Africa could achieve full access to power by 2025, sooner than the goal of 2030 set by the US and other major donor countries, while increasing its infrastructure and industrial capacity, said the new head of African Development Bank.
The consulting market in Africa registered an increase of 3.4 per cent marking a value of $1.7 billion during 2014, a report said.
Performance varied widely, with the small markets in the east and west continuing to boom, while in
A wave of low-cost airlines are launching or expanding operations in Africa as they seek to capture middle-income travellers who are tired of dangerous road journeys but cannot afford major international carriers.
The new airlines
Growth in financial transactions messaging system Swift's traffic volumes in the Middle East and Africa has accelerated by double-digit percentages this year as banks expand rapidly and non-financial institutions join the industry cooperativ
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month.
American Airlines said on Tuesday it
Kia Middle East and Africa has won a deal to supply 60 units of the Kia Quoris to the Kuwait National Assembly.
The National Agencies Group, will take on the responsibility of supplying the fleet, said a statement.
Dubai-based flydubai is expanding its operations with the addition of Eritrea to its African network in October.
Direct flights between Dubai and the capital city of Asmara will commence on October 25 with four flights a week.
The world's first malaria vaccine, which won a green light last week from European drugs regulators, will be rolled out gradually in Africa, its maker said on Wednesday.
"We believe that there should be a thoughtful, stag
By coming together and agreeing unified proposals, African governments have shown their support for making more spectrum available to meet the mobile broadband needs of their citizens, said a top official.
John Giusti, deputy chie
Middle East and Africa hotels have reported an 8.2 per cent decrease in occupancy, a 4.2 per cent increase in average daily rates (ADR) and a 4.4 decrease in revenue per available room (RevPar), according to recent data.