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Trump: “I respect African Leaders” in New Letter.

Trump sends letter to African leaders in wake of reportedly comparing nations to a ‘dirty toilet’ President Donald Trump sent a letter to African leaders stating that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will made an “extended visit” to the continent in March. Many in Africa were taken aback by vulgar …

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Zimbabwe to reduce fuel prices after cuts on import tax.

Zimbabwe has cut its import tax on petrol and diesel by as much as 17 percent, the first time it has done so since it adopted the U.S. dollar in 2009, in a bid to lower the pump price for motorists, a government official said in a statement. Motorists in …

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How Do I Start A Transport Or Logistics Business?

Forecasts indicate that the demand for freight transport will grow in South Africa by between 200% and 250% over the 15 to 20 years. Some corridors, (high volume transport routes that connect major centres), such as the corridors between Gauteng and Cape Town (which amount to 50% of all corridor …

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Ethiopian Airlines signs deal to revive Zambia’s national carrier

Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday it had signed an agreement with the Zambian government to relaunch the southern African country’s national carrier, which was shut down more than two decades ago. In a statement, Ethiopian Airlines said the Government of Zambia will be the majority shareholder with 55% and Ethiopian …

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Tanzania government claims ownership of Airtel

The management of Tanzania Telecommunication company Limited (TTCL) have started a move to repossess a local mobile firm Airtel. This follows a directive by the country’s president John Pombe Magufuli to the finance minister to make a close follow-up on the ownership of Airtel in Tanzania. According to Dr. Magufuli, …

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Nigeria: Court remands Jarret Tenebe in prison for Oil Fraud.

On Monday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC arraigned one Jarret Tenebe and his company, Fenix Impex Nigeria Limited, before Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama on a two-count charge of forgery. It was alleged that sometime in 2010 in Abuja, the accused person …

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