JKIA is the 4th Busiest Airport in Africa

Posted by - February 19, 2019

Data from the Airport Council International proves that the Jomo Kenyata International Airport has been adjudged the 4th busiest airport in Africa in the newly ratings. The numerical research lists includes comparing the total number of flights which is defined as, passengers who boarded the plane and passengers who do not board the plane, plus

97 Nigerian firms listed among companies to inspire Africa

Posted by - January 21, 2019

The London Stock Exchange Group, recently, launched the second edition of its ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report, with Nigeria having the single largest representation. Nigeria and Kenya led the countries represented in the report, with 97 and 66 firms respectively. “Nigeria further built on its leading position established in the 2017 report with strong representation

Empower women to help save Africa from climate change

Posted by - December 14, 2018

That is the message from African delegates as the world prepares to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change in Katowice, Poland, this week. Research shows that when women are involved in decision making, agreements on the environment are more likely to be ratified and projects around natural resources, such as water, are more likely

Marriott Int’l to increase its Africa hotels by 50% by 2023

Posted by - October 3, 2018

Marriott International plans to increase its hotels in Africa by 50 percent in the next five years, opening new facilities in markets where it already operates and venturing into new ones like Mozambique, the company said on Monday. Global hotel chains have been increasing their investments in Africa in recent years to take advantage of

United Bank, Afreximbank merges to maximise volume of Egyptian exports to Africa

Posted by - September 13, 2018

The United Bank and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has declared the launching of a partnership programme to provide financing and insurance packages for Egyptian exporters. This partnership comes within the bodywork of the steady efforts of the United Bank to maximise the volume of Egyptian exports to foreign markets, especially African markets. According to

Temenos Appoints New Head of Sales for Africa Region

Posted by - July 24, 2018

Temenos (SIX: TEMN, the banking software company, is delighted to announce that Alexandre (Alex) Menage has been appointed as Head of Sales for Temenos in Africa. Alex brings over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including numerous business development and managerial roles at Thomson Reuters, where he spent 12 years. Within Thomson

RwandAir: The Dream of Africa

Posted by - March 28, 2018

You can’t but be happy when your dreams come true! For Rwandair, the dream of becoming the best in Africa is becoming a reality. The dream started after the 1994 genocide when the government took several attempts to revive the former national carrier Air Rwanda. Air Rwanda, had ceased operations during the genocide. It has

Infinia Partners with Access Bank, Strengthens Footprint in Africa

Posted by - September 11, 2017

Infinia has entered into a partnership with Access Bank, Plc – one of the largest banks in Nigeria today, to launch the bank’s R.E.A.L loyalty program. With this, the leading UAE-based loyalty management, and payment solutions company, has stepped up its global presence by introducing its services to the African market. Access R.E.A.L is built

Dangote Cement Records 12.6% Sales Volume Increase Across Africa

Posted by - August 3, 2017

Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase in sales volume across Africa. In the financials released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange indicated that the increase in sales volume showed a growing capture of Pan-African market

Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Economy, Adopts 3 Word Addresses

Posted by - August 2, 2017

NIPOST will use what3words to increase the number of homes it can deliver to and improve delivery services in preparation for the take-off of Nigerian e-commerce Nigeria’s postal service, NIPOST, has just announced its adoption of the innovative global addressing system what3words (www.what3words.com). Nigeria is the seventh country to adopt what3words, and the third in