Zimbabwe and its Southern African counterparts may face transport bottlenecks to move more than 10 million tonnes of grain inland with potential congestion at the ports and roads...
22 Feb 2016
According to the latest CIPS Risk Index, global supply chains suffered from growing risk in Q4 2015, led by the slowdown in China's economy...
16 Feb 2016
In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...
12 Jan 2016
Provider of digital map data, navigation technology and location-based services, TomTom Africa, is moving to support the Trans-African Highway...
14 Jul 2015
Serco recently received an order for specially-designed trailers to accommodate maximum volumetric capacity...
2 Jul 2015
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
12 Jun 2014
Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014
The alliance between Massinga Beach and Castelo do Mar along with further developments by co-owner Darin D'Oliveira, will soon open up and boost Inhambane in Mozambique as a destination of choice, benefitting other lodges in the area.
22 Oct 2013
Truworths has adopted a cautious and incremental approach to store expansion plans outside SA in order to gain a better understanding of the operating environment and the market potential, the fashion retailer said in its annual report, released last week.
Zeenat Moorad 30 Sep 2013
The biggest barrier to implementing regional infrastructure projects in Africa are the countries themselves, the Infrastructure Africa conference heard in Sandton on Tuesday (16 July).
18 Jul 2013
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.
3 Jun 2013
Although structural impediments such as poor logistics render the search for new avenues of deeper intra-African trade challenging‚ there is an immediate and compelling growth potential in the trade of agricultural products‚ Standard Bank research analyst Simon Freemantle said last week.
Helmo Preuss 22 Apr 2013
Africa will need to spend more than US$50bn in the next decade on building 4,000km of additional rail infrastructure to unlock the mineral resource potential on the continent.
22 Apr 2013
A global management shakeup at Toyota Motor Corporation has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of chief executive of Toyota's operations across Africa
9 Apr 2013
Continued global uncertainty‚ coupled with internal factors such as drought and associated food shortages‚ threaten Africa's economic growth prospects‚ warns International Monetary Fund's (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde.
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 8 Jan 2013
GWERU, ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday (7 December) vowed to overhaul business laws to require 100% black ownership of firms, up from 51%.
10 Dec 2012
MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: Police deployed to flashpoints across the Mozambican capital of Maputo on Thursday (15 November), as a transport strike against bus fare hikes forced tens of thousands to cross the city on foot.
16 Nov 2012
The British-based Economist Intelligence Unit has rated Harare as the worst of 140 cities in which to live according to an article published on News24. Harare suffers from daily power outages, has a shortage of water and scored just 38% on the "liveability" scale.
2 Sep 2011