RWANDA, BURUNDI, TANZANIA PLAN JOINT RAILWAY PROJECT

In August 2013, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda signed a tripartite agreement to “fast-track” the building of a 1,435mm gauge railway from Mombasa through Nairobi to Kampala and on to Kigali. In June 2014,...

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TENDERS FOR NEW TANZANIAN LINE

On 29 May, Tanzanian transport minister Samuel Sitta reportedly told parliament that contracts worth about $US9 billion had been awarded to Chinese firms for the construction of new railways. One of...

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK: GRANTS FOR STUDY

Report by East African Business Week (published in Kampala): The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$8.5m in loans and grants to finance a multinational railway project study in...

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STUDY ON NEW LINE FROM DAR OUT SOON


Ministers of Infrastructure from Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania are scheduled to meet in Kigali late in September to approve the “final study” currently being carried out on the proposed 691km new...

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Burundi Joins Kigali-Dar Rail Link Project

Burundi has been added to a planned railway project to connect Tanzania and Rwanda. Pre-qualified international firms, that have bid to carry out a feasibility study and implementation of the...

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