RWANDA - At exactly 1:45 pm local time last Friday, RwandAir’s CRJ Bombardier Q 900 Next generation took to the skies as the airline launched its maiden flight to Cotonou, Benin.
UGANDA - Courier service provider DHL has commissioned a Sh9b facility to support the increasing trade volumes in the country.
KENYA - President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to commission the first phase of Mombasa Port’s second container terminal on Saturday just days after Japan committed to disburse Sh27 billion for phase two.
GHANA - Work on the $1.5 million Tema Port expansion project will begin on October 1, 2016.
GHANA - South African Airways is set to stir competition within the aviation industry in the country as it sets its eyes on a direct flight from the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
ETHIOPIA - The Ministry of Transport has finalised preparatory processes ready to table a bill for the establishment of a railway regulatory body.
TANZANIA – The decision to buy two brand new Bombadier Q400 planes for the state run Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) could give the cash-strapped national carrier a competitive edge over its privately held privately-owned rivals and potentially shake up the domestic aviation market, according to senior government officials.
KENYA - Online cab operator Easy Taxi has opted out of the Kenyan market following a decision by one of its investors, American firm Goldman Sachs, to direct all its investments towards Uber.
WORLD - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted mandatory requirements for the electronic exchange of information on cargo, crew and passengers.