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Taxi-hailing firm Little launches own virtual wallet

Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing platform Little has unveiled an electronic wallet to encourage riders using their taxis to pay for trips online...

By Annie Njanja 1 day ago

N2 project to make travelling easier
N2 project to make travelling easier

The N2 Wild Coast project will improve mobility and connectivity between provinces and towns, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi...

2 days ago

Porto do Caio, Angola's new deepwater port
Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market...

By Miguel Damião Gago 2 days ago

Benji Coetzee
#WomensMonth: Benji Coetzee's Empty Trips revolutionises logistics

The Empty Trips platform connects those with spare capacity on their vehicles (truck, boat or plane) with those who require goods transported in Africa. I chatted to founder, Benji Coetzee, to find out how her brainchild...

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Aug 2017

Harvesting big data could bring about the next transport revolution, right now
Harvesting big data could bring about the next transport revolution, right now

New technology promises to move us further and faster than ever before. Yet for cities facing everyday problems such as congestion, air pollution and under-capacity, the most effective solution could be...

By Marcin Budka, Manuel Martin Salvador 15 Aug 2017

Uber's main rival buys stake in Taxify
Uber's main rival buys stake in Taxify

Taxify, which launched in Nairobi last year, is banking on the Chinese giant Didi's technical expertise to tackle Uber, which has a footprint in a number of African cities...

By Allan Olingo 14 Aug 2017

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Durban Cruise Terminal could be just what the African cruise industry needs

“This won't be any old cruise terminal, it will be a new and iconic structure in Durban, with international-class cruise facilities that link up with existing tourist attractions...”

14 Aug 2017

Imperial Logistics invests in Italtile-branded fleet
Imperial Logistics invests in Italtile-branded fleet

Imperial Logistics has invested in a fleet of branded vehicles to match the new corporate identity of long-standing client, Italtile...

10 Aug 2017

Ford launches crowd-sourced shuttle service in New York
Ford launches crowd-sourced shuttle service in New York

Chariot, the crowd-sourced shuttle service launching in New York, will offer in-app ride booking for first- and last-mile commuting solutions and the potential to reach underserved areas...

10 Aug 2017

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Traffic corporation throws Tasima under the bus

The handover of eNatis - the electronic national administration traffic information system - to the Road Traffic Management Corporation has not been smooth...

By ErnestT Mabuza 8 Aug 2017

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City of Cape Town announces road closures

The City of Cape Town has announced temporary road closures in parts of the CBD today, Tuesday, 8 August 2017, to accommodate two gatherings which have been approved...

8 Aug 2017

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The role of cities in the next automotive revolution

Ever-increasing urbanisation and the subsequent demand for development of cities is the catalyst needed to bridge both the greatest challenges and most creative solutions for a future of the automotive sector...

By Trevor Hill 7 Aug 2017

Nigeria's Max launches on-demand motorcycle transport
Nigeria's Max launches on-demand motorcycle transport

Nigerian e-courier startup, Max, has launched a new on-demand motorcycle transportation service, MAXGo, in Lagos, addressing the city's road traffic congestion...

By Gabriella Mulligan 4 Aug 2017

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Every summer, Spain hosts annual exodus to North Africa

Millions of people from France, Belgium and Italy cross Spain every summer to spend their holidays with family in North Africa. This year, close to three million are expected to make the trip there and back...

3 Aug 2017

Funded training opportunity for women in transport, logistics
Funded training opportunity for women in transport, logistics

Gauteng-based women working in the transport and logistics industry are invited to apply for fully funded training in the International Certificate in Logistics and Transport...

2 Aug 2017

Nigel road upgrade project completed
Nigel road upgrade project completed

The R16m P41/1 road rehabilitation project near Nigel has restored the road for a further 15 years...

1 Aug 2017

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Los Angeles to have fully electric bus fleet by 2030

LOS ANGELES, US: Known for its bouts of heavy smog , the city of Los Angeles has announced plans to have a fleet of fully electric, zero-emissions buses by 2030...

31 Jul 2017

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Roads set to boost intra-regional trade in Africa

The initial free trade agreement between 26 Africans countries was recently signed in Uganda. Transport infrastructure will be a vital ingredient in this agreement...

31 Jul 2017

Government looks at amending law to accommodate e-hailing services
Government looks at amending law to accommodate e-hailing services

The government has taken an initiative to amend the National Land Transport Act in an effort to accommodate e-hailing services which include Uber, Zebra, and Taxify...

28 Jul 2017

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Sharing economy: three key industries for growth

Digital formats, alongside the rapid expansion of the online ecosystem, have led to an exponential increase in the sharing of physical goods, space, skills...

27 Jul 2017

How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions
How to keep your fleet safe on the road in foggy conditions

Knowing how to drive safely in dangerous weather conditions is imperative for preserving lives and keeping fleets and goods protected on the road...

By Ilse van den Berg 27 Jul 2017

Lyceum alumnus - An aspiring law enforcement specialist
Lyceum alumnus - An aspiring law enforcement specialist

Raymond Ramohlale, a Lyceum alumnus with a National Diploma in Metropolitan and Traffic Policing, is constantly in pursuit of getting more knowledge...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Lyceum Correspondence College 26 Jul 2017

New truckers association launched
New truckers association launched

The Emerging Truckers Association of South Africa, founded by women who are active role players in the transport and logistics business sector, was officially launched in Sandton...

26 Jul 2017

Transporting hazardous goods
Transporting hazardous goods

August will see the Chemical and Allied Industries' Association train auditors to evaluate the quality, safety, and environmental performance of hauliers and logistics providers...

26 Jul 2017

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security...

26 Jul 2017

New Man Lion's City bus unveiled
New Man Lion's City bus unveiled

The new Man Lion's City is a completely re-designed city bus which is set to be introduced to a selected group of people in March 2018 during its launch...

25 Jul 2017

Free transport for elderly, disabled on Kenya election day
Free transport for elderly, disabled on Kenya election day

The Matatu Owners Association (MOA) will offer free transport to the elderly and the disabled on Kenya's election day on 8 August 2017 to ensure they participate in the polls...

By Collins Omulo 21 Jul 2017

Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products
Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week...

By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

C1 truck drivers also need specialised training
C1 truck drivers also need specialised training

Little attention is given to C1 category vehicles or ‘Sprinters' and the skills required to safely transport loads in them. To this effect, Masterdrive is now offering specialised training for medium commercial vehicle drivers...

21 Jul 2017

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