Saturday, May 27, 2017
Dar es Salaam port

Dar es Salaam port to become 24-hour port-Government directive

Slow operations at the port of Dar es Salaam has seen it lag behind its peers, prompting the government to issue a new directive to all state institutions involved in the port’s operations. Under the...
Construction

SA govt. welcomes a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has signed an agreement with Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings for a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port. The build, operate and transfer agreement was signed for the terminal...
(PPECB

The National strike at food export board In SA may affect exports

South African employees at the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) picketed outside the head office, demanding an 8.5% salary increase and an increased car allowance. Ettienne Rahl, an employee for 17 years and chairperson...
rwanda

Easing congestion, Rwanda begins road upgrading in Kigali

Rwanda has started an urban road upgrading project in its capital Kigali, which is expected to improve the overall traffic situation in the city and the landlocked country. China Road and Bridge Coporation (CRBC) is...
Renewables

SA streamlines procedures of developing renewable energy projects

The government of South Africa has streamlined the procedures for developing large renewable energy projects in renewable energy development zones. Companies hoping to develop the projects in the country’s eight renewable energy development zones will...
motorcycles

Rwanda begins manufacturing motorcycles at its new factory

Rwanda will this month start assembling motorcycles at its new factory, Rwanda Motorcycle Company (RMC). The move is expected to reduce the cost of motorcycles, which are a common means of transportation in the country. The...
olkaria

President Uhuru launches Olkaria V power project

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday launched the construction of the Olkaria V power project which is expected to produce 158MW of electricity. The President also commissioned 14 wellhead units producing a total of 75MW of electricity. The...
nigeria

Nigeria to construct modern aircraft assembly plant

Nigeria has launched plans to build a state-of-the-art aircraft assembly plant as it looks to become a leading aviation hub for sales and maintenance of Aircraft in Africa. Interjet Nigeria Limited in collaboration with Austrian...
Import bill

The fall of import bill could lower the cost of goods in Dar

The increased exports and a shrinking import bill is making Tanzania to register a reduction in its current account deficit. According to Bank of Tanzania’s monthly economic review, during the period that ended in January...
telematics

South African fleet telematics market most active in the continent‒Report

Increasing demand for surveillance and security for commercial vehicles in Africa are key drivers for exponential growth of the automotive fleet telematics aftermarket, a recent study by IOT analyst firm Berg Insight indicates. South African...

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