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bird TenX: 10 of Africa’s major ports in race for greater share of global trade

bird TenX: 10 of Africa’s major ports in race for greater share of global trade

THE opening of Nigeria’s 'game-changing' billion-dollar deepwater seaport in Lekki, in early 2023, together with other ongoing and upcoming projects around the continent reflects an increasingly competitive race for the top shipping hub slots in Africa. Currently, a host of other major multi-billion dollar investments geared towards improving existing infrastructure or putting up new ports are ongoing in countries including South Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Angola, Egypt and Senegal. Among the largest investments announced so far is the US$7 billion to upgrade to the South African Port of Durban in a facelift that will expand its container handling capacity from 2.9…
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