Côte d’Ivoire: UNWTO convenes Africa’s Tourism Reps

High-level tourism representatives from African countries, including 18 tourism ministers, are convening in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss the challenges of the sector and the priorities for the programme of work of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in the African continent. The event was held in parallel with the Sustainable Tourism Conference of the […]


New tech solutions launched to ignite SMEs

INTERNET Solutions (IS), the leading Pan-African telecommunications service provider, has launched a suite of technology solutions to steer growth of the small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Officials said IGNITE, the company’s suite, offers SMEs access to ICT infrastructure, which rivals that afforded by big business. This is offered through fast, easy and affordable access […]


Africa: East Africa is benefitting New Business Deals

Standard Bank is facilitating business development between clients from the East Africa region and South Africa through its 2016 East Africa Trans-Regional Conference in Kenya. The conference will provide delegates with an overview of commerce and industry in East Africa, while presenting opportunities for access to the market and business development. Over three days, 70 […]


Africa: Investment in Africa discussion held

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes, is holding crucial meetings with London-based institutions this week with talks centering on illicit financial flows, investment in Africa and the continent’s industrialization, among other topics. A press release issued  by ECA says first on his busy schedule is a meeting with Invest […]


Africa: Foreign Private Jet firm partners with local firms to grow Sales

Textron Aviation expanded its partnerships with Africair and Absolute Aviation Group for the companies to represent the complete Beechcraft and Cessna product lines in their respective territories in Africa. Africair has been a Cessna authorized sales representative since 1973, covering central and northern regions of Africa. Under the expanded agreement, Africair will add the Bonanza and […]