CELEBRATIONS are in order on the poorest continent. Never in the half-century since it won independence from the colonial powers has Africa been in such good shape. Its economy is flourishing. Most countries are at peace.
A leading insurance company is ploughing R5 billion into widening its footprint across the continent as it harnesses opportunities for growth.
British Airways plans to increase the number of flights on the Nairobi-London route from the current seven to eight per week, with the introduction of a new scheduled flight plan for May.
Africa is a burgeoning economic powerhouse ideally placed for further growth in the years ahead.