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How Africa can collaborate with its more developed peers

By Michael Pittelkow NAIROBI, Kenya- According to the World Bank’s most recent report on Global Economic Prospects, despite the broad global recovery currently underway, Africa still faces substantial downside risks, especially relating to challenges with subdued productivity and potential growth. In response, governments on the continent should look at a combination of improvements in education […]

Tourism Travel

Africa’s tourism grows 6%

BY EABW REPORTER According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saharan Africa (+6%) while North Africa saw a 4% increase during the first quarter of 2018. International tourist arrivals also grew 6% in January to April 2018 compared to the same period last year. Results reflect […]

Industry Travel

US Delegation Visits Ethiopian Airlines

BY EABW REPORTER Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert Kaplan led a large delegation of U.S. businesses and officials from across the U.S. government on a visit to Ethiopian Airlines. Under Secretary Kaplan met with Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam, to discuss potential ways for U.S. companies to partner with Ethiopian […]

Wellness

Vivo Energy Uganda & GoodLife Pharmacy partner to include pharmacy outlets at Shell service stations

BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA-  In order to significantly widen the access to world class pharmacy and health hub (wellness centre) services to Ugandans, Vivo Energy Uganda has signed a partnership agreement with GoodLife Pharmacy that will see its pharmacy stores set up within existing Shell service stations across the country. Driven by the steady […]