Trans Kalahari Project still on hold

Molefhi
Molefhi

Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Nonofo Molefhi says the commencement of the Trans Kalahari Railway (TKR) project is on hold pending sourcing of funds.

The 1447-kilometre railway line will link Botswana’s Mmamabula coalfields with the Walvis Bay Port in Namibia.

Briefing Parliament on Tuesday, Molefhi said he was uncertain when work on the project would start, as they had not found private investors to assist them spearhead the development, adding that the project was too costly for both governments. 

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