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Railway rehab to create 1,000 jobs

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELAZAMBIA is poised to transform into a regional transport hub following construction of the Livingstone-Chingola cape gauge railway, a project expected to create 1,000 employment opportunities for the local people.The project valued at €978 million, which is also expected to provide capacity building for Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) employees, is undertaken by the […]

Hichilema Vows to Leverage On Dar-Lusaka Historic Ties

[Daily News] ZAMBIA President Hakainde Hichilema has said his country and Tanzania must leverage on their historic relationship, to maximize benefits to the people of the two neighbouring nations.

Equity Applies Brakes On Expansion After Mara Flop

[East African] Equity Group Holdings (EGH) has halted its cross-border expansion bid after the failed acquisition of four banks in Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique last week.

Equity Now Develops Cold Feet to Step Into Zambia, Mozambique Markets

[East African] A proposed transaction between regional lender Equity Group Holding and Atlas Mara Ltd (ATMA) has collapsed after the parties failed to reach an agreement on the valuation of four banks in Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Local Drivers, Trucks Held in Zambia

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Zambian authorities have seized about 200 Tanzanian trucks carrying logs from the DR Congo, according to the Tanzania Truck Owners Association (Tatoa) claims.

Tazara Railway Shows Benefit of Chinese Aid

[Focac] The 1,860.5 kilometer-long Tazara railway spanning from Tanzania's commercial center Dar es Salaam to Zambia's Central Province represents one of China's largest foreign aid projects. A tripartite agreement was signed in September 1967 to build...

Welcome to Tanzania President Edgar Lungu

[Daily News] The Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam was yesterday a hive of activity; as President John Magufuli found himself with a busy itinerary, welcoming two heads of African states, one of them on a three-day state visi...

Champions Suffer Shock Defeat At Hands of Nkwazi

[Zambia Reports] Champions Zesco United have suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at the hands of lowly placed side Nkwazi 48 hours after news their coach George Lwandamina was tipped to join Tanzania outfit, Yanga.

Uhuru Railway – First Heroes of Tazara Railway, Occupational Hazards

[Daily News] The summation of the book: A Monument to China-Africa Friendship takes us to another level of discussion this week about the dead.It is already documented in the history of mankind that since time immemorial human beings have maintained a ...

Eagles Turn Attention to World Cup Qualifier Against Zambia

[Guardian] Fresh from their 1-0 defeat of Tanzania in an African Nations Cup qualifier, players of the Super Eagles have assured Nigerians that they are committed to winning a Russia 2018 World Cup ticket.

Tanzania-Zambia Road Earmarked for Facelift

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has set aside 11.6bn/- for construction of the 50-kilometre Matai-Kasesya road which is a major highway that links Tanzania to Zambia.

Tanzanians Snatch Chirwa, Angle for Callisto Pasuwa

[The Herald] A RECORD-BREAKING $120 000 deal, which took highly-rated Zambian international forward Obrey Chirwa from FC Platinum to Young Africans, has shaken domestic football and ignited fears Callisto Pasuwa could be tempted to dump the Warriors an...

Tanzania-Zambia Railway China Takeover Plan Queried

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzania Railway Workers Union (Trawu) said yesterday it will only agree to a privatisation plan of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (Tazara) unless it is becomes part of the team working on the plan.

TAZARA Tops Tanzania’s ‘Utmost Priority List’

[Focac] Revitalisation of the once-thriving Tanzania-Zambia Railway line (TAZARA) is of utmost priority to the government of Tanzania given the fact that despite its huge potential, the railroad has been underperforming due to a number of reasons.