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Tanzania: New Locomotives for TAZARA

Dar es Salaam — The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has received four new diesel-electric mainline locomotives and 18 passenger coaches valued at $22.4 million.   "We remain eternally grateful to the government and the people of China for their constant and positive association with TAZARA, which they helped build some forty years ago and have continued to prop up unreservedly throughout the years," Eng. Ronald.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th November 2015

Ethiopia: Industry to Open 27 Automotive Industrial Zones

The Bishoftu Automotive Industry announced that it is planning to build new 27 automotive engineering zones throughout the country in the coming years.   Bishoftu Automotive Industry General Manager Gebremedhin Zeselassie said that apart from its ongoing activities, the industry is planning to open 27 automotive engineering zones that will be assembling and manufacturing motorcycles, bicycle, light and heavy trucks and other vehicles in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th November 2015

Construction of phase II of Mombasa port terminal in Kenya to begin

 The construction of phase II of Mombasa port terminal in Kenya will start early  2017, Kenya Ports Authority managing director Gichiri Ndua has said. When complete, the second container terminal  will provide and additional capacity of 470,000 and 550,000 TEUs.   Mr Ndua added that the construction project of phase II of Mombasa port terminal in Kenya will cost US$ 213m to complete.   He further pointed out that the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 11th November 2015

Completion of light rail construction project in Africa set for 2016

 The completion of a light rail construction project in Nigeria has been set for December 2016, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has announced. The governor said that once complete the light rail construction project in Nigeria  will start operation immediately.   The aim of the project is to ease the traffic situation in Lagos state that has been a thorn in the flesh for motorists and other road users.   Ambode said.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 9th November 2015

Automobile Companies paving way to big business in East Africa

 Muscling its way into the market is China’s Beiqi Foton Motor, which last year delivered over 10,000 vehicles to Africa and in March established a sales division in Kenya. It is busy finishing construction of a US$50-million assembly plant in Nairobi that it claims will have capacity for delivering 10,000 vehicles a year to the region.   Foton designs and manufactures trucks, buses, tippers, prime movers, and pick-ups. It has.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 7th November 2015

Hyundai set to return to East Africa

 Hyundai Motors abandoned the EA market a decade ago, but is now looking to return. The company’s Regional Marketing Director Sam Lee says that while “Hyundai has been absent from East African roads for over a decade”, they now “consider the region as a significant market and will be making strategic investments to make Hyundai cars the leading models in the region.”   Hyundai will reportedly be making a.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 6th November 2015

Mobius Motors to deliver Africa’s cheapest car

 Nairobi-based Mobius Motors recently announced and started pre-selling its Mobius II model, which will offer drivers a highly robust vehicle capable of tackling Africa’s rough rural terrain and will, importantly, be the most affordable SUV on the market, selling for around US$11,000 (other new models usually sell for about US$23,000). It achieves this price by offering a simplified design, with non-essentials such as air-con,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 6th November 2015

Aisin Original Parts Manufacturer Enters Nigeria Market

Aisin, world renowned original auto equipment manufacturers, OM, has introduced its range of products into the Nigerian market with a mission to rid the nation's auto market of fake vehicle spare parts, and promote safe driving culture in the country.   Aisin is a world leading auto spare parts supplier to renowned automobile manufacturing companies across the world, especially the Japanese including Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi among.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 5th November 2015

Peugeot car manufacturing plant in Africa nears completion

 The construction of Peugeot car manufacturing plant in Algeria is almost complete and is set to be commissioned,  minister for Industry and Mines Abdessalem Bouchouareb has announced.   Speaking in French capital Paris, Abdessalem said that once completed the shareholders pact will be signed.   “It is nearly finalized as there are only two points to address,” the minister said in reply to a question by.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 30th October 2015

Plans to boost Transport infrastructure in Africa in top gear

 Plans for the construction of infrastructure in Egypt is in top gear after the Transport Minister Saad el Gioushi and head of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) Abdel Aziz Seif met with the president over the weekend to discuss the same.   According to the Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef the minister for transport during the meeting reviewed various challenges facing the sector and called for urgent plan to.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 27th October 2015

Industry Trend Analysis - East Africa's Automotive Investment

 Having unveiled its newly developed hybrid electric sedan, the Kiira EV SMACK, Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is currently seeking to raise USD350mn worth of investment to establish a new vehicle assembly plant in Jinja Industrial and Business Park in Uganda. If the necessary investment funds can be secured, the automaker has stated that production will begin in mid-2018 with a planned capacity at the plant of 300 units per month (3,600.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 26th October 2015

JKT, Polish firm to build tractor assembly plant in Tanzania

 The signing held at National Service (JKT) Headquarters was witnessed by Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda and former Polish president Lech Walesa, who is also a Nobel Laureate.   Premier Pinda said the deal was the outcome of his last year's visit to Poland where the east Europen country committed to provide 110 million US dollars for supply of tractors and cereal storage facilities.   "Our visit to Poland was to seek.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 26th October 2015

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