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20 September 2017

Asia Africa Growth Corridor aims for people-centric growth strategy

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Asia Africa Growth Corridor will help in developing institutional mechanisms and models for connecting people, think tanks and businesses

20 September 2017

Unlocking the potential of trucking business in Southern Africa

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In Southern Africa, the transport sector is very viable because of economic development in the region according to World Bank Report 2016, the trucking business created employment for more than 100 000 people in Southern Africa.

 

20 September 2017

Africa: from 'hopeless' to the growth frontier

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Despite the challenges of geopolitics, macroeconomic, skilled labour force and connectivity, Africa still emerges as an investment haven. In the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index, most of the African countries have outperformed expectations. Going by the LPI and the outlook on Africa for next two decades, it is undoubtedly 'destination Africa'.

 

18 September 2017

Cross-border rail links - the spark to ignite intra-African trade?

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OVER the last 20 years the value of trade between Africa and the rest of the world has quadrupled, but trade between African nations remains extremely limited. According to the World Trade Organisation, intra-regional trade accounts for just 18% of Africa’s total trade volume. This compares with 50% for North America, 52% for Asia, and 70% for Europe.

18 September 2017

New LPG plant opens at Port of Saldanha

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A new open-access liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant was opened this week at the Port of Saldanha on the West Coast of South Africa.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

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Africa’s transport sector is taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area. At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

Posted in Industry news

Africa’s transport sector is taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area. At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

Posted in Industry news

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area.  At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

07 September 2017

ICRC boss nominated on African Ports advisory board

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Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has been nominated to the Ports Evolution 2017 Advisory Board, to ensure professionalism in maritime events in the Africa Port Evaluation 2017.

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