Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines ranks 11th most punctual airline in the World

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines has been adjudged 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to Flight-Stats,...

Africa’s Cities: Opening Doors to the World

STORY HIGHLIGHTS A new World Bank report notes that Sub-Saharan Africa’s cities are crowded, disconnected and costly African urban areas contain 472 million people,...

6 Highlights from the McKinsey & Company Women Matter Africa report

The McKinsey & Company Women Matter Africa report sets out the progress made by the African private and public sectors in terms of women's...

Africa Tech Rising: Meet Eric Osiakwan of Chanzo Capital Fund

In 1995, vodafone started. At the same time a guy by the name of Mark Shuttleworth started Thawte, a digital certificate provider that got...

Morocco to get Africa’s first high-speed train

(CNN) -- The first high-speed trains in Africa are flashing along the Atlantic coast of Morocco. The French-made double-decker TGVs are being tested ahead...

World’s best Sesame seeds Come from Ethiopia

By Amare Asrat - It was a good year for sesame in Ethiopia. The reliable hard spring rains had ended abruptly in time for July's...

Mastercard launches Mobile Marketplace to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Mastercard today launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which in Swahili means "Let's...

East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant starts Operations

Honorable D’Ujanga Simon, Minister of State for Energy, together with representatives of Access Power, EREN RE and donors celebrated the inauguration of East Africa's largest...