Creating business communities for African unity
Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa.

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Supply chain lab opens in Cape Town

Imperial Logistics has opened a second supply chain lab, this time in Cape Town. This is said to follow the success of its first supply chain lab in Berlin.

1 day ago

All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018
All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018

The regional winners of the inaugural Mest (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology) Africa Challenge, the Pan-African startup pitch competition open to companies outside the Mest programme, has been announced...

3 days ago

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Ford's plans for drone-to-vehicle technology

Ford wants to unlock the full potential of drone-to-vehicle technology, to see the use of commercial drones as companion tools to vehicles.

3 days ago

Fastjet, Emirates interline agreement to stimulate future traffic connections
Fastjet, Emirates interline agreement to stimulate future traffic connections

Following its migration to its new reservation platform, Fastjet has concluded a refreshed interline agreement with Emirates.

17 May 2018

WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees
WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees

After a successful three days in the host city of Cape Town, WTM Africa is pleased to report that its pre-audited statistics show an 18% increase in visitor numbers in comparison to 2017, with over 600 companies exhibiting at this prestigious travel trade exhibition.

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 17 May 2018

Warren Hewitt
#AfricaMonth: Living African laboratories

As a key market and potential innovator, Africa is poised for rapid adoption, skipping generations of inherited ideas and practices to emerge as an early adopter for innovative solutions that take cognisance of the unique African context. Tapping into this market and laying down infrastructure, physical or digital, takes insider knowledge and trust on the ground.

By Warren Hewitt 16 May 2018

How mobile technologies are benefiting the transport industry
How mobile technologies are benefiting the transport industry

Business and technology are becoming inextricably interlinked. Technology has forever changed the world we live in, hasn't it? All of this has been possible because of mobile applications.

By Tuhin Bhatt 16 May 2018

Logistics marketplace wins Seedstars Tunisia
Logistics marketplace wins Seedstars Tunisia

Tunisian startup Optimalogistic, a real-time marketplace for logistics services, has been named the winner of the local leg of global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, earning a place at the global final where it will pitch for up to $1m in equity investment.

By Tom Jackson 16 May 2018

Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry
Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry

Did you know that South Africa has some of the worst road-safety statistics in the world?[i] Accidents hit the economy hard when vehicles have to be repaired or replaced and often goods in transit are destroyed or delayed.

By Morné Stoltz 16 May 2018

Denel CEO resigns
Denel CEO resigns

Denel group chief executive officer‚ Zwelakhe Ntshepe‚ has resigned with immediate effect after being with the company for 20 years.

15 May 2018

Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sector
Equites ends year strong with continued focus on logistics sector

JSE-listed Equites Property Fund recently announced its annual results for the year ended 28 February 2018, revealing growth in distribution per share of 12.2% to 123.86 cents, as well as a 30% growth in the fair value of its property portfolio from R6.2bn to R8.1bn.

By Sindy Peters 15 May 2018

Services to resume as #BusStrike comes to an end
Services to resume as #BusStrike comes to an end

NEWSWATCH: Bus services are set to resume today, Tuesday, 15 May 2018 as the national bus strike by more than 17,000 drivers finally comes to an end.

By Ilse van den Berg 15 May 2018