Railway wars � TKO for TKR in the First Round?

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‘In the world of strategic policy the Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama’s announcement in Gaborone of the South African government’s intention to spend Rand 40 billion to build a railroad just two weeks after Botswana and Namibia had signed a railroad agreement can only reasonably be seen as a purposeful and somewhat ham fisted attempt to TKO the TKR in the first round’, writes PROFESSOR ROMAN GRYNBERG


Towards the end of March it was all smiles at Walvis Bay amongst those attending the joint Namibia-Botswana signing ceremony of the bilateral agreement to build the Transkalahari Railway (TKR). The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Kitso Mokaila signed on behalf of Botswana and Namibia was represented by the Director General of National Planning Commission, Tom Alweendo.

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