Figuring it out: Africa supply chain in review

12 –

Roads are becoming more deadly in developing countries. All 12 of the countries that saw the biggest percentage increase road-related fatalities in 2000-15 were African. More…

$10 billion –

Financial constraints have forced Tanzania to miss out on the ownership of the $10 billion Bagamoyo Port and Special Economic Zone project. The government failed to raise enough money to compensate landowners who were relocated. China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI), a port management firm, is understood to be ready to raise money for the compensation. The Bagamoyo port aims to address the congestion at the Dar es Salaam port. The port is 75 km from Dar es Salaam and 10 km from Bagamoyo town. More

$45-billion –

The World Bank Group is encouraging South African businesses to participate more actively in a $45-billion procurement opportunity that will arise over the coming three years as a result of a recently approved funding commitment to 39 low-income African countries. More…

DP World in West Africa –

Dubai ports operator DP World will assist the West African nations of Mali and Senegal to develop logistics and infrastructure plans. DP World currently operates the Dakar port in Senegal. More…

2nd Phase –

The Tanzanian government will soon launch the second phase of construction of the standard gauge railway (SGR) line to link the commercial centre of Dar es Salaam with the capital of Dodoma. The SGR project is managed by Yapi Merkez Insaat Ve Sanayi of Turkey and Mota-Engil, Engenharie and Construcao Africa, SA of Portugal. More…


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