Dakar is Senegal’s capital, and the West African country’s largest city. Its strategic location as one of the regions’ main seaports means that it attracts a large number of business men and women. The westernmost point of Africa, Dakar has a population of over 1 million people, while its metropolitan areas [...]
There are a lot of resources to figure out where to go and what to take on safari, plenty of articles to tell you how beautiful Victoria Falls is, but how do you get the inside scoop on traveling to Africa if your agenda is all business? Africa.com editors are experienced business travelers who travel have traveled to all the major capital cities in Africa. This series, which features ten of the continent’s top business travel destinations, is our way of sharing what we’ve learned with you.
Lagos is the commercial capital of Nigeria, and is a bustling, densely populated metropolis. Traveling across Lagos can be very challenging given the frenzied environment of the airport, inadequate infrastructure that doesn’t keep up with the current surge in business tourism, and quite importantly, the safety and security concerns one [...]
Sponsored by Though small (it has less than 600,000 people), Gabon’s capital Libreville is a bustling port city on the Komo River. In recent years, the oil-rich west African country has seen an increase in business travel. For first time businessmen and women traveling to Gabon, expect wide avenues reminiscent [...]
Egypt’s capital, Cairo, is one of the largest and most populated cities in Africa. As the commercial, media, and educational center of this north African country, Cairo is teeming with activity. For first-time business travelers, the city can be overwhelming with its 18 million residents. Accommodation: The Four Seasons Cairo at [...]
Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines – Kenya is often perceived or referred to as Eastern and Central Africa’s Financial, Communication and Transportation hub. The city of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is the largest metropolis in East Africa, and is home to the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), one of Africa’s largest stock exchanges. [...]
Ghana’s capital Accra is fast becoming one of the leading business hubs in Africa. The city is also featured as number 2 in our piece on the Top 10 Most Liveable Cities in Africa. Many business travelers to West Africa find Accra to be close enough to access Nigeria’s large [...]
Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines – The city of Johannesburg, better known as Jozi to locals, is one of the world’s leading financial centres, as well as the economic and financial hub of South Africa. Jozi is the provincial capital of Gauteng, South Africa’s wealthiest province, having the largest economy of [...]