Category Archives: African High Speed Railway

MDM December 2022 Progress Video Standard Gauge Railway Line From Morogoro to Makutupora

I LOVE THIS!!!!  This is the new paradigm for Africa. Electrified, super modern, super fast railway blasting its way from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to Burundi, Eastern Congo, Rwanda and then on across Congo to Congo Brazzaville on the Atlantic coast! What`s not to love???

Source: Yapi Merkezi

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Guinea, Mali Partner for Conakry-Kankan- Bamako Railway Line

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Madam Rose lauded the Transitional Government under the leadership of His Excellency Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya, who considers the mobility needs of his people and their goods.

Guinea, Mali Partner for Conakry-Kankan-Bamako Rail Line

The governments of Guinea and Mali are working closely to develop and operationlised … Read the rest

Rail Conference “POWERING AFCFTA WITH SUSTAINABLE RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT”

“AfCTA ( African Freetrade Continental Trade Area) cannot succeed if you do not have railway connectivity in Africa” – Olawale Rasheed, Director, National Chamber Policy Centre of Abuja

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Rail Conference Communique: African Nations Must Synergise on Rail Devt

COMMUNIQUE – INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY

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RAILROADS TO THE FUTURE: Tanzania-Burundi-DRC

RAILROADS TO THE FUTURE: Tanzania – Burundi-DRC

by PD Lawton , 5 November 2022

Africa is one continent, one people, and one nation. The notion that in order to have a nation it is necessary for there to be a common language, a common territory and common culture has Read the rest

Tanzania: September 2022 Progress Video Standard Gauge Railway Line From Morogoro to Makutupora

progress report from the Turkish construction company contracted to build the ELECTRIC high speed railway from Dar es Salaam to the Great Lakes. In this video you can see construction of high voltage sub-stations, the near completion of Dodoma passenger train station and the incredible scenery, including baobabs, of central … Read the rest

PM Abiy Ahmed Raises the Bar for Human Rights in Ethiopia and the Region

PM Abiy Ahmed Raises the Bar for Human Rights in Ethiopia and the Region

Ethiopians celebrate Thanksgiving Festival in Addis. Image : IOL

by PD Lawton, 30 October 2022

The US State Department, the likes of Antony Blinken and Linda Thomas-Greenfield, do not see value in the human right to … Read the rest

Overcoming Geopolitical and Ideological Barriers to International Development Financing

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Nearly all energy policies being pursued under the guise of stopping “climate change” either ignore or misrepresent the science of energy, both by refusing to promote nuclear energy—the greatest CO2-free energy source—and by making impossible claims about the potential to develop a Read the rest

Chinese Built Railway Can`t Break Even in 50 Years – Kenyan Transport Minister

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“African countries are not just grappling with Chinese debt repayment, because African countries overall owe more to private sector creditors than to China,” he said. They are “having to juggle debt repayment to all their creditors, including Chinese creditors.”

Of the $696 billion owed by African Read the rest