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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
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released its World Economic Outlook Database for October 2021 that features the organisation’s projected gross domestic product (GDP) growth for countries across the world. Here is how African economies are expected to perform over the coming two years, ranked according to anticipated growth in 2022… read more
Brussels Airlines offers a vast leisure network for next summer, as it sees demand returning. “Due to the uncertainty the coronavirus crisis brought along, booking behaviour had changed and passengers booked their flight tickets very shortly before departure,” the airline wrote in a press release. “Since a few weeks, this trend of last-minute bo… read more
Air Senegal will begin U.S. service on Sept. 2. The carrier will fly twice weekly between Dakar and Baltimore, with a stop at New York JFK.
The state-owned airline launched operations in 2018 and has replaced the defunct Senegal Airlines.
Air Senegal will service New York and Baltimore with an Airbus A330-900neo configu… read more
Mr. Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the B737 Max aircraft the airline ordered for, the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, and the 18 Left runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, among others. Excerpts:
Few years ago, you made some orders for aircraft and, j… read more
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group says Nigeria’s aviation industry is undergoing a revolution, under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Mr Tolu Ogunlesi, a spokesperson for the group stated this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Ogunlesi added that the revolution was more sig… read more
Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the global tourism industry contributed
$9.2 trillion (about R134 trillion), or 10.4%, to global GDP. It was
considered one of the fastest-growing industries, accounting for at
least one in every four new jobs globally.
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the
sector. Touri… read more
Vista Bank Group (‘Vista’) has closed the deal to acquire BNP Paribas’ majority interest in La Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI) in Guinea.
The acquisition adds to Vista’s existing banking operations in Guinea, in addition to its banks in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and The… read more
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the sector. Tourism demand – arrivals, travel, and the use of facilities and services – … read more
Major US airline Delta Air Lines and Kenya's flag carrier, Kenya Airways, have expanded their codeshare agreement, increasing the choice of destinations offered by Delta Air Lines in Africa and extending Kenya Airways’ reach in North America via John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in … read more