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Uganda: Government Plans to Restore Old Railway at $205 Million

Uganda will invest $205 million in restoring an old railway line linking Kampala to Malaba on the Kenyan border following delays in securing funding for the standard gauge railway.The upgraded meter gauge railway line is expected to boos...

Joburg Post·7 days ago

Global Trade Tensions a Concern for South Africa

Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Ebrahim Patel has expressed concern at growing trade tensions in the global economy."Heightened uncertainty from growing trade tensions and measures is also placing a drag on an already fragile global ec...

Joburg Post·6 days ago

African Agriculture Economies 'Bright Spot' in Disappointing Global Economy

The global economy generally fell short of its forecasts, set to weaken to 2.6 percent this year, but in Sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture-dependent countries such as Benin, Rwanda, Cote d'Ivoire, and Uganda grew positively, according to t...

Joburg Post·6 days ago

Zimbabwe Wants to Sell $300m Ivory to Fund Conservation

Zimbabwe has become the latest Southern African nation to take on elephant conservationists, by demanding it is allowed to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation.Wildlife authorities in the cash-strapped nation estim...

Joburg Post·3 days ago