Rail During Level 3 Lockdown

A media release on sanews.gov.za notes that – The Gauteng Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Roads and Transport says the opening of rail during level 3 lockdown could spell a public transport catastrophe. The committee said it is was not pleased with the measures presented by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s administrator, Bongisizwe Mpondo, on their readiness to receive …

Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$497.3 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -7.4% decrease since 2014 but a 17.8% uptick from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries equaled $19.347 trillion in 2018, rising 2.4% in value since 2014 and appreciating by 10.2% from 2017 to 2018. Africa’s exports represent an estimated 2.6% of total world …