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Driving Africa

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

July 19, 2021

South African freight logistics in crisis

South African freight logistics in crisis July 16, 2021 Want to know how healthy South Africa’s economy is? Then look no further than its...

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July 19, 2021

Growing autonomously?

Growing autonomously? July 16, 2021 Despite the pandemic, the global commercial vehicle market is set for substantial growth, with the construction industry expected to...

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June 17, 2021

Commercial road freight regulation in SA: what a mess!

Commercial road freight regulation in SA: what a mess! June 17, 2021 The rules and regulations governing the movement of road freight in South...

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May 14, 2021

Road to rail: a “Holy Grail”

Road to rail: a “Holy Grail” May 14, 2021 The often-stated but somewhat nebulous objective of the South African government was to reverse the...

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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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