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PhysOrg
Wireless charging and discharging for electric vehiclesThis coil system for the inductive charging of electric cars is built into the
Wireless charging and discharging for electric vehicles
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
This coil system for the inductive charging of electric cars is built into the road. Credit: Fraunhofer IWES In the future, a wireless charging system will allow electric cars not only to charge their batteries, but also to feed energy back into the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Task team set to quell Go George tensions The group was set up following violent protests in Thembalethu over the local
Task team set to quell Go George tensions
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The group was set up following violent protests in Thembalethu over the local BRT system. FILE: A bus was set alight near a depot in George during violent protests. Picture: Werner Vermaak... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Loans, Their Use and MisuseTHE Federal Ministry of Transport's Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Bashar, while
On Loans, Their Use and Misuse
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
THE Federal Ministry of Transport's Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Bashar, while briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on that ministry the other day, said that on the watch of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, immediate past finance minister, a substantial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Technical Consultants Advised Amaechi Against Monorail ProjectPort Harcourt — As the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Rivers Stat
How Technical Consultants Advised Amaechi Against Monorail Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Port Harcourt — As the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Rivers State Government to probe the sale of valued assets of the state and other matters continued its sitting on Friday, the technical consultant to the state on the monorail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC to Brainstorm Infrastructure DealsNairobi — In November participants from the East African Community (EAC) public
EAC to Brainstorm Infrastructure Deals
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — In November participants from the East African Community (EAC) public and private sector are to meet in Nairobi to brainstorm infrastructure development writes JOSEPH BURITE. The Project East Africa Summit is being hosted by the Kenya... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TMA Refutes Heavy Rains Misleading InformationThe Tanzania Metrological Authority (TMA) has refuted claims that it is the sou
TMA Refutes Heavy Rains Misleading Information
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Tanzania Metrological Authority (TMA) has refuted claims that it is the source of the message circulating on social media networks of reports of heavy rains and strong gusty winds to hit Dar es Salaam, Coast Region, Tanga, Zanzibar and Pemba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rivers Monorail Project No Longer Tenable After Gulping N33.9 Billion, Says Technical PartnerPort-Harcourt — After receiving over N22 billion for its services, the technica
Rivers Monorail Project No Longer Tenable After Gulping N33.9 Billion, Says Technical Partner
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Port-Harcourt — After receiving over N22 billion for its services, the technical partners to the Rivers State government on the controversial Monorail project, ARCUS GIBBS Nig Ltd, has said the project was no longer tenable. The company also... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lost at sea: The Rose-Noelle storyThe crew from the Rose-Noelle after 119 days at sea. From left: Phillip Hofman,
Lost at sea: The Rose-Noelle story
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The crew from the Rose-Noelle after 119 days at sea. From left: Phillip Hofman, Rick Hellriegel and Jim Nalepka. Photo / Supplied. The story of the Rose-Noelle, Abandoned, is currently showing on Sunday Theatre It was the story of the year: four... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
MVA only $230MOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was not telling the truth when he said the Mo
MVA only $230M
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was not telling the truth when he said the Motor Vehicles Authority (MVA) building in Caroni cost the Government over $1 billion, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday. “That is totally not true. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amaechi Shuns Judicial Panel as EFCC Probes Ex-GovernorPort Harcourt — Immediate past governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has
Amaechi Shuns Judicial Panel as EFCC Probes Ex-Governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Port Harcourt — Immediate past governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has shunned invitation to appear before the judicial commission of inquiry probing his administration's sale of valued public assets and other related matters. It has been... Read more
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The Register
Germany to fork out BEELLLIONS for farmers' broadbandUnder-investing cable companies in Germany are to get a €2.7bn hand-out to brin
Germany to fork out BEELLLIONS for farmers' broadband
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
Under-investing cable companies in Germany are to get a €2.7bn hand-out to bring high-speed broadband to the countryside. Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt told national daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that the grants wil be given... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Okays Railway Rehabilitation ProjectsThe on-going railway modernisation projects initiated by the federal government
Buhari Okays Railway Rehabilitation Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The on-going railway modernisation projects initiated by the federal government during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan have been sanctioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. Apparently impressed by the developments in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commission of Inquiry - Amaechi Sacked Cabinet to Award Monorail Project to TSIPort Harcourt — Officials of the Rivers State Ministry of Transport on Thursday
Commission of Inquiry - Amaechi Sacked Cabinet to Award Monorail Project to TSI
