African Business: Railway confusion in East Africa as Dar es Salaam-Kigali rail lines secure funding

According to information received from Dar es Salaam has the Tanzanian government signed a comprehensive financing deal with China’s EXIM Bank, securing the necessary funds to commence construction of this new Central Corridor mega rail project. Once complete will the new Standard Gauge (SGR) line link the port of Dar es Salaam with Kigali, though there are also plans afoot […]

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Does Uganda have the most Expensive Visa in East Africa?

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By Renn Offor On the 20th February 2014, in Uganda, the presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda officially launched the new common tourist visa. The three countries combined in that region attract more than 4million visitors each year, and the single tourist visa was to be a major milestone in the development of a common tourism promotion strategy, which will […]

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