Wed, 29 November 2023
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Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian wins top airline award.

Ethiopian Airlines has won the
Cairo News

New taxis for Cairo.

Cairo is getting a fleet of smart new taxis under a scheme devised by the finance ministry to help cab drivers meet new requirements to take old vehicles off the street. The initiative, called Ehlal...
Dar Es Salaam News

Road deaths in Tanzania.

Tanzania has an estimated road traffic death rate of 34.3 per 100,000 people according to the first
Arusha News

Fly540 launches Kilimanjaro-Serengeti service.

Kenyan low-cost airline Fly540 is to launch daily direct flights between Kilimanjaro international airport and the Serengeti national park on Tanzania
Arusha News

New traffic lights in Arusha.

Arusha is to get its second set of traffic lights nearly two years after the first set was installed at the Sanawari junction at the northern end of Simon Boulevard,
Nairobi News

Delta postpones Kenya-US flights.

The launch by Delta airlines of direct commercial flights between Kenya and the United States has been postponed until further notice allegedly due to security concerns. The American carrier was due...
Arusha News

Arusha-Moshi road upgrade.

Travel by road between the northern towns of Moshi and Arusha could become quicker and safer under plans to expand the present two-lane highway, the Tanzania roads agency (TANROADS) has said. The pr...
Addis Ababa News

Air Ethiopia starts operations.

National flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines no longer has the monopoly on scheduled flights on domestic routes following the launch of a new private airline, Air Ethiopia, the private biweekly newspaper
Dar Es Salaam News

Maritime rescue centre launched.

A maritime rescue coordination centre (MRCC) has been launched in Dar es Salaam to oversee the rescue of people in distress at sea. The centre, located in the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) traffic co...
Lagos News

Lagos light rail project.

Lagosians are soon to get two light rail connections, state governor Babatunde Fashola has said. The promised services are the so-called Blue Line, running west-east from Okokomaiko to the central bus...
Arusha News

Speed humps in Arusha.

Speed humps are to be installed on roads in and around Arusha as part of efforts to improve traffic safety in the area.
Nairobi News

Letter from Nairobi: traffic stress in Nairobi.

Driving in Nairobi has never been more stressful and frustrating especially as a result of the latest petrol shortage. Last week was one of the worst since the headache started in December, with most...
Addis Ababa News

New road signs for Addis Ababa.

Driving in the Ethiopian capital is to become considerably easier following the installation of around 350 road signs including direction and distance signs and other information panels. The signs are...
Arusha News

Squatters ordered to leave Arusha airport.

People living illegally within the confines of Arusha airport have until 31 March to vacate the area, airport manager Esther Dede has said. The relocation involves residents of ten homes, which will b...
Lagos News

Nigeria introduces motorcycle helmet law.

It is now mandatory for drivers and passengers of private and commercial motorbikes to wear a helmet and a reflective jacket under new rules to improve safety on Nigeria
Maputo News

Grindrod to develop Maputo port.

South African shipping and logistics group Grindrod has announced plans to develop Maputo port as an alternative to Durban and to facilitate the movement of goods and raw materials into and out of the...


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