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Transportation in Namibia

  • Namibia Scraps Visas for Africans

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Namibia has gotten the ball rolling on plans to scrap visa requirements for African passport holders next Cabinet authorised the implementation of this process - to be carried out in line with diplomatic procedures. Namibia will any minute at this time start issuing African passport holders with visas on arrival at ports of entry as a initial step towards the eventual abolition of all visa requirements for all Africans.
  • Uber and African’s economic transformation

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 WHEN Uber was initial established in 2009, its mission was to help people everywhere get a ride, safely, quickly and at the push of a button. Eight years later, that mission remains the same and Uber’s innovative, technology-driven business model is still fundamentally changing the way people think about conference their transport needs. For the completed four years, Uber has been delivering this same level of transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, and with additional than 1.8 million active riders using the app, Uber certainly has reason to celebrate its fourth anniversary on the continent this September. Uber And it’s not just Uber that has benefited from the stellar uptake of its convenient offering in Africa.
  • As it expands in Africa, Uber adapts to local markets and adopts cash payments

    BOTSWANA, 2016/07/24 While Uber continues its push into Africa the company is making allowances to local markets and testing incomparable service models users wouldn’t see in other parts of the globe. Anyone can presently use the mobile app to hail a car in 12 cities across South Africa, Nigeria,Uganda, Kenya, Morocco and Egypt…. And in all of those nations users can pay drivers in hard cash. The expansion, and adaptation to the realities of doing business on-the-ground in Africa, are in line with CEO Travis Kalanick’s commitment late last year to “a large push in Africa.”
  • Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

    BOTSWANA, 2016/05/15  An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from and within the African continent. Routes Africa 2016 will help to improve African connectivity by bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss next air services. Around 250 route development professionals are expected to attend the forum which was founded ten years ago to stimulate increase in the industry.
  • New Container Terminal in Namibia

    NAMIBIA, 2013/11/12 AfDB, Namibia sign US$338b loan pact for construction of new Container Terminal - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Namibia have signed a US$338 million pact for a sovereign guaranteed loan for Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) to finance the construction of a container terminal at Walvis Bay New Port. The AfDB Group approved the construction of the Container Terminal Project in July 2013, in line with its 10-year Strategy and focus on infrastructure development and regional integration, The Bank as well provided a US$2.3 million grant to the Government of Namibia for logistics and capacity building complementing the port project loan.
  • The Managing Director of Air Namibia, Theo Namases

    NAMIBIA, 2013/01/12 Air Namibia's Recently Acquired Aircraft, the Airbus A319 100, is still to take to the skies pending finalisation of amount necessary documentations and processes, the national airline has said. The Chief of Corporate Communications at Air Namibia, Paulus Nakawa told The Economist this week that the aircraft will any minute at this time take to the skies once amount documentations have been finalised.