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    Solar minibuses for Africa? Data seen as key to green transport switch

    As emissions from African transport surge, governments need to find ways to encourage a shift to cleaner, healthier electric vehicles...

    By Megan Rowling 2 days ago

    Book now: Newsroom Management for PR and Brands: Webinar | 20 May 2021

    On Thursday, 20 May, at 3pm we invite you to spend an hour with our team and industry experts to discuss newsroom management trends for business communications...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 May 2021

    IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

    7 May 2021

    Global air cargo demand up by 4.4% in March compared to pre-Covid levels

    African airlines' cargo demand in March increased by 24.6% compared to the same month in 2019...

    5 May 2021

    Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

    Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

    30 Apr 2021

    AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

    The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

    By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

    Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot

    Customers who opt-in will have their pre-ordered pizzas arrive in a fully autonomous vehicle made by self-driving delivery company Nuro...

    19 Apr 2021

    Kwik Delivery releases Prestashop plugin enhancing Africa's e-commerce framework

    The plugin allows buyers to get real-time shipping rates between merchants' addresses and the buyers' delivery addresses...

    19 Apr 2021

    The airline industry hasn't collapsed, but that's the only good news for overseas travel

    We thought things would be so much better for international air travel by now, though things could be worse for the airlines themselves...

    By Volodymyr Bilotkach 16 Apr 2021

    Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery store

    When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

    By Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

    Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage

    Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...

    By Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021

    When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities

    Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

    23 Mar 2021

    Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

    The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

    26 Feb 2021

    IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

    The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

    10 Feb 2021

    Global air cargo demand drops by 10.6% in 2020

    Twenty-twenty was one of the worst years for air cargo demand since performance monitoring began in 1990...

    4 Feb 2021

    Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workers

    The shipment of goods to suppliers has become technologically sophisticated. Delays in getting out the Covid-19 vaccine to people show that the breakdowns come down to something more basic...

    By Anna Nagurney 11 Jan 2021

    Global air travel demand grinds to a halt in November

    According to Alexandre de Juniac, IATA's director-general and CEO, this is because governments responded to new outbreaks with even more severe travel restrictions and quarantine measures...

    11 Jan 2021

    Transport, freight bodies call on government to heed lessons from Beitbridge chaos

    The Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA) and the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) have called on government for a public-private partnership (PPP) to prevent future disasters similar to the chaos...

    31 Dec 2020

    Make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage

    We've devised a way to factor in noise annoyance levels in drone design...

    By Antonio J Torija Martinez 23 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

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