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African alliance to strengthen economic corridors

The African Corridor Management Alliance is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies…

17 Feb 2017

No-frills hotel chain woos business travellers in East Africa

International hotel chain Tune has introduced the no-frills hospitality concept in Kenya's capital Nairobi. This is the company's first foray into Africa…

13 Feb 2017

Major airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closure

International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria's capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost…

10 Feb 2017

58m travellers for Africa in 2016

1.2 billion people travelled the world in 2016 and of that, 58 million went to Africa – UNWTO…

6 Feb 2017

German-African business summit opens this week

The first German-African business summit to be held in Africa, opens in Nairobi this week…

6 Feb 2017

Africa is relevant, says President Faure, calling for UN reforms

With its population of one billion, Africa was relevant, hence the need for reforms of the UN, especially its highest decision-making body, the Security Council…

31 Jan 2017

ECA, NEPAD launch investors' guide for Africa infrastructure

Africa will need about 360 billion dollars by 2040 to apply the planned ‘16-16-16' infrastructure development programme in Africa…

18 Jan 2017

Third annual WiSci girls STEAM camp in Malawi

100 secondary school girls from Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and the United States will work together to build their science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) skills to address the prevalent gender gap…

17 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

Marriott International expands presence in Algeria

New 201 room Marriott hotel boasts imposing design, prime Mediterranean sea location and commanding views of scenic coastal city…

9 Jan 2017

How to take advantage of opportunities under AGOA

African countries should align AGOA and their developmental integration agenda...

14 Dec 2016

Increase in activity of Moroccan, French companies in Sub-Saharan Africa

In its third edition of the International Development Barometer, BearingPoint observes sustained growth in the turnover of Moroccan and French companies in sub-Saharan Africa...

14 Dec 2016

ECA urges Africa to push ahead with Continental Free Trade Area

Africa needs to move with speed to implement the Continental Free Trade Area next year...

8 Dec 2016

Algeria premier rues low regional trade in Africa

Algeria's premier said Saturday regional trade in Africa was much lower than in other continents as the oil exporter seeks to diversify its revenue stream because of low crude prices...

7 Dec 2016

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