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Motorcycle taxis are one of the leading causes of road accidents in Kenya.
Woolworths is expanding its African food operations, but sourcing local fresh produce remains a challenge.
The countries of North Africa trade and invest less in each other’s economies than any other region in the world.
South Africa may no longer be Africa’s biggest economy but its airports are still the best in the continent.
The Carlyle Group has seen greater than expected investor interest in a fund focused solely on sub-Saharan Africa.
A World Bank study notes that only a few African seaports are world class.
Air transport reforms are needed to unlock the industry’s full potential across the continent.
Unprecedented investments in Africa’s ground transportation are hardly enough.
“Informal flows are extraordinarily developed and actually very good at getting to market.”
Low-cost carrier Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways, is set take to the skies on April 1.
DHL is seeing increased growth in its business in the small West African nation.
“My main aim is to own the township market which is a market that hasn’t been tapped.”
At present over a quarter of air routes in Africa are served by only one carrier.
Africa – and more importantly, African consumers – will be firmly on the global stage in 2014.
Tielman Nieuwoudt offers advice on supply chain management in Africa.