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Gauteng aerotropolis plans unveiled

Twenty nine industrial projects will be undertaken in Gauteng this year as part of the aerotropolis initiative to enhance transport and logistics, aviation and manufacturing industries related to OR Tambo International Airport. “This will...
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Nacala port handles record amount of cargo

According to the CEO of Portos do Norte, Mozambique’s Nacala port handled an impressive 2 million tons of cargo and almost 100,000 containers in 2014, making it a new record for the port. The port managed to reach record numbers despite being...
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Smooth progress on Walvis Bay Airport upgrade

According to the Namibian Airports Company (NAC), the Walvis Bay Airport upgrade project is progressing well. The NAC is busy with upgrading the airport’s infrastructure, starting with the runway valued at N$202 million, the apron and the...
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Bus hanging off of Queen Elizabeth Bridge in JHB

A Metrobus has crashed off of the Queen Elizabeth Bridge near Biccard Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg this morning. The bus driver reportedly lost control of the bus, which resulted in the accident. It was reported that there was nobody in the...
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Billions invested into major Moz road project

National Road N303 in Mozambique will be rehabilitated with the aid of a US$350 million (R4 billion) investment by the Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation (SSRPC). The project will see the current 350km long narrow dirt road converted into a...

50c hike in RAF fuel levy

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene today announced an increase of 50 cents per litre in the Road Accident Fund (RAF) levy, setting the price at 154 cents in the 2015/16 tax year. Nene said the increase is required to “finance the progress made by the...
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MOU between ITC and Comesa to enhance trade

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) last week, to work on the design and implementation of trade-related technical assistance across...

1 dead, 12 injured in cargo train derailment in Moz

It was confirmed on Friday 20 February by Mozambican ports and rail company, CFM (Compagnie Ferroviaire du Mozambique), that one person had died following the derailment of a cargo train transporting coal in Mozambique on Thursday 10 February....