Interview: Ethiopia can be starting point for Africa investment

By Yi Whan-woo for Korea Times Solidarity is the driving force behind African countries that launched a single economic bloc last year and which aim...

Africa defies global slump as foreign direct investment rises

According to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2019 Africa defied global slump as its foreign direct investment rose by 11% from the previous year, as flows to the...

Ethiopia to commence work on Africa’s largest independent power projects

Work is due to begin in September on two large-scale geothermal projects in Ethiopia that may eventually produce 1GW of electricity at a cost...

Top 5 countries leading East Africa’s Growth

According to the East Africa Economic Outlook 2019 by the African Development Bank (AfDB), East Africa’s real GDP grew last year by an estimated...

Energy Access: Africa Energy Forum calls for more effective support for mini-grids in Africa

According to a 2018 report by the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest energy access rates in the world. About 600 million...

Full List of African Winners of the 2019 World Travel Awards

Mauritius hosted the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony on 1st June 2019. The leading travel industry figureheads from Africa...

Ethiopia to launch project that will cut its wheat import

Wheat is one of the major cereal crops in the Ethiopian highlands, and it has finalized preparations to launch what is called “Integrated Wheat Production Enhancement...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO affirms brand’s strength despite MAX incident

According to Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, yesterday at the IATA AGM in Seoul, the airline is yet to fully determine the financial...

African Teams at FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

The eight edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will hold in France from June 7 – July 7, 2019, and the African continent...

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement comes into force

The  African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) came  into force on 30 May 2019. In April 2019, Gambia ratified the agreement, bringing the...