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Transport in Zambia – so much to do and so little money

Zambia, with a 19 million population is a landlocked country with an abundance of hydropower potential, yet it struggles to grow its economy. So badly it defaulted on its foreign...

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The great boon to Freight forwarding with the implementation of the Africa Continental Trade Area (AFCFTA)

The freight forwarding business is the thread that runs through most supply chains. It connects individual chain elements, from manufacturer to consumer, whilst these individual elements have their own separate...

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Road Infrastructure Holding Back the Agriculture Business Sector in Tanzania

WoW’s research into the Tanzanian agri-business offers interesting insights. The agri-business sector in Tanzania is extremely important in a country that still has a long way to go towards growing...

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Freight and Road Transport

The South African economy was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. GDP declined by 7% in 2020 with a growth forecast of between 3% and 3.6% for 2021. This had...

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Air Transport and Airport Ground Handling Services Industry

Please feel free to download our free infographic below or purchase the full report here: Air Transport & Airport Ground Handling Services industry report.

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Benevolent Bus Drivers

While it is privately-owned and funded and receives no state support, the mini bus taxi industry is the primary provider of public transport in South Africa and transports 15 million commuters daily as stated in the Who Owns Whom report on the mini bus taxi, bus services and metered taxi industry. The report also discusses the disruption of the meter taxi industry by Uber and similar services and how new technical innovations and big data will change the commuter experience in the future.

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Tunnels and Ferries

We recently returned from a trip to Norway. It was a poor rural agricultural and fishing nation until the discovery of offshore oil in the early 1970s and it now has the second-highest GDP per capita in the world after Switzerland. The country has used its oil wealth to develop expertise in the building of tunnels and ferries which makes getting around Norway a largely stress-free experience.

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South African Taxi Industry

Taxi drivers are not the most popular people the world over, most certainly in South Africa. But there can be few more successful examples of creating order from chaos as...