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  • Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

There’s a saying there that people go to Cape Town to relax, and to Johannesburg to work, but that’s no longer true. The city attracts the creative-types, is home to large number of advertising and events agencies, and is considered to be the country’s film industry hub. The Mother City, [...]

  • business travel, Dakar, Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

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 [...]

  • Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria

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 [...]

  • Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza

Cairo, Egypt

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: Four Seasons Cairo at [...]

  • Labadi Beach Hotel Accra, Ghana

Accra, Ghana

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 [...]

  • Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja is the seat of Nigeria’s federal government. The Garki district in particular is the city’s principal business district. Compared to Lagos, Abuja is a much less densely populated city, and an easier place for foreigners to get their arms around. Accommodation: Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria Because most [...]

  • inside Lagos Airport

Insiders’ Guide to Business Travel in Africa

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’s editors are [...]

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