Nairobi to Addis Ababa Highway Now Complete

The final Kenya - Ethiopia highway stretch under construction between Isiolo and Marsabit is now reportedly also complete, finally linking Mombasa via Nairobi with...

Africa Travel Association Postpones Annual World Tourism Conference

Africa Travel Association (ATA) postponed the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference to the first half of the year in 2017. Stephen Hayes, President and CEO...

Ethiopia’s Tourism Revenue Falls by Over $7m Due to Protests

Ethiopia’s tourism revenue has taken a massive dip in the wake of anti-government protests that started a year ago. The Horn of Africa country...

UNDP Launches New Publication on Weather and Climate Services in Africa’

MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 11, 2016/APO/ — During today’s climate talks in Marrakech, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a report that focuses on a...

Top 10 Most Expensive African Airports

As noted in last month’s article on Africa’s aviation sector, airports are massively contributing to the economic development of Africa. They connect cities across...

Sex, Okra and Salted Butter France (2008)

Dir. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun An entertaining and moving insight into the lives of a Malian family in Bordeaux, France. The cranky older husband Malik is left...

Africa’s Tourist Arrivals Up by 7%

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said yesterday international tourist arrivals in Africa increased by seven percent between January and April this year...

South Africa’s Gugu Zulu Dies while Climbing Kilimanjaro

South Africa's rally driver Gugu Zulu has died while attempting to climb to the summit of the  Kilimanjaro Mountain this morning. This known Rally driver...

Nigeria Bleeds! Is Buhari Capable of Stopping the Bleeding?

On May 30, Bloomberg News reported that the Nigerian economy was on its knees and on the verge of recession. A week before that,...

Hissene Habre, The Butcher of Chad, Finally Pays For His Crimes

On May 30, 2016, an extraordinary thing happened in Africa. A bloodthirsty tyrant was convicted of crimes against humanity and put away for life...
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