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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.
The parks should be repositioned as tourists' destinations
One federal agency that has deliberately distanced itself from the development strides of the various governments in the country is the National Park Service. Not even the mantra of economic diversification has been able to resonate with this establishment. As we stated yest… read more
Last Update: Reissued on August 2, 2023 to reflect the ordered departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and eligible family members.
U.S. citizens have previously been advised to reconsider travel to Niger due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. On July 26, President Mohamed Bazoum was placed under house arrest amidst efforts … read more
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
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
The proposed project development objective is to improve the efficiency and safety of regional trade transport along the Douala-N’Djamena intermodal corridor.
In Chad, the financing agreement was signed on April 28, 2022, and reached effectiveness on December 21, 2022. The pre-qualification process for the works divided into … read more
Tourism officials in Cameroon are meeting to revamp the country's most important wildlife reserve, Waza National Park, which has suffered from terrorism, poaching, and deforestation. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Cameroon's northern border with Chad and Nigeria that used to attract thousands of visitors per year. Officials s… read more
After seven years of work, the construction site of the Am-Djarass International Airport has finally been delivered. It is expected that this infrastructure will help to open up the north-eastern part of Chad, which borders on Sudan. Better still, it will enhance the tourism potential of the Ennedi region, one of the most beautiful in the Sahel.