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EABC-EATP sign agreement to champion growth of the EAC tourism sector
17-09-2021 | 10:16:12
The East African Business Council and East African Tourism Platform have signed a memorandum of understanding geared to market the EAC bloc as a single and most attractive tourist destination.
Ethiopian unveils convenient digital options for economy travelers
02-09-2021 | 08:00:38
Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled a new digital option dubbed My Sheba Space, to enable economy class travelers purchase one or more empty seats on board to get extra space and relax.
[Interview] Antonio Loureiro, Founder, A Cozinha, Portugal
01-09-2021 | 12:12:00
António Loureiro, together with his wife, Isabel, started the restaurant A Cozinha in Portugal in 2016. Fiercely committed to sustainability and zero waste, A Cozinha was recognized in 2021 by the UN as one of the 50 Best Small Businesses in the world.
[Namibia] Safari Hotels & Conference Centre in Windhoek joins Accor’s portfolio
31-08-2021 | 09:31:00
Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, a prominent two-hotel complex in Windhoek, has become the first property in Namibia to join Accor’s  portfolio.
Emirates partners with Cemair to connect six more destinations in South Africa
24-08-2021 | 14:25:00
In a move to support the ramp up of operations after boosting its passenger services to South Africa, Emirates signed an interline agreement with Cemair that opens up connections to six more destinations in South Africa.
Emirates and Airlink expand partnership, seal codeshare agreement in South Africa
20-08-2021 | 15:33:00
Emirates and Airlink announced the expansion of their existing partnership into a unilateral codeshare agreement, giving travellers to and from South Africa convenient access to more than 40 domestic and regional destinations across 12 African countries.
Rossiya Airline begins flights to Egyptian resorts from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia
20-08-2021 | 14:49:00
Rossiya Airline (Aeroflot Group), in partnership with tour operator Biblio-Globus, resumed scheduled flights to popular Egyptian resorts from Sheremetyevo International Airport.
NAS signe un partenariat avec Abbott afin de faciliter les déplacements transfrontaliers
10-08-2021 | 20:34:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) va assister les autorités locales pour le déploiement du dispositif de test rapide développé par Abbott ‘’Panbio ™ COVID-19 Ag’’ ainsi que son système de test de soins moléculaires ID NOW™.
Radisson Hotel Group announces16th hotel in South Africa with signing of Radisson Hotel Middelburg
10-08-2021 | 16:16:57
Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of Radisson Hotel Middelburg as part of the Group’s expansion plan in South Africa.
NAS partners with Abbott to facilitate cross-border travel across Africa and the Middle East
10-08-2021 | 15:43:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) signed an agreement to partner with global healthcare company, Abbott, to drive the implementation of Covid-19 rapid testing solutions at major airports and transborder lounges across the African continent.
SITA passenger self services land at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia
05-08-2021 | 10:12:00
SITA has announced a new technology deployment offering passengers enhanced check-in and bag drop self-services with Ethiopian Airlines at Bole International Airport (ADD).
Radisson Hotel Group expands Moroccan presence with opening of four hotels
30-07-2021 | 08:58:40
Radisson Hotel Group announced the extension of its Moroccan footprint with the opening of four hotels in beloved tourist destinations Al Hoceima, Taghazout Bay, and Saïdia.
Radisson Hotel Group debuts in Djibouti
21-06-2021 | 14:55:00
Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of Radisson Hotel Djibouti. The hotel marks the Group’s entry into the country and brings its East African portfolio to 18 hotels and over 2700 rooms.
NAS awarded airport lounge tender for new terminal at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Zambia
16-06-2021 | 14:10:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), airport services provider, and NAC2000 Corporation have been awarded a tender to operate an airport lounge in the new terminal at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia.
Uber appoints Saad Pall as new General Manager for Middle East and North Africa
02-06-2021 | 08:21:00
Saad will lead the next phase of growth for Uber’s ride-sharing business across the region, bringing 15 years of strategy & marketing experience from the U.S., Singapore and Pakistan.
