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Urban Mobility Development Opportunities Advanced at ICA Workshops

Urban Mobility Development Opportunities at Infrastructure Consortium Africa urban transport

Policy makers and senior officials responsible for highways, urban roads and transport development in Ethiopia and Ghana, together with the African Development Bank, and mobility stakeholders gathered in Addis Ababa and Accra to identify opportunities for investment to improve sustainable urban transport and mobility in the two cities. ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 30 March 2017 / PRN Africa / — Recent workshops in Ethiopia and Ghana took forward opportunities to develop projects

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Africa Lights the Way to Climate Action as Marrakech Talks Begin

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 08 November 2016 / PRN Africa / — Delegates from 196 countries held up solar lanterns on Monday in a show of solidarity symbolising the transformation to clean technology which is essential to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. This took place as the 22nd Conference of Parties to the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

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Rwanda Launches World’s First On-Demand Emergency Service Using Unmanned Drones

The drones and delivery service are built and operated by Zipline, a California-based robotics company. Rwanda’s drone delivery service will initially focus on blood, an international partnership between UPS®, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Zipline will help the country quickly expand the types of medicines and lifesaving vaccines that can be delivered. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 14, 2016 /CNW/ – Today,

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Dongfeng Yangtse to build EV Bus Factory in Morocco

Dongfeng Yangtse plans to build an assembly plant in Morocco to produce buses and electric vehicles, reports Ecofin Agency, a news service that covers African business news. The assembly plant will cost $101 million (674 million yuan), according to Ecofin, which cited company CEO Wu Tian Cai. Construction will begin soon, and the factory will launch production next year. The

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