Africa’s ‘Moon Shot’: Preparing for an African air cargo renaissance

Built more than 60 years ago, Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) is hardly a cutting-edge example of a modern, global air cargo hub. While there have been some recent expansions to its cool-chain handling facilities, NBO’s connectivity to the rest of the world is relatively modest. Still, Kenya’s largest airport has ardent fans. “Jomo […]
  • Randy Woods
  • February 4, 2019

DHL GF, Ethiopian Airlines launch JV to build logistics infrastructure in Africa

DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines have entered a joint venture (JV), “DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd.,” that will serve the entire continent of Africa based from Ethiopia – with Ethiopian Airlines holding a majority stake in the venture. “With its GDP growth, Africa is stepping into the spotlight as production hub,” CEO of DHL […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • July 26, 2018

Ethiopian flower market in bloom

The Ethiopian flower market is blossoming. Between 2007 and 2011, the number of flower stems Ethiopia exported quadrupled to more than 2 billion stems, according to the Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency. The EHDA is a government agency that aims to make Ethiopia a leading African country in exporting horticulture, including flowers. After Kenya, Ethiopia is […]
  • July 17, 2014