Integration driving boom

February 2012
African Business;Feb2012, Issue 383, p62
The article reports on the boom in construction projects in East Africa following the strong economic growth. It is stated that many projects, with road, rail and port development are being driven with the ongoing process of regional integration. The construction of another west to east railway that would run 880km from Kampala to Musoma, Arusha has been proposed by Tanzania and Uganda.


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