Transportation in Congo Brazzaville

  • 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.
  • Aviation in the Congo 20 years carrying Congo through the clouds

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2015/05/26 One of the Republic of the Congo’s longest serving airlines, Trans Air Congo has grown from a one-flight-a-day service, to a top class travel provider for the West African region Last year Trans Air Congo marked its 20th year as one of the Republic of the Congo’s leading airlines. Set up by the El-Hage family, for over two decades the service has been carrying passengers between the country’s two major hubs, from its base at Pointe-Noire Airport to the capital city of Brazzaville.
  • The Angolan government is working on building rail links with the Democratic Republic of Congo

    ANGOLA, 2014/03/16 The Angolan government is working on building rail links with the Democratic Republic of Congo so that it can re-establish links with East African nations, the Minister for Transport, Augusto da Silva Tomás said Thursday in Lobito. During a visit by Zambia’s Transport Minister, Yafunkwa Mucanga, Silva Tomás as well said that the governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia were discussing where the rail links would be made, drawing up technical studies, inclunding training teams to later begin building work.
  • The Congolese government and the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCCI)

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2013/12/23 The Congolese government and the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCCI) have signed an agreement in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital, for the rehabilitation of the Congo-Océan Railway (CFCO), according to an official statement. The agreement was signed by the Congolese Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Rodolphe Adada, and the Director General of CRCCI for African French-speaking nations, Chang Xuehui, Thursday. CRCCI will conduct technical and financial feasibility studies and again seek funding to rehabilitate the Pointe-Noire-Brazzaville and Mbinda-Mont-Belo rail links.
  • The global air cargo market growth

    ANGOLA, 2013/07/03 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says the world air cargo market increase continued to flat line in May, broadly following the trend of the last 18 months. World freight tonne kilometers increased just 0.8 % in May compared to a year ago, IATA said in an official release on Wednesday. Capacity, however, increased by 2.1 % causing load factors to fall to 44.9 % — their lowest level since the post crisis recovery. As about 60 % of world air cargo utilizes capacity in the belly of passenger aircraft, managing capacity at a time at the same time as increase in air travel is outpacing that of cargo is particularly challenging.