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South Africa has no plans to privatize Eskom debt

The South African government has ruled out the possibility of privatizing debt-ridden electricity utility Eskom blamed for constant power blackouts. The Department of Public Enterprises...

Ethio-Djibouti railway set to mark two years of service

Ethiopia and Djibouti are set to mark two years' operational anniversary of Africa's first fully-electrified transnational railway in January 2020, Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting...

Kenya government demands Facebook data on Kenyan users

Facebook says on five separate occasions during the first half of 2019 that Kenyan government officials demanded private information about Kenyan users. According to the...

Public Enterprises Minister, unions meet to resolve SAA strike

Striking South African Airways workers and South Africa’s Public Enterprises minister meet Tuesday in an effort to resolve a work stoppage that has entered...

South African Airways to resume select regional flights

South African Airways (SAA) on Monday announced its decision to reinstate several flights on the African continent despite a strike that continues to grip...

MTN deal with Cell C sends Telkom stock price down 5...

South Africa’s MTN Group has signed an expanded roaming and services agreement with the country’s third-biggest carrier Cell C, MTN said on Monday, pushing...

Unions threaten to ground South Africa’s aviation industry

Striking unions threatened to shut down South Africa’s entire aviation industry on Sunday by extending industrial action beyond state-run South African Airways. SAA has canceled...

Global robotics firm inches closer to launch in Rwanda

Fabrice Goffin, the Belgian owner of a company specialising in new robotics solutions, on Friday gave The New Times Rwanda, a demonstration of what...

Rwanda’s GDP projected to grow by 8.5 pct in 2019: National...

Rwanda's real GDP is projected to grow by 8.5 percent in 2019 and 8.1 percent in 2020, the country's central bank said Friday. The real...

African airlines must focus on safety, cost-competitiveness – IATA

The African aviation industry needs to focus on safety, cost-competitiveness, gender diversity and opening up travel and trade on the continent. According to the International...
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