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Driving Africa

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

April 20, 2021

Covid-19 testing: yet another nail in the operators’ coffins

Covid-19 testing: yet another nail in the operators’ coffins April 20, 2021 Cross-border transport operators are facing all sorts of challenges – not least...

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March 22, 2021

Border Trade in Danger at Beitbridge

Border Trade in Danger at Beitbridge March 22, 2021 In the wake of all the damage caused by the border authorities trying to block...

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February 19, 2021

Transport costs strangle economic growth

Transport costs strangle economic growth February 19, 2021 The administered costs of input factors to road freight transport (and many industries) are contributing to...

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February 5, 2021

Hanging in Together

Hanging in Together February 5, 2021 There is a huge need for industry stakeholders to create effective structures for advocacy and negotiation with regional...

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December 17, 2020

Anarchy and control in commercial road transport

Anarchy and control in commercial road transport December 16, 2020 It hasn’t been a good year for road transport in southern Africa, writes NICK...

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November 18, 2020

All roads lead to Kazangula – or do they?

All roads lead to Kazangula – or do they? November 13, 2020 With the opening of the new Kazangula bridge between Botswana and Zambia...

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October 20, 2020

Can regional trade recover post-Covid?

Can regional trade recover post-Covid? October 20, 2020 There is much that needs to be done to facilitate smooth regional trade post-Covid The African...

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September 21, 2020

Obstacles and solutions for regional trade

Obstacles and solutions for regional trade September 21, 2020 The current method of moving goods in intraregional and interregional trade in the East and...

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August 15, 2020

Transist Bureau rocks!

Transist Bureau rocks! August 15, 2020 The Transist Bureau has been doing a sensational job of helping transport operators avoid the pitfalls associated with...

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July 9, 2020

Covid-19 and the transport industry: complete chaos!

Covid-19 and the transport industry: complete chaos! July 9, 2020 Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the transport industry! It has also revealed...

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May 28, 2020

Can one stop border posts work? Part two

We take a look at what needs to be done in order to fix the inefficient border posts in the southern African region. In...

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March 30, 2020

One Stop Border Posts: can they work?

Beitbridge is set to follow in Chirundu’s footsteps as a One Stop Border Post if relevant changes are not implemented In a recent media...

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