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Transportation in Mauritania

  • 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.
  • Mauritania Airlines resumes flights to Europe after 3-year ban

    MAURITANIA, 2013/05/11 Nouakchott, Mauritania - Mauritanian national carrier 'Mauritania Airlines' on Wednesday resumed flights to Europe following the ban slammed on it in 2010, according to statement  The Nouakchott-Las Palmas flight marks the resumption of service by the airline to the European destination.
  • Mauritania’s airline industry

    MAURITANIA, 2012/12/08 The Islamic Republic of Mauritania’s airline industry is rejoicing over the removal of the country’s ban by the European Commission. During its usual updating of the inventory of airlines considered to be posing a threat to the European community’s airline industry and security, the European Union committee for aerial security decided to uplift the country’s ban.
  • Morocco, Mauritania sign transport deal 2012-09-08

    MAURITANIA, 2012/09/08 Mauritania and Morocco last week signed an agreement, which allows their national air companies to perform weekly flights between the two capitals. The accord was the result of a three-day visit by Moroccan Transportation Minister Abdelaziz Rebbah to Nouakchott, which ended on Friday (August 31st). The document "represents a fair share" between Mauritania Airways and Royal Air Maroc, according to the final communique. The majority of connections have until now been offered by the Moroccan company.