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Brussels Airlines is resuming some of its previously canceled routes to Africa due to the COVID-19 crisis. For its 2022 summer schedule, the Belgian flag carrier will add West-African destinations Conakry (Guinea) and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) from June 11th. The airline credits its expansion to an additional Airbus A330 that will join i… read more
Through the help of the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation and the instrumentality of the Forestry Development Authority, a new Ecolodge has been opened in Sinoe County in the buffer zone of the Sapo National Park.
The opening ceremony was held on Saturday 11, December 2021 at the newly opened Sapo Ecolodge in Jalay Town.
The opening … read more
Afrijet is now positioned as one of the most efficient companies in Central Africa. By joining forces with La Compagnie, the Gabonese carrier intends to democratise business flights to Europe.
The private company Afrijet is going international. From 16 December, the Gabonese carrier will inaugurate a new rotation between Librevil… read more
Hurtigruten Expeditions has added more West African expedition cruises for the 2023/24 season spanning Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. The cruises aboard Spitsbergen based out of Dakar, Senegal, are the most extensive in Hurtigurten’s history and make it the only cruise line with such a broad range of West Africa… read more
Accor, a world-leading hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, the Middle East, Africa and Turkey is expanding its footprint in Africa, with the signing of a twofold project: a Novotel hotel and the first Novotel Living in Africa, both located in Conakry, Guinea.
Strategically located in the Centre Busines… read more
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC). Ethiopian has a 45 percent stake in the joint venture while Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) reta… read more
This paper from the World Bank estimates the welfare gains from upgrading several major regional corridors in West Africa. It uses a quantitative economic geography framework with trade within and across countries and mobility of people within countries to assess the economic impacts of the reduction in trade costs from road and border in… read more
Brussels Airlines goes for growth in Africa, its most important market. After reducing its intercontinental fleet from 10 to 8 aircraft in the context of its turnaround programme in 2020, Brussels Airlines now sees an opportunity for expanding its intercontinental offer again. As of June 2022, a 9th A330 will become operation… read more
Afrijet will eventually operate fleet of four ATR 72-600 aircraft for its regular service CEMAC region airline intends to grow network and increase frequency
ATR finalises the sale of three ATR 72-600 aircraft to Central African airline Afrijet who will use the aircraft to replace part of its ATR 72-500 fleet. From the second… read more
An unprecedented Africa-France summit took place at the beginning of October in Montpellier, France.
For the first time since these summits began in 1973, no African heads of state were invited. Instead, French President Emmanuel Macron held discussions with students, entrepreneurs, artists, and athletes.
The purpose of t… read more