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South Africa needs to revamp its new public transport system

Over the past eight years, the South African government has spent more than R130bn on public transport projects in the country's main cities...

By Christo Venter and Gary Hayes 19 hours ago

MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event

As October celebrates Transport Month as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces to host a complimentary event in Johannesburg...

3 days ago

Engineers could learn a lot from dance when designing urban transport

There is little more important for the sustainability of cities than the ways we move around them...

By John Bingham-Hall 3 days ago

Nairobi smart traffic control system to go live in two years

Nairobi's proposed smart traffic control system will go live in just over two years, officials said of the plan that seeks to ease congestion on key city roads at an estimated cost of Sh1.88 billion...

By Constant Munda 19 Oct 2017

Tasa Conference supports emerging road freight transporters

At the inaugural Truckers Association of South Africa (Tasa) National Conference, emerging road freight transporters from all over the country came together...

18 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose...

By Alan Knott-Craig 18 Oct 2017

AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license

By submitting their vehicle and license details, AA members can avoid fines for lapsed vehicle licences and penalties for late renewals...

18 Oct 2017

Kenya's Lori Systems wins TechCrunch Battlefield Africa

Kenyan startup Lori Systems has been crowned the winner of the inaugural TechCrunch Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, winning $25,000 in equity-free funding...

By Tom Jackson 17 Oct 2017

Seminar on road tunnels in low and medium income countries

The bi-annual seminar on ‘road tunnels in low and medium income countries' co-hosted by Sanral and PIARC will take place from 18-20 October 2017...

17 Oct 2017

#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers

In support of Transport Month, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering free driver training to 200 Mercedes-Benz truck drivers...

17 Oct 2017

N2 upgrade near Grahamstown making progress

Sanral has announced that its six to seven-year project of upgrading the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass is progressing well...

16 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

Transport Indaba's key focus on integrating trade, transport for Africa

As part of this year's Transport Month (OTM) campaign activities, the OR Tambo International Transport Indaba kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 11 October 2017 and will run until Friday, 13 October 2017...

12 Oct 2017

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Lyft gets $1bn from Google parent to rev up challenge to Uber

SAN FRANCISCO, US: US ridesharing giant Lyft has received a $1bn investment led by the venture arm of Google parent Alphabet, to help ramp up its challenge to market leader Uber.

14 hours ago

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.

5 Oct 2017

Walmart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire

NEW YORK, US: Walmart Stores announced Tuesday that it acquired New York delivery company Parcel as it girds to compete with Amazon and other supermarkets for home delivery of groceries.

4 Oct 2017

Elon Musk's BFR will fly from London to Cape Town in just 34 minutes

Elon Musk may be nuts, but a remarkable number of the South African-born businessman's ventures have been successful. This week at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia, he announced another “really special” proposal.

By Andy Walker 2 Oct 2017

Etihad Aviation Group appoints Tony Douglas as CEO

Tony Douglas has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Aviation Group, effective January 2018.

29 Sep 2017

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