Category Archives: Business

Will Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Prize Tilt Ethiopia’s Election?

The chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, poses with a picture of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in the Nobel Institute in Oslo on October 11, 2019. STIAN LYSBERG SOLUM/NTB Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images

Abiy Ahmed …

UNICEF air charter brings life-saving vaccines for children of Eritrea

ASMARA, Eritrea A gentle wind rustled across the otherwise azure sky over Asmara International Airport as a solitary Boeing 727 dipped low on the horizon and then gently touched down.

With a net capacity of 20,000 kgs, this chartered Boeing

Embattled South African Airways in talks with potential partners: Pres Ramaphosa

LONDON, South Africa’s embattled stateowned airline is open to outside investment and in talks with a number of potential partners, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

The economy of the African continent’s most industrialized nation has come under ever growing pressure as …

South African Pres Ramaphosa arrives in London for Financial Times Africa Summit

LONDON, South African Pres Cyril Ramaphosa arrived on Sunday in London, United Kingdom, for a two-day working visit.

The President will deliver the opening address at the 6th Financial Times Africa Summit on Monday. The summit is being held at …

Tunisia Polls Suggest Conservative Professor Wins Election

TUNIS, TUNISIA – A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday’s runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings.

Kais Saied’s supporters exploded with joy, …

South Africa’s ex-president Zuma to be tried for corruption: court

PRETORIA, The corruption trial of former South African former President Jacob Zuma will hold, following a court decision to deny him a permanent stay of persecution.

The Friday ruling by Judge Jerome Mnguni in the Pietermaritzburg High Court paves way …