lines have to reach Saloum in the west so it would extend to Libya and, Abou Simbel in the south so it would extend to Sudan’s Wadi Halfa…”- Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir
The Southern African region has an integrated railway master plan with a strong regional railway association, SARA, probably the only such outfit among Africa’s RECs.
Turkish government is moving fast to widen its presence in Africa with Angola opening wide range of transportation partnership talk with Ankara. Turkish transport ministry is offering open multi-modal transportation deals with Angola Adil Karaismailoğlu, Turkish transport Minister said, “We are ready for institutional cooperation and experience sharing in all […]
With African governments committing billions of dollars to infrastructure development, the continent is touted to be entering a 20 to 30-year infrastructure development boom.