Investment in Africa is big business and the list of major corporations funding projects across the continent is rapidly growing. From the Chinese construction and engineering firms pushing infrastructural development to the biggest names in technology driving innovation, there’s serious money
Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali.
A 756-km rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti has officially started commercial operation.
Innovation is highlighted as a key driver for Africa’s long-term development. In the words of Makhtar Diop, the World Bank’s Vice President for Africa: “Innovation is absolutely key to African stability and growth in the coming decades”. However, the continent faces
Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.
Uganda’s environment minister Mary Goretti Kitutu has decried the country’s ongoing issue with air pollution, following a World Health Organisation (WHO) report that says 80% of the country’s population is breathing polluted air.
Rwanda is set to open up its visa on arrival programme to visitors from every country, starting from January 1, 2018.
Ethiopia’s central bank devalued the country’s currency on Tuesday, in a bid to boost stagnating exports.
TEDGlobal, an annual conference “celebrates human ingenuity by exploring ideas, innovation and creativity” returns to Tanzania on Sunday – a decade since the country first hosted the event.
Africa’s agricultural potential is no secret, but it remains unrealised. The only realistic future for African country is a self-sufficient one, where agriculture sectors are strong enough to feed themselves and generate vital income through exports. Famine and food insecurity