[The Patriot] Botswana is about to experience a surge in Chinese tourists following the relaxation of VISA regulations, that is if trends from similar developments are anything to go by.
[ForwardKeys] The extraordinary rise of Ethiopia as a destination and a transfer hub for long-haul travel to Sub-Saharan Africa has been revealed in the latest findings from ForwardKeys which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 17 million flight booking transactions a day.
AN INDUSTRIAL ZONE should be a noisy place. At the Zona Económica Especial (ZEE), a Manhattan-sized plot near Luanda, Angola’s capital, the only sound is birdsong
IN 1876 TETTEH QUARSHIE, a blacksmith, smuggled the first cocoa beans into Ghana, hidden beneath his box of tools. He is now celebrated as a national hero; his trees, planted in the hills outside Accra, are a tourist attraction
[Deutsche Welle] At a little known but aptly named primary school in Kenya’s capital, pupils have taken it upon themselves to become ambassadors for the endangered rhino, or kifaru in Swahili.
[New Times] The first Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) in Africa was launched Wednesday in Kigali, opening doors for small businesses in Africa to take part in cross-border electronic trade.
Installing a Jackie Chan can EVER SINCE the Kenyan government signed a deal in 2014 for a state-owned Chinese company to build a railway between Nairobi and Kenya’s main port in Mombasa, the project has attracted controversy.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s mining sector is headed for exciting times with foreign investors reportedly reaching lofty heights since the new dispensation rose to power, subsequently staging peaceful and successful harmonised polls, according to Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando.
Let’s make a deal THE chief of one of Israel’s intelligence agencies was recently surprised to discover that Chinese construction workers on a major building project might be able to see into a sensitive installation.
THE cars in Lusaka are moving even more slowly than usual: hidden speed cameras have spooked drivers in Zambia’s capital. The government is desperate for cash, so motorists who speed are being fleeced