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PARTNERSHIPS

Partnerships
Partnerships
OGEFREM

OGEFREM

Created by Presidential Ordinance in the DRC, Ishnana Investments for the managing and storing of Congolese freight from overseas coming via South African and Namibian Ports.

Transnet

TRANSNET

A South African Parastatal whose main objective is to re-capitalise the Railway Infrastructure connecting Africa.

Butisol

BUTISOL CAPITAL PARTNERS

A South African based Company with expertise in raising capital to match suitable projects.


Ishnana Investments

ISHNANA INVESTMENTS

A South African based Investment Company with the ability to link businesses, see potential projects and establish business relationships in Africa and overseas.



OGEFREM issued a Special Mandate dated 30 June 2016 commissioning Butisol Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd to engage Transnet and financial institutions regarding the development of the Kasumbalesa Dry Port

• A Letter of Appointment written by OGEFREM dated 26 August 2016 commissioned Ishnana to perform the following tasks:
(i) Secure dedicated spaces within RSA ports for management of the Congolese freight
(ii) Develop a management system for freight from and to the DRC transiting through RSA ports
(iii) Enforce relevant legislations pertaining to the transportation of Congolese freight
(iv) Mobilize financial resources fort the development of the Kasumbalesa Dry Port Project.

• A Public Private Partnership Agreement was signed between OGEFREM and Ishnana on the 27th January 2017 in line with the appointment of 26 August 2016 (NB: it is noted that the agreement extended the scope of work to also include freight transiting through the Namibian ports)

NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP

Butisol Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd

 • CEO – Mr TS Mhlongo
 • Special Mandate (30/06/2016) – Development partnership for the development of Kasumbalesa Dry Port
 • Butisol is responsible for the physical implementation of the Kasambalesa Dry Port Project

Ishnana Investments (Pty) Ltd

• Managing Director – Mr TS Mhlongo
• Letter of Appointment (26/08/2016) – Mobilise financial resources for the development of Kasumbalesa Dry Port
• Ishnana is responsible for the Project Management aspects of the Kasambalesa Dry Port Project

LINKAGES

Ishnana 
• To undertake the storage and management of Congolese freight to and from the DRC transiting through RSA and Namibian Ports 
• To develop a management system for freight in transit
• Enforcement of Congolese legislation pertaining to the transportation of Congolese freight
• Project Management for the development of Kasumbalesa Dry Port

Butisol 
• Development of the Kasumbalesa Dry Port

PARTNERSHIP WITH TRANSNET

Ishnana Logistics and Transnet 
•  Joint storage and management of the Congolese Freight at Transnet facilities in Durban and Walvis Bay (TPT)
•  Joint storage and management of the Congolese Freight in Ndhola, Zambia (initial arrangement) [TPT]
•  Sharing of intellectual property to develop a management system for Congolese freight (TPT)
•  Transportation of Congolese freight to Ndhola initially and Kasumbalese upon completion of the Dry Port Project


Address

Physical:
149 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Postal:
P. O. Box 720
Howick
3209 

Contacts

Phone: +27 33 330 5906
Fax: +27 86 601 8336