Source: European External Action Service (EEAS) |

Safe Streets Festival: Road Safety Strengthens Economy

The one-day event is aimed at promoting mobility and road safety in the transport sector of Liberia

The Ministry of Transport with assistance of the European Union and the GIZ will be holding a city activity dubbed: 'Safe Streets Festival’ on Saturday, 25 November 2017 in Central Monrovia. The event is inspired by the European Mobility Week and takes place under the motto: "Road Safety Strengthens Economy".…

Source: SITA |

SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana’s new International terminal

Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3 to cement airport’s position as a major regional hub

SITA (www.SITA.aero) is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub. Ghana’s largest airport is expanding its capacity to meet significant growth…

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Source: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) |

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), and the National Company of Transports and Logistics, SNTL, Morocco, Launch a Study to Bridge the Gap between Morocco and Africa

This signing is under the umbrella of the AfTIAS, but is also at the core mandate of the Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, which is created for bridging the trade gaps between the Arab and African countries

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, signed a partnership agreement with the National Company of Transports and Logistics, SNTL, in the Kingdom of Morocco, under the umbrella of the Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States (AfTIAS), to launch a…

Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA) |

Safety, Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Smarter Regulation Top Agenda for Africa at IATA Aviation Day

African aviation currently supports 6.8 million jobs and contributes $72.5 billion in GDP

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts Africa will be a market of 350 million airline passengers by 2035 and identified four priorities which must be addressed if aviation is to deliver maximum economic and social benefits for the countries on the continent. African aviation currently supports 6.8 million jobs…

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Source: Siemens AG |

Taking an intelligent approach to Africa’s promising mobility revolution

Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology

Electrification, automation and digitalization of existing infrastructure gives citizens access to safe, reliable and efficient modes of transport Intelligent traffic systems reduce road congestion, automated rail infrastructure improves train efficiency and commuter safety Well-integrated intelligent mobility network promotes a culture of eco-friendly travel and healthier living Despite the continent’s transport…

Source: The Department of Energy, South Africa |

Media Statement Issued by the Department of Energy on the Adjustment of Fuel Prices Effective from 04 October 2017

The fuel pricing schedule for the different zones will be published on Tuesday, 03 October 2017

The Department of Energy informs the public of the fuel price adjustments for October 2017. South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. International factors include the fact that South Africa imports both crude oil and finished products at a price set…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Zuma to Update Stakeholders on Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy Progress

The ultimate goal of the Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy is to advance the fight against the triple challenge of poverty, unemployment and inequality

President Jacob Zuma will provide a progress report to stakeholders on work being done to implement the Operation Phakisa Oceans Economy fast results priority project in Durban, on Friday, 06 October 2017. The President launched Operation Phakisa in 2014, as one of the means of fast-tracking the implementation of the…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote begs public to help monitor, report unscrupulous truck drivers, sets up hotline for reports

The Management of Dangote Industries Limited (www.Dangote.com) has launched a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of his truck drivers. The company has also set up hotlines for the public to call in…

Source: International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) Conference |

The need for co-ordinated African research and development claimed top spot on rail conference agenda

The conference returned for the first time in 20 years since being held on South African shores

The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to deputy chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) and chairman of the South African Heavy Haul Association, Brian Monakali, who says…

Source: flydubai |

Statement by Spokesperson of flydubai

The safety of our passengers and‎ crew is our priority and we expect the crew and fellow passengers to be treated with respect

We are aware of the disruption onboard flydubai (www.flydubai.com) flight FZ 662 today, 25 August, from Hargeisa to Dubai. The passenger did not accept the alternative seats offered by our trained cabin crew and subsequently did not continue her travel to Dubai.  The safety of our passengers and‎ crew is…