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Ethiopian Cargo highlights its readiness for vaccine distribution

Air Cargo News
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the cargo division of African carrier Ethiopian Airlines, has highlighted its readiness for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine across Africa and the rest of the world. The carrier said it has the largest cargo terminal …Read more>>

AGRIBUSINESS

Uganda hosts first-ever Africa agribusiness incubation conference
New Vision
The Agribusiness Incubation conference comes after UIRI was recognized among the best public incubators in Africa. The two-day conference is organized by the Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) in partnership with African Agribusiness …Read more>>

ENERGY

Can off-the-grid solar power be the solution for rural Africa?
CNN
With a large part of the African continent still unconnected to reliable power sources, satisfying the need for energy is both a challenge and an opportunity. CNN’s Eleni Giokos caught up with Phanes Group CEO, Martin Haupts, to talk about off-the-grid power ‘s…Read more>>

Largest data centre for East Africa to be sun-powered
Esi Africa
Mettle, a Gridworks investee company, and DPA have invested in EADC Asset Co, a company specifically set up to own and operate a 1MW solar plant that will power Liquid Telecom’s East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi. The solar power plant will…Read more>>

TOURISM
UNWTO supports digital innovation for Africa’s tourism attractions
Travel Daily Media
The Ubuntu: Africa Invites You To Live campaign, developed by ATREVIA, a global communication and strategic positioning company, won the Inspiration Africa Branding Challenge organised by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)…Read more>>

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