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TransNamib of Namibia has embarked on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the railway line as part of plans to improve the company’s ability to operate and move freight safely.
Abigail Raubenheimer, Corporate Communications Manager at TransNamib says the Namibian government as the owner of the railway infrastructure has rea… read more
Minister of Construction and Transport Tanzania Prof. Makame Mbarawa accompanied by the Minister of Infrastructure of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - DRC Alexis Gusaro along with other leaders from the DRC visited the SGR Station building in Dar es Salaam, in November.
Prof. Makame Mbarawa has said that the purpose of the DRC Minist… read more
South African Airways (SAA) is adding three Airbus A320s to its fleet. That will enable the airline to resume service to several African destinations before restarting an intercontinental route in the first quarter of 2023.
South African Airways currently operates 7 Airbus aircraft, consisting of 2x A320s, 3x A319s, 1x A330-3… read more
South African Airways (SAA) has confirmed that the International Air Services Council (IASC) has ratified the airline’s retention of all its historical route traffic rights, following SAA’s voluntary relinquishing of the number of frequencies on the destinations it is not currently servicing. In accordance with legisl… read more
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Niger, Rwanda and South Sudan, along with the island nations of Seychelles and Mauritius, are set to be sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies this year, with each expected to record GDP growth of 6% or higher, according to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) projections.
Looking ahe… read more
The arrival of open access freight operations on the state-owned TAZARA Railway will not only boost traffic on the railway but also generate funds for much-needed maintenance, say private operators.
Trains have recently started running the full length of the 1,860km line following the reopening of the Chambeshi River bridge i… read more
According to the findings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-26), most member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)* ar… read more
Air Tanzania wants to build a strong intra-African network. As a prelude to its expansion into West Africa, the company is working on establishing air links between Tanzania and all its neighbouring countries.
Air Tanzania continues its African expansion. The Tanzanian state-owned carrier plans to open a direct route to… read more
Air travellers in Ghana are increasingly complaining about a lack of comfort on some of the planes serving the country. These complaints come on top of recent technical problems on a Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 aircraft flying from the US to Ghana.
Soon, aircraft older than 20 years will no longer be allowed to fly t… read more
Brussels Airlines is unable to directly connect Kinshasa to Brussels due to a limited fuel supply at the airport of the Congolese capital, Belgian tv station RTBF learned from the airline. The Brussels based airline is looking for a structural solution as the fuel limitation is in effect until mid-September.
Flights be… read more