Africa

Dahabshiil, AECF partner to support SME investment in Somali regions

With operations in Kenya, the two are keen to grow businesses in the region.

South African Airways resumes flights after bankruptcy

The government agreed in June to sell a 51-percent stake to a group of investors.

TMEA and AfCFTA join forces to unlock Africa’s trade potential

The two are united in their shared goal of increasing prosperity in Africa through the liberalisation of trade

Aviation players call for consolidation of air transport for industry sustainability

They spoke during a high level workshop on African airlines consolidation

EABC in partnership with East Africa Tourism Platform to fast track the sector's recovery

As uptake of vaccines increases and recovery efforts start, many nations are cooperating to revive tourism

African airlines to book Sh900.3bn loss on slow recovery–AFRAA

This as re-start of operations on intercontinental routes and vaccination status of the continent remain low

Jambojet commences Nairobi-Goma direct flights

The launch of the flights is aimed at opening up business and tourism opportunities between the two countries

Kenya-Ethiopia eye small players to boost trade at new border

High tariff bands have for years seen traders use porous borders to sneak in goods.

Fonds de Solidarite Africain becomes Shelter Afrique’s 47th shareholder

FSA joins Africa Development Bank and Africa Reinsurance Corporation under ‘Class-B’ shareholding category

Nigeria's Buhari signs historic oil overhaul bill into law

Amendments to the package allowed a series of concessions for oil companies.

African youth farmers missing out on agritech innovations–report

More than half of Africa’s rural population is employed in the agriculture sector

EAC States to jointly invest in vaccine manufacturing in efforts towards recovery

The region is working on strengthening partnerships between the private sector and EAC Partner States’

EABC urges East African states to liberalize air transport

According to findings by EABC,air-transport liberalization is set to lower flight costs by 9%

Digital transformation initiative for Africa’s agri-food sector unveiled

This targets to reach and support 50,000 farmers and at least 50 cooperatives

Full implementation of AfCFTA to boost Africa's income by $450b, World bank says

The pact will help cushion the negative effects of Covid-19 on economic growth by supporting regional trade

East African Business Council to champion EAC economic growth

Low access to vaccines, slow vaccine roll-out and potentially high cost of vaccinations risk holding back the recovery ...

Egypt tips Kenya on tourism recovery

Egypt and Kenya discussing how to promote tourism between the two countries