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Lagos News

Delta launches Lagos flight.

United States (US) carrier Delta has launched a daily non-stop service from its base in Atlanta to Lagos. Leaving Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport at 16.30, the flight arrives in Niger...
Nairobi News

Railways in Kenya: Slow coach rail service.

Kenya will go down in history as having one of the slowest rail services in the world while the bullet train is the in thing elsewhere. This follows a decision by Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the conso...
Nairobi News

Aviation meeting in Nairobi.

Representatives of Africa
Nairobi News

Delta to fly Nairobi-New York.

United States carrier Delta Air Lines is due to launch four weekly flights between Nairobi and New York via Dakar in Senegal starting June 2007. The service, which still requires final approval from t...
Nairobi News

Roads in Nairobi: Road expansion in Nairobi.

The Thika Road branch of the Nakumatt supermarket chain is one of several buildings slated for demolition under a major road expansion project in Nairobi, local newspaper
Nairobi News

New commuter bus service in Nairobi.

Commuters in Nairobi can make use of a new
Lagos News

Radar upgrade for Lagos airport.

Help may be at hand for air traffic controllers at Lagos airport with the expected installation of a primary surveillance radar (PSR) later in August. The facility should have been installed as part o...
Cairo News

Homes demolished for new metro line.

The Al Wayly district authorities have started demolishing buildings in Abbasiya Square in preparation for the construction of Cairo
Cairo News

EgyptAir launches new routes.

National flag carrier EgyptAir has introduced three new routes, including a three-times weekly flight to Guangzhou in China via Bangkok. The other routes are twice weekly services to the Portuguese ca...
Cape Town News

Extra parking bays for Cape Town airport.

Passengers at Cape Town international airport can make use of 600 new parking bays following the relocation of staff parking to a remote site. The move is a temporary measure to relieve pressure on pa...
Maputo News

Maputo-South Africa railway gets overhaul.

Work on the railway linking the port of Maputo to South Africa is underway and should be finished by July. The $20 million project includes replacing rails, sleepers, points and ballast, overhauling t...
Lagos News

New express bus system launched.

The new express bus system has finally begun operations in Lagos after many delays. An initiative of the Lagos state government, the service is based on western-style bus rapid transit route systems w...
Nairobi News

Virgin to launch London-Nairobi route.

Virgin Atlantic is to begin operating daily flights between London and Nairobi on 2 June. Flights from Nairobi
Cape Town News

Dangerous roads in Cape Town.

The R300 freeway near Delft northeast of the city centre is the most dangerous stretch of road in Cape Town according to a recent Metro police report. Last year it saw nine deaths and 264 accidents, m...
Cape Town News

Name-change for Cape Town airport?

Western Cape provincial authorities have announced plans to rename Cape Town
Cape Town News

Cape Town station to get overhaul.

The Cape Town station precinct is to get a facelift in time for the football World Cup in South Africa in 2010. The R90 million project, which is still at the planning stage, includes improving securi...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian Airlines to get Togo hub.

Ethiopian Airlines (EA) have announced plans to set up a regional hub in Togo
Lagos News

Night flights possible between Lagos and Abuja.

Scheduled night flights between Lagos and Nigeria
Lagos News

Price hikes on public transport.

Nigerians returning to work after the long Christmas and New Year holiday period got a nasty shock on 8 January when they found the cost of public transport had risen by over 100 per cent. According t...
Cape Town News

South African December road deaths.

1,366 people died on South Africa
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