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Cargo airport in Africa to be constructed

 A US$100.51m cargo airport in Nigeria will be constructed in Nasarawa State,  governor Tanko Al-makura, has said. The governor was speaking during the signing of the financial contract agreement between the state government and Tongyi Group Engineering, a Chinese firm tasked with the construction with their representative HYPAD .   The agreement stated that the Chinese firm will be responsible for the project’s finance..... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 24th November 2015

French Transport Company Alstom signs US$204mn railway contract with Africa

 French transport solutions provider Alstom has signed two contracts with Egypt's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply signalling and telecommunications systems and develop infrastructure for the third phase of Cairo Metro Line 3 alstom egypt cairometroOfficials from NAT and Alstom sign contracts for the Cairo Metro.  The two contracts are valued at around US$204mn, said Alstom. Alstom senior vice-president for Middle East.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 23rd November 2015

Ford to introduce 30 new vehicles for the Africa markets

 Ford Motor Company is planning to introduce 30 new vehicles in the Middle East and Africa by 2020 as part of its regional expansion strategy CBYCarImagesThe Middle East and Africa is a diverse region for Ford vehicles.  The company revealed that eight vehicles will first be released, all of which will be showcased at the Dubai International Motor Show. The models include the Ford GT super sports car, the Shelby GT350 Mustang, Ford.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 23rd November 2015

Isuzu to roll out light trucks in Africa by Q2 2016

 Isuzu’s Nigerian dealer Koncept Autocentre Limited has stated that it will commence the assembly of Isuzu vehicles from Q2 2016 Isuzu has finalised the vehicles that will be produced at the Nigeria plant.  Koncept Autocentre director Victor Eborajolo said that the new assembly plant, which is located at the firm’s premises in Lagos, is undergoing rapid development and currently in the final stages of completing assembly.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 21st November 2015

East Africa 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.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 21st November 2015

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



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