ICS to launch new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa 2017
ICS to launch new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa 2017

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) will launch its new Nigeria Chapter of the West Africa Branch of the Institute at the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference which is expected to host thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry, ranging from road, rail, sea, air to inland waterways in January 2017 in Lagos.

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Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe
Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base.

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New MiWay app feature assists during an accident
New MiWay app feature assists during an accident

With the holiday season and its associated road accident spike around the corner, short-term insurer MiWay has launched a new feature on its app that assists users with accurate recording of road accident details required to lodge a claim.

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Delta Johannesburg inaugural flight
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, from Atlanta via Dakar, Senegal. A week later, the Accra, Ghana service was started and the Lagos, Nigeria service launched a year later. Over the past 10 years, the airline has welcomed 4.2 million customers on board its services to the United States - almost as many as the 4.4 million people who live in the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan area.

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Cape Town secures new electric bus manufacturing plant
Cape Town secures new electric bus manufacturing plant

Chinese green energy firm BYD will be opening an electric bus manufacturing plant in Cape Town in 2018, an investment which Mayor Patricia de Lille believes will boost the city's economy and create hundreds of jobs. The announcement was made at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico last week.

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Road death figures faulty, say critics

While the government says its road safety strategies are having an impact on road deaths, critics say the human and economic toll is far higher than reported. They also claim the available information is insufficient to fully inform safety strategies.

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Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence
Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Uber announced on Monday it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center. The move signals a stepped-up effort in artificial intelligence, helping research efforts to bring self-driving car technology into the mainstream.

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New Turkish Airlines flights connects South Africa to Havana, Cuba

Turkish Airlines is expanding its global reach by adding the Cuban capital, Havana, allowing South Africans to fly from Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban to Havana via Istanbul. The flight carries on to Caracas, Venezuela.

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MyCiTi adds buses, operates later than usual during festive season

Cape Town's busiest time of the year is approaching with tourists and locals visiting beaches, shoppings centres, attractions and popular destinations. For this reason, Transport for Cape Town will extend the operating hours of the MyCiTi bus service during the festive season.

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Upgraded N14 freeway officially opened
Upgraded N14 freeway officially opened

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi on Thursday, 1 December, officially opened an upgraded portion of the N14 freeway between Krugersdorp and Diepsloot.

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Ethiopian Airlines launches weekly flights to Victoria Falls

On 26 March 2016, Ethiopian Airlines will start four weekly flights to Victoria Falls, the site of the most spectacular waterfalls and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.

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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, seeking to cash in on their growing popularity due to their ability to manoeuvre through traffic.

By Doreen Wainainah 3 days ago

Graduates sail into new careers
Graduates sail into new careers

It is plain sailing into a maritime career for 81 students who graduated from freight and logistics parastatal Transnet's Maritime School of Excellence in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, 1 December 2016.

By Shaun Gillham 2 Dec 2016