Gambia: The Gambia Signs U.S.$45-Million Loan With Islamic Trade Finance Corp.

The Gambian Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh on Tuesday signed a loan agreement of 45 million U.S. dollars with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

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Zambia: Pacra Registers 13,000 Firms

The Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered more than 13, 000 companies during the first half of 2017 compared to over 12,

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Rwanda: Model Villages, How Economy is Growing Along With Fortunes of Vulnerable Households

It’s a few minutes past 11am. Thonis Uwamurera, 48, a single mother of four, is walking from her garden. It has drizzled, the sky

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Nigeria: Govt Supports Ecowas Move to Harmonise Laws On Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and

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South Africa: Airbnb rentals boom across Africa

Rent-a-room giant Airbnb said Tuesday that it had provided accommodation for 1.2 million visitors to Africa over the last year — double the previous

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Ghana: Tigo and Airtel Complete Ghana Transaction

Millicom International Cellular S.A. (« Millicom »), the parent company of mobile operator Tigo Ghana Limited, last Friday announced the completion of the transaction announced earlier

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Rwanda: To Achieve Prosperity, Public and Private Sectors Must Come Together – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that there was no doubt that funds to invest in development among governments were increasingly scarce but there is

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Tanzania: Tour Guides for Registration, Approval

Plans are underway to register and approve all tour guides in the country to ensure efficiency and proper management of the tourism sector. The

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Uganda: Ethiopian Airlines to Partner Tour Firms

Ethiopian Airlines is looking for tour and travel companies to partner in order to boost regional tourism and trade between Uganda and Ethiopia. Abebe

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Tanzania: Tazara Vows to Increase Domestic Tourism As Numbers Skyrocket

Tourists have expressed their satisfaction with Tanzanian tourist attractions as Rovos Rail from South Africa increases its routes from three to five this year.

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