Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.
A ship carrying 3,500 head of cattle, goats and sheep will leave the country on Tuesday (10 September) for the island paradise of Mauritius - and the slaughterhouse - despite an outcry over "inhumane" livestock exports.
Africa's agricultural‚ mining and energy resources could be better used to boost the continent's pace of economic growth and pave the way for a breakthrough in human development‚ according to a report released on Monday (27 May).
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa will ride out the bumpy global recovery in the next few years to post growth rates not seen outside Asia, the IMF said in its latest economic forecasts Tuesday (16 April).
African countries must integrate their economies in order to support a new wave of industrial development across the continent‚ Department of Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said Tuesday (26 March).
Transnet Freight Rail hopes to finalise an agreement next month on rail co-operation between South Africa‚ Zambia‚ Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo‚ allowing the copper-rich countries to increase exports through Durban.