Thursday, February 22, 2024

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Global logistics execs see coming surge of African investment

Nearly 62% of global logistics professionals say their companies are planning additional or first-time investments in Africa, according to a closely watched yearly industry survey. The survey of 830 logistics...

South Africans have nothing to show for retirement-Report

South Africa is sitting on a retirement time bomb, with only 6% of the country’s population on track...

Most decisions to use blockchain unnecessary-Research

The use of blockchain in many situations may not be necessary after all despite boom in popularity, a...

African shared mobility sector to double in size by 2030, drive global growth

The size of Africa’s shared mobility market, which includes services like ride-hailing, scooter or e-bike rentals, and car-sharing,...

Africa must tackle huge infrastructure gap to unlock opportunities for transformation – Report

Africa’s significant road infrastructure deficit creates increased production and transaction costs that must be addressed to scale opportunities...

Marine insurers publish landmark climate report

The first Annual Disclosure Report for Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance is a landmark step forward towards transparency in...

Global Steel Production Fell by 4.2% in 2022 says World Steel Association

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 140.7 million tonnes...

Supporting opportunities for green shipping in South Africa

Biofuels from farmed algae, hydrogen-based fuel production and making harbour vessels greener through low carbon fuels are among proposals...

3 Key trends for Africa’s informal retail sector in 2023

According to Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Africa’s informal retail sector accounts for more than 70% of food, beverage and...

A new era for global business and investment in Africa

At a time of multiple, overlapping global challenges – from climate change to energy shocks to rising inflation and...

Maritime supply chains need urgent investment to boost resilience to future crises

UNCTAD in its flagship "Review of Maritime Transport 2022" has called for increased investment in maritime supply chains. Ports,...

African countries perform poorly in Global Food Security Index

Nigeria, Madagascar, Sudan and Burundi are among the least food secure countries in the world, a new report has...

Accelerating energy infrastructure development in Africa

By 2050, it’s expected that Africa will be home to 2 billion people. To secure the necessary socio-economic development...

Increase in urban rail could support Africa’s sustainable future-Alstom study

Alstom, global leader in sustainable and green mobility solutions, released a new study today titled, “The Role of Urban...

Depots to face the brunt of container surplus well into 2023-Report

The industry is witnessing a major slump in the order-to-inventory ratio with high inventories but slower demands. According to...

Here is why flying within Africa is expensive

Ever wondered why it is expensive to fly within than without Africa? Well, turns out that taxes play a...

Enhancing the Trans-Saharan Road corridor to boost trade and economic development

Trade and transport corridors, the major routes that facilitate the movement of people and goods between regions and countries,...

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