The Marketing community of North Africahttp://www.bizcommunity.com//411/423.htmlNorth Africa Marketing news15Marketing news - North Africahttp://biz-file.com/res/img/logo.gifBizcommunity.comhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/en-usTue, 23 May 2017 16:59:15 +0200Risks for Africa growth from Brexit and China's economic downturnhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/160071.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1704/386971-120x120.jpg" alt="Risks for Africa growth from Brexit and China's economic downturn" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >© Akhararat Wathanasing via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]&lt;/span>DAKAR, Senegal - The Economic Commission's macroeconomic policy division director, Adam Elhiraika, says Africa's economic growth declined from 3,7% in 2015 to 1.7% in 2016 due to weak global economic conditions, persistent low oil prices and adverse weather conditions and may further be affected by Brexit.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/160071.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=188&c=423&ct=1&ci=160071">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/160071.htmlWed, 05 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaRags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosionhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/132/423/159535.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1703/385345-120x120.jpg" alt="Bamako, Mali. © Thomas Dutour via" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Bamako, Mali. © Thomas Dutour via [[www.123RF.com 123RF]]&lt;/span>BAMAKO, Mali - Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/132/423/159535.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=132&c=423&ct=1&ci=159535">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/132/423/159535.htmlFri, 24 Mar 2017 09:55:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaAfrican alliance to strengthen economic corridorshttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/148/423/157757.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1702/380073-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>The Economic Commission for Africa, through the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) is holding a meeting in collaboration with the Walvis Bay Corridor Group and other Corridor management Institutions (CMIs) to establish the African Corridor Management Alliance. The Alliance is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies in support of the development and management of economic corridors on the Continent.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/148/423/157757.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=148&c=423&ct=1&ci=157757">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/148/423/157757.htmlFri, 17 Feb 2017 06:13:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaNo-frills hotel chain woos business travellers in East Africahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157537.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1702/379352-120x120.jpg" alt="Tune Hotels" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Tune Hotels&lt;/span>International hotel chain Tune has introduced the no-frills hospitality concept in Kenya's capital Nairobi. Launched in July, the 280-room property is the company's first foray into Africa.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157537.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=111&c=423&ct=1&ci=157537">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157537.htmlMon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaMajor airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closurehttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/423/157488.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1702/379137-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>ABUJA, Nigeria - 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.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/423/157488.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=157&c=423&ct=1&ci=157488">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/157/423/157488.htmlFri, 10 Feb 2017 07:17:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North Africa58m travellers for Africa in 2016http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157182.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1702/378179-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>NAIROBI, Kenya - Destinations worldwide welcomed more than 1.2 billion people in 2016; while 6 billion people toured within their borders, in an unprecedented growth of the domestic travel sector. This is according to the latest tourist barometer report released by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157182.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=111&c=423&ct=1&ci=157182">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157182.htmlMon, 06 Feb 2017 06:25:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaGerman-African business summit opens this weekhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157181.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1702/378178-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>NAIROBI, Kenya - The inaugural German-African Business Summit took place in Berlin in September 2015 and gave some 400 participants from the worlds of business and politics from Germany and Africa the opportunity to discuss Africa's prospects and potential and to make new contacts. The summit will be held in Africa for the first time from 8-10 February 2017.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157181.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=111&c=423&ct=1&ci=157181">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/111/423/157181.htmlMon, 06 Feb 2017 06:14:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaAfrica is relevant, says President Faure, calling for UN reformshttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/189/423/156934.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1701/377413-120x120.jpg" alt="Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Image by 123RF&lt;/span>Seychelles President Danny Faure called on the new Secretary General of the United Nations (UNSG), Antonio Gueterres, for a new inclusive leadership by the United Nations as the only means to ensure that 1 billion Africans are not marginalised in decision making that affect our continent. He called for a pragmatic approach to the partnership between the UN and Africa.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/189/423/156934.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=189&c=423&ct=1&ci=156934">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/189/423/156934.htmlTue, 31 Jan 2017 07:07:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaECA, NEPAD launch investors' guide for Africa infrastructurehttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/156354.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1701/375770-120x120.jpg" alt="Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Image by 123RF" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Image by 123RF&lt;/span>DAKAR, Senegal - International experts, ambassadors, high officials and entrepreneurs gathered in Dakar in December for the launch of ‘16 infrastructure projects for African integration'. This document is an investors' guidebook produced by the Economic Commission for Africa and the NEPAD Agency.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/156354.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=188&c=423&ct=1&ci=156354">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/188/423/156354.htmlWed, 18 Jan 2017 07:03:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North AfricaHilton continues Moroccan expansion with first hotel in Casablancahttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/423/156299.html<p><img src="http://c.biz-file.com/c/1701/375658-120x120.jpg" alt="Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf" width="120" height="120" align="left" /><br><span >Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf&lt;/span>CASABLANCA, Morocco - Hilton has signed a management agreement with Group Sadiki to open its first hotel in Casablanca. The news follows the conclusion of a landmark year for Hilton in Morocco which saw it re-establish a presence in the country in March 2016, with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Tanger City Centre.<br> <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/423/156299.html">Read more...</a> | <a href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/SendToFriend.aspx?l=145&c=423&ct=1&ci=156299">Send to a friend</a></p><div style="clear:left"></div>http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/145/423/156299.htmlTue, 17 Jan 2017 07:48:00 +0200Bizcommunity Marketing North Africa