Marine law starts to get attention it desperately needs
Marine law starts to get attention it desperately needs

Africa's only research chair in the law of the sea will compare and harmonise legislation on the continent's marine environment, which will have far-reaching implications for the exploitation of resources, the management of pollution and maritime security.

By Nicky Willemse 7 hours ago

Clicks and Pargo partners for online shopping delivery solution
Clicks and Pargo partners for online shopping delivery solution

Pargo and Clicks Retailers have announced a partnership that will enable online shoppers to collect and return purchases in Clicks stores countrywide, whether they shopped at Spree, BidorBuy or OneDayOnly. Through the partnership, Pargo will grow its network of pick-up points to over 1,000 stores.

10 hours ago

Dieu-Donné Gameli via  - Motor taxi concept. Picture taken on the route from Larabanga to Mole National Park.
Motorcycles set to become main mode of transport in Africa

The explosion of motorcycles in Africa is projected to escalate to new levels as two-wheelers become the main means of transport for the majority of the continent's population. A new report by US-based consultancy firm TechSci Research shows that motorcycle manufacturers and assemblers are seeking to increase their presence on the continent, where the business is projected to more than double from $4 billion to $9 billion over the next five years.

By Njiraini Muchira 12 hours ago

Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers
Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers

With the second annual Highway Heroes driver campaign currently underway, Ctrack wishes to stress the importance of how this initiative can help change common misconceptions motorists may have about truck drivers' behaviour on our roads.

Issued by Regent 1 day ago

, Neil Wood
Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

Berlin, Germany: Is it a plane, is it a train? No, say supporters of Hyperloop, a futuristic mode of transport floated by Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk that promises high-tech, high-speed and cheap travel over long distances. It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but developers insist their dream of passengers seated in pods shooting through a tube above the ground will become a reality by 2020 -- and change travel as we know it.

1 day ago

Mike Peel via
Dogfight over Karoo

A plan by the government to increase the radio exclusion zone around the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in the Northern Cape has the aviation industry up in arms.

1 day ago

Vodacom signs R1bn deal to exploit Prasa's fibre-optic network
Vodacom signs R1bn deal to exploit Prasa's fibre-optic network

Vodacom scored its second government contract in a week after it entered into a 15-year agreement worth R1bn with the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).

By Thabiso Mochiko 1 day ago

Grab expands self-driving car trial in Singapore
Grab expands self-driving car trial in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Southeast Asia's leading ride-hailing firm Grab on Friday teamed up with a US-based software developer to run a limited public trial of a self-driving car service in Singapore.

1 day ago

Court ends Sanral toll plans in Cape
Court ends Sanral toll plans in Cape

A Supreme Court of Appeal ruling on Thursday, 22 September 2016, which invalidated the South African National Roads Agency Limited's (Sanral's) plans to toll the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape, has added to the agency's tolling woes.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Sep 2016

- Dar es Salaam port terminal
Rwanda agents happy as Dar shipping lines waive container deposit fees

Local clearing agents in Rwanda have welcomed the decision by shipping lines at Dar es Salaam port to waive container deposit fees. Maersk and Safmarine shipping lines recently agreed to give a waiver on container cash deposit to members of the Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association to reduce the cost of doing business.

23 Sep 2016

Tyre levy postponed to 2017
Tyre levy postponed to 2017

National Treasury has postponed to 2017 the implementation date of the environmental tyre levy that was meant to come into effect in October 2016.

23 Sep 2016

Ctrack to track 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge
Ctrack to track 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge

Vehicle tracking solutions company Ctrack will be tracking all the teams in the 2016 Sasol Solar Challenge. Ctrack will measure key telematics data and provide full visibility of the 14 participating teams, including the reigning champions, the Nuon Solar team from Delft University in the Netherlands.

23 Sep 2016

Amsterdam to pilot world's first 'self-drive' boats
Amsterdam to pilot world's first 'self-drive' boats

The Hague, Netherlands: Amsterdam's iconic canals may soon see the world's first driverless boats, doing everything from moving people and goods to providing "pop-up" bridges and cleaning up thousands of dumped bicycles, the project's scientists said.

22 Sep 2016