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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 2 days ago

Annual ports and terminal operations conference kicks off

Intermodal Africa, described as the continent's biggest annual container ports and terminal operations exhibition and conference, kicks off today, 18 April 2017 in Cape Town...

18 Apr 2017

Lagos to host MMWA West Africa Expo

The Multimodal West Africa 2017 (MMWA) exhibition and conference will take place from 14-16 March 2017 at the Landmark Event Centre on Victoria Island, Lagos...

10 Mar 2017

Massive growth predicted for cross-border e-commerce in sub-Saharan Africa

Cross-border online retail volumes are predicted to increase at an annual average rate of 25%...

28 Feb 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

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

2016 Women in Transport Awards winners crowned

Maritime industry professionals across Africa gathered in Durban on 18 October 2016 to recognise, reward, and celebrate the winners of the 2016 Women in Transport Awards...

20 Oct 2016

African nations hail maritime deal

African leaders signed a deal to boost security off the continent's economically crucial coasts, hoping to shore up development by tackling maritime crimes like piracy and smuggling...

17 Oct 2016

Logistics the lifeblood of trade in Africa

As the biggest multi-industry site catering to a professional audience in Africa and South Africa, Bizcommunity is delighted to be media partner to the biggest port event in Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Oct 2016

Finalists for Women in Transport Awards announced

The Women in Transport Awards is a collaborative platform dedicated to recognising excellence within the rail and maritime industry in Africa...

12 Oct 2016

DHL acknowledges importance of customer service for African businesses

It is safe to say that poor customer service can seriously affect a company's bottom line...

12 Oct 2016

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International

Alitalia workers reject rescue plan

ROME, Italy: Alitalia workers have rejected a restructuring deal from the company's management and unions to save the ailing carrier, Italian media reported Monday.

1 day ago

Lufthansa launches cricket-themed campaign

Lufthansa has launched a marketing campaign celebrating more flights to India, pitching its shoot at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium.

11 Apr 2017

Ethiopian Cargo connects Africa, Europe with new routes

Ethiopian Cargo has launched two new cargo routes to Europe: Milan, Italy and Zaragoza, Spain.

6 Apr 2017

Mango chairman moving to London-listed Fastjet

Rashid Wally, chairman of low-cost airline Mango, has resigned and taken up a similar role at the African airline Fastjet in London.

By Karl Gernetzky 3 Apr 2017

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies, a first for the internet giant outside China.

23 Mar 2017

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