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Engineered for tough conditions in the commuter bus sector

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles has bolstered its commuter bus offering with the launch of its OF 1723 bus chassis.

By Mark Smyth 2 days ago

SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase
SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase

State-owned South African Airways (SAA) Group has set in motion its September announcement that it would rationalise the route networks of national carrier SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango.

By Neels Blom 2 days ago

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Hauling steadily into an electric era

Tesla boss Elon Musk had always promised to create an electric truck. The rest of the industry has been working on greener solutions for years with options ranging from Euro 6 diesel engines to hybrids, gas and even electric.

2 days ago

Taxify ride-hailing app launches in Tanzania
Taxify ride-hailing app launches in Tanzania

Ride-hailing app, Taxify, has launched its services in Dar es Salaam to give commuters more options in private urban transport.

3 days ago

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Aviation industry has 'sky high' potential to create new jobs

Aviation is a key part of the economic lifeblood of Africa. It supports 6.9 million jobs and $80bn in GDP. It carries people and goods across and outside the continent and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade, and aid.

By Alexandre de Juniac 3 days ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Dec 2017

Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers
Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers

The Lagos State Government has stated that the Apapa port was originally designed to receive imported goods and petroleum products and move them out by railway and pipelines, and not to receive articulated trucks and heavy-duty vehicles that transport these products and goods to different parts of the country.

By Ejiofor Alike 13 Dec 2017

57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach
57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers.

By Simon Campbell-Young 13 Dec 2017

Airbus CEO will not seek third term
Airbus CEO will not seek third term

PARIS, France: Tom Enders will not seek a third term as CEO of Airbus, the Le Figaro newspaper reported Tuesday, although the embattled aircraft manufacturer denied a decision had been made.

13 Dec 2017

Why African ports need to harness technology
Why African ports need to harness technology

Addressing the Tech TOC session at the African Terminal Operators' Conference (TOC Africa) in Durban, Lwandile Mabuza, senior operations manager for Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) Port of Durban's Point and Leisure Precinct, said African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry. These solutions should embrace technology while enhancing the skills and talent development within the port sector.

12 Dec 2017

DHL Supply Chain South Africa introduces central control tower
DHL Supply Chain South Africa introduces central control tower

DHL Supply Chain South Africa has introduced a central control tower which takes all the systems that provide information around orders, planning and execution, health and safety, driver behaviour, fleet management, electronic PODs, and pulls it into one system to manage it from a central location.

11 Dec 2017

Qatar Airways first airline in Africa, Middle East to achieve NDC Level 3 Certification
Qatar Airways first airline in Africa, Middle East to achieve NDC Level 3 Certification

Qatar Airways is the first airline in the Africa and Middle East region, and second globally, to achieve the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) NDC Level 3 Certification, demonstrating its use of the latest technological standards in providing information about airfares and other services to customers and to travel agents or another third party.

11 Dec 2017

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Cromet Molepo new acting group CEO of Prasa

Cromet Molepo has been appointed as the new acting group CEO (GCEO) of the Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) with immediate effect.

11 Dec 2017