World Bank Extends $US780 Million For Tanzania’s Development Projects

The World Bank has recently extended loans amounting to $US780 million to be used for several new public amenities and infrastructure projects in Tanzania. The three agreements were signed in Dar es...

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TAZARA Council Of Ministers Calls For More Action From Board Of Directors

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) Council of Ministers (CoM), comprising the ministers responsible for transport, finance and industry in Tanzania and Zambia, held their 62nd meeting in...

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TAZARA Board Reports Positive Results Amidst Financial Difficulties

The TAZARA Board of Directors held their 110th meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 20 February. The board reports that during the first half of the financial year 2016/2017, TAZARA transported...

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Swedish Delegation Tours Trade Facilitation Projects In Southern Tanzania

A Swedish delegation led by the director general for trade in the Swedish Ministry Foreign Affairs, Karin Olofsdotter, and the director general for international development cooperation, Johannes...

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TAZARA’s Turnaround Strategy Continues To Bear Fruit

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) continues to make gains in implementing their turnaround strategy under the directorship of Bruno Ching'andu. The operator recently announced that they...

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AIIM Acquires A Majority Share In DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a leading African infrastructure equity investment manager and member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has announced the successful...

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Tanzania Awards Tender For Standard Gauge Railway Project

The Tanzanian Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication has awarded a tender for the construction of a section of the country’s ambitious standard gauge railway project (SGR) to a joint venture...

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TAZARA Lobbying To Have Debt Cancelled

According to reports in the local Zambian newspaper, The Lusaka Times, TAZARA managing director, Bruno Ching’andu, has requested various stakeholders to consider cancelling the rail operator’s...

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Tanzanian Deluxe Passenger Train Derailment

Five people were injured when a Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) Deluxe passenger train derailed on 29 January.  The train was travelling from Kigoma to Dar se Salaam when seven coaches derailed...

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TAZARA: Industrial Action In Zambia - Update

As reported by Railways AfricaTM on 24 January, passenger services on the Zambian side of the TAZARA line were suspended on 20 January as a result of industrial action over wages. TAZARA has...

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