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Port Harcourt — Officials of the Rivers State Ministry of Transport on Thursday told the Judicial Commission of Inquiry investigating the sale of valued assets of the state and other matters by former Governor Chibuike Amaechi's administration that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proper Risk Assessment and Mitigation Will Stem Air AccidentsFormer Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency and current
Proper Risk Assessment and Mitigation Will Stem Air Accidents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Former Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency and currently, Deputy MD of Arik Air, Captain Ado Sanusi reasons that sustained safety procedure in all facets of aviation, will help prevent air crashes in Nigeria. He spoke to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Directs NPA to Offset Maritime Workers' Salary ArrearsAbuja — The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity on Thursday called on t
Ministry Directs NPA to Offset Maritime Workers' Salary Arrears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abuja — The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity on Thursday called on the management of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to hasten the payment of salary arrears owed to stevedoring workers at the nation's ports. The ministry in a statement... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:19 pmSpeech: New Zealand GovernmentSimon Bridges28 AU
Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:19 pmSpeech: New Zealand GovernmentSimon Bridges28 AUGUST, 2015Road Transport Forum 2015Good afternoon and thank you for having me here - it is great to have the opportunity to speak to you... Read more
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Business Insider
The Communist Party is furious that Tianjin officials are downplaying the death toll of the catastropheThe Communist Party's top leadership was infuriated with the Tianjin government
The Communist Party is furious that Tianjin officials are downplaying the death toll of the catastrophe
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
The Communist Party's top leadership was infuriated with the Tianjin government's attempts to underplay the death toll of the twin blasts that rocked the port city more than two weeks ago, and which has now risen to 145, the South China Morning Post... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Transport Minister post is a thankless job, Lee Kuan Yew told Raymond LimSINGAPORE: During his time heading the transport ministry, the late Mr Lee Kuan
Transport Minister post is a thankless job, Lee Kuan Yew told Raymond Lim
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: During his time heading the transport ministry, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew asked to meet one day, where they discussed various matters relating to transport, such as Electronic Road Pricing and Certificate of Entitlement, outgoing Member of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More talk as Auckland congestion worsens27 August 2015 MEDIA STATEMENTThe main impact of the Government’s agreement wit
More talk as Auckland congestion worsens
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
27 August 2015 MEDIA STATEMENTThe main impact of the Government’s agreement with Auckland Council today will be simply to delay still further decisions needed to relieve the city’s traffic congestion, says... Read more
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CNET
Uber driver accused of sexual assault in ChinaUber is coming under fire again for its drivers allegedly sexually assaulting f
Uber driver accused of sexual assault in China
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Uber is coming under fire again for its drivers allegedly sexually assaulting female passengers. This time its in China, one of Uber's fastest growing markets. Chinese police arrested an Uber driver in Chengdu on Wednesday for allegedly pulling a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soldiers Storm Magistrate Court, Beat Up Court Officials, Set Free Couple Arraigned for Traffic OffenceBenin City — There was pandemonium wednesday in the premises of the Evbuoriaria
Soldiers Storm Magistrate Court, Beat Up Court Officials, Set Free Couple Arraigned for Traffic Offence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Benin City — There was pandemonium wednesday in the premises of the Evbuoriaria Magistrate Courts in Benin-City, Edo State, as soldiers stormed one of the courts to set free a couple arraigned by officials of the state War Against Indiscipline (WAI)... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Chinese Authorities Arrest A Dozen People Over Explosions In TianjinChinese authorities detained a dozen people on Thursday in connection with an e
Chinese Authorities Arrest A Dozen People Over Explosions In Tianjin
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Chinese authorities detained a dozen people on Thursday in connection with an explosion in the Chinese port city of Tianjin that left at least 139 people dead. Reporting from Shanghai, NPR's Frank Langfit filed this report for our Newscast... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tunisair Takes Delivery of Its Second Airbus A330-200Tunis, — National flag carrier Tunisair, on Monday, took delivery of its second
Tunisair Takes Delivery of Its Second Airbus A330-200
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Tunis, — National flag carrier Tunisair, on Monday, took delivery of its second Airbus A 330-200, brining the number of aircraft in its fleet to 30, the national carrier announced in a statement Tuesday. For its ferry flight, the new A 330-200 of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Enables Economic Diversification, GrowthWerda — Minister of Transport and Communications Honorable Tshenolo Mabeo says
ICT Enables Economic Diversification, Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Werda — Minister of Transport and Communications Honorable Tshenolo Mabeo says government has an important role to play in creating a knowledge-based economy that will drive sustainable development and societal benefits for all. Officiating at the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Gov’t secures water buses for commuters on Volta LakeRegional News of Thursday, 27 August 2015 One of the water buses on the volta
Gov’t secures water buses for commuters on Volta Lake
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
