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What’s next for Africa’s struggling aviation sector?

On March 5th, 2020 this writer took a flight from Nairobi to Cairo. As usual, the airport in Kenya’s capital, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,...

Why diamond-rich Botswana must diversify its economy

As a duck is to water, the word “diamond” is synonymous with this southern African nation. Since the beginning of...

Kenya’s manufacturing hub raised hope for the flailing SMEs sector. So why did it fail?

When Joseph Gitile started his soap manufacturing business in 2017; he was exuberant and very optimistic that within a few months he would be...

Sorry environmentalists, Angola’s appetite for more oil is irresistible

Africa’s second largest oil producer has a problem, and it’s one that is uncommon in a region beset with many challenges.

South African Airways receives additional $346 million from govt to pay retrenched staff

South African Airways has received a further $346 million from the Department of Public Enterprises, which the struggling airline will use to complete severance...

Africa Finance Corporation targets combining renewable infrastructure projects to attract more funding

Lagos-based Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will shift its energy portfolio towards greener projects to attract greater investment from institutional partners, its new chief investment officer...

Kenya signals shift back to foreign debt as government eyes $2.27 billion Eurobond

Kenya will raise more money from foreign than domestic sources, as it restructures its debt portfolio to take advantage of growing appetite for high-yielding...

Nigeria finalizes creation of $2.6 billion infrastructure firm

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation of a new entity that will focus on infrastructure development, with a seed capital of $2.63...

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What’s next for Africa’s struggling aviation sector?

On March 5th, 2020 this writer took a flight from Nairobi to Cairo. As usual, the airport in Kenya’s...
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Why diamond-rich Botswana must diversify its economy

As a duck is to water, the word “diamond” is synonymous with this southern African nation.

Kenya’s manufacturing hub raised hope for the flailing SMEs sector. So why did it fail?

When Joseph Gitile started his soap manufacturing business in 2017; he was exuberant and very optimistic that within a...

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