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Building Africa’s Fastest Growing Airline

The Rise of Tewolde Gebremariam and Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines has been on an unstoppable growth spurt. The airline, which was founded in 1945, is Africa’s fastest growing and most profitable airline. From its first flight in 1946 on the Douglas C-47, the airline has achieved many milestones to become Africa’s leading airline. The airline’s…

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Building An African Energy Empire

Wale and His African Energy Empire Nigerian Wale Tinubu has risen to prominence in Nigeria, and by extension, Africa’s oil and gas sector. Wale comes from a nontraditional background as far as the oil and gas industry is concerned.Wale received his bachelors in law degree from the University of Liverpool in 1988 and a masters…

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Ethiopian Airlines: An African Success

How  Ethiopian Airlines Conquered Africa’s Skies Ethiopian airlines has come to position itself as an outlier in Africa’s aviation industry. In a competitive industry which has seen its share of corporate failures, Ethiopian, as driven consistent long term growth over it 70 year old history to become the continent’s fastest growing and most profitable airline….

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