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Chinese embassies in Kenya and S. Africa hold virtual receptions for...

  Chinese ambassadors to Kenya and South Africa have been holding receptions for China’s National Day. October 1st marks the 71st anniversary of the founding...

Ethiopian Airlines riding out pandemic on strength of cargo boom

Ethiopian Airlines has lost more than $1 billion in revenue during the coronavirus pandemic but has so far managed to avoid seeking a bailout...

Nigeria’s main unions suspend planned strike after government talks

Nigerian labor unions agreed with the government on Monday to suspend a planned strike over fuel and power price rises hours before businesses were...

Tourist visits at Victoria Falls nosedive amid COVID-19 pandemic

In 2019, about one million tourists visited the Victoria Falls in Livingstone, Zambia. Now, only a handful of locals view the Mosi oa Tunya...

Kenya to develop tourism products amid COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya plans to develop tourism products at the local community level in order to boost sector revenues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a government official...

Egypt set to issue first green sovereign bond

In a bid to seek more ways to widen its sources of financing and investors, Egypt is preparing to sell its first-ever green bond,...

Burkina Faso received over 1.5 bln USD worth of development aid...

Development assistance to Burkina Faso amounted to 907 billion CFA francs (almost 1.55 billion U.S. dollars) over 2019, the country's Ministry of Economy and...

Kenya mulls value addition on fresh produce to boost exports

Kenya planned to enhance value addition on fresh produce like avocado and vegetables alongside tea to boost their competitiveness in the overseas market, a...

Facebook to open Africa office in Lagos, Nigeria

Facebook announced plans for a new office in Lagos, Nigeria in the coming year. The Lagos division will host teams specialised in engineering, sales, politics...

Direct flight connection between Europe, Namibia resumes

The first direct flight connection between Europe and Namibia since the official reopening of borders on Sept. 1 resumed on Sunday when a Eurowings...
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