Road Transport

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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Côte d’Ivoire-Transport: Following a fatal road accident involving two buses in Yamoussoukro, Minister Amadou Kone shows solidarity with the victims

The provisional toll is 14 dead, several injured and significant material damage ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, January 6, 2023/APO Group/ -Following a fatal road accident involving two buses in Yamoussoukro on Thursday, January 5, 2023, around 11 a.m., the Minister of Transport, Amadou Koné, expressed in a press release the Government’s sincere condolences to the relatives […]

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Côte d’Ivoire : Actors are working on the facilitation of transport between San Pedro and Bamako

 (AIP)- A two-day reflection workshop opened on Thursday, December 08, 2022 in San Pedro, on data collected by the Transport Fluidity Observatory (OFT), as part of the Road Development and Transport Facilitation Project on the Bamako, Zantiébougou, Boundiali, San Pedro Corridor (PR8). The OFT carried out this survey on the section between San Pedro and […]

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Senegal: African Development Bank to invest over €166 million in construction of highway to open up the country’s north

The construction of a highway between Dakar and Saint Louis will open up Senegal’s northern regions, considered the country’s rice granary and an area with high mining potential. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved a loan of  €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will […]

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Uganda : Rehabilitation of Bulindo-Nsasa-Namugongo Roads

Residents of Bulindo, Nsasa and Namugongo in Kira Municipality relieved as rehabilitation works for the 4.56 Km road that links them commences. The 4.56 Km stretch has been characterized by dust during the dry season and excess mad and gullies during the rainy season. The residents are therefore greatly relieved at the prospect of upgrading […]

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Enhancing the Trans-Saharan Road corridor to boost trade and economic development

© Abdelrahman Hassanein/Shutterstock | Economic corridors enable regions and countries to offer high-capacity transport systems that foster trade. UNCTAD and the Islamic Development Bank launch a roadmap for supporting economic development and regional integration through Africa’s Trans-Saharan corridor. Trade and transport corridors, the major routes that facilitate the movement of people and goods between regions and […]

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Central African Republic : Agreement with the Saudi Fund for Development, for a project of road lighting of the capital with solar energy

The Minister of State in Charge of economy, Planning and International Corporation of the Central African Republic Mr Felix Moloua, has signed today Wednesday 13 october 2022, with the CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development, Mr Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, an agreement to finance a public lighting project using solar energy in Bangui, the […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: The Ferkessedougou dry port will be delivered within the next 24 months

A Government Mission composed of the Minister of Transport Amadou Koné and the Minister of State, Minister of Defense Tené Birahima Ouattara President of the Regional Council of Tchologo; visited on Friday, September 16, 2022, the construction site of the dry port of Ferkessedougou.   Following the guided tour to see the progress of work, […]

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