Ethiopian Business Review

Airhelp, a company known for providing legal services to airline passengers who have experienced flight cancellations, delays or overbooking, ranked airlines all over the world in terms of quality of service, on-time arrival performance and claims processing. While the highest scorer in the world was Qatar Airways, South African Airways was the leading airline in Africa. On the other hand, of the 13 lowest scoring carriers on AirHelp’s ranking, six were European, including Easy Jet, Iberia Spain and Wowair.

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Budget deficits remain a big worry for governments in the sub-Saharan Africa region. They have continued to widen, reaching a regional average of -5.6Pct of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the past year from -4.5Pct in 2016. Such developments have been attributed to the growth in disparity between government revenue and expenditure. Even the implementation of the budget cut policies by a few countries did not halt the pressure on revenues that failed to be balanced by expenditure cuts. In fact, soaring fiscal gaps have been the major contributor to rising debt levels in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Africa’s economy has been off to a good start in 2018, according to  the World Economic Outlook published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on April 17, 2018. The IMF released the national accounts figures of African countries with revisions that indicated more positive momentum. The economic growth of Africa, which was projected to reach 3.1Pct in 2018, was observed after a slow down in recent years, as the report states. 

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