Regional News of Thursday, 27 August 2015 One of the water buses on the volta Lake The government has secured three water buses to ferry commuters on the Volta Lake. The 55-seater water buses were acquired by the government at the cost of $22,500... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Reviews N117 Billion Second Niger Bridge ContractThe Federal Government has asked the Ministry of Works to review the Second Nig
FG Reviews N117 Billion Second Niger Bridge Contract
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Federal Government has asked the Ministry of Works to review the Second Niger Bridge contract and justify its actual cost. The Director-General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Aminu Dikko, disclosed this to State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plot to Fleece U.S $240 000 From Ministry BackfiresMinistry of Finance and Economic Development officials accused of conniving to
Plot to Fleece U.S $240 000 From Ministry Backfires
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development officials accused of conniving to swindle the ministry of $240 000 were stopped in their tracks after the money they requested for the Harare-Masvingo Road construction exceeded funds availed by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$4.2 billion to be invested in Auckland's transport systemThe Govt and Auckland Council signed off terms of reference setting out how to
$4.2 billion to be invested in Auckland's transport system
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The Govt and Auckland Council signed off terms of reference setting out how to develop the city's transport system. Photo / Jason Oxenham The Government and Auckland Council have today signed off terms of reference setting out how central and local... Read more
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Business Insider
China has detained 11 government officials and 12 suspects possibly connected with the Tianjin explosionsMost of the officials have been accused of dereliction of duty while one has be
China has detained 11 government officials and 12 suspects possibly connected with the Tianjin explosions
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Most of the officials have been accused of dereliction of duty while one has been held for alleged abuse of power, state media reported. The officials worked in the transport ministry, Tianjin’s city government, the port authority and customs. They... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Terms of Reference agreed for AucklandMinister of Transport27 August 2015 The Government has today signed a Terms of
Terms of Reference agreed for Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Minister of Transport27 August 2015 The Government has today signed a Terms of Reference with Auckland Council, setting out how central and local government will work together to agree on an approach to develop... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collideThe driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision i
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collide
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
The driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision in the area of Highway 20 and Concession 4 in West Lincoln Wednesday. The pick-up truck collided head on with the transport truck at about 4:30 p.m., the Niagara Regional... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collideThe driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision i
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collide
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
The driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision in the area of Highway 20 and Concession 4 in West Lincoln Wednesday. The pick-up truck collided head on with the transport truck at about 4:30 p.m., the Niagara Regional... Read more
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Welland Tribune
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collideThe driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision i
One dead after pick-up, transport truck collide
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
The driver of a pick-up truck was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision in the area of Highway 20 and Concession 4 in West Lincoln Wednesday. The pick-up truck collided head on with the transport truck at about 4:30 p.m., the Niagara Regional... Read more
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Business Wire
Freetech Successfully Completed Tianjin Expressway Maintenance ProjectHONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freetech Road Recycling Technology (Holdings) Limit
Freetech Successfully Completed Tianjin Expressway Maintenance Project
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freetech Road Recycling Technology (Holdings) Limited (“Freetech”, or the “Group;” stock code: HK.6888), a leading and fast-growing asphalt pavement maintenance service provider, announced that the Group had successfully... Read more
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The Star
Johor JPJ acknowledges teething problems with VEP online registrationJOHOR BARU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has acknowledged that there are
Johor JPJ acknowledges teething problems with VEP online registration
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
JOHOR BARU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has acknowledged that there are teething problems with the online registrations of foreign vehicles for the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP). JPJ deputy director general (administration) Datuk Arifin Che Mat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Collection of Vehicle Licence Renewal Fee Starts in SeptemberThe Ethiopian Road Fund planned to collect above 300 million Br in the next fis
Collection of Vehicle Licence Renewal Fee Starts in September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Ethiopian Road Fund planned to collect above 300 million Br in the next fiscal year with the introduction of a fee for vehicle licence renewal that is planned to start in September. Until the end of January in the next fiscal year the Road Fund... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lusaka - Tale of a Haphazard CityTO begin with, Lusaka itself was a very pleasant surprise and turned out to be
Lusaka - Tale of a Haphazard City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
TO begin with, Lusaka itself was a very pleasant surprise and turned out to be modern, spotlessly clean city with an abundance of parks and gardens. Indeed, it was much nicer than any of the dirty Lancastrian towns with which I was familiar. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AYS Cycling Solutions Seeks PartnershipGaborone — A newly established company, AYS Cycling Solutions based in Tlokweng
