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French Minister of Economy & Finance Visits Ethiopian

ABN A French delegation led by French Minister of Economy & Finance, H.E. Bruno Le Maire visited Ethiopian Airlines on July 22, 2019. Upon their arrival at Ethiopian, the delegation was welcomed by Ethiopian Group CEO Mr Tewolde GebreMariam and the Executive Management team. A discussion was also held at […]


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 […]

Currency Fears Drive Chinese Into Bitcoin

ABN@ While nearly 5,000 cryptocurrency fans gleefully gathered at the Consensus conference in New York this week, investors on the other side of the globe appeared to be the ones pulling the levers behind bitcoin’s seven-day, 40% price surge. Cryptocurrency industry veterans say Chinese investors are trying to exchange the yuan for […]