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Harnessing informal trade can boost African livelihoods
Harnessing informal trade can boost African livelihoods

A new report from FAO indicates that harnessing the vast but informal cross-border trade in Africa can contribute to improving livelihoods

14 hours ago

UMBILO tug launched in Durban
UMBILO tug launched in Durban

The port of Durban will soon take delivery of its first new tug (named UMBILO) - the sixth of nine new vessels to roll off the production line in the port city of Durban, on time and within budget

16 hours ago

Temba Driver License and Testing Centre open to public
Temba Driver License and Testing Centre open to public

The Temba Driver License and Testing Centre (DLTC) has been officially opened to members of the public

17 hours ago

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City of CT, Stellenbosch University sign MoA for urban renewal in Bellville

The City of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the mixed development of the Bellville Park University property located along the N1 freeway

20 hours ago

Speed governors just one step in the right direction
Speed governors just one step in the right direction

Of the estimated 12 deaths a day on South African roads, 25% can be attributed to minibuses, midi-buses, buses and goods vehicles which weigh over 3,500kg

20 hours ago

His Excellency Mohamad Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Etihad Aviation Group board (left) and His Excellency Mohamad Abdulla Al Junaibi, Chairman of the Higher Committee of the Special Olympics World Summer Games
Etihad Airways chosen as official airline partner for 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games

Etihad Airways has been announced as the official airline partner of the 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games that will bring together more than 7,000 athletes from 170 nations

3 days ago

Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure
Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure

The Gauteng Provincial Government will over the next three years invest more than R44bn in infrastructure development, while provincial municipalities spend R94bn over the next five years

3 days ago

RwandAir launches flights to London
RwandAir launches flights to London

RwandAir will today, 26 May 2017, take off for the first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport in London

By Peterson Tumwebaze 3 days ago

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How streets can help bridge social and spatial divides

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

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

MAN launches new Lion's Explorer bus at SABOA
MAN launches new Lion's Explorer bus at SABOA

At this year's South African Bus Operators Association conference, MAN Truck & Bus is showcasing the next generation of Lion's Explorer bus bodywork

25 May 2017

Sanral pushes on with Wild Coast upgrades
Sanral pushes on with Wild Coast upgrades

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is to award R3.1bn in tenders for two megabridges in the Eastern Cape in the next two months

By Karl Gernetzky 25 May 2017

Boeing strengthens partnership with Saudi Arabia
Boeing strengthens partnership with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: New defense and commercial agreements will reportedly strengthen Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia

25 May 2017

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Tanzania in need of finance for standard gauge railway

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

By Erick Kabendera 25 May 2017

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme on the move
Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme on the move

Over a seven-month period, running from April to the end of October, the Engen Driver Wellness 2017 programme will reach 21 sites in five provinces

24 May 2017

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Mombasa-Nairobi SGR train to launch next week

A passenger train scheduled to operate on the standard gauge railway has the capacity to ferry 1,200 passengers per trip, according to Kenya Railways

By Mathias Ringa 24 May 2017

ICAO 2017 preliminary audit results - statement
ICAO 2017 preliminary audit results - statement

Minister of transport, Joe Maswanganyi made a statement at the announcement of the ICAO 2017 preliminary audit results, held at OR Tambo International Airport

23 May 2017

In-house driver monitoring service for safer roads
In-house driver monitoring service for safer roads

MiX ReportMyDriving is a new in-house driver monitoring service launched by MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions

22 May 2017

Commuters climbing on a Khayelitsha-bound train. Photo by Mandla Mnyakama
Cape Town's bursting trains

According to the TomTom traffic index, Cape Town is the most congested city in the country and 48th in the world, ahead of cities such as New York

By Mandla Mnyakama 22 May 2017

Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce
Robots, AI transforming future supply chain workforce

According to Kamendran Govender of Accenture Consulting, advances in automation are transforming the supply chain workforce of the future

19 May 2017

City of Cape Town receives international award
City of Cape Town receives international award

Last night, 17 May 2017 saw the City of Cape Town's Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) receive the International Public Transport Strategy Award

18 May 2017

A global EV taxi revolution
A global EV taxi revolution

The first step in a global electric taxi revolution was in 2013 when a taxi company in Japan went all in and converted its entire fleet of conventional taxis to zero-emission Nissan LEAFs

17 May 2017

Australia unveils massive shipbuilding plan
Australia unveils massive shipbuilding plan

SYDNEY, Australia: Australia revealed details of a massive shipbuilding strategy on Tuesday, its largest peacetime naval investment

17 May 2017

Gauteng growth dependent on quality of road infrastructure
Gauteng growth dependent on quality of road infrastructure

The successful delivery of mega housing projects and substantial investments in tourism as the engine room for growth in Gauteng will be largely dependent on the quality of the province's road infrastructure

By Chris Hlabisa 15 May 2017

Uber just an ordinary taxi firm: EU lawyer
Uber just an ordinary taxi firm: EU lawyer

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Ride-hailing app Uber may be a pioneer in its field but at heart it is just an ordinary taxi company and should be regulated as such, a top EU lawyer said Thursday

12 May 2017

Sava expands light truck tyre range
Sava expands light truck tyre range

Sava, one of the brands in Goodyear's product portfolio, has introduced Trenta 2, its latest model in the light truck tyre range

12 May 2017

TruckX ready for Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
TruckX ready for Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit is making its d├ębut as the new venue for this year's TruckX. The expo and conference offers an opportunity for test drives and covers issues affecting the trucking and fleet industries

11 May 2017

Ray Gammell
Ray Gammell appointed interim Etihad CEO

Etihad Airways has confirmed that James Hogan, current president and group CEO, will leave the company on 1 July 2017. The company has appointed Ray Gammell as interim group CEO

11 May 2017

New chief financial officer for SAA
New chief financial officer for SAA

Phumeza Nhantsi has been appointed as chief financial officer of South African Airways (SAA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2017

11 May 2017

Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel
Forward-thinking, flexible fleet managers will excel

Fleet managers have to stay upright while the entire foundation of the profession is shifting underneath their feet due to rapid technological advances

10 May 2017

TNPA, Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo to build liquid bulk terminal
TNPA, Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo to build liquid bulk terminal

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings to plan, fund, construct, maintain, and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura

10 May 2017

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