Daily Archives: November 14, 2017
By Carita Tissari da Costa, Sales Director, Flexenclosure
Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate the West African hotel pipeline with 77% of the total planned hotel rooms
West Africa has been at the heart of the continent’s growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region’s economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria, are slowly recovering from the fall in oil prices and oil production, while countries like Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal have shown economic resilience and sustained growth. As many of the countries continue to stabilize – politically and economically – the region will be better integrated from a local and international context. This increased integration raises the need for quality travel and accommodation infrastructure.
Shared Value movement founder and business icon Mark Kramer to headline 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Over the next 20 years passenger demand is set to expand by an average of 5.7% annually
One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity as they connect with potential collaborators, mentors, and investors during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations, including the U.S. government, support this initiative by hosting events and activities that help innovative minds unlock their full potential.
More entrepreneurs are needed to secure SA’s economic growth – the question is how to make it happen faster
By: Donna Rachelson, Seed Engine CEO, incorporating Seed Academy and the WDB Seed Fund
Excitement Rings as the 4th Edition of Cocktails & Dresses: Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience Plans to Host over 2,000 attendees on December 10th, 2017