African governments struggle to turn around loss-making airlines

Governments from Kenya to South Africa are struggling to turn around loss-making state-owned airlines through restructuring or by bringing on board private partners.

Madagascar signs Infrastructure Modernization deal with China

Madagascar has signed a modernization agreement with China in a bid to overhaul its telecoms sector. The Madagascar Tribune reported that...

Syniverse, China Telecoms Global pre-launch connectivity services in Africa

China Telecom Global (CTG) and Syniverse have strengthened their strategic partnership with the pre-launch of a new suite of connectivity solutions for mobile operators...

Ghana, Boeing Sign MoU for Three 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and the Republic of Ghana announced today that the country intends to re-launch an airline starting with the 787-9 Dreamliner. The parties signed a memorandum of...

Eskom Poses a Major Risk for Investors, says Anglo American

South Africa’s beleaguered state power utility and regulatory uncertainty are the biggest risks for investors wanting to put their money in the country, according to...

China just launched the world’s largest 5G network

The country's three state-run telecom operators launched services for the next generation wireless technology on Friday. China Mobile (CHL), China...

Ethiopia, Egypt Reach on Win-Win Agreement

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the sidelines of the Russia–Africa Summit in the Russian...

Ethiopia to Continue Construction on Grand Renaissance Dam

Ethiopia’s Noble Peace Prize-winning prime minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed said Tuesday that Ethiopia will continue moving ahead with the construction of the...

BRI could Help Africa Achieve Transformation Agenda

NAIROBI- China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could play a major role in helping Africa achieve its economic transformation agenda, a Kenyan official said on...

Kenya Opens Second Phase of Massive Railway Project

By Ruud Elmendorp NAIROBI - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened on Wednesday the second phase of his flagship infrastructure project:...

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UK investors urged to deepen economic ties with Africa

The 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit was attended by Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh el Ghazouani and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

World’s second largest diamond the size of a tennis ball discovered in Botswana

In a unique collaboration, luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton is all set to transform a rare and...

UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much hype about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and an array of royals,...