UNTWO: Former Seychelles Ambassador endorses St. Ange for post of Secretary General

Former Seychelles Ambassador endorses St. Ange for post of Secretary General Peter Sinon, former Seychelles Ambassador & Minister and former Executive Director of the African Development Bank for Africa’s Eastern Constituency says ” I wholeheartedly endorse Alain St.Ange for the post of Secretary General of the UNWTO” Peter Sinon is the first & former resident Ambassador of the Republic of […]

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Africa: Ethiopia about to topple Kenya as the biggest economy in East Africa

Ethiopia about to topple Kenya as the biggest economy in East Africa Ethiopia’s economy is expected to overtake Kenya’s this year, buoyed by massive government spending on infrastructure that has kept the Horn of Africa nation on the list of the world’s fastest-growing economies in the past 10 years. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest statistical estimates indicate that Ethiopia’s […]

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Aligbe: Those Opposed to Airport Concessions are Enemies of Nigeria

Those Opposed to Airport Concessions are Enemies of Nigeria Industry consultant and CEO of Belujane Konsult, Chris Aligbe has said the National Assembly is contributing to the retardation of the aviation industry and called for the transparent concession of airport facilities. He spoke to Chinedu Eze. Excerpts: Before the Senate backed down on Tuesday, the members opposed the planned closure […]

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African Passport: Visa Openness has grown economies in Africa

The African Development Bank(ADB) has launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index, which shows that the African continent remains largely closed off for African travellers – a fatal but easily avoided roadblock for business travel on the continent. Business and overall travel on the African continent is on the rise. As is development in Africa. In 2015 alone, the hotel […]

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Rwanda To Hold 26th WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM FOR AFRICA

By Friday Nwosu Rwanda is set to hold the 26th World Economic Forum for Africa, to further integrate the African continent through digital integration. The forum which is expected to hold from the 11th-13 May 2016, with the theme: “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation”, will bring together regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society in Africa […]

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We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth

The African Development Bank just launched the Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, and it highlights a huge problem: as Africans, we cannot move easily between our countries. According to qz.com, on average, Africans need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries and can only get visas on arrival in 25% of other countries. This means they can only […]

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