Transports

$1 million: Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa grant to drive electric mobility shift in seven African countries

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA)  of the African Development Bank Group will provide a $1 million technical assistance grant to the Green Mobility Facility for Africa (GMFA). GMFA provides technical assistance and investment capital to accelerate and expand private sector investments in sustainable transport solutions in seven countries: Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra […]

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Transnet Issues RFP to return long-standing Locomotives to Service to meet Customer Demand

In a further effort to normalise freight operations in South Africa, Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has issued an open competitive tender inviting eligible original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to step in to rehabilitate the non-operational Chinese-manufactured locomotives awaiting critical spare parts. This follows on the impasse with the CRRC E-Loco Supply, the Chinese stateowned supplier of […]

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Strengthening cooperation in the transport sector at the centre of Moroccan-Gabonese talks

The means of reinforcing cooperation between Morocco and Gabon in the fields of transport and logistics were at the centre of talks, on Thursday 26 January 2023 in Rabat, between the Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL and his Gabonese counterpart, Mr. Brice Constant Paillat. During this meeting, the two parties reviewed the […]

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THE ACTIVITY OF THE PORTS OF MOROCCO FOR THE YEAR 2022

The Moroccan ports have recorded a positive evolution of the global port traffic, which went from 192.1 million tons in 2021 to 195 million tons in 2022, i.e. an increase of 1.5%: the domestic traffic recorded a volume of 110.1 million tons (-1.2%) while transhipment reached a volume of 84.8 million tons, i.e. a growth […]

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Nigeria : The President Muhammadu Buhari commissions Lekki Deep Sea Port

On Monday January 23, 2023, the President Muhammadu Buhari officially inaugurated the Lekki Deep Sea Port, in Lagos, Nigeria, in the presence of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, the Minister of Transportation, Muazu Sambo, the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Ciu Jianchun, top government officials and traditional rulers, etc. This project with an investment in […]

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South Africa : Spectacular recovery at Cape Town International Airport over December 2022

Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger today warmly welcomed preliminary statistics received from Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), which showed that Cape Town International Airport recorded a spectacular recovery in passenger numbers during the peak season month of December when compared to pre-pandemic numbers. Minister Wenger said: “These preliminary statistics received from […]

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Premier Alan Winde Welcomes Partial Resumption of Eerste River-Bellville Train Service

Premier Alan Winde cautiously welcomes Metrorail’s partial resumption of the train service between Eerste River and Bellville in Cape Town this morning. The service has been suspended since the Covid-19 national state of disaster was implemented in 2020. According to Metrorail, services would have resumed in December 2022 but were delayed due to “environmental issues”. […]

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Uganda : Parliament to debate ways of curbing road accidents

Legislators will hold a comprehensive debate on how to curb the increasing road accidents which have claimed many lives. In a sitting of the House on Friday, 06 January 2023, the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa directed the Minister for Works and Transport to present a statement on the road accidents and what the enforcing agencies […]

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SENEGAL-TRANSPORT BRT: The first bus presented in April (Minister)

The Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Accessibility, Mansour Faye, announced on Thursday that the first BRT (Bus rapid transit) bus will be presented to the public in April.   ”The works of the BRT are following their course, sections are released (…) in March, all the systems and circuits will be released (….). The first […]

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Senegal: Ceremony to hand over the keys of a batch of 300 collective cabs for local urban transport by the Executive Council of Sustainable Urban Transport (CETUD)

Logistafrica – CETUD proceeded this Thursday, January 5, 2023 to the handing over of keys of a batch of 300 collective cabs for urban transport of proximity, in the presence of the Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Opening up, Mr. Mansour Faye. “The State began since 2005 and in 2016 with the pilot cabs. […]

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