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Transportation in Zimbabwe

  • 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.
  • Zimbabwe: Honeymoon Over for Bus Operators

    ZIMBABWE, 2015/04/06 GOVERNMENT will not tolerate public transporters who operate without requisite passenger insurance policies as this often results in it spending large sums of taxpayers' money to cover funeral expenses following road traffic accidents involving buses and kombis, an official said yesterday. Civil Protection Unit (CPU) director Mr Madzudzo Pawadyira said public transporters should shoulder full responsibility for funeral expences of their clients in case of accidents.
  • Air Zimbabwe is scaring potential foreign investors away

    ZIMBABWE, 2013/11/23 AIR Zimbabwe is scaring potential foreign investors away with its legacy of unresolved employee fee disputes, a senior government official has revealed. Transport and Infrastructural Development ministry secretary Munesushe Munodawafa this week told a Parliamentary portfolio committee that investors had shown keen interest in the struggling national carrier. "We have quietly tried to discuss partnerships with potential investors who do not want their names to be mentioned and their key message was that they cannot partner with a company which is not operating," he said.