Category Archives: Tanzania

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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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

Railway for Peace: Burundian President Drums Support for Burundi-DRC-Tanzania Railway

re posted from                                RAIL-BUS

Burundi and the DRC had signed on Saturday August 20, 2022 in Kinshasa in the DRC a bilateral agreement for implementation financing and a request for financing to be sent to the AfDB for the feasibility studies for the construction of the standard gauge railway, Gitega-Bujumbura-Uvira-Kindu … Read the rest

African Continental High Speed Railway : Progress Update

Transport costs within the continent are some of the highest in the world because of the chronic infrastructure deficit. That MAKES POVERTY !

Source:The New Africa Channel

Railway development in Africa: 9 most impressive completed and ongoing railway projects in Africa

16 Jan 2022

Railway development in Africa: 9 most Read the rest

Who Benefits from Africa’s Poverty? PD Lawton RTF Lecture

Source: Rising Tide Foundation

Who Benefits from Africa’s Poverty? PD Lawton RTF Lecture

28 Dec 2021

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Africa Agenda editor in chief PD Lawton takes you through a definitive history of Africa with a look to the future. PD introduces ancient African renaissance traditions that Read the rest

The Silent Revolution in African Rail

“The real friends of Africa now are those trying to bridge the infrastructure deficit…..China has done it. It has pumped billions of dollars into the Belt and Road Initiative. Now, whatever critisism they have on that initiative, it has helped Africa. It has opened up Africa and it has challenged Read the rest