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Aviation: Air Zimbabwe multi-million dollar capital injection

State-owned Air Zimbabwe needs $260 million in new capital because it is insolvent and wants the government to take over $298 million in debts to help turn around the loss-making carrier, its officials said on Monday.

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Transport: Aviation and Maritime reforms beckon

Aircraft on runway in Ghana. Photo©Arne Hoel/The World Bank Africa's aviation industry is beginning to pick up thanks to the continent's impressive economic growth, but with seaports infrastructure largely abandoned in many countries in Africa over the years, there is urgent need for huge investments.

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Ghana: Taxi drivers fight new by-law

Photo©hausanigerian.blogspot.comTaxi drivers in Ghana's capital Accra have been told to join transport unions, following a directive from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) forcing them to register.

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Transport: South Africa's Tshepo Lucky Montana rides the rails

Tshepo Lucky Montana CEO, Passenger Rail agency of South Africa/Photo©Robert Tshabalala/Gallo/GettyAs group CEO of the Passenger Rail agency of South Africa (PRASA), Tshepo Lucky Montana has embarked on a vast programme to invest in new rolling stock over the next 20 years.

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Nigeria's reforms chug along, sometimes stall

Toot, toot! President Goodluck Jonathan kept his promise to invest fuel subsidy money into roads and rail – and got a cement train named after him/Photo©PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFPThe Nigerian government is pressing on with renewal in all transport sectors with varying degrees of success.

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