A new report from FAO indicates that harnessing the vast but informal cross-border trade in Africa can contribute to improving livelihoods
I recently had a very inspiring conversation with Marcela Guerrero Casas, co-founder and MD of Open Streets Cape Town about the power of streets and its ability to bridge social and spatial divides
Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago
Tanzania is struggling to find financiers for its proposed $1.2bn standard gauge railway as leaders continue to raise questions about the viability of the project
Erick Kabendera 25 May 2017
From increased visitor numbers, to more media and even greater attendance by trade specialists, World Travel Market Africa 2017 closed with praise from both local and international travel professionals
Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria
Jaco Maritz 21 Apr 2017
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.
Intermodal Africa, described as the continent's biggest annual container ports and terminal operations exhibition and conference, kicks off today, 18 April 2017 in Cape Town
Technical University of Kenya (TUK) has landed high-tech aviation training devices in a joint initiative by Kenya Airways, General Electric, and Boeing
With the aim to better connect African customers with the airline and encourage them to become frequent fliers, fastjet has launched a new, strategic 'Taking you Places' campaign
Ethiopian Cargo has launched two new cargo routes to Europe: Milan, Italy and Zaragoza, Spain
With just three weeks until the opening of an even bigger and better WTM Africa, there's been a significant increase in both buyers set to attend the show, as well as pre-registered visitors
The launch of Ethiopian Airlines' new route into Victoria Falls has been hailed “a significant catalyst for tourism growth in Zimbabwe and across the region.”
Drivers NG recently launched in Nigeria to make the job of selecting and hiring professional drivers easier for individuals and businesses in the country
Entry of the ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits
Thando Vilakazi and Shingie Chisoro Dube 27 Mar 2017
LAGOS, Nigeria: Nigeria's second largest airline Aero Contractors has laid off two-thirds of its workforce to save costs and prevent it from going under
Etihad Airways has been announced as the official airline partner of the 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games. The announcement, attended by Special Olympic athletes from the UAE and Etihad Airways Emirati cadet pilots, was marked by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by His Excellency Mohamad Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Etihad Aviation Group board, and His Excellency Mohamad Abdulla Al Junaibi, Chairman of the Higher Committee of the Special Olympics World Summer Games.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: New defense and commercial agreements will reportedly strengthen Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia, create or sustain thousands of jobs in both the United States and Saudi Arabia, and enhance national security in the region.
As Etihad Airways marks the 10th anniversary of flying to Sydney, its first Australian destination, it has announced that all 14 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective 29 October. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service.
ROME, Italy: Shareholders in Alitalia voted unanimously Tuesday to place the company into "extraordinary administration" as efforts continue to find a buyer and stave off liquidation for the troubled airline.