AYS Cycling Solutions Seeks Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Gaborone — A newly established company, AYS Cycling Solutions based in Tlokweng is determined to partner with ministries to upgrade them to achieve their objectives through the use of Electronic Bicycles (E Bikes). The selected ministries include... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Set for Harare-B/Bridge Road DualisationDUALISATION of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway could soon kick off after
All Set for Harare-B/Bridge Road Dualisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
DUALISATION of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway could soon kick off after Government last Friday invited consulting engineering firms to submit bids for the key road link between Zimbabwe and its major trading partner in the region, South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zinara, City Row Scuttles U.S $400 Million Road DealThe Zimbabwe National Roads Administration has been accused of scuttling a $400
Zinara, City Row Scuttles U.S $400 Million Road Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration has been accused of scuttling a $400 million deal to rehabilitate roads in Harare by refusing to guarantee a loan from a South African investor as the administrator of the roads fund. Harare city... Read more
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NZCity
MetService in talks with BBC for more workNew Zealand's MetService is in talks with the BBC about doing more work for it
MetService in talks with BBC for more work
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
New Zealand's MetService is in talks with the BBC about doing more work for it after the UK's national weather service lost its lucrative contract with the broadcaster. After nearly a century of providing weather forecasting services to the BBC,... Read more
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Independent
Kinneir and Calvert: Graphic designers behind Britain's road signs to be celebrated 50 years after revolutionising our highwaysYes, the first new-fangled motorways were being built, cars were becoming more
Kinneir and Calvert: Graphic designers behind Britain's road signs to be celebrated 50 years after revolutionising our highways
Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Yes, the first new-fangled motorways were being built, cars were becoming more affordable, and Britons were able to get from A to B quicker than ever before. But the road signs to direct them there were a mess. They broke the Geneva Convention – of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Qatari Diplomat Talks of Further Strengthening Banjul-Doha TiesThe ambassador of the State of Qatar to The Gambia, His Excellency Mohamed Nase
Qatari Diplomat Talks of Further Strengthening Banjul-Doha Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The ambassador of the State of Qatar to The Gambia, His Excellency Mohamed Naser Al-Kaabi said Banjul-Doha ties will reach new levels of fruitful relations for the government and people of both countries. He said last year's state visit by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Expectations High As Abdullahi Returns to NPAAn enormous task lies ahead of Alhaji Habib Abdullahi as he returns to his seat
Expectations High As Abdullahi Returns to NPA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
An enormous task lies ahead of Alhaji Habib Abdullahi as he returns to his seat as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Ports Authority. One of the highpoints of former President Goodluck Jonathan's twilight days in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Douala-Bangui Corridor - Truck Drivers to Resume ActivityInformation from the Transport Ministry of the Central African Republic, CAR, r
Douala-Bangui Corridor - Truck Drivers to Resume Activity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Information from the Transport Ministry of the Central African Republic, CAR, reveals that the UN Peacekeeping Mission to the country, MINUSCA has taken fresh measures to protect Cameroonian and Central African truck drivers as well as goods along... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between Dangote and ChamscityFirst the good news: "It was a little over four years ago, precisely on the 28t
Between Dangote and Chamscity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
First the good news: "It was a little over four years ago, precisely on the 28th of July 2011, that we gathered here to witness the groundbreaking ceremony of this cement plant. I am excited that we are back here today in Maisaiti district, Ndola,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
125 Used Buses Imported From France to Strengthen Fleet of TranstuTunis, — Some 125 used buses imported from France will soon strengthen the bus
125 Used Buses Imported From France to Strengthen Fleet of Transtu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Tunis, — Some 125 used buses imported from France will soon strengthen the bus fleet of TRANSTU in Greater Tunis, Minister of Transport Mahmoud Ben Romdhane said on Thursday. The buses are "in good condition," the minister added on the sidelines of... Read more
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Quartz
China’s deadly Tianjin explosions show the limits of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive - Quartz Guanxi Even as the government censors online “rumors” and...
China’s deadly Tianjin explosions show the limits of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive
Quartz / Posted 11 days ago
- Quartz Guanxi Even as the government censors online “rumors” and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heavy vehicle owners could be charged for use of certain roadsFinance Minister Bill English yesterday released the 30 Year National Infrastru
Heavy vehicle owners could be charged for use of certain roads
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Finance Minister Bill English yesterday released the 30 Year National Infrastructure plan, which contains initiatives to help the country cope with aging infrastructure. Photo / Mark Mitchell A trial that could see heavy vehicle owners charged for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motor Emissions Project LaunchedThe Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA), in its quest to prevent environment
Motor Emissions Project Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA), in its quest to prevent environmental pollution has launched a project dubbed the Motor Emission Programme in Accra, today. The programme is aimed obtaining a baseline information and data to help control... Read more
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