Corporate Council on Africa News Updates


Ethiopian Airlines on the up African Business Magazine
Ethiopian Airlines – Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has ordered 10 additional Airbus A350-900s and set in motion a $345m airport expansion project to raise the annual passenger capacity at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport from…. Read more>>


Somaliland secures record $442m foreign investment deal CNN
The unrecognized nation of Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region of Somalia, has secured its largest ever foreign investment deal….Read more>>

New terminal at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport to be ready by April 2018 Logistics Update Africa
The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers…. Read more>>


Chinese tourism to Africa doubles in 12 months African Business Review
In 2015, more than 100 million Chinese travelled abroad, making China the world’s top outbound tourist market. Since 2010, the number of Chinese tourists who visit Africa has an average growth rate of 50% every year…. Read more>>

South Africa, Seychelles are sole African beneficiaries of Qatar visa waiver Africanews
South Africa and Seychelles are the only African countries that stand to benefit from a huge visa waiver decision by embattled Gulf nation, Qatar…. Read more>>