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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
Announced in July 2021, the future pilot training centre of Air Djibouti is the result of a cooperation with Canada. The Djiboutian carrier intends to give an international dimension to this innovative project of its kind in the Horn of Africa.
Air Djibouti, in partnership with International Pilot Academy, proceeded this Thur… read more
Somaliland on Saturday celebrated the opening of the renovated Berbera International Airport as the country continues to work towards building its young economy. By opening the refurbished airport, … read more
The bloc's growth is likely to reach an average of 4,1 percent this year, up from 0,4 percent posted last year, according to the African Development Bank's (AfDB) latest economic outlook report for the region
The East African economic growth is projected to recover this year despite COVID-19 setback thanks to sustained public spendi… read more
The United Nations Economic Commission says Africa’s tourism has the potential to create an additional $50 billion more in gross domestic product (GDP).
Head of the Commission, Vera Songwe says 10% of exports are already in tourism industries and it is a statistic that can easily be doubled.
However, she warned that restrictio… read more