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Transnet Port Terminals completes major SMME programme in KZN

Transnet Port Terminals has completed its R2 million SMME programme with nine youth-owned rural co-operatives in KwaZulu-Natal

7 hours ago

FedEx introduces new cold shipping solution for healthcare industry in SA

FedEx Express has introduced a new temperature-controlled solution, FedEx Cold Shipping, in South Africa. This cold-shipping packaging is easy to use, reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly

8 hours ago

For Lufthansa's female pilots the sky is not the limit

Lufthansa female commercial pilot, Barbara Kuhlenkamp shares her experience of being a female pilot in a male-dominated field

1 day ago

Taxi-hailing firm Little launches own virtual wallet

Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing platform Little has unveiled an electronic wallet to encourage riders using their taxis to pay for trips online

By Annie Njanja 1 day ago

Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market

By Miguel Damião Gago 2 days ago

N2 project to make travelling easier

The N2 Wild Coast project will improve mobility and connectivity between provinces and towns, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi

2 days ago

Airlines spend N50bn annually on aircraft maintenance overseas

The low value of the naira has increased the cost of overseas aircraft maintenance to over N50bn annually, Nigerian airline operators have said

By Chinedu Eze 2 days ago

Bright future awaits Tanga Port ahead of oil pipeline

Tanga Port looks forward to a bright future, projecting to serve over five times the current consignment as a result of the planned implementation of various construction projects

By Bernard Lugongo 2 days ago

#FreshConnections: The realities of trading in Africa

It's often agreed that the trickiest part of the supply chain is not the sourcing, but getting the product to the consumer

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2017

Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions

18 Aug 2017

Nairobi sees 22% boost in domestic air travel capacity

Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost

By Josephine Wawira 18 Aug 2017

Regent Highway Heroes Video Series - Episode 5: Wellness

What makes a hero? “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

Issued by Regent 18 Aug 2017

SAA's procurement policy illegal - lawyers

SAA's procurement policy, which sets aside 30% to small businesses, is illegal and will expose the airline to legal action by suppliers according to a legal opinion obtained by the national carrier

By Xolisa Phillip 17 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's Empty Trips revolutionises logistics

The Empty Trips platform connects those with spare capacity on their vehicles (truck, boat or plane) with those who require goods transported in Africa. I chatted to founder, Benji Coetzee, to find out how her brainchild

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Aug 2017

CCBSA's innovative route to market creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa have realised the benefits of utilising informal markets as an alternative distribution channel and it has seen an impressive growth of female-led LDP's across the business

17 Aug 2017

Africa's travel market experiencing healthy growth, Lagos falls short

According to an analysis conducted by ForwardKeys, Lagos has seen a substantial decline in both its domestic and international capacity

16 Aug 2017

AVI Afrique 2017 Awards launched

Contestants from all over South Africa can enter the AVI Afrique 2017 Awards and stand a chance to be crowned for their innovative excellence in the aviation sector

16 Aug 2017

Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology

By Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017

Air Berlin files for insolvency but keeps flying

Germany's Air Berlin announced that it had filed for insolvency after its main shareholder Etihad Airways said it would not plough any more cash into the troubled carrier

By Michelle Fitzpatrick 16 Aug 2017

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Lion reborn for next generation of urban passenger transport

Until now, the next generation of MAN Lion's City bus has been kept well hidden during testing, but now the veil is gradually being lifted to reveal a completely redesigned city bus, which still displays the genes of previous MAN buses.

11 Aug 2017

Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study

A study conducted by Brandseye on behalf of the Aerospace division of the Toulouse MBA programme found that Qatar Airways is the leading Middle East airline according to consumer sentiment on social media. The study, with the aim to understand global public sentiment towards the leading airlines in the region and the factors driving it, analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) - with over half a million online mentions in both English and Arabic captured between March and May 2017.

4 Aug 2017

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