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Check out 10 airlines looking to change the face of Africa's skies (Photos & Video)

The future looks bright for air travel across Africa. It’s predicted that by 2034, 190 million more flights segments will be flown across the continent.

A resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tourism in Africa: On the rise but has not at its full potential

For the third year running, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has published the Africa Tourism Monitor, an annual report on the tourism industry in Africa.

Mobile in Africa: Still room to grow (Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

Why this industry leader believes mobile in Africa has not yet reached its potential

Africa is a mobile-first continent. With almost 70% penetration and the innovations around mobile money, the continent is redefining what one can do with a cell phone.

Alassane Ouattara, President of Ivory Coast & John Magufuli President-Elect of Tanzania

Ivory Coast and Tanzania: Same results, different reactions

Two of the world’s fastest-growing economies — Cote d’Ivoire and Tanzania — held presidential elections this week.

John Magufuli, Tanzania's President-Elect

Tanzania's Election - Bullish on the Bulldozer: Ryan L. Hoover, Investment Analyst, Africa Capital Group

It wasn’t pretty, but John Magufuli ended up winning the most hotly contested presidential election in Tanzania’s history last week.

John Magufuli, Tanzania's Minister of Public Works Minister and presidential candidate. Photographer: Khalfan Said/AP Photo

Tanzania's ruling party picks Minister of Public Works John Magufuli to run for President

Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi nominated Works Minister John Magufuli to run for president on its ticket in general elections planned for Oct. 25.

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10 budget airlines changing Africa's skies

Traveling across Africa’s huge distances can be expensive. Not that long ago, getting from one city to another often meant a connection in Europe. That’s finally changing.