[South Africa] Airlink's city to bush-lodge flights open for sale
12-05-2021 | 16:49:00
Airlink, the independent Southern African regional airline, will restart its safari lodge air transfer service effective 1 July 2021.
Fitch affirms Morocco at 'BB+' with a Stable Outlook
06-05-2021 | 07:57:18
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Morocco's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB+' with a Stable Outlook.
Bolt has launched new car renting service
06-05-2021 | 07:46:00
Bolt has launched 'Bolt Drive' a new car renting service that allows customers to rent a car for short periods of time using the Bolt app.
[Kenya] Bolt Partners with NTSA to Supports Boda Boda Rider Training Program
03-05-2021 | 08:05:20
Bolt is partnering with the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and the National Youth Service (NYS) to support the National Boda Boda riders training program launched in February 2021.
UNWTO, IATA collaborate on Destination Tracker to restore confidence in travel
29-04-2021 | 15:42:00
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a Destination Tracker in preparation for the restart of international travel.
[Nigeria] Suntrust Bank launches loan scheme for women
29-04-2021 | 11:11:00
SunTrust Bank has launched the Small and Medium Enterprises product loan for women in the logistics business tagged Women on Wheels (WOW).
Russia’s S7 Airlines launches direct flights from Moscow to Casablanca, Morocco
27-04-2021 | 16:35:00
In accordance with the permission of the Federal Air Transport Agency, S7 Airlines has launched sales for direct weekly flights from Moscow to Casablanca, Morocco, effective April 30th.
EAC member states join CommonTrust Network on health data for global travel
16-04-2021 | 08:52:12
As countries seek to relax border restrictions, quarantines and lock-downs, they need a more reliable, trustworthy and efficient way to validate the health status of incoming travelers.
Zemen Bank and Mastercard launch Ethiopia’s first contactless Platinum Mastercard Prepaid Travel Card
15-04-2021 | 15:14:14
Zemen Mastercard prepaid travel cards will enable cardholders to use cards with either of the two major currencies, namely U.S. Dollars and Euros, based on their travel destination.
Alstom puts into service the Samalut Sector of the Beni Suef Assuyt railway line in Egypt
09-04-2021 | 08:40:54
Alstom announced it successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signaling Electronic Interlocking SYSTEM, including a support system and SCADA that supervises and controls different subsystems.
AfDB extends €145m loan to bolster railway safety and reliability in Egypt
06-04-2021 | 12:56:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), approved a loan of €145 million to finance reliability and performance upgrades to the country’s rail system under the Egypt National Railways Modernization Project (ENRMP).
Free trade bloc can be a game changer for African people and business
29-03-2021 | 09:45:00
The success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) hinges on the ability of African firms to understand and capitalize on the trade related opportunities offered by the AfCFTA
[Morocco] Air Arabia to Launch five new France-Morocco air routes
17-03-2021 | 10:51:36
The low-cost airline Air Arabia Maroc has announced the launch of five new air connections between France and Morocco.
Wego launches ShopCash, an online shopping cashback rewards app for the MENA Market
10-03-2021 | 14:12:00
Wego, the online travel marketplace across the MENA region, announced the launch of ShopCash, an online shopping cashback and deal discovery app for Middle East consumers.
EGYPTAIR Tourism, Duty Free Co. land cloud contract with IBM
10-03-2021 | 13:37:00
IBM, EGYPTAIR Tourism and Duty Free Co. announced a new agreement in which the airline will leverage IBM Cloud to scale and modernize EGYPTAIR Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System.
Accor, Expedia join forces to expand UNESCO sustainability pledge into 96 countries
10-03-2021 | 08:34:00
Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world hospitality group, in conjunction with UNESCO, are joining forces to further extend the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.
