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Roadworks underway around Cornubia development, Umhlanga

Construction on the Cornubia residential and commercial development adjacent to Umhlanga Ridge is underway...

21 hours ago

New research vessel explores oceans for the sake of better marine resources management

"This new vessel allows us to improve research and activities where marine observations are extremely limited, and better understand the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems and our oceans."

1 day ago

Port of Cape Town undergoes R15m maintenance dredging

A R15m maintenance dredging campaign by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)'s Dredging Services division will see the restoration of the design depths inside Duncan dock at the Port of Cape Town...

1 day ago

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...

2 days ago

Emirates introduces complimentary electronic device handling service for US flights

Emirates passengers travelling to the US via Dubai will be able to utilise their laptops and tablet devices on the first part of their journeys as well as during transit in Dubai after which they must declare and hand over their devices...

1 day ago

SAA will soon have a new CEO, says Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan expects to finalise the process of appointing a new CEO for SAA by the end of the month...

By Linda Ensor 24 Mar 2017

SA e-courier startup Pargo raises $1.2m

South African e-courier startup Pargo has closed a R15 million ($1.2 million) funding round led by SAAD Investment Holdings...

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: 23 March 2017 saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices...

By Ilse van den Berg 24 Mar 2017

R60m R300/Bottelary road interchange opens

The City of Cape Town has partnered with the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works and SANRAL to deliver major interchanges...

23 Mar 2017

Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight...

23 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Building a new brand in SA

I often wonder how I managed before Uber came waltzing into my life, solving the parking issue I so often have when in town, simplifying short distance travel and even pickups from the airport. But what about longer distances?

By Ilse van den Berg 23 Mar 2017

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies...

23 Mar 2017

The world's most valuable logistics brands for 2017

Valuation and strategy consultancy, Brand Finance, has revealed the most valuable logistics brands for 2017...

23 Mar 2017

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

23 Mar 2017

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa...

22 Mar 2017

Uber president leaves after six months

Ridesharing giant, Uber, took another hit with the departure of its president, Jeff Jones, after just six months, US media reported Sunday...

21 Mar 2017

Row over R18m damage to ship in Cape dry dock

A 2400-TON ship is at the centre of a row over R18-million damage it sustained in an embarrassing dry dock blunder at the Cape Town harbour...

21 Mar 2017

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

Prasa pay hike twist

There was nothing wrong with axed Prasa boss Collins Letsoalo's 350% salary hike, awarded because he could not be paid less than those who reported to him, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says...

By Sipho Mabena and Thanduxolo Jika 17 Mar 2017

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