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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
Ethiopia, steeped in history, has a rich legacy in modern transport. The Chemin de fer Djibouti-Ethiopian (CDE), a meter-gauge line spanning 781 km, was built between 1897 and 1917, demonstrating the country’s early engagement with railway infrastructure. Its locomotives have evolved from coal-powered to diesel, mirroring the country’s progressi… read more
flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today the launch of a daily service to Mogadishu Aden Adde International A… read more
The 2022 Africa Visa Openness Index (AVOI) report shows African
countries making progress in their freedom of travel policies, most of
which had been severely curtailed by the Covid-19 crisis.
The annual publication, prepared by the African Development Bank
Group in collaboration with the African Union Commission, is … read more
A report by the Africa Development Bank (ADB) now says East African economies are expected to grow by four percent in this year. The African Development Bank forecasts the region’s GDP at four per cent this year, before recovering to 4.7 per cent in 2023, helped by the reopening of the economies after the Covid-19 containment measure… read more
Although Djibouti has long been a sought-after tourism destination for adventure travellers, the more significant world tourist sector is now aware of the country's tremendous business potential.
Djibouti City was selected as the World Capital of Culture and Tourist by the European Council on Tourism and Trade in April 2018. The sel… read more
For several years, half a hundred African airlines - some of which are no longer operational - have been banned from the European Union (EU) sky. Despite multiple updates from the European Commission, the situation does not really seem to have changed.
New update, almost status quo for African airlines. Since 1 June 2022, 54 of them have b… read more
Silversea Cruises has released its full selection of cruise itineraries for 2023 and 2024, with 280 voyages to 690 destinations in 125 countries, including maiden calls in Arabia and Africa. With Saudi Arabia continuing to blaze a trail onto the global cruise destination stage, Silversea will be calling in the kingdom’s Farasa… read more
Radisson Hotel Group continues its ambitious African growth and development plan with five new hotel signings secured across the continent to date this year, adding almost 600 rooms to its African portfolio. In 2022, the Group aims to add more than a dozen hotels, reaching just over 100 hotels in operation and under development on … read more
Every year, approximately 850,000 tonnes of goods destined for Africa pass through Dubai. The goods offloaded by ship then reach Africa by air. Djibouti and Ethiopia now hope to capture half of this volume, with Djibouti's seaport, the capital's airport, and Ethiopian Airlines and Air Djibouti at the centre of these operations.
Djibouti Po… read more