AfDB Approves US $73 Million for Irrigation and Road Projects in Malawi

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) approved, on March 13, 2013, grants and loans amounting to US $73 million to finance irrigation and...

SA:Transnet launches R300bn infrastructure investment plan

Pretoria - Transnet has launched a R300 billion infrastructure plan that is set to create 588 000 new jobs in the South African economy. Through...

The European Development Fund (EDF) contribution to a sustainable road network in sub-Saharan Africa

The EU is one of the leading donors in the road sector in sub- Saharan Africa. Road transport is a focal sector for EDF...

Kenya: Bamburi recognized in the Road Safety Awards 2011

Bamburi won 3rd position in the Motor Commercial (Own Goods) Category Road Safety Awards that is organized by the Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI). The...

Nigeria: Inventor seeks govt support for amphibious cars

Nigeria - A 39-year-old inventor, Mr. Durojaye Obasanjo, who invented an Air-amphibian Jet, has called on the federal government to take advantage of specially...

Nigeria leads the way promoting ridesharing in Africa

By Ebi Atawodi, General Manager, Uber West Africa At the start of the last century, just one in seven people worldwide lived in cities. Today...

Nigeria: Uganda’s New Car, The Nation’s Challenge

THE launching of an electric car that the students of Makerere University made has a ringing message for Nigeria on two fronts. The car...

Minister Fast Visits CPCS Light Rail Project in Nigeria

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Minister of International Trade, today visited the Abuja Light Rail Project...

South Africa: Multi-million dollar plant to create 7,000 jobs

Port Elizabeth - The construction of a $100 million state-of-the-art truck and passenger car plant in the Eastern Cape will see nearly 7 000...

African Ministers call for increased transport infrastructure for economic development

The Second Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Transport (CAMTII) was held today, 24 November 2011, in Luanda, Angola. Under the...

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