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Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017...

Issued by Topco Media 5 hours ago

Ugandan traders turn to Dar es Salaam port

With about six weeks left for Kenyans to go to the polls, the private sector in neighbouring states are now beginning to look at the Dar es Salaam port as an alternative route to import and export goods...

10 hours ago

Petrol price could drop significantly in July

NEWSWATCH: The month of July will reportedly see a significant drop in fuel prices with independent economist Dawie Roodt expecting the price of petrol to decline by between 60 and 64 cents a litre...

6 hours ago

Market distribution network to informal retail reaches 60,000 spaza shops

More than 20% of consumer spend sits in informal retail channels, an opportunity largely unnoticed by brands due to the complex landscape, wide spatial distribution...

1 day ago

Imperial Sasfin Logistics wins Nando's contract

Imperial Sasfin Logistics has been awarded a 4PL (fourth party logistics services) contract to supply Nando's bastings, sauces, spices, marinades and packaging to Nando's restaurants...

23 Jun 2017

Serco moves into Port Elizabeth

Serco has officially opened a Port Elizabeth branch with offices and a workshop situated at 9 Aldo Park in Greenbushes...

23 Jun 2017

Boeing forecasts need for 41,030 new aeroplanes in next 20 years

Boeing has raised its forecast for new aeroplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new aeroplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion... [video]

23 Jun 2017

Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American Airlines

NEW YORK, US: Qatar Airways has notified American Airlines that it wants to buy about a 10% stake in the US carrier, which confirmed the move on Thursday in a securities filing...

23 Jun 2017

10 benefits of using drones for business

With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11bn and $13bn by 2020, organisations across all verticals stand to gain by harnessing the new capabilities...

22 Jun 2017

2017 motor dealer labour rate report

Lightstone Consumer has conducted an independent study among the dealerships of all major automotive manufacturers in South Africa to determine the current labour rates charged at dealership level...

22 Jun 2017

Qantas reveals names for its Dreamliner fleet

Qantas has revealed the names for its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of the aircraft...

22 Jun 2017

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of aerial unmanned vehicles (AUVs)...

22 Jun 2017

Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title

Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France...

21 Jun 2017

Training and testing commercial drivers is crucial

Transport and logistics companies often find themselves coming under fire when their drivers are involved in reckless driving incidents - particularly when substance abuse is involved...

By Rhys Evans 21 Jun 2017

Boeing takes on Airbus with new jet

Boeing announced on Monday what it claims will be the most efficient jet yet in the highly competitive civil aviation market as it tries to claw back market share from rival Airbus...

21 Jun 2017

Eastern Cape auto industry enters new era

The decision by Japanese auto assembler Isuzu to buy the General Motors assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and invest in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro is part of a trend...

By Dr Ayanda Vilakazi 20 Jun 2017

PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid

The cargo on board a ship arrested in the Port Elizabeth harbour will remain in South Africa pending further legal action to determine its rightful ownership...

20 Jun 2017

High-tech diamond mining vessel starts operations

Debmarine's newest diamond mining vessel, SS Nujoma, has started operations after being commissioned in Walvis Bay last week...

20 Jun 2017

Museveni launches water transport for fuel on Lake Victoria

In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by president Museveni last week becomes a reality...

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona 20 Jun 2017

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Africa collaborates to develop maritime economy

At the recent Nor-shipping Conference in Oslo, Norway SAMSA used the opportunity to showcase the vast potential that lies within South Africa's fast-growing oceans economy.

9 Jun 2017

Struggling Air Berlin eyes Lufthansa as possible partner

BERLIN, Germany: Ailing German airline Air Berlin said on Wednesday that it was open to working with Lufthansa, as it struggled to stem heavy losses.

8 Jun 2017

Egypt to suspend air links with Qatar from today

Egypt said it will suspend air links with Qatar from Tuesday, 6 June 2017, after it and other Arab states cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf emirate and accused it of supporting extremism.

6 Jun 2017

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. 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.

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