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Why even a $461.6 million government bailout cannot help struggling Air Namibia

It’s crunch time for loss making Air Namibia with the government due to make a decision on the fate of the carrier...

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,...

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...

Kenya Airways receives $92 million in government funding

Kenya Airways has received a government bailout worth $92 million, as part of efforts to prop up the national carrier after the COVID-19 pandemic...

Ford announces $1 billion investment to expand production in South Africa

American automaker Ford Motor will invest $1.05 billion in its South African manufacturing operations, the firm announced on Tuesday, and expand production of its signature...

Ethiopia launches construction of new railway line to Djibouti’s port

Ethiopia has launched the construction of a new railway line that will link its market town of Awash with Djibouti’s port.

Japan grants $4.8 million to Ethiopia for road operations

Ethiopia will receive a $4.8 million grant from Japan, following an agreement signed between both countries aimed at enhancing road operations and maintenance.

Chinese firms clinch $1.32 billion Tanzanian railway deal

Two Chinese farms have won the contract to construct a $1.32 billion modern rail in Tanzania, the foreign minister announced, in a deal that...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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