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Dar Es Salaam News

Tanzania’s Precision Air in initial public offering

The privately owned airline Precision Air, Tanzania
Cape Town News

Cape Town MyCiTi inner city loop service to end

The MyCiTi inner city loop service is to end on 18 July but should return in an improved version later this year, the Cape Town city council has said. The bus service, which travels in a clockwise...
Dar Es Salaam News

Second container terminal for Dar es Salaam

Congestion at the port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Arusha News

Arusha to Kilimanjaro road upgrade

A feasibility study for the widening of the highway between Arusha and Kilimanjaro international airport is in its final stages, according to the Tanzania Roads Agency. The project involves wideni...
Accra News

Delta launches Accra-Atlanta flight

Delta Air Lines has launched direct services between Accra
Accra News

Virgin Atlantic launches London-Accra service

Virgin Atlantic, the private carrier owned by Sir Richard Branson, has launched a direct service between London and Accra. Flights from London are on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, departing Heat...
Arusha News

Arusha police provide training for motorcyclists

Police in Arusha are offering road training for motorcyclists in a bid to improve safety on local roads, the Arusha Times reports. Drivers of two-wheel vehicles are being given instruction in basi...
Nairobi News

New Kenya-Uganda railway to go ahead

The state-owned railway company Kenya Railways is moving ahead with plans to build a new standard gauge railway between the port city of Mombasa and the Ugandan capital Kampala alongside the existing...
Cape Town News

South African transport workers strike

Rail and port services across South Africa have been hit by a strike over a pay dispute at state-owned logistics and cargo company Transnet. South African Transport and Allied Workers Union called...
Lagos News

Lagos port gets overhaul

Reconstruction and renewal is underway on facilities at the port of Lagos, which is one of the busiest and largest in Africa. The project involves repairing erosion to three breakwaters, or moles,...
Lagos News

Body scanners at Nigerian airports

Nigeria has started installing full body scanners at its international airports as part of efforts to improve air security on international routes. The move comes after a Nigerian national, Umar Farou...
Arusha News

Arusha to Namanga road upgrade delayed

The expansion and rehabilitation of the road linking Arusha to the northern town of Namanga on the border with Kenya has run into delays partly due to what the contractor has described as the
Lagos News

New transport infrastructure for Lagos

New roads, a light rail service and water ferries have been pledged for the Lagos metropolis by state governor Babatunde Fashola at the region
Nairobi News

Kenya Airways flies high

Kenya Airways (KQ) saw an increase in both cargo and passengers in the three months to December 2009, confirming its place as one of the leading carriers in sub-Saharan Africa. Cargo volume increa...
Maputo News

New buses for Maputo

The Maputo public transport company TPM is to take delivery of 50 new buses starting in February in a bid to improve services in and around the city. The consignment will take to 195 the number of TPM...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes off Lebanon

An Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 82 passengers and eight crew members crashed in the sea off Lebanon on 25 January just a few minutes after leaving Beirut for Addis Ababa. So far over 20 bodies ha...
Dar Es Salaam News

East African Community studies Dar es Salaam to Burundi railway

The East African reports that the African Development Bank has pledged $8.15 million to study the viability of a railway connecting Dar es Salaam with Burundi and Rwanda. The project is being over...

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