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New professional driver service launches in Nigeria

Drivers NG recently launched in Nigeria to make the job of selecting and hiring professional drivers easier for individuals and businesses in the country

1 day ago

Two very different responses to Uber - Kenya and South Africa

Entry of the ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits

By Thando Vilakazi and Shingie Chisoro Dube 1 day ago

Nigerian airline lays off two-thirds of staff

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

20 Mar 2017

Lagos to host MMWA West Africa Expo

The Multimodal West Africa 2017 (MMWA) exhibition and conference will take place from 14-16 March 2017 at the Landmark Event Centre on Victoria Island, Lagos

10 Mar 2017

Massive growth predicted for cross-border e-commerce in sub-Saharan Africa

Cross-border online retail volumes are predicted to increase at an annual average rate of 25%

28 Feb 2017

Air Cargo Africa panel discusses continent's e-commerce potential

On the first day of the fourth edition of the biennial trade fair, ACA 2017, organised by STAT Media Group at the Emperors Palace last week, Air Cargo Africa 2017

27 Feb 2017

Imperial secures majority stake in Kenya-based logistics group

Transport and logistics group, Imperial, has secured a 70% stake in Kenya-based logistics group in a R470m deal that bolsters its growth strategy on the continent

By Andries Mahlangu 17 Feb 2017

Africa pays for fragmented cities, study finds

In a city such as London, commuters who travel for an hour to get to work pass 2.5-million jobs on the way

By Hilary Joffe 16 Feb 2017

Turkish Airlines now flies directly between Antalya and Algeria

Turkish Airlines has added an Antalya-Algeria-Antalya route to its flight network during this year's summer season in Europe

14 Feb 2017

The future of out-of-home is here, with Uber (of course)

Uber and Hubble (previously known as Taxi Media Group) have partnered to offer riders interactive entertainment during their trips

6 Feb 2017

AIIM acquires 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

AIIM has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

3 Feb 2017

New African railways ride on Chinese loans

Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea

By Salem Solomon 27 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks

16 Jan 2017

Maritime kidnappings surge in 2016

Maritime kidnappings have escalated to a 10-year high according to the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau's annual piracy report

11 Jan 2017

Overland freight costs strangle trade with neighbours, study shows

It is cheaper for SA to import animal feedstock or sugar from Brazil than from Zambia because of the excessive costs of overland cross-border freight, according to a new research paper

By Karl Gernetzky 6 Jan 2017

Ethiopian Airlines announces new flights to link Africa and China

Ethiopian Airlines has concluded preparations for new flight links to Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province, three times weekly starting 3 June 2017

6 Jan 2017

Uganda lauded for liberalising airspace

Uganda has been commended for implementing liberal aviation policies and has been asked to spearhead processes for other African countries

By Eronie Kamukama 21 Dec 2016

AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road network

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Mozambique government for the construction

20 Dec 2016

Delta celebrates a decade of flying to Africa

Delta Air Lines is celebrating a decade of flying to Africa, with its first flight having landed in Johannesburg on 5 December 2006

7 Dec 2016

Kenya's Mondo Ride launches motorcycle service

Online taxi hailing app Mondo Ride has launched a service that allows its customers to request for motorcycles

By Doreen Wainainah 5 Dec 2016

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