Separatist violence in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon along the border with Nigeria have completely stalled trade between the two countries. Buses no longer ply the Bamenda-Enugu road corridor as attacks and kidnappings continue.
Africa is gradually being transformed by recent trends in the digital ecosystem. Most interestingly African governments have come to realize the importance of switching to digital economies though others are just still resistant to change. The unexploited potentials in the African youth in this domain have attracted bigwigs such as Google, Facebook, Alibaba and many others who all have good plans to encourage African startups, developers and digital entrepreneurs in achieving their goals.
The trade association of the world’s airports, Airports Council International (ACI) founded in 1991 with the objective of fostering cooperation among its member airports and other partners in world aviation has released the winners of the top airports in the world for the year 2017. The 2017 top airports in Africa include Casablanca, Mauritius, and Durban for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions respectively. Here is the full list of winners
Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco top the chat with the highest Facebook subscribers
According to CNN, the good news came as Google boss Sundar Pichai joined members of his executive team on his first visit to Nigeria as the company announced a series of products for the country, including YouTube Go, a platform where users with slow Internet can preview and save videos with little data.