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Kenya Airways plans to resume passenger flights

Kenya Airways (KQ) plans to resume passenger flights as soon as the government lifts a travel ban that had been imposed on international flights...

Botswana’s Choppies to exit South Africa, Other African nations

Choppies Enterprise Ltd. plans to close its supermarkets across several African nations in a bid to focus on its growth in Botswana, where it...

Several countries racing to have Africa’s tallest building

Currently, the distinction of being Africa's tallest building belongs to The Leonardo, in Johannesburg’s upmarket Sandton neighborhood. The skyscraper stands 234m high but projects...

Kenya releases updated list of travelers from countries exempted from quarantine

The Kenyan government on Wednesday released an updated list of nations and territories whose citizens/travelers are not subject to the mandatory 14-day quarantine period...

Ethiopia overtakes Ghana as Africa’s fastest growing economy

Ethiopia has overtaken Ghana as Africa’s fastest growing economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday. Ghana – the second-biggest economy – is expected...

Kenya Airways to purchase troubled Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft despite...

Flag carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has reportedly ruled out cancellation of orders it had made to America-headquartered Boeing company to supply it with Boeing...

Ethiopian Airlines ‘fighting for survival’, says CEO

In March, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam stated he felt the coronavirus pandemic was "a temporary problem" – comparable to a natural disaster or...

Ghana’s largest oil field ever discovered off western coast

Norwegian oil exploration company, Aker Energy has announced the discovery of what appears to be the biggest oil find in Ghana’s history to date...

Tanzania signs $1.46 billion loan for standard gauge railway construction

Tanzania has signed a $1.46 billion loan agreement with Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania to fund the construction of 550 km (341.75 miles) of a...

Ethiopian Airlines announces plans for new $5 billion airport

Ethiopian Airlines will start constructing a new $5 billion airport later this year, as the rapidly-expanding carrier outgrows capacity at its current base in...
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