• African Mobilities Observatory - AMO Identified Startups and Contacts.xlsx

    Identified Startups and their Contacts. Available for Movin'On Startup Challenge selection   Résumé en français des startups identifiées et leurs contacts. Disponible pour la sél...
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  • Movin’On Startup Challenge 2019

    L’édition 2019 du Sommet mondial de la mobilité durable (Movin’On Summit) aura lieu du 04 au 06 juin 2019 à Montréal (Canada). A cette occasion, Michelin, partenaire de l’...
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  • Rwanda and Alibaba set up Africa's first e-trade hub, eWTP

    Rwanda is the first African country to set up an Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP).   The government of Rwanda and Alibaba signed three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the Rwandan economy by ...
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  • UPDATE: Kenya gets Sh5bn from EU for Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit

    The $92.6 million USD - (Ksh 9.6 billion) Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project got a major boost on 31st of October 2018 after the European Union (EU) committed over $49.2 million USD (Ksh 5 billion) in grant towar...
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  • South Africa's USD $75m train factory an economic empowerment

    South Africa has officially launched a US $75 million train manufacturing factory at the Dunnottar Park in Nigel, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng province of the country. African Mobilities Observatory – AMO/OMA has learnt ...
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  • Ampersand is carrying out e-mobility trials in Rwanda: Projected to be ready by late 2019

    The problem Motorcycle taxis are an indispensable mode of transport in East Africa. In Rwanda, more than half of all vehicles on the road at any moment are motorbike taxis. But these motorbikes are not cheap, the fuel...
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  • Ugandan-Made Electric Buses to hit the road come March, 2019: Kiira Motors Cooperation (KMC) announces

    On the 9th of October, 2018, the management of Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) announced that its electric buses named Kayola will begin operations on Ugandan roads in March 2019. Africa Mobilities Observatory – ...
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  • Tanzania - Mozambique ongoing linking road construction to tighten Trade Relations

    As African Mobilities Observatory - AMO, we have learnt Africa is striving to be included with the developed continents due to its poor transportation links. This is due to the fact that most of the 54 nations on the ...
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  • Malawi Humanitarian Drone Test Corridor: The first of a kind in Africa

    What is the Malawi humanitarian drone test corridor? The Humanitarian Drone Testing Corridor in Malawi is an exciting innovation that UNICEF is pioneering in partnership with the Government of Malawi. In December 2016...
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  • La 2ème Table ronde  de l’OMA « Quelles évolutions pour un transport durable des marchandises en Afrique ? »

    Vue d’ensemble de l’activité @OMA L’Observatoire des Mobilités Africaines (OMA) qui s’est assigné pour mission d’étudier l’avenir de la mobilité s...
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  • Kenya Ports Authority starts ferrying cargo on double-stacked trains through the new Standard Gauge Railway Bridge

    As we ended the month of September, 2018, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) started ferrying cargo on double-stacked trains from the Port of Mombasa to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Nairobi.   Double-stack rail t...
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  • $8.8m Trade Logistics Hub in Gulu to Lift Uganda’s Logistics Inefficiencies by 2020

    A World Bank funded report by Matt Mac Donald, 2016 states that, imports of transport and logistics services make up 55% of Uganda’s total service imports while Uganda’s transport and logistics exports are...
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  • 2018 China-Africa summit: Uganda, China Sign three Multi-Million Dollar Deals

    China is willing to work with Africa to dovetail its Belt and Road Initiative with the Agenda 2063 of the African Union, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, as well as the development st...
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  • 2018 China-Africa summit: Kenya yields big with Chinese private investors for public partnership

    President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to Beijing for the 2018 China-Africa summit scored big wins for Kenya with Chinese private investors lining up for public private partnership deals worth billions of Shillings. ...
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  • Uganda: Express highways to rectify possible breakdown in transport reliability along the Northern Corridor.

    Uganda has an estimated population of 40 million and one of the highest global population growth rates averaging 3.4% per annum in the last decade against a 1.2% global average. The fact is that this growth is expecte...
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  • Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Blue Line system to be operated by Alstom of France by 2022

    Early August, 2018, Lagos State Government and Alstom SA of France sealed a deal towards the commencement of passengers’ operation of Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Blue Line system by 2022. The state governm...
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  • Les pays de la CEDEAO veulent harmoniser les normes d'émissions de carburant et de véhicules importés

    La Communauté économique des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) a tenu sa première réunion régionale en vue d'établir des normes d'émissions de carburant et de...
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  • LAPSSET corridor program for a seamless connected Africa.

    Demand for port services in East Africa is on the rise and is expected to outstrip capacity in Kenya by 2022. LAPSSET is one of the flagship projects identified by Kenyan government in Vision 2030 which is the nationa...
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  • La Chine monopolise les transports en Afrique à travers une frénésie de projets (Routes, trains, ports)

    Développer les transports en Afrique est plus que jamais une priorité pour l'Empire du Milieu. Si la Chine a décidé de tisser sa toile ferroviaire, routière, portuaire en Afrique, de...
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  • JCDecaux  se  positionne en accord avec la SOTRA pour  un programme  d’abribus publicitaire en Côte d’Ivoire

    JCDecaux SA, world leader in outdoor advertising, announced on July 23, 2018 the signing by its subsidiary Côte d'Ivoire, jointly held with the Bolloré Group, of a 20-year contract with SOTRA, Socié...
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