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Falken Tyres goes the Extra Mile for Drivers to have Peace of Mind on the Road with the new Mileage Warranty

The Japanese brand says its new Mileage Warranty aims to protect drivers against premature tread wear, guaranteeing a specified mileage for tyre use before they wear out

Falken Tyres South Africa (www.FalkenTyreSAfrica.com) has announced the launch of their Mileage Warranty which is available on purchase of the WILDPEAK AT3WA (Original Equipment on the Mercedes G Wagon) and the ZIEX ZE914EC. The FALKEN MILEAGE WARRANTY is issued by Stamford Tyres Africa PTY LTD (www.Stamford.co.za) on Falken branded products…

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Lesotho: Prime Minister Leads Mpilo Boulevard Sod Turning

The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town

The Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro led the sod turning of the Mpilo Boulevard upgrade held at Moshoeshoe I statue park on Tuesday. The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town.  Dr Majoro said the upgrade will improve the livelihoods of Maseru residents, saying many accidents…

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Strengthening Port Security in South Africa

The IMO course, jointly organised with the United Kingdom Department of Transport (DfT), brings together maritime security professionals from the Department of Transport and training providers

Strengthening port security is the focus of two five-day workshops on the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) for Designated Authorities and Port Facility Security Officers (PFSOs) (6-10 June and 13-17 June) in Cape Town, South Africa.  The IMO course, jointly organised with the…

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Vital humanitarian flights to hard-to-reach areas in Guinea and Niger could be grounded due to funding cuts

In Guinea, following the outbreak of Lassa fever on 29 April 2022, the Government requested UNHAS to assist with transporting tests and other medical items from Bissau to Conakry

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that its UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) – that provides crucial transport links for humanitarian responders to the world’s most remote and challenging locations - will be forced to ground its planes in Guinea and Niger by August 2022 if additional…

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First Electric Minibus Taxi Coming to South Africa - Project Team aims to Accelerate Green Mobility Adoption

GoMetro has convened a project team of innovative companies and researchers to launch a demonstrator project to test the first minibus in South African conditions by January 2023

As the fuel price hits historic highs, commuters are starting to feel the pinch in increasing transport fares. The typical South African commuter already spends up to 40% of their income on transport and the minibus taxi sector is still struggling from the impact of the last two years on…

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UNMISS Bangladeshi Marine Unit gets infrastructural upgrade boosting their operational readiness

This logistic operation is called Operation Lifeline and it’s literally a lifeline for the mission

Seen from the air, the river Nile winding its way across South Sudan resembles a glittering necklace adorning the world’s youngest country. This mighty river sustains lives and livelihoods for communities living far and wide. It also has a darker side: When the rains start sweeping across the land, darkening…

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Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

This Security Council resolution aims to help the coastal states of West Africa put in place necessary legislation and ensure prosecution of suspected pirates

The UN Security Council unanimous adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. The resolution was introduced at the initiative of Norway and Ghana, who have led the negotiations. ‘The waters off West Africa are the most dangerous in the world. Pirates have posed a threat to the safety…

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Africa Investment Forum showcases major projects, including $15.6 billion Abidjan-Lagos Highway

Among the transactions presented were four transport infrastructure deals and four transactions focused on energy and power

On the margins of the African Development Bank Group’s (www.AfDB.org) 2022 Annual Meetings, the Africa Investment Forum convened investors to promote the power of the platform to draw critical investment to the continent. The investor roundtable on 25 May came at a time when capital flows are in flux in…

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U.S., Benin, Niger Make Progress on Strengthening Cross-Border Transportation

The proposed Benin-Niger Regional Transport Compact will increase regional trade, attract investment, and ultimately contribute to the region’s efforts to reduce poverty through economic growth

The U.S. government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and representatives from the Governments of Benin and Niger met May 12-13 to advance a proposed regional development grant designed to reduce the cost of transportation along the road corridor between the port of Cotonou and the capital city of Niamey. MCC’s Principal…

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Main supply route rehabilitated by UNMISS brings hope to Upper Nile State

It will facilitate humanitarian access, boost trade and increase the general freedom of movement between the three counties of Malakal, Baliet and Melut

A road without timely maintenance work soon stops being a road, as the saying goes. Fortunately, the 75 kilometres stretching from Adwong via Bailet to Malakal, capital of Upper Nile State, has just been rehabilitated by Indian engineering troops serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), much to…