First direct Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years takes off

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestEthiopian Airlines conducted the first direct passenger flights between Addis Ababa and Asmara, reconnecting Eritrea and Ethiopia after a 20-year

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First Made-in-Africa B2B Pan-Continental E-Commerce Platform launched

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestPan-Africa’s pioneer Business to Business (B2B) e-commerce platform for made-in- Africa products, AFRIMART, has been launched on Tuesday, 17th July,

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Could Africa’s long-term trading currency be the renminbi?

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestIn global trade corridors, the renminbi (RMB) is maturing, albeit with some teething issues as it evolves from an emerging-market

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Obama in Kenya for his sister’s project, then to South Africa

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestFormer US President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya on Sunday, July 15, 2018 for a quick family visit before he

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Barclays Africa changes name to ABSA Group effective today

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestBarclays Africa has changed its name to ABSA Group effective today [11 July,2018]. It follows the completion of a corporate

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Osinbajo to showcase growth of Nigeria’s technology, entertainment sectors

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestNigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is leading a public-private sector collaborative investment roadshow to the United States (US) where he

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Hafez Ghanem takes over as World Bank’s Vice President for Africa

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestThe World Bank has appointed Hafez Ghanem as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, effective July 1. A

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Macron, Elumelu Advise Young African Entrepreneurs

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestPresident of the French Republic,  Emmanuel Macron, has advised young African entrepreneurs not to allow the fear of failure to

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TEF Interactive Session: Macron Embraces African Entrepreneurship

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestFrench President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa, speaking to Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs

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Africa’s hotel industry to grow further in 5 years – PwC report

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGoogle+PinterestAfrica’s hotel sector has the potential for further growth over the next five years. An increase in the number of

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