Ethiopian Stops Negotiations to Manage Arik Air

Ethiopian’s chief executive has disclosed that Ethiopian airlines has ended negotiations with the Nigerian government to manage the biggest private Nigerian airline, Arik Air. Through the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the government of Nigeria has taken control of Arik Air after the airline failed to pay its employees and creditors for months and […]

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Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers reach 141m in October – NCC

A record of 140,766,653 active subscribers of the telecommunication networks in October as against 139,905,213 in September has been made by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was revealed by the telecommunications regulatory agency in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data. Active subscribers grew up by 861,440. According to the data, 140,350,383 of the 140,766,653 active numbers […]

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Ethiopia: An Exceptional Airliner for African Economic Integration, Unity

Since 1951 when Ethiopian Airlines commenced international flights, it has remained the huge figure in Africa’s aviation industry. Its role in the inception and foundation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) is invaluable. The motto of the airline, “Bringing Africa Together”, which was issued in 1960s, demonstrated its aspiration to bring the continent closer […]

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South African Government given until 2019 to transform telecommunications

The African National Congress (ANC) conference has given South African government until June 2019 to complete the movement from analogue to digital broadcast technology. The initial deadline, which was June 2015, has already been missed by the government, as determined by the International Telecommunication Union, due to a legal dispute between government and broadcasters over […]

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