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President William Ruto of Kenya recently announced that Kenya's borders would be open to visitors from the entirety of Africa, with no visas required, by the end of 2023. He said
When people cannot travel, business people cannot travel, entrepreneurs cannot travel, we all become net losers.
A few days later, President Paul Kag… read more
The rebranded Uganda Airlines is opening up the African skies albeit gradually, while also expanding into the hitherto monopolised routes of major carriers. The revived East African carrier is steadily becoming a giant in African space with its tenacious expansion of routes in the last four years when it began operations.
The airlin… read more
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, as one of
the flagship projects of the African Union’s Agenda 2063: “the Africa
We Want”, entered into force on 30 May 2019 following the deposit of the
twenty-second (22nd) instrument of ratification of the Agreement.
Following the decision of the 13th Extraordinary Sess… read more
On August 1, 2023, Cameroon's Head of State, Paul Biya, signed a decree ratifying the bilateral air services agreement (BASA) signed with Algeria on February 24, 2021. Since then, sector regulators in both countries have been busy finalizing the operational procedures for the establishment of an air link by the designated operators.
One of the six objectives of the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) "Focus Africa" initiative is to strengthen financial services and improve distribution in the industry. With this in mind, the organization, which brings together some 300 airlines, has just made EasyPay available in five of the continent's countries.
United Nigeria Airlines Company, has received the nod of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to commence scheduled flight operations into the country. This was announced in a statement today by the Head, Corporate Communications, Mr. Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu.
The approval of the request by United Nigeria Airlines to… read more
“Africa? I’m not sure we have the appetite for that kind of risk.” – US/European/Asian CIO/portfolio manager.
As an African private equity manager raising money from global investors, we’ve heard variations of the above statement many times over the years. It’s a point of view that often doesn’t permit for any serious engagement on the top… read more
This paper reviews the implications of the constitution amendment for the Nigerian railway industry. It reviews the historical performance of the sector and posits that the reform and restructuring of the industry and the prioritization of railfreight is a sine qua non for its turnaround and long term sustainability.
A watershed moment was… read more
For centuries, the phenomenon of bird migration has awed humanity. So much so, that the 4th Century BC Greek philosopher Aristotle, noting that the types of birds around him changed with the seasons, suggested that birds hibernated in trees or underwater and magically changed into different types of birds during winter. In the 17th Century, Engl… read more
In March 2023, CAMRAIL, the railway concessionaire of Cameroon, successfully delivered around 10,000 tonnes of fertilizer to Chad on behalf of APM (Agence de Prestations Maritimes), demonstrating its logistical capabilities and team expertise. The delivery took just three days to transit between Douala and Ngaoundéré, with an average load… read more