Hapag-Lloyd continues growing in East Africa
Hapag-Lloyd continues growing in East Africa

Hapag-Lloyd, a multinational German-based transportation company, is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately 6%, the region tops the list on the African continent. Kenya, in particular, is developing with significantly rising import and export figures as well as massive investments in public infrastructure.

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June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%
June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its global passenger traffic results for June showing a demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rise of 7.8% percentage points compared to June 2017 - this is up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April, with the capacity for June (available seat kilometres or ASKs) increasing by 6.5%, with the load factor rising by 1.0 percentage points to 82.8%.

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The digital transformation of Africa's rail system
The digital transformation of Africa's rail system

According to the African Development Bank, the poor condition of rail infrastructure and rolling stock in many African countries is undermining the potential of rail systems to contribute to economic development.

By Gilbert Saggia 3 days ago

Shop on Amazon from Ghana with startup Eazyloop
Shop on Amazon from Ghana with startup Eazyloop

Ghanaian startup Eazyloop is allowing users to shop on international platforms like Amazon and have their purchases delivered to their door within two weeks.

By Tom Jackson 13 Aug 2018

Melkisedek-Shivute Ausiku is the founder of LEFA, Namibia.
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Starting and running a business is very much like riding a crazy rollercoaster at a funfair. Exciting, dangerous and it assaults the senses like nothing else. Do you sit and scream and close your eyes, or do you sit and enjoy the ride and anticipate the next loop, dip or climb?

By Melkisedek-Shivute Ausiku 10 Aug 2018