DHL Industrial Projects transports 676 passenger coaches from Hungary to Egypt
03-03-2021 | 14:31:00
DHL Industrial Projects, is supporting Dunakeszi Járműjavító Kft with the transport of the largest order of rolling stock in the history of Hungary. In total, 676 coaches are being transferred from the production site in Dunakeszi, Hungary, to Egypt.
Comair resumes Johannesburg, Harare flights
23-02-2021 | 12:27:00
British Airways operated by Comair, South Africa’s premium full-service airline, announced the reopening of bookings for daily regional flights between Johannesburg and Harare.
Airlink launches new West Coast route connecting Cape Town with Walvis Bay, Namibia
16-02-2021 | 13:59:00
Airlink, the privately-owned regional airline, will launch a convenient new direct service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay, commencing on 02 March 2021.
Ethiopia receives WTTC’s Safe Travels Stamp
10-02-2021 | 13:55:00
Ethiopia is the latest destination to be awarded the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp, the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, following major steps implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism last year.
Startup studio 1888EC partners with Mastercard Foundation to create digital solutions for tourism sector in Ethiopia
09-02-2021 | 13:09:00
Startup studio 1888EC announced a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to create Ethiopia's first travel and leisure platform aimed at creating digital solutions and job opportunities within the contry's tourism sector.
[Kenya] Safaricom collaborates with Forward Travelers to offer digital fare collection solution to commuters
02-02-2021 | 16:27:31
The service is powered by Simple Fare, a mobile and financial integration technology developed by Netcen Interactives. Simple Fare enables a commuter to pay fare through Lipa Na M-PESA with the payment immediately reflecting to the bus crew’s phones.
ALYI's first rideshare electric motorcycles to go into service by July in Kenya
02-02-2021 | 07:42:19
Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI), announced finalizing plans for its first rideshare electric motorcycles to go into service by July of this year. ALYI has an order to deliver 2000 electric motorcycles in Kenya to be deployed into the motorcycle taxi (boda) market.
American Farm Bureau seeks for exemption of farm labor from South Africa travel ban
29-01-2021 | 10:21:17
The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking the Biden administration to exempt farm labor from its recent proclamation suspending travel from several countries due to COVID-19 concerns. The ban includes guest workers from South Africa.
Futuregrowth buys stake in Thebe Tourism Group, South Africa
29-01-2021 | 09:56:00
Asset Manager Futuregrowth has put its vote of confidence in the tourism industry by buying a significant stake in Thebe Tourism Group in South Africa.
Over 100 million global Travel & Tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021, WTTC
22-01-2021 | 07:34:00
More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Qatar Airways resumes flights to Cairo, Egypt
20-01-2021 | 14:40:00
Qatar Airways resumed flights to Cairo in the Arab Republic of Egypt with a daily service. QR1301 departed Hamad International Airport to Cairo International Airport at 15:15 local time and landed at its destination at 17:40 local time.
DHL Express purchases eight additional Boeing 777 freighters
18-01-2021 | 10:32:45
DHL Express, world’s express service provider together with Boeing announced that the global logistics company placed an order for an additional eight new Boeing 777 freighters.
Siemens Mobility signs MoU to install high-speed rail system in Egypt
18-01-2021 | 10:16:19
The National Authority for Tunnels, a governmental authority under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport of Egypt, and Siemens Mobility signed an MoU to design, install and commission Egypt’s first ever high-speed rail transportation system.
Acrow provides modular steel bridges to restore transportation lifelines in Mozambique
15-01-2021 | 09:02:00
Acrow, an international bridge engineering and supply company, announced it has provided 26 modular steel bridges to the National Road Administration of Mozambique, to restore vital transportation routes damaged by cyclones in 2019.
Egypt launches EBRD-UNWTO tourism recovery assistance package
14-01-2021 | 07:40:53
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), joined forces to support countries that are among the most dependent on tourism for jobs and economic growth.
AFRAA appoints Raphael Kuuchi as new Director Government, Legal and Industry Affairs
07-01-2021 | 14:12:00
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) appointed Raphael Kuuchi as Director Government, Legal and Industry Affairs in Consulting capacity effective 01 January 2021.
