Air Djibouti is on schedule with its plans to begin operations in late 2015. The new airline, established by the Government of Djibouti to support the development of the country as a regional hub for commercial and logistics services, has confirmed that it will commence cargo operations later this year and add passenger services in 2016.
Over 200 Kenyan start-ups have submitted enquiries and applications for the Safaricom Spark Venture Fund, with applications now going into the short-list phase.
Consumers booking flights through low cost airline Mango’s mobile apps can now make secure and convenient payments using MasterPass, MasterCard’sdigital wallet service.
HomeSend, an international transfer hub created by MasterCard, eServGlobal and BICS, has been named “the Best Payment Product in Africa” at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Awards.
Africa’s leading airline South African Airways (SAA) has substantially increased its presence in West Africa with a range of initiatives designed to enhance connections to North America from Ghana and into South and West Africa.
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Harriman Isa Oyofo is Chairman/CEO of Health , Safety and Loss Control company, Mann Safety, Nigeria. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
The news about the current Nigerian fuels crisis is already spreading beyond the realms of the Gulf of Guinea. It is said that this one is the worst since anyone can remember. This is truly not an enviable legacy for the outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan.