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Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.

19 Apr 2017

World's first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda

By Collins Mwai 25 Oct 2016

Nautic Africa and Mariflex partnership brings international expertise to Africa

The new partnership will bring international expertise in liquid cargo handling to the African market through the transfer of skills and exposure to the global market

27 May 2016

EgyptAir flight from Paris feared crashed in Mediterranean

An EgyptAir flight from Paris with 66 people on board vanished from radar screens on Thursday with a Greek aviation source saying it had crashed into the Mediterranean

19 May 2016

Liberalise airspace to unlock aviation business potential - experts

African governments have been urged to liberalise the airspace to stimulate new aviation business opportunities and boost trade across the continent

By Peterson Tumwebaze 10 May 2016

SADC fuel channel expansion opens opportunities for logistics partners

Energy companies will require local networks of logistics partners to make these imports cost-effective. Hennie van Wyk believes there are three vital areas to get right

28 Apr 2016

Safe air transport key to African growth story

The World Bank estimated Sub-Saharan Africa's growth at 3.7 percent for 2015 despite the current financial turmoil, with a slight uptick to 4.4 percent and 4.8 percent in 2016 and 2017 respectively

18 Apr 2016

Risky business: China's economic slowdown and Sub-Saharan Africa supply chains

According to the latest CIPS Risk Index, global supply chains suffered from growing risk in Q4 2015, led by the slowdown in China's economy

16 Feb 2016

IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since

5 Feb 2016

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER

12 Jan 2016

Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market

4 Nov 2015

Delta Africa buys stakes in two Zambian malls

Delta Africa, formerly Delta International, has acquired significant interests in two Zambian shopping malls, extending its asset base into a third country

By Alistair Anderson 21 Oct 2015

A call to plan for the future of transport in Africa

Transportation is a crucial engine for growth and social development in South Africa and more importantly for trade into neighbouring countries

14 Oct 2015

Landlocked Africa: increased trade needed to meet development goals

For businesses, access to trade will remain a logistical challenge

7 Oct 2015

Need for liberalisation and transparent regulation to open up the African skies

On the opening day of the World Routes Strategy Summit in Durban, the plight of African airlines took centre stage with the lack of liberalisation

25 Sep 2015

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline

31 Aug 2015

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015

African markets emerge on global retail development index

The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30

3 Jun 2015

African Free Trade Area - new era for Africa

Negotiations around the establishment of a single free trade area, spanning across 26 nations known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area have been finalised, with the launch expected in May 2015

20 May 2015

ECAir is focusing on its pan-African identity

The 2015 Aviation Africa Summit which was recently held in Dubai, was intended to initiate a crucial dialogue between key aviation industry stakeholders concerning the social, economic and political impact of a variety of future improvements to infrastructure in Africa

15 May 2015

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