EBRD loans $12m to Al Dau Al Haram to support tourism sector in Egypt
06-01-2021 | 08:14:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is breaking fresh ground with a $12 million loan to Al Dau Al Haram for Hotel Operations for the regeneration of a brownfield site into a Hyatt Regency hotel in Egypt.
IATA appoints Al-Awadhi as new Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East
05-01-2021 | 14:03:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) appointed Kamil H. Al-Awadhi as its Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East, effective 1 March 2021.
EIB, Arab Republic of Egypt partner to support urban transport in Alexandria and Cairo
05-01-2021 | 07:44:00
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Arab Republic of Egypt signed a €1.128 billion agreement to support investments in the rehabilitation and expansion of metro and tram systems in Alexandria and Cairo.
Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%, UNWTO
22-12-2020 | 07:48:00
According to the latest tourism data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), destinations welcomed 900 million fewer international tourists between January and October when compared with the same period of 2019.
Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, partners launch Mawingu Mountain Bongo Sanctuary in Kenya
16-12-2020 | 09:42:00
The Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) joined hands with the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, and other key stakeholders to launch the Mawingu Mountain Bongo Sanctuary, an 800 acre indigenous forest area on the slopes of Mount Kenya.
[Kenya] Gor Mahia’s digital supporters trust partners with BuuPass on digital travel solutions
11-12-2020 | 09:05:23
GMAF DIRECT, Gor Mahia’s digital supporters trust has entered into a pioneering project with BuuPass, a digital marketplace for travelers across Kenya.
Leep Africa develops Leep Connect, world’s first mobile IOT hotspot network
09-12-2020 | 13:30:00
Leep Africa, a Johannesburg-based South African company, has developed the world’s first Internet of Things (IoT) mobile hotspot network.
Accor Middle East & Africa expands with addition of India and Turkey
23-11-2020 | 14:31:46
Accor, world-leading augmented hospitality group, has added India and Turkey to its Middle East & Africa region.
O-CITY enters Kenya to drive contactless payments across Matatu bus service
19-11-2020 | 14:42:22
O-CITY, the automated fare collection provider by BPC, announced its initiative to drive contactless payments across bus services in Nairobi, Kenya.
Airlink launches new route connecting South Africa and Tanzania
18-11-2020 | 10:45:43
Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, has opened reservations for flights between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam, which will commence on 1 December 2020.
Airlink launches new route to connect South Africa and DRC
18-11-2020 | 10:37:38
Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, will connect South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) when it launches its new scheduled passenger flights between Johannesburg and Lubumbashi on 30 November 2020.
World Bank provides additional financing for Morocco’s urban transport sector
04-11-2020 | 07:31:00
The World Bank approved $150 million in additional financing for Morocco’s Urban Transport Program, which started in 2015, to strengthen the country’s capacity to offer quality service in public transport.
BIDTravel and Sabre power digital transformation across Africa
29-10-2020 | 09:22:00
Sabre Corporation, software and technology company powering the global travel industryannounc ed the signing of a long-term, technology agreement with BIDTravel.
[Kenya] Bolt upgrades security features to ensure safer rides across the country
28-10-2020 | 10:55:05
Bolt, on-demand transportation platform in Africa has up-scaled security and safety features on the platform to improve safety and well-being of passengers, riders and drivers during a Bolt trip.
UNWTO, ITC collaborate to strengthen coastal tourism in Liberia
22-10-2020 | 13:55:00
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and UNWTO are collaborating in a project on developing the tourism sector in Liberia with a focus on surf tourism in the Robertsport destination.
USAID, Ethiopian partner to source food from local farmers for in-flight meals
21-10-2020 | 14:34:00
Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals for global passengers.
Emirates expands reach in Southern Africa via interline agreement with Airlink
21-10-2020 | 13:42:55
Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers.
