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CT International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced Cape Town International Airport in South Africa as the overall winner of the Routes Africa edition of the awards...

21 Jul 2016

Augmented reality: more than just fun and games

The Pokemon Go augmented reality (AR) mobile game has taken the world by storm - even before its worldwide launch...

By Jason Ried 15 Jul 2016

Solar-powered aircraft touches down in Egypt

An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today...

13 Jul 2016

Sendy launches ride-hailing feature

Kenyan e-courier startup Sendy has announced it is to expand its services to include on-demand ride-hailing for passengers, with the new RIDE feature...

By Gabriella Mulligan 11 Jul 2016

Unlocking Africa's economic potential

There are fewer than fifty landlocked countries in the world but no less than ten form an interconnected chain...

By Aboubaker Omar Hadi 1 Jul 2016

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

24 Jun 2016

Uber now active in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam has become the 475th city to join Uber's network and the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa...

17 Jun 2016

Accra next to join Uber's African network

Ghana's economically vibrant hub, Accra has been named the next city to join Uber's growing African network. It will be the first city in Ghana to receive the service...

9 Jun 2016

Uber grows African network with launch in Uganda

Uganda has joined Uber's growing African network. With the launch of the platform, Kampala joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa...

3 Jun 2016

Africa needs to be more business-friendly to foster growth

According to the CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, greater regional integration in Africa is needed to capitalise on the continent's growth potential...

30 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

Nautic Africa and Mariflex partnership brings international expertise to Africa

The new partnership will bring international expertise in liquid cargo handling to the African market through the transfer of skills and exposure to the global market...

27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa

With a growing logistics network between SADC countries, it's important to keep mind of...

By Cari Van Wyk 26 May 2016

Intra-Africa trade a key catalyst for growth

Increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and further standardisation of trade regulation are both key to improving inter-regional trade...

23 May 2016

Air Seychelles reports fourth year of profitability

Air Seychelles has reported its fourth year of profitability in a row. These financial statements also reflects growth in passenger traffic and strong cargo volumes...

16 May 2016

Liberalise airspace to unlock aviation business potential - experts

African governments have been urged to liberalise the airspace to stimulate new aviation business opportunities and boost trade across the continent...

By Peterson Tumwebaze 10 May 2016

LATAM expands connectivity with first direct flight to Africa

Connecting Latin America to Africa, LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM) has published its first flight, coinciding with the launch of the brand LATAM Airlines...

9 May 2016

Safe air transport key to African growth story

The World Bank estimated Sub-Saharan Africa's growth at 3.7 percent for 2015 despite the current financial turmoil, with a slight uptick to 4.4 percent and 4.8 percent in 2016 and 2017 respectively

18 Apr 2016

IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since...

5 Feb 2016

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...

12 Jan 2016

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