Afungi project back on track after security assurances
Africa’s energy sector game-changer is back on track, Mozambican news agency AIM has reported, after Total received high-level assurances that the security situation in Cabo Delgado province is under control.
Indian cargo ship quarantined in Durban
An Indian bulk carrier has been quarantined at the Port of Durban after 14 crew members tested positive for Covid-19.
BORDER BEAT: Kazungula Bridge tolls announced
One hundred US dollars one way.
That’s what it will cost an articulated truck to cross the Kazungula Bridge as of May 11, according to official notification from the Botswana United Revenue Service.
Djibouti flies a lone flag for Africa in prestigious ports index
Not a single southern African port has made a prominent impact on the Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) review compiled by the World Bank and American-British insights firm, IHS Markit (*).
Maersk’s lead shrinks as MSC closes capacity gap
MSC is on the verge of toppling Maersk from its perch as the world’s leading line, Alphaliner says.
Israel flights are off again
Only two weeks after the announcement by El Al that it would resume services between Tel Aviv and Johannesburg, the airline has had to put those plans on ice.
DP World Komatipoort handles first direct import from Maputo
DP World has completed the first transit import via DP World Maputo port to DP World Komatipoort, South Africa in a move that CEO Christian Roeder believes brings the company a step closer to enhancing trade linkages for countries in the southern African region.
DSV Panalpina and Globeflight officially tie the knot
DSV Panalpina has completed the acquisition of South African-based courier company Globeflight Worldwide Express following approval by the relevant competition authorities. The deal was initially announced in December last year.
Police suspect courier robbery syndicate
Police arrested three suspects and recovered an unlicensed firearm and suspected stolen property soon after a courier vehicle was robbed at Wonderboom in Tshwane on Monday. A manhunt is under way for one suspect who is still at large.
Petrol price goes down on Wednesday
The price of petrol is set to come down by nine cents a litre on Wednesday, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has announced.