Ryanair resumes flights to Morocco
12-10-2020 | 12:58:00
Low-cost airline Ryanair is set to resume flights in and out of Morocco.
Looming cash crisis threatens airlines, IATA
08-10-2020 | 10:47:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the airline industry will burn through $77 billion in cash during the second half of 2020 (almost $13 billion/month or $300,000 per minute), despite the restart of operations.
UNWTO, IATA sign agreement to restore confidence in international aviation
08-10-2020 | 10:25:00
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as the two parties work together to restart global tourism.
World Bank confirms economic downturn in Sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery
08-10-2020 | 08:45:00
Driven by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 global pandemic, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to fall to -3.3 percent in 2020, pushing the region into its first recession in 25 years, according World Bank's latest regional economic analysis.
Ethiopian unveils COVID-19 global insurance cover
02-10-2020 | 15:55:00
Ethiopian Airlines Group, Largest Aviation Group in Africa announced it will cover the medical insurance including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 as of 1st of October 2020 until 31st of March 2021.
Addressing youth unemployment in Ghana needs urgent action, report
30-09-2020 | 08:47:00
A new World Bank report identifies agribusiness, entrepreneurship, apprenticeship, construction, tourism and sports as key sectors that can offer increased employment opportunities for Ghanaian youth.
Emirates resumes flights to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mauritius
29-09-2020 | 11:23:00
Emirates announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (1 October), Cape Town (1 October), Durban (4 October) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (1 October); and Mauritius (3 October).
UNWTO launches comprehensive Tourism Recovery Tracker
28-09-2020 | 09:02:54
As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism.
Ethiopian to resume flight to Johannesburg, Cape Town
24-09-2020 | 09:29:00
With the easing of travel restrictions across the globe, Ethiopian announced it will restart scheduled commercial flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town as of 01 October 2020.
OPEC Fund approves $100m for operations in developing countries
24-09-2020 | 09:16:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) approved $100 million in new funding to support development operations in Burundi, Nicaragua and Ghana.
Emirates resumes flights to Casablanca, Morocco
14-09-2020 | 10:37:00
Emirates announced it will resume passenger services to Casablanca, Morocco effective 18 September 2020.
Zambian airline Proflight launches cargo flight services between Lusaka and Johannesburg
11-09-2020 | 16:12:00
Proflight Zambia has expanded its cargo capacity by designating some of its fleet to operate dedicated cargo flights between Lusaka and Johannesburg.
World Bank provides $130.8m to upgrade road infrastructure in Uganda’s West Nile sub-region
11-09-2020 | 09:15:00
The World Bank approved a grant of $130.8 million from IDA to ease the movement of goods and people and improve access to social services and job opportunities in the refugee hosting districts in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda.
United Airlines strengthens global network adding new nonstops to Africa, India and Hawaii
10-09-2020 | 09:32:00
United Airlines announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii.
EBRD supports infrastructure services in Morocco
02-09-2020 | 13:19:11
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the delivery of vital infrastructure services in Morocco with a €300 million financing package to state-owned utility and transport companies.
Kenya becomes first country to be awarded 'Safer Tourism Seal'
27-08-2020 | 13:04:22
Kenya is the first country globally to be awarded the recommended status of the “Safer Tourism Seal” by Rebuilding Travel.
COMESA,EAC, SADC develop electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System
25-08-2020 | 11:58:00
A regional electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System which will allow cross border road transport operators, drivers, regulators and law enforcement agencies to record and monitor driver wellness data has been approved by the Tripartite group.
Impact of COVID-19 on African aviation and economies is worsening, IATA
19-08-2020 | 12:06:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data indicating that the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation industry and economies has worsened sharply since the previous assessment in April.
Ethiopian increases flight frequency on domestic services
17-08-2020 | 12:07:33
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline has increased the frequency of its scheduled flights on its domestic destinations to meet the growing demand.
