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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...

5 Feb 2016 14:13

It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016 12:32

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 16:06

Good news for developing countries as WTO conference concludes

It was a win for the developing countries after the 10th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference finally closed a deal on elimination of agricultural and export subsidies...

By Kennedy Kangethe 21 Dec 2015 10:27

The massive potential of exports to unlock growth in agricultural output

The South African agriculture sector could grow its contribution to the country's GDP by R163 million by 2030 and in the process create close to half a million jobs...

By Nomfanelo Magwentshu, Kartik Jayaram and Acha Leke 16 Nov 2015 11:54

New multi-city ticketing solution makes global roaming easier

Gemalto is launching the next generation of its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM which supports multiple transport applications from different city networks...

11 Nov 2015 08:26

Gov Al-Makura signs MoU with Chinese firm to build cargo airport in Lafia

Gov. Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese company, Tongyi Group...

20 Oct 2015 08:45

A call to plan for the future of transport in Africa

Transportation is a crucial engine for growth and social development in South Africa and more importantly for trade into neighbouring countries...

14 Oct 2015 11:27

Need for liberalisation and transparent regulation to open up the African skies

On the opening day of the World Routes Strategy Summit in Durban, the plight of African airlines took centre stage with the lack of liberalisation...

25 Sep 2015 11:47

Trans-Kalahari Railway project takes first step

Namibia and Botswana are taking the first steps to establish a multi-billion dollar railway project to link...

By Chamwe Kaira 17 Sep 2015 10:22

Necotrans wins tender for multipurpose terminal at Kribi port

The Necotrans group and the Kribi Port Multi Operators (KPMO) consortium have been awarded the partnership contract for the operation and maintenance...

3 Sep 2015 10:48

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into...

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015 12:30

GebreMariam and Obama held a discussion on Ethiopian Airlines

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines and president Barak H. Obama held a discussion beside a Boeing 787 Dreamliner...

31 Jul 2015 11:31

Foreign direct investment in Africa at all time high

Capital investment into Africa surged to US$128b, a year-on-year increase of 136%. This is according to the recently released EY 2015 Africa Attractiveness Survey...

26 Jun 2015 10:01

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015 16:09

Etihad Cargo increases freighter services to Africa

Etihad Cargo, the freight business of United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways, has increased its freighter services to Africa with the launch of a cargo-only service...

24 Jun 2015 09:50

Linksys seeks distribution partners in Africa

Linksys is seeking strategic distribution partnerships with the leading value added distributors in Africa...

17 Jun 2015 11:54

Collaboration is crucial to boosting trade in Africa, says DHL

Business leaders from around the world gathered in Cape Town last week at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa under the theme, Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future...

15 Jun 2015 06:00

[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue

Africa is certainly the next big thing when it comes to trading partners for the US, and the recent reauthorisation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years has just made it even hotter...

By Nicci Botha 11 Jun 2015 08:15

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