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EIB support to help unlock Great North Road’s potential for Zambians

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €110 million (ZMK 1.27 billion) concessional loan with the Zambian Ministry of Finance in support of the Great North Road (T2), which will be followed by the signature of an EU grant of €72.45m that will complement EIB financing. Support for a regional project The overall project, […]


Why cloud is key to unlocking rail industry growth

Norman Frisch, Business Development Transport Solutions at Huawei Enterprise, says harnessing the power of cloud computing, coupled with the shift from analogue and toward broadband communications, not only helps improve internal efficiency for rail operators but also has the potential to open up new services that come along with adopting Digital Transformation. South Africa’s current […]


SITA Air Transport Community announces innovation winners

The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in partnership with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has awarded a US$10,000 prize to Wits University students Jules Ntumba, Tso Mello and Fiona Ndlovu. The group, one of seven finalists, was shortlisted through a competition to address what information, tools or technology first-time air […]


Massdiscounters adopts Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility solution

Massdiscounters, a leading distribution chain, has adopted Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility solution. The solution, paired with Trackmatic’s detailed business analytics, has transformed key performance indicators, with objective, empirically based driver performance KPIs improving by 14% and significant savings on fuel, productivity and time. Massdiscounters heads up the two retail chains Game and DionWired and is a […]


Trackmatic proves the case for Driver-Led Visibility at Eurasiayan Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

The CEO of Trackmatic will showcase how the transportation and logistics industry can transform operations by blending people at the 2018 Eurasiayan Supply Chain and Logistics Forum. The solution, according to David Slotow, is to empower the driver and turn the person who sits behind the wheel into the solution. “Individuals and businesses expect their […]


Next-generation traffic software platform launched by Genetic

A next-generation software platform that offers a modern approach to traffic operations has been launched by leading technology provider Genetic. Designed to deliver greater oversight and efficiency for traffic operations, Traffic Sense brings a unified view of traffic systems, taps into emerging technologies, such as video and data analytics, and introduces a higher level of […]


MTN and Huawei deploy connected driver IoT solution in SA

MTN Business has launched a connected driver, usage-based insurance (UBI) solution in partnership with Huawei. MTN will be the first mobile operator in South Africa to commercially deploy a connected driver solution, which uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and assess driver behaviour and motivate better driving. Connected driver solution in car insurance […]


GE Nigeria releases latest report in ‘Future of Work’ series

General Electric (GE) Nigeria, has released a White Paper titled The Future of Work in Nigeria. Bridging the Skills Gap: The Key to Unlocking Nigeria’s Inherent Potential as part of the company’s global ‘The Future of Work’ series to highlight the need for investment in sustainable skills development. In this 2017 issue, GE commissioned a […]


Machine learning and the smart autonomous vehicles revolution

Machine learning is going to fundamentally alter our world for the better. We can confidently say that because machine learning is making great strides in improving sectors such as healthcare and manufacturing and assisting in the prediction of supply and demand levels across a plethora of industries. For those who are into science fiction, the […]


ETELM showcases the latest solutions required for safe cities in Africa

ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced mission critical communications infrastructures, is using this week’s Mission Critical Africa to discuss how its 4GLinked solution is meeting the growing demand for safe cities across Africa and beyond. ETELM’s 4GLinked solution has been designed with mission critical users in mind, allowing a balance between cost, service, and coverage. […]