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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...

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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...

1 day ago

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

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

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

flydubai increases frequency to Tanzania with flights to Kilimanjaro

flydubai has announced that it will start flying to Kilimanjaro from 29 October 2017 with six flights a week, three of which are via a stop in Dar es Salaam...

19 Jun 2017

Nigerian rideshare app reports success

GoMyWay.com, the Nigerian rideshare app, reports that it has experienced a 150% increase in registered members and a 300% increase in the number of seats offered...

13 Jun 2017

Dar es Salaam Port savours double delight

With the transport sector still savouring the expected benefits of the announced scrapping of VAT on transit cargo, a move that is likely to increase volume of consignments at the Dar es Salaam Port, the harbour has received yet another shot in the arm...

By Mariam Said 13 Jun 2017

26 airlines fail to complete NCAA certification process

No fewer than 26 airlines have discontinued the process for the acquisition of the air operator certificate (AOC) over stringent conditions set by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), it has been revealed...

By Abdullateef Aliyu 13 Jun 2017

A day in the life of a smart city commuter - and why it's not so far from reality

The alarm on your smartphone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning. Parts of the city are closed off, so congestion is expected to be worse than usual. You'll need to catch an earlier bus...

By Marcin Budka 12 Jun 2017

Tanzania receives $51m for Tabora road construction

Tanzania has received $51m (over 110bn/-) financial boost from Kuwait for construction of the 85-kilometre Chaya-Nyahua road in Tabora region...

12 Jun 2017

‘African Airline of the Year' goes to Ethiopian Airlines

The African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year' Award for 2017 has been awarded to Ethiopian Airlines for the second year in a row...

9 Jun 2017

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

UIDC 2017 a platform to unlock solutions for smart cities in Africa

The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem...

7 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...

6 Jun 2017

African initiatives fall short of global aviation standards

While in Abuja recently, I read that Nigerian airline Med-View was on the list of carriers that had been banned from flying over European airspace...

By Dianna Games 6 Jun 2017

New flight management system to boost air safety - CAA

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said the transition from aeronautical information service to aeronautical information management will ensure that there is an enhancement of safety through reduction of human errors...

By Paul Adude 5 Jun 2017

Posta to test bus service for SGR train passengers

Posta will over the next one month run a pilot project to provide last-mile connections for standard gauge railway (SGR) passengers, the latest bid in the company's efforts to diversify its revenue sources.

By Muthoki Mumo 4 Jun 2017

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International

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

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

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.

26 May 2017

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