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(News) KENYA – Museveni’s visit gives Mombasa port new lifeline

http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/518838/musevenis-visit-gives-mombasa-port-new-lifeline/ The recent tour of the Port of Mombasa by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) ride from to Nairobi has given the new rail line the much needed endorsement as...

(News) MOZAMBIQUE – The port of Beira is touched by a storm

https://constructionreviewonline.com/2019/04/damages-on-port-of-beira-and-corridor-in-mozambique-repaired/ Construction of US $211m port of Beira and transport corridor in Mozambique is complete and fully operating. Business development officer of Cornelder de Mozambique, Mudiwa Mufanochiya announced the reports “Beira port is back on...

(News) KENYA ¬- Mombasa youth back port deal, blue economy in hope for jobs.

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001320984/youths-back-port-terminal-deal-on-promise-of-sea-jobs A youth group has backed a Government deal to transfer operations at the country’s second container terminal to a shipping company. Mombasa Youth Association president Ali Sudi, who was speaking during a meeting attended...

(News) WORLD- Data Tells: Ports light up the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d774d3149444d34457a6333566d54/index.html The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, is already lively as ports in China have established shipping lanes with over 600 major ports in more than 200...

(News) KENYA – Agency in the dark on terminal takeover;

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001320998/agency-in-the-dark-on-terminal-takeover A State shipping agency is in the dark over ongoing negotiations between the Government and an Italian firm to take over operations of the country’s second container terminal, a National Assembly committee was told...

(News) DJIBOUTI-China’s massive underwater blasts at Djibouti military base pose huge risk to environment

https://theprint.in/defence/chinas-massive-underwater-blasts-at-djibouti-military-base-pose-huge-risk-to-environment/219834/ New Delhi: China’s first overseas military base, in the east African nation of Djibouti, is a mega fortress that has been in the works for some years now. The main base is now complete,...

(News) DJIBOUTI – Strategic port in the Horn of Africa is at the center...

https://qz.com/africa/1591342/djibouti-ordered-to-pay-dubais-dp-world-533-million/ A London court has delivered the latest verdict in the battle to manage one of Africa’s most strategic ports. The Court of International Arbitration, which helps to resolve international commercial disputes, has ruled that...

(News) DJIBOUTI- Djibouti wants to become Africa’s maritime transport centre

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/djibouti-building-africas-shipping-centre/ A tiny coastal nation in the Horn of Africa hopes it can one day become the heart of shipping on the continent. Djibouti, located at the mouth of the red sea, sits along the...

(News) AFRICA/ASIA – As Belt And Road 2.0 Gathers Momentum, China Aims To Avoid...

https://www.eurasiareview.com/08042019-as-belt-and-road-2-0-gathers-momentum-china-aims-to-avoid-debt-traps/ China is trying to avoid “debt traps” for the countries that signed up for its Belt and Road initiative, a senior Chinese official said at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and...

(News) SOUTH AFRICA – Aramco has plans for oil refinery in South Africa.

https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/companies/aramco-has-plans-for-oil-refinery-in-sa-20598146 Saudi Aramco, the biggest oil producer in the world that is considering building an oil refinery and petrochemical complex in South Africa, this year committed to 2 similar projects in China and Pakistan. When...
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