July 22

  • Egypt: Sisi Discuss Integrated Plan to Develop, Establish New Roads

    Egypt Online

    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi convened on Monday 21/7/2014 with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and the ministers of defense and military production, interior, planning, local... Read more »

  • Kenya: Who Will Manage the Standard Gauge Railway?

    The Star

    The process of establishing who will manage and operate the standard gauge railway is ongoing. Solomon Ouna from the railway corporation says neither them nor the government will... Read more »

  • Africa: Jambojet Voted Among Top Africa Budget Airlines

    The Star

    KENYA's first budget airline JamboJet has been named the fourth best low cost airline in the World Airline Awards for 2014 held at the recent Farnborough International Airshow. Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Calamity'

    NEWS

    Since the Buchanan highway was completed last year, some motorists have been taking advantage of the good condition of the road to run at extremely high speed at times. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Female Commercial Drivers Demand 150 Sure-P Taxis

    Daily Trust

    Female commercial drivers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on the FCT Administration to incorporate them into the Sure-P transportation scheme by distributing... Read more »

  • Namibia: Govt Suspends Private Hiring of Falcon Jets

    New Era

    Government has suspended with immediate effect the hiring of government jets for private trips. But the Minister of Works and Transport, Erkki Nghimtina, yesterday was at pains to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Three Killed As NAF Helicopter Crashes

    This Day

    A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35 helicopter on a training exercise in continuation of the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency offensive against Boko Haram terrorists... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos Sets Up Tribunal of Inquiry On Soldiers' Rampage

    This Day

    The Lagos State Government yesterday set up a three-man tribunal of inquiry to investigate the killing of a soldier, who was allegedly knocked down by a bus rapid transit (BRT)... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Refineries and Apapa Traffic Woes

    This Day

    Nigeria currently depends on imported petroleum products and 90 per cent of these products are imported through the Apapa ports. Ejiofor Alike writes that unless the refineries and... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Bad Roads - Lagos Replies Critics [opinion]

    Vanguard

    Reacting to the view held by most Lagos residents that roads in the metropolis are in deplorable conditions due to neglect, the Lagos State government last week, insisted that it... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 205 Roads - Residents Disagree With LASG's Claims

    Vanguard

    Following recent claims by the Lagos State Government, LASG, that it is currently executing across the state at least 205 road projects, residents who spoke to Vanguard disagree... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ezekwesili Detained At Abuja Airport, Released

    Leadership

    A former minister of education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, was yesterday morning briefly detained by security agents at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, as she tried to... Read more »



July 21

  • South Africa: Family in Dilemma Over Malaysia Plane Pilot

    CAJ News

    THE family of the South African pilot aboard the airplane suspected rebels shot down in Malaysia said it was in the dark regarding his death. Read more »

  • Namibia: Pohamba Grieves Over Flight Mh17 Victims

    Namibian

    PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba has described the shooting down of the Malaysia aircraft last week in Ukraine as 'tragic'. Read more »

  • Uganda: Suspended Air Uganda to Return Leased Planes

    Observer

    Air Uganda is to return the planes it had leased from a contractor in Europe, after announcing that it had suspended its operations indefinitely. Read more »

  • Liberia: Eight Die in Tragic Motor Accident

    New Republic

    A charity mission, Trinity Children Center has constructed a US$225,000 school project to address the education needs of poor kids in Nedowen, District#2 in Margibi County. Read more »

  • Ghana: Minister Supports Pick-Up Package to Chiefs

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    ASHANTI REGIONAL Minister, Mr. Samuel Sarpong, has said the largesse of the President in donating 13 pick-ups to the various Houses of chiefs, the Secretariat of the National House... Read more »

  • Kenya: MOA Urges Kabogo to Repair Thika Roads

    The Star

    THE Matatu Owners Association wants Kiambu Governor William Kabogo to come up with a policy on improving roads in Thika town and its environs. Read more »

  • Liberia: Fiamah Residents Slam Public Works' First Road 'Intervention'

    FrontPageAfrica

    On a recent weekend in the Fiamah community, a visitor whose attention was drawn to a road intervention on the Lologtna Road decided to take photos in apparent admiration for what... Read more »

  • Zambia: National Airline Benefits Plenty

    Times of Zambia

    A TECHNICAL committee tasked to oversee the formation of a national airline has finalised its work and the document is currently before Cabinet for consideration. Read more »

  • Liberia: CICO Disappointed in Motorists

    New Dawn

    The China Chonqging International Construction Corporation or CICO-Liberia has expressed disappointment in commercial and private drivers plying the Red Light-Gbarnga Road for over... Read more »

  • Liberia: Transport Ministry to Digitalize License System

    Heritage

    MONROVIA - The Ministry of Transport has disclosed plans to digitalize the driver license system and other areas within the transport sector of Liberia by 2015. Read more »

  • Liberia: Grand Bassa District #2 Dedicates U.S.$100,000 Road

    New Dawn

    The people of District #2 in Grand Bassa County were in joy and total celebration over the weekend for the first time for their district to have a road connecting them to the rest... Read more »

  • Africa: Exclusive - Malaysia Airline Tragedies Turn Travelers Off

    CAJ News

    THE recent tragedies suffered by the Malaysian Airlines are scaring off air travelers from using the services of the company. Read more »

  • Africa: A Minute's Silence Observed for Victims of Flight Mh17 [press release]

    Commonwealth

    A minute's silence was observed at the opening of the Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting in Glasgow today, as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives on flight MH17. Read more »

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