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Connecting Africa: One Railway at a Time

  Yapı Merkezi is promising more railway projects in Africa’s future. The construction company is currently working on a project that will connect Ethiopia and Tanzania via railway.  The 3,910 km (2,430-mile) Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebya single-line railway...

New biorefinery in Zimbabwe

Budding entrepreneur Tawanda Chitiyo has created his company Tawanda Energy Ltd, to build a biorefinery in Zimbabwe, which will produce gas, electricity and diesel from human waste, at a cost of $10 million. A biorefinery is a waste to energy plant, similar to an oil...

$1.9 billion contract for firm Yapı Merkezi in Tanzania

Tanzanian state-run railway firm Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO) has awarded Turkish firm Yapı Merkezi a $1.9 billion contract for a mega project in Tanzania. The project is to build a high-speed railway to connect Dar es Salaam with Mwanza on Lake Victoria,...

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