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City of CT, Stellenbosch University sign MoA for urban renewal in Bellville

The City of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the mixed development of the Bellville Park University property located along the N1 freeway...

20 hours ago

Tanzania in need of finance for standard gauge railway

Tanzania is struggling to find financiers for its proposed $1.2bn standard gauge railway as leaders continue to raise questions about the viability of the project...

By Erick Kabendera 25 May 2017

Cape Town's bursting trains

According to the TomTom traffic index, Cape Town is the most congested city in the country and 48th in the world, ahead of cities such as New York...

By Mandla Mnyakama 22 May 2017

A global EV taxi revolution

The first step in a global electric taxi revolution was in 2013 when a taxi company in Japan went all in and converted its entire fleet of conventional taxis to zero-emission Nissan LEAFs...

17 May 2017

Point A to B: Do I have public transport available?

South Africa desperately needs more viable, safe and sustainable public transport. Millions of commuters make use of public transport on a daily basis, of which the majority are dependent on minibus taxis...

Issued by AfriGIS 15 May 2017

Uber just an ordinary taxi firm: EU lawyer

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Ride-hailing app Uber may be a pioneer in its field but at heart it is just an ordinary taxi company and should be regulated as such, a top EU lawyer said Thursday...

12 May 2017

WhereIsMyTransport named NewCities Global Urban Innovator

South African startup, WhereIsMyTransport, has been selected as one of NewCities' eight Global Urban Innovators...

8 May 2017

Carpool Wednesdays encourages people to share rides

Local carpooling app company, uGoMyWay launch Carpool Wednesdays to help South African motorists save money and time...

5 May 2017

Cape Town to get five new MyCiTi corridor routes

NEWSWATCH: The green light has been given to start the rollout of five new MyCiTi corridor routes across the city of Cape Town...

By Ilse van den Berg 4 May 2017

Ridesharing easing traffic congestion in Cape Town

If you've ever found yourself behind a steering wheel during peak times, you'll probably agree that urban mobility requires drastic change across our country...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 May 2017

Uber sets 'Uber Elevate' launch for 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Uber wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020...

27 Apr 2017

Next CX to explore transit oriented development

For the next CCDI Creative Exchange on 4 May 2017, the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) and Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) Street Minds have joined forces...

26 Apr 2017

Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation

How to unleash the potential of Africa 4.0 and the potential of emerging technologies to benefit the continent, through innovation and co-creation...

By Saidah Nash Carter 24 Apr 2017

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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.

3 days ago

RwandAir launches flights to London

RwandAir will today, 26 May 2017, take off for the first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport in London.

By Peterson Tumwebaze 3 days ago

Boeing strengthens partnership with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: New defense and commercial agreements will reportedly strengthen Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia, create or sustain thousands of jobs in both the United States and Saudi Arabia, and enhance national security in the region.

25 May 2017

Etihad Airways goes all-A380 on Abu Dhabi - Sydney route

As Etihad Airways marks the 10th anniversary of flying to Sydney, its first Australian destination, it has announced that all 14 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective 29 October. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service.

3 May 2017

Alitalia shareholders approve administration move

ROME, Italy: Shareholders in Alitalia voted unanimously Tuesday to place the company into "extraordinary administration" as efforts continue to find a buyer and stave off liquidation for the troubled airline.

3 May 2017

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