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Ivory Coast: Powering Africa’s fastest growing economy

Ivory Coast: Powering Africa’s fastest growing economy

This prosperous West African country is Africa’s fastest growing economy in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country’s phenomenal growth rate of 8.5 percent greatly contrasts with the rest of sub-Saharan Africa which has only seen three percent growth. But not every Ivorian is reaping the rewards. While the economy powers ahead, […]

Cautious Optimism for Investors in Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel Sector

Cautious Optimism for Investors in Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel Sector

Investor sentiment for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa remains positive despite economic headwinds in key markets, according to the latest JLL research into the sector. The long-term outlook continues to be strong and is driven by positive economic, demographic and tourism trends, with all indicators pointing to continued hotel demand growth as the region’s economy and […]

Hilton to Open Hotel in Africa’s Tallest Development

Hilton to Open Hotel in Africa’s Tallest Development

Hilton Worldwide has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries. It continues the company’s commitment to expansion across the continent as it seeks to double its footprint from its existing 39 hotels to more than 80 hotels in the next 3-5 years. […]

How Museveni’s Letter Crushed Madhvani’s Phosphates Plans

How Museveni’s Letter Crushed Madhvani’s Phosphates Plans

A letter written by President Yoweri Museveni offers a glimpse on how energy and mineral licenses and contracts are negotiated, awarded and sealed. A 2013 letter, authored by President Yoweri Museveni, which The Observer has seen, shows how Irene Muloni, the minister of Energy and Mineral Development, was directed to award an exploration license to […]

Nokia launches solution to help operators tap into the TV and Video advertising market

Nokia launches solution to help operators tap into the TV and Video advertising market

Nokia has launched a multiscreen advertising solution to help operators tap TV and video service advertising revenues forecast to reach $79 billion in 2021.[1] The solution, which supports targeted ad placements for linear TV, time-shifted TV and video on demand, is available today and Nokia is conducting trials with several operators in the United States. […]

YahClick unveils Virtual Network Operator Service

YahClick unveils Virtual Network Operator Service

YahClick (www.YahClick.com), the broadband satellite solutions provider for home and business, announces its partnership with VT iDirect (www.iDirect.net) for the introduction of Virtual Network Operator (VNO) services across YahClick’s existing footprint. YahClick’s VNO offering is based on the industry changing capability in the VT iDirect Evolution® platform and allows service partners to purchase their own […]

China Gives Tanzania U.S.$7.6 Billion Loan for Railway Project

China Gives Tanzania U.S.$7.6 Billion Loan for Railway Project

Plans for the construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge form are now up for implementation as Chinese Exim Bank has agreed to give a soft loan of 7.6 US dollars (about 16 trillion/-) to finance the project. According to a statement issued yesterday by the State House, the amount is enough […]

Eko Atlantic City Completes Eko Boulevard, Nigeria’s First 8 Lane City Road

Eko Atlantic City Completes Eko Boulevard, Nigeria’s First 8 Lane City Road

Eko Atlantic City, a unique, innovative development, in a vibrant environment with 21st Century facilities on the coast of Lagos has reached advanced stagesin the first 5 million sq. metres of the project. The city notonly boasts of independent power and water supply,seamless communications network but also anextensive citywide road network. This will be the […]

Turning Garbage into Growth the Future City way with SAP

Turning Garbage into Growth the Future City way with SAP

Waste is the eternal burden of civilisation. The earliest known urban garbage dumps are found in Crete, made over 5,000 years ago. Not long after that experiments with recycling began: Chinese societies reused bronze and the Aztecs routinely rescued usable materials from their garbage piles. Even regulation is not new: Athenian Greeks decided over 2,500 […]

Rwanda Economy Grows By 7.3 Percent in First Quarter

Rwanda Economy Grows By 7.3 Percent in First Quarter

Rwanda’s economy grew by 7.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, down from 7.6 per cent same period last year. According to a new report by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR), released yesterday, the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased to Rwf1.5 trillion, up from Rwf1.3 trillion. The current performance, […]

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