Road freight in Sub-Saharan Africa goes digital with DHL’s Saloodo!

First international digital road freight platform to be launched in the continent; Provides shippers and carriers a one-stop platform for road freight connections for domestic shipments within South Africa and international movements to several neighbouring countries; Further expansion to connect …

Economy in Mind, Bolsonaro Changes Tack and Cozies Up to Xi

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – What a difference a year makes.

In the months before last year’s presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at the Chinese government by visiting Taiwan, Beijing’s archrival.

Now, as …

South African Airways restructuring to affect nearly 1,000 workers

PRETORIA, South Africa’s troubled state-owned airline announced a restructuring process that could affect 944 employees and lead to job losses.

South African Airways (SAA) is deep in debt and has been struggling despite several government bail outs.

Finance Minister Tito …

Desert Locusts Put Ethiopian Crops At Risk

Ethiopian agriculture officials say they are taking steps to control a major locust infestation that could threaten some of the country’s staple crops.

Swarms of the schistocerca gregaria – better known as the desert locust – arrived in Ethiopia in …

Desert Locusts Put Ethiopian Crops At Risk

Ethiopian agriculture officials say they are taking steps to control a major locust infestation that could threaten some of the country’s staple crops.

Swarms of the schistocerca gregaria – better known as the desert locust – arrived in Ethiopia in …

Rights Groups Defend AP Reporter Forced to Leave South Sudan

For years, Sam Mednick has covered developments in South Sudan for the Associated Press, but last month she was forced to leave the country, after the government’s media authority accused her of reporting false information and revoked her credentials.

Now, …