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Uhuru bid to revive L. Victoria transport seen boosting trade

Uhuru bid to revive L. Victoria transport seen boosting trade

27 Aug 15  News
Kisumu has received a major boost in its bid to become a regional transport hub after President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged to revive its port in fresh efforts to expand trade with East...
Kenya’s new northern transport corridor promises region $2.6bn

Kenya’s new northern transport corridor promises region $2.6bn

24 Aug 15  News
East Africa stands to make about $2.6 billion annually from Kenya’s northern transport corridor, new sea ports and other mega infrastructure facilities upon completion, global ...
Northern Corridor Member States committed to work jointly in developing Transport Infrastructure Projects and Trade Facilitation

Northern Corridor Member States committed to work jointly in developing Transport Infrastructure Projects and Trade Facilitation

21 Aug 15  News
From 10th to 13th August 2015, the 40th meeting of the Executive Committee and the 27th Council of Ministers meeting, two Policy Organs of the Northern Corridor...
ECA publishes report on International Transport and Trade Facilitation

ECA publishes report on International Transport and Trade Facilitation

04 Aug 15  News
The Economic Commission for Africa has published its report on International Transport and Trade facilitation in North Africa. In this study, the ECA office for North Africa analys...
The road transport sector in the context of the SADC Protocol on Transport, Communications and Meteorology

The road transport sector in the context of the SADC Protocol on Transport, Communications and Meteorology

08 Apr 15  Publications
The SADC Protocol on Transport, Communications and Meteorology (TCM) of 1996 aims to integrate the transport sector in the region. It places strong emphasis on the commer...
Lutombi spearheads SADC transport

Lutombi spearheads SADC transport

16 Mar 15  News
Roads Authority Chief Executive Officer Conrad Lutombi is leading the drive to create a fully harmonised road transport system within the SADC region that can compete with the best...
Small island developing States: Challenges in transport and  trade logistics

Small island developing States: Challenges in transport and trade logistics

25 Nov 14  News
Small island developing States (SIDS) are a diverse group of island countries that share some common features and vulnerabilities such as insularity, geographic remoteness,&nb...
Small island developing states remain marginalized from key transport networks, UNCTAD report reveals

Small island developing states remain marginalized from key transport networks, UNCTAD report reveals

21 Nov 14  News
Small island developing states (SIDS) face severe and complex transport challenges, UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2014 reports. For UNCTAD, the way forward requ...
A single African air transport market critical to agenda 2063

A single African air transport market critical to agenda 2063

13 Oct 14  News
The Chairperson of the AU Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma met a delegation of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) to discuss the importance of the aviation sector ...
Africa could become single air transport market by 2016

Africa could become single air transport market by 2016

26 Sep 14  News
Africa could become a single air transport market that will remove the need for bilateral air services agreements by early 2016, the industry lobby said on Wednesday. African Airl...
Liberalisation of air transport can bolster countries’ GDP by $1.3b, says IATA

Liberalisation of air transport can bolster countries’ GDP by $1.3b, says IATA

12 Aug 14  News
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has disclosed that Nigeria and 11 other nations in Africa may earn at least $1.3billion as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) annually ...
South Africa’s initial offer for the Transport Services Sector under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Trade in Services negotiations

South Africa’s initial offer for the Transport Services Sector under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Trade in Services negotiations

08 Aug 14  News
Cabinet approved South Africa’s initial transport sector offer under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade in Services Negotiations. The objectives of the SADC...
AfDB Independent Development Evaluation releases Transport Issue of eVALUation Matters

AfDB Independent Development Evaluation releases Transport Issue of eVALUation Matters

16 Jul 14  News
The June 2014 issue of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) quarterly knowledge publication, eVALUation Matters, was released on July 11. This issue focuses on the transpor...
Transnet tests water for better Africa-wide ports integration

Transnet tests water for better Africa-wide ports integration

14 Aug 13  News
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) took a step closer toward improving the integration of African port authorities on Wednesday after agreeing with the Namibian Port Authorit...

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