Transport key to continental integration, says minister Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga talks about intercontinental integration

Intercontinental integration is not feasible without transport playing a critical and strategic role in ensuring that African countries are linked through roads, railway lines, shipping routes and air transport connections, says Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga. Speaking at the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency Indaba, in Pretoria, on Wednesday, the Minister highlighted regional economic integration as an “essential mechanism” when it comes to connecting Africans at an economic, social and cultural level.