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AHIF, AviaDev and WTA Africa are all happening at the same time, in the same place

For the first time, Rwanda will welcome the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 to take place alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa

13 hours ago

Olakira founder and former Shell SA managing director Tanya Kabalin.
Regional SAPICS conferences to focus on supply chain management

SAPICS, a knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting its regional conferences in Sandton, Durban and Somerset West

13 hours ago

New truckers association launched
New truckers association launched

A new truckers association, the Emerging Truckers Association of South Africa (TASA), founded by women who are active role players in the transport and logistics business sector, was officially launched in Sandton

14 hours ago

Transporting hazardous goods
Transporting hazardous goods

Next month will see the Chemical and Allied Industries' Association train auditors to evaluate the quality, safety, and environmental performance of hauliers and logistics service providers

16 hours ago

#NewCampaign: Ever considered ditching your keys?
#NewCampaign: Ever considered ditching your keys?

Uber recently launched a campaign called ‘Ditch Your Keys' to encourage car owners to switch to Uber and use their time spent traveling more efficiently

By Jessica Tennant 17 hours ago

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security

19 hours ago

VW Group supplies Western Cape government with 350 vehicles
VW Group supplies Western Cape government with 350 vehicles

The Volkswagen Group of South Africa has supplied the Western Cape government with 350 Polo Vivo Sedans

1 day ago

New Man Lion's City bus unveiled
New Man Lion's City bus unveiled

The new Man Lion's City is a completely re-designed city bus which is set to be introduced to a selected group of people in March 2018 during its launch

1 day ago

Pick n Pay ups Gauteng service with dedicated online distribution centre
Pick n Pay ups Gauteng service with dedicated online distribution centre

Pick n Pay has launched a dedicated online distribution centre in Gauteng, which is expected to significantly improve service to online shoppers in the province

2 days ago

Lagos ports resume 24-hour operations
Lagos ports resume 24-hour operations

To comply with the presidential directive on the resumption of 24-hour port operations in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has commenced a 24-hour turnaround time

By Yusuf Babalola 2 days ago

BA introduces refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos
BA introduces refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos

British Airways is increasing its passenger capacity to Nigeria through its refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos from September

2 days ago

Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-out
Gigaba to sell off assets to fund SAA bail-out

The government is identifying state assets it can sell to offset its recent R2.2bn bail-out for South African Airways (SAA) and so ensure the cash injection has no effect on the 2017-18 budget

2 days ago

Free transport for elderly, disabled on Kenya election day
Free transport for elderly, disabled on Kenya election day

The Matatu Owners Association (MOA) will offer free transport to the elderly and the disabled on Kenya's election day on 8 August 2017 to ensure they participate in the polls

By Collins Omulo 21 Jul 2017

Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products
Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week

By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking
IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

"Arriving without a bag is a very frustrating experience for our customers. Over the last decade, we have reduced mishandled baggage by 54% with improved processes. The next step is to realise the full benefits of baggage tracking"

21 Jul 2017

C1 truck drivers also need specialised training
C1 truck drivers also need specialised training

Little attention is given to C1 category vehicles or ‘Sprinters' and the skills required to safely transport loads in them. To this effect, Masterdrive is now offering specialised training for medium commercial vehicle drivers

21 Jul 2017

Easyjet wins AOC in Austria, upgrades outlook
Easyjet wins AOC in Austria, upgrades outlook

LONDON, UK: Easyjet has secured an air operator's certificate in Austria that will enable it to keep flying across the EU after Brexit

20 Jul 2017

FTA releases updated Drivers' Handbook for truck drivers
FTA releases updated Drivers' Handbook for truck drivers

Freight Transport Association has published a fully updated version of its Drivers' Handbook, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Trucks, containing key compliance information which must be provided to all drivers

20 Jul 2017

Successful test flight for jet-powered UAV 'SAGITTA'
Successful test flight for jet-powered UAV 'SAGITTA'

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully tested a new type of aircraft that will aid the development of future unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for series production

19 Jul 2017

Emirates, Flydubai collaborate to accelerate growth
Emirates, Flydubai collaborate to accelerate growth

Emirates and Flydubai have joined forces to leverage each other's network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth

19 Jul 2017

Is public transport the answer for you?
Is public transport the answer for you?

With a variety of public transport options, finding the one that best suits you might be tricky. Finding the safest and most reliable way to work is important

By Melissa Cohen 18 Jul 2017

Kale invests in 'Centre of Innovation in IT for Air Cargo'
Kale invests in 'Centre of Innovation in IT for Air Cargo'

The second Clear View - A Kale Thought Leadership Summit for air cargo saw the announcement of a centre of innovation to ground groom the air cargo industry in adopting information technology

18 Jul 2017

Johannesburg Boat & Water Show back in September
Johannesburg Boat & Water Show back in September

This year's Johannesburg Boat & Water Show will be hosted at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 1-3 September 2017

18 Jul 2017

Etihad adds year-round flights to Egypt, Nigeria
Etihad adds year-round flights to Egypt, Nigeria

Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights to Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates

17 Jul 2017

Arup COG analysis plots optimised container locations
Arup COG analysis plots optimised container locations

Transport makes up 57% of South Africa's logistics costs, while the global average is 40%. Part of the reason for this is the long distances between Durban and Johannesburg; and Cape Town and Johannesburg

17 Jul 2017

Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehicles
Germaine Auto Centre to service Uber Nigeria vehicles

Uber on Friday sealed pact with Germaine Auto Centre - a Nigerian based auto service and maintenance company - to provide maintenance services to its driver partners

By Abdullateef Aliyu 17 Jul 2017

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Expanded engagement for Caterpillar: Boosting sales and alleviating poverty

A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years

14 Jul 2017

Air Seychelles introduces state-of-the-art passenger handling technology at home airport
Air Seychelles speeds up passenger processing with new state-of-the-art technology

The airline - which provides ground-handling services to airlines operating from Seychelles International Airport - is currently upgrading its technology to ensure a smooth travel experience every step of the way

14 Jul 2017

Kapico, Federal-Mogul Motorparts conduct trial on taxi brake pads
Kapico, Federal-Mogul Motorparts conduct trial on taxi brake pads

Kapico South Africa, in partnership with Federal-Mogul Motorparts, has launched a test promotion for Ferodo taxi brake pads and discs

14 Jul 2017

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