Improved Roads in Kenya: The Ahero Road Interchange Project

Kenya has always had a problem when it comes to infrastructure. Poor roads among developing countries pose an obstacle to inclusive growth according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenya at the moment is making great progress in terms of infrastructural development.
A general view of a beach in Tarrafal, Cape Verde, on April 14, 2021
Cape Verde's tourism industry battered by coronavirus pandemic

With its pristine beaches and luxury resorts, Cape Verde is a tourist's paradise

A KLM Dutch Airlines aircraft in flight. KLM is one of the airlines that have increased frequency of their flights to the Kilimanjaro International Airport even as tourism is steadily recovering from the viral Covid-19 pandemic.
Airlines back to Kia as tourism picks up
Some foreign airlines to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (Kia) have resumed flights after recent suspensions following reduced traffic because of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
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Ivory Coast's energy leap
This week Business Africa devotes itself entirely to the energy and banking sectors in Côte d'Ivoire. In this West African country, several banks including Standard Chartered and the National Investment Bank have decided to go digital.
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Egypt: Counting the cost of Suez Canal blockade on industries [Business Africa]
A stranded ship finally freed after nearly a week of blockade. Christened as ‘’Ever Given,’’ the blockage on the Suez Canal in Egypt kept companies on their toes. With daily costs piling up, some had to reroute ships. Meaning several more days of travel time, fuel and other costs for the over 360 vessels aboard the ship. An estimated 9.6 billion dollars’ worth of goods are held up. Egypt alone lost between 12 to 15 million dollars a day. About 12 percent of global trade transit through the Suez Canal.
Senegal's economy struggles amid COVID-19 pandemic
Senegal's recent protests have shone a light on simmering frustrations over sluggish economic activity and unemployment in the West African state, which have been compounded by a year of coronavirus restrictions.
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Nigeria: India Turns to Nigeria, Others to Meet Energy Needs
Abuja — Nigeria and other African nations could play a central role in efforts by India to diversify its sources of oil and gas, India's Oil Minister, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, said yesterday, as the nation strives to reduce its energy reliance on the Middle East. India, the world's third-biggest oil importer, has asked state refiners to speed up the diversification of oil imports to gradually cut their dependence on the Middle East after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided earlier this month to continue production cuts in April. "As India seeks to further diversify sourcing of crude oil and LNG, Africa has a central role - largely due to its proximity and absence of any choke points in trans-shipments," Pradhan told an industry summit. Reuters reported that India imports over 80 per cent of its oil and has a huge oil import bill.