New tools for easing cross-border trade in Africa

Mike Ogbalu, CEO of the Pan-African Payment Settlement System (PAPSS) at the African Export-Import Bank, discusses PAPSS, a cross border, financial market infrastructure enabling payment transactions across Africa. Related Content Foresight Africa podcast is part of the Brookings Podcast Network. Subscribe and listen on Apple, Spotify, and wherever you listen to podcasts. Send feedback email to podcasts@brookings.edu, and…

Denver Plans Direct Flights to a “Growing African Continent”

DENVER  — (AFRICA NEWS MATTERS)  Recently we learned Denver International Airport (DIA) and the city of Denver, fondly called the mile-high city, in the US state of Colorado, have begun exploring possibilities for direct flights to continental Africa. DIA has set up a team that is working on this initiative called Denver Air Service Committee.…

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How the Swahili Language Can Lift Up the African Continent

After so many years of talk about its potential, the African continent is waking up to understand and appreciate the power of unity represented by a language.  The African Union (AU) officially adopted Kiswahili or Swahili as one of the official working languages of the African continent, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government…