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Imperial secures majority stake in Kenya-based logistics group

Transport and logistics group, Imperial, has secured a 70% stake in Kenya-based logistics group in a R470m deal that bolsters its growth strategy on the continent...

By Andries Mahlangu 3 days ago

Africa pays for fragmented cities, study finds

In a city such as London, commuters who travel for an hour to get to work pass 2.5-million jobs on the way...

By Hilary Joffe 16 Feb 2017

Turkish Airlines now flies directly between Antalya and Algeria

Turkish Airlines has added an Antalya-Algeria-Antalya route to its flight network during this year's summer season in Europe...

14 Feb 2017

The future of out-of-home is here, with Uber (of course)

Uber and Hubble (previously known as Taxi Media Group) have partnered to offer riders interactive entertainment during their trips...

6 Feb 2017

AIIM acquires 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

AIIM has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania...

3 Feb 2017

New African railways ride on Chinese loans

Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea...

By Salem Solomon 27 Jan 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

16 Jan 2017

Maritime kidnappings surge in 2016

Maritime kidnappings have escalated to a 10-year high according to the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau's annual piracy report...

11 Jan 2017

Overland freight costs strangle trade with neighbours, study shows

It is cheaper for SA to import animal feedstock or sugar from Brazil than from Zambia because of the excessive costs of overland cross-border freight, according to a new research paper...

By Karl Gernetzky 6 Jan 2017

Ethiopian Airlines announces new flights to link Africa and China

Ethiopian Airlines has concluded preparations for new flight links to Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province, three times weekly starting 3 June 2017...

6 Jan 2017

Uganda lauded for liberalising airspace

Uganda has been commended for implementing liberal aviation policies and has been asked to spearhead processes for other African countries...

By Eronie Kamukama 21 Dec 2016

AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road network

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Mozambique government for the construction...

20 Dec 2016

Delta celebrates a decade of flying to Africa

Delta Air Lines is celebrating a decade of flying to Africa, with its first flight having landed in Johannesburg on 5 December 2006...

7 Dec 2016

Kenya's Mondo Ride launches motorcycle service

Online taxi hailing app Mondo Ride has launched a service that allows its customers to request for motorcycles...

By Doreen Wainainah 5 Dec 2016

UD Trucks aims for business growth in Southern and Eastern Africa

UD Trucks has expressed interest in expanding and growing its business within Southern and Eastern Africa...

30 Nov 2016

Supply chain risk in sub-Saharan Africa tops the chart

Supply chain risk in sub-Saharan Africa remains the highest in the world and continued to increase during the third quarter of the year...

25 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Multimodal West Africa draws industry to Lagos in January

Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...

7 Nov 2016

#APE2016: Thinking 'out the port'

"Africa needs to think 'out the port', we need to develop the entire value chain, including the hinterland infrastructure, and customs need to see themselves as trade facilitators."

2 Nov 2016

Intra-Africa trade and investment key to the growth of Africa

The future for sustainable growth and development of Africa depends on increasing the levels of intra-Africa trade and investment within the African continent...

28 Oct 2016

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