This is the ultimate Pan African project for the qualitative changes it will bring to the economy and the living standards of everyone on this magnificent continent!
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Why the ambitious African Integrated High Speed Railway Network will promote economic growth
2 Jan 2022
Why the African Union ambitious agenda 2063 African Integrated High Speed Railway Network will promote economic growth – The trans Africa Railway project is one of africa infrastructure projects set to change the face of the continent. The African Union, plans an ambitious railway project, that will change the face of the continent and enhance trade among African countries. Dub the African Integrated High Speed Railway Network, the project is currently in the planning phase, as part of the African Union development Agenda 2063. The Railway Network will connect the continent’s countries, creating a single Africa Continental Free Trade Zone. The project aims to boost African trade by connecting landlocked countries and areas to Africa’s ports, cities, economic centers, and industrial hubs. According to the International Monetary Fund and the African Development Bank, a lack of infrastructure will stymie Africa’s overall growth in the coming years. Hence, this project is seen as a game changer, as the continent target massive economic growth.
Our video today will take a closer look at the importance of the ambitious railway project, the current state of Africa’s railway infrastructure, the need for an African railway system and more.
Trans Africa railway link Dar es Salaam to Kigali railway link Kampala-Kigali-Bujumbura railway link, Walvis Bay-Windhoek-Gaborone-Pretoria railway link
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Transport expenses on the continent are also among the highest in the world, raising the cost of doing business and making products uncompetitive on global marketplaces.
Railway development in Africa: 9 most impressive completed and ongoing railway projects in Africa
16 Jan 2022
Railway development in Africa: 9 most impressive completed and ongoing railway projects in Africa – Railway is the most efficient, fastest and cheapest method of transporting people and goods in the world. For this reasons, it is no surprise that industrialized nations have invested in well-developed railway networks , which spread to all the corners of their countries. Africa, the world’s second-largest continent, is currently experiencing a railway renaissance, after being left behind the rest of the world for decades. The continent has a huge transportation infrastructure deficit, and often it is easier to fly via a European capital than flying direct between African capitals. Transport expenses on the continent are also among the highest in the world, raising the cost of doing business and making products uncompetitive on global marketplaces. Within the last decade, railway development in Africa has experienced tremendous growth, and since 2018 the continent boost of one of the fastest high speed rail in the world, the Moroccan Al borag train, which can operates at a maximum speed of 357 kilometers per hour, making it the 6th Fastest Train In the World. There are currently several ongoing high-speed rail construction across Africa. Our video will present the 9 most impressive completed and ongoing railway projects across the continent.
Morocco’s Al-Boraq high speed bullet train Egypt high speed railway project Tanzania Standard Gauge Railway Algeria’s High Speed Railway Project Ethiopia Djibouti railway project Nigeria’s Lagos Kano Standard Gauge Railway Project Kenya Standard Gauge Railway Project Senegal’s Dakar Regional Express Train project Ghana Burkina Faso Railway project