Nagashiki Shipping bulk carrier vessel MW Wakashio spills fuel oil off Mauritius
10-08-2020 | 09:14:23
On 25 July 2020, a bulk carrier vessel, MW Wakashio, ran aground on the reef of Point d’Esny, off the coast of Mauritius, approximately 40 kilometres southeast of the country’s capital, Port Louis, carrying nearly 4,200 metric tons (MT) of fuel.
COVID-19 raises urgency for structural reforms in South Africa, study
03-08-2020 | 10:59:00
South Africa responded swiftly to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency for structural reforms, according to a new OECD report.
COMESA, EAC, SADC Ministers approve new harmonized trade, transport facilitation guidelines
31-07-2020 | 09:15:00
The Tripartite Council of Ministers of three regional economic communities in the eastern and southern Africa have approved new harmonized trade and transport facilitation guidelines.
[Sierra Leone] IOM strengthens capacity of airport frontliners as Freetown International Airport reopens
24-07-2020 | 16:17:24
After being closed for four months, Sierra Leone’s only international airport has reopened to foreign commercial flights.
[Startup Interview] Vimbai Malandu, Co-Founder, YuPlan Limited, Zimbabwe
21-07-2020 | 18:23:00
YuPlan Limited is a Zimbabwe digital startup that allows customers to book a venue from anywhere in the world.
Ethiopian resumes flights to Cameroon on special permit
20-07-2020 | 09:18:00
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline resumed its service to Duala and Yaoundé in Cameroon, with services being initially available three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Germany mobilizes additional €13m for Namibia to mitigate COVID-19 challenges in conservation, tourism sector
15-07-2020 | 14:55:00
The German Federal Government has mobilized additional resources of €13 million to support the Namibian Government, through the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, in mitigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IOM launches transhumance tracking tool in Mauritania
15-07-2020 | 11:31:00
Herders in Africa’s arid Sahelian region follow a seasonal cycle as they seek greener pastures for their livestock. Every year, thousands of men and beasts travel what’s known as “transhumance corridors” in a pilgrimage as old as time.
Yutong provides support in pandemic prevention of public transport in Africa
08-07-2020 | 09:59:00
China Yutong Bus has donated more than 1.2 million medical masks to African countries and shared the experience of public transport pandemic prevention in China.
Coronavirus will cost global tourism at least $1.2 trillion, report
06-07-2020 | 14:12:00
The world’s tourism sector could lose at least $1.2 trillion, or 1.5% of the global gross domestic product UNCTAD said in a report.
Sudan prepares to receive returning nationals stranded abroad
06-07-2020 | 10:36:00
The Government of Sudan last month began facilitating the return home of the first of an estimated 15,000 Sudanese nationals stranded overseas, many in urgent need of assistance, with the support of IOM.
African Development Bank joins WTO, other MDBs to support trade finance amid COVID-19 crisis
03-07-2020 | 08:26:00
The African Development Bank has joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO)and other multilateral development banks (MDBs) to reduce trade finance gaps that emerge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
EBRD, UNWTO join forces to boost tourism recovery
30-06-2020 | 16:41:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) are joining forces to boost the recovery of the tourism sector across the 38 economies where the Bank invests.
Security Council extends arms, travel restrictions on DR Congo
26-06-2020 | 12:54:00
The Security Council renewed the sanctions regime imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo for one year, while extending for 13 months the mandate of a Group of Experts tasked with assisting in the oversight of those measures.
NAS Tanzania operations ISAGO certified
24-06-2020 | 16:52:00
The National Aviation Services (NAS) has received its first IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration in Tanzania for its operations at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro international airports.
African Development Bank gives $1.2 million for Ethiopia-Sudan railway study
11-06-2020 | 08:41:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study into a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighbouring Sudan.
Global air transport industry losses to top $84 billion in 2020, IATA
10-06-2020 | 14:02:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its financial outlook for the global air transport industry showing that airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020 for a net profit margin of -20.1%.