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Agility eyes Africa in $100m investment drive

Agility, a logistics firm out of Kuwait, plans to invest up to US$100 million on expanding its business, with an emphasis on Africa. “We are committed to growing our business in various markets and investments,” said Essa Al Saleh, the president...
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CMA CGM launch new logistics platform

The CMA CGM Group announced the inauguration of its new logistics platform, the 3CTC Terminal (CMA CGM Cameroon Container Terminal), on 19 February. The 3CTC platform, which occupies 2 hectares in a strategic area between Douala and the port, has...
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Jomo Kenyatta Airport rated as one of the best

According to an airport service quality survey by the Airports Council International (ACI), the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya has been rated as the fifth best on the African continent. This rating  is concluded from a series...
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Head of TPA currently on suspension

The Tanzanian port authority’s acting general director, Madeni Kipande, is currently on suspension pending an investigation into allegations that he violated procurement procedures. Director Kipande, who was suspended by Transport minister Samwel...
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Cape Verde government authorises airline loan

According to local press reports, the Cape Verde government has authorised the country’s top airline, TACV, to borrow 155 million escudos (US$1.6 million) from Banco Cabo-Verdeano de Negócios (BCN). The loan amount, according to the authorisation...
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Sena railway upgrade nearing completion

According to Carlos Mesquita, Mozambican Minister of Transport and Communications, work to increase the freight transport capacity of the Sena railway line is nearing completion. He was quoted by Macauhub.com, as saying that the government was...
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Engen’s new depot to fuel growth in East Africa

Engen has constructed a third petroleum products terminal in Mozambique aimed at fuelling growth in the country and increasing supply in East Africa. The new depot will supply petrol, diesel and lubricants to the main hubs in the country, as well...

Rebuilt Bengula Railroad sees first train journey

According to Angolan press reports, the inaugural train on the Bengula Railroad arrived in Luau, eastern Moxico province on Thursday, 12 February. The railroad which links the Angolan coast to the country’s border with the Democratic Republic of...