Monthly Archives: May 2019

44 posts

Beefing Up Leather Products

ABN@ It has been much-trumpeted that Ethiopia stands first in Africa and tenth in the world for its cattle resources; nevertheless, it remains a paradox that its citizens are still suffering to harness this rich potential due to various reasons. Many Ethiopians are unable, or unwilling to buyleather and leather […]

Kenyan agriculture masterplan requires $2.2b

ABN@ Kenya requires a staggering $2.2 billion to resuscitate the agricultural sector from its current decay and ensure the country becomes a key regional food producer. Another $2 billion is needed to finance infrastructure projects like roads in areas with high agricultural potential to ensure that produce reaches markets. The […]


ABN@ We will tell you by how much people can make an unquenchable thirst for adventure and unique (in the truest sense of the word) pictures. In our photo review — the dangerous depths, scary animals, breathtaking trails and breathtaking views. Manchac Swamp, Louisiana, USA In addition to rumors about […]

African’s Hope; Ethiopian Airlines

ABN@ The government of Ghana has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, to establish a new pan-African carrier in Accra, Ghana. The government of Ghana and the private sector would hold a majority stake of 51 percent in the proposed airline while Ethiopian would hold the […]

Quality infrastructure in Africa: The role of Japan

ABN@ By Rob Floyd A YEAR ago, I wrote about the Argentine Presidency of the G20.  At that time, I indicated that little had been said about Africa by the Argentine hosts, which was unfortunate. Of course looking back, the entire Argentine presidency was somewhat unfortunate, with the least progress […]