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ICRC Moves To Revamp Six Dry Ports Concessions

In a bid to get the six Inland Container Depots (ICDs) located in each of the geo-political zones of Nigeria operational, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) held a meeting with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the owners of the project and the Concessionaires. The meeting, which was at the instance of the ICRC that

Tanzania, Burundi Sign $900M Railway Contract, Seek Finance.

Tanzania and Burundi signed an agreement worth $900 million to build a railway line that will connect the two countries, Tanzania’s Finance Ministry said in a statement Sunday, adding that the two neighboring East African nations are searching for financial backers for the project. The 282-kilometer (175-mile) line, which will connect the western Tanzanian town

Air Road, Rail Development, Underway in East Africa

The Minister of Infrastructure, Ambassador Claver Gatete and his DRC counterpart, Cherubin Okende, held a bilateral exchange on the development of air, road and railway infrastructure projects. The meeting that aimed at bolstering regional trade services was held on the sidelines of the 33rd plenary session of the African Civil Aviation Commission meeting, currently underway in Kigali.

Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba Invites South African And International Construction Firms To Transform Joburg’s Inner City

The City of Johannesburg’s inner city revitalisation project, championed by Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba and also known as the “84 properties initiative”, continues to unlock new economic potential for small to medium-sized contractors and other underprivileged groups operating in the local construction marketplace. The initiative is expected to drive the creation of approximately 5,000 jobs

Africa Must Develop Smart Cities In Order To Achieve Middle Income Status Industry

Africa’s policymakers, governments, and stakeholders must develop smart cities in order for the continent to achieve middleincome status, industry professionals have said. A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently. Socio-economic experts made the declaration on the