African rail steaming ahead

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Rail has a bright future in Africa as both public bodies and private companies see the mode as encouraging economic development....

Mixed messages on Tazara

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Plans for Chinese redevelopment of the Tanzania Zambia Railway have been complicated by recent negotiations between with SMH Rail of Malaysi...

Zambia-Nacala line reopened

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The railway between Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia has reopened, many years after it was closed down as a result of bombing during the Mozamb...

RDC pulls out of Mozambique

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As previously speculated in WorldCargo News (August 2008, p15), US-based Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has announced the sale of it...

New dry port for Namibia

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Plans to turn the Namibian port of Walvis Bay into a transit port for Southern Africa have received another boost with the announcement by t...

African Lakes rail

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Plans for the South Corridor Great Lakes Railway Project were presented at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region in the Zam...

Zambia/Angola rail link

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A deal has been agreed to build a railway from Chingola to Solwezi in Zambia, in a project that will eventually link the line with the Angol...