Republic of Ghana Intends to Order GEnx Engines for Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

The Republic of Ghana announced its intent to purchase GEnx-1B engines for its three Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will be used to re-launch an airline in the African nation. The engine order is svalued at …

Calls emerge for privatizing South African national carrier amid intensified strike

CAPE TOWN, Calls emerged for privatizing debt-ridden South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier being hard hit by a strike.

The airline must be placed under business rescue in order to mitigate any further …

Ethiopia’s Sidama Vote on Autonomy in Latest Test for Restive Regions

HAWASSA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s Sidama people vote on self-determination in a referendum Wednesday closely watched by other restive ethnic groups also seeking more autonomy since reforms by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed shook up the national …

Two African Airlines Threaten to Terminate Service to Juba

JUBA – Ethiopian Airlines and Kenyan Airlines are threatening to halt service to Juba International Airport because too many customers’ bags are being stolen.

After a Friday council of ministers meeting, South Sudan government spokesperson …

Two African Airlines Threaten to Terminate Service to Juba

JUBA – Ethiopian Airlines and Kenyan Airlines are threatening to halt service to Juba International Airport because too many customers’ bags are being stolen.

After a Friday council of ministers meeting, South Sudan government spokesperson …

Nigerian Authorities Launch Campaign Against Open Defecation

ABUJA – Baba Awolu reports for work at 5 a.m. each day at a local toilet and washroom facility he owns in the Jahi district of Abuja. The facility, known in the native Hausa language …

Nigerian Authorities Launch Campaign Against Open Defecation

ABUJA – Baba Awolu reports for work at 5 a.m. each day at a local toilet and washroom facility he owns in the Jahi district of Abuja. The facility, known in the native Hausa language …

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

ACCRA – Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at local solutions to local problems. In December, Ghana is hosting two conferences on innovation and …